domingo, Setembro 28, 2014

A casa colonial (2004)

The series, intended to recreate daily life in Plymouth Colony in 1628 along the lines of the recreated Plimoth Plantation, brought home to viewers the rigors of life for colonists in the early 17th century. The show was videotaped in a 1000-acre isolated area near Machias, Maine and featured colonists and several members of the current Passamaquoddy tribe of Maine. Historians from Plimoth Plantation and Maine historian and archaeologist Emerson Baker of Salem State College helped to make the setting as accurate as possible.

As canções que você fez pra mim "The Flaming Lips - Race for the prize"

A casa de Fronteira (2002)

Frontier House is a historical reality television series that originally aired on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States from April 29 to May 3, 2002. The series followed three family groups that agreed to live as homesteaders did in the state of Montana on the American frontier in 1883. Each family was expected to establish a homestead and complete the tasks necessary to prepare for the harsh Montana winter. At the end of the series, each family was judged by a panel of experts and historians on their likelihood of survival for each group.

As canções que você fez pra mim "R.E.M. - Nightswimming"

Operaçom Stonehenge

Stonehenge is an icon of prehistoric British culture. This series follows a group of international scientists who believe that a state-of-the-art approach is the key to unlocking Stonehenge's secrets.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Sinead O'Connor - Take me to church"

The Great British Bake Off, série 5

Twelve of Britain's best amateur bakers battle it out over ten weeks in the Bake Off tent.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Kate Bush - Flower of the mountain"

Os barcos que fizerom a Grande Bretanha

The Bronze Age was the time when the British landscape became civilised, with fields, farms and the first roads, but little evidence survives of what life was like three and a half thousand years ago. In 1992, archaeologists in Dover town centre unearthed the most intact Bronze Age boat ever found. Tony Robinson joins a team of experts as they strive to reconstruct the Dover Boat and so unlock the secrets of this mysterious time in our past.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Sinead O'Connor - How about I be me"

Caminhadas polo monte com Ray Mears

Each episode cuts a path through a different landscape, with Ray travelling from dawn till dusk to explore each unique habitat and the incredible wildlife that exists there. Along the way we encounter rivers, dense forests and mountains peaks, as Ray goes in search of some of the UK’s greatest natural treasures.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Lykke Li - I follow rivers"

A história secreta das nossas ruas, série 2

Now, as its people stand at a crossroads in their history, the series travels to Scotland to tell the stories of three archetypal streets in Scotland's three great cities: Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.
Endlessly surprising and not at all what you would expect, the stories of these streets are the story of a nation.
This is the story of Edinburgh's New Town and the Moray Estate - an area unlike anywhere else in Britain, with an architecture and a people seemingly unchanged over almost 200 years.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Basement Jaxx - Rock this road"

Time Team America

Time Team America’s prime-time public television series, interactive website, and youth field schools provide stimulating opportunities for the public to learn about archaeology and explore some of the most important research taking place at sites around the United States.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Tavares - More than a woman"

Os fabulosos sapos de Attenborough

David reveals all aspects of the frogs' life, their anatomy, their extraordinary behaviour and their ability to live in some of the most extreme places on the planet, as he goes on an eye-opening journey into the fabulous lives of frogs.

As canções que você fez pra mim "The Creatures - Gecko"

Luzes brilhantes, Mentes Brilhantes: Um conto de três cidades

Dr James Fox tells the story of three cities in three exceptional years - cities whose artists and thinkers, writers and musicians set the world on a new course.

As canções que você fez pra mim "The Magnetic Fields - You must be out of your mind"

Á busca de Bannockburn

700 years after one of the most significant conflicts in British history, Neil Oliver and Tony Pollard go in search of both the real and imagined Battle of Bannockburn.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Beck - Don't let it go"

A arte da China

Andrew Graham-Dixon undertakes an epic journey to uncover the art of China.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Manic Street Preachers & Richard Hawley - Rewind the film"

Sete Maravilhas do Commonwealth

They venture to the oldest desert on the planet, the most pristine rainforest, the world's greatest waterfall, the largest mangrove swamp, the richest coral reef and the world's most spectacular fjordland. The final wonder is found deep in a cave far closer to home.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Buddy Holly - Everyday"

Vidas radicais de Melvyn Bragg

Melvyn Bragg examines the lives, work and legacy of two men whose ideas have had tremendous consequences both in their own time and down the centuries: John Ball and Thomas Paine.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Cabaret Voltaire - Keep on"

A Costa, O Canal da Mancha

Coast returns with fresh discoveries both around home shores and far beyond. In this first adventure, the team explores surprising stories on both sides of our shallowest, narrowest and busiest seaway - the English Channel.

