Contact: Helen Dalrymple (202) 707-1940
Website: www.loc.gov/loc/events
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362.

April 18, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY

Public Events at the Library of Congress

May – August 2005

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

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

MAY 2005

May 4

Wednesday

GALLERY TALK

Peggy Pearlstein of the Hebraic Section examines the Horodentz Yizker Book (History of a Shtetl) in the "American Treasures" exhibition, at noon in the Southwest Gallery of the Jefferson Building. Contact: 707-9203.

May 4

Wednesday

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

Angela An, anchor-reporter with WBNS 10-TV in Columbus, Ohio, presents "An Asian American Journalist Reports on the Tsunami Disaster," at noon in the Mumford Room, LM 649. Contact: 707-5420.

May 4

Wednesday

SYMPOSIUM

The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center presents "In Country: The Vietnam War 30 Years After" with panelists former Sen. Max Cleland, author Stanley Karnow, manuscript historian Daun van Ee and retired Gen. Julius Becton Jr., at 6 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Call 707-9822 for reservations. Seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before the start of program, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats.

May 5

Thursday

KLUGE CENTER LECTURE

Kluge Fellow Athanase Hagengimana discusses his research, "Psycho-social Causes of Rwanda Genocide," at noon in LJ 119. Contact: 707-3302.

May 5

Thursday

LECTURE

Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Ted Kooser, who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize on April 4 for his most recent book of poetry, "Delights & Shadows," gives his final lecture for the 2004-2005 literary season at the Library, at 6:45 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707-5394.

May 6

Friday

SYMPOSIUM

In recognition of the anniversary of the 200th birthday of the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Library, in cooperation with Brigham Young University, presents a two-day symposium, "The Worlds of Joseph Smith," beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Today’s sessions are "Joseph Smith in His Own Time," "Joseph Smith and the Recovery of Past Worlds" and "Meeting Joseph Smith." Seating is limited and registration is required. Register online at http://josephsmithconferenceloc.byu.edu or contact 707-5383.

May 7

Saturday

SYMPOSIUM

Today’s sessions are "Joseph Smith Challenges the Theological World" and "Joseph Smith and the Making of a World Religion" beginning at 9 a.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Seating is limited and registration is required. Register online at http://josephsmithconferenceloc.byu.edu or contact 707-5383.

May 7

Saturday

EXHIBITION CLOSES

"I Do Solemnly Swear," selected items about presidential inaugurations in the "American Treasures" exhibition, closes in the Southwest Gallery of the Jefferson Building. Contact: 707-4604.

May 9

Monday

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii) delivers the opening keynote address for the Library’s celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which will be followed by a dance performance from the Lao American Women’s Association, at 11 a.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5420.

May 10

Tuesday

LECTURE

William Safire, New York Times columnist and head of the Dana Foundation, moderates a keynote discussion on neuroethics between Michael Gazzaniga, director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Dartmouth College, and Hank Greely, professor at Stanford Law School who specializes in medical ethics, at 5:30 p.m. in LJ 119. This event, part of a two-day symposium titled "Hard Science, Hard Choices: Facts, Ethics and Politics Guiding Brain Science Today," is cosponsored by the Library’s Office of Scholarly Programs in collaboration with the Dana Foundation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and the National Institute of Mental Health. Contact: 707-3302.

May 10

Tuesday

FILM

"Morning Glory" (RKO, 1933) and "Spitfire" (RKO, 1934), 6:30 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Reservations may be made by phone, beginning one week before any given show. Call 707-5677 during business hours. Reserved seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before showtime, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats. All programs are free, but seating is limited to 60 seats.

May 11

Wednesday

LECTURE

Holly Shimizu, executive director of the U.S. Botanical Garden, speaks about the garden in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division, at 11:30 a.m. in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707-5664.

May 11

Wednesday

GALLERY TALK

Carol Johnson of the Prints and Photographs Division gives a talk on the Library’s Milton Rogovin Photography Collection in the "American Treasures" exhibition, at noon in the Southwest Gallery of the Jefferson Building. Contact: 707-9203.

May 11

Wednesday

FILM

"Hamburger Hill" (RKO Pictures/Paramount, 1987), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 12

Thursday

KLUGE CENTER LECTURE

Patricia Sieber, Kluge Center International Studies Fellow and associate professor in Chinese literature at Ohio State University, discusses her research project, "The Formation of Modern Sinology," at noon in LJ 119. Contact: 707-3302.

May 12

Thursday

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

"Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision," the Academy Award-winning docudrama chronicling artist-architect Maya Lin’s quest to build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is showing at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5420.

