1977 Nevelson in Process | From the Vaults

1977 Nevelson in Process | From the Vaults

(electronic music) (traffic sounds) – We’re on the corner now, of the church. In fact, where the red sign is is exactly where the church will be. – Oh yes. – Is the roof up? – Yes, oh yes. – Looks terrific. – Well I think that is– – Isn’t that nice? – Oh, isn’t […]

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Bang The Drum: The Life & Death of a Small Town Music Scene

Bang The Drum: The Life & Death of a Small Town Music Scene

Don’t know what it was about Farmington specifically not a metropolitan area by any means it wasn’t as far as saying Louis st Louis are still really intimidating geography. I mean, it could be something bigger than that It could be something that means more part of it I think were the promoters who really? […]

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Rising Hip-Hop Star Chika Risked It All To Pursue Her Dream

Rising Hip-Hop Star Chika Risked It All To Pursue Her Dream

She’s representing something positive for us. This is a voice that needs to be heard. This is a voice that’s going to be heard. I had to not just fight to be a rapper, fight to be in the public eye- I had to fight to be alive. I’ve survived literally a lot. I was […]

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Miles Davis – Birth Of The Cool (Trailer)

Miles Davis – Birth Of The Cool (Trailer)

Music has always been like a curse with me. It’s the first thing in my life. Go to bed thinkin’ about it and wake up thinkin’ about it. That’s all I live for. Miles started very early. He looked at things differently, he saw things differently, without a doubt the most unique person I’ve ever […]

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Art in Public Places, 1973 | From the Vaults

Art in Public Places, 1973 | From the Vaults

(gentle music) – [Russell Connor] It seems funny to say it, but long before there was an “art world” there was art in the world. For an artist in New York or any towering modern city it’s very difficult to catch the interest of the public, unless he designs billboards, gas stations, or giant hot […]

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Paygaam – Outro – 3arlobE | Official Music Video

♩ Waddup! ♩ ♩ MiniMinati in the hood ♩ ♫ This is my message I deliver to my home town ♫ ♫ Dissin you rappers is my mission I won’t back down ♫ ♫Acting like the one who made it ♫ ♫ Rated still below the average ♫ ♫ Savage that you claim to be […]

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Peace Through Wrestling: The Fascinating Life of Antonio Inoki

Peace Through Wrestling: The Fascinating Life of Antonio Inoki

Hello and welcome back to picsandportraits. In the past I’ve made no secret of being a huge wrestling fan. I won’t, but I could go on for hours about its athletic and artistic merit. I also recognize that despite spikes in popularity this is still very much a niche form of entertainment. However some performers […]

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Meriem Bennani: In Between Languages | Art21 “New York Close Up”

Meriem Bennani: In Between Languages | Art21 “New York Close Up”

We’re in the middle of installing “Party on the CAPS”. So this curved wall that we picked up in three parts, it’s going to be put together, painted, and then eventually installed. That will be, actually, a screen. I have these parameters, which is the sound, the editing, the animation. Everything is designed for the […]

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Underground LSD Palace

Underground LSD Palace

HAMILTON MORRIS: Dearest Krystle, I cannot express the excitement within me when I think that shortly we will meet face to face. Over the years, I’ve read your books and watched your videos, perused court documents, police records, and affidavits, yet I still feel confused about what happened between you, Todd, and the LSD laboratory […]

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The Art of Indonesia: Tales from the Shadow World, 1990 | From the Vaults

The Art of Indonesia: Tales from the Shadow World, 1990 | From the Vaults

(wind whistling) (singing) – [Narrator] The island was encompassed by ocean’s waters and resonant with the songs of birds. (birds whistling) There were wooded groves and well-kept fields, spacious villages, their lands neatly divided. The tips of the wild banana bent seductively to the hand. And when the wind blew, the gods let fall a […]

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