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Work in Progress: Political Campaigns

Conversation and Networking

In a bipartisan discussion moderated by Mo Elleithee, campaign professionals from Emily’s List and recent administrations share experiences from local and national campaigns and offer advice for those getting their start in campaign work.

Date:
May 1, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$12

Category:
Authors & Talks

Ronan Farrow

In Conversation with Mary Louise Kelly

In War on Peace, the acclaimed journalist and former diplomat illuminates the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership in the years since 9/11.

Date:
May 3, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Category:
Authors & Talks

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak

In Conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg

The former prime minister of Israel reflects on his life and his country’s first seven decades, including its successes, setbacks, and misjudgments, in My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace.

Date:
May 8, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $32
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Chelsey Green and The Green Project

Billboard-charting recording artists Chelsey Green and The Green Project fuse traditional classical technique with various genres including R&B, pop, soul, funk, jazz, alternative, hip hop, and gospel.

Date:
May 12, 2018 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$25

Category:
Music

Michael Pollan

In Conversation with Alix Spiegel

From the author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma comes How to Change Your Mind, an investigation into psychedelic drugs and what they reveal about the human mind, the self, and our connection to the natural world and each other.

Date:
May 17, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book: $33

Category:
Authors & Talks

Yossi Klein Halevi, with Walid Issa

In Conversation with Sarah Wildman

In Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, the Jewish Book Award-winning author of Like Dreamers offers a nuanced call for reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians and reveals the complex strands of faith, pride, anger, and anguish he feels as a Jew living in Israel.

Date:
May 24, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $12
1 ticket + 1 book: $27
2 tickets + 1 book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks

Svetlana Legetic

CreativeMornings/DC

Brightest Young Things co-founder Svetlana Legetic speaks as a part of the CreativeMornings/DC breakfast lecture series.

Date:
May 25, 2018 • 8:30 am
Admission:

Free

Category:
Authors & Talks

The Flop House

“The Flop House” is a comedy podcast where three friends watch a bad movie and then discuss it.

Date:
May 26, 2018 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$25 in advance
$28 day of

Category:
Comedy

Revealing #MeToo as #WeToo in Jewish Communal Life

An Evening of Discussion and Action

In a town hall-style conversation about sexual harassment in our local Jewish community, hear from leaders and experts on the #MeToo movement, share stories, and gain tools and resources to help you move forward.

Date:
May 31, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$12 in advance
$15 day of

Category:
Authors & Talks

Roxane Gay

In Conversation with Linda Holmes

From the bestselling author of Hunger comes Not That Bad, an anthology exploring what it means for women to live in a world that asks them to measure and rank the aggression, harassment, and violence they face.

Date:
Jun 13, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

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Authors & Talks
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