Igor Stravinsky

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Born June 17 (The Day of Artful Force) Igor Stravinsky cut most of his law school classes and spent more and more time studying orchestration with Rimsky-Korsakoff. For  Diaghalev’s dance company he wrote the ballets Firebird, Petrouchka, and Rite of Spring. The latter was written in 1911 and caused a sensation at its Paris premiere… Continue reading Igor Stravinsky

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Doc Diva receives award

Founder and director of IDFA Ally Derks is the recipient of this year’s Doc Mogul Award at the Hot Docs documentary festival in Toronto.  The prize was presented on Tuesday 3 May at a lunch in Derks’ honor in recognition of her important contribution to the documentary industry, both nationally and internationally. Hot Docs, which… Continue reading Doc Diva receives award

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Delvaux

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For insiders Delvaux – a luxury leather bags brand based in Brussels – is not just the oldest in the world of its kind. It is also still a fashionable one- the company has changed throughout the years and has taken many different craftsmen and designers on board. Artistic Director Veronique Branquinho- herself a distinguished… Continue reading Delvaux

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Marlies Dekkers unwrapped

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Interview done in 2009  in Rotterdam, the epic centre of all creations by Marlies Dekkers. After Marlies Dekkers- a young lingerie designer and entrepreneur from the Netherlands, finished her studies in fashion design with great admiration by the jury some 15 years ago, things have gone almost impossibly fast and prosperous for her brand. She… Continue reading Marlies Dekkers unwrapped

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