Peter Sellers at home in Belgravia, London, 1973

Peter Sellers – The Complete Guide To Accents of The British Isles

Accent-switching is a wondrous talent, for entertainment or as an element of code-switching. Peter Sellers was a skilled intellect. In a 1979 sketch, he presented "The Complete Guide To Accents of The British Isles", as Don Shulman, an American professor of “accents and languages”. He travels through Europe and Britain playing numerous accents from John …

Miles Davis Statue To Be Unveiled In Alton, Illinois

Alton, Illinois will be the home of a brand new bronzed sculpture of the late jazz trumpeter and former resident Miles Davis. Scheduled for 12th September, the statue will be unveiled by Chicago artist Preston Jackson. $5k was recently donated by Ameren Illinois to help improve the community of Riverbend with the building of a music plaza and the …