Profs & Pints DC: Haunted Landscapes of Middle-Earth

September 25, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Haunted Landscapes of Middle-Earth,” on J.R.R. Tolkien’s use of horror, with Peter Grybauskas, who has written extensively on Tolkien and teaches courses on him at […]

Profs & Pints DC: Mermaid Tales

May 15, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Mermaid Tales,” a discussion of the enigmatic water spirits of East Slavic countries, with Philippa Rappoport, adjunct professor of folklore at George Washington University. Be […]

Profs & Pints: Tales from Netherworlds

October 16, 2021

Profs and Pints presents: “Tales from Netherworlds,” an evening with Baba Yaga and other dark denizens of the imagination, with folklorist Philippa Rappoport of George Washington University. [Under current District […]

Weekend Round Up January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

This weekend at the Kennedy Center, American Ballet Theatre is in town to perform “Harlequinade.” Friday is International Gruit Day, Saturday is Groundhog Day and you know what Sunday is.