Month: March 2023


Q&A with Noam Chomsky about the Future of our world

Noam Chomsky about the Future of our world

We asked Noam Chomsky about the future of our world, our systems of government and power and our need to come together to address the challenges of our time. The laureate professor and public intellectual shared his thoughts with UArizona College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Dean Lori Poloni-Staudinger.

Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends
Piano Prodigy

Child Piano Prodigy Evan Le!

Some people find their talent late in life and others find it right away, folks this guy is only 4 years old, and he’s already a genius on the piano. From Torrance, California, it’s Evan Le!

What Is an Algorithm?

What Is an Algorithm?

Algorithms are everywhere. This video explains the simple concept behind them — and how they help us complete complicated tasks. When you bake a cake or when you tie your shoes, did you know you are using an algorithm? Algorithms aren’t just complex sets of instructions for computers. Anytime you follow a replicable step-by-step process…
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Bachatango Date un Respiro

Bachatango is a dance style that combines elements of bachata and tango. It originated in the Dominican Republic and has gained popularity in many countries around the world. In bachatango, dancers typically use a close embrace and move in a circular or figure-eight pattern around the dance floor. The dance incorporates the sensual and rhythmic…
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Ai Weiwei recreates Monet’s water lilies using 650,000 Lego pieces

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN When the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei opens his new show in April, visitors will encounter a familiar scene at London’s Design Museum: Claude Monet’s famed water lilies. But rather than being composed of the French painter’s Impressionist brushstrokes, the monumental recreation is made from the studs of Lego bricks —…
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Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone: Deborah’s Theme (Once Upon a Time in America)

“Deborah’s Theme” is a hauntingly beautiful instrumental piece composed by the Italian composer Ennio Morricone for the 1984 film “Once Upon a Time in America,” directed by Sergio Leone. The film is an epic crime drama spanning several decades, and “Deborah’s Theme” serves as the main theme for the character of Deborah, a love interest…
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Sam Green Five Thoughts about 30 pieces

“Five Thoughts About Thirty Pieces” by Sam Green

Sam Green’s short film essay explores John Cage and the 1983 piece he wrote for Kronos entitled Thirty Pieces for String Quartet. Sam Green’s documentary titled “The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller,” features a live performance by the Kronos Quartet and includes archival recordings from century-old wax cylinders. The documentary is a tribute to…
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Escalay Waterwheel

Escalay (“Waterwheel”) – Kronos Quartet

“Pieces from Africa” is an album by the Kronos Quartet, a renowned string quartet known for their innovative and eclectic approach to contemporary classical music. The album was released in 1992 and features compositions by various African composers. The album includes 14 tracks, each one showcasing a different African style or musical tradition. Some of…
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