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Why Sam Hunt Is Good For Country Music

Funny enough, this same line of argument was employed to the exact opposite effect by Sturgill Simpson, a more traditional-sounding artist, in an interview with FADER earlier this year. You go to the Opry and it's this longstanding tradition, but I …

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Scotland's Moray – The True Home Of Scottish Whisky

… for the myths and legends that the country is said to hold, and many more for the exciting towns and cities across the country that offer so much in the way of food, shopping, sights and attractions: Edinburgh Castle, The Charles Rennie Mackintosh …

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The Occidental Hotel

Embellished with iridescent stained glass by Charles Rennie Mackintosh of the Glasgow Glass Works, in Glasgow, Scotland, the bar is a masterpiece of craftsmanship. For masterpieces of the culinary sort, you need only wander into the hotel's The …

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Fin-de-Siècle Hothouse, Plush and Neurotic

… and Christian Witt-Dörring, the museum's adjunct curator of decorative arts, the show fills the building with a shifting kaleidoscope of paintings, drawings, architectural models and plans, as well as posters, furniture, a few articles of clothing …

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Artwork by Dennis French

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University's Merwin and Wakeley Galleries will host new exhibitions from Thursday, May 5 to Friday, May 27. Merwin will feature a digital images installation by Naomi Schliesman and Keith Lemley, and Wakeley will …

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Michael Brown shooting witness says teen had hands up while he was gunned …

He spoke to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch anonymously — and his account is the first time someone who neither knew Brown nor had ties to Ferguson corroborates accounts that the teenager had his hands up. In the interview, the … The teenager struck up …

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Chelsea thrash maribor

First up for the Blues, unbeaten this season, is a return to Premier League business at Old Trafford, where Mourinho will come up against his former mentor Louis van Gaal. Chelsea began with attacking purpose, with Maribor, who advanced to the … Kurt …

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Is this the cutest kid on the internet?

… Hollywood star's jetset lifestyle. The little girl has been flown business class around the world and showered with presents worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, from Louis Vuitton handbags and Chanel and Tiffany jewellery to designer outfits …

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Shining A Little Light On Art Nouveau Icon Louis Comfort …

Shining A Little Light On Art Nouveau Icon Louis Comfort Tiffany. by jillygagnon on February 18, 2013. Here at Ampersand VM, we're all about the mid-century modern aesthetic, but that doesn't mean we don't appreciate some of the …

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Art Nouveau (Circa 1910)  Ring – 14k, Garnet and Seed Pearls

A beautiful 14k (tested but not hallmarked) Art Nouveau era garnet and seed pearl ring. An estimated 1/2 carat oval garnet is bezel set in the center. Surrou…

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DHW574 Silver Charles Rennie Mackintosh Necklace

Go to http://www.rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk/rennie-mackintosh-jewellery/DHW574.shtml for full details. Visit our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/…

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Fabergé — Craftsmanship in Colour

Fabergé presents a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of extraordinary jewels. Discover the world of Fabergé with exceptional craftsmanship, the finest …

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Dragonfly Tiffany Style Table Lamp

Visit to purchase: http://www.thedecor.co.uk/dragonfly-tiffany-style-small-table-lamp.html This lamp is hand-crafted using the same methods originated by Lou…

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Victoire Bust Lalique Art Deco Bronze

http://www.canonburyantiques.com/pages/subcat_page.php?titlecat=BRONZES&idp=&titlesbcat=LALIQUE Canonbury Antiques – Victoire Bust Lalique Art Deco Bronze ww…

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Top travel destinations for 2015

From the art nouveau delights of Brussels to the picturesque beer-brewing capital of Leuven, each of Belgium's strollable cities has its own charms. Few visitors can resist the picturebook prettiness of Bruges, with its tranquil canals circling the …

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On track for vintage splendour

The polished brass and mahogany fittings glow under the light from the Art Nouveau lamps and elegant blue and white crockery, designed specifically for the Pullman, sits on starched white table cloths. Built in 1927 to transport the wealthy during the …

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Photo-Op: Bar None

The jaunty theatrical posters of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The ornate advertisements of Alphonse Mucha. The sensual sophistication of Aubrey Beardsley's magazine and book illustrations. These immediately recognizable images fill the opening pages of …

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Princess Eugenie Wears Stylish Monochrome Shirt Dress To Faberge Luncheon …

Princess Eugenie continues to up her style game. The 23-year-old royal wore a chic monochrome patterned collared shirtdress, black cropped sweater and structured jacket with leather sleeves to the Laduree Luncheon with Faberge in New York. She's also …

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You said it, sisters: Finding right romance requires keeping wits

