MacArthur Fellows Program
The MacArthur Fellows Program, MacArthur Fellowship, or "Genius Grant" is a prize awarded annually by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation typically to between 20 and 40 individuals, work...
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The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
Lester Brown: 'Vast dust bowls threaten tens of millions with hunger'
Over his 50-year career, Lester Brown has become known for his accurate global environmental predictions. As he enters retirement, he warns the world may face the worst hunger crisis of our lifetimes
The pregnant war photographer who couldn't walk away
War photographer Lynsey Addario's new book "It's what I do: A photographer's life of love and war."
John Zorn
John Zorn's Bar Kokhba troops performing Gevurah Song available on album Circle Maker. Marc Ribot - guitar Cyro Baptista - percussion Mark Feldman - violin E...
Gunther Schuller
The truly gifted composer, conductor, arranger, performer and friend, at work creating the Birth of the Cool Suite for Joe Lovano's Blue Note CD, Streams of ...
Max Roach
The Best!!!
Ornette Coleman
Ornette Coleman Lonely Woman Album: The Shape Of Jazz To Come Released: 1959 Length: 5'02 Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shape_of_Jazz_to_Come.
Twyla Tharp - Twyla Tharp dance
Twyla Tharp Dance video demo Sadler's Wells.
Bill T. Jones - Blind date
Preview clip of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company's multimedia dance performance piece titled Blind Date.
Bill T. Jones - Another evening
Video clip of Another Evening: I Bow Down by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.
Bill T. Jones - As I was saying...
This is a preview clip of As I Was Saying... created and performed by Bill T. Jones, featuring Company dancers Leah Cox and Donal Shorter Jr.
Patternist series
The Patternist series (also known as the Patternmaster series or Seed to Harvest) is a group of science fiction novels by Octavia E. Butler that detail a secret history continuing from the Ancient Egy...
Claire Van Vliet
Claire Van Vliet (born 1933 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a fine artist, illustrator and typographer who founded Janus Press in San Diego, California in 1955. Van Vliet received the Bachelor of Arts in 1952 ...
Sue Goldie
Dr. Sue J. Goldie (born 1962) is the Roger Irving Lee Professor of Public Health, the Director of the Center for Health Decision Science (Harvard School of Public Health) and Faculty Director of the H...
John Kamm
John Kamm is an American businessman and Human Rights activist. He is the founder of The Dui Hua Foundation, a nonprofit humanitarian organization that promotes universal human rights in well-informed...
Billie Young
Billie Jean Young (born 1947) is an actor, activist, poet and educator. She lives in Marion, Alabama from which she travels the world to teach, work with young people.She graduated from Judson Colleg...
Sam-Ang Sam
Sam-Ang Sam is an American ethnomusicologist and recent MacArthur Fellow. As founder of Sam-Ang Sam Ensemble, he has released several albums for sale in mainstream American markets in an attempt to r...
Lester Brown: 'Vast dust bowls threaten tens of millions with hunger'
Over his 50-year career, Lester Brown has become known for his accurate global environmental predictions. As he enters retirement, he warns the world may face the worst hunger crisis of our lifetimes
Lee Breuer
Lee Breuer (born 1937) is an American playwright, theater director, academic, educator, film maker, poet and lyricist.Lee Breuer is a founding co-artistic director of Mabou Mines Theater Company in Ne...
Kun-Liang Guan
Kun-Liang Guan (Chinese: 管坤良; pinyin: Guǎn Kūnliǎng; born 1963), is a Chinese-born American biochemist. He won the MacArthur Award in 1998.
In 1963, Guan was born in Tongxiang (Jiaxing, Zh...
Walter F. Morris, Jr.
Walter F. Morris, Jr. is an American cultural preservationist.
He is coordinator of Mexican initiatives the NGO Aid to Artisans, based in Hartford, Connecticut.He is a member of the Board of the P...
The pregnant war photographer who couldn't walk away
War photographer Lynsey Addario's new book "It's what I do: A photographer's life of love and war."
James Collins (Boston University)
James J. Collins (June 26, 1965) is an American bioengineer, and the Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering & Science and Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT. He is one of the founders o...
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Anthony Braxton
Anthony Braxton (born June 4, 1945) is an American composer and instrumentalist. Braxton has released well over 100 albums since the 1960s. Among the instruments he plays are the sopranino, soprano, C...
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Barbara Block
Barbara Block is an American marine biologist, and Charles & Elizabeth Prothro Professor in Marine SciencesEvolutionary, Cellular and Molecular Physiology, at Stanford University.She has establish...
Albert J. Libchaber
Albert J. Libchaber (born 23 October 1934, Paris) is a Detlev W. Bronk Professor at Rockefeller University. He won the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1986. In 1999 he received the Prix des Trois Physiciens ...
Barbara McClintock
Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992), was an American scientist and one of the world's most distinguished cytogeneticists, who won the 1983 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine. ...
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Edet Belzberg
Edet Belzberg is a documentary filmmaker. She won a 2005 MacArthur Fellowship.
Belzberg received a B.A. in 1991 from the University of Colorado, Boulder and an M.A. in 1997 from the School of Inte...
Elyn Saks
Elyn R. Saks is Associate Dean and Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Gould Law School, an expert in menta...