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18 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

Gathering of Nations expected to boost economy

North America's largest Pow-Wow will be held next week here in Albuquerque and it's expected to be a big boost to the local economy.


Related Topix: Pow Wow

Yesterday | Times Herald-Record

Opera Theater of Kingston offers Parisian meal and music

Imagine flowered breezes off the Seine as a chanteuse murmurs Jacques Brel lyrics and the meal before you is a Francophile's dream.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, France, Theater, World News, Jacques Brel, Home Gardening, Home

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Rose Ensemble is only U.S. group at music festival in Bolivia

St. Paul's Rose Ensemble is headed to Bolivia on Wednesday to participate in the prestigious International Festival of American Renaissance and Baroque Music titled, "Missiones De Chiquitos," in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.


Related Topix: The Rose Ensemble, Music, Entertainment

Lite 98.7

'Gone Girl' Trailer: Ben Affleck Leads David Fincher's Latest Thriller

David Fincher may not be directing a Steve Jobs biopic , but that doesn't mean he isn't keeping busy as his latest film, ' Gone Girl ,' hits theaters later this year.


Related Topix: Books, Gone Girl, Charles Aznavour

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Spottiswoode & His Enemies Celebrates English Dream Release at Joe's Pub Tonight

Spottiswoode & His Enemies release their sixth studio recording, English Dream on April 15, 2014 via Old Soul Records.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Leonard Cohen, Folk, Serge Gainsbourg

Tue Apr 15, 2014


The first official 'Gone Girl' trailer is released

Gillian Flynn's Pulitzer winning thriller novel titled Gone Girl has taken the world by storm.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, Books, Charles Aznavour

Mon Apr 14, 2014


The Afterbite: SoundBites 2014

Confit and fried duck wings with chutney and slaw. Song pairing: "Bonnie & Clyde" by Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot Chef Kevin Sloan of the Pabst/Riverside/Turner Hall serves up an Island Club with jerk rubbed, coconut milk braised leg of goat, smoked ham, sweet plantain and A week has come and gone but the flavors and sounds of 88Nine ... (more)


Related Topix: Serge Gainsbourg, Milwaukee, WI, Life, Duck, Meat

BWW Reviews: The Musical Theater Project Presents Deconstructing Kurt Weill

The wording on the gravestone of Kurt Weill comes from the song "A Bird of Passage" from his musical, "Lost in the Stars."


Related Topix: Musical Theater, Classical, Theater, Arts, Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, Opera, Cleveland, OH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Darien News-Review

Music of Paris comes to Darien

Peter Green will direct "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris," a cabaret-style revue at the Darien Arts Center in May. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed Kevin Levenson will be the musical director for "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris," a cabaret-style revue at the Darien Arts Center in May. Photo: Contributed ... (more)


Related Topix: Darien, CT, Music!, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Drama Movies, Jacques Brel

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Chromeo Look to Steve Harvey, Guy Fieri as Style Icons

"If you can dress as someone for Halloween, they're a style icon," Chromeo's David Macklovitch told THR.


Related Topix: Serge Gainsbourg

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Diego Garcia On Mountain Stage

Diego Garcia makes his first appearance on Mountain Stage , recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.


Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Jacques Brel, Serge Gainsbourg

Payvand News of Iran

UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema: April 24 - May 14, 2014

UCLA Film & Television Archive is proud to continue its long tradition of tracing the unfolding of Iran's fascinating national cinema.


Related Topix: Cinema, Theater, Arts

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Trace world music influences from Spain to Cuba with jazz singer Buika at the Kimmel Center on 4/10

Born in Mallorca, Spain to jazz-loving African parents and now residing in Miami, Buika traces the full arc of her musical heritage on her latest CD, La Noche MA s Larga , a path she'll retrace at the Kimmel Center on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Jazz, Jacques Brel, Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Pat Metheny, Chick Corea

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Chanteuse comes to the Blue Heron

Let French cafe music transport you back to Paris when Rouge, Seattle's premiere nostalgic French music ensemble, performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Heron.


Related Topix: Jacques Brel, Entertainment

Tue Apr 08, 2014


The almanac

The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.


Related Topix: Jacques Brel

ABC News

Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate came out of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music planing to start a career in Opera.


Related Topix: Mitchell, NE, Jacques Brel

Mon Apr 07, 2014

San Mateo Daily Journal

Incumbent, familiar challenger vie for District Three supervisor

Both Supervisor Don Horsley and challenger Michael Stogner are running for the District Three seat to continue what they've started.


Related Topix: Atherton, CA, Woodside, CA, Half Moon Bay, CA, Belmont, CA

The Age

Marcel Lucont - Gallic Symbol

With a red wine in hand and a sneer on his lips, Marcel Lucont embodies every cliche about the French.


Related Topix: Serge Gainsbourg


Patricia Kaas goes to reincarnate Edith Piaf in Baku

By AzerNews Patricia Kaas, a French singer famous for mixing pop music, jazz, and chanson will hold a concert for her Baku admires on May 29. Patricia Kaas will perform at the Heydar Aliyev Palace as part of her world tour-tribute to the great French singer Edith Piaf called "Kaas chante Piaf" , the singer's official website said.


Related Topix: Edith Piaf, Patricia Kaas

Sat Apr 05, 2014

South China Morning Post

Talented but tortured designer YSL fitting subject of two new films

Yves Saint Laurent highlights the relationship between the title character and his life and work partner Pierre Berge .


Related Topix: Guillaume Gallienne, Serge Gainsbourg, Fashion, Chanel, Designers, Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky, Renoir, France, World News