Farmer Jason’s March 4 Concert at the Belcourt Upholds Spring Tradition

Posted by on February 14, 2017 at 10:53 am

Spring means the return of green grass and bright flowers. It also means Farmer Jason is back for another fun-filled kids concert at the Belcourt Theatre! This year’s performance takes place on Saturday, March 4, at 10 a.m.; tickets are $12 ($10 for Belcourt members). Farmer Jason is the ecologically minded alter-ego of Jason Ringenberg […]

Farmer Jason returns to the Belcourt Theatre March 7!

Posted by on February 16, 2015 at 11:10 am

Farmer Jason is back for another great kids concert at the Belcourt Theatre Saturday, March 7! The fun starts at 10 a.m.; tickets are $9. Jason Ringenberg of Jason and the Scorchers fame created his pastoral alter-ego to teach children about farm life and the wonders of nature. The character is based on his own […]

Children’s Book Signing to Go Down in History at NPT

Posted by on November 10, 2014 at 9:02 am

Anyone who has experienced change can understand a little of Savannah Green’s troubles in Gloria Respress-Churchwell’s new children’s book, Robert Churchwell: Writing News, Making History A Savannah Green Story. Uprooted by her father’s death, Savannah sulks about being transplanted to Robert Churchwell Elementary School, an unfamiliar Nashville setting. Savannah’s outlook shifts when she finds out […]

Media Update: Say Good Night to the Giraffes at Zzzoofari Slumber

Posted by on August 20, 2012 at 12:20 pm

Are you familiar with that fun children’s book by Peggy Rathmann, Good Night, Gorilla, in which it’s bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep? Or as the the book asks us, “Or are they?” Here’s your and your family’s chance to get as close to that book being a reality […]

Kimberly Williams-Paisley Hosts NPT Documentary Series on Children`s Health in TN

Posted by on February 8, 2010 at 10:24 am

[youtube=”″] Actress will introduce viewers to the challenges facing children’s health in NPT REPORTS: CHILDREN’S HEALTH CRISIS Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, who first lit up the screen as the radiant young bride in the comedy feature film series Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II, and more recently co-starred in the hit […]

Beth Curley Announces NPT Reports: Children`s Health Crisis

Posted by on January 18, 2010 at 2:31 pm

It’s not a child’s fault if she or he is overweight, or in poor general health as a result of improper nutrition, lack of inoculations or inadequate exercise. The situation has become too dire to lay blame. We must begin the work now to fix it. — NPT president and CEO Beth Curley in The […]

The Top Ten PBS Children`s Shows of All Time (After Sesame Street)

Posted by on November 11, 2009 at 11:27 am

The 40th Anniversary of Sesame Street has NPT Media Update Children’s Programming Correspondent and Sesame Street enthusiast Erin McInnis thinking again. This time, it’s about the plethora of OTHER great PBS children’s shows over the years. She’s compiled her favorites. Let the reminiscing (and debating) begin! By Erin McInnis Sesame Street kicked off its 40th […]


Posted by on January 23, 2008 at 11:44 am
Growing Up Online

Over at Remotely Connected, Anastasia Goodstein, founder of, blogs about last night’s Frontline episode “Growing Up Online.” While she concludes that the program “succeeds at putting real faces on the sensational headlines we read about this generation growing up online,” she also feels there are things missing. “What I felt was missing from the […]


Posted by on January 2, 2008 at 3:38 pm

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Posted by on December 17, 2007 at 10:40 am

Should you feel guilty if your children spend a lot of time in front of the TV? Here’s a book review of Lisa Guernsey‘s Into the Minds of Babes from the Opinion Journal that’s been making the rounds of the office.