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Friday Nite Videos -- October 3, 2014

Subway Flashmob: Bolero. A History Of The Minimum Wage. Anti-matter Explained. People's Climate March -- Aerial Footage. Bill O'Reilly's Anti-Terrorist Mercenaries.

Subway Flashmob: Bolero

The Symphony Orchestra of Bilbao (Basque country, Spain) in a flashmob musical performance of Maurice Ravel's Bolero.

Friday Nite Videos -- April 25, 2014

'Toreador': A Random Act of Culture. What the 1% Don't Want You to Know. Guns: Not Our Words. Schizophrenia: What's in My Head? Matt Taibbi Explores Criminal Injustice With Bill Maher.

'Toreador': A Random Act of Culture

The Opera Company of Philadelphia performs "The Toreador Song" from Bizet's Carmen at the city's famed Reading Terminal Market for a crowd of surprised and delighted shoppers who responded with a chorus of cheers and a rousing ovation.

Friday Nite Videos -- October 11, 2013

Shutdown: 'Not Some Damn Game'. Robert Johnson -- Crossroad. Our Story in Two Minutes. Pete Peterson's 'Grand Bargain' Hoax. Flashmob in Madrid Unemployment Office. Movie: Let the Fire Burn.

Friday Nite Videos -- June 21, 2013

Why the World Cup should not be Brazil's priority. Flashmob Carmina Burana. John Oliver, immigration and pro wrestling. Gandolfini's other work: Wartorn. Movie: How to Make Money Selling Drugs. Dance-off at the office.

Music Flashmob: Verdi, La Traviata

Flash mob in Amsterdam department store De Bijenkorf. The music is from Giuseppe Verdi's (1813 - 1901) opera La Traviata. From Dutch TV program NTR Podium (2-10-2011).

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