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With a 40-year-long history, the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale has captivated audiences around the country and the...
UVA’s “Professor Lou” has won three Emmys for a TV segment on hockey, participated in an online pilot program...
A Professor of Astrophysics from the University of Virginia has just won the French Legion of Honor for his work promoting...

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With a 40-year-long history, the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale has captivated audiences around the country and the world. After last year’s appearances on America’s Got Talent, the group toured Europe and performed at the Pope’s Vatican Christmas Concert.

Recall Woes Push Along GM's Cultural Reinvention

General Motors has announced a big hit to...

The Man Who Would Own All The World's 'Speed' — But Only On VHS

Ryan Beitz has a goal: Collect every VHS copy...

A Biography Of Your Cubicle: How This Became The Modern Workplace

I remember my first office desk well. It was...

Music

If you’ve ever seen the documentary on RUSH called Beyond the Lighted Stage, what I have to say will not surprise you. Alex Lifeson is the real deal. Amicable, prompt, enthusiastic, funny, accomodating--a class act.

Plunky Branch Celebrates Fortieth Anniversary Leading Plunky & Oneness

On April 18th, saxophonist J. Plunky Branch...

Música en el Fuego!

On this week's World Music Show (4/19/...

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Pioneers of Television

This episode traces the story of people of color on American television — including the mid-1960s breakthroughs of African Americans Diahann Carroll (“Julia”) and Bill Cosby (“I Spy”).

River of Death

On July 4, 1863 – the day after Pickett’s...

Mr. Selfridge: Part 5

Loxley’s corrupt empire expands, Leclair lands...

Call The Midwife: Episode 5

The midwives discover that a young Down...

Science Matters

In 1970, the first Earth Day was declared by the United Nations. Celebrated every April 22nd, the celebration of the beautiful planet we live on has spread to 192 countries around the world.

Question Your World: Can We Live on Another Planet?

Somewhere around 4.5 billion years ago a...

Question Your World: Why Do We Procrastinate?

After years of putting it off, scientists...