Live Web Chat with Joshua DuBois, President Obama’s Director of Religious Affairs; and other events for the week of May 18

Religious Life in the Obama Era: 5/20, 7pm PST
Religious Life in the Obama Era
Starting at 7pm PST on Wednesday, May 20th, Speaking of Faith’s Krista Tippett will be holding a live conversation with Joshua DuBois, head of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, former associate pastor, and President Obama’s campaign Director of Religious Affairs.

Their conversation will focus on the changing face of religion in the United States under the Obama administration. Following the conversation will be a Q+A session, moderated by Larry Jacobs of the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute, with pre-show music provided by Robert Bell and David Stenshoel.

Tune in live here.

Three great events are all happening on Monday, May 18th. At 3pm PST, Museum 2.0 exhibit designer Nina Simone will be giving a lecture in the Baird Auditorium of The National Museum of Natural History. Watch it here.

Starting at 4pm PST, Valerie Waters will be launching a live stream of her program, “I Want My Bikini Body!” Tune in to catch Rachel Nichols, star of the upcoming GI Joe film, who will be calling in as a special guest! You can watch it here.


Country music artist Whitney Duncan will be streaming her show, “Whit’s Wit”, starting at 4:30pm PST. Tune in here to watch and participate!

Later this week, starting at 5:30am PST on Wednesday, May 20th The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will be streaming a day-long symposium entitled “Beyond the Obituaries: Success Stories in Ocean Conservation.” The symposium will include short presentations on everything from sea turtles rebounding in Central America, to pollution clean-up on the Black Sea. Be sure to check it out here.

On Thursday, May 21st, starting at 6:00pm PST, Alfred.TV will be doing an interactive webcast to raise money for a children’s hospital. Watch and participate here.

Beginning at 9:30am PST on Saturday, May 23rd, and continuing on Sunday, May 24th, you can tune into live coverage from the Jones Beach Airshow. Catch all of the action here!

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