As canções que você fez pra mim "R.E.M. - Radio Free Europe"

Jardins britânicos ao longo do tempo

Series which explores four iconic British gardens, from Christopher Lloyd's Arts and Craft Great Dixter to Georgian Stowe and from Victorian Biddulph Grange to the quintessentially English Nyman's.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Nelson Cavaquinho - A flor e o espinho"

Maravilhas mecânicas

Documentary presented by Professor Simon Schaffer which charts the amazing and untold story of automata - extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life.

As canções que você fez pra mim "New Order - Doubts even here"

Northern Soul: Viver para o fim de semana

The northern soul phenomenon was the most exciting underground British club movement of the 1970s. At its highpoint, thousands of disenchanted white working class youths across the north of England danced to obscure, mid-60s Motown-inspired sounds until the sun rose. A dynamic culture of fashions, dance moves, vinyl obsession and much more grew up around this - all fuelled by the love of rare black American soul music with an express-train beat.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Freda Payne - Band of gold"

Tens uma amiga, a história de Carole King

Documentary telling, in her own words, the story of Carole King's upbringing in Brooklyn and the subsequent success that she had as half of husband-and-wife songwriting team Goffin and King for Aldon Music on Broadway.
It was during this era in the early 1960s that they created a string of pop hits such as Take Good Care of My Baby for Bobby Vee, The Locomotion for Little Eva and Will You Love Me Tomorrow for the Shirelles, which became the first number 1 hit by a black American girl group. They also wrote the era-defining Up on the Roof for the Drifters and the magnificent Natural Woman for Aretha Franklin.
By 1970 Carole was divorced from songwriting partner Gerry Goffin and had moved to Los Angeles. It was here that she created her classic solo album Tapestry, packed with delightful tunes but also, for the first time, her own lyrics, very much sung from the heart. The album included It's Too Late, I Feel the Earth Move and You've Got a Friend and held the record for the most weeks at number 1 for nearly 20 years. It became a trusted part of everyone's record collection and has sold over 25 million copies to date.
The film features some wonderful unseen material and home movies, and narrates her life as an acclaimed singer-songwriter. To date, more than 400 of her compositions have been recorded by over 1,000 artists, resulting in 100 hit singles.
More recently, in 2013, Carole was the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by the Library of Congress for her songwriting, whilst in 2014 Broadway production Beautiful, which tells her life story during the Goffin and King era, has received rave reviews.
Nowadays Carole King would see herself as an environmental activist as much as a songwriter, and she is to be found constantly lobbying congress in defence of the wildlife and ecosystems of her beloved Idaho

As canções que você fez pra mim "Carole King - It's going to take sometime"

A Costa, Australia.

Coast Australia follows renowned Scottish archaeologist and historian Neil Oliver on his very first trip to Australia, as he and a diverse group of co-hosts gather stories about our spectacular coastline: the history, the people, the archaeology, the geography and the marine life, investigating interesting and little known facts along the way.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Aretha Franklin - Rolling in the deep"

domingo, Julho 13, 2014

O grande desafio das hortinhas

The Big Allotment Challenge is a British television series that was first broadcast on BBC Two in April 2014. It is presented by Fern Britton and is about gardening in Britain.
In Oxfordshire, nine pairs of gardeners compete to win The Big Allotment Challenge 2014. Only one team can win and after each episode, one team leaves the series. There are three gardening judges: Jim Buttress, Jonathan Moseley and Thane Prince

As canções que você fez pra mim "The Hidden Cameras - Carpe Jugular"

