Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Tlacuatzin Son Huasteco Huapango Music from Mexico Tlacuatzin Son Huasteco is a trio playing the traditional music of Northeastern Mexico, known as Son Huasteco or Huapango music. Son Huasteco music is built around two small guitars, the jarana and the quinta, as well as the violin and the voice. Son Huasteco singing employs a distinctive falsetto style. Improvisation plays a strong role in this music, with each group adding their own...
    • Contributor: Herbertz, Armando - Zúñiga, Eloy - Winick, Stephen
    • Date: 2022-09-28
  • Film, Video
    Tlacuatzin Son Huasteco Tlacuatzin Son Huasteco is a trio playing the traditional music of Northeastern Mexico, known as Son Huasteco or Huapango music. Son Huasteco music is built around two small guitars, the jarana and the quinta, as well as the violin and the voice. Son Huasteco singing employs a distinctive falsetto style. Improvisation plays a strong role in this music, with each group adding their own...
    • Contributor: Züniga, Eloy - Pérez, Yuyutlztin - Zavala, Manolo
    • Date: 2022-09-28
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    Armagh Rhymers: Music and Rhyme from Ireland The Armagh Rhymers are one of the most celebrated traditional music and theatre ensembles on the island of Ireland. Since a group of talented actors and musicians founded the Rhymers in the 1970s, they have delighted audiences at festivals, arts centers, theatres, and schools, throughout Ireland and around the world. Through music, storytelling and drama, they provide an experience that is entertaining, educational and...
    • Contributor: Armagh Rhymers
    • Date: 2022-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Dara Vallely & Anne Hart of Armagh Rhymers The Armagh Rhymers are one of the most celebrated traditional music and theatre ensembles on the island of Ireland. Since a group of talented actors and musicians founded the Rhymers in the 1970s, they have delighted audiences at festivals, arts centers, theatres, and schools, throughout Ireland and around the world. Through music, storytelling and drama, they provide an experience that is entertaining, educational and...
    • Contributor: Vallely, Dara - Hart, Anne
    • Date: 2022-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Through History to Equality: George Chauncey Columbia University history professor George Chauncey is the Library of Congress 2022 Kluge Center honoree, cited for his pathbreaking work on LGBTQ+ history in the United States. His work was critical to several gay rights Supreme Court decisions, including the right of gay people to marry in all states. This video showcases his work and gay life and culture over the past century.
    • Contributor: Chauncey, George - Nelson, Alondra - Jones, Martha S. - Gregg, Ronald - Kennedy, Anthony M. - Turello, Dan - Hayden, Carla - Gordon, Sarah Barringer
    • Date: 2022-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Juan Antonio Torres and Araceli Tzigane Sánchez of Vigüela Vigüela is a traditional folk quintet with a commitment to the rural musical traditions of central Spain. The band was established in the mid-1980s, after the Franco regime, by young people who looked to folk culture for a way to channel their creative desires while staying rooted in their local communities. Grounded in this history, the band members value their tradition and perform it...
    • Contributor: Torres, Juan Antonio - Sánchez, Araceli Tzigane - Winick, Stephen
    • Date: 2022-09-14
  • Film, Video
    Vigüela Vigüela is a traditional folk quintet with a commitment to the rural musical traditions of central Spain. The band was established in the mid-1980s, after the Franco regime, by young people who looked to folk culture for a way to channel their creative desires while staying rooted in their local communities. Grounded in this history, the band members value their tradition and perform it...
    • Contributor: Vigüela
    • Date: 2022-09-14
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Hear the Authors Discuss Their Work. Central I (Young Readers) Introduced by Suzanne Walker, Director of the Indiana Center for the Book, this video features Baptiste and Miranda Paul, authors of "Peace" (chosen by the Wisconsin Center for the Book); Clayton Anderson, author of "Letters from Space" (chosen by the Nebraska Center for the Book); Carol Boston Weatherford, author of "R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul" (chosen by the Michigan Center for the...
    • Contributor: Paul, Baptiste - Paul, Miranda - Wohnoutka, Mike - Boozer, Don - Weatherford, Carol Boston - Larochelle, David - Subisak, Tracy - Anderson, Clayton - Walker, Suzanne
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Hear the Authors Discuss Their Work. Central I (Books for Teens) Introduced by Suzanne Walker, Director of the Indiana Center for the Book, this video features Joelle Charbonneau, author of "Verify" (chosen by the Illinois Center for the Book); and Leah Johnson, author of "You Should See Me In A Crown" (chosen by the Indiana Center for the Book), responding to a series of questions about their work and how it fits into the theme...
    • Contributor: Charbonneau, Joelle - Johnson, Leah - Walker, Suzanne
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    LOC Unbound: Books Bring Us Together - Xander Harcourt Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Reyes, Cesar - Harcourt, Xander
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    LOC Unbound: Books Bring Us Together - Tamara Rorie Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Robertson, Drew - Rorie, Tamara
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Hear the Authors Discuss Their Work. Western Region I Western Region I features Sara Peté, director of the Washington Center for the Book, in conversation with Cindy Lou Aillaud, author of "Recess at 20 Below" (chosen by the Alaska Center for the Book); Gayle Forman, author of "Frankie and Bug" (chosen by the California Center for the Book); Greg Bowman and Alan Suemori, authors of "Leilani: Blessed and Grateful" (chosen by the Hawaii...
