December 22, 2015 Public Events at the Library of Congress

All Events are Free and Open to the Public

Contact: Calendar of Events
Contact: Erin Allen (202) 707-7302

Events subject to change; all telephone numbers are 202 area code.

Friday
Jan. 1
NEW YEAR’S DAY HOLIDAY
All buildings will be closed in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday. Contact: 707-8000.

Saturday
Jan. 2
EXHIBITION CLOSING
“First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book and Early Moments in American Printing” tells the story of early American printing and features the first book printed in what is now the United States. The exhibition is on view from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the South Gallery. Contact: 707-3822.

Saturday
Jan. 2
EXHIBITION CLOSING
“The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom” highlights the legal and legislative struggles and victories leading to the act’s passage. The exhibition is on view from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

Thursday
Jan. 7
CEREMONY
The fifth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature will be inaugurated in a public ceremony at 11 a.m. in room LJ 119. Contact: 707-5221.

Friday
Jan. 8
FILM
“The Big T.N.T. Show” (1966). 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. The Library’s Music Division hosts a film series, “Time Capsule: 1966,” featuring a variety of music films made 50 years ago. Tickets are required through Eventbrite and may be accessed via www.loc.gov/concerts/ or via the free Eventbrite mobile app for iOS or Android devices (Eventbrite.com). Doors open 30 minutes prior to the screening time. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
Jan. 8
FILM
“The Iron Horse” (Fox, 1924). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Jan. 9
FILM
“Winchester ‘73” (Universal, 1950). 2 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Jan. 9
FILM
“The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” (Paramount, 1962). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Wednesday
Jan. 13
GALLERY TALK
Martha Kennedy of the Prints and Photographs Division discusses the work of cartoonist Anne Mergen at noon in the “Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues” exhibition located in the Graphic Arts Galleries. Contact: 707-0185.

Thursday
Jan. 14
LECTURE
Kluge Fellow Anna Browne Ribeiro presents “Imagining the Amazon: European Colonialism and the Making of Modern-Day Amazonia” at 4 p.m. in LJ 119. Contact: 707-0213.

Thursday
Jan. 14
FILM
“A Selection of Sound Shorts on the National Film Registry.” 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Jan. 16
CONCERT
Cellist Alban Gerhardt and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott team up to present a wide range of 20th-century works, including original sonatas by Barber and Britten, at 2 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. The concert will be followed by a conversation with the artists. Tickets are required. They are distributed through Eventbrite and may be accessed via www.loc.gov/concerts/ or via the free Eventbrite mobile app for iOS or Android devices (Eventbrite.com). Contact: 707-5502.

Monday
Jan. 18
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
The Jefferson Building’s Great Hall and exhibitions will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All reading rooms and other Library buildings will be closed. Contact: 707-8000.

Tuesday
Jan. 19
AUTHOR TALK
Ralph Ehrenberg and Herman Viola discuss and sign their new book “Mapping the West With Lewis and Clark,” as part of the Library’s Books and Beyond Series, at noon in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Wednesday
Jan. 20
GALLERY TALK
Co-curators Robin Rausch and Caitlin Miller of the Music Division present selected highlights from the exhibition, “Chamber Music: The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge,” located in the Performing Arts Reading Room Gallery, at noon. Contact: 707-0185.

Wednesday
Jan. 20
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Michael Wilpers, performing arts programmer for the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler galleries, discusses the first Washington concerts held at the Freer Gallery and presented by Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, on behalf of the Library, in 1924 at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Wednesday
Jan. 20
CONCERT
Musicians from the Marlboro Festival, including New York Philharmonic principal clarinetist Anthony McGill, present Krysztof Penderecki’s 1993 Quartet for clarinet and string trio along with works by Beethoven and Brahms, at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See Jan. 16 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
Jan. 22
FILM
“Chappaqua” (1966). 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. See Jan. 8 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
Jan. 22
FILM
Silent Film Double Feature: “A Fool There Was” (Fox, 1915) and “The Italian” (Paramount. 1915). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Jan. 23
EXHIBITION CLOSING
“Chamber Music: The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge” commemorates the 150th anniversary of the birth of a great patron of chamber music and Library of Congress benefactor. The exhibition is on view from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Reading Room. Contact: 707-3822.

Saturday
Jan. 23
FILM
“Silent Comedy Shorts from the National Film Registry” (1912-1928). 2 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Jan. 23
FILM
“Ruggles of Red Gap” (Paramount, 1935). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Tuesday
Jan. 26
LECTURE
David Hollenbach, Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History at the John W. Kluge Center, presents “Humanity in Crisis: Ethical Responsibilities to People Displaced by War” at 3 p.m. in LJ 119. Contact: 707-0213.

