In the year 2000, Pantone, a company most known for its precision color matching system, announced its very first Color of the Year. By 2007, the December announcement of Pantone’s Color of the Year had become a much-anticipated event, forecasting graphic design, fashion, and product trends.
On June 28, 1846, the saxophone was patented by its inventor, Adolphe Sax. He had been developing the instrument for several years before the patent was issued, but the patent is as close as we come to having an actual “birthday” for any musical instrument.
Have you been by the corner of First Street and Olive recently? Remember that ugly structure where you parked when you had jury duty? Familiarly referred to as the Erector Set or Tinker Toy garage, the infamous parking structure is no longer there.
I love fashion and seeing all the beautiful new clothes and styles coming out for the fall season.
The library has recently added its first scores by the Korean composer Yun Isang (윤이상 / 尹伊桑) to our collection.
Women's History Month provides an opportunity to highlight some of the new scores in our collection by women composers. Many of these scores are the first works by these composers in our music collection.
Bruce Lee died tragically young at the age of 32 of cerebral edema but his legacy lives on.