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Maracatu Mar Aberto | Great Heart Fest 2013

Humble Empire Published on 19 Jul 2013 from day 3 of the 2013 Live in Bellwoods Great Heart Festival presented with Young Lions Music Club Advertisements

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BBC World Service – CrowdScience, Why do we pull faces when we concentrate?

We tackle the science of scowling, gesturing, and counting Source: BBC World Service – CrowdScience, Why do we pull faces when we concentrate?

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Link between music and speech rhythm in brain could provide language insight

July 29, 2019 by Sandrine Ceurstemont Neuroscientist Dr Domenica Bueti often plays an altered version of the classic aria La donna è mobile when she gives talks about the importance of time perception. Her friend’s piano rendition of Giuseppe Verdi’s composition uses … Continue reading

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Buster Keaton – The Art of the Gag

Every Frame a Painting Published on 21 Nov 2015 Before Edgar Wright and Wes Anderson, before Chuck Jones and Jackie Chan, there was Buster Keaton, one of the founding fathers of visual comedy. And nearly 100 years after he first … Continue reading

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The Moon’s Milk

Seven and a half years in the making, The Moon’s Milk is an entirely handmade stop motion animated short about a time when the moon was close enough to be reached by ladder. Narrated by Tom Waits, the film chronicles … Continue reading

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“BOARD SHOP” Animated Short by Patrick Smith

Hundreds of Skateboards, Snowboards, and Surfboards are choreographed at 24 boards per second into an ebullient montage of flickering imagery, illustrating the history, artistic beauty, and physical consequences of board culture. Director Patrick Smith created this short film as an … Continue reading

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Magnetic Tape Transforms Historical Chapel into an Energetic Tunnel – My Modern Met

From now until August 20, 2019, the city of Bordeaux is hosting Liberté!—an epic art and cultural season that celebrates creative freedom. Curated by José-Manuel Gonçalvès, the entire city transforms into a stage for expression—from musical performances to artist exhibitions. One … Continue reading

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The Unsettling Timbre Produced by a 7-Foot-Wide Gong

Paiste Gong Master  Sven Meier demonstrates how to strike and a seven-foot-wide gong for maximum impact in a Youtube video by Wind Chimes Australia. After a few light taps to the middle of the instrument it bellows out with a … Continue reading

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Translating proteins into music, and back – ScienceBlog.com

Want to create a brand new type of protein that might have useful properties? No problem. Just hum a few bars. In a surprising marriage of science and art, researchers at MIT have developed a system for converting the molecular … Continue reading

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HISTORY OF IDEAS – Wabi-sabi

At the heart of Japanese philosophy and wisdom lies a concept called ‘wabi-sabi’; a term which denotes a commitment to the everyday, the melancholic, the somewhat broken and the imperfect. It’s a term we need a lot more of in … Continue reading

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