Arts & Culture

Young Musicians Get Maestro Treatment


For the past four summers, the famed Maestro Lorin Maazel has sponsored the Castleton Music Festival; a month of performances by top-tier musicians from around…read more

Natasha Trethewey Named U.S. Poet Laureate


Each year, the U.S. Library of Congress names a new Poet Laureate – a person who is recognized and distinguished for that year as the…read more

What Does Lady Gaga’s Asia Tour Say About the Global Economy?


Lady Gaga recently kicked off her “Born This Way” tour in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, and will travel to Hong Kong, Taiwan’s Taipei,…read more

Music, Media Program Encourages Youth Expression


A new youth outreach campaign supported by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and musician John Legend encourages young people to express themselves through…read more

Chinese Artist Creates New Terra-Cotta Army


In the 1970s, Chinese farmers discovered hundreds of warrior statues made of terra cotta in an ancient burial chamber that had been around for thousands…read more

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