Book Events: Authors, Book Signings & Festivals DC Metro

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Fresh Talk: Judy Chicago—New Views

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Sep 22
Join iconic feminist artist Judy Chicago for the debut of Judy Chicago: New Views—the first major monograph on the artist in nearly 20 years.

Library of Congress National Book Festival

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31
FREE! 140+ nationally recognized authors, poets and illustrators. Added stages for science and International subjects.

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 7 – 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

A Conversation with Fran Lebowitz

CenterStage at RCC
Sat. Sep 21
In a cultural landscape filled with endless pundits and talking heads, Fran Lebowitz stands out as one of our most insightful social commentators.

Art AfterWords: Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation by Jeff Chang

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Aug 20
The National Portrait Gallery and the DC Public Library for a monthly discussion of portraits and prose.

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Jim Acosta of CNN

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Sep 17
A one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Jim Acosta, CNN chief White House correspondent.

Jeffery C Stewart - The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. Sep 15
A panoramic view of the personal trials and artistic triumphs of the father of the Harlem Renaissance and the movement he inspired.

Library of Congress National Book Festival - Saturday, August 31

FREE! WITH 140+ nationally recognized authors, poets and illustrators and, stages devoted to science and international subjects

Spotlights

LOC National Book Festival: Ann Beattie, Genre Fiction

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Poetry Slam, Teens

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: R.J. Palacio, Children's Purple Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Raina Telgemeierm , Main Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

Vivre la belle Epoque à Paris, a book talk with Wilfried Zeisler

Alliance Française of Washington, D.C.
Fri. Sep 13

LOC National Book Festival: Conversation: Finding Their Voices, Teens

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: David McCullough, Main Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Jennifer & Matthew Holm, Children's Purple Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: José Andrés, Main Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31
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