Thursday, January 28, 2010

War And Peace

"World leaders meeting in London on Thursday agreed on a timetable for the handover of security duties in Afghan provinces starting in late 2010 or early 2011."

Associated Press "Afghanistan Conference Agrees on Exit Timetable" January 28, 2010


Music theater: Ping Chong’s staging of the ‘Rheingold Curse’


The Icelandic Edda: Myth and the Mind - Wagner, Tolkien and Beyond

Roundtable discussion with:

H.E. Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Ambassador of Iceland
Dr. Alexander Stein, psychoanalyst, The Boswell Group
Taru Spiegel, Library of Congress
Professor Donald Crosby, Wagner Society, Washington, D.C.

Presented to accompany tonight's Sequentia Ensemble’s production of "The Rheingold Curse", this discussion examines the Edda’s place in Iceland’s culture, past and present, and the symbolic use of archetype and leitmotif to bypass the conscious mind and reach the heart to convey meaning.

January 28 6:15 - The MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ROOM (First Floor) in the Jefferson Building

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