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One Day S'more: Sesame Street Parodies Les Miserables and it's Brilliant

If you love music, dance, and cookies, then "Les Mousserables" is the feel-good-and-not-so-good video event of your life. In this Sesame Street send-up of Les Miserables, Cookie Monster stars as Jean Bon-Bon, a "very sad French guy in pursuit of cookies in the streets of Paris. He must figure out a way to survive and help his fellow Parisians find cookies." Once Jean Bon-Bon gets his cookies, however, he finds his struggle is just beginning. Tune in to hear cookie-filled versions of songs fro … Read More

One Day S'more: Sesame Street Parodies Les Miserables and it's Brilliant
If you love music, dance, and cookies, then "Les Mousserables" is the feel-good-and-not-so-good video event of your life. In this Sesame Street send-up of Les Miserables, Cookie Monster stars as Jean Bon-Bon, a "very sad French guy in pursuit of cookies in the streets of Paris. He must figure out a way to survive and help his fellow Parisians find cookies." Once Jean Bon-Bon gets his cookies, however, he finds his struggle is just beginning. Tune in to hear cookie-filled versions of songs fro
5 Talented Singers You Can Learn From in 2016
Ready to make 2016 your best year yet? Many vocalists stood out last year, and looking at their strategies and success stories can be a great source of inspiration -- especially if you want to be famous someday! Read on as voice teacher Molly R. shares her thoughts...    2015 was a stellar year for lots of talented and famous singers. It seemed like you couldn't go anywhere without hearing about Taylor Swift and Adele, just to name two that stand out. Singers like those two genera
How to Draw Caricatures: Pointers From a Professional Artist
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French on the Go: More Study Tips for Busy Students
There are always more ways to practice French in your daily life. Tutor Darcy C. shares how to study French as you go about your usual activities... Learning any language is just plain easier when you’re surrounded by native speakers, and learning French is no different. Yet for those of us who cannot move to France at the moment, there are other ways to bring France to us by making French part of our daily lives. Even if you don’t have much time to spare between lessons, check out these

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