Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his head in a book, life keeps pulling Jesse back. When his favorite college professor invites him to campus to speak at his retirement dinner, Jesse jumps at the chance. He is prepared for the nostalgia of the dining halls and dorm rooms, the parties and poetry seminars; what he doesn’t see coming is Zibby – a beautiful, precocious, classical-music-loving sophomore. Zibby awakens scary, exciting, long-dormant feelings of possibility and connection that Jesse thought he had buried forever.
The perpetual struggle of a teenager who sees the world as an art and not as reality. A struggle to live exclusively in an imaginary and poetic world created from scratch. A struggle to abandon the connection at the present instant.
The most explosive barehanded combat sequences ever filmed. An electrifying video of martial arts mastery and mayhem. This program takes a behind-the-scenes look at the weapons, the mystical eastern philosophy, and the incredible skills that have made martial arts films one of the most popular genres in the world today.
Art, the artist, receives a circular announcing a prize for the best painting of a desert flower. Woody Woodpecker also reads it and decides to enter the competition. He and Art wage a battle all over the desert regarding who is to paint the only desert flower in the area. Woody wins the battle and the contest, and is awarded a painting of a bag of gold.
A documentary about the making of the 2001 Hip-Hop album "Disposable Arts"
See the world's legendary fighting styles in an entirely new way. As young martial artists Mike Chaturantabut and Matt Mullins fight their way through the world's most prestigious tournament, East meets West in a stunning application of visual technologies and the biomechanical secrets behind the world's martial arts are revealed for the first time. Using a unique graphic technique that allows for "in-the-body" animation of joints and muscles, experts demonstrate the basic principles behind muscular torque and leverage - creating fighting and sparring scenes unlike anything you've ever seen. Weapon masters showcase the physics behind the fiercest weapon styles - the twin broadswords, the Chinese straight sword and the Katana - and demonstrate how warriors can quickly master even common household items - like a traditional Japanese hand fan - to devastate their opponents.
The film follows Allison Forche-Marlow, a beautiful, bright, determined, and organized woman, who never gives up trying to heal her autistic son, whom she fiercely loves, no matter what it demands of everyone.
A high school student really likes his shop class… perhaps a bit too much!
When a troubled teen from Cleveland experiences bullying in Cocoa Beach, he soon learns Martial Arts to gain confidence and self-defense skills.
The film is a love story which tells the impossible tale of two youths who have never before met. The action unrolls in Paris between 1979 and 1980.
ARTS explores the possibilities of creating commercial and personal successes for young artists with various disabilities when encouraged and paired with professional artists working in a field closely related to the artists' area of talent. From fine art, including painting, drawing and photography, to writing, music, drama and other forms of art, the film explores how the arts can create invaluable opportunities for development and growth for persons with disabilities. From social and life skill development, to self-esteem and self-awareness, the film concludes that for those with artistic gifts, career goals can be achieved.
In The Fine Arts, Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby mock their own lack of inspiration: a woman confesses that she’s speaking French in the nude because she has no good ideas but admits that her solution is unoriginal. "I hate the fine arts, I am disgusted by the fine arts, because, um, the fine arts are always made with artifice."
An artist from Continental Europe arrives in England and proceeds to cause havoc.
Also Known As: John Erskine's Bachelor of Arts
A animation film from Émile Cohl.
Recorded Live on August 11, 2013, KEXP and Nature Consortium presents Cloud Cult performing at Camp Long during the 15th Arts in Nature Festival.
Special honoring the grand masters of the martial arts with guest stars from film and television, music performances, live demonstrations, competitions and tributes to Jackie Chan, Bennie "The Jet" Urquidez, Cynthia Rothrock, Billy Blanks, Ernie Reyes Sr., and Shaka Zulu.
Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, this in-depth documentary offers viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the history of the martial arts film -- from the genre's rebellious beginnings to high-flying modern epics. Jackson takes you through the best moments of 100 movies, including Charlie's Angels and Oscar winner Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Interviews with martial arts film veterans Sammo Hung, John Woo and Ang Lee round out the video.
The tusk from a mammoth and a whale skeleton are found in a grotesque mix of bricks and destruction - a zoological museum has been blown up. Images of the bisected building with all the scattered remains of stuffed animals are broadcast worldwide along with the statement sent out by the underground group of artists who claim responsibility: "This is not entertainment. It is not a political statement. It is not even news... This is art!"
