August 29, 2016 Forthcoming Events at the Library of Congress

September – December 2016

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

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

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Thursday
Sept. 1
AUTHOR TALK
Laura Benedetti discusses her first novel “Un paese di carta” (in English) at 3:30 p.m. in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-4371.

Monday
Sept. 5
LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
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 other Library buildings will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Contact: 707-8000.

Monday
Sept. 5
EXHIBITION CLOSING
“Jacob Riis: Revealing ‘How the Other Half Lives’”examines 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 open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the South Gallery. Contact: 707-3610.

Wednesday
Sept. 7
LECTURE
To commemorate Constitution Day, forensic psychiatrist Robert Maman presents a discussion about the legal rights of persons living with mental illness in the United States at noon in LJ 119. Contact: 707-6462.

Wednesday
Sept. 7
GALLERY TALK
Mark Dimunation of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division presents “What I Read: Selections from the Library of Congress Readers’ Poll” at noon in the “America Reads” exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

Wednesday
Sept. 7
CONCERT
Yvette Landry presents Cajun music and Louisiana Honky-Tonk at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. The program is part of the American Folklife Center’s Homegrown Series. Contact: 707-5510.

Wednesday
Sept. 7
LECTURE
Yuriy Tarnawsky, a founding member of the New York Group, discusses its history and reads from his works at noon in the European Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-4371

Wednesday
Sept. 7
AUTHOR TALK
Debra Band discusses her new book “Kabbalat Shabbat: The Grand Unification” at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-4186.

Thursday
Sept. 8
AUTHOR TALK
Caroline Heller discusses her book “Reading Claudius: A Memoir in Two Parts” at 11:30 a.m. in Dining Room A. Contact: 707-9897.

Thursday
Sept. 8
FILM
George Willeman of the Library’s Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and Gerald Fabris of the Thomas Edison National Historic Site discuss and screen clips of early sound films from 1912-1914 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5508.

Friday
Sept. 9
CONCERT
The Malpass Brothers perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Sept. 10
FILM
“A Bug’s Life” (Pixar, 1998), 2 p.m.; “Safety Last!” (Hal Roach/Pathé Exchange, 1923), 7:30 p.m. Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Monday-Tuesday
Sept. 12-13
SYMPOSIUM
As part of its ongoing 40th Anniversary celebrations, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress will present "Collections, Collaborations & Connections," with panels highlighting the center's collections, exploring innovative approaches to cultural documentation and focusing on current best practices regarding ownership rights and access to archival resources in today's rapidly changing digital landscape. The event is from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. – noon Tuesday in the Montpelier Room. Registration is required. Contact: 707-5510.

Tuesday
Sept. 13
AUTHOR TALK
Persian designer and visual artist Mehdi Saeedi discusses his calligraphy series at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-4815.

Thursday
Sept. 15
SYMPOSIUM
John W. Kluge Center Astrobiology Chair Nathaniel Comfort hosts “The Emergence of Life: On the Earth, in the Lab and Elsewhere,” bringing together scientists, humanists and authors to explore what we know about the origins of life, how we came to know it and what it means. The event is from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. m LJ 119. Contact: 707-0213.

Thursday
Sept. 15
LECTURE
Brad Sabin Hill, former curator with the George Washington University Libraries, presents “Hebrew Printing in Arab and Islamic Lands” at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-4186.

Thursday
Sept. 15
FILM
“Once in a Lifetime” (Universal, 1932) and “Maids A La Mode” (Hal Roach/MGM, 1933). 7 p.m., Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5603.

Friday
Sept. 16
LECTURE
Gary Groth, editor and publisher of Fantagraphics Books, presents “Fantagraphics Books and the Advent of the Graphic Novel” at 11:30 a.m. in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707-2963.

Friday
Sept. 16
CONCERT
Maestro Francesc de Paula Soler gives a Spanish guitar recital at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-6404.

Friday
Sept. 16
FILM
”Videodrome” (Universal, 1983, R-rated). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Sept. 17
FILM
“Going My Way” (Paramount, 1944). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Sunday
Sept. 18
FILM
“The Golden Age of Comedy” (Distributors Corporation of America, 1957). 2 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Monday
Sept. 19
LECTURE
Korean poet Ko Un and his translator, Brother Anthony, give a bi-lingual reading of Ko’s work, followed by a brief moderated discussion with Frank Stewart, writer and editor of “MANOA: A Pacific Journal of International Writing,” at 6 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5394.

