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What's Happening for September (UPDATED Sept. 1)

Nostalgia Jewelry class: 1-4 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum or Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Designed for ages 14 and older. Using art nouveau pendants and emblems of bronze and brass. Natural and semi-precious stones, findings and other embellishments are …

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Former Tiffany CEO and Descendant Dies at 91

Henry B. Platt, the 91-year-old former chairman and CEO of Tiffany & Co. died on July 22 at his home in Palm Beach, Florida, the New York Times reported last week. Platt was the last descendant of founder Louis Comfort Tiffany to manage the company.

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Lewis Center for the Arts presents Seuls en Scène – Princeton French Theater …

The musical Ajax, qu'on me donne un ennemi, based on German playwright Heiner Müller's 1995 play Ajax for example, will be performed on October 2 and 3 at 8:00 p.m. Head of Nouveau théâtre de Montreuil Mathieu Bauer, directs, orchestrates and plays …

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Felix ODELL c/o CAMERALINK traveled to summery-fresh Beirut for THE ESCAPIST mag

And you can get by quiet well with French next to the traditional Arabic language in the city of churches, mosques, and art nouveau buildings. For THE ESCAPIST, Felix kept more to areas near the beaches and on high sea to capture fabulous photos of the …

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NUTCRACKER, CINDERELLA, 'LEGENDS' and More Set for New York Theatre Ballet's …

This holiday ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky's beloved score, is set in Art Nouveau style circa 1907 with innovative choreography by long-time NYTB choreographer, Keith Michael; set design by Gillian Bradshaw-Smith; and costumes by Resident Costume …

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POLITICO Playbook: DICK, LIZ CHENEY DETONATE NEW BOOK – ROGER STONE book out …

("The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters," by Karl Rove. See the cover. http://bit.ly/1hO3Fi3) … She is so coiled about losing again – carrying her front-runner status around like a Fabergé egg – that she screws up …

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Strictly Come Dancing: Does Tess, Claudia or Zoe get your vote?

Most comfortable in black – in particular thick black eyeliner, which during this year's GQ Men of the Year Award, made her look like a panda – she has occasionally branched out into the world of colour for this series, with splashes of red and purple …

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The Cleveland Institute of Art celebrates 133 years of history with alumni …

But it's a start. The portfolio shows, for example, how Clara Driscoll, who attended in the mid-1880s, rose through the ranks at Louis Comfort Tiffany's studio to become a leading designer of museum-quality stained glass lamps. … The art college's …

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Monochrome Monday: Hands-on with the Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Quantième …

This year Montblanc introduced the entirely new Heritage Chronométrie collection, which immediately sparked interest from collectors. The collection features classic looks, classic complications, and even classically sized watches. The Montblanc …

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With a New Sequel About to Hit Shelves, Stieg Larsson's Partner Fights for His …

Sixty-one and wearing square-framed glasses, a checked orange shirt, tan jacket, and telltale running shoes, she led me—at a pace that suggested we were being tailed—to the cool, lush garden of the Art Nouveau central bath. Relaxing into a bench, she …

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Jewelry Road Trip: When in Brighton, UK… – Gem Gossip …

Continuing with BRITISH WEEK…I've been wanting to share with everyone this amazing little antique jewelry shop in Brighton, United Kingdom. It is called Fidra Jewellers and I've discovered this shop on Instagram; username …

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La Cigale fait chanter les plats

Si la décoration intérieure et ses céramiques ailées (partout des cigales stylisées Art nouveau) furent classées monuments historiques (1964), elle fut au bord de l'agonie dans les années 1970. Il n'y avait pas un chat, juste quelques junkies gothiques …

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Melbourne's booming population is expected to drive development

He describes Conservatory as “a landmark tower that builds on an art nouveau concept – a controlled and tempered habitat propagating a new environment for living within a graceful, sculptural façade that captures views, controls light and allows fresh …

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Russian Art Destroyed Highlighting Increased Religious Intolerance Under …

The sculpture was torn off the facade of an Art Nouveau period building in Saint Petersburg, in a religiously-motivated act of cultural vandalism. Police have now launched an investigation. More than a thousand people including architecture …

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Mike Allen's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington

(“The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters,” by Karl Rove. See the cover. http://bit.ly/1hO3Fi3) … She is so coiled about losing again — carrying her front-runner status around like a Fabergé egg — that she screws up …

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Susan Boyle: I'd like Will Ferrell in my Christmas stocking

I feel safe and comfortable there and it's where I looked after Mum until her death seven years ago. We were … I am partial to a nice fake fur coat, but I don't go mad on designer clothes and expensive jewellery just because I have financial …

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Stage set for tense final round of Hong Kong Ladies Open at Fanling

Swirling winds and soaring temperatures made really low scoring on the Old Course hard to come by, although for much of her round, Hong Kong's Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching made healthy progress up the leaderboard. Chan, the 21-year-old amateur who has …

