Ute Lemper

Forever: The Love Poems of Pablo Neruda - 8:00 pm

The cabaret and jazz singer brings her newest project, a song cycle set to the love poems of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda.

Sunday in the Park with Sixth & I

1:00 pm

Celebrate the end of cold weather with a potluck picnic lunch in Meridian Hill Park.


Lowland Hum

with Laura Tsaggaris - 8:00 pm

On our Downstairs stage, the North Carolina-based songwriting duo intertwines folk, indie-rock, and Americana as a foundation for their entrancing vocal harmonies.

Kate Bolick

In Conversation with Scott Stossel - 7:00 pm

In Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own, Bolick uses her personal experiences to explore why she, and more than 100 million American women, remains unmarried today.

Dustin Kensrue (of Thrice) and Andy Hu...

with Tanner Merritt - 8:00 pm

Dustin Kensrue of Thrice and Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra perform songs from their solo careers.

Toni Morrison

7:00 pm

The Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner tells a searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the life of the adult in God Help the Child.

The Ballroom Thieves

with Tomás Pagán Motta - 8:00 pm

On our Downstairs stage, the Boston-based folk outfit performs its impassioned brand of folk music that combines deft instrumentation with expressive lyricism.

Stephin Merritt (of the Magnetic Fields)

accompanied by Sam Davol with Amy Bezunartea - 8:00 pm

The Magnetic Fields’ Stephin Merritt presents a set of solo, acoustic versions of selected songs from his extensive catalog accompanied by long-time bandmate Sam Davol on cello.

Maria Bello

In Conversation with Daniel Jones - 7:00 pm

In Whatever…Love is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves, actress Maria Bello shares what she’s learned about love, family relationships, spirituality, sexual...

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

CANCELED - 8:00 pm

On our Downstairs stage, the duo illustrates the breadth of the American songbook, incorporating bluegrass, country, gospel, old-time music, and jazz.