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Cécile McLori...

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Nov 1, 2014 • 7:00 pm

The highly acclaimed and wonderfully talented young singer performs fresh interpretations of unknown and scarcely recorded jazz and blues compositions.


An Evening wi...

An Evening with Pete Yorn

Nov 2, 2014 • 7:00 pm

The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs material from throughout his career that began with the release of his highly acclaimed LP, musicforthemorningafter, in 2001.


Cathy Barrow

Cathy Barrow

Nov 3, 2014 • 7:00 pm

In Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving, the author of the food blog of the same name shows what home cooks can do to turn the fleeting abundance of the farmers’ market into a well-stocked pantry full of canned fruits and vegetables, jams, stocks, soups, and more.

Ethics Under ...

Ethics Under Fire

Nov 3, 2014 • 7:30 pm

Based on his 30-year combat record in the reserves, Colonel Bentzi Gruber explores the moral and legal aspects of the war on terror and how the IDF applies ethics when making life and death decisions during combat.


Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson

Nov 4, 2014 • 7:00 pm

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet, as well as a guide to how innovation really happens.


Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong

Nov 5, 2014 • 7:00 pm

In Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, Armstrong sets out on a journey from prehistoric times to the present to discover the truth about religion and violence in each of the world’s great traditions.


Eric Hutchinson

Eric Hutchinson

Nov 6, 2014 • 7:30 pm

The Washington, DC-raised singer, pianist, and guitarist performs his irresistible songs with an unmatched, engaging presence.


Maya Beiser

Maya Beiser

Nov 8, 2014 • 8:00 pm

The Israeli-American classical cellist mixes spiritual with contemporary in her newest program All Vows.


Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega

Nov 9, 2014 • 8:00 pm

Celebrated as one of the most brilliant songwriters of her generation, Vega returns with a performance showcasing her distinctive, clear vibrato-less voice.


An Evening wi...

An Evening with Amanda Palmer

Nov 12, 2014 • 8:00 pm

Part manifesto, part revelation, The Art of Asking is the story of an artist struggling with the new rules of exchange in the twenty-first century, both on and off the Internet.


Marcus Samuel...

Marcus Samuelsson

Nov 13, 2014 • 7:00 pm

In Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook At Home the award-winning celebrity chef shares 150 relaxed, multicultural dishes that he cooks for those nearest and dearest to him.


Gary Gulman

Gary Gulman

Nov 15, 2014 • 8:00 pm

With a clever and highly entertaining sense of humor, the stand-up comic has performed on nearly every late night show and opened for Louis C.K. on his most recent sold-out tour.


Sixth & ...

Sixth & I Tour

Nov 16, 2014 • 9:00 am

Uncover the unexpected story of renewal, revitalization, and reinvention of our building that has led to what Sixth & I is today.


Dana Goldstein

Dana Goldstein

Nov 17, 2014 • 7:00 pm

The Teacher Wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on the dilemmas we confront today.


Writing Ourse...

Writing Ourselves & Giving Thanks

Nov 18, 2014 • 7:00 pm

This interactive workshop led by local artist Rachel Farbiarz explores the role of journals in our creative, spiritual and moral lives.

The Barr Brot...

The Barr Brothers

Nov 18, 2014 • 8:00 pm

The folk quartet out of Montreal produces meditative and explosive folk laced with West African influences on its debut album, Sleeping Operator.


Serve Others ...

Serve Others with Sixth & I

Nov 19, 2014 • 6:45 am

Serve breakfast at So Others Might Eat (SOME), an organization that works to end chronic homelessness in DC.

Sean Brock

Sean Brock

Nov 19, 2014 • 7:00 pm

Brock’s first cookbook, Heritage, reveals how the Wise County, Virginia native is transforming American flavors by exploring our culinary roots.

Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Nov 19, 2014 • 7:00 pm

In anticipation of Turkey Day, get your fill of Thanksgiving-themed trivia questions.


Dorie Greenspan

Dorie Greenspan

Nov 20, 2014 • 7:00 pm

In Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere, Greenspan explores the captivating world of French desserts, bringing together an uncomplicated combination of contemporary recipes that emphasize the French knack for elegant simplicity.


W. Kamau Bell

W. Kamau Bell

Nov 22, 2014 • 8:00 pm

Through his skillful dissection of social and political issues, Bell has emerged as the post-modern voice of comedy.

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