Petite Feet: Ballet Adventures with Liz
Manufacturer: Petite Feet Videos Brand: Petite Feet Videos
Petite Feet uses engaging and imaginative exercises, games and stories to introduce children to basic ballet positions and vocabulary, as well as general dance and musical concepts. Focusing on the creative potential of dance and its storytelling possibilities, Petite Feet encourages children between the ages of 2-5 to learn fundamental and age-appropriate ballet steps, to build confidence and coordination, and, of course, to have fun! Featuring original music and a colorful set, along with the Story of the Dancing Dolls and some help from Waldo the Walrus, this 26 minute video is a great way for kids to stay active on a rainy day-and a sunny one too! After graduating from Yale with a BA in Theatre Studies, Liz Vacco has been a ballet and early childhood educator for nine years, teaching through New York City Ballet's Education Program and at various dance studios and public schools throughout the city. She has always been a dancer who acts and an actor who dances, and she draws from both these worlds in her teaching and performance.
Sign Language 101: A Beginner's Guide to American Sign Language
Manufacturer: Channel Resources Brand: Sign Language 101: A Beginner's Guide to American Model: SL-101
This video is excellent for every American Sign Language (ASL) student as well as teachers, parents, and professionals learning ASL to communicate clearly and naturally. You will learn how to sign the alphabet, numbers, colors, holidays, calendar, grammar, sentence structures, ASL Idioms and hundreds of vocabulary along with bonus features. This video has also been developed for students and teachers from all schools, colleges, libraries and universities to use in all sorts of courses and programs promoting American Sign Language.
Mastering Krav Maga (Volume I) 6 DVD Set -- Self-Defense (Beginner to Advanced)
Manufacturer: ISRAELI KRAV MAGA/CS Brand: Israeli Krav Maga
2013 DV Awards -- Best Instructional Series 2014 Communicator Award -- How-To/Instructional In Mastering Krav Maga (Vol. I), Israeli Krav Maga Association U.S. Chief Instructor David Kahn teaches essential techniques to defend against all manners of unarmed attack from the yellow, orange, and green belt levels of the Israeli krav maga curriculum (beginner to advanced). The DVDs are companions to David's two books (St. Martins Press), Krav Maga and Advanced Krav Maga. Many of these latest-evolution techniques have not seen outside of Israel; the most up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive unarmed krav maga instruction available. DVD 1 â€“ Upper Body Combatives DVD 2 â€“ Upper Body Defenses DVD 3 â€“ Lower Body Combatives and Defenses DVD 4 â€“ Retzev (â€œContinuous Combat Motionâ€), Choke, and Grab Releases DVD 5 â€“ Takedowns, Controls, Clinches and Multiple Opponents DVD 6 â€“ Groundfighting Running time: approximately 380 minutes David Kahn received his advanced blackbelt teaching certifications from Grandmaster Haim Gidon, 10th dan. David trains the public, celebrities and federal, state and municipal law enforcement agencies along with the U.S. and British militaries in the Israeli method. David was featured by Special Operations Report, Military.com, Armed Forces Network, USMC Combat Camera, Men's Fitness, Men's GQ, Esquire, Men's Vogue, New Yorker, Self, Traveler, N.Y. Post, L.A. Times, ACE Fitness and USA Today. D...
Manufacturer: Olive Films Brand: Olive Films Model: 17203211
All the passion and spectacle of Bizet's Carmen comes to life in this dazzling screen opera starring Placido Domingo and Julia Migenes-Johnson. In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen (Migenes-Johnson) seduces a naive Army corporal, Don Jose (Domingo), newly assigned to the village fortress. Jose abandons his career, his fiancâ€še and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. But soon she spurns him in favor of a toreador, Escamillo (Ruggero Raimondi). Crazed with jealousy, Jose begs Carmen to return to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy. Shot entirely on location in Andalusia Spain, Bizet's Carmen has been hailed as the definitive version of this classic opera. Superbly directed by Francesco Rosi (Illustrious Corpses).NOTE:There will be silence for 20 seconds at the beginning of the movie after which you can hear audience cheering.This is made intentionally by the studio.
