Natalie Cole, Buddy Guy and Ginger Baker will be among those performing at the Blue Note Jazz Festival.
Twenty years ago today, the Chris Farley-David Spade comedy Tommy Boy roared into theaters with, um...less than stellar reviews. The film currently holds a 44% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and it even made some "worst of the year" lists...Show More Summary
It seemed like months ago we heard a re-design for ESPN.com was imminent. Now they appear to finally be coming to fruition. The big rollout will take place on the 20th anniversary of the website’s debut on Wednesday April 1st. The...Show More Summary
In 2014, Titan Comics began publishing new Doctor Who adventures, taking over the reins from IDW, the publisher who handled the property’s comics through the show’s 50th anniversary. They’ve published Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctor-based stories, but this week marks the beginning of a five-issue miniseries with the Ninth. Show More Summary
For at least one day every year, Selena-ness is next to godliness. That’s because March 31 marks the anniversary of the death of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the Latin pop star and Queen of Tejano, who was murdered by the president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldivar, 20 years ago. Across Texas Tuesday, fans remembered Selena with talent […]
Baskin-Robbins is celebrating its 70th anniversary, and it's offering lower prices on some of its treats today and several other days during the year.Scoops of ice cream are $1.31 apiece and two-scoop sundaes are $3.31. The celebration...Show More Summary
We still can't believe she's gone. Selena Quintanilla, the "Queen of Tejano" music tragically died after being fatally shot on March 31, 1995 by the former president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldívar. [ Related: Germanwings Pilot Had A History Of Mental Illness ] Although she hasn't been with us in 20 years to the day, her presence [...]
April 20 marks the five-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Despite the catastrophic effects this spill had – and continues to have – on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and coastal communities, the federal government is still attempting to introduce new drilling along much of the Mid- and South Atlantic.
ESPN.com serves up new site, apps for 20th anniversary
Jason Moran, Ten (Blue Note). Moran, just 35, is the protean jazz pianist of our time, and this album, marking his Bandwagon trio's 10 th anniversary (hence the title), also marks his peak: a mix of blues, elegies, a couple of classical...Show More Summary
On its 20 year anniversary, we take a look back at Tommy Boy with the people who made it. "Fat Men, Little Coats: An Oral History of Tommy Boy" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. It is not intended to be reproduced on other websites. Show More Summary
It's hard to believe, but today marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Selena Quintanilla-Perez. The Tejano music star was just breaking into mainstream music when her life was cut tragically short at the age of 23. Jennifer Lopez's portrayal of Selena in the big screen biopic propelled her to superstardom. Selena inspired many young Latinas, [...]
Illustration by Joe Frontirre Universal Music Group is set to release a 20 th anniversary vinyl edition of the motion picture soundtrack to the 1995 Alicia Silverstone comedy Clueless. This is a pretty strange move aesthetically given...Show More Summary
As you may have heard, GOP Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers tried to celebrate Obamacare’s fifth anniversary by calling on constituents to share their horror stories about the law — whereupon many people responded by talking about how much the law has helped them. The story drew national attention. Now McMorris Rodgers has responded to all […]
The Tejano singer was killed on March 31, 1995 at age 23.
Excellent Resources for Anzac Day 2015 by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Anzac Day is celebrated in Australia and New Zealand on April 25. That is the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915 during WW1, but nowadays we also remember and pay homage to the people who have died in all wars to protect us. Show More Summary
On March 31, 1989, the Eiffel Tower officially opened to the public after more than two years of construction. Take a look back at the intricate labor that went into creating one of the world's most iconic structures.
The volcanologist Stephen Self, an expert on super-eruptions, was the first modern-day scientist to visit Tambora in Indonesia, the site of the largest volcanic eruption in 1,000 years. On the 200th anniversary of its eruption in 1815, Self and others warn of the ever-present dangers of volcanoes like Tambora. Show More Summary
On April 9 at 3:15 p.m., thousands of bells, large and small. are expected to ring out in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, Va. Although not the official end of the Civil War, many Americans consider it the symbolic end of the fighting.Read full article >>