Musician and renowned nature sound scientist Bernie Krause leads a soundscape expedition to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It is spring. Along with animal voices including migratory bird songs, the barking of a fox, and a grizzly's sniff, the expedition records the melting of permafrost and other evidence of climate change. Find out why Bernie's sound work is profoundly important.
Kamla talks to Prof. Aaron Lington and Chris Motter about jazz and jazz improvisation. They demonstrate jazz improvisation by playing Take the A Train by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn; Bag's Grove by Milt Jackson and Body and Soul by Johnny Green and Edward Heyman. Dr. Lington teaches at San Jose State University and is a member of the Pacific Mambo Orchestra, an 18-piece big band from San Francisco. Motter got his Master's degree in music from San Jose State University.
Anchor Tony Cheng brings us two stories of people trying to change their lives. First we go to an unusual Buddhist Temple in Thailand where patients are going through a grueling detoxification program: purging themselves of the impact of drug addiction. Then, reporter Ravinder Bawa takes us to the Indian city of Hyderabad where a group of volunteers struggle to provide personal services for the homeless.
Former Freedomworks chief MATT KIBBE on the future of American conservatism.
YOUNG VOICES FOR THE PLANET is a series of inspiring short films featuring young people using science and creative solutions to reduce the carbon footprint of their homes, schools, communities and states. The films demonstrate first-hand how youths from around the country and around the world have taken action to help stop global warming. In Santa Monica, Calif., Team Marine, an eco-minded group of students at Santa Monica High School, are concerned about the effects of plastic bags on ocean life and CO2 emissions. They dress up as plastic bag monsters and act to successfully ban plastic bags in their city. Over in Germany, 11-year-old Felix Finkbeiner founds the organization Plant for the Planet, and helps plant more than a million trees in the country to sequester carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. YOUNG VOICES FOR THE PLANET empowers youth to be agents of change in their communities, and presents replicable success stories that allow young voices to be heard and inspires action - the best antidote to fear.
Today, national parks are more crowded than ever, attracting visitors from around the world. Each year, millions line up to visit Utah's national parks, making solitude increasingly rare. But, beyond the iconic landscapes is a collection of diverse national monuments, historic sites, and smaller parks that offer remarkable experiences. KUED highlights the hidden gems outside Utah's national parks in National Parks: Beyond the Crowds, From the near-urban setting of Timpanogos Cave National Monument to the natural amphitheater of Cedar Breaks National Monument, Beyond the Crowds provides an eye-opening introduction to remote adventure destinations. Viewers can explore secluded canyons of Lake Powell in kayaks while also hiking to ancient trees in Great Basin National Park - the newest park in the National Park Service.
The road-trippers take a much-needed meditative break in Yosemite National Park before continuing on to DEF CON, a Las Vegas conference that dispels some of their misconceptions about "hackers." Then it's off to Denver, where the team lets loose at Sphero, a robotics company that puts an emphasis on fun. In Chicago, 3D printer Dima Elissa encourages the team to embrace their unique identities.
In southern Oregon, a little-known wilderness called Kalmiopsis is a source of clear water for downstream communities and a core for surrounding wildlands that conservationists want to protect from logging and mining. Changes in cropland management in Kansas can make a big difference for the survival of bobwhite quail and other wild species. Gunnison Country in Colorado offers stunning mountain scenery, thriving agriculture, and outdoor recreation - and residents there support more wilderness protection for public lands including wilderness and special management areas. Following lead contamination of the water supply in Flint, Michigan, scientists in North Carolina reveal another dangerous chemical making its way through water pipes to thousands of homes.
PHOTOREALISM - Photorealism is the genre of painting based on using cameras and photographs to gather visual information. It was an American Art movement that began in the late 1960s when artists first attempted to create paintings that resemble photographs. IMPRESSIONISM - Impressionism is a style of painting that originated in Paris in the mid-1800s. The paintings are mostly outdoors and portray natural subjects like trees, fields, and oceans. The style was called impressionism because the artists used many short brush strokes, applying paint thickly, to create the idea, or impression, of a subject.
