#GWtoDo: Your Weekly Events Agenda

Aca-scuse me? Adam Devine from "Pitch Perfect" comes to town this week.

#GWtoDo: Your Weekly Events Agenda
January 27, 2016

This week:

Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. Adam Devine
Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St., NW
$35

Recognize that face? Yes, it's the obnoxious leader of The Treblemakers in "Pitch Perfect." Actor and comedian Adam Devine also stars in "Workaholics" and on "Modern Family." Program Board is bringing him to GW to this weekend serve up some laughs alongside fellow actor/writer Adam Ray (who you might know from "Spy" and "Tomb Raider").

In addition to writing for "Workaholics" and shooting his Comedy Central series "Adam Devine's House Party," Mr. Devine has been doing stand-up since kicking off his career in LA. He's also part of Mail Order Comedy, a sketch comedy group with years of touring and producing history. Catch him on campus before tickets sell out!

 

 


This Week:

Feb. 10 at 12 p.m. Wet Plate Collodion Photography Process

Feb. 10 at 12 p.m. Wet Plate Collodion Photography Process

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
701 21st St., NW
Free

Artist, independent curator and assistant photography professor at the Corcoran School Margaret Adams will describe the collodion process in this lecture. Collodoin photography dates back to the mid 19th century, and Ms. Adams will discuss its history and properties. She’ll also demonstrate each step of the process.

Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Trachtenberg School and SMPA Host Climate Change Talk

Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Trachtenberg School and SMPA Host Climate Change Talk

Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St., NW
Free

Frank Sesno moderates this discussion on climate solutions for the next presidential admiration. The conversation will feature the Nature Conservancy’s Lynn Scarlett, who was deputy secretary of the Department of Interior under President George W. Bush, and the Aspen Institute’s Mike Boots, who is also the former head of President Obama's Council of Environmental Quality. A networking reception will follow the event.

Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St., NW
$40-$70, 15 percent discount for GW students

"But you love Ladysmith Black Mambazo!" Take the opportunity to see the famous South African band, immortalized in "Mean Girls" and through their 50-year legacy. The four-time Grammy winners come to D.C. to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their groundbreaking collaboration with Paul Simon on the seminal album, "Graceland."

Feb. 18-22 Celebrate George Washington

Feb. 18-22 Celebrate George Washington

Various Locations
Free

The university community will celebrate George Washington's 284th birthday with a series of campus events that recognize his legacy of leadership. Beginning Thursday, Feb. 18 with a bonfire on University Yard and continuing through the Monday, Feb. 22 George Washington lecture and annual trip to Washington's Mount Vernon estate, the birthday celebrations also include GW's athletics homecoming weekend events and alumni gatherings around the world.

Now-Feb. 20 "Generation Queer" at the Griffin Gallery

Now-Feb. 20 "Generation Queer" at the Griffin Gallery

500 17th St., NW
Washington D.C.

The student-run Griffin Gallery at the Corcoran School presents its newest show. "Generation Queer" explores human intimacy in the digital age of American LGBTQ culture. Curated by the Griffin Gallery committee, the exhibition presents a range of diverse personal narratives from queer millennials.

Now-Feb. 26 Color Bloc: Paintings by Elizabeth Osborne

Now-Feb. 26 Color Bloc: Paintings by Elizabeth Osborne

Luther W. Brady Art Gallery
805 21st St., NW
Free

Veils, blocks, bands and wavy brushstrokes of bold color are the hallmark of Elizabeth Osborne’s paintings on exhibit in the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery. Often punctuated by the artist’s developed treatment of the figure and objects, Ms. Osborne’s paintings show a deft handling of color and command of her technique, reminding us of the Washington Color School painters.

Now-Summer 2016 For the Record: The Art of Lily Spandorf

Now-Summer 2016 For the Record: The Art of Lily Spandorf

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
701 21st St., NW
Free

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum is showcasing a collection of watercolor paintings by Lily Spandorf, a prolific artist who created a record of D.C.'s history through her work. She’d bring her materials to buildings that were about to be demolished, and she'd paint, capturing the final moments of shifting scenes in Washington. The exhibition is a co-production between the GW Museum and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Now-March 25 Coloring Pages

Now-March 25 Coloring Pages

Luther W. Brady Art Gallery
805 21st St., NW
Free

This new exhibition in the Brady Art Gallery’s cases showcases artists’ books from the Corcoran Art & Design Collection. The bright pages of the books serve as a complement to the exhibition "Color Bloc: Paintings by Elizabeth Osborne" on view now.

 


Upcoming This Month

Feb. 28 at 1:30 p.m. "The Young and The Restless" at Lisner

Feb. 28 at 1:30 p.m. "The Young and The Restless" at Lisner

Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St., NW
$55-$125, 20 percent discount for students

Soap opera fan? Celebrate the most iconic daytime drama when actors and producers visit Lisner to discuss "The Young and The Restless." Audience members will get a chance to ask questions, hear behind-the-scenes gossip and relive the 43-year-old program. Following the main event, fans can purchase tickets to a post-show autograph and photo session with Eric Braeden, Christen LeBlanc, Mellissa Ordway and Sean Carrigan.