Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, December 1st will be “Live Jazz from Town Hall, New York City.” We continue playing live music from the jazz capital of the world with concerts from Town Hall that span the years 1944 to 1990. The artists featured are Eddie Condon and His All-Stars, Louis Armstrong and the All-Stars, the Dizzy Gillespie-Charlie Parker Quintet, four pieces from a Baron Timmie Rosenkranz concert in 1945, which includes the classic “I Got Rhythm” duet of Don Byas and Slam Stewart, Mary Lou Williams’ “Zodiac Suite,” Benny Carter, Red Norvo and Teddy Wilson, Thelonious Monk, the Chic
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) has called lawmakers back to Jefferson City for a special session in an attempt to win a contract from Boeing to build the company 's 777X passenger jet.
Missouri's regular session for 2014 begins in just over a month, but in a press release issued today, Nixon says holding a special session is necessary because Boeing's deadline for proposals is December 10th.
A new book, TheSmithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects tells the history of the country in a unique and fascinating way. The book is filled with enlightening back stories and photographs.
Author and cultural anthropologist Richard Kurin, Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture at the Smithsonian Institution, said the project was a culmination of a broad effort. “Not easily,” Kurin said about picking 101 objects out of the Smithsonian Institution’s 137 million objects.
With all of the great Turkey Day stuff out there, we couldn't pick just one thing to share with all of you.
Here are a few fun, interesting, useful or otherwise-awesome things to make your day a little bit more enjoyable:
Turkey Confidential is The Splendid Table's annual live call-in show, designed to bail you out of any last-minute kitchen emergencies and provide a backdrop as you and your family prepare for Thanksgiving.
The founder of one of St. Louis’ largest network of car dealerships has died. Lou Fusz Sr. died Tuesday of a heart attack in Palm Beach Florida. He was 94.
Fusz started selling cars in the early 1950s. His first dealership was the Lou Fusz Motor Company in Clayton that sold Pontiacs. Over the years, he grew his business to include 13 dealerships with more than 900 employees.