11/2/09: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing. (public domain)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs at the White House Poetry Jam: (8 of 8)

Writer and star of the Broadway musical In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda performs “The Hamilton Mixtape” at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word on May 12, 2009. Accompanied by Alex Lacamoire.
(public domain)

Joshua Bennett Performs at the White House Poetry Jam: (7 of 8)

Brave New Voices slam champion Joshua Bennett performs “TamaraŹ¼s Opus at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word on May 12, 2009.
(public domain)

Jamaica Osorio Performs “Kumulipo” at the White House Poetry Jam: (6 of 8)

Brave New Voices slam champion Jamaica Osorio performs her spoken word, “Kumulipo” at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word on May 12, 2009.
(public domain)

Esperanza Spalding Performs at the White House Poetry Jam: (5 of 8)

Musician and rising star Esperanza Spalding performs Tell Him on the double bass at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word on May 12, 2009.
(public domain)

Halloween at the White House

The President and First Lady host trick-or-treating at a Halloween party for local schoolchildren, military families and White House staff. October 31, 2009. (Public Domain)