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Calendar Update: In light of current events, and after much thought, we have decided to discontinue the Community Calendar effective May 27, 2020. Please follow @wetatvfm on Facebook or Twitter for information about local cultural and arts events in the Washington. D.C., area.
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America’s First Veterans

The Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House

America’s First Veterans brings together paintings, artifacts, prints and documents to address the post-war experiences of the men who won the Revolutionary War—not the famous generals and leading officers whose names appear in histories of the war, but rather the junior officers and enlisted men whose stories are less often told. The exhibition focuses on their return to civilian life, their reception by a country torn and bankrupted by eight years of war, and the nation’s gradual realization of its vast debt to the men who won our independence.

Categories: Free, Exhibits, History

Becoming Dr. Ruth

DCJCC, Theater J

America’s favorite sex therapist is back! Before she became Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Karola Siegel had to flee Germany, become a sniper in Jerusalem, and survive as a single mother in America.

Categories: Theater, Arts, History

Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit

Montpelier Mansion

The rooms of Montpelier will be filled with exquisite wood pieces, hand-turned by members of the Chesapeake Woodturners. Come enjoy the uniqueness of this craft and art form presented in a fashion in which you'll surely be impressed!  

Wood-turning demonstrations will be given on Saturdays in April, 11 am-4 pm, weather permitting (please call to verify).

Categories: History, Tours, Other Events

Mosaic Theater Company Presents: The Till Trilogy: The Ballad of Emmett Till

Atlas Performing Arts Center

The now-legendary story of Emmett “Bo” Till is believed by many to be the start of the modern civil rights movement of the 1950s and remains one of the most pivotal incidents in a monumental era. Made possible by a generous grant from The Roy Cockrum Foundation.

Rightfully Hers A New Popup Exhibition from the National Archives - Year of the Women Event

Montpelier Mansion

"Rightfully Hers" is presented, in part, by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, and Denise Gwyn Ferguson. Regular tour prices apply.