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Video Concert: A Short History of Jewish Music in Poland

For almost 1,000 years, the Jewish community lived and Jewish music thrived in Poland.  In this presentation, a quartet from Chicago's Maxwell Street Klezmer Band highlights the story of klezmer and Jewish folk music, as well as drawing portraits of a few of the many Polish Jewish musicians of the 20th century. This presentation was...


Feature Film: Ocean’s Eleven

Danny Ocean wants to score the biggest heist in history. He combines an eleven member team, including Frank Catton, Rusty Ryan and Linus Caldwell. Their target? The Bellagio, the Mirage and the MGM Grand. All casinos owned by Terry Benedict. It's not going to be easy, as they plan to get in secretly and out...

COSMOS: Who Speaks for Earth?

Carl Sagan considers the significance of science and discuss the importance of human survival in the nuclear age.