A Jerry Colonna-like artist takes us on a tour of a wacky museum
Arts '73, Arts '74 and Arts '75 was a Canadian television series which aired on CBC Television between March 8, 1973 and June 22, 1975. The show was hosted by Helen Hutchinson, Sol Littman and Pat Patterson Some of the featured people included painter A.Y. Jackson, radio producer Andrew Allan, painter Jack Chambers, film historian John Kobal, tapestry maker Tamara Jaworski and composer Marek Norman. Arts was a newsmagazine which featured items and guests from the subject of arts including visual, literary and performing arts in Canada and international.
Arts Plus was a weekly Lifestyle programme showing the tradition and culture of India. It ran in 1996 on Star Plus. It had a total of 13 episodes which were telecast once a week.
Sunday Arts is a weekly program on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Australia every Sunday. It gives a broad view of the various artists working in Australia today ranging from theatre, music, visual art, film, literature, to indigenous, cultural, and street art. It was hosted by Michael Veitch from 2006 until its cancellation in November 2009.
The Lively Arts was a weekly half-hour CBC Television programme about arts and culture. It ran from October 1961 to June 1964. The show was composed of filmed and studio interviews, either produced by the CBC or purchased from the BBC and others.
Martial Arts Cooking Legend Bistro-Recipe is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoto Tsushima and serialized in Comic BonBon in 1999. It was adapted into an anime television series which aired on NHK BS-2 satellite channel from December 11, 2001 to June 25, 2002. In the United States the anime was dubbed by 4Kids Entertainment in cooperation with Enoki Films; Enoki Films held the license and contracted the dubbing to 4Kids. The anime premiered as Fighting Foodons and it aired on the FoxBox. The Chinese version was premiered as Kung Fu Snacks and it aired on TVB Jade in Hong Kong. It had also aired on Fairchild TV in Canada starting on May 22, 2005. Its English dub theme song is a remix and a redub of Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld.
EGG, the arts show was an American nonfiction television program that aired on PBS from 2000 to 2003. EGG documented both the famous and the unusual aspects and projects of classical and modern arts; its narrator was Elaine Stritch. Produced by WNET, Jeff Folmsbee served as Executive Producer. Mark Mannucci was series producer. EGG won a Peabody Award in 2002. Trio channel cable network has aired the series in reruns. Pat Rabdau worked as a producer and cameraman. You can find past episodes here at Little Big Pictures
The Seven Lively Arts is an American anthology series that aired on Sunday afternoons in 1957 on CBS television. The series was executive produced John Houseman, and hosted by New York Herald Tribune critic John Crosby. The title was taken from the influential book of same name written by the cultural critic Gilbert Seldes, in which he argued that the low arts deserved as much critical attention as the high arts. The eleven programs produced were—not in order: ⁕'The Revivalists' -- a profile of contemporary evangelism ⁕'Hollywood around the World' -- a profile of overseas film productions directed by Mel Ferrer ⁕'The Blast in Centralia #5' -- about a 1947 mine blast in Centralia, Illinois ⁕'Here is New York' -- an essay about the city written by E.B. White and narrated by E.G. Marshall. ⁕'A Few Folks And Their Songs' -- a program on folk music, hosted by Theodore Bikel ⁕'The Nutcracker' -- the first television production of Tchaikovsky's ballet ⁕'The World of Nick Adams' -- an adaptation combining five early Ernest Hemingway stories ⁕'Profile of a Composer' -- a profile of American composer and choralist Norman Dello Joio ⁕'Gold Rush' -- a ballet choreographed by Agnes de Mille
Breakfast with the Arts is a television program that aired on A&E from 1991 until 2007. In its first decade the program focused on classical music, dance, opera, jazz, the visual arts, theater, and film. American television audiences first heard live performances and interviews with Juan Diego Florez, Deborah Voigt, Richard Bona, Michel Camillo, Janet McTeer, Pierre Laurent Aimard, and Susan Graham on Breakfast with the Arts. Other notable guests included Catherine Deneuve, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Caine, Vanessa Redgrave, Kirk Douglas, Yoko Ono, Plácido Domingo, Daniel Barenboim, Michael Tilson Thomas, Jeremy Irons, Kate Mulgrew, Audra McDonald, Uta Hagen, Arturo Sandoval, Dave Brubeck, Terence Blanchard, Ron Howard, and Robert Altman. Later the programming was broadened to include rock music. Guests included country musician Bonnie Raitt, rock band Los Lobos, pop artist Avril Lavigne, actress Lauren Bacall, and pop singer Natasha Bedingfield. The host for the first 12 years was Peabody Award winning broadcaster Elliott Forrest; later episodes were hosted by Karina Huber. TV personality Timberly Whitfield also served as a correspondent and interviewed celebrities for the program.
Features the stories of artists, makers, and creative institutions right here in our backyard of Western New England and across the country. A celebration of all things creative, AHA! features everything from the traditional to the innovative.