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Presidential Caprices of the G-20 Summit in Cannes

Tomorrow I’ll be reporting from the big anti-G20 demonstrations in Nice, but today, here is a little bit on the arrangements taking place in Cannes and a few things to watch for. If you are stuck at the airport while … Continue reading

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English Live Theatre on the Cote d’Azur

English language live theater is naturally a rare bird on the Cote d’Azur, but if you know where to look for it, you can find performances several times a year. The highly esteemed Theatre National de Nice (TNN) often features English-language … Continue reading

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Cannes Kebab Vendor Saves President Obama

You won’t hear this on Fox News… It happened the day before the G-20 Summit last November, when tensions were high and Cannes was zipped up tight as a drum: barricades, badge-only entry, missile protection systems, bomb squads, sniper teams, … Continue reading

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Anti G20 Protests in Nice

Whew – the first Anti-G20 protest was far from the feared free-for-all, with only about half the expected number of protesters showing up …and thankfully, not a peep from the Black Bloc.  The massive police presence along the route (1,200!) … Continue reading

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