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  • Paris Haute Couture 2014: Red-carpet-ready looks from Zuhair Murad

    The event: Zuhair Murad, the darling of daring, baring young Hollywood, presented his fall 2014 collection in Paris Thursday at the monumental Palais des Beaux-Arts, part of France’s National School of Fine Arts complex. The crowd: Never mind that...
  • Bordeaux history notes

    Bordeaux history notes
    Bits and pieces about Bordeaux: •It sits on the Garonne River and has been an important port at least since Romans came here, about 56 BC. Before long, viticulture took root. •In 1154, England took control when Henry II ascended to the...
  • London, Bangkok most popular destinations for 2014

    London, Bangkok most popular destinations for 2014
    More than 18 million people will visit London this year, making it the top tourist destination in the world, according to a MasterCard travel report released Wednesday. London beat out second-ranked Bangkok, the No. 1 tourism stop in 2013, likely...
  • Happy birthday Marcel Proust!

    Happy birthday Marcel Proust!
    Marcel Proust was born on this day in 1871. Happy 143rd birthday, Marcel Proust! These days Proust is known as a genius, the author of the brilliant, mammoth novel, known as both "Remembrance of Things Past" and "In Search of Lost Time." But how was...
  • Film Movement Takes U.S. on 'Marie's Story'

    BOURG MADAME, France - New York-based Film Movement has closed U.S. rights to Jean-Pierre Ameris' "Marie's Story," which world premieres at next week's Locarno Festival as a Piazza Grande screening. The sale and Locarno berth - a Piazza Grande slot is...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Pinot climbs to third as Bardet, Van Garderen struggle

    BAGNERES DE LUCHON France (Reuters) - Romain Bardet had promised to "blow up the race", but it was Thibaut Pinot who set off the fireworks on the ascent to the Port de Bales on Tuesday's 16th stage of the Tour de France. Pinot, who climbed to third in...
  • Studiocanal Reteams Michel Gondry on 'Microbe et Gasoil'

    PARIS- Studiocanal is set to reteam with Michel Gondry on "Microbe et Gasoil," the French helmer's follow-up to "Mood Indigo." Pic is a comedy turning on two left-of-field teenagers, Microbe and Gasoil, who, instead of spending their summer vacations...
  • French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops

    French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops
    French politicians across the political divide on Monday denounced pro-Palestinian rioters who attacked a synagogue and Jewish-owned shops in a Paris suburb. Hours after the Sunday night clashes between riot police and demonstrators angered at Israel'...
  • Michel Gondry's 'Mood Indigo' is wildly inventive

    Michel Gondry's 'Mood Indigo' is wildly inventive
    To call Michel Gondry's "Mood Indigo" visually inventive is not even scratching the surface, something like characterizing Apple as a company that's had a certain amount of success. Wacky, surreal, insanely playful, "Mood Indigo" is a film that believes...
  • France: Seine River cruise will focus on art, artists

    France: Seine River cruise will focus on art, artists
    Pack your paints and palette for this new theme cruise on AmaWaterways’ 150-passenger AmaLegro. The Art Illumination Cruise, a seven-night voyage on the Seine River, charts a course through Normandy and the settings of some of the world’s...
  • Geoff Nicholson maps out the edges in fiction 'City Under the Skin'

    Geoff Nicholson maps out the edges in fiction 'City Under the Skin'
    In his new novel "The City Under the Skin" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 272 pp., $26), Geoff Nicholson plumbs the depths of an unnamed city after young women begin turning up with crude maps tattooed on their backs. His characters, including a hapless...