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Nation’s largest French film festival was a huge success

By at 11 March, 2017, 3:48 pm

  RICHMOND, VA —  The year 2017 marks the 25 th anniversary of the French Film Festival which will celebrate with flair the fact that this annually awaited internationally renowned French cultural event has brought sinceits beginning more than 700 films and over 850 actors, directors, screenwriters, cinematographers and artist-technicians from France to Richmond. The […]


In Washington, DC, photo exhibit captures bygone Afghani life

By at 3 April, 2016, 1:49 pm


WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  Lapis Bistro, in the Adams Morgan District of DC, is a fine dining Afghan restaurant owned by the Popal family. It is run by Omar Popal and is one of the best smart and casual restaurants DC.  On a recent warm spring Friday night, proof of the cache Lapis […]


Mosaic Theater Muscles into DC with, “Unexplored Interior.”

By at 3 November, 2015, 8:40 pm


WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  With a majestic sweep and broad brushstrokes Mosaic Theater, under the Artistic Direction of Ari Roth, ushered in a new era of story telling on the Eastern Seaboard, with the provocative and high energy opening night of Unexplored Interior, by Playwright Jay O. Sanders.  The play deals directly with […]


Hollywood comes to DC October 24th 2015

By at 15 October, 2015, 9:37 pm


HOLLYWOOD — Do you want to know how professionals make their projects and get thier work on screen? In today’s marketplace, even if you win a major screenwriting festival, option your screenplay, or find a great documentary or news story, there is no guarantee it will get made.  Today, more than ever in the new […]


4th Edition of Art Southampton re-positioned to the world-renowned grounds of Nova’s Ark Project, July 9-13, 2015

By at 18 June, 2015, 9:02 pm

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Cheryl Maeder, “Hamptons Dunes”, 2010, ed. of 10, archival print on plexiglas, Mark Hachem, Paris   Southampton, NY – June 4, 2015 – Announcing new dates and a prominent new location on the grounds of Nova’s Ark Project for its fourth edition, Art Southampton has cemented its status as the premier contemporary and modern art fair in the […]


Gyu-Kaku: Is it entertaining to cook your own food? Yes, yes it is!

By at 7 May, 2015, 1:39 pm

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RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (Herald de Paris) —  There are a lot of restaurant chains in the United States.  Most are pretty ubiquitous, offering standard, sit-down service, bottomless bowls of salad, endless piles of pasts, questionable cuts of steak, deep fried, butter-soaked, and unhealthy.  There is even one particular chain whose name I shan’t repeat, that […]


Experience Wrightwood like a local, at The Village Grind

By at 23 April, 2015, 11:51 pm


WRIGHTWOOD, CA (Herald de Paris) —  If you are going to visit any destination, the goal should be to experience it like a local.  In Wrightwood, California, that means making a stop, or maybe several, at the local coffee house, The Village Grind.  But The Village Grind is more than just a coffee spot.  Nestled […]


Aroha Restaurant, Los Angeles: Fresh New Zealand cooking

By at 4 April, 2015, 5:41 pm


By Anna Wilding LOS ANGELES (Herald de Paris) —  The Aroha Restaurant is tucked inconspicuously behind a large tree at Lindero Canyon, in modern Westlake Village.  Perhaps being situated behind the only tree is most fitting being a New Zealand restaurant , and a country that likes to lay claim to the great outdoors.  New […]


Bouchon Beverly Hills’ limited-run breakfast – mark your calendars NOW.

By at 3 March, 2015, 6:05 pm

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BEVERLY HILLS (Herald de Paris) —  There are few things more rewarding than an authentic meal, prepared properly and served in the open air of morning.  In Beverly Hills, such an opportunity occurs only two weeks out of every year, when Chef Thomas Keller opens his Bistro, Bouchon, Beverly Hills, during the two weeks leading […]


Early Shaker Spirituals, A Record Album Interpretation. Wait … What?

By at 23 January, 2015, 12:52 am

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LOS ANGELES (Herald de Paris) —  There are few theatrical performances where the audience leaves the theatre asking, “What the h*ll did I just see?”  In the case of The Wooster Group‘s Early Shaker Spirituals, this would actually be a proper audience response, for this is no ordinary play in three acts – Early Shaker […]