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Switzerland

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  • Victorinox Swiss Army Brands Warehouse Sale

    They’ll be slashing prices at the Victorinox Swiss Army Brands' annual warehouse sale, 7 Victoria Drive, Monroe, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Merchandise includes knives, luggage, watches and gear, all deeply discounted. Hours are Friday, 11 a.m....
  • L.A. Phil alum Lionel Bringuier wows in Zurich

     L.A. Phil alum Lionel Bringuier wows in Zurich
    Swiss audiences aren't known to stand, not, anyway, during ovations at orchestra concerts. Maybe that comes with the complacent territory. Lucky Switzerland ranks No. 1 on the where-to-be-born index. Or maybe — however exceptional the quality of...
  • Report: Netflix Attracts Over 100,000 French Subscribers in Two Weeks

    PARIS- Weathering protests and skepticism from French industryites, Netflix has managed to have a successful start in Gaul. The U.S. company has already lured over 100,000 subscribers since its launch in Gaul on Sept. 15, according to French newspaper Le...
  • Muti, CSO prepare for latest sweep through culture capitals of Europe

     Muti, CSO prepare for latest sweep through culture capitals of Europe
    If it's Monday, it must be Warsaw. That's the day, less than two weeks away, when the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to begin its fifth European tour under the direction of music director Riccardo Muti. Squeezing concentrated foreign tours...
  • Love is mutual feeling for CSO, Poland

    Love is mutual feeling for CSO, Poland
    WARSAW, Poland — The woman welcoming members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to the Fryderyk Chopin Museum was more than a little happy to see them. “I have been waiting 20 years for you to come to Poland,” Monika Strugala, the...
  • For CSO in Geneva, a touch of drama, enthusiasm

    For CSO in Geneva, a touch of drama, enthusiasm
    GENEVA, Switzerland — The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's visit to this Swiss city — with its requisite lake and mountain views; Old Town cobblestone streets and hilltop cathedrals; and sleek boulevards punctuated by high-end watch and...
  • Jewish group warns of lawsuits over Cornelius Gurlitt art trove

    Jewish group warns of lawsuits over Cornelius Gurlitt art trove
    An international Jewish group has warned the Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland that the museum is opening itself up to an "avalanche" of lawsuits if it goes forward with accepting art from Cornelius Gurlitt, the late collector who hoarded works in his...
  • Cornelius Gurlitt leaves art collection to Swiss museum

    In a surprise twist to an already complicated art tale, Cornelius Gurlitt, who died on Tuesday at 81, has left art from his previously hidden stash of hundreds of works to a museum in Switzerland. The Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland said on its...
  • 'Alien' Artist H.R. Giger Dies at 74

    H.R. Giger, the Swiss surrealist artist who designed the monster and sets for Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi pic "Alien" died May 12 at age 74. An employee of H.R. Giger Museum has confirmed Swiss media reports that Giger, born Hans Rudolf, died in Zurich...
  • H.R. Giger dies at 74; Swiss artist designed 'Alien' creatures

    H.R. Giger dies at 74; Swiss artist designed 'Alien' creatures
    Swiss artist H.R. Giger, whose otherworldly imagery was prized by science-fiction aficionados, was plagued by nightmares as a child. As an adult, his nights were more peaceful. "I could heal myself," he said in a 2011 CNN interview, "through doing my...
  • Swiss bliss: Hiking the Swiss Alps

    Swiss bliss: Hiking the Swiss Alps
    This year, a highlight of my European summer was the day I spent hiking in the Berner Oberland region of the Swiss Alps. I was with a wonderful group of traveling friends, all eager for a ramble in the high country. Fortunately, you don't have to be a...