ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2012 Alabama Shakes, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Patty Griffin, Bonnie Raitt and Richard Thompson perform. Jim Lauderdale hosts. click here for more info
Friday, November 16 — 8 pm Arts & the Mind Alzheimer’s researchers call it a powerful tool to ward off dementia. At-risk teens use it to find meaning in the world around them—and in themselves. It offers healing to both chronically ill toddlers and veterans battling PTSD. What is this magical elixir? Art. Arts & [...]
Tuesday, October 30 — 7:00pm Ellen DeGeneres is honored with the 15th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Among those paying tribute: Kristin Chenoweth; Steve Harvey; Sean Hayes; Jimmy Kimmel; John Krasinski; Jason Mraz; and Lily Tomlin. From the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, October 31 — 9 pm Can I Eat That? The neuroscience of taste, which involves all of the senses and memory, is examined. Included: why some foods, like chocolate-chip cookies, are deemed delectable while others, such as cookies made with worms, are not; how the taste buds can be fooled.