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  • Macaron: Quest for perfection

    Macaron: Quest for perfection
    Surely, all home chefs have experienced a kitchen catastrophe so great they will likely never revisit the recipe in fear of evoking those jarring feelings of defeat. For me, that dreadful recipe was a tiny French cookie that so destroyed my culinary...
  • Paris Coproduction Village Unveils Lineup

    CANNES- Paris Coproduction Village, a new development and financing platform organized by the team behind Les Arcs Film Festival and hosted by the Champs-Elysees film festival, has unveiled its projects lineup. Brillante Mendoza's "The Embroiderer,"...
  • Christine Sneed reflects on Mavis Gallant's life, writing

    Christine Sneed reflects on Mavis Gallant's life, writing
    I first encountered one of Mavis Gallant's short stories, "The Concert Party," in the 1989 edition of "The Best American Short Stories," that year's anthology edited by Margaret Atwood. At the time, I was a college freshman majoring in French. By the...
  • Rachel Marsden: Trans-Pacific Partnership a bad deal for America

    PARIS -- The good news is that the Obama administration plans to create a lot of new jobs. The bad news is that those jobs will mostly be in Asia. President Obama's recent trip to Asia revived debate about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement,...
  • Taking the Kids -- and letting a little girl lead the way in Monet's garden

    I can't stop smiling. I'm walking in Monet's famous gardens at Giverny (http://giverny.org/gardens/fcm/visitgb.htm) on a sunny day, gardens with nearly 100,000 plants and a riot of colorful flowers, not to mention the famous lily pads immortalized in...
  • Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize

    Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize
    Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has used high-strength cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing conflicts, on Monday was named the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's...
  • French billionaire Vincent Bolloré launches electric car sharing service in Indianapolis

    French billionaire Vincent Bolloré launches electric car sharing service in Indianapolis
    BlueIndy, an electric car sharing service set to become the biggest of its kind in the country, yesterday launched in Indianapolis, Indiana. Founded by French billionaire Vincent Bolloré's Bolloré Group, which already runs similar successful programs in...
  • CANNES: Pretty Pictures Takes France, Germany, Benelux, Switzerland on 'Manos Sucias' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS - In a multi-territory deal which reps a large vote of confidence - and passion - for a first feature, James Velaise's Paris-based Pretty Pictures has closed not only France - its usual home territory - but also Germany, Benelux and Switzerland on...
  • Check It Out: Film history with a French twist

    As the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival comes to a close, perhaps you've been inspired to learn a little more about film and cinema history. There's no better place to start than the Newport Beach Public Library and its collection of French New Wave...
  • CANNES: Memento Films Intl. Takes 'Refugiado'

    PARIS -Driving into Latin America, which has given it breakout successes, such as Natalia Smirnoff's "Puzzle," Paris-based Memento Films International (MFI) has acquired world sales rights to Pablo Lerman's anticipated Directors' Fortnight title...
  • The perfect movie musical 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'

    "DO YOU want to have a loveless marriage?" "Me? Loveless?!" "Yes, because if a girl's worrying all the time about the money she doesn't have, how can she ever settle down and fall in love?" "Has it ever occurred to you that some people just don't...