Posts Tagged: France Results 22
“We’re in black tie and festive dress and not surrendering… We and France must go on!” said Robert Wilmers Chairman of the Board of FIAF [French Institute Alliance Francaise] to the glamorous crowd at its November 19 Trophee Des Arts Gala at the Plaza. Following a somber emotional singing of “La Marseillaise” by the guests — with many wearing black & silver “Je Suit Paris” lapel ribbon pins given upon arrival —Wilmers declared: “We are here to celebrate France with its vast humanistic culture… France needs your love and support.”
British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor made news in three European capitals over the Jewish High Holy Days, marching with Ai Weiwei for refugees in London, fighting anti-semitism in France, and opening a major exhibit in Moscow.
Have you heard? The 70s are back this year — big time.
Charlie Hebdo will be back en force on Wednesday, after a terror attack that left 12 dead.
The magazine is set to release a record-breaking 3 million copies this week, dwarfing its usual print run of 60,000 in response to soaring demand for the first edition of the satirical weekly since last week’s deadly attacks by Islamist militants.