Ralph Lauren To Stage First-Ever European Fashion Show In Paris
We could be bitter that Ralph Lauren is pledging to restore a French institution instead of one here in his mother country, but when youre dealing with a storied history like that of the École National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, one of Paris most famous art schools, it starts to make more sense. What we are wondering about is why one of the haute couture houses didnt seize the opportunity to save the struggling fine art schools — leave it to the Americans, ey?
Ralph Lauren will fund the two-year modernization project and mark the occasion by staging his first European fashion show ever along with a gala dinner at the arts center on October 8. Its
Sir Ed Hillary.
General Film Corporation announced today that production is underway in New Zealand for BEYOND THE EDGE a 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary’s monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 – an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.
One of the greatest adventure stories of all time will come to life on the big screen and be ‘re-lived’ as never seen before using original colour footage and photographs from the time as well as dramatic re-creations of the assault. BEYON
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On the surface, the tiki and so-called mixology movements seem to be on opposite ends of the cocktail continuum. If we judge them by their caricatures, tiki is like an irreverently tacky little brother trying to get you sloshed on artificially sweetened rum bombs. Conversely, the classic cocktail revival got a rap for being stuffy and elitist.
Afternoon Kindle-ites!! I know what you are thinking.. Geez Misty, you really suck at this whole hiatus thing! Youre right. I do, but I promise this interruption (and the ones to follow each weekend) is for a spectacularly yummy cause. One of my favorite bloggers (who has become a good friend) Trini has put together one heck of an epic book event, and lucky meI am a staffer at this event. Anyways, as a staffer with a blog (ding ding)Im going to introduce you (each week) to the authors attending! (Bios, interviews, excerptsetc.) But before I get into all of that, how about a little GENERAL information? Yes? Yes! Here ya go!!