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Bastille Day

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  • 'A Bigger Splash' and 'We Are Your Friends' Headline Studiocanal's Glam Toronto Slate

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HAUGESUND, Norway- European powerhouse Studiocanal will roll into Toronto with a glam slate of cast-driven, English-language titles led by Luca Guadagnino's sexy psychological thriller "A Bigger Splash" (Working Title) and...
  • Review: 'Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944' by Jean Guéhenno

    Review: 'Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944' by Jean Guéhenno
    Paris in August is a city turned over to visitors. The locals are on vacation, their numbers replaced by sunburned tourists taking selfies at the Eiffel Tower and, perhaps, ordering a "Cheese Max" burger or two from the nearest Quick fast-food joint....
  • Life lessons from a raspberry bush [Commentary]

    Life lessons from a raspberry bush [Commentary]
    One of my favorite things about living in the Wyman Park neighborhood is that, although we're smack in the middle of the city and all it offers, the park is close by. And one of my favorite things about the park is that, for the first two weeks of July,...
  • Idris Elba Eyes Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' at Warner Bros.

    Idris Elba is in talks to join Warner Bros.' "King Arthur" film, which has Guy Ritchie attached to direct. Sources say that Elba would play a Merlin-esque figure who trains and mentors Arthur. Joby Harold penned the script and is producing with Akiva...
  • Lakeside Chamber Players host concert in honor of France's Bastille Day

    Lakeside Chamber Players host concert in honor of France's Bastille Day
    MOUNT DORA — Sunday's concert in honor of Bastille Day — France's Fourth of July — by the Lakeside Chamber Players will be quintessentially French, according to its founder, bassoonist Janet Harris. "The atmosphere will be casual,...
  • Bastille Day deals at Chicago restaurants

    Monday is Bastille Day, which commemorates the 1789 storming of the Bastille prison, launching the French Revolution. For Chicago's French restaurants, it's a day of celebration and dining deals. Bistronomic. Saturday through Monday, the Gold Coast...
  • Michael Fassbender Has a Papier Mache Head for Music in 'Frank' Trailer

    The newly-released U.S. trailer for the Sundance hit "Frank" is as bizarre as one would expect for an oddball comedy about a musician who wears a papier mache head. Michael Fassbender hides behind a giant fake head for the entirety of the film. However,...
  • Sister Cities Yorktown plans Bastille Day event

    Sister Cities Yorktown will celebrate Bastille Day with a reception and dinner on Monday, July 14, at the Riverwalk Restaurant in Yorktown. The evening celebrates Yorktown’s nearly 25-year relationship with the village of Port-Vendres, France....
  • July races to run in Chicago

    July races to run in Chicago
    Ready, set, go! RedEye rounded up the July races around Chicago, including a few weekday races. July 10 >> Bastille Day 8K and 5K The plug: "All things French will be celebrated at this popular mid-summer event in the heart of Lincoln Park."...
  • How to party like a Frenchman on Bastille Day

    How to party like a Frenchman on Bastille Day
    Barely have we recovered from celebrating one revolution than we’re hit with another. But while July 4 calls for a menu heavy on grilled burgers, hot dogs and potato salads, the traditional favorites for Bastille Day are a little different. Though...
  • 7 French spots for a Bastille Day fête

    Bastille Day is Monday, July 14, and this weekend bistros around Los Angeles are showing off their French pride. If you want to get back to your French roots, or if you took a year of Francais in high school, or if you just have an immense affinity for...