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The Dish: Diner's Update: November/December 2014

Providence's Pot au Feu will host a three-part wine celebration for the release of the new harvest of Beaujolais Nouveau. Part un of the celebration takes place … Chez Pascal in Providence will host an art and craft show from 11 a.m.−3 p.m. The …

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Glasgow School of Art guide

The current building was designed by alumnus Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It has since gone on to produce … There are 13 undergraduate courses on offer at GSA ranging from Digital Culture to Silversmithing and Jewellery. Students have the opportunity …

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Scots artist brews up new exhibition in city tea rooms

The festival coincides with the 40th anniversary celebrations of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, which started last week, with Friday Night is Mackintosh Music Night at Queen's Cross Church. The event was hosted by BBC presenter Judith Ralston …

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Seven Reasons to Explore Budget-Friendly Glasgow

Head to trendy Princess Square Shopping Centre on foot-friendly Buchanan Street where you will find designer boutiques, jewelry and specialty shops set in a beautifully restored building dating back to 1841. The area also offers plenty of restaurants …

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Commonwealth Games baton features hidden message from the Queen

The titanium lattice that surrounds the cylinder is inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh's designs and was created through a process similar to 3D printing that fuses together multiple layers of titanium powder three-hundredths of a millimetre thick …

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Time running out to save Mackintosh's Willow Tea Rooms

The tea rooms are a sub-tenant of a branch of Henderson jewellers, which is shutting. Ms Mulhern is now hoping to secure a short-term lease of the building so that the tea rooms, first opened at 217 Sauchiehall Street by Mackintosh's patron Kate …

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Mila Kunis does layered chic as she leaves her mother's house in LA

There was no sign of current squeeze Ashton Kutcher when Mila Kunis was seen leaving her mother's apartment in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Although she was relatively make-up free, Mila still looked hauntingly beautiful as she walked outside in the …

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New Crystal 'Boutique' Excursion Gives Exclusive Access To Faberge Eggs …

… the museum curator himself will guide guests through Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg's impressive private collection of imperial Faberge, which includes 15 of the world's remaining 50 eggs elaborately designed by St. Petersburg's own Carl …

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Al Capone's cocktail shaker and Titanic claret jug for sale at Stanley Seeger …

Al Capone's silver-plated cocktail shaker, an armchair once owned by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and a cut-glass claret jug from the Titanic. They are just three of the items from the private collection of American art enthusiast Stanley …

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Fabergé peg: The incredible gold and platinum DENTURES made for Russian …

Dental experts from St Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University established that 'this denture is a high quality product made by jewellery dental prosthetic manufactory of the Karl Faberge Merchant House, which was based in dental department of …

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Prince William's mission to destroy royal ivory described as 'bonkers' by critics

For millennia, Man has used ivory for jewellery, decoration, embellishment, carvings, sculptures and paintings. The trade in ivory is, perhaps, as old as civilisation. There are records of its sophisticated use in Ancient Greece for monumental sculpture.

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John Boehner and 40 in Congress demand commercial flight bans from Ebola …

The Obama administration should ban all air travel to the United States from the three African countries hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic, say at least 41 members of Congress including three Democratic House members. Republican Senator Ted Cruz, …

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Only the 'very wealthy' should pay inheritance tax, says David Cameron

'He is a pretty co-operative chap, but I've got my work cut out on this one. But he is keen on it too.' Last night, however, senior sources played down the prospect of any increase in the inheritance tax threshold before the election, suggesting it was …

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Dallas Ebola hospital apologizes for misdiagnosis of Thomas Eric Duncan

Texas Health Resources CEO Barclay Berdan took our a full page newspaper advertisement on Sunday to apologize yet again for the company's handling of the Ebola outbreak in Dallas. In the advertisement printed in Sunday's editions of the Dallas Morning …

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Liz Jones's Diary: In which we have (another) argument

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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Barcelona Budget Now Offering a Tour to Casa Lleo Morera

With stained-glass windows, mosaics, sculptures, furniture, ceramics, Fattore pointed out, Casa Lleo Morera, contains the best-preserved examples of the decorative arts from Catalonia's home-grown art nouveau movement modernisme. Designed by the …

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Westchester Estate Jewelry Firm Explores a New Sales Model

The website, http://www.mulazziestatejewelry.com, promotes the slogan, "Online Jewelry from a Company You can Trust," and offers jewelry from every era including Victorian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Retro and Modern. It touts a more affordable price due …

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A 'New' Scene

"They read more like clothing than costumes," Maser says of the period pieces that seamstress Deborah Overturff (Erika's mom) has created for the company's 1920s-themed production. Maser will host an encore performance of Nutcracker Nouveau on Dec.

