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Season 1 is about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist: In the early hours of March 18th, 1990, two thieves posing as police officers were admitted into the Gardner Museum in Boston. In 81 minutes they stole 13 pieces of artwork, among the paintings stripped from their frames were works by Vermeer, Degas, and Rembrandt. Season 2 tackles other angles of art crime. We chat w/ owners of an antique store who found a famous stolen painting, we discuss a stolen da Vinci with Turbo, and we dig ...
 
1/2/21 THIS PODCAST IS ON INDEFINITE HIATUS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR FAITHFUL PRESENCE. LET US CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR ONE ANOTHER, ALWAYS. ~~ bob Evening Prayer from the Daily Office of the Episcopal Church in the USA. If you'd like to read along, visit https://www.missionstclare.com/english/index.html All proceeds from advertising and listener support are donated to the YMCA of Central Kentucky. ymcacky.org Image: King David at prayer, Rembrandt, 1652 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bob-jo ...
 
Simplify Your Small Business offers quick tips in minutes to help your business grow. Learn expert insights on simple things you can do today to help bring in new customers, enjoy a competitive edge, boost sales, and much more! As an entrepreneur, you’re busy. Now, you can get unique ideas and information to catapult your small business to the next level with these short segments (less than 15 minutes each)!
 
Movies 101 began mid-1999, as Spokane Public Radio's KSFC started establishing itself as a separate news and information service. As KSFC as matured, so did Movies 101. The show has also been picked up on KPBX and has a loyal fan base, Friday evenings at 6:30pm. Movies 101 is produced by Spokane Public Radio Music and Arts Producer, Jim Tevenan.
 
FILM FORUM PRESENTS is the official podcast of Film Forum, a nonprofit cinema in downtown New York City, founded in 1970. Each episode features audio from a special event (Q&A, intro, or conversation), recorded live at Film Forum, around our signature programming: premieres of new independent movies and world-class repertory cinema.
 
”War and Peace” is a panoramic novel: It is its own justification, and perhaps needs no introduction. It always reminds the translator of a broad and mighty river flowing onward with all the majesty of Fate. On its surface, float swiftly by logs and stumps, cakes of ice, perhaps drowned cattle or men from regions far above. These floating straws, insignificant in themselves, tell the current. Once embark upon it, and it is impossible to escape the onward force that moves you so relentlessly. ...
 
Writer and Filmmaker Miles Preston-Clark brings you an affordably boozy weekly podcast that covers the gambit of pop culture, life advice and everything in between with the help of a colorful array of drunk and disorderly friends and guests. If you would like to submit a question and have it answered on the show, send us an email: cheapliquorpodcast@gmail.com or submit it on our curious cat: https://curiouscat.me/cheapliquorpodcast
 
In London, the daughter of an important tech tycoon has been abducted. On the other side of Europe, there’s been a break in at a museum in Berlin. What does one event have to do with the other ? A lot, as it turns out. Nelson Tobias, an agent with a dark past is about to shed some light on a case which is unusual to say the least. A Rembrandt has been stolen and the results of the investigation have left those at the scene baffled. For Nelson, however, it’s a calling card and he has the supp ...
 
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Melanie Rembrandt is the Founder and CEO of Rembrandt Communications, a copywriting company focused on SEO and boosting sales, awareness, and credibility for clients. Melanie has been in the copywriting industry for over 20 years and is also a content marketing strategist and publicist, having worked with companies such as Little PINK Book, The Ric…
 
What is your first thought, on walking through a museum filled with priceless works of art? Would it be appreciation for the skill and craftsmanship needed to create the piece? Or how much it would go for on Ebay? Find out the answers to these questions and more as we explore the biggest art heist in world history in this episode of Unsolved Myster…
 
In 1974, Australian concert producer Robert Raymond got the gig of his life – organising the comeback tour of his musical idol, Frank Sinatra. The anticipation in Australia was huge and the tour sold out immediately. But when his opening night performance caused a scandal, Sinatra found himself caught in a stand-off… and Robert Raymond had the bigg…
 
As the only female Category-A International Arbiter in Asia, Shohreh Bayat has represented Iran at chess tournaments all around the world. That position came with a big responsibility and a lot of rules as to what she could and could not do and more importantly, wear.In Iran, the law requires women to wear modest "Islamic" clothing. This requiremen…
 
Christian Clot is an explorer who travels to the world's most inhospitable places to try and survive. But recently, he worked with scientists on something a little different. Christian took 14 others into a cavernous cave system in south-western France to see what happens to humans' perception of time in the absence of clocks and natural light. The…
 
