067 Special Exhibition: A Musical Setting for Bronzino
Curator Carmen Bambach talks to composer Bruce Adolphe about how he translated the art and ideas of Agnolo Bronzino—whose drawings are on view in the current exhibition "The Drawings of Bronzino"—into music. The world premiere of Adolphe's new piece, Of Art and Onions: Homage to Bronzino (commissioned by Palazzo Strozzi in Florence), will be performed at the Metropolitan Museum on Saturday, March 6, 2010.
Smithsonian Behind the Scenes: Contemporary Art Conservation
Latex, chocolate, soap, and video game software are just a few of the non-traditional materials that have inspired contemporary artists. While they embrace the modern, synthetic and technologically advanced world in which we live, some of materials present significant conservation problems for museum conservators. Gwynne Ryan, a conservator at the Smithsonian's
Meet the Artist: Yinka Shonibare MBE
During the opening week of the artist’s major midcareer survey at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), UK-based Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare visits the Hirshhorn to discuss his work with NMAfA curator Karen Milbourne. Like the Hirshhorn’s “The Age of Enlightenment—Antoine Lavoisier” (2008) on view in “Strange Bodies” until Nov. 15, much of Shonibare’s work poses questions about politic
Arabic Songs Lyrics and Translation Artists include: Abdel Halim Hafez, Oum Kalthoum, Fairuz, Nancy Ajram, Hussain al-Jasmi, Amr Diab, Tamer Hosni, Khaled, Natacha Atlas, Elissa, Sherine, Haifa Wehbe, Marcel Khalifa, Kazem el-Saher and many more.
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Artists include: Abdel Halim Hafez, Oum Kalthoum, Fairuz, Nancy Ajram, Hussain al-Jasmi, Amr Diab, Tamer Hosni, Khaled, Natacha Atlas, Elissa, Sherine, Haifa Wehbe, Marcel Khalifa, Kazem el-Saher and many more.
In this activity, students access and visualize world population data using the user friendly MyWorld GIS software. Data includes total population, population density, projected population, male and female population, and age specific population, etc. On this Starting Point page, users can access information ...
Evolution and Philosophy: Is There Progress and Direction in Evolution?
This essay discusses the problem with a teleological approach to evolution, that is, the expectation that there is some goal towards which the evolutionary process is leading, and the fallacy that natural selection makes organisms, and the world, better. The article is part of the TalkOrigins.org website ...
The beginnings of life on Earth.
This American Scientist article by Christian de Duve reviews current ideas of the origin of life from abiotic materials, including the early atmosphere and the "RNA world." Users can read this article online, request classroom use permission or email the article. The page also contains links to related ...
21. How To Go Crazy For Pizza (HTI)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! Jane happened to read a very cool article a few days ago entitled "Learn Italian While Eating Pizza". Everyone knows that pizza was invented in Italy and is certainly one of the most popular food all over the world. What was interesting about the article, though, was a tongue-twister that featured [...]
36. The Day of The Fools (Culture Shot)
In Italy, as well as in the rest of the world, April 1st is traditionally a day of jokes, silliness, and pranks of any kind. The traditional Italian "Pesce d'Aprile" (April Fools' in English) consists of someone attaching a paper cutout of a small fish to the rear shoulders of a friend or a family [...]
3. Happiness Is A Bowl of Pasta (5 Minutes A Day)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com - Episode #3 of the all new LearnItalianPod "5 Minutes A Day" lesson series is now live! This one is called: "Happiness is a Bowl of Pasta". Pasta is definitely "the queen of Italian cuisine", and it is also certainly one of the most loved foods in the world. So, let's [...]
5. Caffe’ e Cornetto, per Favore! (5 Minutes A Day)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com - Episode #5 of LearnItalianPod "5 Minutes A Day" lesson series is now live! This one is entitled "Caffe' e Cornetto, per Favore!". History has it that the President and CEO of the largest coffeehouse company in the world had the idea of his business after a trip to Milan, in [...]
24. The Juliet Club (5 Minutes A Day)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com - This time, let's talk about love! - LearnItalianPod VIP Member Carolina, who is from New York but studies in Verona, Italy, sent us a terrific email. - She says: "Every day on my way to school I pass by the most famous balcony in the world: Juliet's balcony. [...]
Lesson 61: Brazil on the news AURA-OMI Tropospheric Ozone over South America and Africa Europa, Jupiter's Icy Moon Lesson 14 - Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Black Holes:What they are and What they Do "Special Topics: Designing Sociable Media, Spring 2008" "Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2009" Coffee Break Spanish – Episode 10 (Holiday Special)
This is an advanced lesson about news from Brazil. In this lesson we have a good news for our country. Brazil was elected the host of the World Cup in 2014!
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Auras instruments study tropospheric, or low-level atmospheric chemistry and will monitor of air pollution around the world on a daily basis. Aura measures five of the six "Criteria Pollutants" identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In this animation, Aura shows a large concentration ...
Europa: Another Water World is display artwork that has been reformatted into PDF format. Comparing Europa to Earth's size and oceans, it tells the story of the Galileo spacecraft's exploration of Europa in the late 1990's, and explains why scientists believe there may be an ocean of water underneath ...
• ❑ Opening Word
Ну, здравствуйте, мои дорогие слушатели = Well, hello, my dear listeners!
Как вы поживаете? = 'How are you?'
'Как вы поживаете' is basically the same as 'Как дела'. The difference is in the use. I'd never say 'Как дела' to a person I just met, or to someone who's a lot older than I am. 'Как дела' is reserved for close firends, family and children. The use of 'Как
This video it about black holes and how it effects the world and other galaxies. It also explains what a black hole is and what it does.
" This project-based course explores new design strategies for social interaction in the computer mediated world. Through weekly readings and design Assignments and Labs we will examine topics such as: Data-based portraiture Depicting growth, change and the passage of time Visualizing conversations, crowds, and networks Interfaces for the connected city Mobile social technologies The course emphasizes developing visual and interactive literacy. "
"This course is designed as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's and Gender Studies, an academic area of study focused on the ways that sex and gender manifest themselves in social, cultural, and political contexts. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. This semester you will become acquainted with many of the critical questions and concepts feminist
In lesson 10 join Mark and Kara for a seasonal special including greetings from our listeners from around the world and a Christmas song in Spanish. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS
AURA-OMI Tropospheric Ozone over South America and Africa
Europa, Jupiter's Icy Moon
Lesson 14 - Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Black Holes:What they are and What they Do
"Special Topics: Designing Sociable Media, Spring 2008"
"Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2009"
Coffee Break Spanish – Episode 10 (Holiday Special)