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August 30, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY

Public Events at the Library of Congress, September – December 2010

Events Subject to Change; All Telephone Numbers Are 202 Area Code

All events are free and open to the public.

SEPTEMBER 2010

Thursday, Sept. 9
FILM
"Some Like it Hot" (United Artists, 1959), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Reservations are encouraged and can be made one week in advance (for Saturday shows the previous Friday). Contact: 707-9994.

Friday, Sept. 10
FILM
"The Adventures of Robin Hood" (Warner Bros., 1938), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday, Sept. 11
FILM
"The Sword in the Stone" (Disney, 1963), 2 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Monday, Sept. 13
GALLERY TALK
At noon, Barbara Bair discusess the speech given by Fredrrick Douglass at Corinthian Hall in Rochester, N.Y. on July 5, 1852, in the "Creating the United States" exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9302.

Tuesday, Sept. 14
GALLERY TALK
Mark Dimunation discusses the Federalist Papers at noon in the "Creating the United States" exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9203

Wednesday, Sept. 15
GALLERY TALK

Ed Redmond discusses maps of the Revolutionary War period at noon in the "Creating the United States" exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9203.

Wednesday, Sept. 15
HOMEGROWN CONCERT
The group Marimba Linda Xelaju performs Guatamalan marimba music from Maryland at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707-5510.

Thursday, Sept. 16
GALLERY TALK
Gerard Gawalt discusses the Alien and Sedition Acts at noon in the "Creating the United States" exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9203.

Thursday, Sept. 16
FILM
A Ken Maynard Double Feature: "Texas Gun Fighter" (Tiffany, 1932) and "Lightning Strikes West" (Colony, 1940), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Friday, Sept. 17
GALLERY TALK
Gerard Gawalt discusses the process of drafting and passing the U.S. Constitution during the summer of 1787 at noon in the "Creating the United States" exhibition, Southwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9203.

Friday, Sept. 17
FILM
"Streets of Fire" (RKO, 1984), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday, Sept. 18
FILM
"The Corsican Brothers" (United Picture Theaters, 1920) and "Neighbors" (Metro, 1920), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Monday, Sept. 20
BOOK TALK
The Library and Identity Discovery Television present mystery writers David Baldacci, Kathy Reichs and Sandra Brown in an event titled "Hardcover Mysteries," a special program commemorating the 10th year of the National Book Festival, at 7 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at (202) 397-7328, (410) 547-7328 and (703) 573-7328 or www.ticketmaster.com. Contact: 707-1940.

Monday, Sept. 20
EXHIBITION OPENING
"The Japanese Collection at the Library of Congress: Past, Present and Future" features treasures from the collection, including one of the world’s earliest examples of woodblock printing, Osama Tezuka’s most famous manga known in America as "Astro Boy" and an illustrated guidebook to the gardens in Kyoto. The display will be on view 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, in the Asian Division Reading Room through Oct. 16. Contact: 707-2990.

Monday, Sept. 20
BOOK TALK
Kirsten Fudeman of the University of Pittsburgh discusses her book "Vernacular Voices: Language and Identity in Medieval French Jewish Communities" at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-3779.

Tuesday, Sept. 21
SYMPOSIUM
In conjunction with the display "The Japanese Collection at the Library of Congress: Past, Present and Future," a free public symposium features speakers Manabu Yokoyama, professor at Notre Dame Seishin University in Japan; Ellen Hammond, curator of the East Asia Library at Yale University; and Kakugyo Chiku, professor at Kanazawa Institute of Technology in Japan. The symposium begins at 1:30 p.m. in LJ 119. Seating is limited; reservations are required by Sept. 13. Contact: 707-2990.

Wednesday, Sept. 22
LECTURE
Gene Feldman of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center speaks on "Observing the Living Oceans from Space" at 11:30 a.m. in Dining Room A. Contact: 707-1212.

