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MC Fall Bulletin 2014

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  • March 7, 8PM - World Premiere Concert. Robert Spano, music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, leads the Curtis Chamber Orchestra with works by Prokofiev and Mozart. Roberto Díaz premieres a new concerto by Jennifer Higdon, commissioned by the Library and the Curtis Institute, and Spano puts on his composer hat for a performance of his Hölderlin-Lieder. Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building.
  • March 18-19 - Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology – Part One – of a three-part dialogue series that will convene scientists, social scientists, humanities scholars and writers from around the country and the world to investigate the intersection of astrobiology research with humanistic and societal concerns. Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ-119, First Floor. Time to be announced. Part Two, May 28. Part Three, August 6.
  • April 10-11 - James Madison Council Spring Meeting. Washington, DC.
  • April 30, 7PM - In Conclusion: A Poets Laureate Conversation. 20th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Charles Wright, and 15th Poet Laureate Consultant Charles Simic will participate in a moderated discussion with Poetry magazine editor Don Share to conclude the spring literary season at the Library. Book sales and a signing will follow. Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building.
  • September 4 - 15th Anniversary National Book Festival Gala Evening Program. Coolidge Auditorium and Great Hall, Thomas Jefferson Building.
  • September 5 10AM-10PM - 15th Anniversary National Book Festival. Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
  • Late September - Awarding of the Nobel-level Kluge Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Humanity.
  • October 9-10 - James Madison Council Fall Meeting. Washington, DC.
  • November 18 - The Library of Congress Gerswhin Prize for Popular Song.

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