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Sublime (TED video) Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong – Universe Standing O

Profound. A must see. “Eric Whitacre began his music career singing in his college choir, with no previous musical experience. By 21, he had completed his first concert work, Go, Lovely Rose, and soon advanced to Juilliard where he studied under Oscar-winning composer John Corigliano. Today, his 44 published concert pieces have sold over a million copies, … Continue reading

(video) The Adventures of Power!… Unadulturated Awesomeness!

“One of the funniest films of recent years.” -New York Magazine I am such a proud distant ex-girlfriend of a friend who was good friends with a person who was born to be the superstar Power.  Yes, that’s right folks. I knew the insanely sexy writer-director-lead actor in this film, Ari Gold, back in college when he … Continue reading

(music vid) What’s hot? Grace Potter singing Paris (Ooh La La)

I love Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. “Her sultry, bluesy pop has garnered appreciation from hard-rockers and ballad lovers alike.” – Spin

(video) Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – The Joy of Stats – BBC Four

I am in love with the amazing story Hans Rosling, a statistician, artist, and teacher, tells us here. I will have to re watch this when I feel that I am knocking against a brick wall and remind myself that humans, at least in some areas, are learning! I would like to see such a … Continue reading

(music video) Macy Gray – Beauty In The World

Take a moment away from fixing the world to appreciate the beauty! Macy Gray – Beauty In The World.  

Project 4 Awesome!!! Part 1/4 Intro and Innovation in Education

In 2007 YouTube’s VlogBrothers and friends hacked YouTube and took over the entire front page! As they put it, they “hacked YouTube’s algorithms for good.”  Yes folks, they are technerds for charity! What is more kick-buttock than that? In Hank Green’s, one of the VlogBrothers, own words… Without further adieu, Project 4 Awesome! “Youtube is … Continue reading

(music video) Ben Sollee – A Little Honesty and Panning For Gold

(video) A graphic fugue for friday on Tuesday!

A fugue based on the Dragnet theme, accompanied by scrolling bar-graph and conventional scores. Composed by Stephen Malinowski in 1975, performed by The New Esterházy Quartet (Kati Kyme and Lisa Weiss, violins, Anthony Martin, viola, and William Skeen, violoncello) on December 16, 2007; the theme of that concert’s program was “Haydn’s Fugues”; this was played … Continue reading


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