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Network of Women in Media-India: Staging of the drama 'Thozhil Kendrathilekku', New Nalanda auditorium, 6 p.m.. Navarasam Public Charitable Trust: Duryodhanavadham Kathakali, Zamorin's Guruvayoorappan Hall, Tali, 5.30 p.m.. Valiya Chirakkal …

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Kate Moss holds court at celebrity-filled Louis Vuitton menswear show as Rick …

Brian Ferry, center left, and Kate Moss, right, look at a Louis Vuitton creation by designer Kim Jones during men's fall-winter 2015/2016 fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) (The Associated …

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Cartier's Archive: Home To Hidden Treasures

Besides documenting the princesses' doll jewelry, there were black-and-white photos of a wax dummy's hand, waving that light-bulb-unscrewing wave of British royals and wearing the platinum watch that Cartier had made for the future Queen Mother. This …

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Google's Eric Schmidt claims the 'internet will disappear'

Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has predicted the end of the Internet as we know it – but said technology would lead to new jobs for people. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he was asked for his prediction on the …

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Valldal Valley is Norway's perfect picture

Several young architects, returning from their studies in Europe, rebuilt the town in art nouveau style, interpreted in a pared-back Scandinavian way and embellished with Viking motifs. Rather like Juvet, it was a daring addition to this landscape …

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Art by Saskatchewan artists translated into rugs for London's Canada House

Herranen's art was transformed into a carpet for the Saskatchewan Room. Both artists are based in Regina. Their work is carried by local galleries. Nouveau Gallery shared the news about Randall and Slate Gallery linked the National Gallery of Canada in …

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Experiencing Vienna, the Capital of Classical Music, via Monograms

But be sure to get back in time for your performance of the Vienna State Opera or the Vienna Royal Orchestra. Vienna has Art Nouveau, Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha, Sigmund Freud, historic and radically new architecture, phenomenal food and street life, …

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Nazi past the star of two Holocaust film premieres in Germany

The title refers to the art nouveau painting “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” which hung for decades in the Belvedere Palace museum in Vienna before it was restituted to Maria Altmann, Bloch-Bauer's niece. Mirren adopts a nearly flawless Austrian …

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Foot-stamping, flying and fun at Celtic Connections

Music: Celtic Connections. Ganesh Kumaresh with Trio AAB. The Mackintosh Church, Glasgow. Keith Moore. This is a four star review. There was something for every palate on Saturday night as Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Queens Cross Church opened its …

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Two FBI agents in St Louis 'were shot by suspect wanted for murder'

An FBI spokeswoman says two special agents have been shot by a man in St. Louis County and that the incident isn't directly related to the Ferguson protests rather, the suspect is accused of murdering his mother. Rebecca Wu, a spokeswoman with the FBI …

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Lucy Mecklenburgh and Louis Smith celebrate New Year's Eve together

But the couple proved that things are heating up between them as they rang in the New Yearwith a PDA-filled night out together at a tropical-themed bash thrown by Louis. A number of pictures, posted …. Lucy was previously engaged to her TOWIE co-star …

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Kate Hudson rocks leather bumbag at LAX with mother Goldie Hawn

Kate Hudson rocked a black leather bumbag at LAX Tuesday following her trip to Paris Fashion Week. The 35-year-old Oscar nominee proved she was no diva by hauling her Louis Vuitton luggage trolly through the bustling terminal. The Wish I Was Here …

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Gautrait, Leopold Jewelry Maker's Mark – AJU – Lang Antiques

Gautrait, Leopold Jewelry Maker's Mark. Leopold Gautrait. GUATRAIT Lucien.svg. Leopold Gautrait. France. Paris. fl.c.1900. Specialties. Chaser, engraver & modeler. Expert enameler known for his peacock motifs. Designed for Léon Gariod.

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CSO and Muti hit the right notes, wrong emotional tone

But like many "decadent" artists in painting and poetry Scriabin was a voluptuary, translating some of the period's erotic Art Nouveau atmosphere into sound. So there is scarcely a solo for his all-important winds that he fails to mark "sweetly," and …

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Hollywood gem Görlitz fights for its identity

The gigantic, Art Nouveau department store was built to resemble another shopping center that once stood in Berlin. The Görlitz iteration was founded by German-Jewish merchants in 1913 and integrated into the Karstadt department store chain in the 1920s.

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Tension in Ukraine builds as convoy of military trucks carrying soldiers heads …

Warning shots were also fired inside Crimea as a foreign military mission was barred from entering the Ukrainian province by pro-Russian troops. The mission, made up of soldiers of different nationalities from the Organisation for Security and …

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BaselWorld to raise bar for trade fairs in 2015

BaselWorld has reported on a successful 2014 event, welcoming about 150,000 attendees to the eight-day Swiss show, describing "enthusiastic feedback from all players", with expectations exceeded in relation to business, the quality of the event, media …

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Hatton Garden uncovered for new ITV documentary

An ITV show description explains: “Among the characters featured in the programme are a gold trader who conducts the sale of a diamond ring in the back of a taxi, a bespoke jewellery maker who is seen working on an intricate diamond-studded bird, and a …

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Fossil Group withdraws from UK buying groups

Helen Wood, managing director of Fossil UK Ltd, spoke to Professional Jeweller's sister magazine WatchPro, saying: “We are strategically moving away from all buying groups, so both CMJ and Houlden. We gave notice and that notice expires in February.

