Lift a cup at a Galentine’s Day Tea or Russian Tea Time with Vera. Also, as the Lunar New Year begins, why not watch and discuss two videotaped ballets?
Politics and Prose will host an online talk about the late, legendary Hoyas coach John Thompson’s new autobiography. Also book-related: Planet Word is calling all crossword lovers!
On Friday and Saturday, the Udvar-Hazy Center will celebrate the International Space Station. Also, galleries are about to close and reopen in the National Gallery’s West Building.
The 2020 Smithsonian Food History Weekend and a panel tomorrow on the legacy of John Lewis will take place online. In person, you can visit the Kreeger Museum and, soon, Planet Word.
Upcoming topics for online learning: Japanese textiles, Russian opera (and tea drinking), naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Miki Hayakawa.
Accompanied by Russian Chamber Art Society founder and Artistic Director Vera Danchenko-Stern, Fanyong Du will sing 12 art-songs of the more than 100 Tchaikovsky wrote.
A Dec. 8 Russian Chamber Art Society concert will celebrate both Vera Danchenko-Stern’s 75th birthday and her 50 years of performing with her brother, violinist Victor Danchenko.