Interesting Stuff

Let Food Be Your Medicine

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Why do vegetarians live longer? What risks are involved in eating meat? And what, actually, is in our food...? In this program a team of competent experts comprised of physicians and nutritionists speak about issues concerning nutrition and health.

Who Did It - The Clue VCR Game

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In 1985, Parker Brothers produced the CLUE VCR Mystery Game for VHS. Filmed in Massachusetts, it would cast a group of unknown actors to portray the iconic CLUE characters such as Col. Mustard and Professor Plum. While most productions were filmed in Hollywood and New York City at the time, Parker Brothers took a chance and broke the mold by filming with New England based talent. At the time, it became the most successful video board game of its time, revolutionizing the medium of VHS and video gaming.

World Reggae Party - Carlos Walker

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New graphic and portrait artist Carlos Walker is coming into the DMV art scene with his reverse racism focused art! His greatest art is notably'' ''Walk in a Mile in Our Shoes'' due to the fact that his pictures shows the Black experience, in this exhibit. Walker seeks to show a mirror effect to Caucasians to inspire how cruel racism is in the Black community.

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World Reggae Party - Chelsea Joseph

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Chelsea Joseph is a young millennial soaring high as a multi media mogul in the DMV area: D.C./Maryland/Virginia. She and I: Goddess Genise discuss Reggae, Soca, and other forms of Reggae in the DMV, where Reggae is going in the DMV, how to highlight Soca music, how to be a woman in Reggae and many other topics! So sit back, relax and enjoy a hour of World Reggae Party with me: Goddess Genise!

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Studio Session - Blue Hills Ladino Music

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Blue Hills is a mostly-acoustic modern folk music group performing classic Ladino, Hebrew, Russian, and Greek folk songs. This 60min production showcases their Ladino repertoire (Jewish music by way of Spain), with classic favorites like A La Una, Morena, and Adio Kerida, and new Ladino songs written by dynamic singer Rivka Amado.

Multi-instrumentalist Nathan Ladyzhensky is highlighted in several tunes, playing violin, six- and 12-string guitars, drums, and mandolin.

Ms. Amado precedes most tunes with a brief explanation of the song history and meaning.

Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Songs and Opera

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“Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera”: Produced by Dina Cancryn via a grant to benefit K-12 classrooms, “Portraits” combines live performances and costumed historical monologues to introduce children to the great American Divas, Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Joyner Jones and Marian Anderson. “The Black Swan”, “The Black Patti” and the famous soprano, all tell their stories of struggle as black women trying to perform and hone their craft over a slave holding/segregated/sexist/patriarchal 150 year swath of American History.

Butterfly Town USA

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Butterfly Town USA - Newly released film documents the work of citizens working to preserve a Monarch Butterfly sanctuary.

An OSCAR-nominated, EMMY-winning team kicks off 2020 by releasing a film that documents efforts to protect a threatened Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary. This film had been broadcast exclusively on Public Television stations nationwide for two years. The team just received word of expanded broadcast rights to include Cable Access, PEG Media stations and personal use.

TRAC - Fences & Locks to Jobs & Paychecks

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A documentary on the TRAC program at the Washington State Corrections Center for Women. A pre-apprenticeship training program that teaches the basics of the building trades skills and life skills. The program is offered in the last year of incarceration so that the graduate can step out of prison and into their choice of 8 different unions as apprentices. TRAC is a huge success. About 40% of the women who complete their sentences will return within a couple of years having reoffended. The TRAC graduates? 3% Women who return to the community but not the same old life.