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Nichelle Nichols Releases New Single to Coincide With Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 07.25.2016 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

First Lady of Outer Space (and much more) Nichelle Nichols has beamed down to San Diego Comic Con this week, surprising us all with her smashing new single, "Fly Me to the Moon." The grand dame of sci-fi, who originated the role of Lieutenant Uhura on the original series of Star Trek 50 years ago, arrived Wednesday night to grace the world première extravaganza of Star Trek Beyond.

A Tragic, Yet Uplifting, Symphony for Tulsa

Adrian Margaret Brune | Posted 11.07.2011 | Arts
Adrian Margaret Brune

Racial disparity has become a core thematic underpinning for the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, nearly 50 years after a Tulsa race riot that was part of the lynchings and race riots of the era.

THE SKINNY: Mingus Big Band at Jazz Standard

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Mingus Big Band WHAT: Mingus Big Band performs at Jazz Standard as part of its weekly "Mingus Mondays" residency WHERE: Jazz Standard 116 East ...