"Abu Sabir" - When everyone in town goes running off to find treasure the ever patient Abu Sabir refuses to participate. "Bigger, Badder, Badr" - A lone man stands up to an evil tyrant and incurs his wrath.
Put the FUN in FUNctional Fitness as Suzanne Andrews guides you with an effective, doctor approved workout to increase your ability to function with real life fitness solutions for your real life challenges.
CLASSICAL STRETCH: THE ESMONDE TECHNIQUE focuses on overall wellness and physical fitness. This series, hosted by Miranda Esmonde-White, features a graceful, fluid and controlled method of stretching the entire body. It combines yoga, tai chi, Pilates and ballet techniques, plus specific movements and stretches that reach muscles and ligaments not normally targeted in the average fitness program. The movements, designed in consultation with a physician and a physiotherapist, are simple, safe, effective and appropriate for all ages and fitness levels.
Weights are incorporated into the standing exercises to challenge static balance.
Learn to create hat and scarf sets that have adorable animal features. Nancy Zieman and her guest, Donna Fenske, share techniques to create hats and scarves with adorable animal features. Nancy shows how to applique as you add dimensional elements like faces, ears, paws, feathers and more.
Put your best foot forward as Cathy Carron walks us through stockings past and present and demonstrates a World War I-inspired sock. Next, let's cross the pond and chat with British sock designer Rachel Coopey. Author Katie Startzman shows how to make a sweet felted slipper. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis helps you put your best foot forward when it comes to sock knitting. On Loose Ends, Vickie adds sole to your slippers with an easy crochet method.
We're all about taking the apprehension out of applique. Small projects that give us opportunities to try a variety of skills is the place to start. Patrick joined by Jan Patek will give you expert techniques and tips for making graceful curves, stems and leaves like a pro.
Democracy Now! is an award-winning, independent, noncommercial, nationally-distributed public television news hour. Produced each weekday, Democracy Now! is available for public television stations free of charge.
Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate sweet and tangy grilled country-style pork ribs. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews laundry stain removers in the Equipment Corner. Next, host Christopher Kimball answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Chris how to make the best savory corn muffins at home.
The same foods that parents pack into a hearty school lunch in Mexico are perfect for school lunchtime in America. These dishes are so tasty and filling, even grownups will want to take them to work! Street-Style Cut-Up Fruits and Vegetables; Ham and Cheese Torta Sandwiches; Juju's Birthday Cake (with a Brownie Twist).
The importance of eggs in everyday cooking; a visit to The Friendly Farmer chicken farm to see how they are taking organic egg production to a new level; the unique fruits produced in Wexford. Recipes include: Hollandaise Sauce; Eggs Benedict; Two Cheese Omelet; Goat Cheese and Basil Scrambled Eggs; Meringues; and Raspberry Souffle.
Ribs rank among our favorite foods for smoking and are one of the primal pleasures of barbecue. Few ribs are more primal-or satisfying-than our first dish: Brontosaurus-size, grass-fed, barbecued beef plate ribs. Next up: spare ribs from heritage breed Berkshire hogs, slathered with Jamaican jerk seasoning and smoked over exotic pimento wood. Our third rack comes from Colorado: Spice-Smoked Lamb Ribs with Cherry Cola Barbecue Sauce. And to round out the meal: a delectably different coleslaw-apple sweetened and hickory-smoked, and smoky bacon-cheddar cheese cornbread. From offset smokers and upright barrel smokers to electric smokers and handheld smoking devices, we'll show you the tools and fuels you need to get the job done. Recipes: Big Bad Beef Ribs; Jamaican Jerk Spare Ribs; Spice-Smoked Lamb Ribs with Cherry Cola Barbecue Sauce; Smoked Slaw; Smoked Cheese-Bacon Cornbread.
