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Happy Birthday Moulin Rouge! Celebrate 125 Years of a Legendary Paris Landmark

Laura Mundow • October 2, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (3)

On October 6, 1889, Charles Zidler and Joseph Oller in the Pigalle district of Paris opened the Moulin Rouge cabaret. It opened the same year as the Eiffel Tower was built, and both have become legendary, enduring and unmistakable symbols of Paris. Moulin Rouge has survived the death of the Belle Époque, two World Wars, […]

Documentary to Drama, Romance to Comedy: 7 Influential Foreign Films from Cannes Film Festival

Laura Mundow • August 29, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

The Cannes film festival may be held at the start of summer now, but the inaugural festival was actually held on September 20, 1946. After a diet of throwaway blockbusters this summer, and with the days beginning to blend into night earlier, it’s the perfect time to curl up with some of the best movies […]

Can’t Miss! Europe’s Top 10 Music Festivals

Pimsleur Approach • August 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

The European continent has some of the best music festivals in the world. They’re so popular that many of them are sold out months before summer. Here is our guide to the very best festivals and what they each have to offer to make your next vacation unforgettable. Exit Festival, Serbia An institution among European […]

BAM! POW! Crime-Fighting Superheroes (& heroines) from Around the World

Laura Mundow • July 8, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

July 10 marks what would have been the 100th birthday of Joe Shuster, famous for co-creating Superman along with Jerry Siegel. With his unshakable morals, family values, commitment to justice and status as the “ultimate immigrant,” Superman is arguably the quintessential and greatest American superhero. (Sorry, Captain America). His story follows the American story: He […]

Party Like a Brazilian! How to Throw the Ultimate World Cup Party

Will Noble • June 10, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

The FIFA World Cup 2014 is on its way to one of the planet’s party capitals – Brazil. As well as having 64 top-notch soccer matches to attend, the nation’s streets will be a month-long carnival, throbbing with music, dance, drinking and various scenes of roistering. Alas, not all of us can make it to […]

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