Best kennedy center podcasts we could find (Updated February 2018)
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OK Go @ The Kennedy Center
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On June 23, 2011, OK Go performed at The Kennedy Center in one of the most exciting free concerts of the summer. Inspired by the band's innovative use of video, the Kennedy Center invited 15 Twitter followers to help film the show and create the Center's first crowdsourced concert video. This podcast includes concert videos and interviews with OK Go’s Damian Kulash, who talks about his education in the arts, starting the band, and how a visit to New Orleans helped save his musical soul. For ...
 
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Meet the Kennedy Center Education Department
 
An intermittent series where you'll learn about the activities and programs of the Education Department of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
 
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Welcome to the Kennedy Center (Video Tours for Kids)
 
Coming to the Kennedy Center? ARTSEDGE, the Center’s educational media program, takes you in and around the building in this video series designed for kids and families.
 
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Arabesque: Music of the Arab World
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In this series, Georges Collinet, host of NPR’s Afropop Worldwide, explores the rich history and culture of the music of the Arab World. Arabic musicians and scholars demonstrate the sounds of string, wind and percussion instruments that directly influenced the development of musical instruments common to the modern Western world. The importance of universal musical concepts, such as improvisation, ornamentation and audience participation are discussed in the context of the Arab World, as ar ...
 
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Swing! Swing! Swing! A Celebration of Swing Music
 
Louis Armstrong said, “If you can’t feel Swing, you’ll never know it.” This series, hosted by Connaitre Miller of Howard University, explores why Swing was the most popular dance music in America and how it is still alive today in dance halls, clubs and movies. For more on Swing music and dancing, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
 
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Of Thee We Sing: Music and the Civil Rights Movement
 
While students are probably told Civil Rights marchers sang We Shall Overcome, there is not much focus on the import role music played in the fight to secure equal rights for African-Americans. This series tells three important stories about the role of music on the road to equality.
 
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Classical Music in America
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Nationally-recognized NPR Morning Edition music commentator Miles Hoffman (and NSO alumn) takes us on a tour through classical music in the United States from the 1720s to today. In this 3-part series, follow the development and impact of classical music in the United States from its humble beginnings in the new colonies through its role in concert halls and Hollywood in the 20th century, to discover how this European tradition helped shape, and in turn was shaped by, American culture, compo ...
 
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Five(ish) Minute Dance Lesson: Swing!
 
Professional swing dance instructors Nina Gilkenson and Bobby White are going to teach you how to swing! In these videos, you'll learn the basics of swing dance called East Coast Swing; take it up a notch with the Charleston; and if you're really swingin' after that, you can learn the most advanced swing dance, the Lindy Hop. So pay attention to their feet! For more on Swing music and dancing, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
 
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Garry Golden on the Future of Arts Education
 
Garry Golden is a professionally trained Futurist who writes, speaks and consults on issues shaping business and society in the 21st century. In this video interview, conducted in early 2012, Garry discusses the future of the arts in education and society, and how it will intersect with the job market and be influenced by technology.
 
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Five(ish) Minute Drum Lesson: African Drumming
 
In this series, percussionist Farai Malianga talks about drums and their place in African history. For more on world music, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
 
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Unpacking the Tracks: Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On"
 
In this video series, sit at the mixing console with Motown historian Harry Weinger and Questlove of The Roots as they unpack the tracks of Marvin Gaye’s 1971 chart-topping hit, “What’s Going On.” More at whatsgoingonnow.org.
 
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Sounds of China
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Chinese music dates back thousands of years and sounds different from Western music thanks to important differences in tone, musical scale, pitch, instrumentation and individual instruments. With instruments crafted from a wide variety of materials, including, bamboo, silk, gourd, clay and stone—-and played in a diverse range of styles, from single voices to richly melodic orchestral pieces--Chinese music is as varied as the people who create it. ARTSEDGE, the online arts education project o ...
 
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DJ 101: The Basics
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In this podcast series, turntablist Kuttin Kandi, one of the best battle DJs in the game, demonstrates the basics of her instrument.
 
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In the Studio with Jason Moran
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Have you ever wanted to take a Latin Dance class but didn’t have enough time? In this podcast, Latin Dance instructors Ricardo Loaiza and Elba Garcia prep you to dance the night away! Once you’ve practiced all three dances, find a local Latin Dance club or bust these moves at the next school dance! Wepa! For more dance lessons, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
 
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Elephant and Piggie's We Are in a Play: From Page to Stage
 
What does it take to create a musical from beloved books? Find out with these 3 to 4-minute videos that will take you behind the scenes. Watch clips and hear from the people who brought Elephant Gerald and his best friend Piggie to life on stage through writing, music, and design.
 
