Kylie Hubbard Knoxville News Sentinel Published 3:16 p.m. UTC Jun 19, 2018 The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) will join three other American orchestras for the third SHIFT Festival of American Orchestras during its 2019-2020 season. Sponsored by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington Performing Arts, the festival began in 2017 and offers education, engagement and community events in and around Washington, D.C. The 2020 festival will begin on March 23 and last until March 29. More: KSO brings Leslie Odom Jr., girl power to 2018-19 Pops series "Its dual emphasis on artistry and trans-formative community engagement aligns so well with our mission at the Knoxville Symphony, and when we learned of a call for applications from the League of American Orchestras, we were eager to be considered," KSO music director Aram Demirjian said. Only four American orchestras were selected from a pool of applicants to perform at the festival. … [Read more...] about Knoxville Symphony joins 2020 SHIFT Festival in Washington D.C.
Nick Anderson, The Washington Post Published 3:44 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 Photo: Photo By Mary F. Calvert For The Washington Post. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Sidwell Friends School is one of several private schools in the Washington area scrapping Advanced Placement courses. Sidwell Friends School is one of several private schools in the Washington area scrapping Advanced Placement courses. Photo: Photo By Mary F. Calvert For The Washington Post. Several private schools in the D.C. area are scrapping Advanced Placement classes 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Seven prominent private schools in the Washington area plan to eliminate Advanced Placement classes over the next four years, asserting in an unusual joint statement Monday that the program has "diminished utility," is not necessary for college-bound … [Read more...] about Several private schools in the D.C. area are scrapping Advanced Placement classes
Delaware News Journal Published 10:17 p.m. UTC Jun 18, 2018 The University of Delaware has high hopes of being in contention for the Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball title two years from now, in the 2019-2020 season. If that’s the case, Delaware fans won’t have to travel far to see the Blue Hens pursue such a prize. The CAA announced Monday that its men’s basketball tournament will be held at the new Entertainment & Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., in 2020, 2021 and 2022. “I would use the baseball term; I think it’s a grand-slam decision by our conference from a geographical standpoint to put our conference tournament in the middle,” Delaware coach Martin Ingelsby said Monday. “But selfishly for us, I couldn’t be more excited about the location.” The conference’s three-year agreement to play its men’s basketball championship at the far-off North Charleston (S.C.) Coliseum ends after the 2019 … [Read more...] about CAA men’s basketball tournament moving to Washington, D.C. in 2020
Drexel’s conference, the Colonial Athletic Association, has signed a three-year agreement to play its men’s basketball tournament in Washington, D.C., beginning in 2020. The 2019 tournament will be played at the North Charleston (S.C.) Coliseum, the third and final year of the current deal. Then the tournament will move to Washington, to be played at the new Entertainment & Sports Arena. The 4,200-seat ESA is the home of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and the NBA G League’s Capital City Go-Go as well as the training facility for the Washington Wizards. According to the CAA, six of the league’s 10 member schools are located within 250 miles of Washington, and nearly 400,000 alumni from CAA institutions reside within 100 miles of the city. Drexel, which went 13-20 and 6-12 in the CAA, beat James Madison, 70-62 in the first round of last season’s CAA tournament before losing to the College of Charleston, 66-59, in the second round. … [Read more...] about CAA basketball tourney heading to D.C. in 2020
The new book "Hairy Tales" Susan Erickson Koala looking for trichologist 57 trichologists from 24 countries write about their amazing lives. NASA-inspired course now taught in 40 countries. Beware koalas. There are some amazing tales, particularly from those living in African countries, who have had to struggle to get the money to study. Nobody just becomes a trichologist.”— Susan EricksonWASHINGTON , D.C., USA, June 18, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The first book to ever be published about the lives of trichologists (hair loss and scalp specialists) will be launched at the World Trichology Conference being held in Washington D.C. on June 25th and 26th. Fifty seven trichologists from 24 countries have contributed to the book, of which 23 will be at the conference. Sue Erickson, who helped edit the book, said “There are some amazing tales, particularly from those living in African countries, who have had to struggle to get the money to study. Nobody just becomes a … [Read more...] about ‘HAIRY TALES’ TO BE LAUNCHED AT WORLD HAIR CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON D.C.