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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

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Continued From Page 24 2021 14th St. NW. 202-387-7638. Readings ■Poet Jean Nordhaus, author of “Innocence� and “The Porcelain Apes of Moses Mendelssohn,� will read from her work. 6:30 p.m. Free. Room 209, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. 202-727-0321. ■ The “Locally Grown� art festival will feature a reading of Randy Baker’s “The Monastery.� 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. $10. Washington DC Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. ■ The Theater Alliance of Washington DC’s “Hothouse on the Hill� series will feature a reading of “Love Person� by Aditi Brennan Kapil. 7:30 p.m. Free. The Fridge DC, 516 1/2 8th St. SE. Tuesday, May 21

Tuesday may 21 Classes and workshops ■Glover Park Village and Healthy Living Inc. will present a “Healthy Cooking for Aging Well� workshop led by chef Juliette Tahar and nutrition counselor Martha Rebour. 3 to 5 p.m. Free; reservations requested. Guy Mason Recreation Center, 3600 Calvert St. NW. ■ The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District will present an Pilates class led by a certified instructor from Yoga District. 5:30 p.m. Free. Farragut Square Park, Connecticut Avenue and K Street NW. The class will repeat weekly through June 25. Concert ■ Organist Richard Spotts will play music from Charles Tournemire’s “L’Orgue Mystique.� 12:10 p.m. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635. Discussions and lectures ■ Josh Stebbins, managing attorney of the Sierra Club’s Environmental Law Program, will lead a panel discussion on strategies to address climate change and reduce the public health and environmental impacts of energy use. Luncheon at 12:15 p.m.; program at 1 p.m. $10 to $30. Woman’s National Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. 202-232-7363. ■ Charles Moore will discuss his book “Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to the Falklands,� the initial volume of the first authorized biography of the late British prime minister, at 4 p.m.; and Paul Theroux will discuss his book “The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari,� at 7 p.m. Free Free. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919. ■ Neuroscientist Robert Provine will discuss his book “Curious Behavior! Yawning, Laughing, Hiccupping and Beyond.� 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Cullen Room, Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St. NW. 202-789-2227. ■ Political economist and historian Gar Alperovitz will discuss his book “What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution.� 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free. Langston Room, Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-387-7638. ■ Local financial expert Tope Ganiyah Fajingbesi will discuss her book “What Color Is Your Money? Your Personalized Roadmap to Business Success.� The event will include an interactive financial semi-

nar, networking opportunities and a book signing. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. 202-727-0321. Films ■The Popular Film Series will screen Tom Tykwer’s 2012 movie “Cloud Atlas,� starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry. 6 p.m. Free. Room A-5, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. 202-727-0321. ■ The “Our Furry Friends� film series will screen Gary Ross’ 2003 movie “Seabiscuit,� starring Tobey Maguire and Jeff Bridges. 6 p.m. Free. Georgetown Library, 3260 R St. NW. 202-727-0232. ■ The West End Cinema will screen the movies “Pronti a tutto (Workers)� and “Il Richiamo (The Call)� as part of the 2013 “Sudestival in DC� Italian film festival. 7 and 9 p.m. $10.34 per screening. West End Cinema, 2301 M St. NW. 202-4193456. ■ The Washington Jewish Film Festival will screen Edgar G. Ulmer and Jacob BenAmi’s 1937 movie “Green Fields.� 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. $12.50. Washington DC Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. Performances ■ Juilliard students Austin Goodwin, Robbie Moore and Ida Saki — 2010 YoungArts alumni — will present an original dance performance. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202467-4600. ■ The Ford’s Theatre Society will present an evening of original speeches by local students. 7 p.m. Free; tickets available at the box office on the evening of the performance. Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th St. NW. 202-434-9537. Reading ■ The First Draft reading series will feature “The Sooner Child� by D.C. playwright Allyson Currin. 7:30 p.m. Free. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. Wednesday, May 22

Wednesday may 22 Art show â– The Edmund Burke School will pres-


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ent “Altered Egos,â€? its annual student art show featuring work by sixth- through 12thgraders. 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free. Edmund Burke School, 4101 Connecticut Ave. NW. Concerts â– The Congressional Chorus will perform. Noon. Free. Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW. 202-547-1122. â–  Soprano Meri Siirala and pianist Marja Kaisla will perform music by Finnish composers. 12:10 p.m. Free. West Garden Court, National Gallery of Art, 4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202-8426941. â–  “Evenings With Extraordinary Artistsâ€? will feature the Beau Soir Ensemble. 5:30 p.m. $20. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-7282, ext. 3. â–  Composer, guitarist and pianist Tim Callobre will perform works by Albeniz, Piazzolla, Tarrega and others. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202467-4600. â–  The Attacca Quartet will perform a world premiere by Timothy Andres, as well as works by JanĂĄcek, Beethoven and Adams. 8 p.m. Free; tickets required. Coolidge Auditorium, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, 10

1st St. SE. 202-707-5502. â– Guitarist and singer Trey Anastasio, best known for his work in the rock band Phish, will perform with the NSO Pops and conductor Steven Reineke. 8 p.m. $36 to $85. Concert Hall, Kennedy Center. 202467-4600. Discussions and lectures â–  Rick Atkinson will discuss his book “The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945,â€? the final volume in his World War II trilogy. Noon. Free. McGowan Theater, National Archives Building, Constitution Avenue between 7th and 9th streets NW. 202-357-5000. â–  Carolyn Morrow Long, a specialist in New Orleans history, will discuss her book “Madame Lalaurie, Mistress of the Haunted House.â€? 2 p.m. Free. TenleyFriendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-727-1488. â–  David Olin and Tamara Luzeckyj of Olin Conservation will discuss the challenges they faced in the recently completed conservation of the Key Room wall murals, painted by H. Siddons Mowbray in 1909. 6:30 p.m. Free. Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-785-2040. â–  Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow will discuss “The Story of Spanish.â€? in conversation with FĂŠlix SĂĄnchez, chair and cofounder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free; reservations required by May 20.

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Cullen Room, Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St. NW. ■Daniel Kahneman will discuss his book “Thinking, Fast and Slow.� 7 p.m. $12. Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. ■ The Dupont Circle Village’s “Celeb Salon� speaker series will feature an intimate conversation with Andrea Powell, cofounder and executive director of FAIR Girls, about the group’s efforts to prevent exploitation worldwide through empowerment and education. 7 p.m. $75; reservations required. Location provided upon registration. Reading ■ Anne-Marie O’Connor, recipient of the Marfield Prize, will present a reading from her book “The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.’� 7:30 p.m. Free. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-7282, ext. 3. Special event ■ Alex Trebek will host the 25th annual National Geographic Bee. 9:30 a.m. $10. National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

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