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Five(ish) Minute Dance Lesson: Latin Dance
 
Have you ever wanted to take a Latin Dance class but didn’t have enough time? In this podcast, Latin Dance instructors Ricardo Loaiza and Elba Garcia prep you to dance the night away! Once you’ve practiced all three dances, find a local Latin Dance club or bust these moves at the next school dance! Wepa! For more dance lessons, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
 
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Diane Ravitch on Arts Education
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Diane Ravitch is a Research Professor of Education at New York University and a historian of education. In addition, she is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. She shares a blog called Bridging Differences with Deborah Meier, hosted by Education Week. She also blogs for Politico.com/arena and The Huffington Post. Diane often speaks on inequality in American education and the negative impact of federal legislation on students, teachers, and schools. Du ...
 
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Culture Connect
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As a part of the Global Cultural Initiative, the United States Department of State and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts offer professional development opportunities to energize the work of emerging international artists in their own countries by bringing them to the United States and providing them with instructive and informative experiences in their arts discipline, exposure to the creation and performance of world-class art, and opportunities to develop relationships wit ...
 
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Hey, Watch This! A Look at the Music Behind TV Theme Songs
 
Over the years, they’ve been some of the most popular songs in the country. They are TV Theme songs, something as old as TV.
 
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Five(ish) Minute Dance Lesson: African Dance
 
In this series, dancer Rujeko Dumbutshena and drummer Farai Malianga show you how to dance traditional African dances. For more on music and dancing, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
 
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Sad Songs Say So Much: A Look at Songs about Disasters
 
Today if you want to talk about a tragedy, there are plenty of ways to do it. But in the past, one way people would pass along news was through songs.
 
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Baby, You're Much Too Fast: A Look at Songs About Cars
 
People write songs about a lot of things, mostly things that mean a lot to us. We write songs about desire, songs about loneliness, about heartbreak, love, and for some reason, we also write lots and lots of songs about cars.
 
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Blood, Guts and Gore
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Create amusing, amazing stage makeup and bloody special effects.
 
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Kvalificerat Hemligt poddradio
 
En poddradio i lagom format om konspirationsteorier och vetenskap. Vet man vem som sköt Kennedy? Vad hände egentligen på väg till månen? Vilka var det som egentligen flög in planen i World Trade Center? Och vad är det planen släpper ut ovanför våra huvuden?Från författaren bakom Skeptikerskolan och bloggen Tankebrott samt programledaren från Skeptikerpodden. Nås på info(a)khpodden.se
 
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What's Going On...Now
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The Kennedy Center is launching "What's Going On...Now," a national youth campaign to inspire young people to share their art and expression by telling us "How have things changed?" since Marvin Gaye's album "What's Going On" was released. At www.whatsgoingonnow.org, young people can use art as their voice, upload and share their creative expressions. On May 3-4, John Legend, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings and the National Symphony Orchestra will reinterpret and perform an updated version of ...
 
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Exploring Extremes: Music to the Max!
 
When it comes to creating music, composers like to push the limits. Get ready to hear how!
 
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Listen Up! Music Is a Language
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Did you know music has a lot to say? Without any words at all, music is a language anyone can understand. It tells stories, expresses feelings, and even makes us think. Get ready to hear how!
 
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Page to Stage
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Taking a musical from words on a page to songs on a stage: in this series, follow along as talented playwrights, designers and directors at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts transform classic works of literature into original theatrical productions.
 
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Abraham Lincoln and Music
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Abraham Lincoln was one of America's most unmusical presidents: he could neither play an instrument nor carry a tune. Yet he had a passionate love of the arts—enjoying everything from sentimental ballads to nonsense songs, from melodrama to opera. This 3-part audio series explores Lincoln’s relationship to the arts of his time.
 
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Five(ish) Minute Dance Lesson: Latin Dance, Level 2
 
Mastered Level 1? Time to move to Level 2! Latin dance level 1 taught the basic steps, and if you’ve mastered those, get ready for more. Level 2 is full of new moves that are as fun as they are challenging. For more dance lessons, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
 
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Celebrating Blue Note
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This audio series celebrates the history and style of Blue Note Records on its 75th anniversary. Narrated by Susan Stamberg for the Kennedy Center.
 
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Blues Journey
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The story of the blues travels from the coasts of Africa, through the cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta, across the hills of Appalachia, to the streets of Chicago and beyond. The roots of blues can be found in slave songs, spirituals, and field hollers of the American South; its sound can be heard in early rock-and-roll, and in today's alternative and hip hop landscapes. Journey with us to learn about the influences and impact the blues has had on musical culture, and how it has been br ...
 
