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Pure Barre

Date:   Friday, December 5, 2014

Pure Barre from MargoJoin in for the fastest, most effective way to change your body. Warm up with light weights and small, isometric movements. Tone your thighs, stretch, and exercise your abs at the barre. Pure Barre’s mission is to provide you with an experience that not only changes your body, but changes your life. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers.

Private Capitol Tour

capitolDate:   Tuesday,September 30, 2014

The Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. The Senate and the House of Representatives have met here for more than two centuries. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored. Today it stands as a monument not only to its builders but also to the American people and their government. The office of Representative Chris Van Hollen will lead us through a private tour of the Capitol.

Meet Linda Trope

Date:   Monday, October 20, 2014

Meet and see the work of this unusual artist, who developed her style from living and travelling in South India. She was fascinated by the South Indian temple art and the diverse dancing figures covering temple interiors and exteriors. She has a background in textile design, painting and working in three-dimensional soft sculpture. Evolving further, she has developed her own style of pointillism to create layers of rich color and detail. She exhibits her work both nationally at juried exhibitions and at local galleries and public spaces in the Baltimore area.

Spring Luncheon & Installation

Join us on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 as we welcome new officers to the BNC Greater Washington board.

Where: Gaithersburg Hilton, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

9:00 Registration/Boutique
10:15 Program begins

Presidents: Judy Blickstein & Sandy Pincus-Rush
Committee Chairs: Marlene Goldschmidt & Gail Rubinson
Advance reservations only

Speakers: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers

Documentary ‘Anita’

Critically acclaimed documentary ‘Anita’ to open in Boston area this weekend


Brandeis professor Anita Hill will participate in Q&A sessions following this weekend’s Boston area premiere of “Anita,” the critically acclaimed documentary film that chronicles her decision to speak truth to power during the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in 1991 (view the trailer). The film also opens this weekend in Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Chicago; and Seattle.The Brandeis Alumni Association organized a special, private screening for Brandeis alumni and friends on April 3, which sold out within hours of tickets going on sale. The film will also be shown in Waltham and Cambridge (see details below).

Opening-weekend screenings were held March 21 and 22 in New York, Northern California and Southern California. Professor Hill made appearances at the New York events.

Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Mock, the film marks the first time Professor Hill speaks in depth about what led her to testify before the U.S. Senate and the obstacles she faced in simply telling the truth. She has become an American icon, empowering millions of women and men around the world to stand up for equality and justice. At Brandeis, she serves as senior advisor to the provost and is a professor of social policy, law and women’s studies at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management.

For questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations (rsvp@alumni.brandeis.edu or 781-736-4041). For theaters and show times, visit www.anitahill-film.com.

Read The New York Times story about the film.

Washington, D.C.

Opens Friday, April 4 at Landmark E-Street Cinema

Special events

Friday, April 4, 7:15 p.m. – Filmmaker Freida Mock participates in Q&A, Landmark E-Street Cinema
Saturday, April 5, 7:15 p.m. – Filmmaker Freida Mock participates in Q&A, Landmark E-Street Cinema

Lunch & Learn

The Brandeis National Committee Greater Washington DC Chapter invites you to

Bette Aschkenasy
Lunch and Learn
March 19, 2014
10 AM – 2 PM

Temple Beth Ami, 14330 Travilah Road, Rockville, MD 20850
Continental Breakfast & Buffet Lunch

“State of the Media” with Claire Sanders Swift, President of the American News Women’s Club; Meredith Jacobs, Editor of the Washington Jewish Week and; Bruce Allen, WTOP Commentator.

Please send check of $35 payable to BNC and mail to Joan DiCostanzo (500 King Farm Blvd. #304 Rockville, MD 20850)

Spring Fashion Show & Boutique

Join us for a Spring Fashion Show and Boutique by Ibhana

Where: Norbeck Country Club
Date: April 10, 2014
Time: 11 AM Boutique; 12 noon Lunch; 1 PM Show
Price: $35 per person for members and guests

Lunch will be served.

RSVP by March 31st to Sheila Schrier, 4003 Wintersweet Ct., Rockville, MD 20853

Proceeds for this event will go the BNC’s “Sustaining the Mind: Research for Neurodegenerative Diseases

April Board Meeting

Members are encouraged to attend the April 2nd board meeting to hear Laurie Duker, co-founder of Court Watch Montgomery.

10 AM Coffee
10:15 Court Watch Montgomery Program
10:45 Board Meeting

Where? Temple Beth Ami, 14330 Travilah Road, Rockville, MD

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