Wednesday
Jan. 27
GALLERY TALK
Julie Miller of the Manuscript Division presents “1814, Washington in Flames: Evidence from the Manuscript Division” at noon in conjunction with the special display “Out of the Ashes: A New Library for Congress and the Nation,” located adjacent to the Thomas Jefferson's Library exhibition in the Southwest Pavilion. Contact: 707-0185.

Friday
Jan. 29
FILM
“Thunderbirds Are Go” (1966). 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. See Jan. 8 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
Jan. 29
FILM
“McCabe & Mrs. Miller” (Warner Bros., 1971, *R-rated). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Jan. 30
LECTURE

Dance historian Graham Christian discusses his new book, “A Playford Assembly,” celebrating the 100th anniversary of the country dance and song, at 1 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707-5510.

Saturday
Jan. 30
FILM
“Hail the Conquering Hero” (Paramount, 1944). 2 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Jan. 30
FILM
“Top Gun” (Paramount, 1986). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Sunday
Jan. 31
FILM
“The Shawshank Redemption” (Columbia, 1994, *R-rated). 2 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

FEBRUARY 2016

Wednesday
Feb. 3
AUTHOR TALK
Sonja B. Williams discusses and sign her new book “Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom,” as part of the Librarys’ Books & Beyond series, at noon in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Friday
Feb. 5
FILM
“Predator” (1987, *R-rated). 7 p.m. Mary Pickford Theater. The Library’s Music Division hosts a film series, “Music for Martians,” featuring a variety of sci-fi films. Tickets are required through Eventbrite and may be accessed via www.loc.gov/concerts/ or via the free Eventbrite mobile app for iOS or Android devices (Eventbrite.com). Doors open 30 minutes prior to the screening time. Contact: 707-5502.

Monday
Feb. 8
POETRY READING
Poets Jennifer Atkinson and Vijay Seshadri celebrate the birthday of poet Elizabeth Bishop by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5394.

Tuesday
Feb. 9
LECTURE
Nicholas Alexander Brown of the Music Division discusses boy band sheet music and memorabilia in the Library’s collections at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Thursday
Feb. 11
EXHIBITION OPENING
“Jazz Singers” offers perspectives on the art of vocal jazz from the 1920s to the present. Drawn from the Library of Congress Music Division’s collections, including the photographs of William P. Gottlieb and the papers of Max Roach, Chet Baker, and Shirley Horn, the exhibition features singers and song stylists, both onstage and off. The exhibition is on view through July 23, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Reading Room. Contact: 707-6021.

Thursday
Feb. 11
LECTURE
Author Ted Gioia speaks about “Love Songs: The Hidden History” at 7 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Tickets are required. They are distributed through Eventbrite and may be accessed via www.loc.gov/concerts/ or via the free Eventbrite mobile app for iOS or Android devices (Eventbrite.com). Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
Feb. 13
FILM
Double Feature: “Alien” (1979, *R-rated) and “Total Recall” (1990, *R-rated). Noon, Mary Pickford Theater. Tickets required. See Feb. 5 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Monday
Feb. 15
PRESIDENTS DAY HOLIDAY
MAIN READING ROOM OPEN HOUSE
The Jefferson Building’s Great Hall and exhibitions will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., along with a special open house of the Main Reading Room from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. All other reading rooms and other Library buildings will be closed in observance of the Presidents Day federal holiday. Contact: 707-8000.

Friday
Feb. 19
FILM
“Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” (1991). 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Tickets required. See Feb. 5 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
Feb. 20
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Composer Gabriela Lena Frank discusses her Library of Congress commission at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
Feb. 20
CONCERT
Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society (H+H), under the direction of British conductor Harry Christophers, commemorates its bicentennial with Gabriela Lena Frank’s new oratorio, also a Library of Congress commission at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See Feb. 11 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Tuesday
Feb. 23
LECTURE
David Henning Plylar of the Music Division presents a talk titled “D’Albertus Magnus: Romantic Riches in the Heineman Foundation Collection” at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Wednesday
Feb. 24
AUTHOR TALK
Louis W. Sullivan discusses and signs his book “Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine,” as part of the Library’s Books & Beyond series, at noon in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Friday
Feb. 26
FILM
“Sunshine” (2007). 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Tickets required. See Feb. 5 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
Feb. 27
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Members of the Juilliard String Quartet discuss their work at 12:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
Feb. 27
CONCERT
The Juilliard String Quartet, whose performances at the Library of Congress span an astonishing 67 of the quartet’s 70 years, presents a program of Schubert, Carter and Beethoven at 2 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See Feb. 11 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

MARCH 2016

Wednesday
March 2
POETRY DISCUSSION
Poet, translator and journalist Dunya Mikhail discusses her work with Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post’s Book World, at 7 p.m. at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. The program is part of the Library’s Life of a Poet series. Contact: 707-5394.

