Events calendar: Monday, Feb. 12


Classes and workshops

  • At “Look Good…Feel Better,” a seminar for women undergoing cancer treatment, a trained cosmetologist will teach participants how to use cosmetics and accessories to cope with skin changes and hair loss. Attendees should bring their own wigs and scarves. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. Sibley Memorial Hospital, 5255 Loughboro Road NW. 202-243-2320.


  • The Catholic University of America Music Theatre Division in collaboration with Arena Stage will present The Theatre Songs of Leonard Bernstein, directed by Pauline Grossman with the musical directed by N. Thomas Pedersen. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.

Discussions and lectures

  • Experts from the National Gallery of Art will give a lecture on the 15th-century tomb of Dutchess Mary of Burgundy, and what it reveals about Renaissance sculpting practices. 12:10 and 1:10 p.m. Free. National Gallery of Art, 6th and Constitution Avenues NW. 202-737-4215.
  • East City Bookshop will hold a Short Story Happy Hour with author Ho Lin, who will discuss his short story series “China Girl.” Free. East City Bookshop, 645 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-290-1636.
  • The staff, family and friends of the Institute for Policy Studies will hold a memorial and celebration of Marcus Raskin, who was a philosopher, analyst and mentor to generations of activists that helped shape left-leaning thought for decades and died Dec. 24 at the age of 83. The memorial will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. at Sixth and I Synagogue, 600 I St. NW, and then from 7 to 8 p.m. at Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St. NW. 202-789-2227.