NEW Shows and more with BeamZ this week!
NEW Shows Travel Paris Opera, Degas and its neighborhood Wednesday, October 19th The Palais Garnier, an architectural masterpiece inaugurated in 1875 at the request of Napoleon III, is without doubt one of the most dazzling monuments in Paris. A world of elegance, not to be missed. Let’s join Patrick and explore it and its surroundings! Enjoy breathtaking architecture, famous nearby buildings, and much more.
Industrial Poland: A 100-Year-Old Coal Miners' Settlement Wednesday, October 19th Join Zuzanna to discover another Polish city, Katowice! We will visit a coal miners’ settlement from early 1900’ called Nikiszowiec. It is still a residential district, but also one of Poland’s official Historic Monuments due to a very unique and coherent urban design. Let's discover the interesting history of this city, admire its beautiful architecture and much more!
Pre Inca archeology site in the Andes Thursday, October 20th Join Renan for another show in Bolivia. He will be taking to pre Inca archeology site in the middle of the beautiful Andes mountains!In the city center of La Paz, archeologists have found temple ancient remains that date to around 100 BC. Come see it and learn more about it with us!
The Spanish Golden Age - Part 1:The Origins, Muslim Kingdoms Saturday, October 22nd Lillian is bringing us a new series!Enjoy seven episodes on the Spanish Golden Age, the Empire where the sun never set! Episode 1 features the origins of the golden age in the root kingdoms of medieval Iberia, so come and learn about the Christian and Muslim kingdoms, as well as about the Reconquista.
Series - NEW Episodes Treasures of Rome Friday, October 21st The Roman Forum sits near the top of any list of must-see sights in Rome, juggling for position along with the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums. The Forum is one of the most spectacular sights in Rome — a vast, ruin-filled area that speaks to the glory days of the Roman Empire. Come see it with Federica!
"Does Putin Have to Die?" with Ilya Ponomarev Thursday, October 20th Our hosts Ilya Ponomarev and Gregg Stebben have some exciting news, they just launched a book together! “Does Putin Have to Die? The Story of How Russia Becomes a Democracy after Losing to Ukraine." is already available to purchase below. But let me tell you more about it. You may already know that Ponomarev was a member of the Russian Parliament. He was the only member of the Russian Parliament to vote against the annexation of Crimea, predicting that this would lead to an invasion of Ukraine by Russia. This vote lead to him being forced into exile from his own country. He is today fighting for Ukraine. "I’m not fighting against Russia, I'm fighting against Putin and Putinism and Russian fascism.” And in this book, Ponomarev offers his plan for how the Russian people can purge their country of Putin, Putinism, and dictatorship, and turn it into a democracy. Join us in the show to know more.
Travel Newfoundland - Welcome to the Rock Sunday, October 23rd St. John's, Newfoundland's capital, emerges from the mountains above one of the world's most beautiful natural harbors. The scenery is breathtaking, and unlike many towns, it intimately embraces its harbor, allowing ships to arrive and go right in the middle of the city's residential and business district. Join us to explore it with Patrick!
Museum of Mikhail Zoschenko, Fallen king of Soviet Satire Sunday, October 23rd Welcome to the house of Mikhail Zoshchenko in Saint-Petersburg. If you are unfamiliar with his work, he is a towering figure in Soviet satire, with a knack for capturing the realities of Soviet life under Lenin and Stalin. His biting humor made him one of the most widely appreciated writers in Soviet and post-Soviet literature. Anna is taking us to his house, that is now a museum. Let's see it!
Food Cooking Odessa's Traditional Appetizer Sunday, October 23rd t's time to cook! Join Olga and learn how to cook Odessa’s very traditional appetizer called by the locals the "Eggplant Caviar". Let's also find out what makes Odessa's cuisine special and different from other Ukrainian places. Don't worry the full recipe is on the show page in case you want to follow along.
Culture Poetry and parks with Ginny Brown Tuesday, October 25th Who doesn't love a walk in the park? For me, it makes everything better. So why not join Ginny as she takes you to a few of her local parks, and even better, accompanied by poetry reading! This will surely leave you feeling relaxed.
Misha's Unintended Trip to Dushanbe, Tajikistan Saturday, October 22nd This show will unique! We will get to know our host Anna's husband, Misha. In September he had to fly to Saint Petersburg but couldn't go back to Israel because of the war. By fair means or foul, Misha finally found himself in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan. In Dushanbe, Misha met amazingly kind and hospitable people who took him home and took care of him at those difficult times. Let's see Misha’s photos of everyday life and celebrations (he was at a wedding!), videos of main sights and numerous stories to learn about a country far away from a beaten path.
Our top Picks for the Next Days Friday, October 21st Exploring The Giza Plateau in Egypt: join Lesley and take a journey from the great sphinx then up in to the Giza plateau where I will take you on a journey back in time, I will talk about the great pyramids and who made them. Its one of the most incredible places on earth to visit so join me for some fun history.
Let's celebrate Diwali-the festival of lights: to celebrate the biggest festival of India and know more about it, Join Komal in the show of the festival celebration where she will take you for Diwali Shopping on the tour, explain to you about different rituals and experience Diwali Bling.
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