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Washington DC Concerts To Look Forward To In 2014

Read on to find out about some of the most exciting and unique shows coming to the DC area this winter.


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‘Mary Poppins’ Among 25 US Films to be Preserved

Just in time for a new movie about the making of “Mary Poppins,” the 1964 Disney classic starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress so future generations of Americans can see it.


Silent films like 1925's "The Hold Up" starring Harold Lloyd are in danger of disappearing. (Getty Images)

Study: Most Silent Movies Have Been Lost

The Library of Congress estimates as many as 70 percent of silent movies have been lost to time.


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Former Library of Congress Worker Sentenced in Sex Ad Case

A former Library of Congress worker has been sentenced to five years and six months in federal prison for stalking and identification fraud.


Some examples of the Carl Sagan's Papers on display at the Celebration Of Carl Sagan at The Library of Congress on Nov. 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Library of Congress Acquires Carl Sagan’s Papers

Astronomers and scientists joined Seth MacFarlane at the Library of Congress for the opening of a new collection of Carl Sagan’s papers.


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Library of Congress Main Building Evacuated for Water Alarm

The historic main building of the Library of Congress was evacuated after a water alarm went off.


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US Book Festival Closes with $5M Gift for Future

The National Book Festival is closing with the announcement of a $5 million gift to continue the event for at least the next five years on the National Mall.


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Va. Man Pleads Guilty to Posting Fake Sex Ads on Craigslist

A former Library of Congress employee accused of posting fake sex ads on Craigslist has pleaded guilty to stalking and identification fraud.


A gay rights activist waves a flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The high court is expected to rule Wednesday on some high profile decisions including California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.  (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Library of Congress Adds To Their Gay Rights Collection

The Library of Congress has acquired the papers, photographs, films and memorabilia of gay rights pioneer Lilli Vincenz.


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Library of Congress to Feature History of Opera

Opera now will have a showcase at the Library of Congress.





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