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Art/Space
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How do composers hear space? What does space sound like? Is there music in space? Narrated by Roger Launius of the Space History Division of the National Air and Space Museum, this series looks at the way music and outer space connect.
 
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Summon the Heroes!
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Throughout the ages, composers have celebrated the accomplishments of famous heroes through music. What does a hero “sound” like? Get ready to find out! This multi-part audio series is part of the NSO’s Young People’s Concert: Summon the Heroes at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Listen to rousing marches by composers Aaron Copland and John Williams, and hear heroes caringly remembered in moving tributes by George Walker, Edward Elgar, Nikolai Rimsky-Kors ...
 
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Artfully Speaking: Lectures and Workshops on the Arts and Education
 
An occasional series pulled from lectures, workshops and other events for educators presented by and through the Education Department of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
 
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Theater Conversations
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The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, in association with The Dramatists Guild, presents conversations from their two-week playwriting intensive at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts geared towards university students, faculty and young professionals from across the country. The program consisted of writing workshops and discussions of the business of playwriting with the Program's Director,Gary Garrison and a wide range of distinguished guest artists. ARTSEDG ...
 
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Conversations
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Dan Skinner shares his love of books through conversations with area authors and spotlighting local and regional artists. The topics will be wide ranging. For example, we will learn about the history and mission of the Lied Center and Theatre Lawrence as part of our arts focus. Upcoming non-fiction book interviews will include a look at mental health care, drug enforcement, leadership, trees, and the legacy of Bobby Kennedy. In the world of fiction, Dan will talk with David Baldacci about hi ...
 
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The Think Outside the Beltway podcast
 
Each week, your hosts--public radio veteran Stephan Cox, political science PhD candidate Chad Levinson, and Democratic strategist David Gershwin--unpack the week in politics and attempt to drill down through the chatter and into something that quite possibly resembles the truth.Born during the 16-month long national nightmare that is the 2016 Presidential election, the show continues to evolve, examining greater and deeper themes and threads across the political and cultural landscape.Stepha ...
 
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Ready Set Park!
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All you've ever wanted to know about Central Florida attractions. Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Kennedy Space Center, and more!
 
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ARTv (HD)
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Welcome to ARTv (HD)! Focused on HD content developed for mobile and Internet-based learning, this podcast will provide quick access to all the Kennedy Center's HD educational video content.
 
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The Festival of Japan Video Highlights
 
This is your passport to the arts and culture of Japan as experienced through the Kennedy Center's Japan! culture + hyperculture festival (February 2008). This series will help you learn about some of the major art forms in Japan—art, theater, dance, music, manga, anime, robots, and visual art installations.
 
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Veritas News Network - Truth is Trending
 
Truth is trending on the Veritas News Network! VNN is an online publication featuring the news and is dedicated to in-depth investigative reporting with a consumer advocacy focus. Our Managing Editor is a veteran investigative journalist who has won dozens of awards. Several categories of news are featured on the Veritas News Network include Citizen Journalism, Consumer News, Ripoffs & Scams, Consumer Advocacy, World News, US News, Crime, Economic News, Editorial & Opinion, Education, Health ...
 
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Culture of Greece: The Past is Present
 
In this series, John Franklin, professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Vermont, explores what we know about the music of ancient Greece, as well as what we only THINK we know. In the first episode, Franklin, a true history detective, shows how incomplete fragments of papyrus and stone can provide clues to recreating music that has not been heard in thousands of years. Next, we explore the far-reaching influence that ancient Greece has had on modern music, unraveling the ...
 
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An Evening with Stephen Schwartz
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From his time at Juilliard to his grand success on Broadway, follow the path of Stephen Schwartz, the composer/lyricist of such legendary works as Godspell, Pippin, and his most recent Broadway hit, Wicked (which was at the Kennedy Center in 2005). Excerpted from the PerformancePlus event moderated by Michael Kerker, ASCAP Director of Musical Theater, this series invites you into the world of one of the American theater's most talented artists.
 
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Carol Burnett
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For 11 consecutive seasons, 30 million Americans sat down every week to watch The Carol Burnett Show. In sketch after sketch, the star poked fun at her favorite films, punctured the pretensions of the famous, and drew forgiving humor from the embarrassments and misunderstandings that arise in every family. The most honored comic actress of our times, Carol Burnett was raised by her grandmother in a small studio apartment in Hollywood. A starring role in the Broadway musical Once Upon a Mattr ...
 