Sisters Marianne (Eva Balistrieri), left, and Elinor Dashwood (Cassandra Bissell) debate the importance of "Sense and Sensibility" in the Utah Shakespeare Festival's world premiere adaptation of Jane Austen's novel. (Courtesy, Karl Hugh) …

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Twitter adds new feature to allow users to listen to music from its mobile app

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt make their first red carpet appearance as a married couple at Unbroken world premiere in Sydney · Supplied photo obtained Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 of actress Angelina Jolie with Louis 'Angelina became a great part of my life …

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Pension firms say they can't keep up with reforms: Warning of chaos over …

Millions will be denied access to new pension freedoms because companies cannot keep up with the 'reckless' pace of the reforms. Many providers will be unable – or unwilling – to implement the changes, locking out swathes of older people from the …

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Joan Rivers left $150 million fortune and it's going to daughter Melissa and …

She went to Tiffanys too I recall!' As Joan's close friend Deborah Norville reminisced in her eulogy, Joan also took the ashes of her dear friend Tommy Corcoran to Buckingham Palace where she said 'cover me!' and sprinkled some in an urn before pouring …

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Gerard Depardieu reveals his past in autobiography Ca c'est fait comme ca

… very young that I please homosexuals' and added when men approached, asking for sex, 'I would ask them for money'. He also admits he occasionally helped a man to dig up newly buried bodies in the cemetery and steal jewellery and shoes from them.

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Visiting Communist Cuba beguiling, bedeviled with problems

In the cities, you'll see buildings designed in Spanish colonial styles — often with Moorish touches — of the 15th and 16th centuries, Cuban baroque, neoclassical, art nouveau, art deco and all sorts of eclectic styles with international influences …

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Karl Lagerfeld Lenses Series for Cassina

Cassina has worked with the likes of Le Corbusier, Franco Albini and Charles Rennie Mackintosh over the years. “Each photograph emphasizes a silhouette, the elegance of particular finishes, the luxury of a detail and the seduction of the materials …

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Modernism's Austrian Rebels

Decorative objects trace the development of Vienna's modernist style in a variety of media, from furniture to jewelry, while revealing the influences that shaped it. The straight white-lacquered planes of a 1902 tall-case clock by Hoffmann and Carl …

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Little Black Book: Tory Burch

Unusual jewellery and objets d'art made from interesting mixes of materials. … The plans for this building were submitted for an art competition in 1901 by the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, but the house was not built until 1990, 89 years later.

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Aristocrat fined for running over pedestrian with her Porsche while driving on …

An aristocrat has been fined after running over a pedestrian while driving her Porsche to her King's Road furniture boutique on the wrong side of the road. Lady Tatiana Howard was fined £500 after striking David Laing on North End Road, West Kensington …

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The day my family fled Famagusta: How life changed for ever when Turkey …

Forty years ago Maria's home was abandoned when the family fled the invading Turkish forces – sewing was left half-finished on the kitchen table, food abandoned to rot in cupboards, jewellery to languish in drawers and clothes in wardrobes, gardens to …

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Philip Spence captured on CCTV arriving at hotel moments before hammer attack

The footage showed him climbing the stairs to the empty upper deck and sitting on the back row with a large suitcase before travelling to co-defendant Thomas Efremi's flat in north London. He is seen getting off a second bus almost an hour after he is …

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Gorgeous houses of worship around the world

… of the Jewish ghetto in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Designed by Viennese architect Wilhelm Stiassny, the distinctive striped structure combines Moorish, Byzantine, and Art Nouveau styles and is known for its beautiful, intricately …

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VIDÉOS. "The Search" et la Tchétchénie: le nouveau film de Michel …

CINÉMA – The Search sort mercredi 26 novembre. Dans son sixième long métrage, Michel Hazanavicius a décidé de s'attaquer à la seconde guerre en Tchétchénie. Présenté en compétition officielle au festival de Cannes, le film avait été accueilli en …

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Symphony Tour's Mahler Melts Ice and Hearts

Concerts back-to-back in two of the country's most acclaimed venues, Cleveland's Severance Hall and Boston's Symphony Hall, were special occasions. "The gorgeous Art Nouveau interior of Cleveland's Severance Hall," writes Theil, "and the traditional …

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Catch: The Addictive New Game By A Graphic Design Guru

“I originally came up with the idea as sort of an art project. I imagined hands coming through some type of viscous fluid as you tapped a screen,” Bergmann tells Co.Design. “In the early sketching phases, I quickly realized that it would be a lot more …

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Brad Pitt designs high-end furniture with Frank Pollaro 0

LOS ANGELES – Brad Pitt has turned his talents to creating furniture for a luxury design house with a high-end collection inspired by both Art Nouveau and Art Deco, according to Architectural Digest. Pitt, who collaborated on the collection with U.S …

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