Tag Archives: performance
In this highly personal talk from MED, magician and stuntman David Blaine describes what it took to hold his breath underwater for 17 minutes — a world record (only two… Read more
Marc Pachter has conducted live interviews with some of the most intriguing characters in recent American history as part of a remarkable series created for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery…. Read more
Scottish funnyman Rory Bremner convenes a historic council on the Global stage — as he lampoons Gordon Brown, Barack Obama, George W. Bush and a cast of other world leaders… Read more
Imogen Heap plays a powerful stripped-down version of "Wait It Out," from her new record, Ellipse.
Natasha Tsakos presents part of her one-woman, multimedia show, "Upwake." As the character Zero, she blends dream and reality with an inventive virtual world projected around her in 3D animation… Read more
Kaki King, the first female on Rolling Stone's "guitar god" list, rocks out to a full live set at 2008, including her breakout single, "Playing with Pink Noise." Jaw-dropping virtuosity… Read more
One-of-a-kind R&B group Naturally 7 beatboxes an orchestra's worth of instruments to groove through their smooth single, "Fly Baby."
In this hilariously lively performance, actress Sarah Jones channels an opinionated elderly Jewish woman, a fast-talking Dominican college student and more, giving 2009 just a sample of her spectacular character… Read more
Ursus Wehrli shares his vision for a cleaner, more organized, tidier form of art — by deconstructing the paintings of modern masters into their component pieces, sorted by color and… Read more