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The Best of Bay Area Style in 2013
BEAUTY SHOP: Nars FranA ois Nars, the makeup artist bold enough to name his bestselling color Orgasm, is now titillating SF with his Fillmore Street Nars store.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Vermilion panel to hear from nursing home's suitors
In a special meeting Tuesday, members of the Vermilion County Board's nursing home committee will get their first look at the offers two companies have made to buy Vermilion Manor Nursing Home.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Northstar Lottery Group opens After School Advantage Lab in Paris Cooperative High School
Northstar Lottery Group, the private manager of the Illinois Lottery, unveiled its newest After School Advantage learning lab today in Paris Cooperative High School located in Paris, Illinois.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The insider's guide to Europe
Where do all those Parisians vanish to every August? What is it about Dyrehaven that lures residents of Copenhagen? And just why do the Romans love Ponza so much? Aoife O'Riordain shares the holiday secrets of 10 locals in the know "The one place in Greece that always feeds my soul and suits all my moods is the island of Samos.
Why we need 202-story skyscrapers
Today, for the first time, more people worldwide live in cities than in the countryside.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
French hard-pressed by Chinese threat to wine trade
Beijing's salvo this week at European wine exports has brought into focus simmering French unease about the growing power the Chinese wield over their cherished vines, as consumers, investors and even chateaux owners.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Pensions & Investments
Amundi buys Smith Breeden for U.S. expansion
Amundi agreed to acquire Smith Breeden Associates , a fixed-income specialist with about $6.3 billion in mostly institutional assets under management, according to Michael J. Giarla, Smith Breeden's chairman and CEO.
Wed May 29, 2013
Ortega named public defender for Coles County
A 10-year employee of the Champaign County public defender's office has been chosen as the next public defender for Coles County.
Five Things You Need To Know Today, May 29
LAC Committee: Coventry's Local Advisory Committee on Special Education will be meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight in the conference room at the School Administration Offices .
Mon May 27, 2013
Tamashii Nations: Daft Punk S.H.Figuarts
Bandai's S.H.Figuarts wlii release action figures of Daft Punk's Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter this December.
Rite that caused riots: celebrating 100 years of The Rite of Spring
Stravinsky's work caused a scandal in 1913 but has since been recognised as one of the 20th century's most important pieces Rite of Spring dancers dressed as pagans scandalised Parisian theatregoers with their stomping steps and the brutal plot based on primitive sacrificial rituals Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis As the first few bars of the ... (more)
Sun May 26, 2013
WMGI-FM Terre Haute
A century on, Stravinsky's 'Rite' still summons th...
A hundred years ago this week, the premiere of Russian emigre composer Igor Stravinsky's pounding, pagan, pulsating "The Rite of Spring" caused a near riot in Paris and changed the face of modern music.
Sat May 25, 2013
Vietnamese Painting Sells for Record $390,000 at Christie's HK
A painting that was initially valued at just 50 pounds sold for HK$3.03 million , setting a new record for a Vietnamese artist's work at Christie's in Hong Kong today.
Fri May 24, 2013
Country music singer Brett Eldredge was born in Paris, IL and grew up listening to singers Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, and Bobby Darin.
Wed May 22, 2013
Copper Shines at NYC Design Week: Six designers call upon copper as...
The use of copper in functional industrial design has been on the rise for some time now, especially since seeing it all over London Design Festival last September.