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Gorham Manufacturing Co. was founded in Providence R.I. in 1815

In the 1890's, the firm was known for its decorations in the Japanese taste and the iris design on the tea set is a lovely example of this favourite Art Nouveau motif. Gorham marked their silver with an anchor. There were two basic methods of …

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International Antique Postcard Expo happening at the York Expo Center this …

Francis Gresse of France stood behind his booth and flipped through protective plastic sheets with rare postcards by Alphonse Mucha, who was a well-known Art Nouveau painter — meaning new art in French. The postcards have hundreds of illustrated …

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4c Design's Baton for the XX Commonwealth Games Combines Cutting-Edge …

The lattice frame takes inspiration from Glasgow's rich industrial and architectural heritage, structurally echoing both the ship building cranes on the River Clyde and the delicate filigree work of Charles Rennie MackIntosh. Designed using a … in …

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Mackintosh Willow Tea Rooms secures reprieve for one year

The tea rooms are based in an A-listed building badly in need of repair and Anne Mulhern, who has run the popular attraction since 1983, was facing a crisis because her landlord, Henderson jewellers, had gone out of business. There was a danger that …

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We must preserve legacy of Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The fame and prestige of Charles Rennie Mackintosh resonates internationally and brings in an untold number of tourists to Glasgow every year, helping to support around 30,000 tourism-related jobs in the city. They come to see his masterpiece Glasgow …

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Glasgow's immortal stories

The distinctive design of the Glasgow crematorium was the work of James Chalmers, a Glasgow architect who was an associate of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The first cremation was in April 1895, but Glasgow people were still slow to latch on to the idea.

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Mackintosh festival in event first

The first major exhibition devoted to the architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh at the Hunterian and Glasgow School of Art walking tours will also feature in the month-long programme of arts and cultural events celebrating the life and genius of …

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Can you find the Ralph Lauren Easter egg? Hunt gets a fancy twist with top U.S …

The tradition of Easter egg hunts will get a fancy makeover next month when Fabergé brings its Big Egg Hunt stateside from London, with spheres designed by some of the world's top creative minds. Eggs by Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger, …

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John Galliano's former stylist 'wanted homeless man's clothes' for perfect look

A fashion editor has described how he once had to recreate a homeless man's outfit for John Galliano. In an anecdote that could have been lifted from the script of Zoolander, Cosmopolitan.com's Charles Manning says he was told to buy clothes from a …

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Jeweler to the Czars

Of the 255,000 objects that the house of Peter Carl Fabergé created during the jeweler's lifetime, only 50 were his famed Easter eggs made of materials like platinum and diamonds for the Russian royal family. An exhibition at Vienna's Kunsthistorisches …

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Postcard from . . . St Petersburg: The Fabergé Museum

Before me is the “Hen”, the first exquisite egg created by the city's master goldsmith Peter Carl Fabergé. It was made in 1885, commissioned by Emperor Alexander III as an Easter … The House of Fabergé became known across the world, employing 100 …

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Animal rights activists protest in outrage after horse named Spartacus falls …

Ruth Powys, Mark Shand.. The Faberge big egg hunt auction, New York ….. Kendall Jenner lands coveted Karl Lagerfeld campaign The 19-year-old will appear in the spring 2015 ad campaign · What does it take to become a prima ballerina? Reality series …

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Unique coloured stones set in jewellery to be auctioned at Bonhams' sale

A rare antique Renaissance Revival suite of sapphire, demantoid garnet and enamel jewellery by Louis Comfort Tiffany for Tiffany & Co., circa 1920, (est. USD $60,000–80,000), a spectacular and important piece by Cartier is a natural pearl and diamond …

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A 'New' Scene

ests are gathering, some in Gay Nineties finery. Fitting, for a party with an Art Nouveau theme. As pleasantries are exchanged and drinks are poured, the crowd gravitates to the dining room, lured by the aroma of hot hors d'oeuvres and a shimmering …

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'L'Hotel' has luxury elements, but falls short on depth

Scenic designer James Noone and lighting designer Kirk Bookman have given these cultural icons a truly opulent art nouveau setting in which they squabble and opine. an ornate, curving stairway is perfect for making grand entrances, and there's plenty …

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Art Movements

Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the building is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of Art Nouveau architecture in the world. Board members of the Kunstmuseum Bern are to meet this weekend to discuss Cornelius Gurlitt's decision …

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Vintage shop finds a home in quirky little castle

She specialises in the arts and crafts and art nouveau periods, but the Gazebo is an Aladdin's cave of rare and interesting items including traditional and updated antiques, costumes, linens, furnishings, interior pieces and quirky vintage items. A …

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