Anita Baker announces Farewell Concert Tour

It was nearly a year ago that legendary soul songstress Anita Baker announced that she was retiring. Well, 2018 is starting with a happy tweet from her that she isn’t quite ready to hang things up yet. Yesterday, Ms. Baker issued a new tweet: sO Much 2 CELEBRATE with you #2018. 60th Bday in 25 days...  Farewell Concert Series,... Read More.

Rock and Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dies At Age 89

The amiable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, died Tuesday. He was 89 years old. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana coroner’s office, said Domino died of natural causes at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The son... Read More.

Denise LaSalle Hospitalized

Last year the public learned that Denise LaSalle is suffering from congestive heart failure, but was recovering. Unfortunately, LaSalle is now back in the hospital at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and has had to have her leg amputated. The hospital issued the following statement: “Recently, Denise LaSalle found herself in one of her greatest health... Read More.

‘Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson Is Honored With A Research Facility

On September 22, 2017, NASA honored Katherine Johnson by dedicating a new research building in her name on their campus. Johnson inspired the movie Hidden Figures. The facility is officially named the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility and it will house the research and development that will support NASA’s future exploration missions. Built on the Langley... Read More.