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2012-07-22 23:01:55

RMS Military Productions donates all historical work produced for 24 State Commands to the National Guard Museum; gift consists of 130 unique interactive historical records on DVD-ROM and represents approximately 130,000 Guardmembers Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 In recognition of RMS Military Productions´ contribution of all National Guard histories they have produced to the preservation of National Guard history, the National Guard Association of the United States...

2011-07-26 04:30:00

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paris, travel and the French Revolution...Teens have a new way to explore Paris with the Time Traveler Tours StoryApp Beware Madame La Guillotine: A Revolutionary Tour of Paris, for iPhone and iPod Touch. Tweens, teens and anyone who loves a good yarn and is tired of traditional guidebooks now have a way to explore one of the world's greatest cities using their smartphone. This innovative app, available in English and in October in French,...

2010-04-15 08:30:00

Installation begins on the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA)New York Avenue Sculpture Project WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Artist Niki de Saint Phalle's larger-than-life, whimsical sculptures celebrate cultural diversity, nature and women. The Three Graces, the centerpiece and icons of the project, will be welcomed to their temporary home in D.C. The colorful mosaic works are between nine and 15 feet high and transported in large wooden crates. The sculptures...

2010-04-15 07:17:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate the Marquis de Lafayette, the Frenchman who was instrumental in supporting the American Revolution, the DAR Museum presents the exhibition, "Honoring Lafayette: Contemporary Quilts from France and America," on display April 16 - September 4, 2010. To complement the quilts is a display of items from the DAR Museum collection that were made or saved to remember Lafayette's triumphal visit to the United States in the 1820s in...

2009-05-02 13:07:41

Model Maxime de la Falaise, known for her contributions to the food and fashion industries, has died in France at the age of 86, her daughter says. The New York Times reported Saturday de la Falaise's daughter, Louise, confirmed the model and food author died of natural causes in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France, Thursday. During her fashion career, de la Falaise served as a model for Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli before designing clothes for French designer Gerard Pipart. Vogue...

2009-04-20 14:39:00

Book analyzing the emerging Millennial Generation wins coveted award for its illuminating political and social analysis. NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eric Hoffer Book Award committee has announced Eric Greenberg's book Generation WE: How Millennial Youth Are Taking Over America and Changing Our World Forever as a 2009 winner of the prestigious Montaigne Medal. Each year, the Montaigne Medal is given to the most thought-provoking titles - books that illuminate progress or redirect...

2009-04-02 15:25:00

Book analyzing the emerging Millennial Generation recognized for its illuminating political and social analysis. NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eric Hoffer Book Award committee has nominated Eric Greenberg's book Generation WE: How Millennial Youth Are Taking Over America and Changing Our World Forever as a 2009 finalist for the Montaigne Medal. Each year, the Montaigne Medal is given to the most thought-provoking titles - books that illuminate progress or redirect thought. The...

2005-11-02 09:10:06

By Christopher Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was a big night for Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Christie's, when the auction house sold the artist's painting of a laundress for a record-smashing $22,416,000 on Tuesday. "The Laundress," the most expensive painting of the annual autumn art auctions at Christie's and rival Sotheby's, also achieved the highest price at the first of two weeks of critical sales, coming in right in the middle of its $20 million to $25 million pre-sale...

2005-11-01 23:54:07

By Christopher Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was a big night for Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Christie's, when the auction house sold the artist's painting of a laundress for a record-smashing $22,416,000 on Tuesday. "The Laundress," the most expensive painting of the annual autumn art auctions at Christie's and rival Sotheby's, also achieved the highest price at the first of two weeks of critical sales, coming in right in the middle of its $20 million to $25 million pre-sale...