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    Events This Week

    Capital Science Evening

    Atom Manipulation: New Perspectives in


    by Dr. Donald Eigler

    Wednesday, November 30, 6:45 p.m.

    Winner of the 2010 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience,

    Dr. Eigler was honored for the development of

    atom manipulation and for the elucidation of

    quantum phenomena with precisely controlled

    atomic and molecular arrangements on


    In 1959 Richard Feynman discussed a "great

    future" in which "we can arrange the atoms the

    way we want." In 1989, Feynman's "great

    future" was ushered in with the discovery of

    ways to manipulate individual atoms using a

    scanning tunneling microscope. Dr. Eigler was

    the first person ever to move and control a

    single atom. He will review the basics of

    scanning tunneling microscopy and describe

    how to extend its capabilities to include the

    construction of atomically precise structures

    through the manipulation of individual atoms.

    Co-hosted by the Carnegie Institution for Science with the Royal

    Norwegian Embassy, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters,

    and the Kavli Foundation.

    Carnegie at 16th & P Streets NW. Enter on P Street

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    Kimpton's Red Hot Night

    Event Date:

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


    complimentary passed hors d'oeuvres, one drink ticket, live/silent auction

    Urbana Restaurant and Wine Bar

    Venue Address:

    2121 P Street NW

    Washington, DC20037

    United States

    Phone: (202) 956-6650

    See map: Google Maps
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    Kimpton Hotels of Washington DC and Urbana Restaurant & Wine Bar will host Kimptons

    seventh annual Red Hot Night in the nations capital on the eve of World AIDS Day,

    Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011.

    The red-hot cocktail party, which will benefit Whitman-Walker Health, is part of

    Kimptons nationwide Red Ribbon Campaign, a national initiative dedicated to raising

    funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS.

    A $10 admittance fee will provide guests with one drink ticket, and complimentary passed

    hors d'oeuvres inspired by dishes from Chef John Critchleys seasonal menu at Urbana.

    Highlights include bruschetta with foie gras torchon, slow-roasted lamb rillettes, raw

    oysters and arancini fried wild mushroom risotto with raclette fondue.

    The evenings signature Red Ribbon Cocktail will be the restaurants popular Spiced

    Cosmo, made with house-made spiced cranberry pure, agave nectar, Thatchers Organic

    Apple Spice Ginger liqueur, and allspice liqueur. Select beer and wine will also be


    Additional drink tickets can be purchased for $5 to be used toward the cocktails, wine and

    beer. The event will also feature silent auction items including a weekend getaway to

    Kimptons new Palomar San Diego with two roundtrip jetBlue tickets. All proceeds from

    admission tickets, featured drinks and silent auction items will go directly to Whitman-

    Walker Health.

    For more information or to RSVP, call Jaclyn Randolph (202-466-1306) or email

    Urbana Restaurant & Wine Bar is located at 2121 P Street, NW, adjacent to Palomar

    Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel. Valet parking is available at the hotel for $18 plus tax,

    and the nearest metro stop location is Dupont Circle (red line).


    Established in 1978, Whitman-Walker Health is a non-profit community health center

    located in Washington, DC. Our mission is to be the highest quality, culturallycompetent community health center serving greater Washingtons diverse urban

    community, including individuals who face barriers to accessing care, and with a special

    expertise in LGBT and HIV care. Whitman-Walker Health offers primary medical and

    dental care; mental health and addictions counseling and treatment; HIV education,

    prevention, and testing; legal services; and medical adherence care management. We are

    especially committed to meeting the health needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and

    transgender community and people living with HIV/AIDS.
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    Urbana Restaurant and Wine Bar is open for lunch from 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Monday

    Friday. Dinner is served from 5:30 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Sunday Thursday, and from 5:30

    p.m. 11:00 p.m. Friday Saturday. Breakfast is served from 7:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

    Monday Friday, and brunch from 8am - 3pm on Saturday and Sunday. The lounge opens

    daily from 3:30 p.m. midnight Sunday Thursday and opens until 1:30 a.m. Friday and

    Saturday. The restaurant is located at 2121 P St., NW, Washington, DC 20037. To contact

    the restaurant, please call 202.956.6650. For more information on Urbana, or to make

    reservations, please visitwww.urbanadc.comorwww.opentable.comFind Urbana on

    Facebook and visit


    San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a collection of boutique hotels and

    chef-driven restaurants in the US, is an acknowledged industry pioneer and was the first

    to bring the boutique hotel concept to America. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2011,

    Bill Kimpton founded the company in 1981 and today it is well-known for making

    travelers feel welcomed and comfortable while away from home through intuitive and

    unscripted customer care, stylish ambience and having a certain playfulness in its

    approach to programs and amenities. Adjacent to the hotels are locally-loved, top-rated,

    destination Kimpton restaurants. Kimpton leads the hospitality industry in ecological

    practices through its innovative EarthCare program that spans all hotels and restaurants.

    Market Metrix, a recognized authority and leader in feedback solutions, consistently

    ranks Kimpton above other hotel companies in luxury and upper upscale segments for

    customer satisfaction. Privately held Kimpton operates 51 hotels and 56 restaurants in 23

    cities. For more information visitwww.KimptonHotels.comor call 1-800-KIMPTON.
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    Join ZWK for happy hour and enjoy our weekly pickof amazing new wines paried with our artisanalcheeses.

    Zola Wine & Kitchen505 Ninth Street NW

    Wednesday, November 30, 5:00-7:00 p.m.ZWK Presents: Cool Weather, Spicy Reds

    El Chaparral Garnacha Domaine Faury Syrah Vina Falernia Carmenere-Syrah

    "IMFs Latest Economic Outlook for the Central Asia-Caucasus and the Role of Wider Trade Relations"

    Wednesday, November 30, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

    A reception will will precede the forum at 5:00 p.m.

    Room 806

    The Rome Building

    Johns Hopkins University SAIS

    1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Washington, DC 20036

    RSVP:saiscaciforums@jhu.eduor (202) 663-7721

    David Owen, deputy director of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department; Ana Lucia Coronel, division

    chief of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department; Muktar Djumaliev, Kyrgyz ambassador to the United

    States; Abdujabbor Shirinov, Tajik ambassador to the United States; and Frederick Starr (moderator), chairman of

    CACI, will discuss this topic.

    Hosted By: Central Asia-Caucasus Institute (CACI) at SAIS

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    "Food, Inc."

    Wednesday, November 30, 7:00 p.m.

    William G. McGowan Theater

    National Archives

    700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

    Washington DC 20408

    In conjunction with "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?" the Oscar-nominated documentary Food, Inc. (2009, 93

    minutes) is presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Charles

    Guggenheim Center for theDocumentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives. Food, Inc. is directed

    by Robert Kenner and produced by Kenner and Elise Pearlstein.

    The screening will be followed by a discussion with Alice Kamps, Curator of "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?"; Ann

    Harvey Yonkers, co-director of FRESHFARM Markets; and Brooks Miller, co-owner of North Mountain

    PasturesFarm in Newport, PA.

    For all Public Programs, (unless otherwise noted) please use the Special Events Entrance on the corner of 7th

    Street and Constitution Avenue, NW. Doors to the building open 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.

    All events listed in the calendar are free unless otherwise noted. Seating is on a first-come, first-served b