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“Alive and Free” Stories East Palo Alto is a tough town to grow up in. There’s a lot of love and community, but also a lot of gang activity centered around turf and drug sales. A lot of young people have died before their time. Others have wasted many years in prison. In 2009, two…
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American Songwriter Spotlights emerging Bay Area songwriters and bands. Each episode features a single band or performer playing their own original works. Host Becky Sanders interviews the performers between songs.
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Art For Well Beings is a delightful art variety show, visual art, human art, art, art and more art. Judy Gittlesohn hosts. The show is presented with 3 main sections peppered with artistic interludes: About a Painting, A Very Well Being and Paint and Response. You'll see painting demonstrations, artists and more.
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Telling documentary co-produced by the Media Center and the Day Worker Center of Mountain View - looks at the lives and work of undocumented migrants who came to Mountain View, CA to provide for their families. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADTAlokjUjM
An interview show, featuring local people with interesting stories to tell. The producer/host is Gopi Kallayil, who has twice been a semi-finalist at the Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking.  
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The Palo Alto Apps Challenge,  part of the 2nd National Day of Civic Hacking, was a competition to help launch awesome civic innovation apps. During the call for entries period we received 74high-quality app ideas. 30% of the entrants were younger than 18.  More info & videos on the event website.  The Grand Finale video was produced by the Media Center's Pro…
A fun and unique TV show for for kids and their parents. We introduce healthy and easy to make foods from all over the world. Watch as we teach international cooking techniques to kids along with you at home!  
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Host Darlene Carman welcomes Silicon Valley Creates Artist Laureate Stephanie Metz (www.stephaniemetz.com) who is being honored in the “Off the Wall” category for her felted wool sculpture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIDPkOfyrvk
Join Yoga instructor Andrea Throndson in a beginning-to-intermediate yoga class. Experience the many physical and mental joys that a yoga practice can bring.  
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High Five Fitness is a fun and interactive motivational fitness TV show. We encourage our viewers to get up off the couch and get moving with us. We cover a wide range of fitness styles and techniques, including boot camp, yoga, body weight exercise and weight training. Please like us on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/HighFiveFitnessTV Please…
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In the Sisterhood explores what is on women's minds and in their hearts with a variety of topics designed to empower women. The show is intriguing, intelligent, engaging, informative, at times irreverent, spiced with some levity, but never boring!  
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Each week EC Scott takes us on a journey through the blues world with her own performances, guest appearances and clips from some of the great blues houses.  
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Just Picture It is produced monthly featuring interesting new ways of doing things that we've discovered in the Silicon Valley. New science and technology is changing how humans work, live, play and think - so much that sometimes we have to go beyond text and words to describe what is happening. We use drawing, images,…
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Our recent studio class produced a show called "Learning Soup". In this show, our studio student Katherine Cepeda reads from her newly published kid's book  "He was as Big as a House" to a group of elementary school kids. Katherine's childrens' book has ended up in the hands of Michelle Obama, as it teaches kids…
February 25, 2015 Co-sponsored by the Palo Alto Unified School District, City of Palo Alto and Project Safety Net [video_lightbox_youtube video_id="VsEckcTtB48" start="1" width="420" height="315" auto_thumb="1"] Goals: Increase awareness of community resources and efforts by partners to promote well being. Increase awareness of risk and resilience factors. Provide information on what schools/parents/friends/community members can do to…
Local Focus is a series of short (10 minute) videos which profiles an event, person or organization in the Media Center's service area. This series is distributed on our website and on the Media Center TV channels.  
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Rivka Amado, and the "Blue Hills" musical ensemble, perform an entrancing collection of traditional Sephardic (Ladino) songs. Sephardic music has its roots in the lyrical traditions of Jewish communities in medieval Spain. Since then, the music has picked up influences from Morocco, Argentina, Turkey, Greece, and other places that Spanish Jews settled after their expulsion…
Interviews with students from the Gunn High School chapter of Youth Community Services(YCS), and a Los Alto High school student who started the Water by Youth Club at her school. Also youth produced videos on the YCS Make a difference day, and the California Drought. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TrwdPdHnAg&feature=youtu.be
Michael Uhila Presents has been on the air since 2011. From local music videos of artists, to yoga reporting, acting like actors, artsy stuff, a fashion show, to interviewing former WWE wrestling champion Chyna to dancing.  The aesthetics are valuable and the show goes on with the curiosity of a cat beyond nine lives. It's stupid, crazy-fun and don't…
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Blues master Kenny Neal hosts this half hour series of amazing blues performances with a different guest each week. http://youtu.be/gDzzbv5r6yk
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Judge LaDoris Cordell takes us on an inside journey through our justice system - and what's wrong with it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qe31YuZWYjo
These parent education programs, in collaboration with community partners, are designed to provide parenting tools to address the social, emotional, and physical health of our youth, and provide opportunities for parents and students to share experiences and information.  
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Wes Rapaport and Grant Raffel announce the MC Sports Gunn Girls Soccer vs Los Gatos game on 1-11-13. Youth-led, youth-driven MC Sports program produced by the Media Center in Palo Alto.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL7mxJElF4vghsB8h5zVeIQopJVM8bZKE9&v=Taqdlip9Yc0  
Jean Ramaciotti hosts this monthly half hour show with guests discussing many forms of spirituality.  
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Henrietta Burroughs, a local journalist, hosts this twice-a-month public affairs program, frequently focused on local, state and national issues. Her latest show is called Dealing with a Hidden Civil Rights Issue. Below is a photo of the show's participants. In this photo, seated left to right: Karyn McElroy, Dennis Parker, show host Henrietta J. Burroughs,…
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Terrain Vague is a show filled with variety, led by two brothers who force their guests to sit through their bickering. Filled with regular goofy bits and whatever other content the crew can scrape together.
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"The Next Step: Showcasing the art, music, literature, spirituality and politics of the evolving new consciousness" The Next Step is hosted by Daniel Kottke, and features an hour-long panel discussion on a topic of the day.  
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Local theater productions are invited into the Media Center Studios to perform excerpts of upcoming and current productions. Theaters and production companies are profiled using in-studio interviews, and externally shot segments provide insights into the behind-the-scene processes that make a local production come to life.  
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Join Dr. David Kamnitzer and host Christine Healy as they help us access our ability to THRIVE instead of merely survive in today's challenging reality.  
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Veterans Helping Veterans TV is a 2013 WAVE Award winner for the best in community media.  We present guests who work on behalf of veterans and provide effective, genuine outreach.  We encourage veterans to join a veteran service organization and to become involved in community service.   Some of the topics we have presented are…
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