| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:40 AM
It was inevitable that the late Richard T. Whitcomb join the Wright Brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Neil Armstrong and other luminaries in the National Aviation Hall of Fame.
Working at NASA Langley Research Center in the 1950s, Whitcomb redesigned the...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Blame it on Lawrence Welk.
If you're unfamiliar with that name, members of the American Accordionists' Association will give you an extra-warm welcome to their festival in Baltimore this week.
Accordionists in this country have long struggled with the...
| Nov 21, 2011
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech is among 25 recordings selected for the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." and the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." also are among the new Grammy Hall of Fame...
| Dec 11, 2011
Mark Swed reviews the Boston Symphony's Walt Disney Concert Hall debut, with French conductor Ludovic Morlot also making his Los Angeles debut....
| Feb 22, 2009
Carl St.Clair can clearly recall being in the third grade in his hometown of Yoakum, Texas, and being "marched down to the Grand Theater where we all got to see 'Ben-Hur.' I was totally captivated," he says. "The score was overwhelming to me."
| Jul 6, 2011
| 6:21 AM
NASA’s space shuttle program gave the United States unmatched access to space, fostered a new era of international cooperation and led to pioneering research of the solar system.
Determining its effect at Langley Research Center in Hampton is...