Third Floor, Georgia and Upshur St, NW
“Mon, December 12, 2016
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
So many of us are hungering to understand what happens now in the wake of Trump’s election — what does it mean and how are our lives going to change?
It was out of this confusion and fear that WTF Now? was born.
Over a period of weeks, moderator Todd Kliman and a wide array of distinguished thinkers will try to contextualize the Trump phenomenon in American and world history, and to examine the social, cultural, economic, philosophical, political, ethical, moral, and linguistic ramifications and implications of a Trump presidency.
The conversation will take place in a performance space called Third Floor, in DC’s Petworth neighborhood, and will feature three or four panelists each week in a format that mixes the town halls of today with the salons of yore. The talk will be loose, lively, exploratory.
The first WTF Now will take place on December 12th at 7 p.m, with:
* Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate, and a political analyst for CBS News
* Tyler Cowen,professor of economics at George Mason University and at the Center for the Study of Public Choice, director of the Mercatus Center, and author, most recently of Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation.
* Firmin DeBrabander, professor of Philosophy at The Maryland Institute College of Art, author of Do Guns Make Us Free?: Democracy and the Armed Society, and contributing writer to The Atlantic and Salon.
* Sarah Browning, co-founder and Executive Director of Split This Rock, an Associate Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, and a poet (Whiskey in the Garden of Eden)”
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You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
Get your tickets now!
Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Come solve a crime that took place in Takoma Park 130 years ago!
HouseMouse Books and Vintage is excited to announce the debut of Escape the Bookshop II, our new limited-run escape room experience. Escape the Bookshop II is a unique group puzzle game that is based on a real crime that took place in Takoma Park around 130 years ago. It is designed and created by HouseMouse to be played in our atmospheric little bookshop. This is not your typical corporate escape room and makes for a memorable evening out with friends or family!
Bookings are now open for game dates in January through April 2024. The game generally takes place Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM but special arrangements can be made upon request. It is designed to be played by a group of 3 to 6 people (ages 16+) and lasts for one hour. No prior escape room experience is needed to enjoy the game.
Join us at Spirits & Spice DC Store as we embark on a spirited journey with the co-owner of the Mount Pleasant Club Whiskey.
Brace yourselves for an unforgettable whiskey-tasting experience where we’ll not only indulge in the smoothness of