The autumn rentrée in Paris starts with a burst of energy for the new cultural season. Below are some of the best events, festivals and exhibitions taking place in the French capital in the coming month. Time for all things jazz with an international line-up of concerts at the Cité de la Musique and free concerts and promenading bands around the park. The adventurous polyglot autumn arts festival puts on avant-garde theatre, dance and contemporary music from international companies at venues in Paris and the suburbs.
On the equinoxes, the very center of the Sun sets just 12 hours after it rises. But the day begins when the upper edge of the Sun reaches the horizon (which happens a bit before the center rises), and it doesn’t end until the entire Sun has set. Not only that, but the Sun is actually visible when it is below the horizon, as Earth’s atmosphere refracts the Sun’s rays and bends them in an arc over the horizon. According to our former astronomer, George Greenstein, “If the Sun were to shrink to a starlike… Read Article →
Vionnet may have been last in the running at Paris S/S ’14 Fashion Week, but a host of top models stuck around for the gig. Jessica Hart, Lily Donaldson, Lindsey Wixson and Edie Campbell walked alongside Miranda Kerr who’s second look reminded us a tad too much of Kylie Minogue – circa 2001’s Can’t Get You Out Of My Head release.
Those higher testosterone levels may be behind why women have thicker waists relative to their hips -– that is, they’re less curvaceous — in the fall than at any other time of year, — found researchers at Simon Fraser University. (All the pumpkin pie doesn’t help the waistline, either). And yet — here’s the welcome news — men think women’s bodies appear more attractive in the cooler seasons, reported a study published in the journal Perception. One theory is that the testosterone rise makes guys more interested in sex, but there’s an even likelier cause:… Read Article →
Some of the E-Media Division’s best students enter the program knowing how they want to end it with one of the paid internships Procter and Gamble offers in New York City. E-Media Division Head, Manfred Wolfram, got the P&G Productions Summer internship started 14 years ago. Each year two outstanding students receive $6,000 for this three-month internship working on P&G soap operas in New York.
Paris Fashion Week is a clothing trade show held semi-annually in Paris, France with Spring / Summer and Autumn / Winter events held each year. Dates are determined by the French Fashion Federation. Currently, Fashion Week is held in the Carrousel du Louvre, as well as at various other venues throughout the city. Paris Fashion Week is part of the Big 4 fashion weeks internationally, the others being London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. The schedule begins with New York, followed by London, and then Milan, and ending the events… Read Article →