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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.

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2014 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 8:00pm

Celebrate our nation's top folk and traditional artists in this evening of performances, demonstrations, and conversations!

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Chris D'Elia: Under No Influence

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:30pm

Tickets: $29

Chris D'Elia is a comedian and actor based in Los Angeles, CA. He has been doing stand-up comedy since 2006, and now plays the lead role of a new NBC sitcom called Undateable, which premiered in May 2014.