    • Contributor: Aillaud, Cindy Lou - Higley, Danielle - Oh, Axie - Pet&eacute, Sara - Forman, Gayle - Higuera, Donna Barba - Suemori, Alan - Bowman, Greg
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Central Region II (Books for Young Readers) Introduction by Michael Pearce, director of the Alabama Center for the Book, and featuring Karen M. Greenwald, author of "A Vote for Susanna: The First Woman Mayor" (chosen by Kansas Center for the Book); Brittany J. Thurman, author of "Fly" (chosen by Kentucky Center for the Book); Gayle Webre, author of "When I Was an Alligator" (chosen by Louisiana Center for the Book); Dan...
    • Contributor: Burkhardt, Dan and Connie - Llanos, Mariana - Greenwald, Karen M. - Pearce, Michael - Thurman, Brittany J. - Webre, Gayle
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    LOC Unbound: Books Bring Us Together - Jennifer Evers Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Reyes, Cesar - Evers, Jennifer
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Stories from Eastern States Great Reads from Great Places: Stories from Eastern States features Rocco Staino, director of the Empire State Center for the Book, in conversation with Lisa Rose, author of "The Singer & the Scientist" (chosen by the New Jersey Center for the Book); Mary Wagley Copp, author and Munir D. Mohammed, illustrator of "Wherever I Go" (chosen by the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Centers for...
    • Contributor: Staino, Rocco - Hirsch, Rebecca E. - Bruchac, Joseph - Mohammed, Munir D. - Copp, Mary Wagley - Rose, Lisa
    • Date: 2022-09-03
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    Great Reads from Great Places: Eastern Region I (Stories Bring Us Together) This video features Lizz Sinclair, of Maine's Center for the Book, in conversation with authors and illustrators of books selected by 4 states from the Eastern region, including: Lizzy Rockwell, author & illustrator of "All-Together Quilt" (chosen by the Connecticut Center for the Book); Marek Bennett, cartoonist and co-editor of "The Most Costly Journey" (El Viaje Mas Caro): Stories of Migrant Farmworkers in Vermont...
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Lizzy - Bennett, Marek - Minter, Daniel - Sinclair, Lizz
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    LOC Unbound: Books Bring Us Together - Sasha Dowdy Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Robertson, Drew - Dowdy, Sasha
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Hear the Authors Discuss Their Work. Central II (Books for Teens) Introduction by Michael Pearce, director of the Alabama Center for the Book, and featuring Charles Waters and Irene Latham, author of "African Town" (chosen by Alabama Center for the Book); Ayana Gray, author of "Beasts of Prey" (chosen by Arkansas Center for the Book); Andrea Davis Pinkney, author of "Loretta Little Looks Back: Three Voices Tell It" (chosen by Mississippi Center for the Book);...
    • Contributor: Pinkney, Andrea Davis - Watts, Julia - Latham, Irene - Gray, Ayana - Pearce, Michael - Waters, Charles
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    LOC Unbound: Books Bring Us Together - Amal Morsey Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Reyes, Cesar - Morsey, Amal
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    LOC Unbound: Books Bring Us Together - Jarrod MacNeil Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Macneil, Jarrod - Robertson, Drew
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Hear the Authors Discuss Their Work. Eastern Region II Roadmap To Reading: Great Reads from Great Places: Region II-East, which includes states and territories from the Allegheny Plateau, and the misty Blue Ridge Mountains, to the azure blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. Our speakers were invited by the Affiliate Centers for the Book from Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Virginia, the US Virgin Islands, and Virginia. Joe Davich, director...
    • Contributor: McDaniel, Breanna J. - O'Connor, Barbara - Aldamuy Denise, Anika - Liu, Sylvia - Monroe, Mary Alice - Weatherford, Carole Boston - Bryan, Angela Golden - Davich, Joe
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Hear the Authors Discuss Their Work. Western II (Author Stories) Great Reads from Great Places: Western Region II features Lucas Fralick, coordinator of the Wyoming Center for the Book, in conversation with Dusti Bowling, author of "Across the Desert" (chosen by the Arizona Center for the Book); Gregory Barrington, author of "Cow Boy Is Not a Cowboy" (chosen by the Colorado Center for the Book); Anna Harber Freeman and Barbara Gonzales, authors of "Shaped...
    • Contributor: Barrington, Gregory - Heidicke, Christian McKay - Fralick, Lucas - Browne, Meghan P. - Rogers, Tyler - Freeman, Anna Harber - Bowling, Dusti - Gonzales, Barbara - Lyon, Julia
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    Great Reads from Great Places: Hear the Authors Discuss Their Work. Western II (Untold Stories) Great Reads from Great Places: Western Region II features Jennifer Widman, director of the South Dakota Center for the Book, in conversation with Kali Fajardo-Anstine, author of "Woman of Light: A Novel" (chosen by the Colorado Center for the Book); Sarah Vogel, author of "The Farmer's Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm" (chosen by the North Dakota...
    • Contributor: Fajardo-Anstine, Kali - Vogel, Sarah - Estes, Nick - Bailey, Jonathan T. - Widman, Jennifer
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    LOC Unbound: Books Bring Us Together - John Cole Library of Congress Unbound a video series aiming to highlight the 2022 National Book Festival theme: Books Bring Us Together. We hope the series allows us to shed light on individuals across the library and emphasize the power storytelling, literature, and books have in forging connections between us all.
    • Contributor: Robertson, Drew - Reyes, Cesar - Cole, John
    • Date: 2022-09-03
  • Film, Video
    Otra piel para otra entraña: Another Skin for my Insides This video is a filmed performance of the "Otra piel para otra entraña" book-dress in the Hispanic Reading Room of the Library of Congress featuring Ruth Behar wearing the piece. Acquired by the Library in 2018, This one-of-a-kind performative work of poetry takes the shape of a black bridal gown that readers unfurl in a celebration of Cuban and American Women poets. Created by...
    • Contributor: Estévez, Rolando - Behar, Ruth
    • Date: 2022-09-02