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The National Society of High School Scholars Crest

NSHSS Scholar's Day

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:00am

Over 1,400 scholars, parents, and educators are invited to gather and participate in NSHSS’s largest event of the year.

Colin Powell

Colin Powell: In Life and Leadership

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:00pm

Tickets: Members $35, General Admission $45

Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, talks about what he has learned along the way to now. The interviewer is Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University.

KanKouran West African Dance Company

Sounougal (Our Boat)

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 8:00pm

Tickets: Adults $25, Seniors & Students $20

This exciting production is a celebration of cultural unity, and will feature KanKouran's Senior Company, Junior Company, Children's Company, and community class participants.

Sam Harris

Sam Harris - Waking Up

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 7:00pm

Tickets: Public: $19; with book $29; CFI–DC Members: $16, with book $26

Sam Harris - Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion. Sam Harris will be in conversation with Michelle Boorstein, religion reporter for the Washington Post.

Youssou N'Dour

Youssou N'Dour

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

Tickets: $35, $45, $55, $65, $75

Youssou N’Dour, the Senegalese music legend whose career spans some thirty-seven years, is credited for helping develop Senegal’s mbalax music style.

Salif Keita, West African afro-pop singer and songwriter.

Salif Keita Acoustic

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 7:00pm

Tickets: $45, $65, $85

A master of West African rhythms, and credited as one of the founders of the Afro-pop genre, Salif Keita is world renowned for his unforgettable live performances, soaring vocals and his emotionally-fueled songs.

Boban and Marko Markovic

Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:00pm

Tickets: $25, $30, $35

Imagine shining brass instruments blasting away, led by trumpets as rapturous as they are melancholic and the Balkanic fusion of the love of life with its inescapable sadness, this is the Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra.