September 25, The Washington Post provides a news story and video streaming of the Pope’s deeply moving visit to Ground Zero in NYC. Most news networks have been doing the same that has included streaming of the young choir’s touching singing of “Let There Be Peace On Earth” at the Pope’s inter-faith ceremony at Ground Zero. Live and streamed videos of the Pope’s visits, addresses, and homilies in Washington D.C. and NYC have enabled the world to experience the blessings and wisdom of the Pope during his profound interactions with American leaders, poor, and homeless.
Themes of peaceful developments with China have also been evident in new reports and streaming with the current visit of President XI of China. In television airing and online streaming, C-Span presents on September 25 many current and critical news stories with live and filmed videos. These stories and videos present the Pope’s addresses, the Chinese American news conference, and the national Family Research Council’s Value Voters Summit at which many presidential candidates are speaking and family values movies are being screened. C-Span presents not only speeches but also special events and ceremonies.
Media technologies today enable people around the world to hear and see in real time as well as after the fact through streamed video the most significant news, events, as well as the best in the performing arts, movies, and other media. Some of the top picks for the end of September for various ages in movies and media are provided by PBS.org. They include the following: “Big Blue Live” in Science and Nature; “Frontline” and “Stories of Service” in News and Public Affairs; and “Masterpiece” in Drama.
Some of the best picks for streaming video and movies for various ages on Netflix.com the end of September include “Patterns of Evidence- Exodus,” “Pandas,” and “Monumental” in Documentaries; “Son of God,”, “Veggie Tales, ” and Joseph King of Dreams” in Children and Family; “To Kill a Mockingbird, ” “The Robe,” “Winnie the Pooh” in Classics; ‘God’s Not Dead,” “Underdogs,” “The Agony and the Ecstasy” in Drama; “The Bible,” “The Passion of the Christ” and “The Son of God’ in Faith and more. Movieguide.org recommends many Children’s and Family top movies streamed on Netflix.com. Viewers can find descriptions, ratings, and other information about classics on IMDb.com .
Today many churches provide podcasts as well as streaming video on their Web sites and on Youtube like Chesapeake Church in Maryland does for their youth activities and outreach work in Honduras. Schools, colleges, and universities stream sporting and performing arts events. Short, original films are streamed on Youtube, such as the exquisite “Butterfly Circus” that is now being developed into a full-length, feature movie.
The finest in American performing arts facilities, such as the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., provides free live streaming of some of the best performers for further top picks the rest of September. On Kennedy Center.org, viewers can almost daily enjoy rich performances via streaming. September 25, the Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra performs, led by percussionist Gianni Mano. September 26, violinist Machiko Ozawa from Urban Tango Trio performs with pianist Carlos Avila a vibrant program of Tango music and the sounds of South America. September 27, Semilla Cultura that is dedicated to Puerto Rican traditional arts, will perform the interactive music genre of bomba that is a conversation between a dancer and a drummer. September 29, Maarja Nuut, a fiddler and singer from northern Estonia, performs dance tunes, songs, and stories with live electronics. The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. provides some of the best artistry that is live-streamed around the globe.
Through live and filmed streaming video, viewers around the world today can experience uplifting, hopeful, and edifying events, addresses, and performances. Modern media technology continues to provide ever increasing access to the globe of the ongoing Renaissance of artistry and Reformation of content.