Wednesday
Sept. 21
LECTURE
Christina Maranci, Arthur H. Dadian and Ara T. Oztemel Associate Professor of Armenian Art at Tufts University, presents “A World Monument: Zvart’nots', Armenia and the Wars of the Seventh Century” for the 20th Vardanants Day Armenian Lecture at noon in the Northeast Pavilion. Contact: 707-5680.

Wednesday
Sept. 21
LECTURE
Award-winning illustrator Juana Medina discusses her work and her artistic journey as a Colombian artist living in the United States at noon in Dining Room A. Contact: 707-6404.

Wednesday
Sept. 21
GALLERY TALK
Meg Metcalf of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division presents "Between the Waves: Reconstructing Feminist Narratives at the Library of Congress" at noon in the “America Reads” exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

Wednesday
Sept. 21
FILM
The award-winning documentary “Tocar y Luchar” (2006) tells the story of El Sistema, a groundbreaking community music education program developed in Venezuela. The screening is at 1:30 p.m. in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-6404.

Thursday
Sept. 22
CONCERT
Gabriel Muñoz and Melodías Borinqueñas present Puerto Rican folk music from New Jersey at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. The program is part of the American Folklife Center’s Homegrown Series. Contact: 707-5510.

Thursday
Sept. 22
CEREMONY
Authors Pam Muñoz Ryan and Ashley Hope-Pérez receive the 2016 Américas Awards for Children's and Young Adult Literature at 2:30 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-6404.

Thursday
Sept. 22
FILM
“Rafter Romance” (RKO, 1933). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Friday
Sept. 23
AUTHOR TALK
Gerardo Piña-Rosales, Literary critic and director of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language, discusses his latest book“El secreto de Artemisa y otras historias” at noon in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-6404.

Friday
Sept. 23
FILM
“Steamboat Bill, Jr.” (United Artists, 1928). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday
Sept. 24
NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL
The Library of Congress National Book Festival continues its annual celebration of books with a wealth of notable authors, evening activities and a variety of genre pavilions. The event takes place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Visit www.loc.gov/bookfest/. Contact: 707-5221.

Saturday
Sept. 24
FILM
“Kiki” (First National Pictures, 1926), 2 p.m.; "Being There" (United Artists, 1979), 7:30 p.m. Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Tuesday
Sept. 27
SYMPOSIUM
Experts in the field of digital preservation convene to discuss “Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access” from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Registration is required at digitalpreservation.gov/meetings/dcs16.html. Contact: 707-5242.

Wednesday
Sept. 28
CONCERT
Artemio Posadas presents Mexican music and dance from California at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. The program is part of the American Folklife Center’s Homegrown Series. Contact: 707-5510.

Wednesday
Sept. 28
GALLERY TALK
Jan Grenci and Martha Kennedy of the Prints and Photographs Division co-present "Eugenie DeLand and Edward Penfield: Two Voices from the Home Front" at noon in the “World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibition, Graphic Arts Galleries. Contact: 707-6021.

Thursday
Sept. 29
LECTURE
C. Alex Young of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center presents “A Space Weather Report: Preparing Space Explorers for Bad Weather Throughout the Solar System” at 11:30 a.m. in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-1212.

Friday
Sept. 30
FILM
“How to Marry a Millionaire” (20th Century-Fox, 1953). 7:30 p.m. Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

OCTOBER 2016

Tuesday
Oct. 4
PERFORMANCE
Jim Byers of WPFW’s “Latin Flavor” launches the Library of Congress Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with a tribute to the salsa dance tradition at 3 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-6404.

Wednesday
Oct. 5
GALLERY TALK
Jackie Coleburn of the Rare Materials Section presents “Pay No Attention to that Man Behind the Curtain!: The Wizard of Oz and the Wonderful World of Children’s Literature” at noon in the “America Reads” exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

Wednesday
Oct. 5
LECTURE
Douglas LaPrade of the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley, delivers a lecture on the WWI, Spanish and Cuban influences in Ernest Hemingway’s work at 2 p.m. in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-6404.

Thursday
Oct. 6
PERFORMANCE
Mezzo-soprano Ana María Ruimonte presents “El carro del amor” (“The Cart of Love”) at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-6404.

Thursday
Oct. 6
LECTURE
American poet, memoirist and novelist Jon Pineda presents “Filipino Americans: The Other Asian Americans” at 1 p.m. in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-6404.

