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July 2019

Confirmation Bias Hulse Carl

Book Signing: “Confirmation Bias” by Carl Hulse of the New York Times with Paul Kane of the Washington Post

Thursday, July 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Carl Hulse, Chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, discusses his new book, "Confirmation Bias," with Paul Kane of The Washington Post. Photo by Erin Schaff The battle to fill the Supreme Court seat of Antonin Scalia, an outsized…

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September 2019

Gimenez Smith, Carmen (Adam FitzgeraldKrista Kahl)

The Life of a Poet: A Conversation with Ron Charles + Carmen Giménez Smith

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Join Ron Charles, book critic at The Washington Post, for an in-depth discussion with acclaimed poet Carmen Giménez Smith. The Life of a Poet series offers a rare opportunity to consider a writer’s entire career and explore the major events…

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Charles Allen headshot 2019

All Politics is Local with Tom Sherwood & Mark Segraves: Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen

Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Tom Sherwood and Mark Segraves return to Hill Center with their celebrated interview series, dedicated to getting to know their guest with a smattering of policy and politics. Mark and Tom welcome Charles Allen, Ward 6 Councilmember. Charles Allen, his…

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Folger Shakespeare library

Overbeck Lecture: A Monument to Literature in a City of Politics

Monday, September 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Folger Shakespeare Library, in the shadow of the Capitol, sits close to the Library of Congress and the Supreme Court building.  What was at this location before the Library was built in 1932? Why was this site chosen for…

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Jim Acosta

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Jim Acosta of CNN – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org with the name of the event and the number of seats requested. We strongly encourage those without reservations to watch this event via Facebook Live. Award-winning…

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October 2019

Charlie Cook

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Charlie Cook of the Cook Political Report

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Charlie Cook. Join Bill in conversation with Charlie Cook, the premiere political prognosticator of Washington.  Debates, polls, pundits -- The Cook Political…

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Adoptive Parent Workshop: Hair Care for Children

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This workshop will provide parents of adopted children with practical education about hair care techniques and cultural competency around understanding about the role of hair in culture. Through discussion and hands-on activities, parents will:   Build awareness of African American…

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November 2019

Kojo Nnamdi WAMU

All Politics is Local with Tom Sherwood & Mark Segraves: Kojo Nnamdi – SOLD OUT

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is at capacity. To be added to the waitlist, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org with the name of the program and the number of seats requested. Tom Sherwood and Mark Segraves return to Hill Center with their celebrated interview series,…

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Sen. Sherrod Brown

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Senator Sherrod Brown – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org with the event name and number of tickets you are requesting. Join us online as we live stream this event on our Facebook page. Award-winning…

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Photo by Gesi Schilling

The Life of a Poet: A Conversation with Ron Charles + Reginald Dwayne Betts

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Join Ron Charles, book critic at The Washington Post, for an in-depth discussion with acclaimed poet Reginald Dwayne Betts. The Life of a Poet series offers a rare opportunity to consider a writer’s entire career and explore the major events…

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December 2019

Overbeck Lecture: Exposing Washington’s History with Archaeology’s New Tools

Monday, December 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Twenty-five years ago, Washington's archaeology program relied mostly on the traditional tools of shovels, trowels and sieves. Those worked fine to uncover objects, but there were clues to other important information that were left hidden. At the next Ruth Ann…

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octave

Perfect Octave: Why We Sing of Christmas

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Choral music is central to the holiday spirit – from Jingle Bells to Handel’s Messiah. Learn why Christmas choral music has always been a standard for classical composers as well as popular radio stations. In a lecture kicking off our…

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January 2020

susan Rice

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Susan Rice, former UN Ambassador – SOLD OUT!

Tuesday, January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$10

Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Amb. Susan Rice. Bill talks to Susan Rice, former UN Ambassador and national security advisor, about her quintessentially Washington life: from birth,…

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February 2020

Pineapple DC presents: The Defined Dish

Thursday, February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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What defines success for a food blogger in 2020? For Alex Snodgrass of The Defined Dish, it could be the loyal fans who make her recipes on the reg, her 2018 Saveur Blog Awards win, or her limitless catalogue of…

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Ruth Marcus

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Ruth Marcus of The Washington Post SOLD OUT

Sold out!
Tuesday, February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$10

Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Ruth Marcus. Bill talks to Ruth Marcus, a deputy editor of the Washington Post editorial page and regular columnist.  With a law…

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March 2020

Head of suffrage parade, Washington, D.C.