França, o lado selvagem

France is our closest neighbour and a popular holiday destination for many of us, but how familiar are we with its wildlife? With breathtaking photography, this film reveals that wolves, wild boar and even bears are living amongst France's many mountains, valleys and forests. Journeying from the Pyrenees to the Alps, all around the mainland to Corsica, this is the story of the 'wild side' of France. Narrated by Paul McGann.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Hercules & Love Affair & John Grant - I try to talk to you"

A revoluçom francesa: rasgando história

A journey through the dramatic and destructive years of the French Revolution, telling its history in a way not seen before - through the extraordinary story of its art. Our guide through this turbulent decade is the constantly surprising Dr Richard Clay, an art historian who has spent his life decoding the symbols of power and authority.
Dr Clay has always been fascinated by vandalism and iconoclasm, and believes much of the untold story of the French Revolution can be discovered through the stories of great moments of destruction. Who were the stone masons in the crowd outside Notre Dame that pulled down the statues of kings? Why do the churches of Paris still carry all the coded signs of anti-Christian state legislation? What does it mean, and who was carrying this out?
Telling the story of the French Revolution - from the Storming of the Bastille to the rise of Napoleon - as the significant modern outbreak of iconoclasm, Clay argues that it reveals the destructive and constructive roles of iconoclasts and how this led directly to the birth of the modern Europe.

As canções que você fez pra mim "The Magnetic Fields - God want us to wait"

Como o Oeste foi ganhado

Series in which Ray Mears explores how the awesome wilderness of the North American continent shaped the story of the Wild West.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Johnny Nash - I can see clearly now"

Planeta macaco

Your animal family as you've never seen it before.

As canções que você fez pra mim "The Ramones - We're a happy family"

Linhas borradas: A nova guerra dos sexos

From bomb threats sent to campaigners for more females on banknotes to sexually explicit pop videos. From extreme laddism at universities to rape jokes in the school yard... Kirsty Wark explores whether there's a new culture abroad in which it's acceptable to write about, talk about, and feature women in a sexually offensive, even abusive way. Or whether the female of the species just needs to 'man up', learn to enjoy a gag, and get used to the 21st century world.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Gal Costa - Vou recomeçar"

A história das mulheres e arte

Professor Amanda Vickery goes on a journey to discover a hidden world of female artistry.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Helen Redden - I am woman"

Histórias dos armários reais

Today, few people's clothes attract as much attention as the royal family, but this is not a modern-day Hello magazine-inspired obsession. As Dr Lucy Worsley reveals, it has always been this way. Exploring the royal wardrobes of our kings and queens over the last 400 years, Lucy shows this isn't just a public preoccupation, but our monarchs' as well. From Elizabeth I to our present queen, Lucy believes that the royal wardrobe's significance goes way beyond the cut and colour of the clothing and that royal fashion is and has always been regarded as their personal statement to their people. So most monarchs have carefully choreographed every aspect of their wardrobe and, for those who have not, there have sometimes been calamitous consequences.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Moby - We are all made of stars"

A vida secreta dos gatos

With the balance of a ballerina, senses so acute they can see what is invisible to humans, and their unique social skills cats are the most popular pets in Britain.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Marcos Valle - Garra"

Majestade e argamassa

From the Tower of London to Buckingham Palace, Dan Cruickshank tells the story of a thousand years of palace building, the mystery of why so many have vanished and the magic of the ones that survive.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Them - Gloria"

A outra história da arte pop

The story of pop art has been culturally canonised as the preserve of a ground-breaking gang of boys, focusing on the likes of Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, or Tom Wesselman. Just like Andy Warhol's soup cans or Lichtenstein's comics, women were simply commodified objects.
However back in the day, pop art was not just a boys' club. The scene was full of female artists, tussling with sexuality, violence and consumer culture every bit as much as their male counterparts. Strangely, their work has been consigned to the margins of history - they started out together, shared the same art dealers and were shown in the same exhibitions, but as the boys' prices skyrocketed, the girls' stayed put. By the end of the sixties they had pretty much been erased from the pop narrative.
In this Culture Show special, Alistair Sooke tracks down the forgotten women artists of pop, finding many of them are still alive and working, their art and their stories ripe for rediscovery. Artists include Pauline Boty, Marisol, Rosalyn Drexler, Idelle Weber, Letty Lou Eisenhauer and Jann Haworth.

