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Indiana's Mark Plati reflects on a life in song: BTN LiveBIG

What if you could work with the musicians you grew up listening to?<p>For Mark Plati, what once seemed a distant dream became his everyday reality. A …

Big Ten

Things to Do Friday!

12 Things to Do for July 13 by Mercury Things to Do Staff<b>Liv Warfield</b><br>This weekend, Liv Warfield is taking over the Jack London Revue for three nights …

Pop Punk

Inspired By The Beatles' Love Gospel, 'Submarine Churches' Bucked Tradition

When the phantasmagorically weird Beatles film Yellow Submarine premiered 50 years ago, its psychedelic colors and peace-and-love sensibility quickly influenced fashion, graphic design, animation and music.<p>But the 1968 movie also influenced organized religion — a fact lost in the hubbub over the …

Music

Readers sound off taxis, air conditioning and the Mets

Shed no tears for yellow cabs<p>Bronx: I have no sympathy for taxi drivers. I remember not too long ago when these same taxi drivers would refuse to …

Charlie Brown

Ron Onesti: My Americana guitar

I have not really been an autograph hound for the countless celebs we deal with on a weekly basis over here at The Arcada. However, I've recently …

Blues Music

Coming up: Arctic Thunder, Scottish Highland Games and the return of Arlo Guthrie

<b>Arctic Thunder</b>Every other year, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson opens its doors to over 300,000 people for a display of aerial demonstrations, 30 …

Ski Area

San Francisco, Day One: “Slower traffic use turnouts”

<i>No set plans: Two days exploring the San Francisco Bay Area in a rented Mustang GT</i><p>The sign stood there, motionless except for the small movements of …

Ford Mustang

Til death do us Datsun: Wrenching keeps this marriage finely tuned

The latest Why I Drive episode features a true gearhead couple.

Classic Cars

Sometimes It Takes A Son To Lead His Father Back To Motorcycles

A couple of weeks ago I was on the phone with former grape grower, motorcyclist, and museum owner Robb Talbott. He was days away from an eight-state …

Mount Rushmore

Newly discovered, 550 million-year old fossil named after Obama

Recent actions by the Trump administration - a wave of unprecedentedly large family separations at the border, aggressive trade-war-fueling tariffs …

EPA

Scientists just named an ancient sea creature after Barack Obama

One of the earliest complex lifeforms to exist on Earth has been named in honor of Barack Obama, continuing a strong love affair between scientists and the former president of the United States.<p>The ancient, disc-shaped animal has been dubbed <i>Obamus coronatus</i> and lived some 550 million years ago. …

Dinosaurs

Obamus coronatus - an Organism from the Precambrian Eon named after Obama

Two new organisms, that lived in the shallow oceans between 580-540 million years ago, were discovered recently by a team of researchers led by UC …

Dinosaurs

500-Million-Year-Old Fossil Named After President Obama

<b>(CBS) —</b> Over 500 million years ago, deep in the dark, vast ocean, lived a creature that would one day have a connection to a 21st century American …

University of California

A Newly Discovered Species Has Been Named After President Obama's Ear

And another after Sir David Attenborough - it looks like a raisin.<p>Recent actions by the Trump administration - a wave of unprecedentedly large family …

Dinosaurs

Scientists keep naming discoveries after Obama. This time it’s a 550 million-year-old fossil.

Recent actions by the Trump administration — a wave of unprecedentedly large family separations at the border, aggressive trade-war-fueling tariffs and rebukes of allies — have made some feel as though the Barack Obama presidency was an unrecognizable era shrouded in an ancient past.<p>Perhaps, then, …

University of California

Fossils of 2 new creatures from dawn of animal life

Researchers found the 2 fossils in a South Australian fossil bed dubbed “Alice’s Restaurant Bed,” a tribute to the Arlo Guthrie song lyric “You can …

Dinosaurs

Fossil Of Ancient Ocean Creature Discovered By Scientists, Now Named After Former President Obama

'Obamus coronatus' and 'Attenborites janeae' join the ranks of other Ediacarian fossils as remains of previously undiscovered creatures from 500 to …

University of California, Riverside

Looking For A Unique Summer Getaway? An Unconventional Museum Awaits In The Berkshires

Nearly all the nation’s great art museums are in major cities, but a visit to the Berkshires countryside this summer can bring you to a museum that likes to be different in locale, approach and presentation.<p>Last month, MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) in North Adams, …

Williams College

Scientists discover fossil of ancient sea creature, name it after President Obama

It lived an uneventful life in Earth's oceans 500 million years ago, but now this newly discovered creature has an unusual honor: It's been given the scientific name Obamus coronatus, a name that honors President Barack Obama's passion for science. ("Coronatus" means "crowned.")<p>The tiny, …

University of California, Riverside

Up From The Underground: New York’s Summer Of Love

Every year sees a lot of musical action in New York City, though worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in what had …

Music

Top Ten Fall Foliage Hikes in New England

These ten hikes deliver on the Northeast’s best fall foliage, minus the expected crowds.The American Northeast is a landscape built for fall. As soon …

New England

Fatal motorcycle crashes fall 28 percent in California

Drive up to Alice’s Restaurant at<p>highways 35 and 84 in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and you’ll often find dozens of motorcyclists enjoying a meal amid …

Santa Cruz

Motorcycle Gear Preview For May

It’s easy to follow suit and be part of the status quo when it comes to gear choice. For newer riders it seems kinda stale, so we sought some real …

Winston Churchill

Things I Read That I Love #263: Spindly and Unkempt as a Manson Girl

Topics include Renting a Family, Easy Rider & Alice's Restaurant, alcoholism, an imposter!, eating disorders, Brad Renfro, Facebook, Bad TV, Janelle …

Lesbian

Today's Paper 05/05/2018

Front page May5, 2018<p>Alice Brock is best known — sometimes to her displeasure — as the Alice from Arlo Guthrie’s venerable antiwar anthem “Alice’s …

High School Sports

What’s changed since ‘Alice’s Restaurant’? Everything, and nothing at all

GREAT BARRINGTON — Alice doesn’t live here anymore.<p>But her old home, a 19th-century church she used to share with her husband — and where she …

Boston

Music to cook to: a flavoursome playlist by Melbourne’s Bollard

When we asked Melbourne post-punk heroes <b>Bollard</b> to put together a playlist, we honestly didn’t know what to expect. Given the ominous, anxious and …

Music (Australia)

Silicon Valley On An Energica Esse Esse 9

The peninsula south of San Francisco has legendary motorcycle roads in the hills above ‘Silicon Valley’, which is ground zero for global technology, …

Motorcycles

Church from Arlo Guthrie's 'Alice's Restaurant' Song Reopens After Upgrades

A Massachusetts church building made famous by the 1967 Arlo Guthrie song “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” is reopening after some recently completed …

Church from ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ song reopens after upgrades

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts church building made famous by the 1967 Arlo Guthrie song “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” is reopening …