Archive for January, 2009

Fiddle-dee-dee during IAP

Posted January 28th, 2009 by Christie Moore

leprechaun fiddlerThe second annual Fiddle-Dee-Dee traditional folk jam session will be held Thursday, January 29, from 2-4 pm in the Lewis Music Library.

Participants will bring their own folk instruments and play common session tunes from the library’s collection.

The Lewis Music Library is located in Bldg. 14E-109. Audience members welcome; come join us!

IAP 2009: Rotch Library Film Series – Street Fight

Posted January 28th, 2009 by mit-admin

Rotch Library IAP Film Series:

When: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, Friday, January 30, 2009

Where: Rotch Library Conference Room, 7-238

Click the image above to view a trailer for the film.

Street Fight (2005)

Follows the bare-knuckles race for Mayor of Newark, N.J. between 32 year-old Cory Booker and four-term incumbent Sharpe James, the undisputed champion of New Jersey politics. Fought in Newark’s neighborhoods and housing projects, the battle pits the young challenger against an old style political machine that uses any means necessary, including harassment and police intimidation, to crush its opponents. (82 minutes)

This film is a part of the Rotch Library DVD collection.

Contact: Heather McCann, 7-238, x3-7098, <>

Sponsor: MIT Libraries hosted by Heather McCann, Allison Benedetti, Omar Khalidi, Jonah Jenkins

Enrollment: Seating is limited; first come, first served, limited to 20 participants.