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$ Exhibition The Shape of Color:
Joan Mirós Painted Sculpture The first comprehensive
exploration of late polychrome sculpture of Joan Miró. Corcoran
Gallery of Art through Jan. 6. For more information call 639-1700 or
Exhibition From Monastery to Marketplace: Tradition Inspired
Modern Ethiopian Painting will be on display until January at
the National Museum of Natural History. Call 357-2700 or visit www.si.edu
for more information.
Exhibition Slates, Slide Rules, and Software: Teaching
Math in America will be on display indefinitely at the National
Museum of American History. Call 357-2700 or visit www.si.edu for more
Exhibition Painted Prints: The Revelation of Color
at the Baltimore Museum of Art. The BMA presents the first major exhibition
ever organized of hand-colored prints from the 16th and 17th centuries,
bringing together more than 100 rarely loaned works from European and
American museums and private collections. Open through Jan. 5. For information
Exhibition American Society of Botanical Artists
at the United States Botanic Garden. The West Gallery is host to 45
original pieces of botanical art chosen from submissions by ASBA members
worldwide. A variety of media are represented including watercolor,
pen and ink, pencil, gouache, and tempera. Open through Nov. 17. For
information call 225-8333.
$ Theatre A Dolls House, a new adaptation of
a womans struggle to survive in a stifling society. The play will
be held at the Helen Hayes Awards Theatre through Dec. 8. For more information
$ Theatre Much Ado About Nothing is a romantic comedy
that offers up passion steeped in deception and spiced with satire.
Beatrice and Denedick are one of the wittiest, most irresistible duos
known to the stage. Now playing through Jan. 5 at the Shakespeare Theatre.
For more information please call 547-1122.
Thursday / Nov. 7
GW Lecture The Elliott School Brown Bag Lecture Series Human
Trafficking: The Holocaust of the Millennium with Christine Dolan,
CEO and founder of the International Humanitarian Campaign against the
Exploitation of Children 12:301:30 pm, Stuart Hall, 103. No RSVP
required. Call 994-1667 for additional information.
GW Film The Bourne Identity, starring Matt Damon,
7 pm and 10 pm, Marvin Center Ballroom. Admission to all films is free
with GWorld ID. One guest per GWorld is permitted. The film series is
subject to change. Please consult the Program Board Web site, pb.gwu.edu,
to confirm any revisions.
$ Performance Alan King: A Seriously Funny Man King
reminisces about his long and illustrious career. His latest book, Alan
Kings Great Jewish Joke Book, with a forward by Billy Crystal,
is available for signing after the program. 6:30 pm at the Carmichael
Auditorium, 14th & Constitution Ave., NW. General admission $18;
members $15. For tickets and information call 357-3030 or visit www.residentassociates.org.
$ Performance Folk Music, by Steve Forbert. Steve
brings his special brand of folk music to Wolf Trap with special guests
Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart. The performance will start at 8 pm. For
more information call 703/255-1900 or visit www.wolftrap.org.
$ Performance The Gospel of John is a one-man play
performed by Brad Sherrill at the Theater Alliance. For more information
Friday / Nov. 8
$ Performance Universes beginning at 8 pm at Dance
Place. Also Nov. 9, 7 pm; Nov. 10, 4 pm; Nov. 15, 8 pm; Nov. 16, 9 pm;
and Nov. 17, 4 pm; Sponsored by Washington Performing Arts Society.
For more information call 833-9800 or visit www.wpas.org.
$ Performance American Brass Quintet is the top ensemble of its
kind in the United States today. Hear the delicate sounds of the Baroque,
classic European works, and original compositions written for the American
Brass Quintet. The performance will start at 8 pm at Wolf Trap. For
more information call 703/218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.
$ Lecture Conversations with Conductors Marvin Hamlisch
discusses his personal insight on the music of Richard Rodgers. Following
the discussion enjoy dinner served in one of the Kennedy Centers
private reception rooms. The lecture will start at 6 pm. For more information
Saturday / Nov. 9
Today in History: 1731: Mathematician and astronomer Benjamin
Banneker was born in Ellicotts Mills, MD.
GW Sports Mens Soccer vs Richmond 1 pm, Mount Vernon Athletic
GW Sports Swimming and Diving vs La Salle 11 am, Charles E. Smith Center.
GW Performance Moein & Shakila 8 pm at Lisner
Auditorium. Presented by Harmony Group. Tickets are available at the
Lisner Auditorium Box Office, TicketMaster outlets, and by calling 301/808-6900.
$ Performance Rennie Harris Pure Movement A co-presentation with
GMU Center for the Arts and the Washington Performing Arts Society beginning
at 8 pm. For more information call 833-9800 or visit www.wpas.org.
Exhibition The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from
South India at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery through March 9.
Among the most spectacular and exquisite works of Indian art are the
numerous portable bronzes produced between the 9th and 13th centuries
in south India during the Chola dynasty. For information call 357-2700.
Sunday / Nov. 10
$ Lecture 2002 Mordes Lecture in Contemporary Art: The
Mirror The 10th annual Mordes Lecturer is Italian artist Michelangelo
Pistoletto, whose work is represented in the Arte Povera
exhibition and the museums collection. Begins at 3 pm at the Ring
Auditorium of the Hirshhorn Museum.
