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Miro Community Video Highlights 7/12/11

July 12th, 2011 by Leen

Welcome to Week 5 of Miro Community Video Highlights! Miro Community is an open-source video aggregation and presentation service that allows anyone to develop their own video community. If you’re inspired to start your own site, it’s easy to get started & import video from anywhere on the web. Make Your Site Today >>

Dub FX ‘Flow’ feat. Mr. Woodnote

Listen to this awesome beat – the passion of this beatbox & sax duo breaks the mold of contemporary music styles by bringing in a flashy urban feel. The saxophone adds a jazzy soulfulness to their music.

This video was published by the the Bristol Community Channel. They curate videos about community news, documentaries, and the culture of Bristol.

How Does Your Memory Work?

Our identities are based on our memories. That’s the basis of this intriguing documentary that reshapes our understanding of the human memory. It’s a compilation of different experiments on kids and adults – with shocking results. According to this film, our memory is much more than remembering certain facts, it is about mental time travel; our ability to go back in time which develops over time.

We got this video from The Psychology Video Collection, in which David Webb showcases the best online psychology videos. Webb wants psychology to be accessible to everyone.

CTN Ann Arbor teams up with MC!

Reflecting a unique television experience – Community Television Network (CTN) is now streaming videos online using Miro Community. Their new site allows users to submit videos, comment, and organize content according to interest of the viewing audience.

CTNAnnArbor showcases videos about their city – people, places, services and ideas.

Miro Community Video Highlights 7/5/2011

July 5th, 2011 by Emily

Welcome to Week 4 of Miro Community Video Highlights! Miro Community is an open-source video aggregation and presentation service that allows anyone to develop their own video community. If you’re inspired to start your own site, it’s easy to get started & import video from anywhere on the web. Make Your Site Today >>

Follow Hip-Hop History Through Music Videos and Interviews

If you’re a rapper, disc jockey, or simply a hip-hop enthusiast, you should absolutely check out the Atlantic Hip-Hop Miro Community site. The source for hip-hop music in Atlantic Canada, Atlantic Hip-Hop exposes the Canadian music scene through documentaries, interviews, and catchy music videos.

A particularly alluring video they feature is called “The 902 Documentary,” a chronicle of the popularity of the hip-hop scene as it continues to grow in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Flourishing Folk Music in Virginia

A renowned music festival exemplifying the talents of many artists, FloydFest is an annual celebration that takes place in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia.

The musical abilities of folk bands are exposed through performances at the FloydFest, which attracts big name groups like Grace Potter and the Nocturnals and Kat Mills to unknown musicians trying to make it big.

This entry was published by the Floyd Video Community, which highlights the events and news of Floyd County, Virginia through web videos. Their website is intended to offer a sense of community and serve as a way to spread information about the lives of the inhabitants of Floyd County.

Be a Technology Expert with Help From Amherst Media

This brief instructional video explores techniques for editing sounds. By following a few simple steps, you can easily learn how to use the Media Player Classic to edit samples and set parameters.

The video was published by MarsOnEarthTV on the Amherst Media video page. Amherst Media is non-profit organization that provides public access information and is home to a communication and technology center in Massachusetts. They run public access, educational, and government television channels, have a vast amount online videos, and host regular workshops.

Miro Community Video Highlights 6/27/11

June 27th, 2011 by Leen

Welcome to Week 3 of Miro Community Video Highlights! Miro Community is an open-source video aggregation and presentation service that allows anyone to develop their own video community. If you’re inspired to start your own site, it’s easy to get started & import video from anywhere on the web. Make Your Site Today >>

Wired for Change Remix – Inspiring Technology for Social Good

The Project of Digital Ethnography and the Berkman Center at Harvard invited people to create a short remix video with material from the Ford Foundation’s Wired for Change event that shows what they think about digital culture and Internet rights.

One entry to the The Wired for Change Remix Competition is a remix by So Eun-Park which focuses on the importance of ensuring that technology is accessible for everyone – particularly marginalized populations, such as poor people, rural people, elderly people, and disabled people.

The Have & Have Nots

This short documentary profiles Madena Henderson as she explores the cost of education. Madena went on to be awarded a prize to receive $2000 by POV to build the project into something bigger with the help of professional mentors.

The video was published by Sanctuary TV, the online video channel for The Sanctuary for Independent Media. The Sanctuary hosts screening, production and performance facilities, training in media production and a meeting space for artists, activists and independent media makers of all kinds.

The Tribe – DC Summer – Parkour and Freerunning

Check out The Tribe as they take on DC this summer! In this awesome video, The Tribe meet in DC for one week to train and tear up the streets of our Nation’s capitol.

We got this video from TXPK Video Beta, a video website for Texas Parkour which is a nonprofit community, service, and teaching organization and more. The site is aimed to create a community around the video that we (that includes you) create.

Miro Community Video Highlights 6/20/11

June 20th, 2011 by Serena Kim

Welcome to Week 2 of Miro Community Video Highlights! Miro Community is an open-source video aggregation and presentation service that allows anyone to develop their own video community. If you’re inspired to start your own site, it’s easy to get going & import video from anywhere on the web. Make Your Site Today >>

No women, no peace campaign video

This cool advocacy video lets you find out more about the importance of women’s participation in peace and reconciliation. No women, no peace, a campaign by Gender Action for Peace and Security UK (GAPS), says that women’s voices are not heard and women’s contributions to peace and reconciliation are not taken into account. I think this is a big issue that deserves more attention.

We got this video from nist.tv – collecting feminist videos from across the web and around the world.

The Pace Report: “The Words of a Wise Professor” The Sean Jones Interview

Meet Sean Jones. Brian Pace chats with the talented jazz trumpeter and full-time Assistant Professor at Duquesne University. His latest disc “No Need For Words” – his sixth release for Mack Avenue Records – just came out, a few days shy of his 33rd birthday. Find out more at seanjonesmusic.com

This video comes from Pittsburgh on Video – a community-based video hub that connects Pittsburgh video creators to local viewers.

You and Me, Bess live on Kimmel August 2010

Listen to the sweet notes of a harp – Joanna Newsom performs ‘You and Me’, Bess on Jimmy Kimmel Live in August 2010. Newsom is an American harpist, pianist and singer-songwriter from Nevada City, California.

We got this video from Joanna Newsom TV, which collates and categorizes various Joanna videos from around the Web.



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