May 12

Thursday

LECTURE

Evelyn M. Cohen, professor at the Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University, delivers the sixth annual Myron M. Weinstein Lecture on "Bitter Women: The Relationship Between Joel ben Simeon’s Washington Haggadah and the Maraviglia Tefillah," at 6:30 p.m. in LJ 119. This program is sponsored by the Hebraic Section. Contact: 707-3778.

May 12

Thursday

FILM

"Lost Horizon" (Ross Hunter/Columbia, 1973), 6:30 p.m, Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 12

Thursday

CONCERT

Akademie für alte Musik Berlin makes its first appearance at the Library performing on period instruments selected works from such Baroque masters as Bach and Vivaldi, at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster (two per person) for a minimal service fee. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, interested patrons are encouraged to try for standby seats at the will-call desk in the Jefferson Building by 6:30 p.m. Contact: 707-5502.

May 13

Friday

CONCERT

The Jazz Band from the University of Texas at Brownsville performs at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium in a program sponsored by the Office of Workforce Diversity. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-7546.

May 13

Friday

FILM

"The Petrified Forest" (Warner Bros., 1936) and "Pull My Daisy" (G-String Enterprises, 1959), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 16

Monday

EXHIBITION OPENS

"Revising Himself," an exhibit celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Walt Whitman’s "Leaves of Grass," opens today in the central portion of the "American Treasures" exhibition, Southwest Gallery of the Jefferson Building. Contact: 707-4604. Hours for the exhibition are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Saturday through Dec. 3. Contact: 707-4604.

May 17

Tuesday

LECTURE

Alan Cutler, author of the 2003 book "Seashell on the Mountaintop: A Story of Science, Sainthood and the Humble Genius Who Discovered a New History of Earth," presents a lecture on geological history in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division, at 11:30 a.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5664.

May 17

Tuesday

LECTURE

Judge Jeannie Hong discusses her experiences as the first Asian Pacific American judge in Maryland, in a program sponsored by the Library’s Asian American Association, at noon in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707-5420.

May 17

Tuesday

BOOKS & BEYOND

Kelly M. Cresap discusses his new book, "Pop Trickster Fool: Warhol Performs Naivete," in a program sponsored by the Center for the Book and the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, at 12:30 p.m. in Dining Room A. Contact: 707-5221.

May 17

Tuesday

FILM

"Urgh! A Music War" (Lorimar, 1981), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 17

Tuesday

CONCERT

The New York Festival of Song presents "Lost Tribes of Vaudeville," a salute to Black and Jewish vaudeville performers, at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster (two per person) for a minimal service fee. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, interested patrons are encouraged to try for standby seats at the will-call desk in the Jefferson Building by 6:30 p.m. Contact: 707-5502.

May 18

Wednesday

KLUGE CENTER LECTURE

Kluge Fellow Robert Mason discusses his research, "America’s Minority: The Republican Party and the U.S. Electorate from Hoover to Reagan," at noon in LJ 113. Contact: 707-3302.

May 18

Wednesday

CONCERT

The Chu Shan Chinese Opera Institute of Maryland presents a musical program combining singing, acting, reciting and martial arts, another in the Homegrown 2005 concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center in cooperation with Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5510.

May 18

Wednesday

GALLERY TALK

Ginny Mason of the Geography and Map Division discusses the Library’s Galbraith Map Collection and the role of these maps in the history of the railroad in the "American Treasures" exhibition, at noon in the Southwest Gallery of the Jefferson Building. Contact: 707-9203.

May 18

Wednesday

FILM

"The Anderson Platoon = La Patrouille Anderson" (ORTF/Pathe, 1967) and "Meet the Press. Civil Rights Special" (NBC, Aug. 21, 1966), 6:30 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 19

Thursday

KLUGE CENTER LECTURE

Kluge Fellow Ruth Clements, chief of publications at the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discusses her research project, "Biblical Interpretation and Christian-Jewish Controversy: Interaction, Influence and Rhetoric in the 2nd-3rd Centuries C.E," at noon in LJ 119. Contact: 707-3302.

May 19

Thursday

FILM

"Monte Cristo" (Selig, 1908) and "The Count of Monte Cristo" (Reliance/UA, 1934), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 20

Friday

LECTURE

C.K. Prahalad, professor of business administration and international management at the University of Michigan, presents a lecture on "Competing for the Future" in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division, at 11:30 a.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5664.

