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  • Arts of War on the Web » Sculptor Ken Hruby’s Latest: ‘Banded Brothers’
    in Conway Arkansas will dedicate a new war memorial plaza outside the college s Young Wise football stadium The memorial plaza includes a new a pair of bronzes Banded Brothers by Hruby The two bronzes triangulate the refurbished statue of a World War I doughboy Hendrix College English Professor Alex Vernon told us You can see the doughboy as you look through the helmet silhouettes The whole space is limited by landscape berms that subtly recall bunkers The plaza recognizes the sacrifices of Hendrix College alums who served in the U S military and died in service to the nation A new plaque reads Ken Hruby s website is www kenhruby com Comments Off on Sculptor Ken Hruby s Latest Banded Brothers Posted on October 23rd 2013 in Memorials Sculpture Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam

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  • Arts of War on the Web » ‘Reflections’ Mural in Ohio
    thanks to veterans and this one is a tribute to the Vietnam era Sekletar who is working on the mural with Ryan Shannon said His father is a veteran and has helped raise the funds for the work For more info go to amherstveteransmural com Comments Off on Reflections Mural in Ohio Posted on July 19th 2013 in Art Memorials Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/memorials/reflections-mural-in-ohio/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Memorials
    transport plane crash in Vietnam also in 1964 Army Capt Rabbi Morton Harold Singer who died in a plane crash in 1968 and Air Force Capt Rabbi David Sobel who was killed in an automobile accident in Thailand in 1974 Those who participated in the ceremonies included Rep Jeff Miller R Fla who chairs the House Veterans Affairs Committee Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz D Fla below and the West Point Jewish Choir Also on hand a contingent from Vietnam Veterans of America including National President John Rowan Posted on October 25th 2011 in Memorials The Wall Wants Photos The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund the organization that supports the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D C The Wall is working on a project to gather photographs of all of the 58 272 men and women whose names are inscribed on the Memorial So far VVMF has collected about 23 000 photos They will be displayed in the Education Center at The Wall which is under construction and also will appear on line on VVMF s Virtual Memorial Wall page VVMF in conjunction with The History Channel will host what they are calling Call for Photos events in New York City Philadelphia Atlanta and Chicago this month and in November to try to add to the collection If you have a photo of someone who perished in Vietnam you are invited to bring it to the venues to scan You may also submit the photo online For info on the latter go to www vvmf org pafwan Here are the details on the events New York City Tuesday October 11 from noon to 6 30 p m at the Times Square Military Island on Broadway between 43rd and 44th Streets Philadelphia Thursday October 13 1 00 to 5 00 p m at Independence National Historical Park adjacent to the Visitor Center on N 6th Street and Market St Atlanta Tuesday October 25 11 00 a m to 6 00 p m at Centennial Olympic Park 265 Park Ave West Chicago Thursday November 3 10 00 a m to 2 00 p m at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on The Riverwalk between W Wacker Drive N State Street Posted on October 11th 2011 in Memorials Jack Wheeler 1944 2010 John P Jack Wheeler III a Vietnam veteran who was one of the three founders of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund was found dead on New Year s Eve in Wilmington Delaware According to the Wilmington News Journal Wheeler s death at age 66 is being considered a homicide Wheeler a 1966 West Point graduate who also had an MBA from Harvard and a juris doctorate from Yale University Law School was the first chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund s board of directors He and co VVFM founders Jan Scruggs and Bob Doubek were responsible for the Fund s successful multi million dollar campaign that resulted in the construction of The Wall Jack Wheeler served as a staff officer in Vietnam and

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  • Arts of War on the Web » More ‘Hair’
    friendly hands and urgent invocations to feel the love and agitate for peace Christopher Isherwood wrote in the July 13 New York Times There is also of course the culminating dance party onstage allowing everyone including audience members to join in the ecstatic finale of Diane Paulus s production of this beloved portrait of youth culture in the late 1960s Comments Off on More Hair Posted on July 19th 2011 in Musicals Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/musicals/more-hair/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Nixon in China (the Opera)
    the three hour and forty minute opera to some 600 movie theaters across the country on Saturday February 12 A PBS broadcast is slated for later this year The Vietnam War is only touched on in Nixon in China At one point Nixon performed at the Met by James Maddalena muses on the long strange trip that resulted in him dining with Chairman Mao For that to take place Nixon says he had to vault over the bodies of our lost from the Vietnam War Comments Off on Nixon in China the Opera Posted on February 8th 2011 in Music Musicals Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/music/nixon-in-china-the-opera/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Glory Denied: The Opera
    a contemporary opera based on the tale The Chelsea Opera in New York City put on several performances of Cipullo s Glory Denied in November The Boston Metro Opera will present a fully staged production with piano accompaniment in Jamaica Plain Mass on February 25 and 26 UrbanArias will offer six performances in Arlington Virginia beginning April 1 New York Times critic Allan Kozinn called the Chelsea Opera Veterans Day performance produced by Lynne Hayden Findlay a spare affecting production Instead of presenting the Thompsons wrenching history as a straight narrative Kozinn said Mr Cipullo tells it as a dialogue between past and present with actions and their implications shown almost simultaneously Although the musical has only two characters Cipullo has four singers play the two roles as the younger and older Thompsons Comments Off on Glory Denied The Opera Posted on November 19th 2010 in Musicals Plays Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries

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  • Arts of War on the Web » The Fantasticks in 1969 — in Vietnam
    Rick Holen Joe Mauro John Nutt and Bob Sevra The GIs seemed to be transported to another plane of existence during the performances Holen says The play lasted only about an hour and a half but for that short period of time we felt that we could put at least a temporary stop to the death and devastation the boredom and total terror of war The audiences would sometimes give us a standing ovation for five minutes That is the magic of theater Comments Off on The Fantasticks in 1969 in Vietnam Posted on May 12th 2009 in Magazines Musicals Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/musicals/the-fantasticks-in-1969-in-vietnam/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Hair Again on Broadway
    choreographer Karole Armitage are getting raves for putting together an exceptionally energetic ajd talented cast including Gavin Creel as Claude the draftee The Al Hirschfeld Theatre is located at 302 W 45th St Tickets go for from 37 122 For more info go to the show s website Comments Off on Hair Again on Broadway Posted on April 3rd 2009 in Musicals Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/musicals/hair-again-on-broadway/ (2016-02-15)
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