As canções que você fez pra mim "The Shangri-Las - Leader of the pack"

24 horas na Terra

The changing position of the sun in the sky affects the behaviour of animals and plants across our planet.
From the moment it rises, animals are waiting, ready to take advantage of the opportunities that the sun creates. A quirky chameleon uses solar power to survive, while a family of lemurs get a morning heat fix. But, as the day progresses and the sun climbs higher in the sky, becoming more powerful, animals must also react as it pushes them toward moments of crisis.
As the sun sets and its great heat and light are extinguished, a night-time world wakes, full of characters who have carved a niche in the darkness. But even in the dead of night, the sun is not lost. Its rays are reflected in the moon, our 'ghost sun.'
We take the rising and setting of the sun for granted, but it is the ultimate game changer. The way the natural world responds will be the difference between success and failure, life or death.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen we are floating in space"

Um renascimento mui britânico

Art historian Dr James Fox makes the case for a singularly British renaissance, telling the stories of the artists and artisans who changed Britain forever.

As canções que você fez pra mim "The King's Singers - The silver swan"

O fantástico mundo dos hormônios

Hormones shape each and every one of us, affecting almost every aspect of our lives - our height, our weight, our appetites, how we grow and reproduce, and even how we behave and feel.
This documentary tells the wonderful and often weird story of how hormones were discovered.
Presenter John Wass, one the country's leading experts on hormones, relates some amazing stories - how as recently as the 19th century boys were castrated to keep their pure soprano voice, how juices were extracted from testicles in the hope they would rejuvenate old men and how true medical heroes like Frederick Banting discovered a way to make insulin, thus saving the lives of countless diabetes sufferers.
And hormones remain at the cutting edge of medicine as we try and deal with modern scourges like obesity.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Buster Poindexter - Hot Hot Hot"

A ciência do solo

For billions of years our planet was devoid of life, but something transformed it into a vibrant, living planet. That something was soil.
It's a much-misunderstood substance, often dismissed as 'dirt', something to be avoided. Yet the crops we eat, the animals we rely on, the very oxygen we breathe, all depend on the existence of the plant life that bursts from the soil every year.
In this film, gardening expert Chris Beardshaw explores where soil comes from, what it's made of and what makes it so essential to life. Using specialist microphotography, he reveals it as we've never seen it before - an intricate microscopic landscape, teeming with strange and wonderful life-forms.
It's a world where the chaos of life meets the permanence of rock, the two interacting with each other to make a living system of staggering complexity that sustains all life on Earth.
Chris explores how man is challenging this most precious resource on our planet and how new science is seeking to preserve it.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Laura Mvula - Green garden"

Jardins britânicos no tempo

Series which explores four iconic British gardens, from Christopher Lloyd's Arts and Craft Great Dixter to Georgian Stowe and from Victorian Biddulph Grange to the quintessentially English Nyman's.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Paul Simon - Graceland"

Os Estuardo

Presented by Dr Clare Jackson of Cambridge University, this new three-part series argues that the Stuarts, more than any other, were Britain's defining royal family.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Freda Payne - Band of gold"

Os Plantageneta

Professor Robert Bartlett tells the extraordinary story of England's most dysfunctional, yet longest ruling, royal dynasty.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Billy Joel - We didn't star the fire"

O grande desafio do desenho interior

The search for Britain's best amateur interior designers. Working in a variety of architectural styles, the contestants have 48 hours to impress both the judges and the homeowners

As canções que você fez pra mim "OMC - How bizarre"

Queer as pop

Documentary charting the men, music and moments that have brought pop music out of the closet and changed the world along the way. Queer as Pop details how the gay clubs and scene have inspired and affected the music mainstream over the last 40 years.
This fascinating documentary shows how music has been influenced by the political and social liberation of gay men, charting key events from the repealing of laws banning homosexuality, through to the emergence of the disco era and the David Bowie-inspired New Romantics.
Chic's Nile Rodgers, DJ Paul Oakenfold, Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters and Erasure's Andy Bell discuss the evolutionary music scene spanning disco, New Romantics and house, through to Lady Gaga and beyond.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Divine - I'm so beautiful"

