Jazz on the Water Cruises

NOV 5, 2023 – NOV 3, 2024 FOSTER PERRY TRAVEL & EVENTS Jazz on the Water Cruises San

Life Luxe Experience

NOV 2-6, 2023 Life Luxe Experience San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico A breathtaking destination, 5-Star resorts, curated excursions

The Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend

NOV 2-5, 2023 THE FLORIDA SMOOTH JAZZ FOUNDATION The Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend Daytona Beach, Florida, USA Hosted

Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival

Sa Coma, Mallorca, SPAIN The only Smooth Jazz festival in the European Mediterranean, held the 5-Star Protur Biomar Sensatori

O’Hare Jazz Festival Hosted By Marion Meadows

Rosemont, Illinois, USA MARION MEADOWS hosts this intimate 3 Day and 2 Night Music Vacation in Chicago with only 250 Tickets available! Featuring performances by MARION, RICHARD ELLIOT, RICK BRAUN, JAZZ IN PINK w/Althea Rene, Karen Briggs & Gail Johnson, NELSON RANGELL, BRIAN SIMPSON & STEVE OLIVER, JACKIEM JOYNER & GEREY JOHNSON and ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY feat Miles Gilderdale & Greg

‘This Book Is Banned’ introduces little kids to a big topic

by Elizabeth Blair A silly new children’s picture book introduces little kids to a serious topic. This Book

A remarkable new view of the Titanic shipwreck is here, thanks to deep-sea mappers

A deep sea-mapping company has created the first-ever full-sized digital scan of the Titanic, revealing an entirely new

For one day, you can pay $3 for a movie ticket at most American theaters

For one day on Sept. 3, movie tickets will be just $3 in the majority of American theaters

‘Stranger Things’ season finale succeeds by leaning into excess

by Eric Deggans One of the toughest things for an established TV show to do is surprise you.

Five big takeaways from the SAG Awards — and what they might mean for the Oscars

by Linda Holmes The Screen Actors Guild Awards happened on Sunday night — the first of the guilds

Architect behind Googleplex now says it’s ‘dangerous’ to work at such a posh office

by Bobby Allyn For more than three decades, Clive Wilkinson has been among the most sought-after office designers

In ‘Hawkeye,’ an also-ran Avenger becomes a mentor — eventually

by Glenn Weldon In the Marvel series Hawkeye, the stakes are low. Comfortably so. Cozily so, even. The planet isn’t in

Life Luxe Jazz – Back to the Luxe Life 2021

Mark your calendars now for the Life Luxe Jazz Experience 2021 – November 4th through November 8th in the beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico! Visit www.lifeluxejazz.com to book now 😉🇲🇽☀️🌊🎷 

The Flowers For Olympic Medalists Carry Deep Meaning In Japan

by Merrit Kennedy TOKYO — If you’ve been tuning in to Olympic events, you might have noticed that every medal winner carries a small bouquet of yellow, green and deep-blue flowers tied with a blue bow. But they’re more than just flowers. The elements of the bouquet carry a deeper story, and they are years

Prime Day Is Here. Watch Out For Fake Reviews

by Savannah Sicurella Amazon’s annual Prime Day sales event has begun with the largest number of discounted items

Ani DiFranco – 32 Flavors

Check out this week’s video featuring Ani DiFranco performing 32 flavors on McQsJazz.com

Selena’s Legacy Lives On, In ‘Selena: The Series’ And Beyond

by Stephen Thompson and Maria Garcia Selena Quintanilla was known as the “Queen Of Tejano Music,” a major

Meet America’s Newest Chess Master, 10-Year-Old Tanitoluwa Adewumi

by Mary Louise Kelly and Karen Zamora Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a 10-year-old in New York, just became the country’s newest national chess master. At the Fairfield County Chess Club Championship tournament in Connecticut on May 1, Adewumi won all four of his matches, bumping his chess rating up to 2223 and making him the 28th youngest

Fandom Can Be A Lot Like High School — Here’s How To Avoid The Bad Stuff

by Alan Yu The first thing Kristen Lopez remembers being a fan of is Disney, specifically the Pirates of

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Decodes The Superhero Genre Without Subverting It

by Glen Weldon You’d be forgiven for wondering how Netflix’s Jupiter’s Legacy compares to other recent entries in the glut

A Black Samurai Fighting Giant Mechas? ‘Yasuke’ Asks, Why Not?

by Andrew Limbong At first, it’s not clear who’s fighting whom. All you know is that it’s Kyoto,

‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ Finale Makes A Poignant Reveal

by Eric Deggans Warning: There are spoilers aplenty here regarding the final episode in the first season of

C. Tangana: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

by Anamaria Sayre The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny

The 2021 Oscars Recap

by Linda Holmes, Aisha Harris, Glen Weldon, and Stephen Thompon We are wrapping up this year’s Oscars. It was a big night for Nomadland, which took best picture, best actress for Frances McDormand, and a historic best director win for Chloé Zhao. But there were also huge upsets, most notably in best actor, where Anthony Hopkins

Cinerama Dome Among ArcLight, Pacific Theaters To Close Due To Pandemic Losses

ArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theaters said late Monday they are ceasing operations, closing all of their roughly 300 screens mostly found in California.

