May 24, 2013 | NPR · Residents can now get into their devastated neighborhoods without passing through police checkpoints. Meanwhile, there’s word that insurance policies may cover less of the cost of damages than in past disasters.
May 24, 2013 | NPR · After a truck carrying a heavy load struck the side of a bridge that carries Interstate 5 over the Skagit River north of Seattle, the roadway collapsed. Miraculously, no one was killed. Dan Sligh and his wife were in a pickup. “You just hold on as tight as you can,” he says of the fall they took.
May 23, 2013 | NPR · Josh Homme presides over a dense, textured, unpredictable sound that’s equal parts mystery, intensity, beauty and bluster. QOTSA performed …Like Clockwork in its entirety, plus an assortment of older material, in a sold-out show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles.
May 23, 2013 | WFIU · The great composer and bandleader was distraught over the 1967 death of Billy Strayhorn, his songwriting and arranging partner of 28 years. But Ellington took Strayhorn’s passing as an impetus, born of necessity, to increase his own productivity. Here are five examples.
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