Allison Keyes http://krvs.org en Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back http://krvs.org/post/well-all-right-starchild-mothership-back <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEfIkuTtzQ4</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:21:00 +0000 Allison Keyes & Allison Keyes 48792 at http://krvs.org Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back How Do You Wring Sound From Sculpture? It Takes A 'Quiet Pride' http://krvs.org/post/how-do-you-wring-sound-sculpture-it-takes-quiet-pride Bassist and composer Rufus Reid has been playing jazz for half a century. He's worked with just about everyone, from saxophonists <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15404324/dexter-gordon" target="_blank">Dexter Gordon</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15401862/stan-getz" target="_blank">Stan Getz</a> to singer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15396973/nancy-wilson" target="_blank">Nancy Wilson</a> and trumpeter <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15368367/dizzy-gillespie" target="_blank">Dizzy Gillespie</a>. Sun, 18 May 2014 09:29:00 +0000 Allison Keyes 47656 at http://krvs.org How Do You Wring Sound From Sculpture? It Takes A 'Quiet Pride' 150 Years On, Arlington National Cemetery Honors Its First Burial http://krvs.org/post/150-years-arlington-national-cemetery-honors-its-first-burial Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>A wreath laying ceremony this morning marked the 150th anniversary of the first military burial at Arlington National Cemetery. Army Private William Christman was a member of the 67th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War. Tue, 13 May 2014 20:05:00 +0000 Allison Keyes 47380 at http://krvs.org Nearly 3 Years After Quake, Washington Monument Reopens http://krvs.org/post/nearly-3-years-after-quake-washington-monument-reopens-doors The Washington Monument reopened to the public Monday for the first time since a <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/09/26/140819486/video-atop-washington-monument-visitors-scrambled-during-quake">2011 earthquake</a> caused significant damage to the obelisk. More than 20,000 stones had to be inspected. Scores turned out for a ceremony under sunny skies.<p>Children sang; the U.S. Army's Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps performed; and red, white and blue stars decorated the stage set up in front of the gleaming monument. Mon, 12 May 2014 20:02:00 +0000 Allison Keyes 47299 at http://krvs.org Nearly 3 Years After Quake, Washington Monument Reopens Under Fire, Maryland Dealer Drops Plans To Sell Smart Gun http://krvs.org/post/under-fire-maryland-dealer-drops-plans-sell-smart-gun Transcript <p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>A gun store in Maryland had been set to become the first in the country to sell something called a smart gun. But after receiving death threats, the owner of that store has changed his mind. The Armatix iP1 is electrically programmed to make it hard for anyone but the gun's owner to fire the weapon. Some gun rights activists worry that if the pistol is popular, lawmakers will require all firearms to adopt this technology. That, they say, will encroach upon second amendment rights. Sun, 04 May 2014 11:38:00 +0000 Allison Keyes 46737 at http://krvs.org