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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The Kennedy Center, located on the banks of the Potomac River near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., opened to the public in September 1971. But its roots date back to 1958, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed bipartisan legislation creating a National Cultural Center. To honor Eisenhower's vision for such a facility, one of the Kennedy Center's theaters is named for him.

Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.

The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.

"Patterns" by Susan Morehead

Event Date: 
Sunday, May 4, 2014 (All day) to Monday, September 1, 2014 (All day)
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

WHERE: Texas Folklife Gallery, 1317 S. Congress, Austin (behind Ten Thousand Villages)

WHEN: May 4 to September 1, 2014

Opening Reception – Sunday, May 4, 2:00 to 5:00 PM 

Free and open to the public.

Austin Eats: Stories from Deep in your Tummy

Over the past years, Stories from Deep in the Heart, our youth radio program has garnered quite the appetite around the city of Austin. The following playlist highlights some of our youth-produced/teacher-produced radio stories all about one of our favorite topics: FOOD!  We have quite the range here-from beef fajitas to icecream to burgers.

Listen and enjoy! (Suggestion: Do not listen on an empty stomach)

 

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