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January 21, 2015

Video of the Week: Kids React to Typewriters

A viral video in the UK this week that featured a “grandfather” trying to unfreeze his computer by using a hairdryer inspired thousands of LOLs and heehees. You probably know…

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Live dance and video evening

The Mimi Garrard Dance Company presents a concert of live dance and video at New York Live Arts. They’re premiering a new work by Austin Selden and two new works…

January 29, 2016

Bulletin Board: Participants Needed For a Brain Study and Online Video Series

…get involved in projects of various kinds. In our occasional Bulletin Board feature, we’ll pass along any that look worth following up. Star in a Video Series About Love Are…

June 24, 2014

Video of the Week: Kids React to (More) Old Technology

Video link for mobile If you’re a hoarder, you might still have boxes of cassette tapes stashed away somewhere; maybe you still have a player. Hold onto them! Just over…

February 3, 2015

Video of the Week: Golfing With Ida

…first came across Cohen through his Made in Brooklyn video series; Cohen had filmed 92-year-old shoemaker Frank Catalfumo at work in Greenpoint. Frank tells a good story of his 68…

April 5, 2017

Video: An Octogenarian Shows the World True Style

…frail. You walk like a duck to prevent several falls. I’m a fallen woman.” She was asked by a site called StyleLikeU to appear in a video series about style…

August 5, 2014

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Leonard Cohen’s Ode to Passion

…remembering, can you watch it and not weep from the beauty of this video.” With a thank you to Jan, here it is. Cohen, a Buddhist, has long seen love…

May 6, 2016

Video: She’s 91 and She’ll Know When It’s Time to Go

No, this very short PBS “Brief But Spectacular” video is not about Flossie Lewis’s secret for “staying young.” It’s about growing old, knowing when it’s time to go and dying…

December 9, 2014

Video of the Week: Because Who Is Perfect?

(Video link) Last week we showed a video of Jacelyn O’Shaughnessy talking about the moment when she was finally able to tell herself that her body was OK – cellulite,…

July 21, 2015

Video of the Week: Watching My Name Go By

(Video link for mobile) While so many New Yorkers left their city for suburban calm during the mid-1970s, Britain was having a love affair with NYC’s unbridled self-expression – and…

February 24, 2015

Video of the Week: Just GO

…the problem-solving challenges. In this video, he talks about what he gets out of it and why he prefers the company of the younger people he finds on the slopes….

July 14, 2015

Video: The White House Conference on Aging

  (Video link for mobile) Every 10 years, the White House convenes a panel of experts, seniors and those who serve them to develop new initiatives for the decade ahead….

July 8, 2016

Video: Norman Lear Takes on Aging

…own. In this New York Times video by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, whose documentary about Norman Lear has just opened in theaters, he’s hearing a succession of older actors…

August 4, 2016

Video of the Week: How to Age Gracefully

  When Canada’s CBC decided last year to end its long running radio show “WireTap,” the show decided to say see ya with a video. The message:” We never stop…

March 7, 2016

Video of the Week: Why Stay in Chernobyl?

…us healthy and strong as we age. Stay tuned for the theatrical release of “Babushkas” and see if there’s a screening near you; meanwhile, get the backstory in this video….