May 20

Friday

FILM

"The Doe Boy" (Doe Boy Productions, 2001), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 20

Friday

CONCERT

Violinist Rolf Schulte, pianist James Winn and cellist Jerry Grossman come together to perform works by Ravel, Schumann and Brahms as well as the premiere of a commission by the McKim Fund, at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster (two per person) for a minimal service fee. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, interested patrons are encouraged to try for standby seats at the will-call desk in the Jefferson Building by 6:30 p.m. Contact: 707-5502.

May 24

Tuesday

LECTURE

The American Folklife Center presents Stetson Kennedy, folklore collector and longtime activist on behalf of human rights, in conversation with Peggy Bulger, center director, at noon in LJ 119. Contact: 707-5510.

May 24

Tuesday

FILM

"Billy Budd" (Anglo-Allied, 1962), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 25

Wednesday

BOOK TALK

Judge Robert L. Carter discusses his new book, "A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights," in a program sponsored by the Office of Scholarly Programs, at noon in LJ 119. Contact: 707-3302.

May 25

Wednesday

GALLERY TALK

Manuscript specialists Alice Birney and Barbara Bair of the Manuscript Division lead a tour of the "Walt Whitman" exhibit within the "American Treasures" exhibition, at noon in the Southwest Gallery of the Jefferson Building. Contact: 707-9203.

May 25

Wednesday

FILM

"In the Year of the Pig" (Monday Film Production Co./New Yorker Films, 1968) and "Meet the Press [Nov. 3, 1968]" (NBC), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact:

707-5677.

May 26

Thursday

SYMPOSIUM

The Veterans History Project presents "War’s End: Eyewitness to History," a half-day symposium marking the 60th anniversary of the end of WWII with keynote address by Benjamin Ferencz, prosecutor at the Nurembourg Trials, and panelists George M. Elsey, Art Buchwald, John Dolibois, Yeiichi "Kelly" Kuwayama, Melvin Leffler, Klaus Larres, Akira Iriye and Jon Meacham, at 1:30 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. This program is cosponsored by the United States Holocaust Museum. Contact 707-9822 for reservations. Seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before start of program, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats.

May 26

Thursday

FILM

"Friday Foster" (AIP, 1975), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 27

Friday

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

Professor Chan Chao presents a slide-show presentation of his book, "Burma: Something Went Wrong," followed by other multicultural performances, at noon in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5420.

May 27

Friday

FILM

"Happy As the Day Is Long: Music by Harold Arlen," 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

May 30

Monday

MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

All Library facilities are closed.

May 31

Tuesday

READING

Walt Whitman’s birthday and the anniversary of "Leaves of Grass" are celebrated during this noontime program with readings from the noted anthology by television and radio personality Robert Aubry Davis, at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. This event is sponsored by the Office of Scholarly Programs. Contact: 707-1308.

May 31

Tuesday

FILM

"Cabin Field" (2004) and "Cabin in the Cotton" (First National, 1932), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

JUNE 2005

June 1

Wednesday

FILM

"84 Charlie MoPic" (Charlie Mopic Co., 1989) and "CBS Reports. The Selling of the Pentagon" (CBS, Feb. 23, 1971), 6:30 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Reservations may be made by phone, beginning one week before any given show. Call 707-5677 during business hours. Reserved seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before showtime, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats. All programs are free, but seating is limited to 60 seats.

June 2

Thursday

FILM

"Hallelujah" (MGM, 1929), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 3

Friday

FILM

"Tender Mercies" (Antron Media/Universal, 1982), 7 p.m. Contact: 707-5677.

June 7

Tuesday

LECTURE

Dr. Lillian Beard, a pediatrician who writes a column for Good Housekeeping magazine, presents "Home Remedies from a Physician’s Perspective" in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division, at 11:30 a.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5664.

June 7

Tuesday

POETRY AT NOON

Featured in today’s noontime program are readings about "Humid Nights," in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-1308.

June 7

Tuesday

FILM

"Who Was That Lady?" (Ansark-Sidney/Columbia, 1960), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 8

Wednesday

FILM

"Hearts and Minds" (Rainbow Pictures/Warner Bros., 1974), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 9

Thursday

FILM

"Gay Purr-ee" (UPA/Warner Bros., 1962), "Feed the Kitty" (Warner Bros., 1952), "Feline Frame-up" (Warner Bros., 1953), "Kiss Me Cat" (Warner Bros., 1953) and "Cat Feud" (Warner Bros., 1958), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 10

Friday

FILM

"The Artistocats" (Disney, 1970), "The Cat Concerto" (MGM, 1947), "The Cat’s Bah" (Warner Bros., 1955) and "Top Cat" (Paramount, 1960), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 14

Tuesday

FILM

"Porgy and Bess" (Goldwyn/Columbia, 1959), 6:30 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 16

Thursday

KLUGE CENTER LECTURE

Kluge Fellow Gian-Mario Cao discusses his research, "Diogenes Laertius: Medieval and Renaissance ‘Fortuna’ and Bibliography," at noon in LJ 119. Contact:

707-3302.

