April 21, 2015

Monday Afternoon Thread: Movie Musicals Week


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Wednesday Open Thread: Funny Ladies


Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan.  She worked in a funeral parlor and as a bricklayer while taking small parts on Broadway. She moved to California and worked with improv groups, including Spontaneous … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: West Wing Week

This week, the President spent time in sunny San Francisco and subzero Chicago, spoke at two different summits on two different coasts, and named three new national monuments. … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Black Dance Companies


The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is a modern dance company based in New York, New York. It was founded in 1958 by choreographer and dancer Alvin Ailey. The dance theater is made up of 30 dancers, led by artistic director Robert Battle and … [Read more...]

Friday Afternoon Thread: Shalamar Week


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Saturday Open Thread: Weekly Address, Happy Holidays from the President and First Lady

In this week’s address, the President and First Lady wished Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, and thanked our brave troops for their service. … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Christmas Around the World


South of the Equator, Christmas is in the middle of summer. In Brazil, though it is blazing hot, Santa Claus, named Papa Noel, arrives in his red suit and black boots to spread joy among children. Brazil as a whole celebrates Christmas with verve … [Read more...]