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 […]

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How inventions change history (for better and for worse) – Kenneth C. Davis

How inventions change history (for better and for worse) – Kenneth C. Davis

Translator: tom carter Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar This is the story of an invention that changed the world. Imagine a machine that could cut 10 hours of work down to one. A machine so efficient that it would free up people to do other things, kind of like the personal computer. But the machine I’m going […]

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic feat. Ripley Scroll

Harry Potter: A History of Magic feat. Ripley Scroll

Something magical is coming to the British Library Harry Potter: A History of Magic, a spellbinding new exhibition Encounter magical creatures within the pages of books and manuscripts from throughout history Gaze at the night skies and read the stars using an ancient celestial globe Learn how to make a Philosopher’s Stone with the gargantuan […]

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Princeton Profiles: Wendy Li, exploring memory through art

Princeton Profiles: Wendy Li, exploring memory through art

WENDY LI: I have an interesting relationship with photography. I came to this point last year where I didn’t know if I wanted to even make photographs anymore. And I didn’t know what I wanted to take photographs of. I went back to sort of asking myself– why do I love photography? And what about […]

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Patricia Lee Rubin: “Invention and Design in Laurentian Florence”

Patricia Lee Rubin: “Invention and Design in Laurentian Florence”

– Good evening everyone. I am Xavier Salomon, Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator here at the Frick. Welcome on this snowy evening. Thank you for braving the weather to be here with us tonight. It is a great pleasure and honor to introduce tonight’s speaker Professor Rubin, who is a professor of Renaissance art at […]

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Restoration (2003) – Rescuing Heritage buildings in Britain. Dir. Simon Mansfield

Restoration (2003) – Rescuing Heritage buildings in Britain. Dir. Simon Mansfield

Will you reverse a history of neglect? Another chance now, on bbc2, to save Britain’s endangered buildings. Griff Rhys Jones is at the Tower of London. Hello, welcome to Restoration, as we enter the fourth week of our campaign to save Britain’s endangered buildings. Now, so far, we’ve seen over 20 of our candidates, including […]

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The Imperial Simulacrum – The Elder Scrolls Lore

The Imperial Simulacrum – The Elder Scrolls Lore

Hello everybody and welcome to this presentation of The Elder Scrolls Lore. Last time around, we went into detail about the events of The Elder Scrolls: Arena. To recap, imperial battlemage Jagar Tharn, wielding the infamous Staff of Chaos, banishes Emperor Uriel Septim VII to another dimension. Using his mastery of illusion, Tharn impersonates the […]

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Why was Napoleon so Successful?

Why was Napoleon so Successful?

Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the greatest commanders in military history. Even Clausewitz, who wasn’t particularly fond of Napoleon, called him “The God of War” so what were the crucial elements of his success for Napoleon and his armies? At first let’s look at Napoleon’s skills, traits and focus And later on we will also […]

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Class 12 History Chapter Bricks Beads and Bones NCERT इतिहास भाग 1 ईंटें मनके और अस्थियां Hindi CBSE

Class 12 History Chapter Bricks Beads and Bones NCERT इतिहास भाग 1 ईंटें मनके और अस्थियां Hindi CBSE

Class 12 History Chapter Bricks Beads and Bones NCERT इतिहास भाग 1 ईंटें मनके और अस्थियां Hindi CBSE

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