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Upcoming Events

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Syrian Singer George Wassouf - CANCELED

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 9:00pm

Join Syrian singer George Wassouf for an evening of live music at Lisner Auditorium.


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Politics and Prose & GW Present: René Redzepi

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

René Redzepi, co-owner of two-Michelin star restaurant Noma, has revolutionized cooking with a new Nordic cuisine inspired by nature and characterized by inventiveness and clean flavors. The Noma Guide to Fermentation, his first-ever book for home cooks, was co-written by David Zilber - chef, photographer, and head of Noma’s acclaimed fermentation lab in Copenhagen. This special event will include a fermentation demonstration, a conversation, meet and greet, and a tasty treat for the audience!

FREE tickets are available for current GW students only. Fill out this short form for the chance to receive a free ticket to this event. 

Shade book cover: Obama in sunglasses

Politics and Prose & GW Present: Pete Souza - Shade

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

After Pete Souza finished his run as Barack Obama’s White House photographer, he shared a string of Instagram posts that made him a celebrity, pairing his vivid photography from the Obama years with incisive captions contrasting Obama to his successor. In his first book, Obama: An Intimate History, he told the story of the Obama presidency. Shade includes hundreds more of his ground-breaking Obama photographs, but this time as a powerful historical reminder of the American values we share.

$10 tickets are available to the GW Community including students, faculty and staff. Visit the Box Office at Lisner Auditorium to claim the discount using a GW ID.

Maxim Galkin headshot photo with Maxim resting chin on his hand

ArbatArena presents Maxim Galkin

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00pm

For the first time in many years, humorist, parodist, TV presenter and actor Maxim Galkin will present his new program on his US tour. Spectators will experience hilarious parodies, fun musical numbers, and many surprises!

Lt. Joe Kenda in uniform

BYT Presents: Kenda Confidential @ Death Becomes Us, A True Crime Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 12:45pm

Join everyone’s favorite retired homicide detective, Lt. Joe Kenda, as he jumps on the other side of the interrogation table to discuss in intimate detail his two decades on the force. During his tenure, Kenda and his team solved 356 of his 387 homicide cases, and in the hit Investigation Discovery series “Homicide Hunter,” Kenda reveals chilling memories of murders that still haunt him.

Two men in white button shirts with ties, with "BuzzFeed Unsolved" title underneath

BYT Presents: BuzzFeed Unsolved @ Death Becomes Us, A True Crime Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 3:30pm

BYT Presents BuzzFeed Unsolved at Death Becomes Us - A True Crime Festival. Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej bring their wonderful and quirky, "Mulder & Scully for the internet age," chemistry to DC for the first time this fall. Join us in November as conspiracy theory enthusiast Ryan dives into the mysteries clouding some of the most notorious unsolved crimes, working to convince his ever-skeptical friend Shane that sometimes the evidence isn’t as it seems. Audience Q&A to follow. Https://

Spilled wine glass: Wine & Crime

BYT Presents: Wine & Crime @ Death Becomes Us, A True Crime Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 6:15pm

BYT presents Wine & Crime at Death Becomes Us - A True Crime Festival. Wine & Crime is a new true crime / comedy podcast. Join three childhood friends as they chug wine, chat true crime, and unleash their worst Minnesota accents!