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Music, Hear This Concert preview: Atoms for Peace

Concert preview: Atoms for Peace

On his solo debut, The Eraser, Thom Yorke named a song "Atoms for Peace," after a 1953 speech by President Dwight D. Eisenhower promoting the peaceful applications of atomic energy. Yorke has since pulled together a band under the Atoms…
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Calendar, Night&Day Space Oddity

Space Oddity

Half a century on, it’s impossible to grasp the full impact of the Soviet Union’s Sputnik launch in the fall of 1957. Sure, the Cold War between the USSR and the U.S. was a source of concern to citizens of…
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News, Dog Bites

French Fried

There's a new French bakery in our neighborhood and, as a result, we've developed a small group of Parisian friends. On a recent evening, our collection of three Americans and four Frenchies got together for an international dinner of sorts.…
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Calendar, Halloween

REAL ASTROLOGY For an Unreal World

Aries (March 21-April 19): Pop quiz! How are the four following events related? Sept. 29, 1513: Balboa discovers the Pacific Ocean. Sept. 29, 1846: Astronomer Johann Galle finds the planet Neptune. Sept. 29, 1957: President Eisenhower commands Army troops to…
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