| May 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
"Needle," from U.S. film student Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, has nabbed the top prize at Cannes' Cinefondation, whose jury was presided by New Zealand-born multi-hyphenate Jane Campion.
Ghazvinizadeh, a student at the School of the Art Insitute of Chicago,...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Beyonce has canceled a show in Belgium, citing dehydration and exhaustion as rumors of a second pregnancy continue to swirl around the pop diva.
The singer, 31, was advised by doctors to rest and will be missing her Tuesday show at Sportpaleis in...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:44 PM
CHICAGO — After its creation was announced via nationwide broadcast, people lined up to buy the very first versions. It’s lightweight, has been the subject of fierce patent battles and is so addictive you can’t put it down, even when...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Gaumont is re-teaming with French helmer Anne Fontaine on "Gemma Bovery". The bigscreen adaptation of the eponymous comicbook, pic toplines star Gemma Arterton and Gallic thesp Fabrice Luchini.
A contempo twist on Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary,"...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Although bloody marys, mimosas and Champagne are the typical go-to brunch libations, craft beer offers a wide array of flavors that perfectly match the mood -- and the food -- of a leisurely Mother's Day brunch.
Here are four styles that can find a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The giant yucca certainly lives up to its name: Yucca gigantea rises 30 feet high in ideal conditions, with white blossoms that push out from the center -- flor de izote, as the bloom is sometimes called, the national flower of El Salvador.
| May 8, 2013
After its creation was announced via nationwide broadcast, people lined up to buy the very first versions. It's lightweight, has been the subject of fierce patent battles and is so addictive you can't put it down, even when you know you should.
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:45 AM
This summer, a Belgian theme park will add an $8-million Viking land based on a television cartoon and movie series with two rides and a restaurant set in a lakeside village.
The 12-acre Vicky the Viking themed land will be built on the location of a...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:44 AM
The scale, productivity and efficiency of the Imperial Valley’s agricultural production can, perhaps, be best appreciated through the observations of the agriculture students and educator from Belgium that toured the area Friday.
| Mar 31, 2013
| 3:17 AM
Albertina Wassenhove doesn’t give late-night work hours a second thought even if she is 85 — a young 85.
But then she had a great example of how to love your work into your golden years. Albertina’s mother, Martha Van Holsbeke, ran...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:41 PM
In Belgium, a political party on the far right has unveiled a deeply controversial new website where tipsters can report illegal immigrants working on the black market or abusing the social security system....
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:46 PM
James and Julie Petrakis, chefs & owners of The Ravenous Pig, have named Ron Raike the brewmaster for Cask & Larder, their new Southern-inspired restaurant that opens this summer. Raike began brewing beer 20 years ago while studying for his Master's fr...