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The Library of Congress released today the list of speakers for the fall National Book Festival, and, as usual, the event is studded with prominent writers and poets. Among the headliners: Margaret Atwood, Baltimore's own Taylor Branch, Don DeLillo,...
Tags: Festive Events, Arts and Culture
If there is a single work that captures the essence of America in sound and movement, it's "Appalachian Spring," the ballet with music by Aaron Copland and choreography by Martha Graham that premiered in 1944 at the Library of Congress. Although the...
Stephen Wade's affection for the Chicago in which he grew up and that he left long ago is passionate and palpable in the introduction to his astonishing book, “The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience.”...
A Washington County student will be honored as a Maryland finalist April 13 at the CityLit Festival at the Enoch Pratt Free Library for her entry into the Letters About Literature contest. Boonsboro High School student Elizabeth Longerbeam will be...
Fay Kanin, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter for the 1958 Clark Gable-Doris Day comedy "Teacher's Pet" and former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, died Wednesday. She was 95. In a writing career that spanned more than four...
It's a busy time in the nation's capital, where the National Cherry Blossom Festival continues through April 14. If you venture to Washington this spring or any time, consider paying a visit to Florida House, now celebrating 40 years as our home away from...
Tags: Libraries, Elections, John L. Mica, Orlando, Seminole County
ReporterThe Library of Congress has added two dozen important recordings to its national registry. Most are musical selections, including songs by Chubby Checker, the Bee Gees and Simon and Garfunkel, but one is a news broadcast with a tie to western Virginia,...
email@example.comJosef “Chris” Bikle was just waiting for a nice spring day so he could sit on the porch of his Boonsboro home with his daughter-in-law, Lisha Bikle. Even though he had been living at the Village at Robinwood for about three years, his family...
Pink Floyd‘s legendary 1973 album, ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ is one of 25 recordings to be inducted into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. The record received the highest number of public nominations among...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OBAMA HEADS TO WEST BANK The president is meeting with Abbas about the peace process, as rockets were launched into Israel today. 2. WHAT...
This post has been updated. See note below for details. Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” is no longer just the rock album that has logged more weeks than any other on Billboard’s national album chart nor merely the one acid...
The inspiration for this column came from a local newspaper article I read about a "girl" with whom I went to high school for two years at St. Cecilia's Academy in Washington, D.C. This woman, whom I haven't seen since then, has always kept a low...
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