Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis

 

On July 7, 2007, more than 100 musical acts performed at a series of worldwide concerts collectively called Live Earth, kicking off a multi-year campaign to combat climate change and advocate environmentally sustainable living. The CD/2DVD Live Earth package brings together the most popular artists and best performances at Wembley Stadium in London, Giants Stadium in New Jersey and Makuhari Messe in Japan from this truly global musical summit. The organizers say Live Earth was the largest global entertainment event ever held. The 2-hour broadcast reached audiences in more than 130 countries through radio, television, and the Internet. Live Earth attracted a record online live audience of more than 8 million people. Within the following two weeks alone, more than 55 million video streams hadbeen watched. SPECIAL NOTE : Live Earth’s net proceeds from the sale of this DVD/CD package benefit the Alliance for Climate Protection. It includes my performance of “La Isla Bonita” featuring Gogol Bordello!

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The Queen’s DVD Club

When Teri Horton, a 73-year-old former long-haul truck driver with an eighth grade education bought a painting in a thrift shop for five dollars, she didn’t know that it would pit her against the most powerful people in the art community and perhaps forever change the way art is authenticated around the world. Who The #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? is a rollicking adventure that documents a 15-year war with the art world’s inner circle, lifts the veil on how art is bought and sold in America and introduces audiences to the funny, profane and utterly unforgettable Teri Horton. Click here to learn more about Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock?

The Queen’s DVD Club

Graham

You should check out this DVD.  One of the great artistic forces of the twentieth century, performer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham had a profound influence on me. Criterion presents a sampling of her stunning craft, all collaborations with television arts-programming pioneer Nathan Kroll. A Dancer’s World (1957), narrated by Graham herself, is a glimpse into her class work and methodology. Appalachian Spring (1959) and Night Journey (1961) are two complete Graham ballets, the first a celebration of the American pioneer spirit, scored by Aaron Copland, the second a powerfully physical rendering of the Oedipus myth. These are signature Graham works and tributes to the art of the human body.