Events calendar: Wednesday, April 11


Classes and workshops

  • Stretch some muscles while surrounded by art at Yoga in the Galleries. Bring your own mat; blocks and blankets are also recommended. 10 a.m. $10 per class; $5 per class for Museum Members. The Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-885-1300. Classes are held every Wednesday.


  • Composer and singer Clarice Assad will join students from KIPP D.C. for a performance of the students’ songs created during the Albany Symphony’s Songwriter Idol program, presented as part of “SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras.” 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.

Discussions and lectures

  • David Major, a retired FBI agent and former member of National Security Council staff, will analyze the latest trends and developments in intelligence and security, breaches and penetrations. Noon. Free. International Spy Museum, 800 F St. NW. 202-393-7798.


  • The Goethe-Institut Washington will hold a screening of the documentary “When Paul came over the Sea,” about a surviving migrant from Cameroon making his way across the Sahara to the Moroccan coast, and waiting in a forest for the right time to cross the Mediterranean Sea. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the director, Jakob Preuss, and a reception. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Free. Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K St. NW. Suite 3. 202-847-4700.
  • The Czech That Film Festival to celebrate Czech filmmaking will kick off with a screening of the comedy “Ice Mother” at 8 p.m. Then on April 12, the festival will screen “The Quartette” at 5:15 p.m. and “Barefoot” at 8 p.m., followed by a Q&A with director Jan Svěrák. Avalon Theater, 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-274-9108.