Best kennedy center podcasts we could find (Updated August 2017)
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BYU Kennedy Center Lectures
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The BYU Kennedy Center for International Studies regularly hosts scholars and international representatives who deliver speeches and presentations on the topics of their specialties.
 
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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
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kvalificerat Hemligt poddradio
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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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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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Listen Up! Music Is a Language
 
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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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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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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Blood, Guts and Gore
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Create amusing, amazing stage makeup and bloody special effects.
 
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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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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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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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The Think Outside the Beltway podcast
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Half Hour Call with Chris King
 
Today's guest is Jared Grimes. Jared is a true triple threat. He has shared the stage with legends such as Wynton Marsalis, Gregory Hines, Mariah Carey, and also performed for Barack Obama and Ted Kennedy at the Kennedy Center. We talk about his time with Gregory Hines, and how Jared developed his endurance and amazing work ethic from tapping i ...…
 
Steve has delighted audiences throughout the country, including at prestigious venues like Symphony Space in New York City, Wolftrap in Vienna VA, the Kennedy Center and the White House in Washington, D.C., and Fenway Park in Boston. Anyone who’s attended a SteveSongs concert appreciates Steve’s ability to connect with his audience – from the e ...…
 
Can you imagine leading a team of dozens of people, working together harmoniously, all at one time as a seamless body? Ulysses James, maestro of the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association, does just that. In this bonus episode of the Born Leader podcast, we talk about some amazing opportunities he’s had to conduct orchestras in fantas ...…
 
I open some nice packages from friends of the show. This is day 12 of the Dog Days of Podcasting, where a bunch of podcast nerds attempt to do a show a day for the month of August. Find out more at www.dogdaysofpodcasting.com Music by iDunno Donate to the show – Rock and Roll Geek Friends And Family Membership DONATE ON PATREON! GET THE ROCK an ...…
 
Quincy Elder Services Director Tom Clasby explains that the Annual John D. Noonan Senior Conference is being replaced with a new event called the John D.Noonan Senior Forum, on September 22nd at The Kennedy Center.
 
Launch Alert – Space X will be launching a Falcon 9 Full Thrust from LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center Sunday, August 13th 12:56 PM. Up close viewing for this launch in included in the day admission to Kennedy Space Center and available on first come, first server basis. For more information and to purchase admission tickets to Kennedy Space Cente ...…
 
Launch Alert – Space X will be launching a Falcon 9 Full Thrust from LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center Sunday, August 13th 12:56 PM. Up close viewing for this launch in included in the day admission to Kennedy Space Center and available on first come, first server basis. For more information and to purchase admission tickets to Kennedy Space Cente ...…
 
Kennedy returns and he's packing some marriage preparation tips for you (just in case you're planning on getting married) as Lavinia guides the conversation. They also tackle the sensitive topic of family tension. Click here to Listen! Website: LaviniaJohnson.com Facebook: facebook.com/NMApodcast Twitter: Twitter.com/NMApodcast…
 
Maz Jobrani was born in Iran, and relocated to Tiburon in the San Francisco Bay area after his family was forced to flee during the revolution. He went on to receive a B.A. degree from UC Berkeley, and chose to further his education by enrolling in UCLA's PH.D. program, when he decided to change course to pursue his calling in "showbiz."Jobrani ...…
 
Tonight on Pretty Late we welcome our Tech Expert, the great Steve Van Dinter, who shows Patti and the crew the latest in gadgets and tech! To catch up with Steve and get insight into the best tech products follow him at his twitter page HERE. Then, straight from The Price is Right in Los Angeles we get a recap with AV Club’s John Teti who will ...…
 
Maz Jobrani was born in Iran, and relocated to Tiburon in the San Francisco Bay area after his family was forced to flee during the revolution. He went on to receive a B.A. degree from UC Berkeley, and chose to further his education by enrolling in UCLA's PH.D. program, when he decided to change course to pursue his calling in "showbiz."Jobrani ...…
 
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Committed to Launch
 
You’re listening to episode 7 of the Unity module. Here, I cover what’s been going on in the month of July. There’s a lot to go through, so let’s not dilly dally. It’s been a pretty interesting month, a lot has happened, but I cannot let this month pass without marking the single greatest accomplishment that occurred almost five decades ago. 48 ...…
 
Quincy Elder Services Director Tom Clasby has a warning about a telephone scam involving people claiming to be from The Kennedy Center.
 
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Shut Up Mary's show
 
Mary, Ginger and Marci talk about their weekend, Chelsea Handler, North Korea, Joe Kennedy III, LGBT center was set on fire, and so much more!
 
