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Franchise Review: Winnie the Pooh (Part 1)

Franchise Review: Winnie the Pooh (Part 1)

Welcome to the premiere episode of Franchise Review. In this episode, we’ll be looking at the complete history of Winnie the Pooh. From his simple origins as a child’s plaything, to a literary icon, to a movie star, Pooh has gone through many changes and appealed to many different audiences. This episode we’ll look at …

Short History of TANGO

Short History of TANGO

We explain how the tango started in the slums and went on to conquer the world. No doubt you’ve seen a tango in the movies – or maybe even danced one yourself. These days it’s one of the most popular dances in the world, celebrated for its fire and its passion. But where does the …

The ballet that incited a riot – Iseult Gillespie

The ballet that incited a riot – Iseult Gillespie

We typically think of ballet as harmonious, graceful and polished– hardly features that would trigger a riot. But at the first performance of Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring,” audience members were so outraged that they drowned out the orchestra. Accounts of the event include people hurling objects at the stage, challenging each other to …

Spanish-American War | Animated History

Spanish-American War | Animated History

Anything to report? Nope. All is calm. Wait! There! Is that an explosive mine!? Oh, that? That’s a banana-rat. Thing’s the size of a doberman. Yeah, disgusting, isn’t it. Well, everything’s fine then. Yup. Yup. Yup. Yup. Did I mention I retire in two days? Really. That’s gre– Remember when Spain was the most dominant …

Fuli’s parents [History Maker]

Fuli’s parents [History Maker]

Can you hear my heartbeat? Tired of feeling never enough. I… close my eyes and tell myself that my dreams will come true There’ll be no more darkness when you believe in yourself you are unstoppable Where your destiny lies, dancing on the blades, you set my heart on fire Don’t stop us now, the …