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April at a Glance
Tuesday, April 08
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM Public Programs
Author Talk with Garrett Peck “Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C."
Join author and beer scholar Garrett Peck as he taps the history of brewing in the nation's capital and introduces the new brewers leading D.C.'s recent craft beer revival.
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Saturday, April 12
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM Public Programs
Member Research Day
Make an appointment to research in the Historical Society's library.
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Saturday, April 12
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Public Programs
Panel Discussion: DC Emancipation, Liberty & the Pursuit of Statehood
An open conversation lead by DC Statehood activists will feature DC Emancipation and fundamental rights of citizens. Learn why statehood is as important a concept now as it was in 1862 and the differences today.

Free & open to the public.

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Monday, April 21
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Public Programs
JAZZforum: Exploring DC Jazz History
A brand new special jazz issue of the journal of Washington History focuses on the city's bountiful music history. The included articles illuminate Washington's involvement in the history of jazz and cover a wide range of topics.
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Looking Forward

Saturday, May 03
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM Public Programs
Member Research Day
Make an appointment to research in the Historical Society's library.
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Saturday, May 03
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Public Programs
Documentary screening & talk: "Chinatown"
Set in the historic Chinatown neighborhood in Washington, D.C., this observational documentary provides an insight into the impact of gentrification on the daily lives of its residents. The film intimately follows three residents over the course of a year. Their stories give voice to the community's attempt to preserve the culture and heritage they value. Talk with filmmaker Yi Chen after screening.

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