Latest John Kennedy Stories

2009-06-02 16:16:29

Alvin Preston McGraw, whose journalistic career included 42 years with United Press International bureaus across the United States, has died at the age of 84. McGraw died May 26 at a retirement facility in Denton, Texas, his daughter said. McGraw joined United Press in 1938 in New Orleans and signed his application A.P.

2008-10-10 15:00:20

By Emily Van Cleve For the Journal If modern music seems like a cacophony of sound that makes no sense to the ears, John Kennedy's new lecture series is the perfect antidote.

2008-07-25 00:00:20

BERLIN _ Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama delivered a call Thursday to strengthen international alliances for a new era of global challenges before an enormous, receptive audience gathered in a city once divided by the Cold War and sustained in crisis by the Atlantic Alliance.

2008-07-11 18:00:23

By Emily Van Cleve For the Journal According to Santa Fe New Music director and conductor John Kennedy, instrumental music written during the past several decades reflects the diversity of styles employed by contemporary composers.

2006-01-23 10:00:00

Global music sales fell about 2 percent last year as surging digital music revenues failed to offset continued declines in physical media like CDs, the head of the industry's trade body said.

2005-10-28 20:17:11

By Emmanuel LeGrand LONDON (Billboard) - The Live 8 series of 10 free concerts this past July were not meant to be fund-raisers, but they have generated a surplus of more than $12 million, Billboard has learned. The money will be put toward relief projects in Africa.

2005-09-29 05:08:28

By Kirby Chien BEIJING (Reuters) - China must shut down pirate music factories and jail the perpetrators if it is going to keep its promise to address the $250 billion-a-year problem, according to a top music industry trade group.

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