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Events for March 14, 2019


“Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms”

February 13, 2019 - April 29, 2019

In 1941, FDR made a speech to Congress laying out four basic American freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. Norman Rockwell then used that idea as the basis for four paintings that depicted his Vermont neighbors tucking their children into bed, eating Thanksgiving dinner, and so forth. […]

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“Zilia Sánchez: Soy Isla”

February 16, 2019 - May 19, 2019

With a title that means “I am an island,” this is the first-ever museum show devoted to the work of Cuba-raised, Puerto Rico–based artist Zilia Sánchez. Born in Havana in the 1920s, she got her start designing sets for an anti-Batista theater group. But the pieces in this exhibit are less overtly political. Instead, they’re […]

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“Queens of Egypt” Exhibit Opening

March 1, 2019 at 10:00 am - March 31, 2019 at 6:00 pm
National Georgraphic Museum, 1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

The concept: Cutting-edge research and imaging techniques have revealed new discoveries from the Valley of the Queens, resulting in a fresh look at the lady rulers of Egypt’s New Kingdom. Don’t miss: A quartet of imposing female goddesses with lions’ heads; the 18-foot-long “Harem Conspiracy Papyrus,” which tells the story of the attempt by Ramses […]

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The Jewish Federation’s Main Event
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The Jewish Federation’s Main Event

March 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

Join us on March 14 for Federation's Main Event! Registration is now open for Jewish Greater Washington's largest annual evening of relationship-building and inspiration, featuring special guest, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.COUVERT: General: $136* ($95 for guest ticket) *Register by February 28 for the early-bird rate, when General ticket price increases to $172. […]

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$44 to $102

Vanity Fair

March 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Adapted by playwright Kate Hamill, who previously reworked Sense & Sensibility for the stage, this take on William Thackeray’s novel features ideas—female agency, the defying of gender roles—that feel especially relevant in the era of #MeToo and Handmaid’s Taleprotests.

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$20 to $87

Queen of Basel

March 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

Playwright Hilary Bettis (previously a writer on The Americans) reimagines a 130-year-old August Strindberg play, Miss Julie, in modern-day Miami. In the original—which was banned in Sweden for its frank sex talk—a count’s daughter hooks up with a servant. Here, the examination of class and privilege plays out around Art Basel and a South Beach […]

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