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Film Review: 'Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet'

… which rescues Nina Paley's otherwise disappointing (albeit trippily kaleidoscopic) contribution, and Irish siren Lisa Hannigan and Glen Hansard's duet, “On Love,” which “The Secret of Kells” animator Tomm Moore transforms into a radiant Art Nouveau …

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Baltic cruise: all serene on the Serenissima

Sometimes I chose to explore independently, but in Riga, for example, I probably would not have appreciated the exquisite art nouveau quarter as much as I did without local expertise. Latvia's capital, with its pretty tree-lined canal ribboning through …

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Bikram Choudhury hit with SIXTH sex assault lawsuit

In California, Tiffany Friedman renamed her Bikram studio Haute Yogi Manhattan Beach and began offering a different range of classes. She described Bikram as 'cultish' and said that people believed that Choudhury 'was a guru with all these powers'.

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11 slaughtered kangaroos are found stuffed in a bin behind a car wash in …

The carcasses of 11 kangaroos have been found in a bin northeast of Melbourne in the past week, with police concerned by the spate of 'gruesome' killings. Victoria Police were called to a carwash on Warrandyte-Heidelberg Rd in Warrandyte after a staff …

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Made In Chelsea's Lucy Watson celebrates her birthday at party secretly …

Made In Chelsea star Lucy Watson turned 25 on Friday and got a treat from her younger sister Tiffany to mark the occasion. The reality TV … She accessorised with stacked delicate necklaces, with charms like a wishbone and locket. Her bag and shoes …

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The Macallan breaks world record for most expensive whisky sold at auction

Now the definitive world record holder, The Macallan M Imperiale 6-litre Lalique decanter sold at auction in Hong Kong for $628,000 in January 2014, breaking the previous record of $460,000 held by The Macallan in Lalique Cire Perdue, raising funds for …

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Ahhh Vienna!…

It doesn't come more luxurious than the Vienna Park Hyatt, located in the art nouveau walls of a converted bank in the middle of the city's Innere Stadt. The spa, complete with a gold-lined swimming pool, is just as impressive as the restaurant in the …

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The Crowd: For this benefit, make yourself at home

The Cohens divide their time between principal residences in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, with the latter being an art nouveau-inspired mansion that they created on the bayfront expanse that once sported the California ranch-style residence of John …

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Discoveries: Santa Cruz's 'East Side' lobbies for respect

It also has fought to clean up, if not restore, an abandoned park on the Branciforte bluffs that as soon as was home to Pacheco Park Zoo, and to save remnants of the art nouveau entrance columns, across the street from a future housing improvement. And …

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Actor David Suchet: 'I'll definitely be needing a corset'

He went to boarding school with his brothers Peter and John, who's a well-known presenter, before studying at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (Lamda). His career began on the stage as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company in the …

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Cate Blanchett's makeup artist reveals the tricks behind the star's Oscars look

And while the look worked perfectly with her glamorous Maison Margiela velvet black dress and statement Tiffany and Co. necklace, Cate's makeup artist Jeanine Lobell says after seeing the striking gown, she had to change the neutral look she had in …

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Dustin Diamond breaks out in hives as he appears in court with Loli Pop

In November he looked to be in good spirits as he co-hosted the Saved By The XIV party at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. On Tuesday, Dustin made a return to Bayside High School in a parody segment for truTV's Friends Of The People, where the actor …

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Tiffany Cole and Emilia Carr on death row make desperate plea for a stay of …

Tiffany Cole and Emilia Carr did not know each other before they were put on death row at Florida's Lowell Correctional Institution in Ocala. But now the women, who share incredibly similar stories, couldn't imagine life without each other. Sexually …

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Lucy Watson shows off her slender legs in embellished white mini dress

She's best known for starring on reality television show, Made In Chelsea – and Lucy Watson looked incredible when she stepped out on Monday night. The 25-year-old headed to a post-Oscars party hosted by fashion label Ariella and RBS NatWest, held at …

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Kerry Washington makes a statement at the Film Independent Spirit Awards

Her glamorous ensemble was got a delicate lift thanks to jewelry by Tiffany's and sparkly black Manolo Bahnik heels that would have had that designer diva from Sex And The City – Carrie Bradshaw – drooling. Who would have have known Kerry gave birth to …

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Through historical droughts, acanthus lives on

Today these enclaves of vintage architecture are being reborn, and no other plant is as suitable to the craftsman era as this one. After all, acanthus experienced its own renaissance in art nouveau, wherein natural plant forms proved the popular …

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Inspiration by Design: the world's most beautiful books come to Melbourne

All the objects are from the National Art Library at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, one of the leading museums of art and design. They range from mediaeval illustrated manuscripts to cool art deco graphics; from a red-painted Indian chief to …

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Bejeweled leaded-glass panel hails from an old church

A: Your beautiful leaded-glass side-light panel with its jewels and art nouveau style was made in America. The time of production is late 19th century. The frame it is presently in has no bearing on its worth, so do as you please. Potential dollar …

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Douro river becoming popular European cruise attraction

Peeking through the window, I thought it looked grand and pricey, but not so – the tab for our table (four specialty coffees) was around $15. From there, I walked over to the Lello bookstore, one of the most famous in the world with its art nouveau facade.