Tuesday / Nov. 12
$ Lecture Miss Manners on American Etiquette Known
to millions of readers as Miss Manners, Judith Martin comes to the Smithsonian
to discuss and defend American etiquette, civility, and manners. Martin
is the author of the nationally syndicated Miss Manners
newspaper column and of numerous best-selling books, including Miss
Manners Guide to Domestic Tranquility. Begins at 8 pm at
the S. Dillon Ripley Center 1100 Jefferson Dr., SW. General admission
$15; members $12. For tickets and information call 357-3030 or visit
$ Performance The Christmas Carol Rag a new musical
conceived and adapted by Norman Allen, directed by Eric Schaeffer and
starring Donna Migliaccio as sweatshop owner Mrs. Scrooge. Playing through
Dec. 22 at the Signature Theatre. For more information call 703/218-6500.
Wednesday / Nov. 13
$ Lecture Award-Winning Wine Expert Oz Clarke discusses his new
and revised opinions on various wines, wineries, producers, and growing
regions around the world. He explains that having a sense of place is
vital to appreciating wine. A sampling of representative wines is offered
for tasting. Begins at 7 pm at 1526 New Hampshire Ave., NW. General
admission $25; members $20. For tickets and information call 357-3030
or visit www.residentassociates.org.
Performance The Cellicion Traditional Zuni Dancers from the Pueblo
of Zuni, NM, perform music and dances that preserve and reflect the
1,000 year-old Zuni culture. They will be performing at the Kennedy
Center at 6 pm. For more information call 467-4600 or visit www.kennedy-center.org.
Thursday / Nov. 14
GW Seminar Department of Geology Fall Seminar Series with Frank
S. Spear, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute. Talk begins at 4:30 pm in Bell Hall, room 105.
For more information call John Hanchar, 994-4336 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
GW Lecture Recent Changes in Human Rights Law in Costa
Rica with Miguel Rodriguez, Shapiro Professor, ESIA, and former
president of Costa Rica. Begins at 4:30 pm in the Law Schools
Moot Court Room.
GW Lecture PMI and the Project Management Profession sponsored
by the School of Business and Public Management at 6 pm. Features CJ
Walker, president, Washington, DC PMI Chapter. F. David Fowler Graduate
Career Center, 714 21st St.
GW Sports Mens Basketball vs Universal All Stars 7 pm,
Charles E. Smith Center.
GW Film Men in Black II, starring Will Smith and
Tommy Lee Jones, 7 pm and 10 pm, Marvin Center Ballroom. Admission to
all films is free with GWorld ID. One guest per GWorld is permitted.
The film series is subject to change. Please consult the Program Board
Web site, pb.gwu.edu, to confirm.
GW Performance Verizon Music Festival: Eddie Palmieri y La Perfecta
II plus Huey Dunbar 8 pm at Lisner Auditorium. Tickets are available
at the Lisner Auditorium Box Office, TicketMaster outlets, and by calling
$ Theatre Blood Knot, by acclaimed playwright Athol
Fugard, is a metaphor for South Africa and the separation of the black
and white races. In this play, two brothers are both ethnically black
but one could pass for white. Kennedy Center at 8 pm. For more information
please call 467-4600.
Exhibition Directions Cecily Brown Join painter
Cecily Brown on the opening day of her solo exhibition at the Hirshhorn
Museum. Directions Gallery, third floor. For information, visit http://hirshhorn.si.edu/.
$ Performance Bat Boy The Musical is a bizarre half-human,
half-bat mutant that flies into Washington for a spell-binding four-week
production at the Studio Theatre Secondstage. It will be playing through
Dec. 8. For more information call 332-3300 or visit www.studiotheatre.org.
Friday / Nov. 15
GW Panel Discussion Leadership and Ethics in the Post-Enron
World including American Management Systems Founder Patrick
Gross, Washington Gas CEO James Degraffenreidt, KPMG Managing Partner
Frank Ross, and GW Accounting Professor Larry Singleton. Begins
at 1 pm in the Media and Public Affairs Building, room B07. Sponsored
as part of the School of Business and Public Managements MBA Globe
GW Performance Music Department All-Voice Recital at Western
Presbyterian Church beginning at 7:30 pm. GW students will perform a
variety of music in a recital free and open to the public. For more
information, contact the Department of Music at 994-6245.
GW Sports Womens Volleyball vs Fordham 7 pm, Charles E.
$ Reading PEN/Malamud Award Ceremony & Reading: Ursula LeGuin
& Junot Diaz, 8 pm. All readings are followed by a reception and
book sale in the Folgers Great Hall. Seating in the theatre and
church is unreserved, with doors opening 30 minutes before event time.
Tickets are $15. For ticket information call the Folger Box Office at
544-7077 or visit www.folger.edu.
Saturday / Nov. 16
GW Sports Swimming and Diving vs East Carolina 11 am, Charles
E. Smith Center.
GW Sports Womens Volleyball vs Rhode Island 7 pm, Charles
E. Smith Center.
$ Tour Outer Space Campers view the Smithsonian Traveling
Exhibition Services outdoor exhibit Voyage: A Journey Through
Our Solar System. From 10 am-4 pm at the S. Dillon Ripley Center,
1100 Jefferson Dr., SW. General admission $88; members $70. For tickets
and information call 357-3030 or visit www.residentassociates.org.