Tales of Amazing Animal Heroes

Tales of Amazing Animal Heroes

It’s time to talk about the elephant in the room. Lizzie the elephant that is. The story of this helpful giant, who carted steel around Sheffield for use in World War I when all the horses were at war, is just one of many in Tales of Amazing Animal Heroes: Real Life Stories of Animal Bravery…

Der Silbersee: A meeting of revolutionary musical minds

Der Silbersee: A meeting of revolutionary musical minds

The German composer Kurt Weill is best known for his edgy collaborations with Bertolt Brecht, but his work with the playwright Georg Kaiser, with whom he shared deep social convictions, also inspired serious compositions. Their last collaboration was Der Silbersee (The Silver Lake)…