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October 2013 Edition

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Marc Jacobs' farewell to Vuitton is a dark one

PARIS (AP) - As maids swept away dust from steps that led into a set in mourning, it was clear that the Louis Vuitton fashion show in Paris on Wednesday was a spring-summer collection in name only.

Marc Jacobs farewell to Vuitton is a dark one

PARIS (AP) - As maids swept away dust from steps that led into a set in mourning, it was clear that the Louis Vuitton fashion show in Paris on Wednesday was a spring-summer collection in name only.

George Clooney hopes government shutdown ends soon

NEW YORK (AP) - George Clooney knows the country is going through a tough time with the partial government shutdown. But the actor is optimistic that "cooler heads will prevail" and things will get back to normal.

Sneak peek of The Sycamore menu

The Sycamore could open as early as the end of this month-but while we wait for the newest German Village bar/restaurant from the owner of Harvest Pizzeria, we've got a first look at what will be on the menu.

Best-selling author Tom Clancy has died at age 66

NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.

22 dogs will get lucky on new CBS television show

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Brandon McMillan has trained as many as 10,000 dogs for television, movies, commercials, videos and people. Then he started saving dogs from animal shelters, training them and finding homes for them.

'Breaking Bad' finale vs. other finales

NEW YORK (AP) - Now that the dust (and ricin) have settled from Sunday's "Breaking Bad" finale, it's worth considering what makes a drama series' exit good or bad.

Chanel dazzles with color, as fashions go ethnic

PARIS (AP) - Karl Lagerfeld is a man of many talents. In addition to Chanel's lauded designer, he also is an industrious artist, a sensitive colorist and a gallery curator. These were the hats he wore Tuesday at Chanel's glorious spring-summer 2014 show, one of the biggest at Paris Fashion Week.

New York City Opera Timeline

NEW YORK (AP) - A timeline of the New York City Opera, which announced Tuesday it will file for bankruptcy protection and wind down operations:

Barrel 44, two other restaurants close doors

A restaurant closure you may have missed: according to a post on their Facebook page from September 19, Barrel 44 in Bexley has shut its doors to make room for Bexley City Hall's move to the complex at 2232 E. Main St.

NYC Opera to file for bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Opera says the company will file for bankruptcy protection and wind down operations after failing to raise enough money to stage the rest of its season.

Faux real: Portia's Cafe

If there's a dessert that could beat the guilt out of guilty pleasures, the Cheezecake from Portia's Cafe in Clintonville could just be it.

Changes in the kitchen at Veritas

Made my way up to Delaware late last week for what turned out to be a great evening at Veritas Tavern-a less-than-a-year-old place that's carved a name for itself in the realm of modernist cooking. And course after course, the dishes were spot on, pairing together flavors I was hesitant to believe would work together.

Anthony Bourdain admits mistake on NM 'Frito pie'

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Insults dished out by food critic Anthony Bourdain on an episode of CNN's "Parts Unknown" have stirred up outrage in New Mexico - and now he acknowledges that he was wrong.

Trend To Try: Frozen Fare

Now, great local flavor can be as close as your freezer. Here are a few of our favorite ice-cold foods available at local grocery stores.

Folk music rules at 'Inside Llewyn Davis' concert

NEW YORK (AP) - When Justin Timberlake couldn't attend Sunday's concert celebrating the music of the new Coen Brothers movie, "Inside Llewyn Davis," master of ceremonies John Goodman told the crowd Timberlake's understudy would perform instead.

Wonder headlines NYC concert highlighting poverty

NEW YORK (AP) - Stevie Wonder gave and electrifying performance at New York's Central Park in front of thousands of fans and several world leaders Saturday, singing his hits and calling for an end to poverty worldwide at the Global Citizen Festival.

Vivienne Westwood goes medieval in Paris

PARIS (AP) - Medieval pilgrims that Vivienne Westwood imagined during a visit to Canterbury Cathedral were the unlikely muses for the British designer's spring-summer 2014 collection in Paris.

Simons stamps his natural mark on Dior

PARIS (AP) - Thousands of square meters (yards) of hanging vines, wisteria and roses - some real, some fake - created a garden setting though which designer Raf Simons' took guests on the latest Christian Dior journey for spring-summer 2014.

