Tributes Mount As Sally Ride's 30th Anniversary In Space Approaches
Sally Ride was only 32 years old when she flew into space for the first time 30 years ago, in June 1983.
Tue May 21, 2013
Carol Burnett to receive Mark Twain Prize
Author Carol Burnett promotes her memoir 'Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story' April 9 in New York.
Mon May 20, 2013
S&R Foundation Launches Evermay Artist-in-Residence Program
One of , has been selected as the first Artist-in-Residence. Mr. Yanagitani will work and practice at the Foundation's headquarters, the Evermay Estate in The Evermay Artist-in-Residence program will provide up and coming artists with the opportunity to further their careers by developing new Foundation programs, series and partnerships.
Sally Ride National Tribute At Kennedy Center Tonight
NASA and Sally Ride Science are inviting journalists to tonight's "Sally Ride: A Lifetime of Accomplishment, A Champion of Science Literacy," a national tribute to America's first woman in space.
Thu May 16, 2013
Kennedy Honors process overhauled
After a long and, at times, contentious debate over whether the annual Kennedy Center Honors sufficiently pays tribute to Latino artists, the center announced a new selection process Thursday.
Tue May 14, 2013
NASA Honors Sally Ride With A National Tribute At Kennedy Center
NASA and Sally Ride Science are inviting the general public and journalists to "Sally Ride: A Lifetime of Accomplishment, A Champion of Science Literacy," an educational tribute to America's first woman in space on Monday, May 20.
Sat May 11, 2013
Marine Band Anniversary Concert Cancelled
The United States Marine Band's 215th anniversary concert scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has been canceled due to sequestration.
Thu May 02, 2013
Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center to Premiere on PBS in June
Join John Mellencamp , Jackson Browne , Tom Morello, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Rosanne Cash , Old Crow Medicine Show and more for a special centennial celebration of the birth of America's greatest folk singer/songwriter, Woody Guthrie .
Sat Apr 27, 2013
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
US government sends itself a takedown notice
As you may know, works of the U.S. Government are not protected by copyright in the U.S. , but we often discover copyrighted government publications that one would reasonably think would be in the public domain and, more recently, we see works that were treated as public domain in print suddenly being treated as copyrighted when they are converted ... (more)
Wed Apr 24, 2013
The Mountain Times
Blue Ridge Brass and Pipes perform at Grandfather
The sound of bagpipes will fill the air at Grandfather Mountain April 28. Blue Ridge Brass and Pipes, known for its annual performance at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, is making an extra trip this year to celebrate the Celtic culture.