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Community Calendar

Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan

  • Through Sunday, January 29, 2017

Dedicated to teaching young artisans traditional crafts, Turquoise Mountain is reviving Afghanistan’s proud cultural legacy. This exhibition transforms the International Gallery into a visit to Old Kabul.

House and Home

  • Through Monday, May 1, 2017

Take a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, which challenge our ideas about what it means to live at home in America. 


Wed • October 26, 2016


WETA Ticket

WETA Special


A Dream Within A Dream: Madness

Torpedo Factory Art Center

A Dream Within a Dream: Madness is a surreal interpretation of the life, works, and mad genius of Edgar Allan Poe. 

Alex Haley’s Roots and Genealogical Research at the Library of Congress

Library of Congress - America Reads Exhibit

Ahmed Johnson, Local History and Genealogy, presents “Alex Haley’s Roots and Genealogical Research at the Library of Congress”.

America Reads

Library of Congress- Thomas Jefferson Building

A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "America Reads," will celebrate the public’s choice of 65 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life.

Book launch of Robert Barsky's novel Hatched

Busboys and Poets @ 5th & K (The Cullen Room)

Robert Barsky, the author of Noam Chomsky's biography and works on migration and law has written his first novel. A story about a Fabergé-shaped restaurant in New York City, it's a raucous passionate egg-sistential ride, replete with lust, counterfeiting and eggy recipes!

Categories: Books & Authors

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WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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