Jury deliberates suit against Jackson promoter

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After a bitterly fought five-month trial, a negligence lawsuit by Michael Jackson's mother against his concert promoter is in the hands of a jury after a final plea by a Jackson lawyer to punish the company he portrayed as a heartless, money-making machine.

Issey Miyake makes origami moonlight fashion

PARIS (AP) - Franco-Japanese fashion house Issey Miyake used state-of-the art techo fabrics for its spring-summer 2014 collection, perfecting an array of crisp garments that resembled origami.

Jeni's celebrates North Market move

There's a lot in the works at the North Market. In addition to a new ventilation system, longtime vendors are shifting around to make way for new merchants, including Pistacia Vera (which will open a bakery stand sometime before Dec. 1). Who will fill the remaining three open slots isn't public knowledge, but North Market executive director Rick Harrison Wolfe felt confident earlier this week that he would have a few announcements to make soon.

Rare Rolling Stones pics to be shown at rock hall

NEW YORK (AP) - Rare photos of the young Rolling Stones, taken by their tour manager during their first years in the United States, will be unveiled during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's celebration of the group next month.

Rare Rolling Stones pics to be shown at rock Hall

NEW YORK (AP) - Rare photos of the young Rolling Stones, taken by their tour manager during their first years in the United States, will be unveiled during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's celebration of the group next month.

Paris fashion goes from peasants to space-age

PARIS (AP) - Gold, space-age sheens, peasant garb, gravity-defying skirts and 1950s boudoir slippers all made for a dramatic - if incongruous - array for Paris' first full day of spring-summer 2014 fashion shows.

Paris fashion has lots of drama, energy

PARIS (AP) - Gold, space-age sheens, peasant garb, gravity-defying skirts and 1950s boudoir slippers all made for a dramatic - if incongruous - array for Paris' first full day of spring-summer 2014 fashion shows.

Children's garden in Dallas aims to teach science

DALLAS (AP) - From a shaded area where toddlers can climb on a wooden ant or partake in a plant petting zoo, to a place where older kids can shoot water pistols at turbines and watch the energy they created set off water fountains, a new children's garden in Dallas aims to teach kids about science while they have fun in the lush landscape.

Children's garden in Dallas aims to teach science

DALLAS (AP) - From a shaded area where toddlers can climb on a wooden ant or partake in a plant petting zoo, to a place where older kids can shoot water pistols at turbines and watch the energy they created set off water fountains, a new children's garden in Dallas aims to teach kids about science while they have fun in the lush landscape.

Mom selling Kurt Cobain's childhood home in Wash.

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) - This month marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's final studio album, and fans aren't just able to buy a new "super deluxe" box set to celebrate the occasion. They can also buy the childhood home of late frontman Kurt Cobain, complete with his mattress.

Miss Piggy joins Kermit in Smithsonian collection

WASHINGTON (AP) - Miss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution's collection of Jim Henson's Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too.

Aganovich makes inventive plays on shapes

PARIS (AP) - Serbian designer Nana Aganovich's spring-summer 2014 collection was said to be inspired by grand portraits of Elizabeth I and her layered fabrics and high collars.

Miss Piggy joins Kermit in Smithsonian collection

WASHINGTON (AP) - Miss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution's collection of Jim Henson's Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too.

Trove of Mich. folk music unearthed in archive

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit is famous for its music, from the Motown hits of the 1960s to the cutting-edge punk of Iggy Pop to the rap of Eminem. Little known, though, is that Michigan was also fertile ground for folk music, brought to the region by immigrants in the early 20th century and played in the logging camps, mines and factory towns where they worked.

Young designers energize Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) - The Milan masters displayed their customary discipline, but it was the fresh perspectives of up-and-coming young designers that energized this round of Milan Fashion Week: Uma Wang's hauntingly fresh looks, Fausto Puglisi's vibrant edgy couture and Marco de Vincenzo's romantic optical illusions.

SHOW BITS: Lots for Emmy winners to contemplate

Show Bits brings you the 65th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.

SHOW BITS: Emmys, congrats passed out backstage

Show Bits brings you the 65th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.

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