Set against the gritty background of New York City's East Village, the revolutionary rock opera Rent tells the story of a group of bohemians struggling to survive. Measuring their lives in love , these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and the AIDS epidemic.Rent is based on Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical, one of the longest running shows on Broadway. This raw and riveting musical stars Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Tracie Thoms and is directed by Chris Columbus.
Erscheinungsdatum: 25.07.2017, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: A Study Guide for Tessa Bridal's 'The Tree of Red Stars', Autor: Gale, Cengage Learning, Verlag: Gale, Study Guides, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: STUDY AIDS // Study Guides, Rubrik: Bildungswesen (Schule // Hochschule), Seiten: 52, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 68 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Erscheinungsdatum: 25.07.2017, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: A Study Guide for Junot Diaz's 'The Sun, the Moon, the Stars', Autor: Gale, Cengage Learning, Verlag: Gale, Study Guides, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: STUDY AIDS // Study Guides, Rubrik: Bildungswesen (Schule // Hochschule), Seiten: 56, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 72 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Produced by Emmy award winning producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog, The Eighties is the third series in the acclaimed documentary strand chronicling American society and popular culture in the later twentieth century. As the Cold War ended, the world learned of a mysterious virus that defied a cure and triggered a global pandemic. Wall Street brokers became the new rock stars but the economic boom led to a material excess and corruption. The personal computer signalled a technological revolution. The music world discovered hip-hop, MTV, Prince and U2, but lost John Lennon. Hill Street Blues, St. Elsewhere and Cheers brought new sophistication to televised storytelling. And throughout the decade, Ronald Reagan left his mark as few public figures do, enjoying unprecedented popularity but also enduring a scandal that nearly derailed his presidency. This epic series uses rare archival footage and interviews with renowned journalists, historians, musicians and television artists to paint a vivid and compelling portrait of a decade of lasting consequence. Raised on Television An explosion of new channels and the advent of the VCR transform our viewing habits. Video Killed the Radio Star The digital revolution hits the music world, and MTV is born. The Fight Against AIDS A mysterious illness develops into a pandemic with huge political and cultural consequences. The Reagan Revolution A look at Ronald Reagan's landmark legislative achievements and political setbacks. Greed Is Good Junk bonds, bailouts and Wall Street corruption set the tone for a decade of excess. Tear Down This Wall The appointment of Mikhail Gorbachev triggers an astounding chain of events. Technology Gets Personal The innovations and inventions of the Digital Revolution change life forever.
Titles Comprise:Barbie in the Nutcracker: Barbie magically comes to life in this stunning computer-animated adaptation of the E.T.A. Hoffmann classic. The tale begins when Clara (Barbie) receives a beautiful wooden Nutcracker as a gift from her favourite Aunt. That night the Nutcracker springs to life to ward off the Mouse King who has invaded Clara's parlour. She wakes and aids the Nutcracker, but the Mouse King shrinks her using an evil spell. Clara and the Nutcracker set off on a fantastic adventure to find the Sugarplum Princess, the only person with the power to break the evil enchantment. In spectacular dance scenes, the real-life movements of dancers from the New York City Ballet bring the beauty of ballet to the screen in a way never seen before. Barbie in the Nutcracker shows that, if you are kind, clever and brave, anything is possible....Barbie in a Christmas Carol: Barbie in A Christmas Carol is a heart-warming adaptation of the classic Dickens story filled with cherished Christmas carols, fabulous fashions and lots of laughs! The tale stars Barbie as Eden Starling, the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make all the theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day! Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine, can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It's up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to take Eden on a fantastical holiday journey that will open her heart to the spirit of the season and the joy of giving. Barbie in A Christmas Carol is a family favourite to enjoy every holiday season!Barbie of Swan Lake: Barbie magically comes to life in her third animated movie, Barbie of Swan Lake. Based on the brilliant music of Tchaikovsky and the beloved fairy tale, the movie stars Barbie as Odette, the young baker's daughter who follows a unicorn into an Enchanted Forest. The evil wizard, Rothbart - intent on defeating his cousin the Fairy Queen and taking over the Forest, transforms Odette into a swan. The Fairy Queen counters the spell leaving Odette human by night but a swan by day. Odette learns that, even though she feels she is the wrong person for the task, it is her destiny to save the Enchanted Forest from Rothbart. But how can a young girl - armed with only her courage, honesty and intelligence - accomplish this, all while the handsome Prince Daniel is falling in love with her? Barbie of Swan Lake combines fantasy, ballet and Tchaikovsky's unforgettable music as performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief of the New York City Ballet, choreographs the wondrous dance scenes of this spectacular ballet in a way never experienced before. Barbie of Swan Lake shows that each of us is braver than we think.
