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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Tour — Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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All Public Events for August 2012

Concert

Les Bon Hommes Du Nord

August 8, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
Patrick Ross and Jean Theroux, with Dalton Binette and Bow Thayer perform French-Canadian fiddle music and songs from New Hampshire.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Homegrown Concert Series

August 16, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
Robert Shafer, Robin Kessinger and Bobby Taylor perform flatpick guitar and fiddle music from Kanawha County, W. V.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Singing and Praying Band

August 23, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
The Singing and Praying Band present African-American a capella sacred music from Delaware and Maryland.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

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Exhibition

Victor Herbert

August 16, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert" examines the multifaceted life of the influential composer and musician through materials selected from the vast Victor Herbert Collection. The exhibition is on view through Jan. 26, 2013.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-4604

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Film

"Total Recall"

August 2, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Total Recall" (Tri-Star, 1990).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Pre-code Double Feature

August 3, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Employees' Entrance" (First National, 1933) and "Diplomaniacs" (RKO, 1933).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Hercules"

August 4, 2012, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"Hercules" (Walt Disney, 1997).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Marty"

August 9, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Marty" (United Artists, 1955).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Moulin Rouge"

August 10, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Moulin Rouge" (20th Century-Fox, 2001).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Maltese Falcon"

August 16, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Maltese Falcon" (Warner Bros., 1941).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Revanche"

August 17, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Revanche" (Janus, 2008).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Daleks Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D."

August 18, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D." (British Lion, 1966)
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"No Time for Sergeants"

August 23, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"No Time for Sergeants" (Warner Bros., 1958).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Docks of New York"

August 24, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Docks of New York" (Paramount, 1928).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Head Over Heels"

August 25, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Head Over Heels" (Goldwyn, 1922).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Haunting"

August 30, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Haunting" (MGM, 1963).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Lecture

Al-Andalus

August 2, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
Kluge Fellow Peter Wien discusses "From the Glory of Conquest to Paradise Lost: Al-Andalus as an Arab Realm of Memory."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3302

LCPA What If

August 8, 2012, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Chloe Neill, author of the Chicagoland Vampire series, presents "The International Vampire: Our Global Fascination with the Vampire Myth."
Location: LM 139, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-6809

Campus Traditions

August 9, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
Simon J. Bronner of Pennsylvania State University presents at talk titled "Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Hebrew Books

August 21, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
Ann Brener, Hebraic area specialist, presents "From Spanish Court to Ottoman Place: Sixteenth-Century Hebrew Books at the Library of Congress."
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3779

Social Movements in the Internet Age

August 23, 2012, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Manuel Castells, Kluge Chair of Technology and Society, presents "Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

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Tour

Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

Monday to Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (no 12:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. tour on Saturdays)
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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