Monthly Archives: August 2017

Kentucky College Students to Assist in NASA-Sponsored Eclipse Live-Stream Project

Father’s Pride: My son John Paul Beard is mentioned in this news story for his role as the Logistics Coordinator on the Balloon Sat Team consisting of students and faculty from the Kentucky Space Grant Consortium at Bluegrass Community and Technical … Continue reading

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County prepares for solar eclipse

  Father’s Pride: My son John Paul Beard is mentioned in this news story for his role as the Logistics Coordinator on the Balloon Sat Team consisting of students and faculty from the Kentucky Space Grant Consortium at Bluegrass Community and … Continue reading

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Forebears: Wanda Jackson, The Queen Of Rockabilly

By Maria Sherman, NPR When Wanda Jackson was six years old her father asked her, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” She shouted back: “A girl singer.” A barber by trade and country performer by night, … Continue reading

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Jason Isbell on post-Christian America

Rolling Stone: What has surprised you most about Trump? Jason Isbell: The Trump presidency has convinced me that we are living in a post-Christian America. I could see how a lot of conservative right-wing Christian Americans would vote for someone … Continue reading

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‘Shout Sister Shout!’: Theater Review

Hollywood Reporter: Gospel and rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Rosetta Tharpe gets her due in a lively new musical from the creator of ‘A Night With Janis Joplin.’ In 2008, the State of Pennsylvania declared Jan. 11 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Day … Continue reading

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Getting Andy Warhol’s religion

Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni was the last employee that Andy Warhol ever hired. She worked at the Warhol Studio and has written After Andy, a notable memoir capturing Warhol’s final days. “After Andy demonstrates her storytelling chops as the book masterfully winds … Continue reading

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