Series 1Get ready to join Dr. Sam Beckett on the adventure of many lifetimes! who will he be this time? Mafia hitman. Air Force test pilot. Professional boxer. Sam does it all in Season One of the groundbreaking, 5-time Emmy award-winning series. Scott Bakula plays Sam Beckett, a time traveller who never knows whose body he is going to leap into next at what moment in history he may find himself. Sam is joined by a helpful but easily distracted holographic guide, Al (Dean Stockwell), who assists him on his missions and aids Sam in him ultimate goal of returning to his own life in the present. Series 2Leap into another thrilling season of the extraordinary, Emmy Award-winning time-travel series, Quantum Leap. Reunite with Dr. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula), a scientist who never knows whose body he is going to leap into next or when, where and at what moment in time he may find himself. Who will he be next? An undercover cop. A blind pianist. A harassed secretary. It's up to Sam to change the history of each person for the better, and hopefully complete the mission that will someday take him home. Accompanied by a wise-cracking, womanising holographic guide, Al (Dean Stockwell), Sam's twisting the hands of fate with each heart-pounding, action-packed adventure. And now, you can make the ultimate date with destiny with all 22 Second Season episodes of this groundbreaking series - available on DVD for the first time ever. Loaded with a time-stopping roster of guest stars including Michael Madsen, Janine Turner and Chubby Checker, this is one highly anticipated leap you can't afford to miss! Series 3The clock-stopping, heart-pounding adventures continue in the third extraordinary season of the Emmy Award-winning Quantum Leap. In these 22 thrilling episodes, Dr. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) leaps from one exciting identity and time to another, still chasing his dream to return to the present, and desperately hoping that time is on his side. Sam's a Navy Seal, a beauty pageant contestant, a bounty hunter, and a rock star (who really sings!) He even voyages to his 16-year-old self, exploring his family's history and striving to change their tragic past. Returning to guide the action-packed journeys is smart-mouthed Al (Dean Stockwell), a holograph that only Sam can see and hear, and timeless guest stars: Josie Bissett (Melrose Place), Tia Carrere (Wayne's World), Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld) and Debbie Allen (Fame). Over sixteen hours of this groundbreaking third season is now available to own for the first time. Series 4Take a trip through time with the daring Dr. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) and his hilarious hologram guide, Al (Dean Stockwell), in all 22 extraordinary, groundbreaking episodes of Quantum Leap: The Complete Fourth Season. It's adventure like you've never seen, with each amazing episode from this eight-time Emmy nominated season now digitally remastered for incredible picture quality. Journey back as Sam and Al survive a hurricane, trail a murderer, make a monkey out of themselves and even switch roles! With each leap into another identity, Sam hopes to find some sight into the jump that will finally take him home. Series 5He's leapt into lives of the past, but nothing can prepare time traveller Dr. Sam Beckett (Emmy nominee Scott Bakula) and his wife cracking holographic guide, AL (Emmy nominee Dean Stockwell), for the high-stakes, groundbreaking adventures that wait them in all 21 episodes of the fifth and final season of Quantum Leap! From a presidential assassin to his own great-grandfather to the King of Rock 'n' Roll, it's up to Sam to change history for the better and get one step closer to his final mission. Complete your Quantum collection with this extraordinary Emmy-winning season that includes such time-stopping guest stars as Brooke Shields, Jennifer Aniston, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. Available on DVD for the first time ever, it also includes images of the actual of many lifetimes - is it Sam's time to finally make it home?
What if when you most needed help, a blue bear appeared with a note from God? One night, Miss Millie of Blossom, Ohio turns her face to the stars and asks God for help. The next day, a package arrives on her doorstep containing a blue teddy bear and a special note. Over the course of a year, this remarkable blue bear travels across the country, showing up just when he's needed most. During his journey, Chester Blue helps a young girl trying to impress her big sisters; saves a sailor caught in a terrible storm; reunites two constantly fighting brothers; helps a cowboy become a rodeo clown; and aids a father and daughter in bonding after divorce. If you ever needed a message from God, it's here.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ralph Morocco. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/002805/bk_acx0_002805_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Susie starts by talking about former Surgeon General Richard Carmona's claims that the Bush administration prevented him from talking openly about sex and sex education. Then, in another New York City interview, Susie talks with Richard Connerney, a Phillips Talbot fellow at the Institute of Current World Affairs, who spent the last two years living in Lucknow, India. Susie asks Richard about India's hidden homosexual world, AIDS education, and his love life as he got very close with some of the locals. Then, in the Try This at Home mailbag, Susie explains how porn stars have so much sex and still stay healthy. Don't forget, you can send your confidential questions, feedback about the show, and requests for girly cards to email@example.com. (Episode 300, July 13, 2007) Explicit Language Warning: You must be 18 years or older to purchase this program. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susie Bright. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/suzy/070713/pf_suzy_070713_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.