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  • Fred Anderson tributes summon his no-limits approach to music

    Fred Anderson tributes summon his no-limits approach to music
    When saxophonist Fred Anderson performed, famously leaning forward a bit, torrents of sound rushed from his horn. The deep-amber tones and craggy lines at the heart of his music summed up a vast swath of jazz history, from the ricocheting bebop tunes of...
  • At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship

    At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship
    Foluke Tuakli hopped on a bicycle and weaved around her classroom at the University of Maryland, College Park, acting out the problems that cyclists encounter on the road. "I'm turning, I'm turning," she shrieked as the bike wobbled. The demonstration...
  • Krieger Schechter Day School fifth-grader wins award in Letters About Literature contest

    Ten-year-old Gillian Blum knew just what to do when she realized that a schedule conflict would prevent her from reading her award-winning letter in person at an April 12 ceremony to recognize the winners of the Letters About Literature contest. So...
  • MPAA hosts second annual Creativity Conference

    MPAA hosts second annual Creativity Conference
    Vice President Joe Biden will be among the speakers at the second annual Creativity Conference hosted today by the Motion Picture Assn. of America. The MPAA, the lobbying group that represents the major Hollywood studios, will host the half-day...
  • FCC Chairman Defends Net Neutrality Proposals As Protecting Competition

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler pushed back against reports that his proposals for net neutrality, introduced to fellow commissioners on Thursday, are watering down the agency's efforts to preserve an open Internet and allowing for a landscape that will freeze...
  • Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films Pins Down Rights to 'The Invention of Wings'

    Oprah Winfrey's production shingle Harpo Films has acquired rights to "The Secret Life of Bees" author Sue Monk Kidd's latest tome "The Invention of Wings." The book, which debuted in January at No. 1 on the New York Times bestsellers list, centers on...
  • Caltech bioengineer selected for high honor

    Caltech bioengineer selected for high honor
    La Cañada resident and Caltech bioengineer Frances Arnold has been selected for induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for her pioneering work in bioengineering and directed evolution, Caltech announced this week. Arnold, a co-inventor on...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable tell Congress: We'll be good -- promise!

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable today brought their road show to the U.S. Senate, trying to prove that their proposed $40-billion merger will bring fabulous service to consumers, create new competition and, one would think, end the stalemate over the...
  • Tom Riley expects--loves--unexpected in 'Da Vinci's Demons'

    Tom Riley expects--loves--unexpected in 'Da Vinci's Demons'
    Ask Tom Riley what he enjoys most about playing a young Leonardo da Vinci in "Da Vinci's Demons" and he doesn't say the sword-fighting or the inventions or the romance—but his answer includes all those things. "Oh man, the unexpected, the not...
  • 'Steampunk Springfield'

    'Steampunk Springfield'
    Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St. in Springfield, Mass., presents “Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City,” an exhibit of work in the steampunk aesthetic, from Saturday, March 22, until Sunday, Sept. 28. The opening reception...
  • Chocolate chip cookie milk shots from the cronut inventor at SXSW

    Chocolate chip cookie milk shots from the cronut inventor at SXSW
    Cronut inventor Dominique Ansel is enticing sweet tooths once again with a new invention. The New York pastry chef has created something called the chocolate chip cookie milk shot.  It's a wonder no one thought of this before. A shot glass made of a...