quinta-feira, Junho 19, 2014

terça-feira, Abril 01, 2014

Frankie Knuckles, 1955-2014

The Warehouse (or the "House" for short) was a nightclub established in northern Chicago, Illinois in 1977 under the direction of Robert Williams. It is today most famous for being what many consider to be the birthplace and heart of "house music" under its first musical director, DJ Frankie Knuckles.
A broad spectrum of dance music was played there; however, first and foremost were R'n'B and Disco. Knuckles experimented with different possibilities of developing an original expression, mixing disco music with European electronic music.
The Warehouse was patronized primarily by gay black and Latino men, who came to dance to disco music played by the club's resident DJ, Frankie Knuckles. It was located at 206 South Jefferson Street in Chicago.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Frankie Knuckles - Your love"

domingo, Março 30, 2014

Cosmos: Uma Odisséia do Espaço-Tempo

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is a 2014 American science documentary television series. The show is a follow-up to the 1980 television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, which was presented by Carl Sagan on the Public Broadcasting Service and is considered a milestone for scientific documentaries. This series was developed to bring back the foundation of science to network television at the height of other scientific-based television series and films. The show is presented by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who was inspired by Sagan as a young college student. Among the executive producers are Seth MacFarlane, whose clout and financial investment was instrumental in bringing the show to broadcast television, and Ann Druyan, Sagan's widow and a co-creator of the original series. The series loosely follows the same thirteen-episode format and storytelling approach that the original Cosmos used, including elements such as the "Ship of the Imagination", but features information updated since the 1980 series along with extensive computer-generated graphics and animation footage augmenting the narration.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne - Rather be"

As costureiras noveis da Bretanha

Amateur sewers take on challenges as they compete to be named Britain's best amateur sewer.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Maxine Brown - Oh, no not my baby"

Os britânicos que construíram o Mundo Moderno

Series telling the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects, led by Norman Foster and Richard Rogers, conquered the globe with their high-tech vision.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Marcelo D2 - Está chegando a hora(Abre alas)"

Os segredos dos ossos

Evolutionary biologist and master skeleton builder Ben Garrod presents a six-part series looking at how bones have enabled vertebrates to colonise and dominate practically every habitat on Earth.

As canções que você fez pra mim "R.E.M. - The sidewinder sleeps tonite"

Grandes viagens polos canais

To celebrate their golden wedding anniversary, actors Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four spectacular canal journeys, sharing a passion that they've enjoyed for decades.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Caetano Veloso & Maria Gadú - Beleza pura"

A terra dos fósseis

Professor Richard Fortey travels to some of the greatest fossil sites on earth to discover more about the distant past.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Caetano Veloso & Maria Gadú - Rapte-me, camaleoa"

Bunkers, Brutalismo e determinaçóm: a poesia do concreto

Two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture in an homage to a style that he sees a brave, bold and bloodyminded. Tracing its precursors to the once-hated Victorian edifices described as Modern Gothic and before that to the unapologetic baroque visions created by John Vanbrugh, as well as the martial architecture of World War II, Meades celebrates the emergence of the Brutalist spirit in his usual provocative and incisive style. Never pulling his punches, Meades praises a moment in architecture he considers sublime and decries its detractors.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Caetano Veloso & Maria Gadú - Sampa (live)"

Hanif Kureishi: Os escritores trazem problemas

Whenever Hanif Kureishi writes a new film or book, something is broken - a taboo, a confidence or new ground. The Buddha of Suburbia and My Beautiful Laundrette author, who first caused a stink turning his experiences of racism, Thatcherism and sexual transgression into corrosive comedy, has amused, provoked, annoyed and betrayed for over four decades now. It is with some relish, it seems, that the barbed and ruthless writer picks up a pen, and waits as friends, lovers and family take cover, fearing what bitter human frailty might get caught in his satirical gaze.
In the year he turns 60, Kureishi is putting out a new book, publicising his latest film and committing his life's archive to the vaults of the British Library. Alan Yentob might have expected to find him in a reflective mood but Hanif Kureishi is not one for mellowing. He takes his duty as national literary nuisance very seriously indeed.

As canções que você fez pra mim "Aracy de Almeida - Último desejo"