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Tell Me More: Living with Robots!

Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building 900 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC

The Smithsonian's Arts & Industries Building hosts an IRL (and virtual!) Tell Me More on all things robots! Learn about the autonomous humanoid robot, RoomieBot, and more!


Profs & Pints: Who Owns Dance Moves?

DC Comedy Loft 1523 22nd St. NW, Washington, DC

Jill Vasbinder, a dance history teacher and senior lecturer UMD Baltimore County, leads an interesting discussion on the debate over choreography ownership, appropriation, and how dance connects to racial justice.      

$12 – $15

Profs & Pints: Reconsidering Reparations

DC Comedy Loft 1523 22nd St. NW, Washington, DC

Assistant professor of political philosophy and ethics at Georgetown University, Olúfemi O. Táíwò, leads a future-oriented conversation on how to address past injustice. Táíwò is the author of the soon-to-be-released book, Reconsidering Reparations.

$12 – $15

Traveling While Black

McLean Community Center 1234 Ingleside Ave. McLean, VA, McLean, VA

Join Ben's Chili Bowl's Virginia Ali and other local civil rights leaders for a panel discussion on Traveling While Black, the virtual reality documentary that explores the injustices Black people faced while traveling in the mid-20th century. If you're not already hooked: Ben's is catering.


Battle of the Wilderness

DC Comedy Loft 1523 22nd St. NW, Washington, DC

We all know Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant were Civil War enemies, but do you know anything about the first time they faced off directly? In this Profs and Pints event, John Reeves will dive deep into one of the most gruesome battles of the Civil War.

$12 – $15

Quilts4DC Exhibit

Dumbarton United Methodist Church 3133 Dumbarton ST, NW Georgetown, DC

Check out quilts of resistance from DMV residents—and hear from longtime D.C. statehood advocate, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton—at the Dumbarton United Methodist Church’s 250th anniversary celebration. Quilts 4 DC Statehood, a League of Women Voters of D.C. project, seeks to educate, engage, and empower folks to advocate for D.C. statehood and representation through themed textiles.


Women’s Storytelling Festival

old town hall 3999 University Dr., Fairfax, VA

Women are at the center of this three-day storytelling festival, hosted by Better Said Than Done. This is a hybrid event, with both in-person and virtual tickets available.

$25 – $66

Profs & Pints DC: Ukraine and Russia

Church Hall 1070 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC

This Profs & Pints event takes a long view look at the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Eric Lohr, a history professor at American University, will trace the volatile relationship between the two warring countries centuries back.


The Moth

City Winery 1350 Okie St. NE

The beloved storytelling event comes to City Winery. The theme for the evening is style—expect stories about clothes, makeup, trends, fashion, and expression.


Profs & Pints: Cities After COVID

DC Comedy Loft 1523 22nd St. NW, Washington, DC

How has the pandemic changed cities like D.C.? Profs and Pints presents Cities After COVID, an examination of how the pandemic has altered the status and future of urban centers, with John Rennie Short, geographer, scholar of urban issues, and professor of public policy at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

$2 – $12.

Book Launch Party: Ashes to Justice

The Gantry 300 Morse St. NE, Washington, DC

Join local poet, visual artist, and arts educator, R.E.I.L for the celebration of her new book, Ashes to Justice. The party, hosted by local publisher Day Eight, with host Regie Cabico, will feature guest poets as well.  Signed copies will be available. Proof of vax and masks required.