The Smithsonian Associates Presents October Program Highlights

October 1, 2014
News Release

The October issue of the Smithsonian Associates’ program guide features a variety of educational and cultural programs including seminars, lectures, studio arts classes, performances for adults and children and local and regional study tours. Highlights this month include:

DC’s Top Women Chefs

Tuesday, Oct. 21; 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center

Nora Pouillon, Ris Lacoste and Marjorie Meek-Bradley discuss working in the restaurant industry and what to watch for on the Washington, D.C., region’s culinary horizon.

Emerson String Quartet 2014-2015 Concert Series: 35th Season

Saturday, Oct. 25; 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Baird Auditorium at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

Solo recital with Eugene Drucker on violin, and special guest Diane Walsh on piano. Works by Bach, Brahms and Saint-Saëns.

Halloween Changes Its Disguise: Has the Witching Season Grown Up?

Monday, Oct. 27; 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center

Drawing on a variety of images, a holiday scholar discusses how Halloween has evolved over the past 100 years.

Keep On Keepin’ On

Monday, Oct. 27; 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Warner Bros. Theater at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

Evening film screening of Keep On Keepin’ On, a documentary about the bond between Justin Kauflin, a young, blind piano prodigy, and his mentor, jazz legend Clark Terry. After the screening, producer Quincy Jones discusses Terry and the making of the film.


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