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One Direction's Louis Tomlinson 'to emulate Simon Cowell by going into music …

After getting a helping hand from Simon Cowell in the launch of his hugely successful career with One Direction, Louis Tomlinson is now said to be planning to follow in the music mogul's footsteps. The pop heart-throb, who shot to fame after teaming up …

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St. Louis Rams' players stage 'hands up, don't shoot' protest at NFL game

There were protests in and outside the Missouri home of the St. Louis Rams on Sunday as tensions remain high almost a week after a grand jury declined to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown in …

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Gwyneth Paltrow presents award in plunging gown after skipping red carpet at …

… David Oyelowo of Selma, Steve Carell of Foxcatcher, and Benedict Cumberbatch of The Imitation Game. That night, Gwyneth was seen laughing and chatting it up with Ethan Hawke, director Richard Linklater, and her Shallow Hal co-star Jack Black.

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Painting by legendary Florida Highwayman Albert (Beanie) Backus will be part …

Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery will usher in the spring with a two-day estates auction on March 21st and 22nd that's filled with more than 1,000 premier lots ranging from Asian objects to original works of art to fine estate jewelry to antique …

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Liberty Unveils In-House, Trans-Seasonal Collection

PRINT EDITION: Liberty London's latest Iphis print in-house accessories collection — which the London department store presented for wholesale for the first time during London Fashion Week — put the focus on simple bag designs in an upbeat palette of …

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Joanna Blythman: Contini Cannonball, 356 Castlehill, Edinburgh

stone stairs, tiled corridors, sturdy radiators, solid wood floors, iron railings. Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Scotland Street School in Glasgow is the pinnacle of this style. Personally, I find those old schools wonderfully nurturing. They remind me …

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Kate Moss giggles with a male model at Louis Vuitton show in Paris

Earlier this week she treated us to a taste of Louis Vuitton's Fall 2015 menswear collection by wearing a blanket cape in the signature print of the season. So it was no surprise to see Kate Moss taking her seat on the front row of the show in Paris today.

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'Like a flash of light, Felix's life passed so quickly'

C S Lewis in A Grief Observed [written after the death of his wife in 1960] expresses the feeling perfectly: 'A door slammed in your face, and a sound of bolting and double bolting on the inside.' You don't stop believing He exists; you start believing …

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Autopsy reveals Lord of Verona Cangrande was POISONED with foxgloves

Within days of Cangrande's death in the 14th century, rumours began circulating that the Italian ruler had been deliberately poisoned. And now toxicological tests carried out on the exhumed body of the Lord of Verona claim to have confirmed these …

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Old Lady Heart syndrome is a form of heart failure that's worryingly easy to miss

As she strolled around the ancient city of Petra, Sadhana Press expected to be overwhelmed by her surroundings. But all she could focus on was her breathlessness, and how she simply couldn't seem to get enough air into her lungs. This wasn't the first …

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What's happening on the local art scene this week

Art Nouveau Galleries, works by Harry Boardman, Justin Long, Robert Ciampa, Ward Van Haute, Meghan Reiff and others. 93 South West End Blvd., Quakertown. Open daily, except Wednesdays, at 11 a.m.; closes 8 p.m. Fridays; …. Includes new work from more …

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SHORT BREAKS with hotels.com

Built on seven hills, Lisbon is cobbled with stoned pavements and narrow streets full of Art Nouveau cafés. The downtown districts of Baixa and Rossio are the commercial areas where you will find the government ministries and the Praça do Comércio.

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Film screening rescheduled

“American Denial” will be screened Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Winston-Salem State University's Diggs Gallery, 601 S. Martin Luther King Drive. The film was originally scheduled for Feb. 18. Subscription Required. An online service is needed to view this …

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(W)Archives: Art and The Glamor of War in the Good Old Days

The book's Art Nouveau décor offer a striking visual reminder of just how much fun war was for Europeans at the turn of the century—at least in the popular imagination. Complete with primitive or oriental motifs, these illustrations reflect an era in …

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On International Women's Day, plan a solo trip, ladies!

Brussels, Belgium: Brussels is filled with 17th-century Art Nouveau buildings and daily flower markets. Visit Brussels' very own Eiffel Tower, the Atomium. It provides great views, inside and out. Also, needless to say, get some chocolate and waffles …

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Hot 100 2014: Babette Wasserman

Her international reach and star pulling power combined earlier this year when she was approached by one of the world's biggest fashion icons: Karl Lagerfeld. “We have undertaken a new jewellery design and manufacture project for his eponymous brand …

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