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Furry Sings The Blues & Hejira – Joni Mitchell & Herbie Hancock

August 29, 1987 – Joni is a guest on the premiere of Showtime Coast to Coast for a jam super session with host Herbie Hancock (piano), as well as Bobby McFerrin (vocals), Wayne Shorter (soprano saxophone), David Sanborn (alto saxophone), … Continue reading

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Kind of Blue: How Miles Davis Changed Jazz

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Samba, music and keeping fit through dance with Tony & Danny | Orfi Hangouts podcast

In our fourth episode of Orfi Hangouts, we spoke to Tony and Danny, who introduced us to the world of Samba. As longtime members of the Samba scene in the UK, Tony and Danny gave us a great insight into … Continue reading

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The Dreams of an Astronaut – with Helen Sharman

What do astronauts dream of? In 1991, Helen Sharman became the first Briton in space; in this animation she shares a dream she has about returning to space, and talks about what it’s like to gaze down on the earth … Continue reading

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Why has Brazil been so badly hit by coronavirus?

The spread of coronavirus has been catastrophic in Brazil, with the country now ranking third for infections behind only the US and Russia. The infection rate has been growing rapidly in Latin America, and as global infections passed 5 million, … Continue reading

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Leading Korean Coronavirus Expert Reacts To COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories | STAY CURIOUS #19

You need to watch our previous interviews with Professor Kim for context: Part 1 ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAk7a… Part 2 ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwoNP… Special thanks to Professor Woo-Joo Kim from Korea University Guro Hospital for sitting down with us again. Subscribe to his … Continue reading

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One reason why coronavirus hits black people the hardest

Toxic air can weaponize the coronavirus. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Across the US, black people are dying from Covid-19 at disproportionately high rates. While there are many different factors at play behind the stark racial disparities — there’s … Continue reading

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ODYSSEY 1.4.9 Teaser VR

A breathtaking VR experience, exploring Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece “Space Odyssey” in one monumental image. In addition to being a personal tribute to « A Space Odyssey”, the project is a sensory immersion into the heart of Kubrick’s film. Odyssey 1.4.9 … Continue reading

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Invitation to Dive into Intangible Cultural Heritage

UNESCO launched an innovative project showing the diversity of cultures represented in the Lists of intangible cultural heritage. https://ich.unesco.org/en/dive

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Eventually, Everyone We Know Now Won’t Be Known By Anyone

A short fictional ‘thought experiment.’ Nearly 2,000 years in the future, a young brother and sister come across an ancient laptop from the early 2000s. On it, they observe the works and happenings of obscured individuals who came before them.

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