Jazz in the Basement, a monthly series held at the Goethe-Institut Washington, presents pianist Harry Appelman and bass clarinetist, Todd Marcus. Join us for this free, afternoon concert featuring two great artists of the D.C. region.
Thank you to volunteer organizers, Bertrand Uberall and John Cook.
Goethe-Institut Washington is located at 1990 K St. NW (entrance on 20th St. NW)
Join DC Public Library at the National Building Museum for story time fun for the entire family. These 30-40 minute programs are packed full of books, songs, and activities designed to be enjoyed by children 5 and under.
Join the 1882 Foundation and Library Takeout for a Talk Story Eventabout the Kim Loo Sisters, including a screening of selected clips from a documentary film about this Chinese American jazz vocal quartet.
On the first Thursday of each month, the DC Public Library in partnership with the Goethe-Institut of Washington, presents a chamber music series (formerly titled the Brown Bag Chamber Recital), free and open to the public. Performers include internationally-known, local musicians Ralitza Patcheva, Vasily Popov, and special guest performers.
Participating in National Novel Writing Month this year? Looking for a supportive environment in which to work toward your 50,000 words? Drop by the National Portrait Gallery for an informal space not only to write, but also to be inspired by the portraits of great American authors!
Join us there on first Wednesdays beginning in May
Need a library card and a latte? A book and a baked good?
Then get ready! Because with the warm weather comes the return of the Georgetown Neighborhood Library's monthly visits to Baked & Wired (1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW)!
Beginning on May 6, you can drop by the locally owned coffee shop and bakery from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month and use our Library Takeout service to sign up for a library card, check out materials, and more.
We love the classics and literary fiction here at the Chevy Chase library, but it can’t all be Middlemarch, right? Sometimes you have to read something fun, easy and frequently ridiculous. Then, preferably, you want to discuss it over drinks with friends.
Hence Chevy Chase DC Library’s new book club, Lowbrow Throwdown.