Wednesday, Sept. 22
GALLERY TALK
John Hebert discusses Polynesian stick charts and early navigation techniques at noon in the "Exploring the Early Americas" exhibition, Northwest Gallery. Contact: 707-9203.

Wednesday, Sept. 22
BENJAMIN BOTKIN LECTURE SERIES
Lee Haring, professor emeritus of English at Brooklyn College, presents "Translating Africa in Global Contexts" at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 7007-5510.

Wednesday, Sept. 22
FILM
Celebrating Home Movies: "Lost Landscapes of Detroit" (Rick Prelinger, 2010), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Thursday, Sept. 23
BOOK TALK
In a special event commemorating the 10th annual National Book Festival, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Katherine Paterson will discuss and sign copies of her books at 11 a.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707-5221.

Thursday, Sept. 23
FILM
Celebrating Home Movies: "Adam’s Rib" (MGM, 1949), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994. Adam’s Rib features a "watching home-movies" scene as part of the plot.

Friday, Sept. 24
FILM
Celebrating Home Movies: "Amateur Night" (Dwight Swanson, 2010), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Saturday, Sept. 25
NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL
The 10th annual National Book Festival features Isabel Allende, Ken Follett, Julia Glass, Elizabeth Kostova and more. The event, which will be held rain or shine, is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the National Mall, between 3rd and 7th streets. Contact: (888) 714-4696.

Saturday, Sept. 25
FILM
"Saturday Afternoon" and Other Mack Sennett Comedies (Mack Sennett, 1926 and 1920), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

Monday, Sept. 27
INSIGHTS: EXPLORING THE COLLECTIONS
Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford, curator of the Library’s musical instruments collection, offers a program on the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Monday, Sept. 27
LECTURE
Chavannes Jean-Baptiste, founder and executive director of the Peasant Movement of Papaye (MPP), presents "MPP Responds to the Earthquake in Haiti and to its Aftermath: Actions, Vision and a Plan" at 1 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-2011.

Tuesday, Sept. 28
LECTURE
Journalist William Cope Moyers presents "Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption" at noon in Dining Room A. Contact: 707-1207.

Tuesday, Sept. 28
LECTURE
Kim Theriault of Dominican University discusses "The Story Behind the Stamp: Arshile Gorky and the Development of the Abstract Expressionism" in the 15th annual Vardanants Day Lecture at 7 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5680.

Wednesday, Sept. 29
LECTURE
Michael Ward discusses and signs his book "Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis" at 1 p.m. in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707-2138.

Thursday, Sept. 30
BOOK TALK
Luis Alberto Ambroggio and Carlos Parada Ayala discuss and sign their book "Al Pie de la Casa Blanca: Poetas de Washington, D.C.," presented in Spanish, at 4:30 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-2003.

Thursday, Sept. 30
FILM
A Thelma Todd Double Feature: "You Made Me Love You" (British International, 1933) and "Air Hostess" (Columbia, 1933), 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707-9994.

OCTOBER 2010

Saturday, Oct. 2
GALLERY TALK
Curators discuss the Japanese collections in the Library of Congress at 1 p.m. in the display "The Japanese Collection at the Library of Congress: Past, Present and Future" in the Asian Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-2990.

Tuesday, Oct. 5
BOOKS AND BEYOND
John B. Hench discusses and signs his book "Books as Weapons: Propaganda, Publishing and the Battle for World Markets in the Era of World War II" at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5221.

Wednesday, Oct. 6
GALLERY TALK
Mark Dimunation presents "Thomas Jefferson’s Library Comes to Washington" at noon in the Southwest Pavilion. Contact: 707-9203.

Wednesday, Oct. 6
POETRY READING
"A Celebration of American Poets Laureate" features readings by Billy Collins, Rita Dove, Daniel Hoffman, Donald Hall, Ted Kooser, Maxine Kumin, Kay Ryan, Charles Simic and William Jay Smith at 7 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required through Ticketmaster and are on sale beginning Sept. 1. Contact: 707-5394.

