Sofia Coppola and her daughter Romy at the set of Marie Antoinette
Ely Cathedral Choir were rehearsing for their Advent service when we visited today. Two choristers sang from galleries in the Octagon and by the clock at the far end of the nave. Pretty sublime.
Arlene Hawkins. Photography by Eve Arnold, 1968.
Our christmas tree is better than your christmas tree.
In which Fox News tries absurdism on for size. Sample line: "Francis not only panders to enemies and professional grievance mongers, but also attacks his allies. Just as Obama snubs Britain and Israel, Pope Francis swipes at practicing Catholics."
EDIT: Here’s a Jesuit priest calling this article the worst of 2013. Don’t get a much better source than that.
PS - The guy who wrote this is Fox News’ video game reviewer. Wow. Such relevant. Very religious study.
Staff Pick: “The Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, with Saints Francis of Assisi and Anthony of Padua,” 18th century, Peru
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Greta Garbo as Grusinskaya, the dancer, in Grand Hotel (1932)
Mathilde Kschessinska in ballet ” Esmeralda”