January 06, 2016

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Prometeo x Luigi Nono x Philharmonie de Paris

 Like other big names of contemporary music such as Boulez or Stockhausen, Luigi Nono the composer of Prometeo is a major representative of the School of Darmstadt. His work is very edgy and politically oriented.
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June 09, 2015

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Serena Wins 20th Grand Slam Title

 

TEAM SERENA!

 The world No.1 overcame nine double-faults and a mid-match meltdown to defeat Safarova 6-3 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 this morning to earn her third title in Paris after also reigning in 2002 and 2013.

The fighting win lifted Williams above 1920s legend Helen Wills-Moody into outright third place on the women's all-time grand slam leaderboard.

Only Australian Margaret Smith Court, with 24 slams, and Steffi Graf (22) remain ahead of Williams, who could conceivably match the German's open-era record haul by the end of the year...

 

Serena Williams captures her third French Open title. (Getty Images)

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The world number one American Serena Williams clutches the 2015 French Open trophy. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

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Serena Williams proudly displays the French Open trophy after her hard-fought victory over Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic. Photograph: Michel Euler/AP

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October 26, 2014

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Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation

Sharing with you this inspiring talk by Dan Pink examining the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.

 

October 26, 2014

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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Sharing with you this inspiring talk by Simon Sinek who has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers.  Please watch:

 

September 19, 2014

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2014 Biennale des Antiquaires, Grand palais, Paris

Whether you're a full-time parisian or you're just visiting Paris now, It's an occasion to immerse yourself in the mood of the 27th "Biennale des Antiquaires" in Paris from Tuesday September 11, 2014 to Sunday September 21, 2014. Eleven days of pure wonders worth to be part of. Its a major International trade fair for antiques, fine art, jewelry (see below).
 This event is held every two years in Paris at the Grand Palais.
  



Biches In White Gold Necklace By Van Cleef & Arpels

 

Morning In Vendome Necklace By Chanel

 

Ailee_Necklace By Christian Dior 
  
 High Jewelry Necklace By Bulgari

 

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  • The 2 images related to this event are from "Biennale des Antiquaires.
  • The 4 necklace images are from "L'Officiel de la Mode Facebook's page.
August 09, 2014

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Henri Matisse - The Cut-Outs

 

Now in NEW YORK: ”Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” opens Sunday Oct 12 and runs through Feb. 8.

 

Now "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" a marvelous, victory-lap show that arrives from London, where it drew more than 500,000 viewers at the Tate Modern last summer, and opens in a larger form at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.  In case you missed the exhibit in London! You still have a chance to catch up with the Wisps From an Old Man’s Dreams ‘Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs,’ a Victory Lap at MoMA.

 

In LONDON

Henri Matisse The Cut-Outs

This is a cool exhibition you may want to pass this around to all people who would be happy to be there. Wait to see the paintings, you will want too. Matisse exhibition at Tate Modern in London, UK is held from 17 April – 7 September 2014. Time running now since April. This is an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see this landmark exhibition which brings together around 120 works from the period in which Matisse began ‘cutting into colour’. Below is a quote to remember:

 

"I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things." Henri Matisse

 

 

 

Matisse stopped painting by 1950 in favor of his paper cutouts. "The Sorrows of the King" is a collage using cut out paper shapes by Henri Matisse from 1952. It was made from paper he had coloured with gouache paint and is mounted on canvas. Its size is 292 x 386 cm. It is his final self-portrait. The Sorrows of the King , now at Pompidou Centre, Paris, is an example of Matisse's final body of works known as the cutouts.
Found here more Henri Matisse's paintings

 

 

February 15, 2014

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San Francisco - Scott McKenzie

A sweet oldie song from Monterey 1967: San Francisco performed by Scott McKenzie. People motion I see under the spotlights in this video follow the musical rhythm. I even see Jimi Hendrix.

 

February 09, 2014

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Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel Performing Sound Of Silence & More Songs

Back in time in 1967: Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel Performing - The Sound Of Silence - Sharing this song which has a powerful and timeless message about the inability of people to communicate emotionally and to love each other...

 

In 1981: Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel Performing - The Sound Of Silence - in Central Park, in New york on August 19, 1981.

 

Lastest: Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel Performing - The Sound of Silence - Madison Square Garden, NYC - 29 and 30 October 29 and 30, 2009

 

Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel in live concert in Central Park, in New york on August 19, 1981.