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Bastille Day

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  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Josiah Citrin celebrates 15 years at Mélisse

    Josiah Citrin celebrates 15 years at Mélisse
    On a recent afternoon, in the pristine kitchen of Mélisse restaurant in Santa Monica, chef and owner Josiah Citrin demonstrates how to make a tuna tartar tower he created years ago when the restaurant first opened. He looks slightly disheveled, with his...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • Studiocanal, Pan-Europeenne, Jean-Pierre Ameris Re-Team for French comedy 'Famille a Louer'

    PARIS -- As classic Gallic comedies drive France's box office, European film-TV group Studiocanal is reteaming with director Jean-Pierre Ameris, production house Pan-Europeenne and star Benoit Poelvoorde on French-language romcom "Famille a louer."...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'Macbeth' Starring Kenneth Branagh

    There's something magnificently depraved about the vision of "Macbeth" evoked by Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford for the immense (55,000 sq. ft.) playing field of the Drill Hall of the Park Avenue Armory. Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy may be a cautionary...