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A member of the celebrated string trio Orchestrio Zurich—also known as “the smallest orchestra in the world”—Noriko Kawamura started playing violin at
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Formed by a group of five in 2005, HANDSIGN are known for their buoyant performances that blend dance, song and original sign language. Here in Japan
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Yale University Senior and Comedian, Yael Zinkow performs a stand up routine on how to give the perfect TED talk.
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A zany kingdom inhabited by lithe denizens in lush, unearthly plumage. A troupe of master acrobats, mimes, comics and storytellers offering vignettes
Born into a family of renowned Japanese textile designers with a four-century tradition and trained under the expert eyes of his father and grandfathe
When he was just 25, Yoshiharu Habu became the only player ever to simultaneously seize all seven titles of the ancient board game known as shogi. He’
Few people would consider the ukulele a serious musical instrument. Until, that is, they hear Jake Shimabukuro play one. Jake’s uncommon compositions
TEDxBroadway aims to engage all participants and stakeholders in the vitality of the community—both on stage and in the audience—to develop a vision a
Ryutaro Kaneko knows the booming, heart-pounding rhythms a taiko drum can produce: he toured the world as a central performer of famed drum troupe Kod
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