Welcome to GW Events

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. 

Upcoming Events

General Jim Mattis Portrait

Politics and Prose & GW present General Jim Mattis

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 7:00pm

Politics and Prose & GW are honored to host General Jim Mattis, the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time, for Call Sign Chaos - a story about learning how to lead in a chaotic world.

Close-up of author Louise Penny

Politics and Prose & GW present Louise Penny

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Politics and Prose & GW are honored to welcome #1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny for her latest Chief Inspector Gamache novel, A Better Man. Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance greet Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he returns to the homicide department in the Sûreté du Québec.

Each purchased book will come pre-signed by the author. 

Close-up of author Rick Riordan

Politics and Prose & GW present Rick Riordan

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

Rick Riordan, dubbed "storyteller of the gods" by Publishers Weekly presents The Tyrant's Tomb, Book Four in The Trials of Apollo series. Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Kane Chronicles, the Heroes of Olympus, and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard.

Tango Lovers - man and woman in formal attire embrace in tango

I AM TANGO by Tango Lovers

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pm

I AM TANGO by Tango Lovers brings a taste of Argentina & Urugay to Washington, DC through a Broadway style performance.  With an ensemble of 24 world-renowed dancers and musicians, I AM TANGO has been awarded “Best Show of the Year” and “Best International Production” multiple times.  Watch as the artistic evolution of tango evolves through different ages and cultures.

Menopause The Musical

Menopause The Musical

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 8:00pm to Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm

COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60's, 70's, and 80's will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 16 years! It's the hilarious celebration of women and The Change. 

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