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  1. Fab German singer Ute Lemper ready to smolder in StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 14 | Contra Costa Times

    ... aeli songwriter Chava Alberstein, Belgian star Jacques Brel, Argentine nuevo tango great Astor Piazzolla, and French chanson legend A


  2. Mother and son artists making a splash in OgdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 14 | KSL-TV

    Somewhat new to the northern Utah art scene, mother and son duo Barbara and Daniel Price are making a splash not only for their art but also for their unique stories. Sara Erickson, Barbara's daughter and Daniel's sister explained, "they work side by side in a makeshift studio in my mother's dining room.


  3. History being made not in US Congress but in trenches of KarabakhRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 13 | Trend

    Yesterday the US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Robert ekuta was summoned to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, where he was given a note of protest addressed to the US State Department due to the visit of the so-called president of Nagorno-Karabakh Bako Sahakyan to the US and his participation in the event held in the US Congress administrative building to promote the separatist regime. Every day, 18-year-old Armenian boys die on the line of contact, while their mothers in Armenia are told their sons died from careless handling of weapons.


  4. Ikea (Belgium): Make Room for PassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 12 | Advertising Age

    Most people at some point will probably have danced around their living room--but how many can say they have skated? Following the Winter Olympics, this ad from Ikea in Belgium features a middle-aged couple--real-life former professional ice skaters--who roll up their rug, push their furniture aside and slide around their apartment floor in their socks like skaters on an ice rink, to the romantic sounds of French signer Charles Aznavour. They perform a beautifully choregraphed routine, and items of Ikea furniture that are flagged up on-screen are just incidental to the action.


  5. BBC Arabic to Air Short Films 'Ayny' and 'Nocturne in Black'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 11 | Al Bawaba

    The two short films Ayny by director Ahmed Saleh and Nocturne in Black by Jimmy Keyrouz, will be screened have been selected to screen within the BBC's program From the Festival. Both of the two films are included in the Oscar Shorts program that has been released by MAD Solutions in theatres across the Arab world.


  6. Florence Gould Was Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 |

    She was a beautiful philanthropist who was also a sexual predator, a gambler, and a Nazi collaborator. Men and women alike learned that just knowing her put them in peril.


  7. Far West Theatre Presents Jacques Brel - a Life a Thousand TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 |

    Far West Theatre are delighted to bring their much-acclaimed celebration of Jacques Brel for its London Premiere in September 2018. The seminal musical biography of the great Belgian writer and performer incorporates his world famous songs, interspersed with his philosophy on love and life with his story narrated through the words of his daughter, France.


  8. Beppi's Picks: 10 wines under $20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | The Globe and Mail

    Southern Italy's sturdy aglianico grape gets tamed into crowd-pleasing form. Silky, juicy cherry and blackberry fruit, dark chocolate and relatively soft tannins.


  9. Soul Sisters Podcast: Jane Birkin Insists That 'People Exaggerate' When They Call Her An IconRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | Billboard

    There are few people for whom the word "icon" seems such a natural fit as for Jane Birkin -- international actress, singer, former partner and collaborator of the late Serge Gainsbourg, namesake of the Hermes "Birkin bag" -- but Birkin herself doesn't agree. "People exaggerate when they say 'fashion icon.'


  10. Exploring Rio de Janeiro's Best Indie Movie TheatersRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 7 | The Rio Times

    One of the Cariocas' favorite leisure activities is going to the movies in Rio and it doesn't have to be crowded malls and Hollywood blockbusters. Spread across the city are a couple of great independent movie theaters, which offer a completely different cinema experience, including the latest releases from the Middle East, nice bookstores and good cafeterias.


  11. Daily news summary 6.3.2018Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 6 | Radio Prague

    Zdenek Ondracek is to step down as chairman of the lower house committee overseeing the General Inspectorate of the Security Forces, the agency that monitors the police, Czech Television reported on Tuesday. The Communist MP, who beat protesters as a riot squad officer prior to the Velvet Revolution, had been facing removal by the Chamber of Deputies.


  12. Bonjour Monsieur Brel reflects on human conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 |

    Chanie Jonker, Jannie du Toit and Susan Mouton in Bonjour Monsieur Brel, on at the Auto & General Theatre on the Square. Picture: Ivan Naude After a successful run in 2017, Jannie du Toit returns to the Auto & General Theatre on the Square in Bonjour Monsieur Brel, a musical production that has travelled the country and enjoyed a popular European tour.


  13. French star Catherine Deneuve set for FebiofestRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 6 | Radio Prague

    The French star Catherine Deneuve will be among the guests at this year's edition of Prague's Febiofest film festival, organisers announced on Tuesday. The veteran actress is known for such films as Belle de Jour, 8 Women and Indochine, for which she received an Oscar nomination.


  14. Review: In 'Time No Line,' John Kelly Revisits Decades of Diary EntriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 5 | The New York Times

    Over the last 40 years, the writer-performer John Kelly has explored the life and work of several wondrous real-life artists, both in raucous East Village clubs and in such temples of high art as Lincoln Center or the Brooklyn Academy of Music. There were the cross-dressing trapezist Barbette and the painter Egon Schiele .


  15. Tofino Theatre projects into the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 5 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Sandi Rideout has been trying to show as many Best Picture Oscar contenders as possible at Monday Night Movies in the Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre. All three auteur films in March vied for final gold at the 90th Academy Awards, including: Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water , James Ivory's Call Me By Your Name , and Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird .


  16. Week's best classical: Martin Frost returns to SPCO, Rose Ensemble...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 4 | Star Tribune

    A trio of soloists - sopranos Sophie Amelkin and Anna Christofaro, and baritone Harrison Hintzsche - join together for "A Kaleidoscope of Light," a wide-ranging recital of art songs from the Nordic and Latin countries. Featured composers include Grieg, AlfvA n, Aulin, Stenhammar, RangstrA m, Sibelius, Rodrigo and Ginastera.


  17. Now PlayingRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 3 | Connecticut Post

    The 43rd annual Cesar film awards took place in Paris on Friday night, with '120 Battements Par Minute' winning six awards, including those for 'Best Film' and 'Best Original Screenplay'. Set in France during the 1990s AIDS epidemic, the film follows a group of activists as they try to force the disease to the forefront of the public's attention.


  18. Godfrey Johnson in Cabaret Comes to The Drama FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 |

    Godfrey Johnson will be performing songs by some of the greatest song writers of the twentieth century. Songs by Jacques Brel , Noel Coward , David Bowie and Supertramp.


  19. The Unloved, Part 51: "Mademoiselle"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Wilkerson looks at the racial discord and violence in the world around him and has the courage to examine his own legacy instead of just "The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens Matt Zoller Seitz is the Editor-in-Chief of, TV critic for New York Magazine , the creator of many video essays about film history and style, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and the author of The Wes Anderson Collection .


  20. VIDEO: Ballet Victoria's Director's Choice en point at RoyalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | Saanich News

    Throughout a decade Paul Destrooper lead Ballet Victoria through more 400 performances in Victoria and on tour and developed dancers who have gone on to careers on stage in San Francisco, Montreal, Gdansk, Berlin, San Jose and Oklahoma. The company continues to shine this March as they present Director's Choice, a mixed program that includes the Rite of Spring and other works.