Friday, Oct. 8
LECTURE
Israeli playwright Joshua Sobol discusses his work at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-3779.

Friday, Oct. 8
PRECONCERT PRESENTATION
John Moran of the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University presents "Priest, Freedom Fighter, Dilettante: Three Composers (and the Agent Who Made Them Stars)" at 6:15 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday, Oct. 8
CONCERT
Ensemble 415 presents works by Bach, Vivaldi and Sammartini at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Sept. 8. Tickets are distributed by TicketMaster at (202) 397-7328, (410) 547-7328 and (703) 573-7328. Each ticket carries a nominal service charge of $2.80, with additional charges for phone orders and handling. Tickets are also available at TicketMaster outlets and online at www.TicketMaster.com. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to come to the Library by 6:30 p.m. on concert nights to wait in the standby line for no-show tickets. Contact: 707-5502.

Tuesday, Oct. 12
BOOKS AND BEYOND
Paolo Ventura discusses and signs his book "Winter Stories" at 3 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5221.

Wednesday, Oct. 13
GALLERY TALK
Mark Dimunation presents "Mr. Jefferson Goes Shopping: The Influence of the French Book Market on Thomas Jefferson’s Library" at noon in the Southwest Pavilion. Contact: 707-9203.

Wednesday, Oct. 13
HOMEGROWN CONCERT
The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band performs bluegrass music form Indiana at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707-5510.

Wednesday, Oct. 13
CONCERT
The Arcanto Quartet performs Mozart, Revel and Bartók at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Sept. 8. See Oct. 8 entry for ticket and contact information.

Thursday, Oct. 14
KLUGE CENTER LECTURE
Jeffrey Alexander discusses his book "The Performance of Politics: Obama’s Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power" at 4 p.m. in LJ 119. Contact: 707-2692.

Thursday, Oct. 14
PRECONCERT PRESENTATION
The Music Division’s Norman Middleton, James Wintle and Anne McLean present "Early Music at the Library: Tracking 85 Years of Performance Practice History" at 6:15 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Thursday, Oct. 14
CONCERT
The English Concert performs selections from Monteverdi, Handel and Dowland at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Sept. 8. See Oct. 8 entry for ticket and contact information.

Friday, Oct. 15
BOOKS AND BEYOND
Robert Darnton discusses and signs his book "The Case for Books: Past, Present and Future" at noon in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Friday, Oct. 15
LECTURE
Book collector Carol Fitzgerald gives a talk as part of the National Collegiate Book Collecting symposium at 5:30 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Saturday, Oct. 16
GALLERY TALK
Curators discuss the Japanese collections in the Library of Congress at 1 p.m. in the display "The Japanese Collection at the Library of Congress: Past, Present and Future" in the Asian Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-2990.

Monday, Oct. 18
BOOK TALK
Israeli author and poet Michal Govrin discusses her book "Hold on to the Sun" at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-3779.

Tuesday, Oct. 19
POETRY AT NOON
Rhode Island State Poet Laureate Lisa Starr brings some of the best Rhode Island Poets to read at the Library, and Rose Johnson, national champion of the Poetry Out Loud competition, also performs her winning recitation at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5394.

Wednesday, Oct. 20
GALLERY TALK
Mark Dimunation presents "The Miscellaneous World of Thomas Jefferson’s Library" at noon in the Southwest Pavilion. Contact: 707-9203.

Thursday, Oct. 21
BENJAMIN BOTKIN LECTURE SERIES
David Warren Steel of the University of Mississippi discusses "Makers of the Sacred Harp" at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5510.

Thursday, Oct. 21
CONCERT
The Talich Quartet performs pieces BY Beethoven, Janáček and Dvořák at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Sept. 15. See Oct. 8 entry for ticket and contact information.

Saturday, Oct. 23
CEREMONY
Author Julia Alvarez and illustrators Carmen Tafolla and Magalu Morales receive the 2009 Americas Award at 9 a.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-2003.