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L'Etat islamique détruit un nouveau temple antique à Palmyre

Le traitement de la sculpture et de la gravure de l'arc monumental par lequel on pénètre dans la cité depuis le grand temple est un exemple exceptionnel d'art palmyrénien. Les monuments funéraires de grande envergure situés en dehors de l'enceinte …

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ArtsBeat | Protesters Demand Restoration of Mephistopheles Sculpture in St …

Feodor Chaliapin, the legendary Russian opera singer known for his mesmerizingly demonic portrayal of Mephistopheles in Gounod's “Faust,” was the inspiration for the bas-relief, the great-grandson of Alexander Lishnevsky, architect of the Art Nouveau …

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The end of Weekly Top Five: Peter Bogdanovich's five best films

I'm all done writing top five lists for the Reader. Last week was my final week on the job, and I've had a lot of fun concocting these posts for the last couple years. Hopefully one or two of you enjoyed reading them. If you'd like to go back and see …

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Artists no longer neglecting wood

Lamp, electric, two-light, reverse-painted shade, shepherd and sheep, umbrella shape, Art Nouveau, Jefferson, 1920s, 23 1/2-by-17 inches, $320. • Inkwell, figural, grasshopper, cast iron, painted, circa 1900, 12 inches, $1,035. Terry and Kim Kovel …

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The Beautiful Old Signs of Paris Are As Elegant As the City Itself

Starting in her early 20s, Louise Fili spent years wandering the streets of Paris, photographing the beautiful old signs she saw along the way. She was beginning to discover graphic design at the time, and her documentation of the vernacular signs was …

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Viareggio, Lucca, Florence, Siena and Chianti are just some of the Tuscan …

Driving alongside the town's impressive promenade, to our five-star Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, even the most ardent of philistines would have struggled to appreciate the striking, ubiquitous Art Nouveau/Liberty-style buildings which flank it. I …

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Review: Hitler's First Victims

His superior, chief prosecutor Karl Wintersberger, disagreed, and there the matter rested, to Hartinger's disgust. But not for long,: over the next few weeks, many more such deaths at Dachau – so-called escapes, suicides, or guards "acting in self …

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SuperJeweler expert reveals crafty ways you can save THOUSANDS on engagement ring

With recent research revealing that 65 per cent of women are unhappy with their engagement ring, the pressure is most certainly on for men about to propose to find the perfect design. With so many styles on the market – and over half of women …

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Kamisaka Sekka and Art of Japan: Rimpa and Creativity of New Ideas

In 1910 the Japanese government sent Sekka to the United Kingdom and while he stayed in Glasgow the Art Nouveau style would influenced him greatly. Sekka was also fascinated by Japonisme and he wanted to understand the attraction of Japanese art in …

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New fashion museum to show off gorgeous Oscar de la Renta gowns

You'll soon be able to get an up close look at red carpet gowns worn by Taylor Swift and Oprah Winfrey. The prestigious design school Savannah College of Art and Design, or SCAD, is opening a fashion museum called SCADfash on its Atlanta campus, and …

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What's Happening for September (UPDATED Sept.)

Nostalgia Jewelry class: 1-4 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum or Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Designed for ages 14 and older. Using art nouveau pendants and emblems of bronze and brass. Natural and semi-precious stones, findings and other embellishments are …

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Jewish Book Week 2015: Enjoy that family feeling

Intergenerational narratives weave their way through the festival and the idea for the theme of fathers and daughters arose when Jonathan Sperber's Karl Marx and Rachel Holmes's Eleanor Marx pitched up on my desk. The biography of the lesser-known …

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WatchTime's July-August Issue is On Sale Now!

The July-August 2015 issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring our cover story on the new Breitling Navitimer 01 46 mm, our massive report on the new watches launched at Baselworld 2015, tests of new …

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Smugglers who drove migrants to their deaths were part of a vast web

On Saturday, a rare media spotlight shined on Kecskemet, a city of art nouveau and domed buildings where the four suspects were taken before a judge in the local courthouse as cameras flashed. The men, three Bulgarians and one Afghan, appeared largely …

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The 'Lady Faberge' Watch Collection for Women

Other notable features include slender lugs in tribute to the first women's watches designed by Peter Carl Faberge. Founded in in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1842, Faberge rose to prominence before the First World War when it created jewelled eggs for …

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Belgium has must-see museums

A former Old England department store once favoured among the city's most fashionable ladies in the early 1900s, its jaw-dropping, metal and glass art nouveau façade promises something unexpected. Each level explores a different musical genre such as …

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The only SS judge who brought Nazis to trial

But in 1943, suddenly recalled by Himmler to join the Reich Criminal Office in Berlin, his pursuit of the camp commandants began, starting with the vile Karl-Otto Koch, who ran, in turn, Sachsenhausen, Buchenwald and Majdanek. When Koch was suspected …

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