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Brewsday – Law Enforcement and Pop Culture

Law enforcement has appeared on film since early silent movies like Chaplin’s Police to Dragnet, the first police procedural, to modern films and TV like End of Watch and Brooklyn-Nine-Nine. Explore the changing relationship between Hollywood and law enforcement while getting into the Halloween spirit during the Museum’s first Brewsday program.

At 6:30 PM in the Verizon Theater, join NBC4 anchor Leon Harris for his talk with Alyssa Rosenberg, columnist for The Washington Post and author of “Dragnets, Dirty Harrys and Dying Hard,” a review of 100 years of police and pop culture. Entrance into the talk is on a first come basis, so come early to grab a seat. After the talk explore the museum at your own pace and enjoy some light refreshment.

COSTUME CONTEST: Take center stage while the crowd votes for their favorite costume! Sign in to compete when you arrive. Prizes will be awarded to:
– Best Partners (Pair or Group)
– Best Throwback (Character from the 1960 or 70s)
– Best Detective (Remember private eyes don’t count)

  • Guests must be 21 years and older.
  • Two complimentary drinks per ticket.
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