Wednesday
March 9
READING
Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera introduces the 2015 Witter Bynner Fellow at 4 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5394.

 

Wednesday
March 9
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Harpsichordist Andreas Staier discusses his craft at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Wednesday
March 9
CONCERT
Harpsichordist and pianist Andreas Staier performs works by d’Anglebert, Clérambault, L. Couperin, Fischer, Froberger and Muffat at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. They are distributed through Eventbrite and may be accessed via www.loc.gov/concerts/ or via the free Eventbrite mobile app for iOS or Android devices (Eventbrite.com). Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
March 11
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Composer Brian Ferneyhough discusses his Library of Congress commission at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
March 11
CONCERT
With a program that includes two U.S. premieres, one world premiere and three recent commissions from the Library of Congress, the Talea Ensemble continues to expand musical boundaries with its performance of Brian Ferneyhough’s new commission at 8 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Tickets are required. See March 9 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Monday
March 14
AUTHOR TALK
Zambian author and 2015 Caine Prize-winner Namwali Serpell reads from her prize-winning short story “The Sack” and participates in a moderated discussion with LaVerne Page, Library Africa Area Specialist, at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-5394.

Tuesday
March 15
LECTURE
Janet McKinney of the Music Division discusses Irish stereotypes in musical theater at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Thursday
March 17
SYMPOSIUM
A panel of scholars discusses the relationship between health and literacy, including panels on child and adolescent health and literacy issues, adult literacy and health issues, business perspectives and technology and other innovative solutions. The symposium is form 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Saturday
March 19
EXHIBITION CLOSING
“Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues” pairs Herblock’s cartoons with the work of his more conservative contemporaries. The exhibition is on view from 8:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Graphic Arts Galleries. Contact: 707-2364.

Friday
March 25
AUTHOR TALK
Novelists Bonnie Jo Campbell and Emily Mitchell celebrate the birthday of American writer Flannery O’Connor by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5394.

Saturday
March 26
LECTURE
Nicholas Brown of the Music Division presents “Oct. 30, 1944: Witness to the World Premiere of ‘Appalachian Spring’” at 11 a.m. in the Jefferson Studio, LJ G-32. Tickets are required. See March 9 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

“MARTHA GRAHAM AT THE LIBRARY FESTIVAL” SERIES (March 24-April 2)

A series of films, lectures and concerts provides a focus on noted dancer and choreographer Martha Graham.

Thursday
March 24
AUTHOR TALK
Author Hayden Herrera discusses her book “Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi” at 7 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Noguchi collaborated with Graham on some productions. Tickets are required. See March 9 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
March 26
FILM
Triple Feature: “Isamu Noguchi: The Sculpture of Spaces” (1995), “Isamu Noguchi” (1972) and “A Dancer’s World” (1957) at 2 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Tickets are required. See March 9 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Wednesday
March 30
LECTURE
Janet Eilber, artistic director of the Martha Graham Dance Company, presents “Cave of the Heart: Noguchi’s Set for the Graham Ballet” at 7 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Tickets are required. See March 9 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Thursday
March 31
LECTURE
Dakin Hart, senior curator of the Isamu Noguchi Museum gives a lecture titled “Sculpting Beyond the Pedestal: Isamu Noguchi’s Sets for Dance 1928-1988” at 7 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Tickets are required. See March 9 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

*Martha Graham Festival events continue in April

APRIL 2016

“MARTHA GRAHAM AT THE LIBRARY FESTIVAL” SERIES (March 24-April 2)

*Events continue from March

Friday
April 1
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Janet Eilber, artistic director of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and Swedish choreographer Pontus Lidberg discuss the work of the Martha Graham at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
April 1
CONCERT
The Martha Graham Dance Company presents the first of three performances recreating a trio of the five landmark Graham ballets commissioned by the Library’s Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation: “Appalachian Spring” (Aaron Copland), “Cave of the Heart” (Samuel Barber) and an excerpt from “Dark Meadow” (Carlos Chávez) at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. They are distributed through Eventbrite and may be accessed via www.loc.gov/concerts/ or via the free Eventbrite mobile app for iOS or Android devices (Eventbrite.com). Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
April 2
CONCERT
The Martha Graham Dance Company presents the second of three performances recreating a trio of the five landmark Graham ballets commissioned by the Library’s Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation: “Appalachian Spring” (Aaron Copland), “Cave of the Heart” (Samuel Barber) and an excerpt from “Dark Meadow” (Carlos Chávez) at 2 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See April 1 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
April 2
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Dance experts discuss the legacy of dance at the Library of Congress at 5 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
April 2
CONCERT
The Martha Graham Dance Company presents the last of three performances recreating a trio of the five landmark Graham ballets commissioned by the Library’s Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation: “Appalachian Spring” (Aaron Copland), “Cave of the Heart” (Samuel Barber) and an excerpt from “Dark Meadow” (Carlos Chávez) at 2 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See April 1 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Thursday
April 14
EXHIBITION OPENING
“Jacob Riis: Revealing ‘How the Other Half Lives’” will examine Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provide visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis’s brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016, from 8:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the South Gallery. Contact: 707-3610.

