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Watching Andrew Jackson’s Inauguration

John Quincy Adams was at home, a mile and a half north of the White House, when he ceased to be the President of the United States. It was customary for a departing President to attend the Inauguration of his successor, but it was not...Show More Summary

Dwayne Johnson won't only be in SHAZAM, but BLACK ADAM too!!!

SHAZAM!!! Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here...  I'm seeing some comic dullards that don't know much about BLACK ADAM acting like Geoff Johns radically changed BLACK ADAM - but if you go all the way back in time to 1945...Show More Summary

There Have Been Rockier Transitions Than This One

Larry Sabato: “Truly, has there ever been as dramatic a contrast between outgoing and incoming chief executives as Barack Obama and Donald Trump? Actually, yes: the refined John Quincy Adams and the rough-hewn populist Andrew Jackson despised each other. Jackson [...]

“I hope he will pass muster”

As John Quincy Adams planned his return to Massachusetts from Europe in 1785, with the hope of attending Harvard College, his father John wrote to one of the professors there, Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846). Waterhouse had lived with the Adams family while studying medicine in Holland in the early 1780s. Show More Summary

“The Child whom you used to lead out into the common”

In April 1785, seventeen-year-old John Quincy Adams had finished his first job, as secretary and translator for American minister Francis Dana in the court of Catherine the Great. Young J. Q. Adams returned to France, where his family was living during another diplomatic mission. Show More Summary

"Common Sense" - Addressed To The Inhabitants Of 2017 America

Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, “Without the pen of the author of Common Sense, the sword of Washington would have been raised in vain.” – John Adams Thomas Paine was born in 1737 in Britain. His first thirty seven years of life were pretty much a series of failures and disappointments. Show More Summary

San Francisco Opera 2017-18 Season Announcement and Press Conference

Francesca Zambello, John Adams, Peter Sellars, Matthew Shilvock Photo: Scott Wall, courtesy of San Francisco Opera As I said the other week to various friends, we have known the bulk of the SFO 2017-18 season for some time. David Gockley...Show More Summary

A point upon a map of fog

2 days agoArts : Parterre Box

San Francisco Opera in 2017-2018 presents the Ring cycle, a new John Adams/Peter Sellars collaboration called Girls of the Golden West, plus new productions of Elektra (Christine Goerke, Stephanie Blythe, Adrianne Pieczonka) and Manon...Show More Summary

Rob Schneider, Of All People, Decides To Explain MLK To John Lewis

On Monday, Rob Schneider, that guy in that one Adam Sandler flick, decided to explain the historical significance of Martin Luther King Jr. to civil rights icon John Lewis ? who, coincidentally, can be seen in the below photo marching...Show More Summary

Jacaranda unleashes a tribute to composer John Adams that goes a little bit 'Berserk'

4 days agoArts : Culture Monster

If only all proponents of contemporary classical music could channel P.T. Barnum the way Patrick Scott did on Saturday night at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge. As artistic director of the Jacaranda Music series and curator of "American Berserk," a birthday tribute to John Adams,...

President Obama Narrates "The People’s House," a Virtual Reality Tour of the White House

It rests on the land chosen by a revolutionary. It was designed by an Irish immigrant, it was built by slaves, and it has been home to every president since John and Abigail Adams first came through its doors. It is the White House,Show More Summary

Between Tentpole Commitments, Jeremy Renner Builds His Producing Portfolio With John Lee Hancock’s ‘The Founder’

Celebrated this season for his role as theoretical physicist Ian Donnelly in Denis Villeneuve’s brainy sci-fi film Arrival, alongside friend and frequent collaborator Amy Adams, two-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner this year hopes to bring attention to another, lesser-known role, as a producer on John Lee Hancock’s Ray Kroc biopic The Founder. Show More Summary

Adam Etches and John Ryder set to collide on Eubank undercard

‘I desperately need the win, and so does he,’ says John Ryder The post Adam Etches and John Ryder set to collide on Eubank undercard appeared first on Boxing News.

Exit Memo: Department of Health and Human Services

Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell | January 5, 2017 Introduction In 1798, President John Adams signed the “Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen,” creating a network of hospitals to care for merchant seamen and setting the foundation for what would become the United States Public Health Service Corps. Show More Summary

John Barker Church: “the mere man of business”?

So was the marriage of Angelica Schuyler (shown here) and John Carter/John Barker Church happy? We don’t have a body of correspondence between them as we have for, say, John and Abigail Adams. But their marriage lasted until their deaths,...Show More Summary

The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 93 – Las Vegas: Yair Rodriguez, Adam Hill

Episode No. 93 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast, featuring Yair Rodriguez and a Ronda Rousey discussion and news round-up with Adam Hill, is now available for streaming and download.Filed under: News, UFC

Jets OC Search: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Position

Following the retirement of offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, the New York Jets may turn to a former staff member in John DeFilippo to fill the vacancy. According to ESPN's Adam Caplan, the Jets are expected to request permission to interview the current Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach for their offensive coordinator position. More to follow. Show More Summary

Most successful opera of the 21st century?

Kasper Holten, ex-director of the Royal Opera, tweets that it’s George Benjamin’s Written on Skin. Skin, which I disliked, would not make the cut in my top 10: 1 John Adams, Doctor Atomic (2005) 2 Desyatnikov, The Children of Rosenthal (2005) – newly out on record 3 Daniel Catan, Il Postino (2010) 4 Turnage, Anna […]

Report: Jets interested in John DeFilippo for offensive coordinator

The New York Jets are interested in Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo as a candidate for their open offensive coordinator job per Adam Caplan of The position with the Jets is open following the retirement of offensive coordinator Chan Gailey on Tuesday. The Jets also fired two offensive assistants as well as head…

Gospel According to the Other Mary Cast Change

Joana Carneiro was originally scheduled to conduct the John Adams oratorio The Gospel According to the Other Mary at San Francisco Symphony, but today's press release about the upcoming Adams 70th birthday concerts included the news that Grant Gershon will conduct the work.If you're an Adams fan, you'll want to hear this. Show More Summary

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