Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on archaeology as storytelling, with guests: Dr. William Doelle, President and CEO of Archaeology Southwest; Dr. Deborah Carlson, President of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology; & Dr. Laetitia La Follette, President of the Archaeological Institute of America.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the performing arts, with guests: Terry Dwyer, Executive Director of The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center; Joan Squires, President of Omaha Performing Arts; & Alan Vella, President & CEO of the FOX Theatre in Atlanta.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the future of performing arts, with guests: Lori Dimun, President & CEO of the Harris Theater in Millennium Park; Rachel Fine, Executive Director and CEO of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts; & Elizabeth Sobol, President & CEO of Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a state with the second-most federally recognized Indigenous tribes in the country, California officials and tribal leaders announced an initiative Wednesday to drive up tourism in native communities.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on exploring Latino culture through the performing arts, with guests: Rebecca Read-Medrano Co-Founder & Executive Director of GALA Hispanic Theatre & Rafael Sanchez, Executive Artistic Director of Repertorio Espanol in NYC.
The Rhode Island congregants who worship at the nation’s oldest synagogue won’t be evicted, as a judge ruled in their favor Monday. But the yearslong legal dispute over the historic building appears far from over.
ALONG THE COLUMBIA RIVER (AP) — James Kiona stands on a rocky ledge overlooking Lyle Falls where the water froths and rushes through steep canyon walls just before merging with the Columbia River. His silvery ponytail flutters in the wind, and a string of eagle claws adorns his neck.
HONOLULU (AP) — More than 500 years ago, Hawaiians placed four boulders on a Waikiki beach to honor visitors from the court of Tahiti’s king who had healed the sick. They were “mahu,” which in Hawaiian language and culture refers to someone with dual male and female spirit and a mixture of gender traits.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The advice of a friend to stay near the door of a semi-trailer may have saved Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás from the deadly end that 53 other migrants met when the truck was abandoned last week on the outskirts of San Antonio.
The 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction has gone to Jesmyn Ward, who at 45, is the youngest person to receive the library’s fiction award and is being honored for her lifetime of work examining racism and social injustice.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pride parades kicked off in New York City and around the country Sunday with glittering confetti, cheering crowds, fluttering rainbow flags and newfound fears about losing freedoms won through decades of activism.