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Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin performing on an alto saxophone in the Coolidge Auditorium. Wearing a gold jacket and white top.

Now Streaming: January 2024 Edition

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

The Library of Congress is proud to offer free digital programming from its collections for the enjoyment of audiences that are not able to attend our live events in Washington, D.C. The Music Division works with colleagues throughout the Library to ensure that past events in the Concerts from the Library of Congress series, educational …

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Main Reading Room Open House 10/9

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

On Monday, October 9, visitors to the Library will have the opportunity to see and explore our historic Main Reading Room in the Thomas Jefferson Building, as part of the Library’s Semi-Annual Main Reading Room Open House. This family-friendly opportunity offers the public an opportunity to get a taste of the Library’s collections, exhibitions, and …

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Announcing Library of Congress Bibliodiscotheque

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Bibliodiscotheque: Array of Events Planned to Celebrate Disco Culture Today the Library of Congress announced an exciting upcoming series: “Library of Congress Bibliodiscotheque” (April 12-May 6, 2017), an unprecedented exploration of disco culture, music, dance and fashion represented in the national collections. You are welcome to experience the Library of Congress like never before with …

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This Week: Beauty and the Beast + YRC

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Friday, February 10, 2017 – 7:00 pm Saturday, February 11, 2017 – 12:00 pm [Family-Friendly] Beauty and the Beast (1991) [Film] Toon Tunes with Solomon HaileSelassie The world of film animation displays great variety in the techniques used to produce the images and in how those images interact with the sound environment. We will explore …

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This Week: Jordi Savall, Gershwin & Toon Tunes

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 – 12:00 pm [Gallery Talk] Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin Senior music specialist and exhibit curator Raymond White introduces treasures of the George and Ira Gershwin Collection. He will discuss the types of items on exhibit, including music manuscripts, lyric sheets, letters, photographs, and the new …

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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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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 …