Dr. John Meis, DDS is the CEO and Co-founder of The Team Training Institute, a company that delivers high-quality dental practice consulting and management to over 180 dental practices. He is also the Founder of Spark Dental Network and the CEO and Co-founder of Smart Choice Dentistry. Dr. Meis is a former fourth-generation dentist and shares his p…
 
69-year-old Sharon Lavigne has six children and 12 grandchildren and, by her own admission, has never been one for public speaking. She has lived in St James Parish in Louisiana her whole life. It's located along an 85-mile stretch of the Mississippi between New Orleans and Baton Rouge with the undesirable nickname 'cancer alley'. Sharon says she h…
 
Andy Cole is one of England’s most successful footballers, notably part of the legendary Manchester United squad that won a historic treble in 1999. His path to the top wasn’t easy – as a young player he had to deal with racism in football, and then grapple with the expectations of stardom. But Andy’s biggest challenge was off the pitch when he fac…
 
Unfortunately the audio that I ripped from the livestream video was not worthy of our RSS feed so you're going to have to go watch it on YouTube! Really sorry about that, Mystery Solvers! Hopefully you decide to watch and you love it, because we had a blast making it. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB8da7nflZIvtWBLD8hfNdQ…
 
As a young woman in the mid-1980s, Ruth Coker Burks had a chance encounter with a man with Aids, who had been left to die alone in a quarantined hospital room in Hot Springs, Arkansas in the US. She stepped in to comfort him in his final hours, and word soon spread that she was the only person willing to help such men in this deeply conservative to…
 
Meena Said is an endocrine surgeon working in California. Her days are spent treating and operating on patients, many of whom have very complex medical needs. But after a hard day at work, rather than relaxing at home, Meena switches on her phone and begins to care for her other patients: critically-ill children who live many thousands of miles awa…
 
Brandon Fong is an entrepreneur, author, mentor, coach, marketing expert, and the Founder of 7-Figure Millennials. He is a Writer and Course Creator at his own agency, and also hosts his podcast, 7-Figure Millennials. Brandon created the Magic Connection Method that helps other entrepreneurs find success while prioritizing their health, happiness, …
 
Fadimata Walet Oumar learned how to sing and dance in northern Mali under the light of the desert moon. Her people, the Tuaregs, traditionally lived as nomads on the fringes of the Sahara but successive wars, droughts and famines have fundamentally changed their lives. However her love of music never waned. As a teenager, Fadimata was given the nic…
 
Robina Courtin grew up in Melbourne, Australia. As a teenager attending Catholic school she felt she was both holy and a rebel. Eventually she became a hippie, then a radical feminist, and then got into martial arts. One day, after a car accident meant she couldn't practice karate, she came across some Buddhist monks. Immediately she knew following…
 
Rick Alan Ross was selling and restoring cars when his grandmother’s Jewish nursing home was secretly infiltrated by a Christian group that tried to convert her. Rick started investigating, which lead him to a career as a world-renowned cult intervention specialist, or cult deprogrammer. Now, he helps people leave destructive cults or controversial…
 
Joe Foley is the Client Experience Officer (CEO) at Disk.com, a company focused on providing extensive printing, manufacturing, and fulfillment solutions to clients in various industries. Joe has been with Disk.com since 1990, and previously held the position of General Manager. Before working at Disk.com, Joe was the Vice President of Sales at Pri…
 
In 2011, the former Dynasty actor Catherine Oxenberg and her 19-year-old daughter India took a course from the self-help organisation Nxivm (pronounced Nexium). It was a pivotal experience for India as she had been struggling to find a career and Nxivm seemed to offer her purpose. She ended up working for them as a coach and moving away from her mo…
 
A fake wedding, a double life and forged documents. In 2013 investigative journalist Benita Alexander was making a documentary about 'super-surgeon' Paolo Macchiarini and his pioneering synthetic organ transplants. The pair quickly fell in love and Benita was swept into a whirlwind romance. Paolo proposed, but the fairytale soon began to unravel wh…
 
In 2014 the Broaddus family had just purchased a brand new home in Westfield, NJ when they began receiving extremely threatening and disturbing anonymous letters from someone known only as The Watcher? To this day, no one has been able to ascertain the true identity of The Watcher. Until this episode that is, because we're going to tell you who did…
 
When Tedy Ursuleanu went to see a gig at the Colectiv nightclub in Bucharest, Romania, in the autumn of 2015, she was lucky to escape with her life. A fire swept through the venue, which only had one fire exit. Tedy sustained life-changing injuries, and 27 others died at the scene. The surviving victims were transferred to hospitals, but in the wee…
 
Ted Brown is a black LGBT rights pioneer who helped organise the UK’s first Gay Pride march in 1972, featuring a mass ‘kiss-in’ that, at the time, would have been considered gross indecency, which was against the law. When Brown realised he was gay, homosexuality was illegal in Britain - the only person he came out to was his mother. She cried and …
 