Friday
April 15
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Bandleader and composer Maria Schneider discusses her Library of Congress commission, dedicated to the memory of David Logan, at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
April 15
CONCERT
The Maria Schneider Orchestra unveils a new Library of Congress commission at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See April 1 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
April 16
WORKSHOP
Maria Schneider leads a jazz workshop with Washington-area bands the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra and the Levine Music Premier Jazz Combo at 2 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See April 1 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Monday
April 18
WORKSHOP
Pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim conducts a workshop and question-and-answer session for students from the Duke Ellington School for the Arts at 4 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See April 1 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Tuesday
April 19
DISCUSSION
The Music Division’s Larry Appelbaum leads a conversation with Abdullah Ibrahim and jazz writer Dan Morgenstern at 7 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Tickets are required. See April 1 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Thursday
April 21
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Library of Congress Jazz Scholar Dan Morgenstern discusses jazz and the civil rights movement at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Thursday
April 21
CONCERT
Jazz pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim celebrates his Library of Congress residency with a captivating concert featuring his music for piano, cello and woodwinds at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See April 1 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
April 29
CONCERT
The Del Sol Quartet opens two evenings of performances using instruments from the Library’s collection with a classic American string quartet by Ruth Crawford Seeger and the premiere of a work written more than 60 years ago by Frederic Rzewski, who will also be on hand, at 9 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See April 1 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
April 30
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Frederic Rzewski discusses his Library of Congress commission at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
April 30
CONCERT
Composer-pianist Frederic Rzewski, violinist Jennifer Koh and the Del Sol String Quartet present the premiere of Rzewski’s new Library commission for violin and piano, along with works by George Antheil and Ben Johnston, at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. See April 1 listing for ticketing details. Contact: 707-5502.

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The Library of Congress occupies three buildings on Capitol Hill. The Thomas Jefferson Building is located at 10 First St. S.E., across from the U.S. Capitol. The John Adams Building is directly behind the Jefferson Building to the east on Second St. S.E. The James Madison Memorial Building, at 101 Independence Ave. S.E., is just south of the Jefferson Building.

JEFFERSON BUILDING: Coolidge Auditorium, ground floor; Whittall Pavilion, ground floor; Bob Hope Gallery of Entertainment, ground floor; Graphic Arts Galleries, ground floor; Young Readers Center, ground floor; LJ 119, first floor; Great Hall, first floor; Asian Division Reading Room, first floor; Southwest Gallery and Southwest Pavilion, second floor; South Gallery, second floor; Northwest Gallery, second floor; African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room, second floor.

MADISON BUILDING: Madison Hall, first floor; Performing Arts Reading Room, first floor; LM 139, first floor; LM 201, second floor; Pickford Theater, third floor; Mumford Room, sixth floor; Montpelier Room, sixth floor; West Dining Room, sixth floor; Dining Room A, sixth floor.

When attending events at the Library, allow extra time to pass through Library security. Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at 707-6362 or ADA@loc.gov.

PACKARD CAMPUS FILM SCREENINGS: All screenings are at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Call 707-9994 during business hours. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Packard Campus Theater is located on the ground floor of the Packard Campus of the National Audio Visual Conservation Center, 19053 Mount Pony Rd., Culpeper, Va. For current schedule and more information, visit the theater’s website at www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/. In case of inclement weather, call the theater information line no more than three hours before showtime to confirm cancellations. *R-rated films: no one under 17 admitted without parent or guardian.

CONCERTS AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: All concerts are at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. Pre-concert presentations will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Tickets for "Concerts from the Library of Congress" events will be distributed through Eventbrite, eliminating ticket processing and service charges. Tickets may be accessed via www.loc.gov/concerts/ or via the free Eventbrite mobile app for iOS or Android devices (Eventbrite.com). Tickets are not required to attend pre-concert presentations or weekday daytime programs. For more information, visit www.loc.gov/concerts/.

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PR 15-219
2015-12-22
ISSN 0731-3527