* GW’s Kalb Report features a panel discussion moderated by Mr. Kalb himself and including “Ann Marie Lipinski, senior vice president and editor of The Chicago Tribune, Sean McManus, president of CBS News and Sports, Cliff Sloan, publisher of Slate and vice president of business affairs and general counsel of Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, and Paul Steiger, managing editor of The Wall Street Journal and vice president of Dow Jones & Company.” Free but tickets needed, at 8PM at the National Press Club. [NPC]
* Spend seven animated minutes watching Elmer Fudd chase Bugs Bunny through Wagner’s operas in What’s Opera Doc?. Stay for The Scarlet Empress, Josef von Sternberg’s “wildly stylized life of Catherine the Great” starring Marlene Dietrich. The Goethe-Institut, $6 at 6:30PM. [Goethe]
* Joel Westheimer “explores how schools mediate national patriotic sentiments” as he discusses Pledging Allegiance: The Politics of Patriotism in America’s Schoolsat Busboys & Poets. Free at 6:30PM.
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