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Color Theory for Kids

Kids 7-12 are invited to discover the world of color! Start by creating your own color wheel, end by designing your own signature color.



Cynthia Manick and Len Lawson, editors of THE FUTURE OF BLACK—an anthology by Black writers and writers of color that explores Afrofuturism, sci-fi, and speculative fiction, sit down with writers Saida Agostini and Teri Ellen Cross Davis to chat about the book, the concept of Afropessimism, and more. This conversation takes place virtually on Busboys […]

Free – $32

P&P Live! Laura Coates

Politics and Prose 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC

CNN senior legal analyst, SiriusXM host, and adjunct professor at the George Washington University School of Law, Laura Coates comes to Politics and Prose for a (virtual) discussion about her book, Just Pursuit, which looks at injustice in the courts, especially faced by Black women. Coates talks with White House Correspondent, April Ryan.

Free – $35

Shaka Senghor: Letters to the Sons of Society

It's writing that helped Shaka Senghor endure 19 years in prison. It's also what earned him a spot on the New York Times Best-Seller list for his memoir, Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison. Senghor will be joining the Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis and Mahogany Books for a conversation about […]


Art Chat @ Five

This weekly chat is a quick and dirty conversation with the National Museum of Women in the Arts' educators on different pieces from the museum's collection.


Kimberly Jones: How We Can Win

Using a rigged game of Monopoly as an analogy for the socioeconomic position of Black people in America, Kimberly Jones spoke words that resonated with millions in a video that went viral in June 2020. Her new book—How We Can Win: Race, History and Changing the Money Game That's Rigged—takes its name after that video, […]



2022 Virtual Lunar New Year Celebration

It's year 4720 in the lunar calendar. Ring in the Lunar New Year and Year of the Water Tiger with this virtual celebration, hosted by the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs. Over the course of three days, MOAPIA will release multimedia content on their social media pages to honor the holiday.


Pay Up

"Having it all" as a woman is a myth in a workforce designed by and for men, argues Reshma Saujani in her latest book. She'll discuss Pay Up with Sally Buzbee, Executive Editor of the Washington Post.

$12 – $34

Righting The Balance: Photographic Power

Inspired by the museum's recent acquisition of vintage photographs by U.K.-based artists, this conversation will reflect on the legacy of women in photography. The event features Del Barrett, Bindi Vora, and Renée Mussai.


Filmfest DC

Landmark E Street Cinema 555 11th St. NW, Washington, DC

D.C.'s largest and longest-running film festival returns. The annual International Film Festival is back in-person at E Street Cinema and streaming online, with offerings from all over the globe. In addition to a South African comedy, a Mexican thriller, and a slew of offerings from the Arab world, the festival features four films from local […]

$13 – $100

HOPE & SEEK Scavenger Hunt

Rock Creek Park Picnic Grove #1 2401 Tilden St. NW, Washington, DC

Embrace your inner Nancy Drew and get ready for a family-friendly scavenger hunt! You can compete virtually or IRL. Work in groups to uncode clues and uncover the D.C. items and landmarks within. You'll win prizes and raise money to assist seven adult learners at the Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School.  

$10 – $20

Arab Literature Festival

Narrating The Middle East is a two-day virtual lit fest that brings together Arab writers, poets, publishers, and experts on the literature of the Middle East. The 2022 winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, Lebanese-American novelist Rabih Alameddine will give this year's keynote. Panel conversations will discuss the challenges of publishing and translating works […]