Monday, Oct. 25
POETRY READING
Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin opens the Literary Season at 7 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707-5394.

Tuesday, Oct. 26
BOOKS AND BEYOND
Nancy K. Loane discusses and signs her book "Following the Drum: Women at the Valley Forge Encampment" at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-5221.

Wednesday, Oct. 27
LECTURE
Ashley Davies of the NASA Asteroids, Comets and Satellites Group presents "Volcanoes: Near, Far and Really Far Away" at 11:30 a.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-1212.

Wednesday, Oct. 27
GALLERY TALK
Betsy Miller gives a tour through the "Hope for America: Performers, Politics & Pop Culture" exhibition at noon in the Bob Hope Gallery of Entertainment. Contact: 707-9203.

Thursday, Oct. 28
BOOKS AND BEYOND
W. Joseph Campbell discusses and signs his book "Getting It Wrong: Ten of the Greatest Misreported Stories in American Journalism" at noon in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707-5221.

Thursday, Oct. 28
PRECONCERT PRESENTATION
Barbara B. Heyman discusses her book "Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music" at 6:15 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Thursday, Oct. 28
CONCERT
Baritone Thomas Hampson returns to the Library at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Sept. 15. See Oct. 8 entry for ticket and contact information.

Saturday, Oct. 30
PRECONCERT PRESENTATION
Kerala Snyder of the Eastman School of Music presents "Gustav Düben's Music Library: A European Treasure" at 6:15 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday, Oct. 30
CONCERT
The Helsinki Baroque Ensemble performs works by J.S. Bach, Buxtehude and Kirchoff at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Sept. 15. See Oct. 8 entry for ticket and contact information.

NOVEMBER 2010

Monday, Nov. 1
GALLERY TALK
Alan Givenson gives a tour through "Hope for America: Performers, Politics & Pop Culture" at noon in the Bob Hope Gallery of Entertainment. Contact: 707-9203.

Thursday, Nov. 4
BOOK TALK
James Loeffler discusses his book "The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire" at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-3779.

Friday, Nov. 5
CONFERENCE
In celebration of the recent acquisition of an original and untrimmed copy of Galileo’s "Sidereus Nuncius" ("The Starry Messenger"), the Library’s Rare Book and Special Collections Division hosts a conference featuring new research on the book itself, its themes and Galileo’s lasting influence on scientific and modern astronomical representation. The conference is from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5434.

Saturday, Nov. 6
MUSIC AND THE BRAIN SERIES
Dr. Alicia Claire of the University of Kansas presents a lecture on music therapy for Alzheimer's disease and post-traumatic stress disorder at 2 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Tuesday, Nov. 9
CONCERT
Cellist Gautier Capuçon and pianist Gabriela Montero perform selections from Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Sept. 29. Tickets are distributed by TicketMaster at (202) 397-7328, (410) 547-7328 and (703) 573-7328. Each ticket carries a nominal service charge of $2.80, with additional charges for phone orders and handling. Tickets are also available at TicketMaster outlets and online at www.TicketMaster.com. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to come to the Library by 6:30 p.m. on concert nights to wait in the standby line for no-show tickets. Contact: 707-5502.

Wednesday, Nov. 10
POETRY EVENT
The prestigious 2010 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt Poetry Award will be presented to an American poet whose book was chosen the best book of poetry in 2008-2009 and/or to a poet for lifetime achievement at 8 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707-5394.

Friday, Nov. 12
GALLERY TALK
Alan Givenson gives a tour through "Hope for America: Performers, Politics & Pop Culture" at noon in the Bob Hope Gallery of Entertainment. Contact: 707-9203.

Saturday, Nov. 13
CONCERT
Nicholas Kitchen and the Borromeo Quartet present "Man, Music and Machine 1710-2010," looking at instruments ranging from high-tech 18th-century violins to electric-guitar pedals and the vast sound world of synthesizers and 21st-century recording techniques at 2 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Tuesday, Nov. 16
POETRY AT NOON
Guest poets use poetry to convey what it feels like to be an insider or an outsider at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5394.

