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. 

RESCHEDULED: Wednesday, March 27, 6 p.m. at Lisner Auditorium

Historian Ron Chernow with a copy of the Alexander Hamilton biography against a gold background


Upcoming Events

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.

GW Orchestra Spring 2019 Concert

GW Orchestra Spring 2019 Concert

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 7:30pm

Come hear the GW Orchestra, conducted by Professor A. Scott Wood.

Alvaro Torres Smiling

Alvaro Torres en Concierto

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 8:00pm

Singer/songwriter Alvaro Torres used to dream about becoming a music star when he was a child from a poor family from El Salvador. Listening to Latin pop acts such as Sandro & Camilo Sesto singing just for pleasure of getting recognition from his relatives, Torres wanted to make his dream come true. After moving to Guatemala, the talented singer decided to start a solo career releasing his first album, Algo Especial, followed by Acariciame, both with arrangements by Bob Porter. Alvaro had his breakthrough starting with the release of Nada Se Compara Contigo later becoming BMI's songwriter of the year.

Max Amini Live in DC

Max Amini Live in DC

Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

International sensation world touring actor, host, and comedian brings his highly anticipated Authentically Absurd Tour to his hometown of DC. Through an array of eccentric impressions and novel storytelling, Max's comedy delivers a strong message about family ties, cultural trappings, and social topics. Rated PG13.

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