Queens museum lands only known film of 'Satchmo' in studio

Apr 21, 2016

Queens museum lands only known film of 'Satchmo' in studio

The Louis Armstrong House Museum has acquired the only known film of the great jazz musician in a recording studio, footage that was discovered in a storage facility. The 33-minute, 16 mm film captures Armstrong recording his 1959 album “Satchmo Plays King Oliver” in ...

Visitor numbers surge at Toyota technology museum

Apr 14, 2015

Visitor numbers surge at Toyota technology museum

The Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology attracted a record number of visitors last year, with domestic and foreign tourists flocking to its displays of machines in action. The museum showcases the technological history of the Toyota Motor Corp. group, and has as ...

Tunisia museum attack kills at least 21, including three Japanese

Mar 19, 2015

Tunisia museum attack kills at least 21, including three Japanese

Gunmen wearing military uniforms stormed Tunisia’s national museum on Wednesday, killing at least 18 foreign tourists and three Tunisians in one of the worst militant attacks in a country that had largely escaped the region’s Arab Spring turmoil. Prime Minister Habib Essid initially said ...