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Let's Get the Rhythm Coming to the Mead

Let's Get the Rhythm Coming to the Mead

Visit any playground from New York City to New Orleans, from Portugal to Senegal, and you’re apt to see girls playing hand-games. Or, as the girls who play them call them…Miss Mary Mack, Mack, Mack; or Pat-a-Cake; or Miss Susie Had a Steamboat, to name just a few. 

Tags: Margaret Mead Film Festival

Streetside Music at the Mead

Streetside Music at the Mead

The word jalanan means “streetside” in Bahasa Indonesia, and in the film of the same name  screening at the 2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival on Friday, October 24,  director Daniel Ziv offers an intimate view of three “streetside” lives in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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#AskACurator This Wednesday

#AskACurator This Wednesday

Ever wonder what it’s like to work in a tropical rainforest? Or what ancient DNA is? Or how scientists are using specimens collected in the late 1800s to study extinct birds?

Tags: Ornithology

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