It’s hard not to smile and move to the beat when you see Katie McLiver’s first grade classroom dancing to some of their favorite songs. The students at Fox Hill Elementary School in suburban Indianapolis do the “Sid Shuffle” with the sloth of the same name from the film “Ice Age.” And they are nearly bursting, just waiting to move all their limbs as they “countdown from 20″ before the lyrics instruct them to dance and “shake your groove thing.” Continue reading
Though foreign policy has been largely overshadowed by economy talk at the RNC, Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk to Romney adviser Vin Weber, a former Minn. congressman, as well as former Sen. Norm Coleman about how the nominee would approach the crisis in Syria, negotiating with China, plus President Obama’s track record. Continue reading
This year’s Venice Biennale features installations by artists Allora and Calzadilla, who recruited U.S. Olympic athletes to become part of the exhibit. Continue reading
The Indianapolis Museum of Art has turned its attention to a park filled with exhibits — big and small — in an attempt to lure more visitors both inside and outside. Jeffrey Brown has more. Continue reading
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown goes to Indiana to talk to the curators, artists and patrons involved in the transformation at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
In a city that known more for its sports teams than for its art scene, the Indianapolis Museum of Art is making moves to redefine itself as a center for contemporary art with the addition of a new art park.
In a 7-1 ruling, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that when older workers are disproportionately affected by an employment decision, the employer bears the burden of explaining whether there was a reasonable explanation other than age for the action. Continue reading