“They survived slavery because they thought that, one day, there would be an Ariel. Who could choose the college she wanted to go to. Who could choose the profession she wanted to be in. They didn’t know her, but they knew she was coming. To me, that part of the American Dream is valuable. And attainable, one ...Continue Reading
“A Salute to the Troops: In Performance at the White House” is a PBS music special from the South Lawn of the White House hosted by President and Mrs. Obama as part of The White House “Joining Forces” initiative, with an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States.
Why do we break with some traditions and perpetuate others? Artists in this episode use life experiences and family heritage to explore new aesthetic terrain. Featuring artists Wolfgang Laib, Tania Bruguera, and Abraham Cruzvillegas.
Sun, sand, and CIA are the themes of Johnny’s (Nighy) clandestine retirement on a Caribbean island. American businessmen are bankrolling a mysterious project. Their publicist (Winona Ryder), and tycoon Curtis (Christopher Walken) befriend Johnny. The undercover life revives when dodgy British philanthropist, Stirling Rogers (Rupert Graves) arrives with his associate Margot, (Helena Bonham Carter).
Bear Creek Dairy in Brooklyn, Iowa, is home to more than 1,100 cows, who provide about 100,000 pounds of milk each day. The 15-year-old farmer who works closely with the farm’s calves comes from a long line of dairymen – in Europe. Five years ago, Teun Boelen’s parents sold their farm in the Netherlands and ...Continue Reading
Associated Press and Hale Center staff: Same-sex marriages have begun in the Kansas City area after a federal judge ruled that Missouri’s ban on gay marriage violates the U.S. Constitution. A retired judge performed a marriage ceremony Friday for John Kenny Rodricks and Robert Gann at the Jackson County courthouse following a ruling earlier in the day ...Continue Reading