Here’s a sample of the week’s events and how to tune in (all times are eastern). Note that events are subject to change after publication.
Explore the history of jazz in Washington With musician, broadcaster and historian Ken Avis as they discuss how the city created a capital for the genre and how the music has changed through the years. This program, presented by Smithsonian Associates, Costs $ 25 for members and $ 30 for nonmembers. Registration closes two hours before the event.
When 6:45 PM
Listen a Conversation between Priyanka Chopra Jonas And author Glennon Doyle, presented by Live tox los angeles. The two will discuss Ms. Chopra Jonas’ new memoir, “Unfinished”, which recounts the actress and producer’s 20-year, dual-continent career. Tickets cost $ 38, and include a signed copy of “Unfinished”, available only to ship within the United States.
When Night 4
See Pulitzer Prize Winner Dale orlandersmith Monologue Originally commissioned St. Louis Repertory TheaterUnrest discovered in Ferguson, Moe after shooting and killing a white police officer Michael brown, A black teen presented in 2014 Center Theater Group, All art And eight regional theaters, the production draws from Ms. Orlandersmith’s interview with residents of the Ferguson area, and uses footage from her performance at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in New York. The event is free to watch at any time, although donations are accepted.
Celebrate the unique food traditions of the lunar new year In one thing Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sechler Gallery, which creates the Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art. Jan Stuart, Melvin R. of Chinese Art. Seiden Curator will present works from the museum’s collections that relate to the holiday’s culinary traditions, and Lida Chang of Peter Chang’s Restaurant Empire, will share stories about her family’s famous cuisine. The event is free, and attendance is capped at 500.
When at 6 pm
Deep dive into the science of attraction and aphrodisiacs Submitted by, with drag queen Colesaw Museum of science In Boston. The event, which is pre-scheduled, features a conversation, Q&A and some games. Coleslaw will join Martha Hopkins, author of “The New Intercourse: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook” to learn, ask and play in the name of science. This event is free (although donations are accepted).
When 7:30 pm
Sit down for a discussion with Adrian Miller, the James Beard Award winning author of “The Kids Kitchen Cabinet” Explores the history of African-American chefs who cook and support the White House kitchen George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Dwight D. Eisenhower and others during the presidency of Barack Obama. Mr. Miller will examine how these cooks, cooks, and staff members contributed to American trends and culture through their cuisine, and delve into the stories of those working at the White House and the presidents they served. Tickets for this event, presented by 92 y, Are $ 20. Sessions for registrants may be recorded later.
When At 5 pm
Spend the evening listening to poetry COUPLET, A quarterly reading series, produced, curated and hosted by the poet Leah Umanski. Winter edition, presented together Red Room at KGB Bar And sponsored by poets and writers, it includes works by both established and emerging poets Patricia Smith, Shane McCare And Benjamin Garcia. This event is free.
When at 7 pm
Join Collect nyc For an evening of operative love songs. Featuring renowned artists such as Maggie Woolms, the event will feature pieces such as Giochino Rossini’s “Una Voice Poco Fa” and Mozart’s “La Si Darem La Mano”. A portion of the proceeds will be donated West Side Campaign Against Hunger. Tickets are need-based and can be purchased for as little as $ 10.
When 7:30 pm
Dance with your little ones while listening A special Valentine’s Day concert by the Laurie Berkner Band. In a live performance, Ms. Berkner, a children’s recording artist, will play family-friendly songs, dance with animations, and even introduce special guests. Tickets are $ 20, and give viewers access to both the 12 pm and 5 pm shows.
When 12 noon or 5 pm
Plan Perfect Valentine’s Day Night With Home “Romeo and Juliet” performed, “From Shakespeare’s Globe in London, starred as Juliet in Romeo and Charlotte Beaumont in Nathan Welsh. Recorded in 2019, the tragic romance comes to life in a replica of the original open-air theater, which 1599 , Where the play would have been staged in Shakespeare’s time. The show is free to watch online until the end of March.