Ada Lovelace’s skills with language, music and manual labor contributed to her pioneering work in computing

Ada Lovelace's skills with language, music and manual labor contributed to her pioneering work in computing

Ada Lovelace, known as the first female computer programmer, was born on December 10, 1815, more than a century before the development of digital electronic computers. Lovelace has been hailed as a role model for girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). To mark the 200th anniversary of her birth in 2015, a dozen … Read more

Live updates from Hance Park, Phoenix

Japanese Breakfast performs at the 2019 FORM Arcosanti Music Festival on May 10, 2019 near Camp Verde, Arizona.

It’s finally here: the inaugural Zona Music Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix. Beach house, Portugal. The Man, Japanese Breakfast, Bleachers and several dozen other acts will be spread across four stages and two days from December 3rd to 4th. Gates open at 12pm both days, with music from 1pm or later. … Read more

Puttin’ on the Ritz and Improving the Wellbeing of Older Adults through Virtual Musical Theater | Queen’s newspaper

Puttin' on the Ritz and Improving the Wellbeing of Older Adults through Virtual Musical Theater |  Queen's newspaper

More than half of Canadians between the ages of 64 and 74 have increased their participation in online activities during the pandemic. Digital programs and virtual interactions, initially seen as stopgap measures in the first waves of the pandemic, can now be an important part of supporting the health and well-being of many people – … Read more

History and Singing Master Class with Hamilton Music Director Alex Lacamoire

Alex Lacamoire, Music Director and Orchestrator of Broadway’s most popular show, Hamilton, comes to the Frost School of Music to talk about the business of story and song – and the power of musical theater. In his master class he reveals the origin of his passion for music, how his education in the music industry … Read more

Spotify says it will NOT remove Kanye West’s music after his anti-Semitic outbursts

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek (pictured) said it wouldn't remove Kanye West's music unless his label asked for it

Spotify says it will NOT remove Kanye West’s music after his anti-Semitic outbursts because the lyrics to his songs are not offensive Spotify said it won’t remove Kanye West’s music after his anti-Semitic outbursts because his music doesn’t violate the platform’s rules Businesses began boycotting the musician, who claims to be the “richest black man … Read more