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2014-07-23 16:24:28

Kandinsky: A Retrospective September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Kandinsky: A Retrospective, an exhibition celebrating a lifetime of work by Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) in the Center's Ingram Gallery from September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015. Chronicling four decades of artistic evolution--from early figurative works to exuberant experiments in abstraction and color--this exhibition...

2014-07-15 16:28:09

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., founder of Hope Through Healing Hands, and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today, led a community conversation on "The Mother & Child Project: Simple Steps to Saving Lives in the Developing World," on the campus of Belmont University. This was the first public event held by the Faith-Based Coalition for Healthy Mothers and Children Worldwide, a...

2014-07-10 12:26:06

Upper-Level Galleries Feature 19th-Century Paintings and Sculptures from the New-York Historical Society; Wiener Werkstatte (Vienna Workshop) Postcards and Decorative Arts; and Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2015 lineup of exhibitions will bring treasures from around the world spanning the eighth century to the present to Nashville. The Ingram Gallery will undergo multiple...

2014-04-07 16:23:59

Watch Me Move: The Animation Show June 6-September 1, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer the Frist Center for the Visual Arts comes alive with the installation of Watch Me Move: The Animation Show, the most extensive exhibition ever mounted to present a wide range of animated imagery produced in the last 120 years. Organized by the Barbican Centre, London, the exhibition juxtaposes works by pioneers and independent film-makers including...

2014-04-07 12:34:36

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the next two decades, an aging population, fewer family caregivers, increasingly limited personal financial resources, and growing strains on federal, state, and family budgets will create an unsustainable demand for long-term care. Over the past 20 years, policymakers have debated different solutions, but have failed to reach consensus on a sustainable means of financing and delivering long-term services and supports. Failure to find...

2014-03-24 12:29:53

IOWA CITY, Iowa, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDx, LLC, a company dedicated to improving healthcare productivity by bringing automated diagnostic solutions to market, today announced that Senator William H. Frist, MD has joined its Board of Directors. "Senator Frist is one of the most influential leaders in healthcare today, with a long of history of advocating for improved clinical care and access around the world," said Gary Seamans, Chairman and CEO of IDx. "We are honored to...

2014-01-20 08:22:01

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington Examiner brings fresh insight to the health care debate in its January 20(th) issue. With special contributions from Avik Roy, John C. Goodman, and former U.S. Senator Bill Frist, the highly respected authors provide original thinking as follows: -- "A Conservative Case for Universal Coverage" by Avik Roy, Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow and a former health policy advisor to Mitt Romney, unexpectedly lobbies for...

2014-01-07 12:25:50

Goya: The Disasters of War and Steve Mumford's War Journals, 2003-2013 Open February 28, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through the pairing of the exhibitions Goya: The Disasters of War, and Steve Mumford's War Journals, 2003-2013, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts offers two powerful artistic portrayals of conflict and life in a combat zone. In The Disasters of War, the eminent Spanish painter and printmaker Goya graphically depicts the ravages of...

2013-12-02 10:18:48

Science Translational Medicine Editorial Urges Researchers to Support the ACA An editorial by Harry P. Selker, MD, MSPH, William H. Frist, MD, and Stuart Altman, PhD, published in the November 27 issue of Science Translational Medicine says the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an example of the role of experimentation in improving health at the public policy level. The authors point out that while the ACA is an experiment, it is not radical. It builds on learning from...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.