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ABC News - Lady Gaga Interview View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

The flamboyant pop sensation Lady Gaga talks about the creative process behind her single "Applause." She explains how being forced to slow down by a hip injury actually helped her to focus, about working with famous names from the world of art, and exactly how much it means to her to be performing again for her adoring fans.

Holidays and Seasons with Sigrid - Easter - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Easter eggs are commonly associated with Easter. Let's have a look at why that is, and what traditions have emerged.

Holidays and Seasons with Sigrid - Easter - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Sigrid explains the religious significance of Easter and the various days of Lent. Why do people observe Good Friday, or celebrate Mardi Gras? Find out in this video.

London - Cinema and theatre in London (A1-A2) View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom

London's West End is the focal point for this video, and the narrator has some good tips on buying discounted movie and theater tickets.

Creative Space - What does an Interior Designer Do? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA Northeast

Retired interior designer Peg Harris explains a bit about what that profession is all about.

Creative Space - An Artist's Studio - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Peg tells us about oil pastels, which she loves using. She then goes on to show us her workbench, with its cubbies and drawers of different kinds.

Creative Space - An Artist's Studio - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Peg Harris shows us some of her work, including several paintings of the Union Square Market in New York City.

Creative Space - An Artist's Studio - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Peg Harris shows off her cozy New York City art studio and some of the tools she works with as a painter and printmaker.

Traveling with Annette - Salt Lake City Public Library View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Annette shows us Salt Lake City's very modern and light-filled public library and takes us up to the roof for a surprise.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Canada, USA

Stevie Salas and Christina Fon discuss what is next for the film "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World" as it premieres around the world.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

Stevie Salas and Christina Fon talk about striking the right balance between entertainment and a political message, and what they hope their film will achieve.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada, USA

The filmmakers talk about some of the people they wanted to interview for the documentary. Sometimes it just took time, and in a few cases it didn't work out at all. For Christina, one highlight was getting to interview writer and activist John Trudell before his death in 2015.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

The two filmmakers who created "Rumble" talk about how Native American musicians like Link Wray were idols in the eyes of famous performers, but totally unknown to the general public.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Filmmakers Christina Fon and Stevie Salas are interviewed about Rumble, their documentary exploring how Native American musicians have influenced rock n' roll.

British Fashion Awards - Cara Delevingne - Model of the Year View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

United Kingdom, USA

Cara Delevingne wins the Model of the Year Award at the British Fashion Awards 2014. This award recognizes the British model who has contributed most to the international fashion scene in the past year. Nominees for this category were: Cara Delevingne, Jourdan Dunn and Sam Rollinson.

English with Annette O'Neil - The caged bird View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Annette provides some biographical notes on Maya Angelou and then recites her poem “Caged Bird." The poem followed Angelou's memoir volume, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

White House Poetry Jam - Jamaica Osorio Performs "Kumulipo" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA Hawaii

Poet, activist, and scholar Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio recites a poem about remembering her cultural roots by honoring her family and recalling their Hawaiian names. The last part of the poem is spoken in Hawaiian.

Children's Books Read Aloud - The Story of the Three Wise Kings

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

A reading of Tomie dePaola's The Story of the Three Wise Kings, which makes use of his richly colored illustrations for the visuals. He is widely known as a writer and illustrator of children's books. He is the creator of the Barney & Friends TV series and the immensely popular Strega Nona storybook series.

Whiteboard Wisdom - The Real Story of Three Kings Day

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

January 6 commemorates the day that three dudes gave a bunch of gifts to baby Jesus. But... who were they and why did they have hipster beards?

White House Poetry Jam - Lin-Manuel Miranda View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Writer and star of the Broadway musical In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda performs "The Hamilton Mixtape" at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word. Accompanied by Alex Lacamoire.

The Navvies - We're on the one road View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Ireland

A live performance, by The Navvies, of a traditional Irish song about North men and South men being on the same road, and carrying the same burdens.

White House Poetry Jam - Joshua Bennett View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Brave New Voices slam champion Joshua Bennett performs “Tamaraʼs Opus” at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word.

New York City - Little Shop of Crafts View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Doreen Cruz from Little Shop of Crafts in New York explains to us how her workplace functions as a creative outlet for both children and adults.

White House Poetry Jam - Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Writer Ayelet Waldman and her Pulitzer Prize-winning husband Michael Chabon share their White House Talk at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word.

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