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Copyrighting a Cartridge: An Inside Look at Copyright and Video Games

Library of Congress
Fri. Apr 5
A conversation about the copyright process for video games and music.

From Gutenberg to Google: The History of Our Future

National Archives
Thu. Mar 28
Wheeler describes the Internet, artificial intelligence, and the need for cybersecurity as laying the foundation for a third network revolution. A book signing follows the program. Comments:

Inside Signature: 30th Anniversary Season Preview

Signature Theatre
Thu. Apr 4
Managing Director Maggie Boland and Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner sit down to discuss the exciting line-up for Signature’s 30th Anniversary Season

Ken Burns and the American Story

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Apr 28
Ken Burns, filmmaker, in conversation with David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group.

Feminism for the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

National Archives
Tue. Mar 26
In her book, Feminism for the Americas, professor Katherine M. Marino, chronicles the dawn of the global movement for feminism and women’s rights in the first decades of the twentieth century.

Through the Lens: Tokyo Transect

National Geographic
Thu. Mar 28
Celebrated photojournalist David Guttenfelder went on assignment with National Geographic writer Neil Shea for the magazine in a journey of discovery across Tokyo.

Talk and Pop-Up Exhibition: Tastes of the Mediterranean

Folger Shakespeare Library
Sat. Mar 30
Join Before 'Farm to Table' Digital Research Fellow Elisa Tersigni in exploring rare materials related to the Folger Consort's Tastes of the Mediterranean: Music of 16th-Century Spain and Italy.

A Right to the City Conversation Series with Busboys and Poets

Busboy & Poets in Anacostia
Wed. Apr 17
An intergenerational conversation with housing organizers and advocates about the past and future of struggles for housing rights in the city.

Direct Current: Gabriel Kahane—Book of Travelers: 8980

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Mar 27
The singer-songwriter performs his new song cycle with an evocative video backdrop, drawing on the conversations and stories Kahane gathered on an 8,980-mile trip just after the 2016 election.

Pre-performance Discussion: Tastes of the Mediterranean

Folger Theatre
Fri. Mar 29
Robert Aubry Davis—host of WETA’s “Around Town” and of the national early music program “Millennium of Music” and a founding program director of SiriusXM radio—leads a lively pre-concert discussion with Robert Eisenstein and other performers.

The Legacy of the New Dance Group

Library of Congress
Fri. Apr 19
his project spotlights the Library’s impressive dance collections and documents a seminal period in American dance history. The concert includes five solo dances created by the New Dance Group, an important artist collective formed in 1932 by a circle of accomplished American modern dance pioneers.

Early Music Seminar: Tastes of the Mediterranean

Folger Shakespeare Library
Wed. Mar 27
Led by Robert Eisenstein, this lively seminar offers a sneak peek at the upcoming concert Tastes of the Mediterranean: Music of 16th-Century Spain and Italy.

Spotlights

Hi Score! Introducing a Game to its Music

Library of Congress
Fri. Apr 5

Dick Spottswood: A Discographer on the Record

Library of Congress
Tue. May 14

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Sun. Apr 28

Integrating Public Art into Your Next Project

District Architecture Center
Wed. Mar 27

Early Music Seminar: Tastes of the Mediterranean

Folger Shakespeare Library
Wed. Mar 27

Nat Geo Nights: Possible Worlds

National Geographic
Thu. Apr 18
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