Overbeck Lecture: Places of Protest: The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage in the Nation’s Capital

Monday, March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Free

One hundred years ago, in early 1920, suffragists waited in anticipation to see if their tireless work would pay off – would the states ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution securing the right to vote for millions of…

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Willie Perdormo

The Life of a Poet: A Conversation with Ron Charles + Willie Perdomo

Tuesday, March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Free

Join Ron Charles, book critic at The Washington Post, for an in-depth discussion with acclaimed poet Willie Perdomo. The Life of a Poet series offers a rare opportunity to consider a writer’s entire career and explore the major events that…

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April 2020

Carol D. Leonnig

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post

Wednesday, April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$10

Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Carol Leonnig. Carol Leonnig is co-author, with Washington Post colleague Philip Rucker, of the bestseller "A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's…

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Hahn Kimiko Photographer Credit Beowulf Sheehan

The Life of a Poet: A Conversation with Ron Charles + Kimiko Hahn – POSTPONED

Tuesday, April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Free

This event has been POSTPONED to a later date. Note: Once a date has been confirmed, Hill Center will alert all those who registered for the original event date via their email addresses. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this…

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May 2020

Molly Ball TIME

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Molly Ball of Time

Wednesday, May 13
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Free

Enjoy our Talk of the Hill series? Please consider donating to support Hill Center programs like this. The price of a ticket would normally be $10, but during our closure, we have made access to this program free. You can…

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June 2020

David Ignatius of The Washington Post

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: David Ignatius

Thursday, June 4
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Free

Enjoy our Talk of the Hill series? Please consider donating to support Hill Center programs like this. The price of a ticket would normally be $10, but during our closure, we have made access to this program free. You can…

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Book Club: “Brick by Brick” by Karen Sherman with Barbara Klein of NPR

Wednesday, June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Enjoy these conversations? Please consider donating to support Hill Center programs like this. The price of a ticket would normally be $10, but during our closure, we have made access to this program free. You can add a donation when…

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July 2020

Madeleine Albright

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Secretary Madeleine Albright

Wednesday, July 15
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Enjoy our Talk of the Hill series? Please consider donating to support Hill Center programs like this. The price of a ticket would normally be $10, but during our closure, we have made access to this program free. You can…

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August 2020

How to Learn During Online “Learning”

Sunday, August 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Online school days are shorter and less reliable than in-person school days. What do you want your kids to learn this year? How can your family make the most of online school? Talk about these issues as they pertain to…

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September 2020

How to Create a Great Online Course

Wednesday, September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Creating an online course version of your usual service offerings is an excellent way to generate passive income for your business while giving your clients added value and flexibility. Learn how in this step-by-step tutorial on designing your course, choosing…

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Better Grades in Less Time

Sunday, September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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If you can think of anything you'd rather do than homework, you'll love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction to time management and study skills, middle school and high school students and parents…

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Pam Fessler's book Carville's Cure

Book Club: “Carville’s Cure” by Pam Fessler with Lynn Neary of NPR

Tuesday, September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Enjoy these conversations? Please consider donating to support Hill Center programs like this. The price of a ticket would normally be $10, but during our closure, we have made access to this program free. You can add a donation when…

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How to Learn During Online “Learning”

Sunday, September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Online school days are shorter and less reliable than in-person school days. What do you want your kids to learn this year? How can your family make the most of online school? Talk about these issues as they pertain to…

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Charlie Cook

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Charlie Cook of the Cook Political Report

Tuesday, September 22
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$10

This program will be pre-recorded, and registrants can send questions to programs@hillcenterdc.org by September 18. Registrants will receive the video link via email on September 22. Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down (virtually) for a one-on-one, thought-provoking…

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October 2020

How to Learn During Online “Learning”

Sunday, October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Online school days are shorter and less reliable than in-person school days. What do you want your kids to learn this year? How can your family make the most of online school? Talk about these issues as they pertain to…

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