Learn German with the music of Schnipo Schranke!

Learn German with Music of Schnipo Schranke

If you are not yet familiar with the German indie pop duo Schnipo Schranke, now is the time. Although the pair have gone their separate ways musically in 2019 after only a few years together, they are gone but not forgotten. With clear vocals delivered over steady, angular rhythms, the duo released two solid albums. …

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Learn German with the films of Sibel Kekilli!

Learn German with Films of Sibel Kekilli

If German actress Sibel Kekilli looks familiar to you then you might have just outed yourself as an astute Game of Thrones viewer. On the wildly popular American television show, Kekilli spent three years as the mistress to Peter Dinklage’s Tyrion Lannister. But before she was a regular in this violent, dragon-filled fantasy world, she …

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At the heart of the Ephrata Cloister are the Saron (or Sisters' House) and Saal (or Meeting House).

Ephrata Cloister Explores Religion & History

It is well-established that freedom of religion is an essential tenant upon which the United States was founded. And it was part of the motivation that drove many of the earliest settlers to come to America, especially Quaker William Penn’s Pennsylvania. One of the most notable communities, founded in the 18th century, is the Historic …

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Learn German with the films of director Wolfgang Becker.

Learn German with Films of Wolfgang Becker

As a director and a writer, Wolfgang Becker does not have dozens of titles to his name. His filmography is surprisingly brief. But since the German filmmaker usually co-writes his scripts, it shows just how involved he is in his projects. For us German language learners, a smaller filmography means we can really get to …

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Learn German with the Films of director Uli Edel!

Learn German with Films of Uli Edel

German director Uli Edel has had success on both sides of the Atlantic in multiple languages. Likewise, his expertise is wide-ranging as well. His English language projects have included films like Last Exit to Brooklyn with Jennifer Jason Leigh and Body of Evidence with Madonna. He is also behind television miniseries like The Mists of …

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A yellow train car sits on the rails along the Brandywine River at the power yards of Hagley Museum and Library.

Hagley Museum and Library

Just outside of Wilmington, Delaware, not far from Philadelphia, the Brandywine Valley is Du Pont Country. Sprinkled across the region are a number of impressive homes like the beautiful botanicals at Longwood Gardens and the smartly stately Nemour Estate & Gardens. But they all trace back to a black powder yard and a family home …

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