The Smithsonian Associates presents an evening with actor Louis Gossett Jr. Saturday May 22, 7p in the Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center (1100 Jefferson Drive S.W.). Gossett will reflect on his career and the challenges he faced as an African American actor in the 1950s and 1960s with Dwight Bowers, curator of music, sports and entertainment at the National Museum of American History. Film clips and stage stills will illustrate his reminiscences.
Tickets for the Smithsonian presentation are $25 for general admission and $15 for Associate members. For tickets and information, call (202) 633-3030.