Story | Jun 23, 2015 | 2:16 PM
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Story | Jul 5, 2015TED Books, a new publishing partnership between TED and Simon & Schuster, is one of the latest tentacles of the sprawling pop-intellectual brand that already disseminates ideas via Internet videos, tremendously expensive live events and radio programs. Its slogan, printed on the back covers of editions, is this: "TED Books: Small books, big ideas." One of the venture's recent titles, Chip Kidd's "Judge This," lives up to precisely half of that ideal.
Story | Jun 22, 2015 | 11:15 AM
Gunther Schuller, a horn player, educator and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer who was the leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing jazz and classical music, died Sunday at age 89. His son, Ed Schuller, said his father died Sunday morning...
Story | Jun 11, 2015 | 7:14 AM
Story | Jun 9, 2015 | 1:59 PM
The Supreme Court of Virginia has tapped the brakes on Sweet Briar College's planned closure, concluding that the debate on the demise of the 114-year-old women's college is far from over. The decision Tuesday to return the case challenging the college's...