The university Safety Expo, “The Young Turks on Fusion” shoots an episode at GW, plus Latino Heritage Month events and a reading by award-winning author Melinda Moustakis.
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St., NW
Free standby tickets available here.
“The Young Turks on Fusion,” a weekly show focused on the election, will broadcast live from GW as part of a 12-week series set on college campuses. The show’s hosts Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola will discuss the last remaining weeks of the election with Fusion’s Nando Vila and GW SA President Erika Feinman.
Marvin Center, Dorothy Betts Theatre
2127 G St, NW
Tickets available here
The Momenta Quartet joins Indonesian vocalist Ubiet, classical soprano Tony Arnold and the Richmond-based group Gamelan Raga Kusuma for an evening of music—part of a three-month-long music and culture festival called “Performing Indonesia.” This year’s celebration runs from Sept. 10 through Nov. 19.
Hammer Auditorium, Corcoran Building
500 17th St., NW
The independently organized art project, I Want a President… (A Collective Reading – D.C.) asks the public to envision its ideal president through two writing workshops. The first will be held Sept. 21 at the Corcoran School, and the second will be held on Oct. 5. The workshops will culminate with a collective reading in front of the White House on Oct. 16.
2130 H St., NW
As part of the GW Department of English Jenny McKean Moore Reading Series, Melinda Moustakis will read from her new book Bear Down, Bear North: Alaska Stories. The release won the Flannery O'Connor Award and the Maurice Prize, and it was a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. Ms. Moustakis is the current Jenny McKean Moore Writer in Washington.
730 21st Street NW
David Sedaris is back on the Lisner Stage with his razor-sharp wit and hilarious first-person accounts. Tune into his biting observations—and that distinctly nasally voice—for yourself when he read selections from some of his newest work.
730 21st Street, NW
The National Heritage Fellowship is the highest honor for individuals whose work preserves American arts heritage and traditions. An evening concert invites you to celebrate the talents of this year’s award winners, who include a Mardi Gras Indian craftsman and musician, a Dakota flute maker, an Irish button accordionist and more.