Monday
Oct. 10
COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY
The Jefferson Building’s Great Hall and exhibitions will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Main Reading Room will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., along with the Young Readers Center and the Packard Campus in Culpeper, Va. All other reading rooms and other Library buildings will be closed in observance of the federal Columbus Day holiday. Contact: 707-8000.

Wednesday
Oct. 12
GALLERY TALK
John Hessler of the Geography and Map Division presents "Reading Maya Ceramics: Lessons from Everyday Objects" at noon in the “Exploring the Early Americas” exhibition, Northwest Gallery. Contact: 707-3822.

Thursday
Oct. 13
AUTHOR TALK
Gregory S. Hutcheson of the University of Louisville and Josiah Blackmore of Harvard discuss their book “Queer Iberia: Sexualities, Cultures and Crossing from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance” at noon in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-6404.

Friday
Oct. 14
CEREMONY
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, along with the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America, presents the National Collegiate Book Collecting Ceremony and Reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Monday
Oct. 17
CONCERT
English tenor Mark Padmore presents works by Beethoven at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.
*Preconcert Lecture: David Plylar of the Music Division presents “Gentlemen Prefer the Taubenpost: Love and Longing in the Songs of Beethoven and Schubert” at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion.

Wednesday
Oct. 19
GALLERY TALK
Abby Yochelson of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division presents "Books Go to War: American Service Editions in World War II" at noon in the “America Reads” exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

Wednesday
Oct. 19
LECTURE
Kelsey Young of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center presents “Preparing for the Next Generation of Crewed Planetary Surface Exploration: Incorporating Field Portable Technology” at 11:30 a.m. in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-1212.

Wednesday
Oct. 26
GALLERY TALK
Ahmed Johnson of Local History and Genealogy presents "Alex Haley’s ‘Roots’ and Genealogical Research at the Library of Congress" at noon in the “America Reads” exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

Wednesday
Oct. 26
CONCERT
Fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout performs two sonatas by Beethoven at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Thursday
Oct. 27
LECTURE
Dominic McHugh of the University of Sheffield discusses “In the Workshop of Lerner and Loewe: Archival Sources for the Genesis of ‘My Fair Lady’” at 7 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
Oct. 29
CONCERT
The Argento Chamber Ensemble performs a classic work by Sciarrino alongside a brand new piece by Irish composer Ann Cleare at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.
*Preconcert Presentation: The artists discuss their craft at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion.

NOVEMBER 2016

Tuesday
Nov. 1
AUTHOR TALK
Jeff Kinney launches his world tour and debuts his new book, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down” at 10:30 a.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707-1950.

Tuesday
Nov. 1
LECTURE
James Wintle of the Music Division presents “Genre Division and Canonical Unity in the World of Heavy Metal Music” at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Wednesday
Nov. 2
GALLERY TALK
Guy Lamolinara of the Center for the Book presents "Fiction: Why Are Stories of People Who Never Lived So Important to Readers?” at noon in the “America Reads” exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

Thursday
Nov. 3
AUTHOR TALK
Historian Louisa Thomas discusses and signs her new book “Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams” at noon in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Thursday
Nov. 3
LECTURE
Saxophonist and John Coltrane Scholar Andrew White gives a talk titled “A John Coltrane Odyssey: Sight, Sound and Beyond” at 7 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
Nov. 4
FILM
Shooting Stars: Bowie and Prince on Film: “Just a Gigolo” (1978). Tickets are required. 7 p.m., Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5502.

Wednesday
Nov. 9
LECTURE
Czech filmmaker Lukas Pribyl discusses his four documentary films on Nazi transports at noon in the Law Library. Contact: 707-9897.

Wednesday
Nov. 9
GALLERY TALK
Connie Carter, formerly of the Science Reference Section, presents “Mastering the Art of Cooking through Library of Congress Collections” at noon in the “America Reads” exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

Thursday
Nov. 10
LECTURE
Gail Prensky, director of the Jüdische Kulturbund Project, tells the story of Jewish musicians and performing artists who organized in 1933 Nazi Germany and performed until the Final Solution in 1941 at noon in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-9897.

Thursday
Nov. 10
AUTHOR TALK
Former diplomat and D.C. historian John Richardson discusses and signs his new biography on Boss Shephard at noon in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Thursday
Nov. 10
FILM
Shooting Stars: Bowie and Prince on Film: “Absolute Beginners” (1986). Tickets are required. 7 p.m., Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday
Nov. 11
VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY
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 other Library buildings will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Contact: 707-8000.

