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March 2020

Christine Jensen - by Randy Cole

Street Scenes: Christine Jensen – POSTPONED

Wednesday, March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$20

Hill Center is proud to welcome Christine Jensen as part of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival and Hill Center's Street Scenes concert series, curated by Shannon Gunn. Montreal-based saxophonist and composer, Christine Jensen has been described as, “an original voice…

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Spanish Language Course: Beginners – POSTPONED

Thursday, March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$126 – $295

During this 8-week course, students will learn to communicate more effectively in Spanish through a focus on enhanced listening, comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills.  The class will be conducted in Spanish in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere that will…

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Beyond Basics: Pasta Making – POSTPONED

Thursday, March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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$65

Do you want to up your game in the kitchen? Chef Chericia Easton will give you the tips and techniques to do just that! In this class, you will prepare fettuccine, tortellini and ravioli with tomato sauce and Alfredo sauce.…

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French Language Course: Intermediate – POSTPONED

Thursday, March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$169 – $295

Intermediate students should have some control of the language. In the class, students will explore French poetry, singers, and magazines as avenues to discover verb tenses (présent, imparfait, futur and passé composé), irregular verbs, adverbs and prepositions. You will become…

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Dance for Parkinson’s Disease® – POSTPONED

Friday, March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Fridays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Bowen McCauley Dance Company brings the Dance for Parkinson’s Disease® program to Hill Center. This is a FREE, weekly program that provides dance classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners. In 2001, the Mark Morris Dance Group…

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The Bride Wore Black

Hitchcock Without Hollywood Film Series: The Bride Wore Black – POSTPONED

Friday, March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Free

In this film series series, Tom Zaniello will explore how Alfred Hitchcock’s idiosyncratic vision led other directors beyond Hollywood to attempt to create an alternative universe of Hitchcockian films - without him as director, of course. Through mostly foreign films,…

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No Boundaries Cuisine: Senegal – POSTPONED

Saturday, March 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$65

In this class, Marianne Tshihamba will guide you through the hour long process of making Cheb Ou Jen - Senegal's national dish, a crowd-pleasing rice and seafood dish. The menu includes: Cheb Ou Jen or Thiéboudienne Bissap (Senegalese hibiscus drink)  …

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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra - Violin Section. Photo Credit: Neda Navaee

Chamber Concert with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In partnership with Hill Center and Washington Performing Arts, musicians from the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra present a chamber concert inspired by Shakespeare and other works of poetry and theater. Orpheus was formed in 1972 by a group of young artists who…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image – POSTPONED

Tuesday, March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tuesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$89

This course is designed for adults who wish to start drawing, but aren't sure where to begin. We will be working on basic drawing skills and techniques over the course of four classes. Our first class will serve as an…

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The Whole Beast: Duck Boot Camp – POSTPONED

Tuesday, March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$65

Calling all carnivores! Many of us have forgotten that the meat we buy comes from animals. To reconnect with the meat's source (hint: it’s not a cellophane-wrapped package), local chefs have turned to whole animal butchery. The Whole Beast series…

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April 2020

Matzoh Ball Soup. Photo: Christopher Testani

Matzoh Ball Workshop with Bonnie Benwick + Susan Barocas

Wednesday, April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$85

The Jewish holiday of Passover is prime season for these soup dumplings, but they rate as a comfort food favorite for everybody. Learn the pros' secrets for making them light or slightly denser, either with schmaltz or strictly vegetarian. Expect…

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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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Kitchen 101: Pizza Night

Thursday, April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$59

Among the world's favorite foods, pizza offers a blank slate for your creativity! Come create your own pizza from scratch! Yum. Menu: Pizza, Salad and Tuscan Wings Please bring an apron.