June 16

Thursday

FILM

"Bell, Book and Candle" (Phoenix/Columbia, 1958) and "Krazy Kat. Potions of Love" (King Features Syndicate, 1963), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 17

Friday

BOOK TALK

Karen Spears Zacharias discusses her book "Hero Mama: A Daughter Remembers the Father She Lost in Vietnam – and the Mother Who Held Her Family Together," in a program sponsored by the Veterans History Project, at 2 p.m. in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707-9822.

June 17

Friday

FILM

"The Crimson Pirate" (Norma/Warner Bros., 1952), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 21

Tuesday

CONCERT

Margaret MacArthur performs a program of ballads and songs from Vermont, another in the Homegrown 2005 concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center in cooperation with Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5510.

June 21

Tuesday

FILM

"The Music Man" (Warner Bros., 1962), 6:30 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 22

Wednesday

KLUGE CENTER LECTURE

International Studies Fellow Galina Yermolenko discusses her research, "Roxolana: From Slave to Legend," at noon in LJ 119. Contact: 707-3302.

June 22

Wednesday

BOOK TALK

Paul Dickson and Thomas Allen discuss their book, "The Bonus Army: An American Epic," in a program sponsored by the Veterans History Project and the Humanities and Social Sciences Division, at noon in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707-5530.

June 23

Thursday

KLUGE CENTER LECTURE

Kluge Fellow Temur Temule, assistant professor of history at Nanjing University, discusses his research project, "Mongolia of the Imagination: Western Travelers in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries, with Special Emphasis on Owen Lattimore," at noon in LJ 119. Contact: 707-3302.

June 23

Thursday

FILM

"The Cat From Outer Space" (Disney, 1978), "Jumpin’ Jupiter" (Warner Bros., 1955) and "Cat Nap Pluto" (Disney, 1947), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 24

Friday

LECTURE

Steven Raichlen, author of "Barbecue USA," discusses barbecuing in a talk sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division, at 11:30 a.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5664.

June 24

Friday

FILM

"The Shadow of the Cat" (B.H.P. Films/Universal, 1961), "The Cat’s Meow" (National Geographic Society, 1977) and "The Haunted Mouse" (MGM, 1965), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 28

Tuesday

FILM

"The Pirates of Penzance" (Universal, 1983), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

June 30

Thursday

FILM

"Eye of the Cat" (Universal, 1969), "The Boxing Cats" (Edison, 1894), "Lucky Kitten!" (American Mutoscope & Biograph,, 1903) and "Claws for Alarm" (Warner Bros, 1955), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

JULY 2005

July 1

Friday

FILM

"A Girl Named Tamiko" (Hal Wallis/Paramount, 1962), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Reservations may be made by phone, beginning one week before any given show. Call 707-5677 during business hours. Reserved seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before showtime, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats. All programs are free, but seating is limited to 60 seats.

July 4

Monday

INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY

All Library facilities are closed.

July 5

Tuesday

FILM

"Christmas Holiday" (Universal, 1944), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact:

707-5677.

July 7

Thursday

FILM

The D.W. Griffith film "Intolerance" (Wark Producing Corp., 1916) will be shown at 6 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater in conjunction with the Walt Whitman exhibit on display in the "American Treasures" exhibition. Whitman’s 1859 poem, "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking," accompanies Lillian Gish’s cradle scenes in the film. Contact: 707-5677.

July 8

Friday

FILM

"Happy Anniversary" (Fields/UA, 1959) and "The Dick Van Dyke Show. Who Stole My Watch?" (Calvada/T&L/Viacom, 1965), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact:

707-5677.

July 9

Saturday

EXHIBITION CLOSES

"A Heavenly Craft: The Woodcut in Early Printed Books" closes in the South Gallery of the Great Hall. Contact: 707-4604.

July 12

Tuesday

FILM

"The Picture of Dorian Gray" (MGM, 1945), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

July 13

Wednesday

LECTURE

Dr. Marie Savard discusses her recent book, "Apples and Pears: The Body Shape Solution for Weight Loss & Wellness," in a program cosponsored by Health Services and the Science, Technology and Business Division, at 10:30 a.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5664.

