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Creating a New Vision to Serve the Community For more than a century, the Berkshire Museum has been an important part of this community. Founder Zenas Crane wanted to provide a “window on the world” to the people of the Berkshires, and the Museum has stayed true to Crane’s vision of service ever since. Today,..
How is CaptionCall Free? As a provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. federal government established a fund to give individuals with hearing loss access to captioned telephone service at no cost. This captioning service is funded using surcharges on all telephone bills. If you’ve paid a phone bill, you’ve already contributed. 1-877-557-2227..
1:56:05 The best of Scott Joplin (performed by Ania Safa) Download here : http://bit.ly/15At3hx And here : http://bit.ly/18tNKZ3 Considered to be the King of Ragtime, Scott Joplin spent most of his life in the American south, between Missouri and New Orleans. Joplin’s natural skills and a combination of gospel hymns, spirituals, dance music, classical music..
1:08:45 Bret Stephens Speech is 17 minutes of this video; the rest is a Q&A session following. Video – Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal: “On Maintaining Intellectual Integrity in the Age of Trump.” 15th Annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA February 16, 2017 – Los Angeles, California Speaker: Bret Stephens, Pulitzer-Prize winning..
The dairy industry generates $2.2 billion in the state each year. Dairy is also one of the state’s top job providers– 6,000 to 7,000 jobs are connected to Vermont dairy. Both large companies such as Cabot and Ben & Jerry’s and small, artisanal cheeses are claims to fame for the state. Cheese remains one of..
1:06:20 James Balog Chasing Ice is honored to have received the 2014 News and Documentary Emmy® award for Outstanding Nature Programming!! The film made its TV debut on the National Geographic Channel on April 19, 2013. Since that day, Chasing Ice has screened in more than 172 countries and on all 7 continents. We are..
Elephant Nature Park is an elephant rescue and rehabilitation center in Northern Thailand where you can volunteer and visit to help. We have been involved in dozens of rescues which have created our thriving elephant herd. The park provides a natural environment for elephants, dogs, cats, buffaloes and many other animals under our care. Volunteers..
Washington Post Article 06/13/2016 Donald Trump Financial Report https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/as-its-stock-collapsed-trumps-firm-gave-him-huge-bonuses-and-paid-for-his-jet/2016/06/12/58458918-2766-11e6-b989-4e5479715b54_story.html As its stock collapsed, Trump’s firm gave him huge bonuses and paid for his jet. Donald Trump appears above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on June 7, 1995, the day that Trump Hotels and Casino Resorts went public at $14 a share…
Music & Memory: iPod Program Living with dementia may affect a person’s mood and emotions. When we are not feeling physically or emotionally well, we may react in ways that seem out of character. There are many things we can do to help alleviate these feelings – one of them is using music! The evidence..
When a Mother’s Love is Not Enough 49:12 – Down Syndrome, Asberger Syndrome. Rosa Monckton is the mother of a teenage daughter with Down syndrome. Her emotionally involving documentary When a Mother’s Love is Not Enough isn’t just about the struggles and triumphs of her experience, but the plights facing all parents of disabled children,..
1:29:52 The Extraordinary Genius of Albert Einstein – Full Documentary HD The core of the video is a workshop pedagogical on the Theory of Special Relativity as part of the educational process conducted by our youth leadership, not for the sake of understanding the theory itself, but using Einstein’s particular discovery as a case study..
43:18 Jackie Robinson (AMAZING MLB Baseball Sports Documentary) On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made history when he stepped onto the Brooklyn Dodgers’ Ebbets Field as the first African American to play in a Major League Baseball game. The controversial decision to put a black man on a major league team prompted a barrage of..
1:05:23 In 1819, the music publisher Anton Diabelli decided to raise money for the family members of soldiers killed in recent wars. He wrote a theme in hopes of inducing some of the leading composers of the day to contribute variations, planning to publish the entire set . In all, he sent his melody to..
Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed “The Wizard of Menlo Park”, he was one of the first inventors to..
1:04:28 John Field (26 July 1782, baptised 5 September 1782 – 23 January 1837) was an Irish pianist, composer, and teacher. He was born in Dublin into a musical family, and received his early education there. The Fields soon moved to London, where Field studied under Muzio Clementi. Under his tutelage, Field quickly became a..
16:58 Ralph Vaughan-Williams (1872- 1958) Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (1910) Toronto Symphony Orchestra The work is scored for an expanded string orchestra divided into three parts: orchestra I, a full-sized string orchestra; orchestra II, a single desk from each section (ideally placed apart from Orchestra I); and a string quartet. Vaughan Williams..