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David Petraeus
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Prior to his appointment as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, David Petraeus was a four-star general in the United States Army who capped a brilliant career by leading the campaigns that turned the tide of battle in both Iraq and Afghanistan. In his 37 years in the Army, Petraeus held leadership positions in airborne, mechanized, and air assault infantry units in Europe, the United States, and the Middle East. In 2003, he commanded the 101st Airborne Division in the assault on Bag ...
 
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You’ve probably heard about exoplanets, right? They’re planets that live outside of our solar system. The Kepler spacecraft has identified thousands of these things, and some of those planets it discovered are similar to Earth and reside in a zone around their host starts known as the Goldilocks zone — which means they could contain liquid wate ...…
 
Maureen Mazrimas, incoming President of the Friends of Wollaston Beach talks about their annual meeting scheduled for February 10th from 10:00am to 12:00pm at The Kennedy Center, and the upcoming beach season.
 
FLORIDA’S SPACE COAST roared to life on Tuesday as SpaceX fired off its long-in-development Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center. Tens of thousands of spectators made the pilgrimage from across the country to experience the immense heat and thunderous roar of the rocket’s 5 million pounds of thrust. Upon liftoff, at precisely 3:45 pm E ...…
 
SpaceX have launched a car into space and live streamed it to the world! Sam and Dave discuss the launch and other SpaceX stuff, most of which Dave gets wrong and proves you should do your research before talking. Sam discusses watching the launch live, and they both try and work out what's next for SpaceX and Humanity on Mars. SpaceX successfu ...…
 
The January 5th episode of Music Unframed is featuring “Leaving the Land”, a year 2018 released album by “Sisare” from Finland. In this episode, you will also hear new Music by The Cyberiam, Servants of Science, Long Distance Calling, Kayak, Kilbey Kennedy, Isildurs Bane, Art of Illusion, Weend’o, Yesternight, The Black Noodle Project, Orpheus ...…
 
President Donald Trump traded insults with the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Monday, a day after Democrats and Republicans said Trump was wrong to assert that a GOP-produced classified memo on FBI surveillance powers cleared him in the Russia investigation. Trump’s attack on California Rep. Adam Schiff came before a planned m ...…
 
This week on Middle Theory, we examine Trump’s first State of the Union address and the double-standards within politics and the entertainment industry. This week sees another installment of the upcoming Water Wars that the world is going to eventually face, caused in part by bottling companies and their massive, and oftentimes illegal/unethica ...…
 
The year 2003 began with a brutal object lesson in the difficulties of flying humans into space.Early on the morning of Feb. 1, the space shuttle Columbia appeared to observers at the Los Angeles headquarters of SpaceX as a white streak across the sky. It flew at 23 times the speed of sound, more than 200,000 feet above the earth. The seven peo ...…
 
On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Anoa Changa, lawyer and host of “The Way with Anoa" and Donna Davis, Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter Tampa, to talk about Donald Trump's first State of the Union Address, his exploitation of parent's mourning the loss of their children, using them as ...…
 
Quincy Council on Aging Director Tom Clasby previews some upcoming events at The Kennedy Center.
 
By Greg Palast You're more likely to be hit by lightning than commit voter fraud, but they're using the myth of double voters to eliminate real voters — who are almost always voters of color. However, they can't steal all the votes all the time. It's really important to understand that. When my co-writer for Rolling Stone, Bobby Kennedy, called ...…
 
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Mr. Throwback Thursday
 
Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! Once again (for the 207th time) we are here for you on a Thursday. We tried, and we tried, and we tried again to run Facebook Live this week. As you can see by the title…..third time was the charm. For those of you who were there with us, thanks! For those of you who weren’t…..you missed out! For all of you, ...…
 
Washington National Opera/Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra trombonist Doug Rosenthal joins Andrew & Lance in a conversation ranging from the bass trumpet to dealing with the Valsalva maneuver and his experiences as an openly gay brass player. Currently, in his 6th season with the Washington National Opera/Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestr ...…
 
Actress Linda Reiter received the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Solo Performance in the role of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy in the 2016 Chicago Premiere of ROSE: An Intimate Evening with Mrs. Kennedy. Ms. Reiter, who returns to the Greenhouse Theater Center on January 12th to reprise the role, joined the conversation on January 2nd to talk about ...…
 
Matt goes on location to Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida to report on opening night of KSC’s annual holiday show, “Holidays in Space”. To learn more about the “Holidays in Space” event including premium viewing, please visit: https://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/launches-and-events/events-calendar/2017/december/event-holidays-in-s ...…
 
