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September 2017

Frightday Night Hitchcock: Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Friday, September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Weird and scary is what we expect from Hitchcock and this series will deliver. Hitchcock always believed in making his audience suffer at least as much as his characters, and our first film in the series on September 15, Frenzy,…

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Staged Reading: Hothouse with Theater Alliance

Tuesday, September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is happy to partner with Theater Alliance to present Hothouse 6.0, a reading of new 10-minute plays by DC-area playwrights, inspired by, and in conversation with, their current mainstage production: Word Becomes Flesh. The series will continue throughout the…

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Frightday Night Hitchcock: Obsession

Friday, September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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obsession-de-palma

Weird and scary is what we expect from Hitchcock and this series will deliver. Hitchcock always believed in making his audience suffer at least as much as his characters, and our first film in the series on September 15, Frenzy,…

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October 2017

Opera Lafayette: Season Preview

Monday, October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Soprano Sherezade Penthaki in rehearsal of Opera Lafayette's semi-staged presentation of Rameau's Les Indes Galantes (Part IV)

Opera Lafayette is the nation’s only American period instrument opera company which performs its entire season in Washington, DC and New York City. Headquartered at Hill Center, Opera Lafayette kicks-off its 23rd season with a musical preview in Abraham Lincoln…

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Davis & Crawford: A Fabulous Rivalry “Jezebel”

Sunday, October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Jezebel_(1938)

 New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot and movie critic Nell Minow return to Hill Center to celebrate Legendary Actresses Bette and Joan. Joan Crawford and  Bette Davis created indelible portraits of what the film historian Jeanine Basinger calls “exaggerated women”—powerful, fiercely yearning, feminine and…

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The True Cost with Artworks for Freedom

Tuesday, October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a screening of "The True Cost" and discussion of the fast fashion industry - its impact on people and the environment. We will be joined by Ambassador Mark Lagon, an expert on international human rights and human trafficking, and Samir…

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Davis & Crawford: A Fabulous Rivalry “A Woman’s Face”

Sunday, October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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 New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot and movie critic Nell Minow return to Hill Center to celebrate Legendary Actresses Bette and Joan. Joan Crawford and  Bette Davis created indelible portraits of what the film historian Jeanine Basinger calls “exaggerated women”—powerful, fiercely yearning, feminine and…

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November 2017

Walking Tour: Marching Along with John Philip Sousa

Sunday, November 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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sousa

Musical history comes to life on a "marching" tour of the important sites in the life of conductor and composer John Philip Sousa, led by "The March King" himself - well, a close facsimile. Fall in step with member of…

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Davis & Crawford: A Fabulous Rivalry “In this Our Life”

Sunday, November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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in-this-our-life

 New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot and movie critic Nell Minow return to Hill Center to celebrate Legendary Actresses Bette and Joan. Joan Crawford and  Bette Davis created indelible portraits of what the film historian Jeanine Basinger calls “exaggerated women”—powerful, fiercely yearning, feminine and…

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Davis & Crawford: A Fabulous Rivalry “Mildred Pierce”

Sunday, November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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 New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot and movie critic Nell Minow return to Hill Center to celebrate Legendary Actresses Bette and Joan. Joan Crawford and  Bette Davis created indelible portraits of what the film historian Jeanine Basinger calls “exaggerated women”—powerful, fiercely…

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