Tag: paris

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Weathers the Paris Storm in Dior High Fashion

First Lady Melania Trump weathered the Paris storm on Sunday in a high fashion ensemble fit for the pages of French Vogue. Mrs. Trump stunned at the Chateau de Versailles in Versailles, outside of Paris, while attending the commemoration ceremonies for the ending of World War I. In a high fashion, Christian Dior grey dress from […]

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Showing: Madsaki – “French Fries with Mayo” @ Galerie Perrotin (Paris)

Last week, Galerie Perrotin opened a solo show from Madsaki entitled French Fries with Mayo, the first time the Japanese artist has exhibited in Paris. On view are mostly pieces from his signature Wannabe series, crude imitations done in spray paint that initially can be be seen as critiques or riffs on masterworks from art history, but in […]

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Bono Gives Nazi Salute While Mocking Swedish Populists at Paris Show

Irish rock star Bono gave a Nazi salute during a show in Paris, while mocking the success of the Swedish populist party, Sweden Democrats, in Sunday’s general election. Performing as his dark “alter-ego” Mr. MacPhisto in Paris on Sunday, the 58-year-old rocker gave the Nazi salute twice before shouting “Åkesson!” a reference to the Sweden […]

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Seven Wounded, Including Two British Tourists in Paris Knife Attack

Seven were wounded, four seriously, after an Afghan male went on a knife rampage in the 19th district of Paris late Sunday evening. The attacker, reported in French press to be a 31-year-old Afghan national male, started attacking passers-by outside a cinema around 11-pm local time on Sunday evening. Parisian district police launched an investigation […]

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Showing: Amabouz Taturo – “A Doll’s House” @ Palais de Tokyo

Recently, those walking by entrance to the Palais de Tokyo in Paris have had their attention drawn to a life size dollhouse installation by Amabouz Taturo (a pseudonym for Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi). The piece is part of the ongoing Childhood: Another banana day for the dream-fish exhibition (title take from a story by J.D. Salinger), that […]

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MallforAfrica goes global, Kobo360 and Sokowatch raise VC, France explains its $76M fund

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor Harley-Davidson to expand EV lineup, may include scooters, bicycles Update: EV startups Alta, Energica, and Zero could reboot the motorcycle industry B2B e-commerce company Sokowatch closed a $2 million seed investment led by 4DX Ventures. Others to join the round were Village Global, Lynett Capital, Golden Palm Investments, and Outlierz  Ventures. […]

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Viral Video Bus Operator Will Halt Service to Brussels No-Go Zone After Attacks on Passengers

The Flixbus inter-city bus company plans to cancel its service to a station in Brussels North, citing frequent attacks on passengers and threats to drivers. Drivers say gangs lie in wait for their buses nearby to the station in the Belgian capital, which also serves as the European Union’s major administrative centre. Once they pull […]

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There Is Only 1 Thing that Can Make a Beyoncé Concert Better: Michelle Obama 

Photo: Photo by Jonathan Bachman (Getty Images) What a time to be in Paris. As even the most sports-averse among us might have found out by now, the city was a whole lit-uation on Sunday as France saw their national soccer team, Les Bleus, take home the World Cup for the second time in 20 […]

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An Artist’s Dreamlike Stroll Through the Streets of Paris

[embedded content] Paris Wandering is an experimental short film by Benjamin Bardou that uses a technique called ‘pointcloud’ to create a dreamlike sequence through the streets of Paris. The short film features music from artists Ningen and Pilotpriest and really compliments the visuals. To see more from the budding filmmaker and matte painter, check him […]

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“Sun on the City” by Photographer Enzo Dizarn

French photographer Enzo Dizarn explores all the hidden intricacies the sun brings to light in this lovely series taken in various urban spaces around the world. “The sun reveals the city : its warm and cold colors, its cracks and dying plastered walls, its electric cables and impenetrable windows. The shadows create countless graphic lines. […]

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Swimming pools, fireworks, Dragon drones and more in our look around the web

1. University of Tokyo’s Dragon Drone Transforms While Midair Calling the University of Tokyo’s new drone the Dragon doesn’t just reference its form, the name is also an acronym short for “Dual-rotor embedded multilink Robot with the Ability of multi-deGree-of-freedom aerial transformatiON.” Composed of several small drones, powered by a pair of ducted fans that […]

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Neon & All-Over Prints Took Over Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week FW18

Location: Paris Season: FW18 Key Looks: British model Adwoa Aboah donned a pajama-style Playboy bunny shirt, while other attendees stepped out in Fendi’s “F” monogram, Vetements’ all-over print trench coat and Balenciaga’s “Power of Dreams” shirt in burgundy. Elsewhere, flashes of neon dominated, with yellow and pink pieces adding highlights to ‘fits. Editor’s Notes: Paris Haute Couture […]

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Link About It: Iris van Herpen + Studio Drift Slow Time in Paris

Iris van Herpen + Studio Drift Slow Time in Paris on 06 July 2018 For her newest collection, Iris van Herpen wanted to “slow down the movement of a fabric” and the result—as with all her pieces—is true artistry. Along with this time-lapse concept, the collection evokes avian motion—combining to create architectural pieces that are […]

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Red Chile Braised Beef

964 Shares We find ourselves eating in, rather than going out, more than not. For one thing, the food is often better, or just simpler. Maybe I’m getting grouchy, but after a recipe trip where I ate our every meal, all I wanted was a plate of grilled fish or roasted chicken, and some vegetables. […]

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‘Spider-Man’ who rescued toddler dangling from balcony starts job with fire service

“Spider-Man” Mamoudou Gassama’s dramatic rescue earned him a fast-track to French nationality and a job in the fire service.Image: MICHELE CATTANI/AFP/Getty Images By Shannon Connellan2018-07-02 02:33:24 UTC Real-life “Spider-Man” Mamoudou Gassama, who rescued a toddler dangling from a balcony, has started his new job with the Paris Fire Brigade. The 22-year-old undocumented Malian migrant was […]

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Atomico leads $21 million investment in Oh BiBi for mobile versions of popular PC and console games

Paris-based studio Oh BiBi announced today that it has raised $21 Million as the company seeks to accelerate the rollout of its mobile-first portfolio of games. The company was founded in 2012 by Stanislas Dewavrin and Martial Valery, who had both previously worked on Gameloft’s hits Minion Rush and Asphalt. Oh Bibi’s most popular game is […]

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Banksy Just Blitzed Paris With At Least 10 New Pieces

Banksy has just blitzed Paris with a series of new, politically charged works that highlight current issues in France such as migration and the hijab ban along with his usual criticisms of commercialism and income inequality. He also acknowledged the 50 year anniversary since the ‘May 68‘ uprising in France which he claims was the […]

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