Xavier Omär: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

by Bobby Carter Xavier Omär decided to turn his Tiny Desk home concert into a whole Texas affair. Initially, Omär wanted to recreate the look of the Desk: “I wanted to kind of bring the feeling of Tiny Desk back, so I had booked a library,” he said. Ultimately the library didn’t work out, but Rosella

PHOTOS: Mumbai Falls In Love All Over Again With Its Forgotten Fountains

by Sushmita Pathak In a narrow lane near Mumbai’s docks, commuters on bicycles weave through the crowd as

Emerald Fennell’s ‘Promising Young Woman’ Doesn’t Let Anyone Off The Hook

by Sam Briger In the dark comedy Promising Young Woman, Cassie (Carey Mulligan) works at a coffee shop by day,

‘Lovecraft Country’ Creator Aims To Reclaim The Horror Genre For People Of Color

Sam Briger The HBO series Lovecraft Country takes the real horrors of the Black experience in the 1950s and adds to it the supernatural terrors of the horror genre. Series creator Misha Green says she sees the show — and the novel by Matt Ruff upon which it is based — as a chance to reclaim “the

This Bar Missed Its Patrons. Its Idea To Reach Them Touched Others Around The World

by Kat Lonsdorf Chances are you miss your favorite bar: The chatter, the live music, or the pour

‘Calls’ Is A Suspenseful Audio Drama With An Effective Visual Boost

by Linda Holmes One way to think about the new Apple TV+ drama series Calls is as a podcast. Specifically,

For Actor-Activist Sacha Baron Cohen, Being Called A ‘Bouffon’ Is A Good Thing

by Elizabeth Blair British actor and satirist Sacha Baron Cohen is having a very nice year, as his fictional character

In ‘Night Rooms,’ A Life Is Reviewed Through Memories And Movies

by Gabino Iglesias Gina Nutt’s Night Rooms is a collection of biographical essays in which memories and movies — mostly horror ones — merge to create a narrative that explores identity, body image, fear, revenge, and angst. Jumping between past and present with ease, Nutt slashes to the center of issues like motherhood and depression and ultimately

‘Soul’ Creators On Passion, Purpose And Realizing You’re ‘Enough’

by Terry Gross The Oscar-nominated movie Soul tackles passion, purpose and the meaning of life — topics that aren’t usually

Billie Marten – She Dances

Check out this week’s video featuring Billie Marten performing She Dances on McQsJazz.com

With ‘Fierce Poise,’ Helen Frankenthaler Poured Beauty Onto Canvas

by Susan Stamberg Powerful, no? And gorgeous. Helen Frankenthaler did it in 1973 — 20 years after making a painting that took Jackson Pollock’s abstract expressionism a step further. In 1950 she was wowed by the ropes and squiggles of paint Pollock was wrestling onto unstretched canvas on the floor of his barn. “She realized

Lara Jean Says Goodbye In ‘To All The Boys: Always And Forever’

by Linda Holmes, Kiana Fitzgerald, and E. Alex Jung In 2018, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before was a

You Actually Will Be Talking About ‘No One Is Talking About This’

by Heller McAlpin Writing is a calling for Patricia Lockwood, as she made clear in her sacred and

Video Of The Week – Sza Hit Different x Good Days

Check out this week’s video featuring Sza performing an acoustic version of Hit Different and Good Days.

The Creation Of The Magnificent Makers

by Madeline K. Sofia and Rebecca Ramirez Theanne Griffith has always loved science and literature. But her career has always focused on the science— specifically, neuroscience. She’s now a researcher at the University of California, Davis. But during her maternity leave, she felt a renewed urgency to embrace that other passion for books and writing.  So,

‘I’m Not A Cover Girl’: Halima Aden On Why She Decided To Leave A Modeling Career

by Ziad Buchh For Halima Aden, the decision to walk away from a career as the world’s first

Meshell Ndegeocello: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

by Lauren Onkey NPR Music’s Tiny Desk series will celebrate Black History Month by featuring four weeks of Tiny Desk (home) concerts and playlists by Black artists spanning different genres and generations each week. The lineup includes both emerging and established artists who will be performing a Tiny Desk concert for the first time. This

Trove Of Antique Portraits, Including 1 Of Susan B. Anthony, Found In Attic

by Ryan Benk “Oh my God, I think we found the Goonies treasure.”  That’s what David Whitcomb thought

Director Shaka King’s Journey From ‘Newlyweeds’ To ‘The Black Messiah’

by Andrew Limbong As the current chairman of the Black Panther Party Cubs, Fred Hampton, Jr. was guarded