A jaunty, socially distanced rendition of
Leroy Anderson’s ‘Plink, Plank Plunk!’ (composed largely of plucked stringed instruments) by members of the Chicago Sinfonietta.
An adorable short by French animation studio
Illogic in which a chorus of forest animals are conducted in an operatic performance by a squirrel.
And here’s how they
A very pleasing performance on the sansula – a modern version of the traditional African mbira – by percussionist Conny Sommer.
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s feelz-laden Oscar ceremony performance gets the Bad Lip Reading treatment.
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The uncanny mouth skills of Mexican beatboxer, Grizzy.
Melody Yang of the Gazillion Bubbles Show explains the science and stories of her career as a ‘bubble engineer’ which is so a real thing.
349 by filmmaker and artist Kirsten Lauth Shaeffer – a stop motion animation based on a dance performance composed of synchronised hand drawn frames by over 300 individuals.
A moving underwater dance performance by French writer, dancer and director Julie Gaultier. She sez of it:
Ama is a silent film. It tells a story everyone can interpret in their own way, based on their own experience. There is no imposition, only suggestions. I wanted to share my biggest pain in this life with this film. For this is not too crude, I covered it with grace. To make it not too heavy, I plunged it into the water. I dedicate this film to all the women of the world
An excerpt from Kelly And Company – a crowdsourced variety show that aired on Detroit TV channel WXYZ from 1977 to 1994.
The winner on this episode was one Ralph ‘Whistler’ Geise, with an extraordinary (or, if you’re no fan of his pursed-lip exertions, excrutiating) rendition of ‘Georgia On My Mind’
Ralph still performs to this day with a group called Whistler’s Muthers.
A short film by
Cirque de Soleil (in collaboration with ETH Zurich, and Verity Studios) featuring an eerie dance with ten computer-controlled quadrotors.