Here are some more great free arts and culture events from CultureCapital.com! This site is a fantastic resource for events provided by CultureCapital (formerly known as the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington) a wonderful organization that supports and highlights the DC metro area's vibrant and diverse arts community! See the "Free in DC" Inside Out page on CultureCapital.com for a list of exhibits on view! Plus, CultureCapital.com is now on facebook.
Evening - Cross-Disciplinary Discussion on Narratives at UMD - College Park, MD
Does the Audience Need to Know? The Role of Narrative and Meaning-Making
The audience will join the artists on stage for this exploration of what the audience does or doesn't need to know. This cross-disciplinary group will explore the questions: Where do your narratives come from? Are they important to the success of your creative projects? How can stories be of use to the design process? What makes a narrative a narrative? How much is enough? What is too much?
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Stadium Drive, UMD - College Park, MD
Metro: College Park and take a bus or taxi
Tuesday, September 23rd
Evening - Poetry Reading and Reception at Pepco Gallery - Gallery Pl - Chinatown
Poetry Witnesses Wars from the Civil War to World War I
Presented by the Goethe-Institut at Pepco Edison Place Gallery
Commemorating the atrocities of war and its effects on individuals, this poetry reading presents works critiquing civilization and mourning profound personal loss. Audience members will be invited to sign up to read a poem of their choice from among a selection of American works since the Civil War and European pieces responding to World War I. Introduced and moderated by Peter Beicken (University of Maryland) and David Gewanter (Georgetown University). Reception follows.
Pepco Edison Place Gallery
Evening - Film Screening on D-Day at The Archives - Archives
'D-Day Remembered': 8th Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Program
D-Day Remembered (1994; 52 mins.), Charles Guggenheim’s Academy-Award-nominated documentary of the invasion of Normandy in World War II, uses rare archival films and pictures from British, American, and German archives. Narrated by David McCullough, the film also incorporates the voices of over 50 participants. The screening will be introduced by Craig L. Symonds, author of Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings. A book signing will follow the program.
Constitution Ave between 9th & 7th St, NW
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial
United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series- Geoff Reecer Jazz Trio
The Geoff Reecer Jazz Combo features three members of The US Air Force Airmen of Note playing guitar, clarinet and saxophone, and double bass. This concert will present a tribute to the music of Jazz composers Jim Hall and Jimmy Giuffre.
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road - Rockville, MD