Rickie Lee Jones was making up songs from the age of four. Part of a musical family - her grandparents were vaudeville stars in Chicago - she says music acted as an "accidental bridge" between her and the world. After running away from home at the age of fourteen, Rickie Lee eventually headed for California and set her heart on becoming a singer. S…
 
Yayi Bayam Diouf's son was a fisherman, until poor catches drove him to pursue a new life in Europe. But on the hazardous crossing from Senegal to the Canary Islands, his boat went down in a storm, and Yayi was left with no body to bury. To feel close to her son, and to honour his wishes as a fisherman, she decided to go fishing herself. First she …
 
Mortada Gzar experienced violence and persecution as a gay teenager under Saddam Hussein's regime. He tells Jo Fidgen how he tried to immerse himself in religion to overcome his feelings, later serving as an imam while studying at university in Baghdad. But during the US-led occupation of Iraq in 2003, he fell deeply in love with an American soldie…
 
Trevor Folgering is a BioHacking Coach and Founder of BioHacked, a specialized weight loss system that targets hormone regulation to lose body fat. With BioHacked, Trevor helps men over 40 who have always had trouble with their weight — all without “dieting,” counting calories, or taking up a residence at the gym. Trevor has always been passionate …
 
After striking doctors refused to treat his dying son, Agibou Bougobali Sanou was so angry that he was tempted to kill in revenge. Dancing helped to relieve this urge, so he decided to go into a dangerous prison to bring its healing power to criminals, whose lives he also changed. The world renowned dancer and choreographer tells Jo Fidgen his movi…
 
Carol Benjamin's family was perfectly ordinary - until the military took over in Brazil in the 1960s. Her father Cesar, who was just a schoolboy at the time, became an underground revolutionary in the armed uprising against the dictatorship. And when he was captured, Carol’s quiet law-abiding grandmother joined the resistance movement to free him. …
 
Growing up in London, Julie Felix always dreamed of dancing on the city's most famous stages, but she says she ended up leaving the UK in the 1970s after a ballet company excluded her because of the colour of her skin. Instead, she became a star in the United States with the prestigious Dance Theatre of Harlem, the first classical ballet company to…
 
In 1973 Mexican anthropologist Santiago Genovés decided to create an experiment to find out what drives people to commit acts of violence. He put a group of men and women from different parts of the world on a raft and cast them out to sea. But what happened was not what he expected. Emily Webb hears from three of the women who took part - Fé Seymo…
 
Jan Six is a Dutch art dealer whose ancestor, also called Jan Six, was painted by the Dutch Master Rembrandt in the 17th century. So when, in 2016, Jan uncovered a lost painting by Rembrandt, the news shook the art world. But, at the time, Jan was hiding another astonishing find… he told Outlook’s Emily Webb his story.Get in touch: outlook@bbc.comP…
 
Ellen Long is a Consultant and the Co-Founder of BraveHeart Business, a consulting firm aimed at helping business owners “bulletproof their exit.” Ellen is also a Wealth Advisor at Long Family Office, a mentor at tekMountain, and a board member at Apay Financial. Ellen is a Woman to Watch award winner and gave a TEDx presentation on entrepreneurial…
 
Meriel Schindler grew up in London in a family of émigrés. They were Jewish and had fled Austria in the late 1930s as Hitler's Nazi Party took over and the violent persecution of Jews turned into the Holocaust. When her father died in 2017, Meriel inherited 13 photo albums. One was dedicated to the Café Schindler in Innsbruck, Austria, a venue set …
 
This episode was originally published on Empty Frames on Stitcher Premium and Youtube on November 10th, 2020. In episode 9 of season 3, Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna speak with art investigator Charley Hill about the Gardner art and his impressive history in recovering stolen art. Check out StitcherPremium.com for the rest of season 3 as it's r…
 
Mikel Jollett started life in a California-based cult called Synanon. What began as a drug rehabilitation programme that helped his father kick a heroin addiction later turned into a cult where children were taken away from their parents at just six months old and married couples were forced to split up and take new partners. As the cult turned inc…
 
When a plane carrying 11-year-old Norman Ollestad, his father and his father’s girlfriend got caught in a snowstorm and crashed into the remote California mountains in 1979, Norman was the only survivor. In a harrowing tale of survival, Norman describes how, stranded on the edge of a cliff, he relied on the skills his father had taught him througho…
 
Cass Collier grew up surfing with his dad in apartheid South Africa, where signs designated the beaches as "whites-only", "blacks-only", or "coloureds-only" areas. The rules were enforced, often brutally, not only by the police but also by white surfers who would tell the Collier family to "go to your own beach" if they tried to surf in areas reser…
 
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