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Pissaladiere

Long Lunch: Mediterranean Flatbreads

Friday, April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$49

Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell! Gather around a spread of Mediterranean flatbreads, including a Provençal pissaladiere, a Tuscan panino, and calzone. Eat, drink and be merry. Chef Haskell’s career has taken him to kitchens in Europe, Asia,…

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English tea

No Boundaries Cuisine: English Tea

Saturday, April 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$49

In this class, Marianne Tshihamba serves an elegant English tea, with your help of course!  You will also learn how to make homemade cured salmon, aka gravlax. The menu includes: A Variety of Teas Scones, served with Clotted Cream Teacakes…

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Flower Arranging: Hand-Tied Technique

Sunday, April 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$59

Join local flower enthusiast, Olga Berman, to learn how to make beautiful flower arrangements using an easy hand tied technique in this 2 hour hands-on class.  With mimosa in hand, you will create a beautiful arrangement using grocery store flowers…

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Order In: Indian

Tuesday, April 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$65

Instead of ordering in, get cozy in the kitchen with these healthier alternatives to delivery. You'll master Indian favorites with Chef Chericia Easton. Menu: Chicken Curry, Aloo Gobi (potatoes + cauliflower), Naan Bread, Raita Please bring an apron and an appetite! If you need…

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Street Food: Classics of the Mediterranean

Thursday, April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$65

When traveling the world, sometimes the best meals are found in the streets – from food trucks, carts and stalls. Chef Mark Haskell will take you on a tour of the back alleys and busy streets of faraway countries. In this…

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No Boundaries Cuisine: Pan African Celebration

Saturday, April 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this class, Marianne Tshihamba explores that wide variety of flavors from across Africa. The menu includes: Chicken Mwamba with Plantains (a traditional Congolese dish made with palm nut cream) Cape May Calabaza (a South African gourd side dish) Passion Fruit Bars –…

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Framing Your Legacy: A Workshop on Life Writing

Saturday, April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$99

Workshop Leaders: Andrew Lightman and Dr. Michelle LaFrance What is your legacy? What is your life story?  How would you write your own obituary? This workshop will focus on memoir, portraits/profiles, personal essays and writing your life experiences. Writers of…

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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud SOLD OUT

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Friday, April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$145

Settle in at Hill Center’s 12-seat kitchen for an intimate dinner featuring the haute cuisine of France. Two-star Michelin chef Gérard Pangaud will serve a 4-course tasting menu that reflects the choicest products in season. Each course is paired with select wines…

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Suzhou River poster

Hitchcock without Hollywood Film Series: “Suzhou River” – POSTPONED

Friday, April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Free

In this film series series, Tom Zaniello will explore how Alfred Hitchcock’s idiosyncratic vision led other directors beyond Hollywood to attempt to create an alternative universe of Hitchcockian films - without him as director, of course. Through mostly foreign films,…

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Fritters of cod home in a bowl of wood

No Boundaries Cuisine: Brazil

Saturday, April 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$65

In this class, Marianne Tshihamba explores that wide variety of flavors from across Brazil. Brazilian Shrimp in Coconut Sauce, served over rice Codfish (Bacalao) Fritters (a Brazilian classic made with mashed potatoes and salt cod) Brazilian Cheese Bread Papaya Cream Caipirinha…

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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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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Wednesday, April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$45

Join Chef Wendi James as she teaches the essentials of knife skills for beginners. Learn the techniques of proper knife selection, care, basic cuts and proper form. This intimate class of 10 students will help take you to the next…

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Street Scenes: Leigh Pilzer, Saxophone

Thursday, April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$20

Hill Center is proud to welcome Leigh Pilzer as part of our Street Scenes concert series, curated by Shannon Gunn. Leigh Pilzer is a Washington DC-based saxophonist and arranger. She has led her combo at many of DC’s top jazz…

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May 2020

The Beautiful Oops by Barney Saltzberg

Eastern Market Art Series and Teachings Online Workshop: Making Art at Home with Lindsay Sheldon SOLD OUT

Sold out!
Sunday, May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for our next virtual EAST workshop on May 3rd with Lindsay Sheldon (@thepaperdarlings on Instagram) to make more art at home! Lindsay will walk the kids through Barney Saltzberg's "Beautiful Oops" to teach kids when you think you have…

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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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La Jetee

Hitchcock Without Hollywood Film Series: La Jetée, Immemory, and The Key to Reserva – POSTPONED

Friday, May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Free

In this film series series, Tom Zaniello will explore how Alfred Hitchcock’s idiosyncratic vision led other directors beyond Hollywood to attempt to create an alternative universe of Hitchcockian films - without him as director, of course. Through mostly foreign films,…

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Beyond Basics: Pasta Making

Sunday, May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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$65

Do you want to up your game in the kitchen? Chef Chericia Easton will give you the tips and techniques to do just that! In this class, you will prepare fettuccine, tortellini and ravioli with tomato sauce and Alfredo sauce.…

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