- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 1, 2007

LECTURES/ READINGS/ FILMS

Alexandria Black History Museum

902 Wythe St., Alexandria. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free. 703/838-4356.

• Curtis Christopher Robinson discusses his service as a Tuskegee Airman in World War II and signs copies of his autobiography, “A Pilot’s Journey: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman.” 7 p.m. Nov. 8.

• Veterans Day program. Constance A. Burns, executive director of the National Association of American Veterans and former curator for the Army Center for Military History, featured speaker. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 12.

Folger Shakespeare Library

Elizabethan Theater, 201 E. Capitol St. NE. 202/544-7077.

• Celebrating John Ashbery. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5. $12.

• PEN/Faulkner Reading Series: Graphic Novels: Readings by Lynda Barry, Alison Bechdel, Chris Ware. Daniel Raeburn, moderator. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. $15.

Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

801 K St. NW (Old Carnegie Library). 202/966-5304, http://www.historydc.org

• 34th Annual Conference on Washington, D.C., Historical Studies. Psychedelic Concert Hall 40th Anniversary Celebration. 3 p.m. Nov. 3. Free. Registration required.

Library of Congress

Mumford Room, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE. 202/707-4604, 202/707-5664.

• Judith Jones, cookbook editor, author of “The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food.” 11:30 a.m. Nov. 5. Free.

• Rep. Tom Cole, Oklahoma Republican, delivers the keynote address for the Library’s 2007 celebration of Native American Heritage Month. 2 p.m. Nov. 6. Free.

Pickford Theater, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE. 202/707-4604, 202/707-5664.

• A Tribute to Nikos Kazantzakis. Darren J.N. Middleton and Patroclos Stavrou speak on the Greek writer, poet and philosopher. Co-sponsored by the Embassy of Greece. 7-9 p.m. Nov. 1. Free.

• “The Last Jews of Libya.” Film documenting the final decades of a centuries-old Sephardic Jewish community. Noon Nov. 5. Free.

National Museum of the American Indian

Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW. 202/633-1000.

• Always Becoming Sculpture Project. Daily Screening. Through Dec. 31.

National Museum of Natural History

Baird Auditorium, ground floor, 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. Metro: Federal Triangle. 202/633-1000.

• “Another Ghost of Courageous Adventurers: New Revelations about Paleoindian Lifestyles in Vermont 11,000 Years Ago.” Museum anthropologist Stephen Loring provides an exciting window into the spirit world of ancient hunters and their descendants through an illustrated lecture. Noon-1 p.m. Nov. 2.

Philosophical Society of Washington

John Wesley Powell Auditorium, 2170 Florida Ave. NW. 703/370-5282

• Humans + Robots Will Make a Perfect Team — When? Vladimir Lumelsky, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. 8:15 p.m. Nov. 9.

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