Global Spirit: The Pilgrimage Experience
Utilizing compelling film footage from pilgrimages to India and Peru, The Pilgrimage Experience brings together anthropologist Zoila Mendoza and writer Pico Iyer. They, along with Phil Cousineau, shed light on various dimensions of this timeless ritual, which is an important part of most, if not all religions and spiritual traditions.
Global Spirit: Love, Fear & Beyond
While most people consider the opposite of love to be something related to the English word, “hate,” Love, Fear & Beyond explores the oppositional relationship between love and fear, featuring guitarist Carlos Santana, drummer-composer Cindy Blackman-Santana, and authors and therapists Jerry Jampolsky MD and Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky Ph.D.
One of the most successful high school jazz bands in the country is in Broward County, South Florida, just steps away from highway I-95. Sweet Dillard chronicles the 2013-2014 school year of the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble, and their inspirational bandleader Christopher Dorsey.
Deeply Rooted: John Coykendall's Journey to Save Our Seeds and Stories
For more than 40 years, John Coykendall has been preserving the seeds, traditions, oral histories and foodways of a rural Louisiana farming community. Deeply Rooted chronicles how he has tracked down, and safeguarded rare and heirloom varieties of crops historically grown in the region and safely returned them to the descendants of farmers.
Start Up: Pedaling Cakes
Gary and the crew head to Las Vegas, Nevada to meet with Holly Webster, the founder of Cake Azure, a bakery and specializes in custom fondant work. Then they head over to New Orleans, Louisiana to meet with Marin Tockman, owner of Dashing Bicycles, a modern bicycle boutique powered by women.
Start Up: Wine Wardrobe
Gary and the crew head to Flagstaff, Arizona to meet with Joe Bechard and Kris Porthier, creator of Chateau Tumbleweed, an independent winery and tasting room. Then they head over to Houston, Texas to meet with fashion designer Onyii Brown, owner of Onyii and Co., a luxury lifestyle clothing brand that caters to women.
Start Up: Juice Messenger
Gary and the crew head to Sedona, Arizona to meet with Summer and Mike Sanders, co-owners of Local Juicery, a superfood kitchen that makes Organic Cold Pressed Juice and healthy cuisine. Then they head over to Las Vegas, Nevada to meet with Fredrick Hutson, owner of Pigeonly, a company that provides families with low-cost inmate communication.
Start Up: Necklace Or Neck Brace?
Gary and the crew head to Austin to meet with Jessica Honegger, owner of Noonday Collection, a business using fashion to create employment opportunities. Then they head over to Houston to meet with Shawn Baker, owner of Tantrums, a business that allowing individuals to release frustrations in a safe and effective way, one baseball bat at a time.