10 hrs ago
scholar sheds light on Greek immigrant's rags-to-riches story
Spyros Panagiotis Skouras escaped childhood poverty in Greece to become a top Hollywood executive and organizer of a successful World War II foreign aid campaign, making him one of the most noteworthy Greek American immigrants of the 20th century.
20 hrs ago
Cal Poly students' startup Grappple is purchased by Los Altos company
Grappple Inc., a hatchling of Cal Poly’s SLO Hothouse startup incubator, has been purchased by Los Altos-based tech company Whodini Inc.
Let's Celebrate - It's Party Time at KiDiMu
Bainbridge Island, Wash. May 22, 2013 - On Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Kids Discovery Museum , a hands-on, nonprofit children's museum on Bainbridge Island, will host the Third Annual Birthday Bash to mark an anniversary of opening its doors in current location, steps away from the Seattle ferry and SR-305. The celebration will feature free ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Sandy Springs Neighbor
East Point Memorial Day parade to honor Tuskegee Airmen
The airmen of the all-black 99th Fighter Squadron will be honored on a street named after them Monday at 10 a.m. when former boxing promoter Waymon Harley presents the inaugural Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Day Celebration.
Death of a great French composer
The death was announced today of Henri Dutilleux, composer of exquisite orchestral and instrumental works in an unmistakably French idiom.
Getting creative: what to consider before turning your home into an art project
This undated photo provided by courtesy of New Orleans Airlift, shows a detail of Brooklyn street artist, Swoon's "Thalassa" print wheat-pasted on a section of fence in New Orleans.
Tue May 21, 2013
San Mateo Daily Journal
Juanes offers the complete musical package at San Francisco's Warfield
Admittedly, it feels pretty silly to write this, but Juanes is one of the most under-appreciated superstars of the Latino pop music scene.
The Day After: What the 2013 Legislative session means for many Alabamians
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Alabama Legislature ended its 2013 regular session in the usual manner Monday, racing madly against the clock to pass bills that have lingered on lawmakers' assembly line for months.
Mon May 20, 2013
Drum Corps International Season Opening Competition Returns to the Big Screen This June
NCM Fathom Events and DCI Showcases Marching Music's Major League'sa Top Competitive Drum Corps Performances in Select U.S. Movie Theaters on June 24 )--The country's best-of-the-best marching music ensembles will kick off Drum Corps International's summer season with " Drum Corps at the Cinema: 2013 DCI Tour Premiere " in select U.S. cinemas ... (more)
White Lake Beacon
White Lake Guitar Fest June 7-9
Packed full with performances, workshops, giveaways, vendors and jam session, the second annual White Lake Guitar Fest, June 7-9 in Montague promises to provide something for everyone.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Centenary Stage announces its Jammin' in July concert series
Centenary Stage Compan's Jammin' in July Summer Concert Series will keep Hackettstown buzzing with a diverse lineup of fun-for-the-whole-family events kicking off Saturday, July 13, and wrapping up with a crowd pleaser on Saturday, Aug.
Fri May 17, 2013
Mumzworld.com announces year results
Eighteen months on from launch, the Middle East's number 1 mother, baby and child website, Mumzworld.com, announced results of a stellar growth year.
Tue May 14, 2013
Somali terror 'recruiter' gets 14 years, 3 others get 3 years each
In a terrorism investigation spanning years and continents, Omer Abdi Mohamed was the closest the government came to finding the person who recruited young conscripts to fight in Somalia.
Classixx Releases 'Hanging Gardens' Album, Dudes...
Michael David, one half of Los Angeles DJ and production duo Classixx, is enduring one of the great injustices of living in the City of Angels: he is getting a rental car because his own vehicle is being repaired after a hit and run.
New Haven Independent
Gospel Phenom Hits Town
A gospel-music phenom named Deon Kipping came to town and rocked the house for a special Mother's Day worship prayer experience, in celebration of Ascension Sunday , the seventh Sunday after Easter.
All About Jazz
The Funk Transition
Some time back a student of music, Chris, wrote to me an email, asking a very interesting question: "Why is it that some jazz musicians preferred to adopt funk instead of jazz-rock when the transition took place." There were more sub-queries, but this itself is a calls for a thesis, just as he was writing one.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Tuttles with A.J. Lee @ Redwood Bluegrass, May 18
The Last Show of the Season and CD Release Celebration! Our "hometown heroes" return for the annual update of a remarkable musical journey.
Sun May 12, 2013
YWCA to honor five as "Women of Distinction"
Cyndi Colson, Helena DaSilva Hughes, Jean Fox, Ashley Bendiksen and Jan Baptist will be recognized for their efforts to eliminate racism and to empower women.
Christina Pluhar and L'Arpeggiata release Mediterraneo, a collection of pieces that feature the ensemble's strengths in color, plucked instrumentation, and growing interest in world vocal styles.
Farmington Hills Observer
Band, orchestra collaborate for FHS's 125th birthday
Farmington High School band students Elena Alemayehu, Matt Cloonan and Natalie Gaines practice for the upcoming birthday celebration concert.