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Now Streaming: Rhapsody in Blue, Jeremy Denk and Jazz Interviews

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

The 2023-2024 season of Concerts from the Library of Congress came to a rousing conclusion on June 20 with a performance by New Orleans-based band Cha Wa. As final preparations are made for the 2024-2025 season announcement, the Music Division is pleased to share a multitude of concert and event videos that have been released …

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From Pioneer to the Performing Arts Reading Room: Vampira Treasures from the Lester Horton Collection

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Learn more about the Music Division’s connection to the cult icon Vampira, as created by Maila Nurmi. The following is a guest post written by Morgan Davis, Music Reference Specialist, Music Division. About a year ago, documentarian R.H. Greene contacted the Music Division’s reference team in search of a photo from the Lester Horton Dance …

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Pride in the Library: LGBTQ+ Voices in the Library’s Collections

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

This is a guest post by Meg Metcalf, women’s, gender and LGBTQ+ studies librarian in the Main Reading Room. It was originally posted on the Library of Congress Blog. The collections of the Library of Congress tell the rich and diverse story of LGBTQ+ life in America and around the world. To share this story, …

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2016-2017 Concerts from the Library of Congress Season

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

The moment you’ve been waiting for has arrived! We are pleased to announce the 2016-2017 season of Concerts from the Library of Congress, which builds on our continuing mission: to give the music on the shelves of the Library a living voice, and let the people hear it. You can read the season announcement press …

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New Video Roundup

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

We’ve released a wide variety of videos from recent concerts, lectures, and other events. Learn what’s newly available below. Sign-up for Library of Congress Video Alerts Enter your email address then direct to “Subscriber Preferences.” Select “New Webcasts” and hit submit to receive notifications of new releases via email. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel Subscribe …

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European Month of Culture: Spotlight on Italy

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Here’s a new blog by our colleague Jason Steinhauer about Elia Andrea Corazza’s research in the papers of Serge Diaghilev at the Library of Congress. This blog commemorates European Month of Culture, and is cross-posted from Insights, a blog about scholarly work at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Elia Andrea …

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Film by Ezra Hurwitz: “Martha Graham at the Library”

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

The “Martha Graham at the Library” Festival is in full-swing! We were thrilled to see many of you at the events on Thursday and Saturday of last week. As we get closer to the performances by the Martha Graham Dance Company (April 1-8pm; April 2-2pm & 8pm), we have a special treat for you. The …

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Martha Graham at the Library Festival

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

“Martha Graham at the Library” Festival March 24-April 2, 2016 Library of Congress, Washington, DCMade possible by: The Irving and Verna Fine Fund in the Library of Congress Dr. Sachiko Kuno and Dr. Ryuji Ueno Embassy of Sweden & Swedish Arts Council Press Release Program Booklet Event Listings Thursday, March 24, 2016 | 7 pm …

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Are you ready for the 9/2 ticket release?

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

ARE YOU READY FOR THE FALL TICKET RELEASE ON SEPTEMBER 2 at 10am (ET)? If you’re all set for Wednesday, read no further and we’ll see you soon at an event! If you have questions about ticketing, we’re here to help. As you may know, beginning this season Concerts from the Library of Congress ticketing will …