This Marilyn Monroe Dress Stole the Show at JFK's Birthday Party
From: Marilyn Monroe for Sale
- 2m 59s
Marilyn Monroe's breathless rendition of 'Happy Birthday, Mr. President' in 1962, has passed into legend. But it was her silk dress that would go on to become a priceless piece of Marilyn memorabilia.
The Meaning Behind Indian Henna Designs
From: My Big Bollywood Wedding
- 2m 20s
The henna tradition at Indian weddings is rooted in Indian folklore and is both decorative and symbolic. Many of the elaborate floral patterns signify new beginnings, as well as a sense of purity.
Building Up Blondie's Heart of Glass
From: Blondie's New York
- 3m 31s
"Heart of Glass" is not only one of Blondie's most recognizable songs; it also pushed them beyond the realm of punk rock and into the mainstream disco scene.
Carlos Vives Sings 'Tierra del Olvido' with La Provincia
From: The Accordion Kings
- 3m 44s
Carlos Vives and La Provincia perform "Tierra del Olvido" (Land of Forgetting) in a special studio session recorded for the documentary The Accordion Kings.
Dressing Dita in Dior
- 2m 12s
Burlesque performer Dita Von Teese is in the store to see a few dresses that Doris has picked out specially for her.
Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols on Uhura's Radical Impact
From: Building Star Trek
Star Trek's decision to cast Nichelle Nichols, an African American woman, as major character on the show was an almost unheard-of move in 1968. But for black women all over the country, it redefined the notions of what was possible.
This Artist Covered an Entire Apartment in Crochet
From: 40 Under 40
- 3m 41s
For Olek's installation - an entirely crocheted room - the gallery designers built a replica of the apartment in which she created it. But the measurements are off, and Olek has to improvise.
The First Female Accordion Player to Win the Vallenato Kings Festival
From: The Accordion Kings
- 5m 37s
Young accordion phenom Yeime Arrieta Ramos is the first female accordion player to ever win the Vallenato Kings Festival.
Blondie's New York
Join Debbie Harry and Blondie as they tell the tales behind the making of their breakthrough album, "Parallel Lines."
Marilyn Monroe for Sale
Get a unique look into the life of Marilyn Monroe, revealed through hundreds of her personal objects up for auction.
L.A. Frock Stars
- 12 Episodes
Treasure hunts, bidding wars, star emergencies, and other adventures in the world of vintage fashion.
The Accordion Kings
- 1h 13m
From backstage to center stage, lose yourself in the celebration and competition of the world's greatest accordionists at the Vallenato Kings Festival.
40 Under 40
Go behind-the-scenes of the "40 under 40: Craft Futures" exhibition, featuring traditional and non-traditional works of decorative art created by the top 40 American craft artists under the age of 40.
My Big Bollywood Wedding
Explore the history, spirituality, and significance of Indian weddings as we witness three unique ceremonies in America.
Building Star Trek
Celebrate 50 years of "Star Trek" and the influence it has had on science, pop culture, and the world.