Frankenstein Revisited
Two hundred years ago, Mary Shelley brought the tale of Victor Frankenstein and his man-made creature to life, and it shows no sign of fading from our consciousness. Bernard Welt of George Washington University explores the tale’s enduring power and its ever-evolving significance.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 6:45 PM
The Second City: Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)
Though the campaign season has already provided plenty of laughs (mostly unintentional), it’s time to let the pros take over. The famed Chicago comedy group offers a topical new show that offers an irreverent look at America’s electoral insanity.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:30 PM
The Second City: Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)
Though the campaign season has already provided plenty of laughs (mostly unintentional), it’s time to let the pros take over. The famed Chicago comedy group offers a topical new show that offers an irreverent look at America’s electoral insanity.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 9:00 PM
The Enduring Magnificent Seven
The latest version of The Magnificent Seven, starring Chris Pratt and Denzel Washington, is set for a September release. It’s a remake of the 1960 film of the same name.  Find out why this timeless story has endured across the decades, various media, and languages and cultures.
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Frank Underwood’s Washington: A House of Cards Walking Tour
Follow in the footsteps of the power-hungry politicos of the addictive Netflix series—the ones they take around Washington, that is. Join local historian Kathleen Bashian to cover some of the Washington locations against which the Underwoods’ scheming, affairs of state, and affairs of a different kind play out.
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 9:30 AM
Taraji P. Henson: This Cookie Doesn’t Crumble
At the center of Fox’s wildly popular hip-hop drama, Empire, is the captivating Cookie Lyon. The force behind Cookie is D.C. native Taraji P. Henson, an Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner. Henson talks about her new memoir, Around the Way Girl, about making a life and building career—and what really happens behind the scenes on Empire.
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Frank Underwood’s Washington: A House of Cards Walking Tour
Follow in the footsteps of the power-hungry politicos of the addictive Netflix series—the ones they take around Washington, that is. Join local historian Kathleen Bashian to cover some of the Washington locations against which the Underwoods’ scheming, affairs of state, and affairs of a different kind play out.
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 9:30 AM