Johnny Hallyday

Françoise Hardy’s 1960s style

Much more than just a 1960s chanteuse, Françoise Hardy was also a Yeye-era style icon with a look that was emblematic of Paris. With graphic …

Boho Chic

A French resolution: How to keep fit like a Parisian

A question asked by many is how come residents of the French capital are so famously trim and toned - (although a few overweight ones have been …

France

Graydon Carter, Ex-Editor of Vanity Fair, Invests in an App

Graydon Carter, the former editor of Vanity Fair, was preparing coq au vin in Provence, France, the other day when he picked up a telephone call from back home.<p>“We’re just cooking,” Mr. Carter said, affably, as the sounds of family chimed in the background.<p>This is what semiretirement looks like for …

Condé Nast

France's celebrity pushback against 'MeToo'

<b>In the months since allegations of sexual abuse were levelled against US movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood stars have shared their experience and given their support to victims of sexual predators.</b><p>The unanimity of the response has been striking. At the Golden Globe awards last Sunday, an …

Feminism

French Director Claude Lelouch's Latest Screenplay Stolen in Paris Heist

The only copy of the Oscar-winner's latest script 'Yes and No' and 50 years of notes were stolen in front of his production offices.<p>The latest script …

France

Claude Lelouch Loses 50 Years Of Notes, Latest Film Script In Paris Theft

<i>A Man And A Woman</i> filmmaker Claude Lelouch has been the victim of a robbery, and says he lost 50 years of hand-written observations “in 10 seconds” …

Entertainment

Anne McNally’s Social Diary: December 2017

A ballet in London, a funeral in Paris, and yoga classes under the palm trees make for one busy holiday season.<p>I wanted to go to Paris to see my mother before Christmas, since I was not going to be there at the time. I had planned Christmas shopping but our national idol, the singer Johnny …

Annette Bening

Paris: La Madeleine to hold monthly mass in homage to Johnny Hallyday

Unsurprisingly the service will be slightly different from other masses and is likely to include one of the prayers that was said during Hallyday’s …

France

Los Angeles prosecutor drops artist's sex accusation against Polanski

(Reuters) - Prosecutors in Los Angeles said on Tuesday they declined to pursue criminal charges against film director Roman Polanski after a woman said last fall that he molested her 43 years ago when she was 10 years old.<p>The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office was investigating charges …

Celebrity News

New Book on Leo Fender, the Man Whose Invention Lead the Way For Rock And Roll

KTLA 5 News on Facebook<p>Popular<p><b>Mega Millions: Winning Ticket for $450 Million Sold in Florida, Lottery Officials Say</b><p><b>Santa Clarita Father Shot 2</b> …

Kendrick Lamar

From Kate Moss to Brigitte Bardot: 15 snaps of our favorite personalities on the slopes

From Aspen to Gstaad, mountains all over the world, cultural icons and celebrities bring a touch of glamor to the pistes. Click through to see the …

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World<p>Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as USA Swimming's top male and female athletes of 2017 at the Golden Goggles awards on …

France

French pop star France Gall dies at 70

PARIS (Reuters) - Singer France Gall, whose hits -- including a Eurovision triumph with Serge Gainsbourg -- made her an icon of French pop music, has died aged 70.<p>Gall passed away on Sunday after a two-year struggle against cancer, French media reported.<p>The news prompted tributes including from …

France

Celebrities Hitting the Slopes: The Photos

Famous people love to ski, and some of them look really cool doing it.<p>When famous people aren't vacationing at the beach, they tend to be passing the time on the ski slopes. It's a time honored tradition, in fact, as these twenty-five images show.

Skiing

Alain Delon: 'Women were all obsessed with me'

For 60 years, the birthplace of film was little more than a playground for its ultimate star. And although the man they called the male Brigitte …

France

Brad Pitt, Robert Redford, Jean-Paul Belmondo: icons take to the slopes

On set or on vacation, icons of stage and screen take on the mountain in style in cozy knits, all-encompassing furs and mirrored shades. From the …

Hollywood

How can we heal our cultural fractures?

One night in Paris in the winter of 1999, I had a transformative experience listening to the music of Mehr and Sher Ali, Sufis from Pakistan. I …

My Year in Celebrity Deaths

<b>January 1, 2017.</b> No one famous died today, unless you count Stuart Hamilton, a figure of some apparent import in Canadian opera. I myself do not plan to die this year. I am fifty-eight. Hamilton was eighty-seven. Differential: twenty-nine years. Thirty would have been better, in the sense that …

Don Rickles

In memoriam: Entertainment and arts figures we lost in 2017

<b>Not a month went by this year without too many figures from the world of arts and entertainment bidding us farewell.</b><p>Here's an affectionate look back at some of those we lost.<p>January<p>The year began with veteran actor John Hurt signing off at the age of 77, TV star Mary Tyler Moore saying goodbye aged …

Entertainment

The year in music: 2017’s biggest stories from the world of music

From Ed Sheeran’s arm-breaking, record-smashing, chart-changing third album to Taylor Swift’s riveting Reputation return, 2017 has been a interesting …

News (Ireland)

R.I.P: rock in peace - musicians we lost in 2017

Many great musicians died this year. We pay tribute to the major musical figures that left the stage in 2017.

New Zealand News

Artists who died in 2017

They left a gap, be it in music, film or literature. In 2017, Roger Moore, Al Jarreau, Liu Xiaobo and many others departed. We recall them in this …

Culture

Hollywood & Entertainment Industry Deaths In 2017 – Photo Gallery

Another year and another group of Hollywood and media industry icons left us in 2017, from TV legends like Mary Tyler Moore to comedy greats like …

Entertainment Industry

Big personalities we lost in 2017

A collage of big personalities that died in 2017. Source: Befunky collage Photo: eNCA<p>PARIS - From German political colossus Helmut Kohl to rock …

News (South Africa)

Final goodbye: A look back at the celebrities we lost in 2017

How to sum up a year like this? Baby Boomers have begun dying, that’s how.<p>In droves.<p>For every oldster who popped off this year — like Chuck Berry at …

Entertainment

10 vintage ringside shots of boxing icons, from Paul Newman to Muhammed Ali

Boxing, the art of perseverance and pugnacity, is making its comeback as the trendiest workout of the moment. From Oscar-winning actors to …

Boxing

R.I.P.: we salute the stars who passed away in 2017

<b>2016 was bookended by the deaths of two music greats, David Bowie and George Michael, and, sadly, this year has also seen the passing of some</b> …

Entertainment

Stars We Lost in 2017: Hugh Hefner, Mary Tyler Moore and More Famous Faces Who Died This Year

Rose Marie<p>The beloved <i>The Dick Van Dyke Show</i> actress died at age 94.<p>Heather Menzies-Urich<p>The <i>Sound of Music</i> actress passed away at age 68.<p>Dick …

Entertainment

The Music Club, 2017

Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett, and Chris Janson.Photo illustration by <i>Slate</i>. Photos by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Georgia Music Foundation, Rick …

Steely Dan

The people we lost in 2017 in arts, entertainment and pop culture

Passages 2017: Those we’ve lost through the year<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these photo …

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