Book Events: Authors, Book Signings & Festivals DC Metro

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Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

National Archives
Tue. Sep 24
Levin argues that imprecise contemporary accounts, and misrepresentations helped fuel the rise of the black Confederate myth.

I Put a Spell on You: Annie Finch and Kiki Petrosino

Folger Theatre
Mon. Oct 28
Two poets explore the realms of witchcraft and womanhood in all seasons of life. Accompanying the reading is a display of rare books on witches and magic from the Folger collection.

The Nature of Constitutional Rights: The Invention and Logic of Strict Judicial Scrutiny

National Archives
Wed. Sep 18
Professor Richard Fallon, Jr explores how and why the strict scrutiny test emerged to, shape American understandings of judicial review.

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.

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.

The REACH Opening Festival

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

Spotlights

Fresh Talk: Judy Chicago—New Views

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Sep 22

Friday Afternoon with Bernstein

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Fri. Oct 25

A Conversation with Fran Lebowitz

CenterStage at RCC
Sat. Sep 21

Eudora Welty Lecture: Jesmyn Ward

National Press Club
Wed. Oct 16

Creative Practice Book Club

The Art League
Thu. Sep 26

The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book

CenterStage at RCC
Wed. Oct 30
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