Episode 25 of Three Men in a Podcast is our Three Men’s Guide to… Punk! special. Our second Guide to… extra long show features our individual Top 7 songs (punk tunes are short) from the genre and a wide spectrum of all things punk! If you want to find your new favourite band or are new to the genre, we’ve got you covered. Never mind the bollock ...…
 
On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer. The Learning Center is a licensed preschool and daycare that is operated by Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc (Trinity Lutheran). Though it incorporates religious instruction into its curriculum, the school is open to all children. The Missouri Depa ...…
 
The U.S. space program is both beloved and neglected. It brings us breathtaking pictures from distant worlds and drives the human species to push itself farther out into the cosmos. But at the same time, it is subject to terrestrial political concerns, and without the urgency of a Cold War-era “moonshot” to galvanize the public’s enthusiasm, U. ...…
 
The U.S. space program is both beloved and neglected. It brings us breathtaking pictures from distant worlds and drives the human species to push itself farther out into the cosmos. But at the same time, it is subject to terrestrial political concerns, and without the urgency of a Cold War-era “moonshot” to galvanize the public’s enthusiasm, U. ...…
 
The past six Presidents of the United States, Barak Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Cinton, George HW Bush, Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter, have had one thing in common: each enjoyed exercise. The past number of White House residents were each shown participating in favorite fitness-based pastimes from jogging to basketball to weightlifting to moun ...…
 
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Impactful Careers in Finance: Career Coaching for Wall Street Millennials
 
Join us to hear how Pitichoke leveraged his graduate school degree to help Neighborly save city governments billions of dollars in infrastructure investments through a crowdfunding model which democratizes municipal bond access to allow local community participation in bond issuances. Pitichoke serves as the Director of Business Development at ...…
 
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Dr. D. James Kennedy on SermonAudio.com
 
A new MP3 sermon from Truths That Transform is now available on SermonAudio.com with the following details: Title: Profit$ of Hate: The Southern Poverty Law Center Special Subtitle: Southern Poverty Law Center Speaker: Dr. D. James Kennedy Broadcaster: Truths That Transform Event: TV Broadcast Date: 7/16/2017 Length: 30 min. (64kbps)…
 
On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Microsoft Corp. v. Baker. Plaintiffs brought a class action lawsuit against Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) alleging that, during gameplay on the Xbox 360 video game console, discs would come loose and get scratched by the internal components of the console, sustaining damage that then rendered them ...…
 
Learn about the Library’s historic Bible collection from Dr. Donald Brake, an authority and author on rare Bibles, and Pam Winstead, the Library’s Curator. They’ll discuss what this impressive collection offers the Bible scholar and enthusiast, as well as the collector. Listeners will gain a deeper appreciation for how these volumes came to be ...…
 
On this episode I play a bunch of new music that I have discovered in the last 2 weeks. I also talk about a new kayak, the new Styx album, Disco Demolition and more. Music by The Cruel Intentions Jesper Binzer Electric Guitars Michael Monroe 42 Decibel Silverjet The Erotics Donate to the show – Rock and Roll Geek Friends And Family Membership D ...…
 
Welcome to episode 16 in Season 2 of Real Democracy Now! a podcast. In this episode, I talk to a few of my previous guests about the relationship between representative democracy and capitalism. Some common themes emerge, specifically around the power of capital challenging the power of democratically elected governments and the problem of grow ...…
 
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Shadow Citizen Online
 
RANDOLPH BENSON (Director, Producer, Editor) THE SEARCHERS a documentary about the people who have devoted their lives to researching the death of President John F. Kennedy. Randolph Benson’s work has garnered numerous awards, most notably an Academy Award for Best Student Documentary at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Academy ...…
 
On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence visited NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the current administration's plans for Space Exploration, where he was caught placing his hand on space equipment, deliberately ignoring a sign that read "Critical Space Hardware: Do Not Touch." Soon after, the VP tweeted an apology, and now, NASA h ...…
 
On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence visited NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the current administration's plans for Space Exploration, where he was caught placing his hand on space equipment, deliberately ignoring a sign that read "Critical Space Hardware: Do Not Touch." Soon after, the VP tweeted an apology, and now, NASA h ...…
 
07-06-2017 - Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the Kennedy Space Center - audio EnglishBy crisjoelr89@gmail.com (chiki&bella).
 
Allison Winters, MA, MS, BC-DMT, LCAT, E-RYT treats veterans and active service members through mind-body centered approaches. Listen to find out why dance/movement therapy and body-based practices are effective approaches to helping these individuals regain control over their emotions and feel empowered in their lives once again. Allison is a ...…
 
The US National Space Council, disbanded for nearly a quarter of a century, was reformed last week. The council will oversee space policy across NASA, intelligence organizations and the military. And it’s headed up by vice president Mike Pence, who stopped by the Kennedy Space Center for a tour Thursday. Where is this administration going when ...…
 
The US National Space Council, disbanded for nearly a quarter of a century, was reformed last week. The council will oversee space policy across NASA, intelligence organizations and the military. And it’s headed up by vice president Mike Pence, who stopped by the Kennedy Space Center for a tour Thursday. Where is this administration going when ...…
 
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