“In the News,” Ensign, Apr. 2011, 77–78
In the News
Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Tour East Coast
This year the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will tour a section of North America’s east coast, opening the tour on June 20 in Norfolk, Virginia.
On Wednesday, June 22, the choir will perform in Vienna, Virginia.
They will perform in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, June 23.
On Saturday, June 25, the choir will hold matinee and evening concerts in Chautauqua, New York.
On Monday, June 27, the choir will hold matinee and evening performances in Toronto, Canada.
Tickets for all concerts are on sale. More information can be found online at mormontabernaclechoir.com and on the choir’s Facebook page.
Mormon Channel, Your Channel
In May 2009, the Church launched Mormon Channel, a 24-hour-a-day, 7-days-a-week radio program found at radio.lds.org. Since then, this official Church media channel has grown to include Mormon Messages on YouTube and a podcast site on iTunes, all accessible from mormonchannel.org.
Thousands Find Synergy at RootsTech Conference
Some 3,000 genealogy and technology enthusiasts from around the world—with thousands more participating online—participated in the first annual RootsTech Family History Conference, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
The three-day conference, hosted by FamilySearch—a service provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—was designed to bring together those who are involved with family history work and those who create the technology they use.
Conference participants chose from more than 40 classes on various genealogical and technological interests. Vendors featured the latest products, tools, and services.