Saturday
Nov. 12
EXHIBITION CLOSING
“Out of the Ashes: A New Library of Congress and the Nation”marks the 200th anniversary of the acquisition of Jefferson’s 6,487-volume library. The exhibition is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the second floor, adjacent to the “Thomas Jefferson’s Library” exhibition. Contact: 707-3610.

Wednesday
Nov. 16
GALLERY TALK
John Hessler of the Geography and Map Division presents "We all Get Hungry: Mesoamerican Food and Recipes" at noon in the “Exploring the Early Americas” exhibition, Northwest Gallery. Contact: 707-3822.

Thursday
Nov. 17
AUTHOR TALK
Alona Frankel discusses her newly translated memoirs “Girl: My Childhood and the Second World War” at noon in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-9897.

Friday
Nov. 18
FILM
Shooting Stars: Bowie and Prince on Film: “Graffiti Bridge” (1990). Tickets are required. 7 p.m., Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday
Nov. 19
CONCERT
Pianist Sandro Ivo Bartoli pays homage to the great Italian composer and pianist Ferruccio Busoni on the occasion of his 150th birthday at 2 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.
*Preconcert Presentation: Sandro Ivo Bartol discusses his work at 12:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion.

Thursday
Nov. 24
THANKSGIVING DAY HOLIDAY
All Library buildings will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Contact: 707-8000.

Wednesday
Nov. 30
GALLERY TALK
Jon Eaker of the Prints and Photographs Division presents "Defining the Enemy: Using Propaganda to Influence Public Perception of Germany During WWI" at noon in the“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibition, Graphic Arts Galleries. Contact: 707-6021.

DECEMBER 2016

Friday
Dec. 2
FILM
Shooting Stars: Bowie and Prince on Film: “Sign ‘o’ the Times” (1990). Tickets are required. 7 p.m., Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5502.

Tuesday
Dec. 6
LECTURE
Noah Petro, deputy project scientist for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission, discusses “Walking with the Last Men on the Moon: Revisiting the Apollo 17 Landing Site with the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter” at 11:30 a.m. in the Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-1212.

Tuesday
Dec. 6
AUTHOR TALK
Michael Signer discusses and signs his new book “Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father” at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5221.

Tuesday
Dec. 6
CONCERT
The Tallis Scholars make their debut at the Library performing works by Josquin, Franco, Taverner, and others at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.
*Preconcert Presentation: The artists discuss their craft at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion.

Wednesday
Dec. 7
GALLERY TALK
Barbara Bair of the Manuscript Division and Eric Frazier of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division co-present "Walt Whitman's ‘Leaves of Grass’" at noon in the “America Reads” exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

Friday
Dec. 9
CONCERT
Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown performs his own music in a rare Washington, D.C. cabaret evening at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Wednesday
Dec. 14
GALLERY TALK
Curator John Hessler of the Geography and Map Division presents "The Autosacrifice Ceremony and Maya Kingship” at noon in the “Exploring the Early Americas” exhibition, Northwest Gallery. Contact: 707-3822.

Saturday
Dec. 17
CONCERT
The Cecilia String Quartet performs on the Library’s Stradivari instruments works by Mozart and Mendelssohn, Sofia Gubaidulina’s Quartet no. 1 and one of the winners from the Cecilia’s ongoing project celebrating Canadian women composers, Katie Agócs’s “Tantric Variations,” at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Monday
Dec. 26
CHRISTMAS DAY HOLIDAY
All buildings will be closed in observance of the Christmas Day holiday. Contact: 707-8000.

Saturday
Dec. 31
EXHIBITION CLOSING
“America Reads” celebrates the public’s choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition “Books That Shaped America” that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9070.

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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-served 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. For R-rated films: no one under 17 will be admitted without parent or guardian.

CONCERTS AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: Unless otherwise noted, all events and concerts will be held at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium located on the ground floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building. Pre-concert presentations will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Tickets for events will be 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). There is a limit of two tickets per household. A limited number of rush passes will be available for sold out events two hours before performances and 30 minutes prior to lectures. Tickets are not required to attend pre-concert presentations or weekday daytime programs. For current schedule and more information, visit www.loc.gov/concerts/ or call 707-5502.

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PR 16-144
2016-08-29
ISSN 0731-3527