Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
The Queen's coronation was aired live worldwide in black and white on June 2, 1953, but now Buckingham Palace, as part of ...
the Queen's 60th anniversary on the throne, is showing an exhibition of memorabilia from the event in all its colour. The Queen's coronation dress with the 6.5 metre long purple Robe of Estate is the centrepiece of the exhibition, curated by Caroline de Guitat.
Tags:reuters,reuters news,Caroline de Guitat,caroline de guitaut,Norman Hartnell,queen
Grab video code:
The Queen's coronation was aired live worldwide in black and white on June 2, 1953, but now Buckingham Palace, as part of the Queen's 60th anniversary on the throne, is showing an exhibition of memorabilia from the event in all its colour. The Queen's coronation dress with the 6.5 metre long purple Robe of Estate is the centrepiece of the exhibition, curated by Caroline de Guitat. SOUNDBITE Curator, Caroline de Guitaut, saying (English) "There's a lot of history behind the Queen's coronation dress. It was designed by the couturier Norman Hartnell, who had been designing for the Queen from the early 1940s as Princess Elizabeth. He designed her wedding dress in 1947 and he was in many ways the obvious choice to design what would be one of the most important dresses that she's ever worn. Of course, it was going to be viewed not only by the 8,251 members of the congregation at the service but also broadcast worldwide because the coronation was televised live for the first time in its history." SOUNDBITE Curator, Caroline de Guitaut, saying (English) "The dress really embodies so many symbols which deliver lots of important diplomatic messages. It incorporates in its embroidery not only the national emblems of the United Kingdom but also emblems of certain of the Commonwealth countries and this was something which the Queen herself suggested that Hartnell might like to combine in its design." SOUNDBITE Curator, Caroline de Guitaut, saying (English) "We want visitors to Buckingham Palace to see this unprecedented display but most of all to view the palace as if it was on coronation day itself because of course, Buckingham Palace was a great focal point of the coronation. All the wonderful coach processions departed from the palace including of course, Her Majesty The Queen departing with the Duke of Edinburgh in the gold state coach which can be seen in the royal mews just by the Palace. Visitors will see other works of art and the other of the 19 state rooms and understand how they were used on this very auspicious occasion." The exhibition will be on display from Saturday (July 27) through to September 29.