Tag Archives: North America

Pat Metheny “America Undefined” (Official Video)

http://smarturl.it/fromthisplace “America Undefined” Composed by Pat Metheny Band Arrangement by Pat Metheny and Gwilym Simcock Orchestral Arrangement by Gil Goldstein Pat Metheny: Guitar, Keyboards, Sounds Gwilym Simcock: Piano Linda May Han Oh: Acoustic Bass Antonio Sanchez: Drums Luis Conte: Percussion … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s Founder Gives $3B Company to Nonprofit Fighting Climate Change | My Modern Met

By Jessica Stewart on September 15, 2022 Photo: BalkansCat/Depositphotos “We’re making Earth our only shareholder. I am dead serious about saving this planet.” Nearly 50 years after Yvon Chouinard founded outdoor apparel maker Patagonia, he’s relinquishing control for the good … Continue reading

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20+ Photos of Burning Man 2022 Comeback After a 2-Year Hiatus | My Modern Met

By Sara Barnes on September 13, 2022 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jane Shamaeva (@janeshamaeva) Everything was “fire” at this year’s Burning Man. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Burning Man is officially back. Starting … Continue reading

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Accent Expert Gives a Tour of U.S. Accents – (Part One) | WIRED

Dialect coach Erik Singer takes us on a tour of different accents across English-speaking North America. Erik and a host of other linguists and language experts (Nicole Holliday, Megan Figueroa, Sunn m’Cheaux, and Kalina Newmark), take a look at some … Continue reading

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The Incredible Journey of Moncacht Apé Across North America

Was Moncacht Apé a real person? Did he actually travel the entire breadth of North America? We don’t know for sure but it’s a heck of a story either way. Explore the incredible account a Yazoo man’s journey across an … Continue reading

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Gone with the Wind: how a 1936 novel explains modern America | History Extra podcast

The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine – a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit http://www.historyextra.com Professor Sarah Churchwell discusses her new book The Wrath to Come, which re-examines the controversial legacy of Margaret Mitchell’s … Continue reading

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MINK!

Told by her daughter Wendy, MINK! chronicles the remarkable Patsy Takemoto Mink, a Japanese American from Hawaii who became the first woman of color elected to the U.S. Congress, on her harrowing mission to co-author and defend Title IX, the … Continue reading

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Set Against a Backdrop of World Events, Tim Okamura’s Bold Portraits Emanate Commanding Energy | Colossal

JULY 19, 2022. GRACE EBERT “Fire Fighter” (2021), oil on canvas, 60 x 76 inches Marked with visible brushstrokes and drips of paint, the portraits of  Tim Okamura (previously) blend realistic portrayals of his subjects with the fervent, unrestrained qualities of … Continue reading

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Book Preview: Buses Are A Comin’ – Driving the Green Book

Although Driving the Green Book is over, today we’re sharing a clip from another powerful story about the fight for racial equality. The new book Buses Are A Comin’ by Charles Person is an account of the Freedom Riders movement, … Continue reading

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The Daily Show and Rep. Jim Himes

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