Using bench jewelry techniques, Kieu Pham Gray demonstrates new ways to stamp, layer and enamel metal components as she creates a small book with several pages. She shows how to torch fire enamel onto copper stamping. Katie shares beaded wedding accessory ideas.
In these "best-of" segments taken from previous seasons, host Katie Brown demonstrates her favorite homemade gifts to give and receive. In the Kitchen: designer breadsticks, matzo ball soup, Katie's truffles. Projects: putting together a welcome basket for a neighbor and personalizing planters with photos.
It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 employees.
Let's get creative with inspiration from the forest, sea and sky. Jenny Barnett-Rohrs and Katie Hacker make a friendly hedgehog then Katie creates a wiggly fish. Franz Spohn scratches off paint to make colorful animal images and Jenny makes a gelatin print Valentine's Day card.
P. Allen Smith gets down and Dutch at the annual Tulip Time Festival in scenic Holland, Michigan.
With severe droughts seeming to become commonplace and access to water for irrigation increasingly restricted or even banned in affected communities, finding ways to conserve and reuse water is becoming more important than ever before. Smart watering maximizes this precious resource yet also meets the needs of your home and can save your garden from a slow, dry death. Laura Allen, author and cofounder of Greywater Action, will offer encouraging, practical, and low-tech solutions to having a more waterwise home and a beautiful, thriving garden. From rain gardens to rainwater catchment and harvesting techniques and even greywater systems, Joe explores just a few of the strategies that are becoming an essential part of the new water future.
DW News - a daily newscast from the heart of Europe. As one of the world's largest international broadcasters, Deutsche Welle provides public television viewers the unique opportunity to see our world from another perspective.
In an this episode of Asian American Life - Ernabel Demillo visits the Rubin Museum of Art, which houses the largest Himalayan and Indian art exhibit worldwide. Featured reports include: "Reviving Nepal Bhasa" - Minnie Roh reports on how the Nepalese in the U.S. are trying to save their culture and language; Reporter Paul Lin interviews Asian American Judges Denny Chin and Kathryn S. Paek. New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed 28 new judges to family, civil and criminal courts - making it one of the most diverse courts nationwide; Facial Acupuncture - Kyung Yoon reports on this popular treatment and gets some medical advise on how to proceed with alternative beauty treatment; Latin Asians - Correspondent Tinabeth Pina looks at Latin Asians communities right here in NYC, and traces the history of how this population immigrated to America.
NEWSLINE is produced by NHK, Japan's news leading public broadcaster, featuring global news and current affairs, business, sports, science and technology trends plus global weather forecasts from over 30 news bureaus throughout the world.
2016 was a tumultuous year which revealed major divisions on the European continent.
New Americana star Parker Millsap brings bracing songs from Oklahoma. The Secret Sisters sing intimate classic country. And Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke strip down for a finely crafted acoustic set.
In a home coming of sorts, accomplished artist Eliza Gilkyson entertains a packed house at the Dennison; many of whom remember her days as a child during summers spent on the CM ranch outside Dubois, Wyoming with her dad, legendary singer songwriter Terry Gilkyson.
In August of 1929 twenty women pulled on britches, snapped on goggles and climbed into their cockpits to race across the country. It was the first women's national air derby. There was the media darling, the Hollywood starlet, the aviatrix record breakers and the unforgettable foul-mouthed wife of a preacher. Together these women were flying in the face of anyone who believed women belonged on the ground. Breaking Through The Clouds is the documentary that tells their story.
TRIPTYCH seeks to break the mold, to present older women as vital, creative personalities who continue to be productive into their 70's. Lana Wilson is a mother and grandmother who has used her seemingly boundless energy to become a well known ceramic artist. Jeanne DuPrau, author of The City of Ember, is a New York Times best selling children's writer. Nan Golub, a painter living in New York City, studied with Richard Diebenkorn and Deborah Remington and has been compared to Rufino Tomayo.