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The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Music specialist Robert Wyatt raises the curtain on a lively evening that examines and celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber’s mix of showmanship and superb craft, filled with clips and recordings that cover the full range of his career from his earliest hits to his most recent works.

Date
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
A Red-Carpet Night with Oscar

Build up some buzz for awards night by joining film writer Noah Gittell for an evening that focuses on all things Oscar. The movie-inspired fun includes history and trivia, a predictions contest, and a chance to join some screen legends (the Madame Tussauds versions, that is) for photos on the red carpet.

Date
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Maisie Dobbs and Stories from the Great War: The Work of Jacqueline Winspear

As imagined by author Jacqueline Winspear in her series of mystery novels, Maisie Dobbs is a psychologist and investigator who served as a nurse on the battlefields of World War I France. She returns to her life in London as shell-shocked as any man in the trenches, and works to heal her wounded soul.  Winspear considers how stories can help people open conversations and, perhaps, provide a means of making sense of the most troubling events in their lives.

Date
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Capital Cheers: A DC Brew Tour
All-Day Tour

From a beer maker’s Gilded Age mansion to the warehouse-district breweries that produce today’s hottest artisan labels, join local historian Garrett Peck as he covers the spots that trace Washington’s long tradition of making (and drinking) the golden thirst-quencher.

Date
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
There Goes the Sun: A Total-Solar-Eclipse Countdown

Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.