Wednesday, Nov. 17
HOMEGROWN CONCERT
R. Carlos Nakai performs American Indian flute music from Arizona at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707-5510.

Friday, Nov. 19
PRECONCERT PRESENTATION
Loras John Schissel of the Music Division discusses the Library’s Erich Wolfgang Korngold Collection at 6:15 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Friday, Nov. 19
CONCERT
The Doric Quartet performs Haydn, Korngold and Schumann at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Oct. 6. See Nov. 9 entry for ticket and contact information.

Saturday, Nov. 20
PRECONCERT PRESENTATION
Composer and trumpeter Leo Smith talks with Larry Appelbaum of the Music Division at 6:15 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday, Nov. 20
CONCERT
Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet presents jazz selections in a concert at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets available Oct. 6. See Nov. 9 entry for ticket and concert information.

DECEMBER 2010

Thursday, Dec. 2
HOMEGROWN CONCERT
The Mcintosh County Shouters perform Gullah-Geechee ring shout music from Georgia at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707-5510.

Friday, Dec. 3
CONCERT
The Lionel Loueke Trio performs West African harmonies and rhythms with jazz at 8 p.m. at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street, N.E. Tickets are available Oct. 20 through the Atlas Box Office at 399-7993. Contact: 707-5502.

Saturday, Dec. 4
CONCERT
The Library partners with the Country Music Association in a new project: the Songwriter's Series with top country composers and artists, revealing the songwriter's craft in an intimate show hosted by songwriter Bob DiPiero at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Oct. 27. Tickets are distributed by TicketMaster at (202) 397-7328, (410) 547-7328 and (703) 573-7328. Each ticket carries a nominal service charge of $2.80, with additional charges for phone orders and handling. Tickets are also available at TicketMaster outlets and online at www.TicketMaster.com. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to come to the Library by 6:30 p.m. on concert nights to wait in the standby line for no-show tickets. Contact: 707-5502.

Monday, Dec. 6
SYMPOSIUM
The American Folkife Center’s Archie Green Fellows are featured speakers for the "America Works" symposium from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in LJ 119. Registration is required. Contact: 707-5510.

Tuesday, Dec. 7
SYMPOSIUM
The American Folkife Center’s Archie Green Fellows are featured speakers for the "America Works" symposium from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in LJ 119. Registration is required. Contact: 707-5510.

Tuesday, Dec. 7
POETRY AT NOON
Guest readers reflect on the first decade of the 21st century, and audience members will have an opportunity to share their reflections at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707-5394.

Wednesday, Dec. 8
LECTURE
Sociologist Anny Bloch-Raymond presents a lecture titled "French-Jewish Communities Along the Mississippi River and the Issue of Belonging" at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707-3779.

Saturday, Dec. 11
CONCERT
Jack Gottlieb discusses his role as a fellow composer working with Leonard Bernstein and his own three-decade career, along with performances of several of his compositions at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. No tickets are required. Contact: 707-5502.

Monday, Dec. 13
BOOK TALK
Food writer Joan Nathan discusses her book "Quiches, Kugels and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France" at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707-3779.

Saturday, Dec. 18
CONCERT
The annual Stradivari Anniversary concert features Sybarites performing works by Dvořák and Mozart and selections from the Radiohead Remixed Project at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are available Nov. 3. See Dec. 4 entry for ticket and contact information.

Room Locations

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.

JEFFERSON BUILDING: Coolidge Auditorium, ground floor; Whittall Pavilion, ground floor; Bob Hope Gallery of Entertainment, ground floor; LJ 119, first floor; Great Hall, first floor; Southwest Gallery and Southwest Pavilion, second floor; South Gallery, second floor; Northwest Gallery, second floor.

MADISON BUILDING: Madison Hall, first floor; LM 139, 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 [email protected]

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 St. S.E., at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

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PR 10-186
08/30/10
ISSN 0731-3527

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