Taste and talk barrel-aging with 3 Stars Brewing, Charm City Meadworks, Don Ciccio & Figli, Oliver Brewing, One Eight Distilling & Supreme Core Cider as we unveil a special collection of beer, mead, cider and amari barrel-aged around the beltway in District Made Straight Rye Whiskey barrels.
The shutdown is costing the local economy $100 million a day; more than 250,000 workers aren’t being paid, with knock-on impacts throughout the DMV. Economists say that lasting damage could be done if the closure stretches into February—something that seems at once impossible and likely.
More constructive than building your own bugout bag, Profs and Pints invites Ohio State professor Joseph Fiksel to discuss how both government and industries can strengthen our resilience to catastrophe—from oil spills to bridge collapses and hurricanes. (6pm)
Reminders from the Weekly Scheduler
Mayor Muriel Bowser talks at Gallaudet about priorities for her second term. (4 pm)
CSIS talks about withdrawing from Syria and Afghanistan. (5-6:30 pm)
Goethe Institut hosts a German-language classic biopic about Goya at West End Cinema. (6:30 pm)
Political messaging in the age of social media. (6:30 pm)
Writer Nicole Chung (Catapult) chats about her new memoir All You Can Ever Know at One More Page in Arlington. (7 pm)
One piano, four hands at Dumbarton Oaks, including works by Barber, Schubert and Terry Riley (!!) (8 pm)
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