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PARIS — Food nourishes the tiny Rue du Nil from the dim light of morning — when the first deliveries start going out to Paris' most sought-after restaurants — until well after midnight, when the young chef who transformed an unchic side street into a culinary destination finally closes up.
State lawmakers are moving to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners with specifications that were crafted in detail by a company selling the software.
One of the many surprises in Wes Anderson's rich, layered and quirkily entertaining new film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," is the emergence of a new comic actor, one with impeccable timing and just the right mix of gravitas and utter zaniness.
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but few could justifiably question the beauty of a Hayao Miyazaki film. A revered master of animation, the Oscar-winning director/writer makes something as simple as a hazy sky so ravishing, it can take your breath away.
NEW YORK — This year's Academy Awards nominees reflect a Hollywood truism: The margin between the dust bin and the Oscar red carpet is often razor thin.
Higley Unified School District has a variety of events happening at its schools next week.
WASHINGTON — Using videos that claim to teach toddlers, or flash cards for tots, may not be the best idea. Simply talking to babies is key to building crucial language and vocabulary skills — but sooner is better, and long sentences are good.
There’s an old saying in show business that was tailor-made for Englebert Humperdinck: a singer needs songs, but an entertainer just needs a stage.
Republican legislative leaders are moving to use taxpayer funds to pay the legal fees of current and former lawmakers whose personal emails have been subpoenaed in the ongoing legal fight over a 2010 immigration law.
Mesa’s own Southwest Shakespeare Company will present its second annual Winterfest Repertory, performing two plays in alternating time slots throughout the month of January.
As the year draws to a close, new awards and Top 10 lists are springing up right and left, many of them singing the praises of the technically brilliant but emotionally flat “Gravity.” While it’s no doubt a must-see experience for any cinephile, the same could be said of an equally immersive but far richer film, “The Great Beauty.” For nearly two and a half hours, this Fellini-esque epic transports us right to the heart of Rome’s vibrant nightlife and high society as we follow an aging journalist who begins to see the world around him from a new perspective.
St. Anne Roman Catholic Parish in Gilbert will have three screenings of a documentary in recognition of feast day for Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Beginning next year, several students at Coronado Elementary School will take their first steps toward learning the most widely spoken language in the world while learning more about the origin country’s culture.
LONDON — Michelle Obama shared one with her "first dog" Bo, Hillary Clinton tweeted one with her daughter Chelsea. Now "selfie" — the smartphone self-portrait — has been declared word of the year for 2013, according to Britain's Oxford University Press.
Advocates for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (English translation: amnesty) like to point out that immigrants in the past have flocked to America and made important contributions to our nation. That’s true, but the America of 1913 was different from 2013 in ways that greatly affect the probability that immigrants will become contributing citizens.
To be named a Blue Ribbon School is the highest achievement an elementary, middle or high school can achieve.
Mesa Arts Academy Director of English Language Development Charity Kranz works with second-grade students in creating a sentence, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at the school in Mesa. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
Maybe, just maybe, Ron Howard and screenwriter Peter Morgan are perfect opposites: one a swinging playboy, the other a cold calculator.
Terry arose at six one morning to the sounds of a loud banging upon her door. Still dressed in her fuzzy yellow robe and covered in bed head, she proceeded to answer the poundings and ensured the two people were indeed the Chandler Police detectives they claimed to be.
The blink of an eye is usually involuntary. It’s ones that have purpose behind it that matter.
Sometimes adolescents just speak a different language.
There's an awesome split-screen sequence in "Passion." On the left, the beautiful realization of Jerome Robbins' ballet "Afternoon of a Faun." On the right, another performance: a cold-blooded murder.
A recent decision by Gilbert Public Schools to eliminate one of its dual-language elementary classes has drawn the ire of parents concerned about the inopportune timing and the future of the program.
Years of hard work, preparation and planning in Mesa will fall into place in a matter of weeks as the city’s newest colleges and universities welcome students.
In 2010, Arizona joined 46 states in raising the bar for academic requirements by adopting Arizona Common Core Standards.