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Otherwise It’s Just Firewood

In a feat of musical extreme sports, violinist Daniel Hoffman has just one week to learn to play Irish fiddle with master fiddler James Kelly in County Clare, Ireland, and then to perform with Kelly in concert. Hoffman’s attempt to achieve the impossible and his encounters with Irish philosophers, musicians, and dancers reveals unexpected secrets…

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Jazzy Vegetarian 600s

Jazzy Vegetarian 600 is back for a Sixth Season with new guests, delicious recipes from around the globe, and lots of “food with fun” in a brand new kitchen. Chef Laura Theodore, better known to fans as the “Jazzy Vegetarian,” shares scrumptious plant-based recipes from a Bollywood Kitchen Supper to a Tex-Mex Menu. Theodore with…

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Job Centered Learning

Economists, business owners, and labor leaders have raised alarms about a rising skills gap in the United States between the jobs that are available and those with the skills needed to fill them. Job Centered Learning, a very timely one hour produced by award winning filmmaker Bob Gliner, takes a critical look at the wide…

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Great Decisions in Foreign Policy

The acclaimed global affairs series returns this season with 8 half-hour narrated documentaries on the critical global issues facing America today. The only series on public television dedicated to foreign policy, series examines America’s toughest global challenges,…

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Robert Bly: A Thousand Years of Joy

Robert Bly stands out even among the celebrated, revolutionary generation of American artists who burst forth in the 1950s. Documentary recounts Bly’s singular path from farmer’s son on a wintry Minnesota farm to radical anti-Vietnam War activist to working with Joseph Campbell and translating such mystics as Rumi…

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The Great Transmission

Illuminates the deep love Tibetans have for their endangered wisdom tradition and tells of the efforts of countless generations of Buddhist practitioners–including still living Tibetan refugee and Buddhist lama Tarthang Tulku–who’ve made great sacrifices to keeping the knowledge of Buddhist tradition alive…

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European Christmas Markets

European Christmas Markets and Christmas on the Danube are true holiday treats that will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart and provide your mind with geography and history! Both holiday specials pass through stunning European landscapes, while showcasing history and culture. We hope you’ll schedule one or both this holiday season…

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Communities as Classrooms

An educational experiment in participatory democracy at four schools in El Salvador that can serve as a model here in the US – where viewers see students become actively engaged in solving problems in their own communities, not as an extra-curricular activity, but as part of learning math, language, writing and other basic educational skills …

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Jazzy Vegetarian 500s

Jazzy Vegetarian is back for a 5th season with a new set, new guests, and plenty of quick and easy recipes. From Sunday Brunch to a Garden-Fresh Dinner, “Taste” award-winning Laura Theodore—with help from celebrity guests like Lidia Bastianich and Ricky Medlocke—shows viewers how to cook healthy, delicious vegan food for family and friends…

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