Archive for May 8th, 2016

Obama Weighs Visiting Hiroshima or Nagasaki

Sunday, May 8th, 2016:

WASHINGTON — When President Obama first visited Japan in November 2009, he said he hoped someday to visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where the United States dropped atomic bombs during World War II. With his fourth and likely final visit to Japan as president scheduled this month for a Group of 7 meeting for leaders of industrialized nations, the White House is deciding whether Mr. Obama will follow through. No sitting American president has ever visited the cities, because of concerns that such a trip would suggest that the United States was apologizing for the attacks. “The memories of Hiroshima and […] Read More →

Music Tastes Good fest unveils premiere lineup

Sunday, May 8th, 2016:

Music Tastes Good, a new music and food festival set for downtown Long Beach over the Sept. 23-25 weekend, announced its lineup Saturday night, and it’s every bit the eclectic mix you’d expect at a fest presented by the influential KRCW-FM/89.9. It includes a handful of hip older acts such as British ska legends the Specials, the literate melodicists of Squeeze, hard rockers Living Colour and the peace-and-love hip-hop vibe of De La Soul. Many would fit nicely – and in many cases have played – at Coachella or the FYF Fest, including Sylvan Esso, Gallant, Warpaint, Dr. Dog and […] Read More →

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