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'Fabergé Pearl Egg' unveiled

Paying homage to the forthcoming centenary of the last Fabergé Imperial Eggs ever delivered, the world's most iconic artist jeweller has crafted an extraordinary egg objet in collaboration with the Alfardan family, known as one of the world's most …

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Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue Online

Having establishments in all of the leading diamonds deal urban centers globally this includes San francisco, Hong Kong, Mumbai,Louis Vuitton Outlet Shopping Bangkok, Tokyo,Gucci Outlet japan, Dubai, The greater toronto area,Louis Vuitton Purses Are …

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Lalique Exhibition, The Hague – Art Nouveau – WordPress.com

Around 1895, Lalique presented his jewellery for the first time at Parisian Salons, and at Sigfried Bing's famous gallery La Maison de l'Art Nouveau. The jewellery was so innovative, that he was soon considered 'the inventor …

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Art Nouveau Inspired Engagement Rings – Harriet Kelsall …

Although you usually think of France when you think of Art Nouveau the inspiration for this movement is actually believed to have come from a Czech artist known as Alponse Mucha, in fact it was originally known as 'Style Mucha'! … as adornments for other items e.g. semi-precious stones were use more regularly and opal […]

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Jewellery by René Lalique – Souvenirs and Inspirations

René Jules Lalique (1860 – 1945) was a French artist. He was famous for his jewellery, vases, clocks and chandeliers. He studied and worked at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, then he spent two years at the Crystal Palace …

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CBBC intros new fan-designed app

For its design, the app's art is influenced by vintage Paris, with Art Nouveau elements and a color palette similar to classic French animation and cinema. Along with first devising the game, Alex also helped in the development of the visual design …

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Catch the latest Broadway play – at the movies

The dream of watching your favourite theatre production on a stage in London or New York is within reach. Well, sort of. Art house and cinema chain Cinema Nouveau screen live theatre productions from Broadway, the National Theatre and the Young Vic in …

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Christine Binswanger: designing a museum that connects to the outside

*Images: Christine Binswanger by the model for Nouveau Stad de Bourdeaux at the exhibition Material Future: The Architecture of Herzog & de Meuron and the Vancouver Art Gallery, Photo: Kevin Griffin; close-up of model of Nouveau Stad de Bordeaux in …

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Porto a magnet for river cruise lines

Peeking through the window, I thought it looked grand and pricey, but not so — the tab for our table (four specialty coffees) was around $15. From there, I walked over to the Lello bookstore, one of the most famous in the world with its art nouveau …

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Thavisha Peiris murder: Pizza delivery driver found covered in blood

A colleague of a pizza delivery driver who was stabbed to death has told a jury he saw "blood everywhere" when he discovered his friend's body. Thavisha Peiris, 25, was found dead in his car by Mehrdad Mahfazi in Southey Crescent, Sheffield, on 27 …

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Sturgeon leads chilcot report plea

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy and his Liberal Democrat counterpart Willie Rennie said they too want to see the findings released as soon as possible. Ms Sturgeon said: "Years have since passed, and the public still await publication of this report …

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Pregnant Tiffani Theissen displays baby bump as she promotes her culinary show

The first season sees guest appearances by stars such as Jason Priestley, Lindsay Price, Nathan Fillion, Seth Green, and her White Collar co-stars. Earlier this month, the Kelly reunited with her co-stars from Saved By The Bell, as the onscreen pals …

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The Google Fabergé Egg Doodle – Search Engine Roundtable

Today is the 166th birthday of the Russian Jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé. Fabergé was best known for his Easter Egg Jewelry, where he used precious metals and jewels and put them in the form of eggs. This Jewelry art has …

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Bethlehem finds a place for historic bridge

The decorative brackets had an art nouveau look. Perhaps the most beguiling feature was the upper chord's curve — an elliptical-shaped arch. "I thought, wow, this is very beautiful," Collins said. It didn't take him long to learn the beauty wasn't one …

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The Design Sales of December

Christie's Tiffany sale followed its 20/21 Design auction, which included Art Deco items from the Marsha Miro collection. The two sales totaled about $7.19 million, with sales from Tiffany contributing $1.9 million and the Miro collection contributing …

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Seagrave Streaming New Track

"Although a very new name, formed in 2014, Seagrave is actually the solo-project of Harakiri for the Sky's J.J., whose band released the critically acclaimed 'Aokigahara' last year via Art of Propaganda. "Here with … "Some will point to this sound as …

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