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Intro to Isra...

Intro to Israeli Dancing

Mar 2, 2015 • 7:00 pm

Learn easy and fun Israeli dances, similar to the Macarena or Electric Slide.

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Michio Kaku

Michio Kaku

Mar 3, 2015 • 7:00 pm

The theoretical physicist tackles the most complex object in the known universe, the human brain, on the occasion of the paperback release of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Future of the Mind.

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Thrillah in M...

Thrillah in Megillah: A Purim Spiel

Mar 4, 2015 • 7:00 pm

Celebrate Purim with an unconventional spiel, a satirical spin on the traditional holiday story.

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CANCELED R...

CANCELED – Creative Matters

Mar 5, 2015 • 7:00 pm

Community affairs leader Bill Drayton, choreographer and dancer Liz Lerman, and public health expert John Rich – three MacArthur “genius grant” recipients – discuss their pioneering work and the power of creativity.

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Rob Delaney

Rob Delaney

Mar 7, 2015 • 8:00 pm

The stand-up comedian has grown a steady following largely through his wildly popular Twitter account, being named “Funniest Person on Twitter” at The Comedy Awards hosted by Comedy Central in 2012.

DC Purim Bash

DC Purim Bash

Mar 7, 2015 • 8:00 pm

Celebrate Purim in style at the Second Annual DC Purim Bash at Sidney Harman Hall!

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Julie Holland

Julie Holland

Mar 9, 2015 • 7:00 pm

In Moody Bitches: The Truth about the Drugs You’re Taking, the Sleep You’re Missing, the Sex You’re Not Having, and What’s Really Making You Crazy, Dr. Julie Holland argues that women are designed by nature to be dynamic, cyclical, and, yes, moody.

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Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Mar 12, 2015 • 7:00 pm

Wrack your brain with five challenging rounds of questions on the topic of March Madness.

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Cristina Pato

Cristina Pato

Mar 14, 2015 • 8:00 pm

The gaita pop star’s musical influences of jazz and Latin sounds represent a portion of her commitment to cultural exchange.

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Sixth & ...

Sixth & I Tour

Mar 15, 2015 • 9:00 am

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

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Hergaddah

Hergaddah

Mar 17, 2015 • 6:30 pm

Jewish educator Sara Shalva leads an unconventional and updated approach to the traditional Passover celebration by incorporating contemporary feminist thought.

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Barney Frank

Barney Frank

Mar 18, 2015 • 7:00 pm

The Massachusetts congressman recounts more than four decades in Congress, the frustrations and fears of elected office, and the emotional toll of living in the closet in Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage.

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Camp Sixth &#...

Camp Sixth & I

Mar 20, 2015 • 5:00 pm

Pack your bags for a Jewish summer camp-inspired weekend at the idyllic Pearlstone Retreat Center.

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Camp Sixth &#...

Camp Sixth & I

Mar 20, 2015 • 5:00 pm

Pack your bags for a Jewish summer camp-inspired weekend at the idyllic Pearlstone Retreat Center.

Brooklyn Rider

Brooklyn Rider

Mar 21, 2015 • 8:00 pm

The genre-defying string quartet ushers in the newest chapter of its expansive, ongoing cross-disciplinary project including Almanac, a newly-commissioned work by Tyondai Braxton for Washington Performing Arts.

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Camp Sixth &#...

Camp Sixth & I

Mar 20, 2015 • 5:00 pm

Pack your bags for a Jewish summer camp-inspired weekend at the idyllic Pearlstone Retreat Center.

Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro

Mar 22, 2015 • 5:00 pm

The Buried Giant—the Man Booker Prize winner’s first novel in nearly a decade—is about lost memories, love, revenge, and war and begins as a couple sets off across a troubled land to find a son they have not seen in years.

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Tobias Jesso Jr.

Tobias Jesso Jr.

Mar 24, 2015 • 8:00 pm

Bearing comparison to these greats with an evocative, timeless quality, Tobias Jesso Jr. may be the classic songwriter for our time.

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Susan Orlean and Alexandra Horowitz

Mar 26, 2015 • 7:00 pm

Following National Puppy Day, Orlean, author of Rin Tin Tin, and Horowitz, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog, broaden our thinking about our canine companions: How do dogs think and how has our relationship with them evolved?

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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

Mar 31, 2015 • 7:00 pm

In Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives, Rubin tackles the critical question: How can we make good habits and break bad ones?

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DakhaBrakha

DakhaBrakha

Apr 2, 2015 • 8:00 pm

Blending urban avant-garde and Ukrainian village culture, the self-proclaimed “ethno-chaos” group refreshingly revisions Eastern European roots music.

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