Yesterday’s July 4 celebrations at the White House, where Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monáe performed on the South Lawn, doubled as a birthday celebration. After thanking America’s service men and women, the president turned attention to his oldest daughter, Malia Obama, who turned 18 yesterday. Show More Summary
Indoor events at the White House will go forward.
In an annual tradition, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will spend July Fourth honoring military veterans and their families by hosting a celebration on the White House's South Lawn, featuring a barbecue, concert...Show More Summary
Kendrick Lamar makes his way back to the White House for a Fourth of July concert on the South Lawn honoring military heroes. “White House staff and their families from throughout the administration will also attend this event for the fireworks viewing,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest stated. “There will also be a performance […]
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos visited the White House on Monday, and President Obama gave the retired quarterback a warm farewell while honoring the Super Bowl 50 champions during a ceremony on the South Lawn. Stepping to the lectern, Obama barked out the play signals in patented Manning fashion, “Omaha! Omaha! 44 is Mike! […]
Stevie Wonder and many others showed up for a concert memorializing the musical icon Thousands of fans showed up on the south lawn of Los Angeles City Hall last night for a Prince memorial concert. The free event was announced last week, with rumors of a star-studded guest list. Show More Summary
The fifth International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert took place on the White House’s South Lawn on Friday, featuring performances from giants Herbie Hancock and Aretha Franklin alongside an all-star band made up of musicians from around the world. President Obama gave a speech welcoming the UNESCO concert back to the US.
Yesterday was International Jazz Day, and last night, ABC broadcast an edited version of the All-Star Global Concert that took place on the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. Just after Prince’s death, Aretha Franklin went on MSNBC to speak about him (and speculate that he might’ve died from Zika virus), and at […]
Los Angeles is paying tribute to the late music icon Prince with a public memorial at City Hall next week, officials said Wednesday. The memorial is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on May 6 and will be on the south lawn of City Hall, said local activist Najee Ali, who is organizing the event. A spokeswoman...
First lady hopes successors will continue her garden WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says she hopes future presidents will continue the project she calls "my baby," her vegetable garden on the White House South Lawn. "Because our thought...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is hoping future presidents will continue the project she calls "my baby," the vegetable garden on the White House South Lawn. She presided over the final planting on Tuesday and says the garden has exceeded expectations. Mrs. Show More Summary
Barack and Michelle Obama keep their hands over their hearts as Idina Menzel sings the National Anthem during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on Sunday (March 28) in Washington, DC. The 54-year-old President of the United States led the festivities and even refereed the Easter [...]
Calling the moment bittersweet, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of children to the South Lawn of the White House Monday morning for the annual Easter Egg Roll. The egg rolling began in 1878. Now the event includes storytelling, musical performances and tips...
It’s Barack Obama’s last Easter as President. Children and their families will descend on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday morning for the 138th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll. The White House says more than 35,000 people will attend for games, stories, the long-running egg roll, a fun run, cooking…
Today, President Obama and the First Lady welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to the White House. Watch the official arrival ceremony on the South Lawn, and check out the photos: President...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama's affection for the White House South Lawn has grown just like the sweet potatoes and carrots she plants there. Continue reading ? The post White House South Lawn becomes first lady’s grassy stage appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
When Barack Obama walks across the White House's South Lawn to Marine One, we should take notes. Because whether he's wearing a suit, v-neck sweater or polo shirt and golfing shoes, he'll show you what you need to know about classic style. Show More Summary
Even if unconsciously, the homeless people who loll on the south lawn of Los Angeles City Hall are making a sacrifice to conserve water during the drought. The small gurgling Frank Putnam Flint fountain that for decades has serenaded midday sleepers has been silenced. It's one of about a dozen...
The 14-year-old received a personal invitation from the president to attend the event on the White House's South Lawn.
President Barack Obama got a guided tour of the moon on Monday, peering at its craters through a large reflective telescope set up on the South Lawn of the White House to promote science and technology careers at “Astronomy Night.” Obama was joined by budding young scientists who...