Matt goes on location to Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida to report on opening night of KSC’s annual holiday show, “Holidays in Space”. To learn more about the “Holidays in Space” event including premium viewing, please visit: https://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/launches-and-events/events-calendar/2017/december/event-holidays-in-s ...…
 
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Let's Talk About Sects: a podcast about cults
 
Ken Dyers passed away 10 years ago this year, but the organisation that he spearheaded with his partner Jan Hamilton lives on. In spite of a few parallels, this Australian organisation, called Kenja, has been listed as a suppressive group by the Church of Scientology. Jan claims that Kenja has faced decades of persecution by those who want to b ...…
 
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Step into the Circle
 
In this podcast, Rebecca Roveto shares a lifelong draw and passion for working where the hard work is needed. Her perspective on culture and education is fascinating, as is her vision of mentoring and supporting our young people to grow into whole, realized individuals through a re-imagined educational system. Rebecca s a licensed Marriage and ...…
 
On Saturday’s broadcast, we feature 15-year-old violinist Isabella Brown of Gurnee, Illinois. Isabella is in her third year at the Music Institute of Chicago’s Academy, a training center for advanced pre-college musicians. She studies violin with Almita and Roland Vamos as the Rachel Barton Pine Scholar and plays on a Dom Nicolo Marchioni detto ...…
 
If there was a way to illuminate your unique challenges in relationship and career, as well as tools to overcome them, wouldn’t you want to know? The Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system that does this! Ben and I get real about our own types and how you can stop sabotaging your life. http://traffic.libsyn.com/manalive/Ben-personali ...…
 
Before LL Cool J was a rap pioneer, or the television star of "NCIS: Los Angeles", he was the son of a Navy Veteran. And recently he became the first Kennedy Center Honoree, for his achievements in Hip Hop. WPGC FM Morning Host, Joe Clair and Phil Briggs talk; Hip Hop, Flintstones and How LL Cool J created art that changed a generation.…
 
The women’s basketball team will host the North Dakota State Bison on Wednesday at the Coors Events Center, fresh off a win in the Rocky Mountain Hoops Classic. Hear from Kennedy Leonard. The men’s basketball team is now 6-0 after Sunday’s win over Air Force. Hear from George King. Saturday the Buffs play at Colorado State with an 11 a.m. tipof ...…
 
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Reed Smith Conversations
 
In this episode, we're interested in how collaboration works across a broad spectrum: from corporations to non-profit organizations to city governments to startups...even to artistic endeavors. This podcast’s wide-ranging conversations reveal the value of collaboration among individuals as well as major institutions. Just why does it work, and ...…
 
Welcome to Live From The Kennedy Center: Mariinsky Ballet Director Yuri Fateev and Dancer Timur Askerov. A few weeks ago we were in Washington, DC to cover a busy weekend of ballet at the Kennedy Center. While we were there, the Mariinsky Ballet was in town performing La Bayadère. We had the pleasure of sitting down with the acting director of ...…
 
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The Libertarian Institute Podcast Feed (Scott Horton and Will Grigg)
 
Harvard professor and author of the “The Israel Lobby And U.S. Foreign Policy,” Stephen Walt joins the show to discuss Charles Koch’s latest initiative to create a multi-million dollar grant for graduate and doctoral students to study U.S. foreign policy at MIT and Harvard. Walt briefly describes how the grant came about and then discusses […] ...…
 
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US Modernist Radio - Architecture You Love
 
Architect Edward Durell Stone like many of his generation fell in love with Modernism. His first independent commission was a 1933 Modernist house for Richard Mandel, which led to many other prominent commissions including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington. Stone is one of the few architects to make the c ...…
 
Tiger Talk recorded 11/12/17 Posted by Tiger Talk on Sunday, November 12, 2017 Hello and welcome to Tiger Talk for the week of November 13th through November 19th 2017 Visit us for show notes and links at tigertalk.us or on Facebook for replays of our live podcasts.http://tigertalk.us/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/TT-11.12.17.mp3 News Tigers Vs St ...…
 
Dhruv Khullar, M.D., M.P.P. is a physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and a researcher at the Weill Cornell Department of Healthcare Policy and Research. He is also a contributor at the New York Times, where he explores the intersection of medicine, health policy, and economics. He recently worked in the ABC News Medical Unit, helping to ...…
 
Do you believe you should have the ability to shop for your healthcare like you shop for groceries? Do you know what healthcare plan is best for you and your family? Deb Gordon, a senior fellow at Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, shares her research on how consumer-based healthcare and the impac ...…
 
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