July 14

Thursday

FILM

"Alice Chops the Suey" (Winkler, 1925), "The Rifleman.The Queue" (Four Star-Sussex/ABC, 1961) and "How the West Was Won. China Girl" (MGM/ABC, 1979), 6:30 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

July 15

Friday

FILM

"Lonesome Cowboys" (Warhol/Sherpix, 1968), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

July 19

Tuesday

FILM

"Let Us Live" (Columbia, 1939) and "Homicide Bureau" (Columbia, 1939), 6:30 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

July 20

Wednesday

CONCERT

D.W. Groethe presents cowboy songs and poetry from Montana, another in the Homegrown 2005 concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center in cooperation with Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5510.

July 21

Thursday

KLUGE CENTER LECTURE

Kluge Fellow Hassan Rezai discusses his research, "The Immutable and the Mutable in the Islamic Criminal Justice Theory and the Iranian Post-revolutionary Practice," at noon in LJ 119. Contact: 707-3302.

July 21

Thursday

FILM

"Rhapsody of the Rails" (Fox, 1933) and "The Phantom Express" (Banner Productions, 1925), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

July 22

Friday

FILM

"Remember My Name" (Lion’s Gate/Columbia, 1978), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

July 23

Saturday

EXHIBITION CLOSES

"The Cultures and History of the Americas" closes in the North Gallery of the Great Hall. Contact: 707-4604.

July 26

Tuesday

FILM

"Judge Dee in The Monastery Murders" (ABC Circle Films, 1974), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

AUGUST 2005

Aug. 2

Tuesday

FILM

"The Mask of Dimitrios" (Warner Bros., 1944), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Reservations may be made by phone, beginning one week before any given show. Call 707-5677 during business hours. Reserved seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before showtime, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats. All programs are free, but seating is limited to 60 seats.

Aug. 4

Thursday

FILM

"Once a Thief" (CIPRA/MGM, 1964), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact:

707-5677.

Aug. 5

Friday

FILM

"Easy Living" (Paramount, 1937) and "Young Ironsides" (Roach/MGM, 1932), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 9

Tuesday

FILM

"French Connection II" (20th Century-Fox, 1975), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 11

Thursday

FILM

"Lost Command" (Red Lion/Columbia, 1966), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 12

Friday

FILM

"Four Flies on Grey Velvet" (Seda/Paramount, 1971), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 16

Tuesday

FILM

"Baby Face Nelson" (Fryman-ZS/UA, 1957), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 17

Wednesday

CONCERT

Benton Flippen and the Smokey Mountain Boys present old-time music from North Carolina, another in the Homegrown 2005 concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center in cooperation with Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. No tickets required. Contact: 707-5510.

Aug. 18

Thursday

FILM

"Middle of the Night" (Sudan/Columbia, 1959), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 19

Friday

FILM

"Scorpio" (Scimitar/UA, 1972), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 23

Tuesday

FILM

"Me and the Colonel" (Court/Goetz/Columbia, 1958), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 24

Wednesday

LECTURE

Rick Mikula, author, lecturer and president of the International Butterfly Breeders Association, presents a lecture and slide show on butterflies, in a program sponsored by the Science, Business and Technology Division, at 11:30 a.m., in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707-5664.

Aug. 25

Thursday

FILM

"The Ipcress File" (Steven/Lowndes/Universal, 1965), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 26

Friday

FILM

"Hellzapoppin’" (Mayfair/Universal, 1941), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

Aug. 30

Tuesday

FILM

"Chimes at Midnight = Falstaff" (IFE/Alpine/Peppercorn-Wormser, 1966), 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5677.

The Library of Congress occupies three buildings on Capitol Hill. The Thomas Jefferson Building is the original Library of Congress building; it 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.

Room locations:

JEFFERSON BUILDING: Coolidge Auditorium, ground floor; Whittall Pavilion, ground floor; LJ 119, first floor; Great Hall, first floor; Southwest Gallery, second floor; Northwest Gallery, second floor.

MADISON BUILDING: Madison Hall, first 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.

CONCERTS: Tickets are required for all Library of Congress Music Division concerts. They are available five weeks ahead of the event for a nominal charge of $2.75 per ticket (maximum of two tickets per person), with additional charges for phone orders and handling, from Ticketmaster by calling (301) 808-6900, (410) 752-1200, (800) 551-7328, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by visiting Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets for popular events are claimed quickly, but there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to request standby seats by appearing at the will-call desk by 6:30 p.m. on concert evenings. All concerts are held in the Coolidge Auditorium, located on the ground floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street S.E., at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

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