Film, VideoAsian-American Poetry Today Filipino-American poet Eileen Tabios reads from her work, followed by a moderated discussion.
- Contributor: Tabios, Eileen
- Date: 2011-10-24
Film, VideoPre-Concert Lecture: Stephen Hartke Composer Stephen Hartke talks about his new piece.
- Contributor: Hartke, Stephen
- Date: 2011-05-20
Film, VideoEllen Birnbaum and Nancy Schulman: 2008 National Book Festival Educators Ellen Birmbaum and Nancy Schulman appear at the National Book Festival.
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoKay Bailey Hutchison: 2006 National Book Festival Kay Bailey Hutchison speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Bailey Hutchison, Kay
- Date: 2006-09-30
Film, VideoChamber Music Concert: Daniel Hope & Jeffrey Kahane With longtime chamber music partner Jeffrey Kahane, Daniel Hope returns to the Library to open the concert season in a program of Ravel, Brahms, Muhly and Mendelssohn.
- Date: 2012-10-12
CollectionNatasinh Dancers and Musicians The Natasinh Dancers and Musicians performed Lao music and dance from Iowa, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa, based in Des Moines, is a group of Lao dancers and musicians trained in the Natasinh style of performance--the traditional forms, techniques and character of performing arts taught at the Ecole National de ...
- Contributor: Various - Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Freer Gallery of Art
- Date: 2006-07-26
Film, VideoMyrka Dellanos: Book Fest 05 Author and journalist Myrka Dellanos at the 2005 National Book Festival
- Contributor: Dellanos, Myrka
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoElmer Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, Elmer Dixon discusses his childhood in Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington, where he marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., and heard Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) leader Stokely Carmichael speak. At 17 he met Black Panthers Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in Oakland and established, with his brother Aaron Dixon as Defense Captain, the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party. Dixon discusses his ...
- Contributor: Dixon, Elmer - Cline, David P. - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
- Date: 2013
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Film, VideoVeteran Librarians The Veterans History Project, along with the District of Columbia Library Association and the Military Librarians Group of the DC Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, hosted a program on librarians who served in Vietnam. Former "Spec 4s" Fran Buckley, interim director of the District of Columbia Public Library, and Bill Sittig, chief of the Science, Technology and Business Division of the Library of ...
- Date: 2005-11-01
Film, VideoNigerian Writer A. Igoni Barrett Nigerian writer A. Igoni Barrett reads from his work and discusses the state of contemporary African literature.
- Contributor: Barrett, A. Igoni
- Date: 2013-05-08
Film, VideoNelson DeMille Author Nelson DeMille talks about her work at the 2003 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Demille, Nelson
- Date: 2003-10-04
Film, VideoHistory and the Mystery What do Sir Walter Raleigh, Harry Houdini, Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Jefferson and a current-day vintner from Virginia have in common? They are characters who show up in historical mysteries and are the topic of discussion among a panel of authors. Writers Louis Bayard, Ellen Crosby and Daniel Stashower share their insights on writing mysteries. They discuss inspiration for plots and characters; ...
- Date: 2011-05-23
Film, VideoDeciphering the Art of the Ancient Maya & the Year 2012 Art historian and archaeologist David Stuart, the foremost expert on Mayan hieroglyphs, delivered the fifth Jay I. Kislak Lecture titled "Deciphering the Art of the Ancient Maya and the Year 2012," in which he explored the Mayan prediction of "the end of the world in 2012" and discussed his most recent book on that subject: "The Order of Days: The Maya World and the ...
- Contributor: Stuart, David
- Date: 2011-09-16
Film, Video2005 Americas Awards for Children's and Young Adult Literature Juan Felipe Herrera received the 2005 Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature at the 13th annual award presentation hosted by the Library of Congress. Herrera was honored for his book "Cinnamon Girl: Letters Found Inside a Cereal Box" (HarperCollins, Joanne Cotler Books, 2005). The Americas Award recognizes outstanding U.S. works of fiction, poetry, folklore or selected nonfiction published in the previous year ...
- Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe
- Date: 2006-09-16
Film, VideoPatronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in the Indian Subcontinent - Panel IV: Women and Art Women in the Indian subcontinent are often associated with the smiling, singing and dancing actresses who appear in Bollywood films (Indian cinema). However, throughout history women in that region have played a significant role in the political, religious and cultural life of their society. The contributions of these women are the subject of a symposium titled "Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2007-04-20
Film, VideoDrago Ensemble Concert videorecording | videorecording ; 49 min | Drago, Russia's preeminent Romani (Gypsy) ensemble, presented a lunchtime concert. (Content). Recorded April 27, 2009 (Date). The Drago Ensemble takes its name from the word "drag," which means dear or beloved person in both the Romani and Romanian languages. Drago was founded in February 2007 by a group of like-minded Saint Petersburg artists and musicians. Each of ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress
- Date: 2009
Film, VideoThe U.S. Access Board: An External Resource for ADA Technical Guidance A program for employees with disabilities and/or facilities management professionals. This presentation focuses on informational resources available when considering designs for making federal facilities more accessible to individuals with disabilities.
- Contributor: Sesker, Earlene
- Date: 2013-08-13
Film, VideoTunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation A symposium titled "Tunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation" was sponsored jointly by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Tunisia. Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor made a special presentation. The other speakers included Alifa Chaabane Farouk, Hayet Laouni and Mounira Charrad.
- Date: 2006-11-30
Film, VideoVeronica Roth: 2013 National Book Festival Veronica Roth appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Roth, Veronica
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoDigital Preservation Lighting Talks - Day 1 Five "lightning" presentations on Day One of the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting included "Beyond the Russian Doll Effect: Reflexivity and the Digital Repository Paradigm" (James Bradley, Ball State University), "Video Game Source Disc Preservation" (David Gibson, Library of Congress), "UELMA-Compliant Preservation: Questions and Answers?" (Rebecca Katz, Council of the District of Columbia), "We Want You Just the Way You Are: The What, Why and ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-07-22
Film, VideoJuan Gabriel Vásquez: 2015 National Book Festival Juan Gabriel Vásquez and NPR's Bilal Qureshi discuss "Lovers on All Saints' Day: Stories" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Vá - Squez, Juan Gabriel
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoKevin Young: 2015 National Book Festival Kevin Young discusses "Book of Hours" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Young, Kevin
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoThe Bajich Brothers Serbian American Tambura Music from Kansas The Bajich Brothers perform Serbian American Tambura Music from Kansas, Library of Congress, September 17, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 73 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 17, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Bajich Brothers (Musical Group)
- Date: 2008
Film, VideoPatricia McKissack: 2011 National Book Festival Patricia McKissack appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: McKissack, Patricia
- Date: 2011-09-25
Film, VideoWickersham Award: Justice John Paul Stevens The Friends of the Law Library of Congress presented the 2011 Wickersham Award for exceptional public service and dedication to the legal profession to former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens. Following the award presentation, Justice Stevens was interviewed by Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and senior correspondent for "PBS NewsHour."
- Contributor: Stevens, Justice John Paul
- Date: 2011-06-13