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We are here to connect you to the latest cultural and traditional events on the Foggy Bottom campus. Learn more about our upcoming guest speakers and live performances below. 

RESCHEDULED: Wednesday, March 27, 6 p.m. at Lisner Auditorium - get tickets TODAY!

Ron Chernow face and cover of Alexander Hamilton biography


Upcoming Events

Ron Chernow: Hamilton: The Man & The Musical

Ron Chernow: Hamilton: The Man & The Musical

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Ron Chernow will visit the George Washington University as the first in the Presidential Distinguished Event Series, a new initiative that will connect GW students with complimentary tickets to hear from renowned speakers and performers. Mr. Chernow, who will host the 2019 White House Correspondents’ Dinner on April 27, will discuss his life, his process and the journey from writing presidential biographies to inspiring Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster musical, “Hamilton. Following the conversation, GW alumna and historian Lindsay Chervinsky will moderate a Q & A with students.

Bhangra Blowout 26

Bhangra Blowout 26

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 7:00pm

Bhangra Blowout is a national intercollegiate dance competition that showcases that showcases traditional Bhangra dance originating in Punjab. Bhangra Blowout is in its 26th year and features eight teams competing to be the collegiate champions. Doors open at 6:30pm.

Rhythmaya Rajkumaris - Disney Meets Dance

Rhythmaya Rajkumaris - Disney Meets Dance

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 2:00pm

Over 250 of our students and troupe dancers will sing and dance to both music of the east and west. Disney will meet Dance in the most unique way, all the way on a Journey to India. Our colorful costumes and energetic movement is surely not a show to miss!

Konstanin Raikin - portrait in black and white

Konstantin Raikin: Heaven Above the Chaos

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 8:00pm

Legendary Russian film and theatre actor and award-winning director, Konstantin Raikin, presents his captivating one-man show "Heaven Above the Chaos." A nostalgic and humorous tale told through music and poetry, this show becomes a true theatrical masterpiece when told in Raikin's irreplicable performance style. Konstantin Raikin is the director and star actor of Moscow's Satirikon theatre, a People's Artist of Russia, a four-time winner of the Golden Mask theatrical award, winner of the Stanislavsky Foundation prize, the Crystal Turandot, Seagull, Idol and Triumph national prizes.



Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00am

TEDxFoggyBottom 2019 brings together speakers from all walks of life to examine the ways in which society and individuals act and react to different circumstances.

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