Nova: The Fabric of the Cosmos
Manufacturer: PBS Brand: Unknown
The Fabric of the Cosmos, based on the book by physicist and author Brian Greene, takes us to the frontiers of physics to see how scientists are piecing together the most complete picture yet of space, time and the universe. With each step, audiences will discover that just beneath the surface of our everyday experience lies a world wed hardly recognize, a startling world far stranger and more wondrous than anyone expected. Physicist-author Brian Greene, whose Nova presentation The Elegant Universe made string theory comprehensible to the armchair scientist, returns with the four-part Fabric of the Cosmos, an even more whiz-bang approach to current ideas in physics. Imagine the final section of 2001: A Space Odyssey interrupted by talking heads and voiceover narration, and you'll get a grasp for the baffling realm Greene and his cadre of brainiacs enter here: theories of quantum physics, "entanglement" (that one'll mess with your mind), and the possibility of a multiverse, a set of universes beyond our own visible one. Various explanations for the Big Bang are also explored. Greene, a humorous if somewhat awkward presenter, knows perfectly well he is dealing with stuff that goes beyond the knowledge of the average viewer, so he offers many examples and demonstrations, and the information is reliably intriguing. Not so intriguing is the show's overall style, which is so full of pulsating graphics and cutesy metaphors that it might prove headache-inducing. Too bad the makers of...
Concerto, One Night in Central Park
Manufacturer: Verve Model: 25137135
Internationally acclaimed tenor Andrea Bocelli gives a once in a lifetime, free concert as a gift to New York City on Central Park s Great Lawn. This spectacular film is the ultimate Bocelli collection, appealing to both loyal fans and new admirers alike. The varied repertoire includes some of Bocelli s finest performances to date from both the worlds of classical and pop he so successfully straddles unlike any other artist. And for the first time ever captures the many sides of Bocelli s musical passions all in one show. Additional performers include The New York Philharmonic, under the direction of musical director Alan Gilbert, with special guests Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, Bryn Terfel, Chris Botti, David Foster, Andrea Griminelli, Nicola Benedetti, Anna Maria Martinez and Pretty Yende. Bocelli is widely regarded as the most popular Italian tenor in the world with more than seventy million albums sold. Attended by over 60,000 people, Reuters called the Central Park concert dazzling, as well as an important career milestone. Bocelli lovingly described the opportunity to sing on the Great Lawn as his father s dream finally realized. Included in this film are five new songs; a stirring Amazing Grace; the iconic, New York, New York, with Tony Bennet; a swinging rendition of More, with Chris Botti and David Foster; Volare, also with Foster, and Your Love (Once Upon A Time In The West) from the famous film of the same name.
Rhapsody In Blue
Manufacturer: Warner Archive Brand: Warner
Rhapsody in Blue is a story that is as enchanting as the music of its central character, the legendary George Gershwin. Robert Alda plays the talented composer in this moving tribute to one of America's premier musical artists. Although it was intended that the Gershwins' eldest son, Ira, take piano lessons, it was his younger brother George who displayed a real talent for music. Following years of practice and an assortment of jobs, George worked his way from a music hall pianist to a Tin Pin Alley "song plugger." Gershwin experienced his first great success with "Swanee" (sung in the film by the man who made it famous, the inimitable Al Jolson). Despite his ensuing accomplishments with hit songs and stage successes, the musical genius yearned for something greater - to create unique American music, combining the European classics and popular songs. In addition to its inspirational story, Rhapsody in Blue is musically uplifting, featuring a two hour feast of classic Gershwin.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
The Great Waltz
Manufacturer: Warner Archive Brand: Warner Manufacturing
Dazzling? Daring? The Great Waltz may have you searching for ways to describe its great charms. This cinematic rhapsody loosely based on the life of composer Johann Strauss is truly "an overlooked gem" (The Motion Picture Guide). To capture what the film calls "the spirit" of Strauss' music, The Great Waltz combines exquisite craftsmanship with spirited inventiveness. The splendid backlot re-creations of Viennese settings range from convivial biergartens to ornate palaces. Dimitri Tiomkin's arrangements of Strauss' incredible music (with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II) swirl and dive. And the camerawork glides with bravura artistry. Julien Duvivier directs, getting radiant performances from two-time Oscar(r) winner**Luise Rainer (The Great Ziegfeld, The Good Earth), Fernand Gravet and Oscar(r)-nominated diva Miliza Korjus. Wonderful? Phenomenal? Choose your own description.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
United 93 (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)
Manufacturer: Universal Studios Home Entertainment Brand: UNI DIST CORP. (MCA) Color: color
It's an event that shook the world. Honest, unflinching and profoundly moving, United 93 tells the unforgettable story of the heroic passengers and crew members who prevented the terrorists from carrying out their plans for the fourth hijacked plane on September 11, 2001. As on-ground military and civilian teams scrambled to make sense of the unfolding events, forty people who sat down as strangers found the courage to stand up as one.
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