The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes pop/jazz singer and platinum selling songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway for two nights. Band members are Christian Jacob (piano), Mark Ivester (drums) and Chuck Deardorf (bass). Show times Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm.
The Russian-language news website Meduza reported that Nemtsov was walking with a woman near the Kremlin at the time of the attack.
For those who knew him, Hesburgh was simply Father Ted. But make no mistake, he was a highly influential priest who moved among presidents and popes. During his 35 years as president of Notre Dome, he reinforced the importance of a college education and urged that it be affordable and accessible to all.
"He understood that ...
When pianist Lynne Arriale released her first CD in 1994, KPLU began playing music from it right away. It was clear to us that Lynne had that "something extra" that separates good musicians from great musicians.
Over the course of her career she’s continued to build on that quality, so we were especially pleased to finally welcome her as a guest artist in our Seattle performance studio.
Upon receiving news that Max Moore-Wilton, the head of the Sydney Airport Corp.
This week, we share with you three longish reads.
This spring, juniors at Seattle's Nathan Hale High School will not sit for a federally-required standardized test, a leadership team of staff, students and parents at the school decided this week.
The staff's refusal to administer Smarter Balanced Assessments to eleventh-graders would make Nathan Hale the latest Seattle school to thumb its nose at a standardized test and would fly in the face of the nation's tough school accountability law, the No Child Left Behind Act.
But, as many CPAC attendees told us, it'll take more than a rousing (and certainly more than a humdrum) speech on the main stage to win them over.
Lloyd had a long career that stretched from West Virginia State to basketball's Hall of Fame. He once told a young man who thanked him for being a pioneer, "Man, you owe me absolutely nothing."
As a player, the 6'5" Lloyd was nicknamed The Big Cat.
The heap was gross, but intriguing. Turned out it was a stunt to get students thinking about how much food they throw out each day.
Nowadays, students are coming face to face with their food waste, and its environmental and social impact, a lot more often.
Barak Barfi, the spokesman for the family of U.S.
If rainy weather makes you blue, don’t worry. The sun will come out on Saturday, and the weekend will bring us back to the pattern of sunshine.
KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass sounded a bit surprised to see rain coming down on Friday, amid one of the sunniest winters we’ve experienced in a long time.
Actor Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Mr. Spock, the logical half-Vulcan, half-human in the original Star Trek series and several movies, has died at his home in Los Angeles, his granddaughter, Madeleine, told NPR. Nimoy was 83.
The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, she said.
NPR's Neda Ulaby, who is reporting on the story, tells our Newscast unit:
"Leonard Nimoy started acting as a teenager at a settlement house theater in Boston where he grew up.
"She had a condition called lidding, where the top part of the cartilage in the ear is basically folded over so the top ridge is kind of rounded over," McMullen tells Shots. Her daughter could hear just fine, but McMullen worried about bullying when she got older. "She's a beautiful baby girl," she says.
Thousands of people are expected to start long-distance treks on the Pacific Crest Trail this year.
That's inspired in part by the successful movie adaptation of Portland writer Cheryl Strayed's hiking memoir, "Wild." Hollywood’s next hiking movie, “A Walk in the Woods," could spur even more backpacking interest when it's released later this year.
That has Western outdoors enthusiasts backing the build-out of additional long-distance trails, which could offer greater solitude.
NPR's Carrie Kahn filed this report for our Newscast unit:
"He's known as 'La Tuta' and has evaded capture for years. Authorities say he was taken down in [Morelia,] the state capital of Michaoacan, during an early morning raid Friday without a single shot fired.
"Gomez may have been on the run since federal authorities took over the state and led an all-out manhunt for him. But he was anything but quiet.
But beyond the beaches and cabarets, there's a spectacular world of wildlife, with hundreds of plants and animals that live nowhere else. Cuba is also a vital stopover for birds migrating from North America, and much of the wild area is pristine because the government hasn't had the money to develop it. U.S. biologists are eager to explore this "green" Cuba ...
Ravens are seen as tricksters in many traditions. But Common Ravens have a softer side. During courtship, a pair will often sit side by side, sometimes preening each other's feathers. And during that ritual, one or both may make soft warbling sounds.
Raven nestlings sometimes make this same sound after they've been fed. Compared to the usual raucous raven calls, this one is soothing. It's called a comfort sound. You can hear more raven songs at macaulaylibrary.org.
"We've now moved into an area of more assertive enforcement," Leon Rodriguez, then-director of the U.S.
They say they have something in common.
Adjuncts and other nontenured faculty now make up three-quarters of college and university teachers.