Mar
15
Mon
Folger Poetry Series, in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland @ Online
Mar 15 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

On Monday, March 15 at 6:30 pm ET, Folger’s O.B. Hardison Poetry Series, in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland, welcomes Irish poet and writer Doireann Ní Ghríofa to read from her work—in both Irish and English—in a live virtual reading.

Her prose debut A Ghost in the Throat was awarded Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards.

Following the reading, she will be joined in conversation with poet LeAnne Howe. The two poets will discuss the special and long-standing connection between the Irish and indigenous communities of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

The online reading will be followed by a moderated conversation with Doireann Ní Ghríofa, LeAnne
Howe, and Teri Cross Davis, Poetry Coordinator at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

The
Honorable Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States of America, welcomes the poets.
East City Bookshop is the online bookseller for this event.

Tickets are $5-$15 and can be purchased at the Folger Box Office at 202.544.7077 or by visiting
www.folger.edu/poetry.

Mar
23
Tue
THE BEAUTY OF THE BREW: A VIDEO JOURNEY & CONVERSATION CELEBRATING SAKE & SAKE MAKING @ Online
Mar 23 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

THE BEAUTY OF THE BREW: A VIDEO JOURNEY & CONVERSATION CELEBRATING SAKE & SAKE MAKING

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

7:00PM-8:00PM USA/Eastern Time

This webinar will feature the world premier of SBANA’s animated video illustrating sake’s unique tradition, craft, and range of enjoyment for sake newcomers. The video will be followed by a panel discussion with three SBANA member brewers relating their passion for sake and sake-making: Mr. Andrew Centofante of North American Sake Brewery (Charlottesville, VA); Ms. Euka Isawa of Katsuyama (Miyagi, Japan) and Mr. Patrick Shearer of Ben’s American Sake (Asheville, NC). The March 23 event will be held in conjunction with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the nation’s greatest springtime celebration commemorating the enduring friendship between the people of Japan and the United States.

Mar
24
Wed
THE BEAUTY OF THE BREW: A VIDEO JOURNEY & CONVERSATION CELEBRATING SAKE & SAKE MAKING @ Online
Mar 24 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

THE BEAUTY OF THE BREW: A VIDEO JOURNEY & CONVERSATION CELEBRATING SAKE & SAKE MAKING

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

9:00AM-10:00AM Japan Time

This webinar will feature the world premier of SBANA’s animated video illustrating sake’s unique tradition, craft, and range of enjoyment for sake newcomers. The video will be followed by a panel discussion with three SBANA member brewers relating their passion for sake and sake-making: Mr. Andrew Centofante of North American Sake Brewery (Charlottesville, VA); Ms. Euka Isawa of Katsuyama (Miyagi, Japan) and Mr. Patrick Shearer of Ben’s American Sake (Asheville, NC). The March 23 event will be held in conjunction with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the nation’s greatest springtime celebration commemorating the enduring friendship between the people of Japan and the United States.

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  3. DoubleTree by Hilton Celebrates “National Cookie Month” in Washington DC with “Sweet Rides” for Amtrak Passengers.

    DoubleTree by Hilton is teaming up with Amtrak to delight travelers by giving DC and Baltimore-area communters a “sweet” surprise for National Cookie Month. On Thursday, October 8, DoubleTree by Hilton and Amtrak tam members will give away the hotel brand’s signature chocolate chip cookie and walnut cookies along select Amtrak trains for Washington, DC Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station.

    Travelers and fans around the world are also invited to share a photo or story from the own “sweet” DoubleTree by Hilton experience using #CookieCare for the chance to win a variety of rewards, ranging from free cookies to hotel stays.

    The “sweet rides” are part of DoubleTree by Hilton’s Cookie Car program, which celebrates the brand’s global commitment to delivering the “little things” that enhance guests’ travel experiences.

    WHEN/WHERE:
    Amtrak Northeast Regional Routes from Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
    Thursday, October 8, 2015
    11:30 AM -6:00 PM

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