Van Nuys native Karyn Rachtman is one of the most influential music supervisors of all time. Her brother Riki was well known as a rock-centric MTV personality, but Karyn owned the big screen in the Rachtman family. Quite simply, she owned the ‘90s and is responsible for the music in...
I have a heavy heart today. I found out yesterday that my first boss, long-time mentor, and most influential teacher of all things nonprofit management died over the weekend. Mary Jubitz was the CEO of SMART (Start Making a Reader Today), a statewide early literacy nonprofit in Portland, Oregon. I met Mary when, as a […]
Ghost in the Shell has been around for a long time. Since the release of Masamune Shirow’s seminal manga in 1989 and Mamoru Oshii’s arguably more influential 1995 film adaptation, the saga of the cyborgs of Section 9 has influenced pop culture and science fiction for nearly a generation. That puts Rupert Sanders’ new film in a difficult position. Show More Summary
Science funding is intended to support the production of new knowledge and ideas that develop new technologies, improve medical treatments and strengthen the economy. The idea goes back to influential engineer Vannevar Bush, who headed the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development during World War II. And the evidence is that science funding does have these effects.
Lévy Gorvy presents the first exhibition in London of Vincenzo Agnetti, one of the most significant and influential Italian conceptualists of the twentieth century. The exhibition focuses on three bodies of work from the artist's diverse...Show More Summary
Forbes unveiled a high-profile roaster of speakers for its 2017 Women’s Summit. Kim Kardashian, Lena Dunham and Judge Judy Sheindlin are among the speakers whose names need no identifier. Other influential female figures slated to speak at Spring Studios, the event space in downtown Manhattan,...
Ruy Teixeira co-authored an influential political theory in 2002 predicting liberal dominance for a generation. What does he say now?
(NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute) A collection of oral histories released today by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) features candid conversations with pioneering scientists involved in the Human Genome Project and a rare discussion with all three institute directors since the organization was established in 1989. Show More Summary
Dave Davies is a well-respected man. One of Rolling Stone Magazine’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, he was the founder, lead guitarist and occasional vocalist for The Kinks, one of the most influential bands of the 60’s British invasion and a member of the Rock and...
One of the most influential thinkers in economic theory.
Okay, look. Regular readers know that I am of the Canadian persuasion, and if you are a Canuck of a certain age, you probably have a moderately unhealthy appreciation for Sailor Moon, the highly influential series of anime and manga about a magical teenage girl from the moon, her talking moon cat, and a useless
SkullKrusher, Gene Hoglan's Balls and ChristButcher are your hosts, once again, in this fucked-up 1 hour journey. We explore the rest of our 'top-10 most influential records of our teens' list and ask ourselves: who is the bigger poser,...Show More Summary
With President Trump’s focus on the border, the union’s weekly podcast has become an influential, unfiltered and entirely one-sided megaphone.
Since its inception in 2011, POW! WOW! has been an influential platform that shines a spotlight on local art scenes, while fostering a sense of community within the art world. Having toured eight cities around the world to date, POW! WOW! recently arrived back in their hometown of Hawaii. Featuring a bevy of international artists and […]
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Standing in front of a crowd of influential climate science deniers and conspiracy theorists, Myron Ebell was in a triumphant mood. “ It’s the people who have worked persistently against global warming alarmism that made this election possible,” said Ebell, referring to the election of Donald J. Show More Summary
Legendary and influential musician Hans-Joachim Roedelius performs at Mammal Gallery on Monday, March 27 at 7 p.m. Roedelius is best known for cofounding (with Dieter Moebius) Cluster, and for that duo’s three records with Brian Eno in the early 1970s, but his influence goes wider and deeper as part of the explosively creative German music scene of...
The Museum of London has recently acquired 100 items of clothing and accessories worn by Francis Golding, a former secretary of the Royal Fine Art Commission and an influential townscape consultant widely credited with influencing the look of London in the late 20th and early 21st century. Show More Summary
An influential Southern Idaho lawmaker introduced last-minute legislation Thursday that would have undermined regional transit authorities around the state, including CityLink in North Idaho, but by the end of the day, the bill was dead.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump Sunday blamed fellow Republicans and two influential conservative advocacy groups for last week’s failure to pass the GOP health care bill. The president said on Friday that it was the Democrats’ fault that House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pulled the measure from consideration rather than putting it forth for a [...]Show More Summary