Name: Le Petit Paris. Concept: A French restaurant by Fanny and David Rolland, who opened their first Le Petit Paris, a Parisian brasserie in Cannes, 15 years ago. Le Petit Paris in downtown is in the lobby of the El Dorado building, where Charlie Chaplin once lived. If you've got a sweet tooth:...
In its latest quest to open up Internet access to developing markets, Facebook has partnered with French satellite company Eutelsat Communications. Scheduled for launch in the latter half of 2016, the multi-year initiative will “leverage satellite technologies to get more Africans online,” according to a press release. It will use the upcoming AMOS-6 satellite, a […]
The heavy rains in the French Riviera have left at least 16 people dead ahead of the international TV market. read more
Robert Zemeckis’s new film, The Walk, opens with Joseph Gordon Levitt staring at the camera in a distracting wig and asking, in a French accent, “Why?” It’s a good question, and one I asked myself often after learning of the project. (More specifically, I wailed it like I was Nancy Kerrigan being struck by a pipe shaped like Zemeckis.) Read more...
Eli Roth's KNOCK KNOCK will be opening in a week's time, and to get you lathered up for the psychological thriller, we've got a somewhat racy clip from the film to share with you. Said clip (which has French subtitles) takes a look at...Show More Summary
"The Walk" collected $240,000 on the first day of its limited run in Imax and premium large-format theaters. The Sony TriStar film, which cost $35 million to make, follows French high-wire artist Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) as he walks between the World Trade Center towers. Sony released...
Microsoft today announced that Skype Translator is coming out of preview and it will be available to all Windows dessktop users. It supports six voice languages, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish, and 50 messaging languages. The update is being introduced to the Skype for Windows desktop app over the next few weeks. When you […]
On her birthday Wednesday, September 30, Marion Cotillard got a cake and a slough of retorts about how her comments on feminism in Hollywood were entirely wrong. The French actress opened up to Porter magazine Monday about her views on feminism, talking about how she believes that feminism is actually causing segregation in the film... Show More Summary
“French public debate has been framed around enduring oppositions such as good and evil, opening and closure, unity and diversity, civilisation and barbarity, progress and decadence, and secularism and religion. Underlying this passion for ideas is a belief in the singularity of France’s mission.”
If you cherish hotels with French design, maybe it doesn't matter whether they're in Palm Springs or Paris? The Chateau at Lake La Quinta, ready to fully open Oct. 15, sets itself up as a continental manor with 24 suites and bungalows located on a lake. (Chateau at Lake La Quinta) The $3.5-million...
From September 19, 2015 to January 10, 2016, the Pierre Bonnard exhibit, which provides a renewed look at the original work of the French artist, may be visited at the Fundacion Mapfre exhibition rooms. Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) was...Show More Summary
The last of nearly 4,500 metal stars was placed Sunday on the outer layer of the dome on Abu Dhabi's Louvre museum, expected to open by the end of 2016. The final star was added in the presence of prize-winning French architect Jean Nouvel, said Abu Dhabi's Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC). Show More Summary
“Until now, the French haven’t really done galas in the focused way of American organizations. In a largely state-subsidized cultural system, fund-raising has not been an imperative and the cultivation of a circle of patrons has been discreet and elite.”
French brand A.P.C. continues to roll out retail stores across the globe. Having just recently opened two stores in the Los Angeles area, the focus has now returned to Europe, with the announcement of the third store in London (the … The post A.P.C Opens New Store In London’s Notting Hill appeared first on Highsnobiety.
I’m in the Yukon and completely unable to see the debate. So, add your trenchant commentary below. I’ll post the best ones as KCCCC tomorrow, bien sur!
Americas The fuselage of the Bell Helicopters V-280 tiltrotor demonstrator aircraft was unveiled by manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems on Tuesday. Assembled by the company’s rapid prototyping facility, the fuselage will be combined with the V-280 wing, engines and tails. Show More Summary
French animator Yoann Hervo brings haunting surrealism to The Simpsons’ opening sequence.
London FTSE adds 0.37 per cent, French CAC flat in early trade.
Some New Yorkers have commented on the scarcity of fine-dining options on the Upper East Side. Chef Michael White’s newly opened Vaucluse French brasserie on the corner of Park Avenue and 63rd Street may be just the thing to pacify them. Show More Summary
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