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2007 Marfield Prize

2007 Winner

 Jenny Uglow, Nature’s Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick (Faber and Faber Limited)

 2007 Finalists

 Carolyn Brown, Chance and Circumstance: Twenty Years with Cage and Cunningham (Knopf) 

Nigel Cliff, The Shakespeare Riots: Revenge, Drama, and Death in
Nineteenth Century America
(Random House) 

William Jelani Cobb, To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip-Hop Aesthetic (NYU Press)

 Alex Ross, The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (Picador)

2007 Judges  

Jamaica Kincaid, novelist 

Nancy Pearl, author and librarian 

Robert Pinsky, poet

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Tuesday, October 18th

Out and About: “Margins”

Friday, October 28th, 2016 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm National Portrait Gallery, Kogod Courtyard Former Arts Club Dance Committee Chair and internationally acclaimed dance artist Dana Tai Soon Burgess, recently named the Smithsonian’s first-ever choreographer in residence, will be premiering his latest dance work “Margins”, inspired by the National Portrait Gallery’s Outwin Portraiture Exhibition, in…

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Friday, October 14th

Out and About: German Painting: From the End of WWII to the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Where: Live & Learn Bethesda 4805 Edgemoor Lane Bethesda, Maryland 20814 Second Floor When: October 25th and November 1, 2016   843 German Painting From the End of WWII to the Fall of the Berlin Wall -Part 1 With the unconditional surrender of the Third Reich in 1945, artists in Germany faced an uncertain future….

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Tuesday, September 6th

Lunch at the Club Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as of Sept. 9

General Manager Yann Henrotte has announced lunch service three days a week beginning Friday, Sept. 9. Wednesday and Thursday lunches will always be at noon; Friday lunches will be at 12:30 pm on days when a noon concert is scheduled, at noon on other days. The price will continue to be $20 for a three…

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