Film, VideoChris Van Dusen: 2011 National Book Festival Chris Van Dusen appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Van Dusen, Chris
- Date: 2011-09-24
Film, VideoHeritage Emergency Management & the Florence Flood Federal Programs National Initiatives Andrew Robb discusses how the state of preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation resources related to the emergency management of cultural materials has improved significantly since the Florence Flood of 1966. The presentation will include case studies of recent disasters to demonstrate how cultural resources are integrated into the broader national and Federal emergency management process.
- Contributor: Robb, Andrew
- Date: 2016-04-22
Film, VideoThe African Heritage House The African Heritage House overlooking the Nairobi National Park is described by the prestigious Architectural Digest as "an architecture rising from the serene Kenyan plain like an outcropping of earth, a vision of usefulness informed by the African genius for decoration." Designed by American Alan Donovan, the house is a combination of the mud architectures from across Africa.
- Date: 2015-05-19
Film, VideoTake Me Out to the Ball Game videorecording | videorecording ; 3 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Taylor, David - Alstrom, Ed
- Date: 2009
Film, VideoOctavio Paz Symposium Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was a world-famous poet, writer and essayist. His writing, which garnered him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990, has been characterized as impassioned and marked with sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity. A two-hour symposium, "A Tribute to Octavio Paz," was sponsored by the Library's Hispanic Division and the Poetry Office, in cooperation with the Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington, D.C....
- Date: 2008-05-23
Film, VideoDisability Awareness in South Africa: Lessons from UNISA Mbambo Thata discusses disability awareness in his native South Africa.
- Contributor: Thata, Mbambo
- Date: 2012-10-05
Film, VideoGloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Richardson, Gloria
- Date: 2011-07-19
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Film, VideoWalter Isaacson
- Contributor: Isaacson, Walter
- Date: 2003-10-04
Film, VideoContemporary Russian Poetry Bilingual Reading The Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) jointly hosted an evening of Russian poetry, featuring Evgeny Bunimovich, Elena Fanailova and Yuli Gugolev. The poets read their work in Russian, followed by a reading of English translations by Bill O'Brien, director of theater and musical theater at NEA. Afterward, the poets participated in a question-and-answer session moderated by NEA Chairman...
- Date: 2008-04-07
Film, VideoKatherine Dunham on "Shango" In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L’Ag’Ya; the Mazouk from L’Ag’Ya; the need for a Dunham Technique; breathing in Dunham Technique; the circle of energy; the concept of the “pole through the body” in Dunham Technique; the hand in Dunham Technique; the position of the arm...
Film, VideoAdmiral Dewey leading land parade, no. 2
Admiral Dewey leading land parade (Eighth Ave.) "Showing Central Park in back-ground. 200 feet. $30.00"--Edison films catalog. One of 20 films advertised in Edison films catalog under the category "Dewey Doings." From the catalog: We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ship, together with the stirring...
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1899
Film, VideoThe Giant Bible of Mainz Daniel P. DeSimone makes a presentation on the Giant Bible of Mainz for the Library's docent training.
- Contributor: Desimone, Daniel
- Date: 2006-11-30
Film, VideoSt. Lawrence String Quartet with Hsin-Yun Huang The St. Lawrence String Quartet is joined by violist Hsin-Yun Huang for the Library's annual Stradivari Anniversary Concert. The program includes Erwin Schulhoff's "Five Pieces for String Quartet," Mozart's String Quintet in G minor, KV 516, and Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp minor, op. 131.
- Date: 2014-12-18
Film, VideoChristopher Buckley: 2013 National Book Festival Christopher Buckley appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Buckley, Christopher
- Date: 2013-09-22
CollectionBelfast's Linen Hall Library
Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2011-11-29 John Killen brings to life the collections of this unique Irish institution. The Linen Hall Library was envisioned as the archive of its community; its mission statement, written on 1 January 1795, outlines its goals: "The object of this society is the collection of an extensive Library, Philosophical Apparatus and such productions of Nature and Art as tend to improve the mind and excite...
- Contributor: Killen, John
- Date: 2011-11-29
Film, VideoEd Young: 2012 National Book Festival Ed Young appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Young, Ed
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoEdward P. Jones: Book Fest 07 Edward P. Jones in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Jones, Edward P.
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoBaroque Dance: "Entrée d'apolon" (1st couplet) videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:43 | Choreography by Raoul-Auger Feuillet, reconstructed by Thomas Baird. Performed by Thomas Baird, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: " Le Triomphe de l'Amour" (1681) by Jean-Baptiste Lully. See: p. 60 in Feuillet, R. Recueil de dances, composeés par M. Feuillet (#073), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).
Film, VideoCheick Hamala Diabate Ensemble A concert featuring the Cheick Hamala Diabate Ensemble.
- Contributor: Diabate, Cheick Hamala
- Date: 2016-03-23
Film, VideoPacifica Quartet & Jörg Widmann The exuberant Pacifica Quartet joins forces with German composer and clarinetist Jörg Widmann for a program featuring Haydn's Quartet in G major, op. 76, no. 1; Widmann's String Quartet no. 3 ("Jagdquartett"); and Weber's Clarinet Quintet in B-flat major, op. 34.
- Date: 2017-01-23
Film, VideoDiane Thiel: Book Fest 07 Diane Thiel in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Thiel, Diane
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoDigital Natives Series: Open Source Reality Today's constantly evolving interactive technologies are having a profound impact on our culture, and the analog generation needs to look to its children to learn how to cope. According to new media and pop culture expert Douglas Rushkoff, the nation's youth have already adapted to the digital world's demands. Rushkoff discussed the new cultural complexities in a lecture titled "Open Source Reality." This is...
- Contributor: Rushkoff, Douglas
- Date: 2008-06-30
Film, VideoMargot Lee Shetterly: 2017 National Book Festival Margot Lee Shetterly discusses "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race" at the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Shetterly, Margot Lee
- Date: 2017-09-02
Film, VideoJustin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players (Sat): 2012 National Book Festival Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players appear on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival (Saturday).
- Contributor: Roberts, Justin
- Date: 2012-09-22
Film, VideoPalestinian Comtemporary Arts, Trends, and Thematics Adila Laidi-Hanieh of George Mason University presents "Palestinian Contemporary Arts, Trends and Thematics: Cultural, Social and Historical Influences."
- Contributor: Laidi-Hanieh, Adila
- Date: 2010-06-17