Today was the official opening ceremony for Dane County's 7th dog park — the same dog park you've seen pictured on this blog many times. It's not like it's been closed. It's just that today they had some officials making speeches and some TV cameras. Show More Summary
At the opening ceremony of Cannes last night, Julianne Moore looked decadent in a Christian Dior Couture strapless gown. But if you take a close...
Czech president was "drunk" at national ceremony, Caroline Kennedy to serve as juror on crack-cocaine case, and Kentucky man does 57 whip-its in closed grocery store.
Last summer, when Blur were reuniting to record a couple new tracks and play the closing ceremonies of the 2013 Olympics, I wrote here about the great English band’s 10 best songs. I opened that post by trying to answer in earnest a semi-rhetorical question posed on Twitter by Spin‘s Chris Weingarten. Asked Weingarten: Serious [...]
President Obama today named a close friend and big donor to head up the Commerce Department -- and a close economic advisor as U.S. Trade Representative. At a Rose Garden ceremony, Obama hailed what he called "two extraordinary individuals" to...
The Webster University Final Four Championship team finally has a chance to hoist the President's Cup today, April 29, instead of April 7 at the Closing Ceremony. Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
BAFTA honoree Hamish Hamilton has directed some of the world's most highest-profile broadcasting events including the Olympics 2012 opening and closing ceremonies and the 82nd Academy Awards. read more
Signing off from Montañita, Ecuador
Those who feared the competition would vanish into a vortex in its next round in Austin, Texas, can breath a sigh of relief. The big boys (and girls) are coming out to play. Cleveland Orchestra to Perform at Closing Ceremonies for Menuhin Competition Austin 2014 AUSTIN, Texas, 17 April — The Cleveland Orchestra [...]
Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving apologized for skipping a postgame ceremony for fans following Cleveland’s final home game on Monday against Miami. Irving was stripped of the ball by Norris Cole in the closing seconds of the 96-95 loss to the Heat, who rested LeBron James and most of their stars. Irving immediately ran off the [...]
Chris writes in… The Decatur High School Close Up Club arrived in Washington DC this afternoon and spent time at Arlington Cemetery, paying respects at the grave of DHS grad Harry Edwards, seeing a wreath ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and visiting the gravesite of John F. Kennedy. Mt. Chris Curtis, DHS [...]
The Final Four President's Cup saga c o ntinues by Paul Truong Above is the picture of GM Bykhovsky (middle) holding the President's Cup at the 2012 Final Four Closing Ceremony in Herndon, Virginia. This year, one week after Webster University won the College Chess Final Four, the team still has not received the President's Cup. Show More Summary
The signs are written on the wall in dry erase marker. Ambiguity flickers beneath the hot seat of an NBA coach close to being fired, but the warnings usually begin to drip in inevitable fashion. This season, the ceremonies of firing have already commenced, and the process of no-comments and insincerity often plays out like this: 1. Show More Summary
An ornate, glamourous evening in the Panhandle was the concept behind Mallory and Scott’s wedding. One hundred family members and close friends gathered at Bentley’s on the Bay on a terrace for a heartfelt ceremony that united these two Facebook sweethearts in marriage. Show More Summary
Carrie Underwood stole the red carpet at the Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday in Las Vegas but she had close competition from Taylor Swift! The 48th annual ceremony… READ ON
Speaking at the signing ceremony for a partnership agreement with the Russian company PhosAgro, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said UNESCO hopes to work closely with Russian businesses in its projects on environmental protection, scientific research, human health and other areas.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Monday it would shift the 2014 Oscars to March 2 and out of February in a move that avoids a clash with the Winter Olympics closing ceremony. Although BAFTA too is pushing its date...Show More Summary
Boston Properties and Hines Close on Record Land Sale for Transbay Transit Tower Parcel Ceremonial Groundbreaking of the West Coast's Tallest Tower Scheduled BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hines and Boston Properties ( NYS: BXP ) announced...Show More Summary
Despite continued protestations of doom over the sequestration cuts that have paralyzed all of Washington in the grips of terror over the past 25 days, President Obama somehow found it possible to commit the federal government to acquiring five new national monuments today. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama will designate five new national monuments in a closed signing ceremony at the White House Monday. The monuments are: the Río Grande del Norte National Monument in New Mexico; First State National Monument in Delaware; Harriet Tubman...