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1. A decorative embellishment, such as a molding around one corner of a door, window, or fireplace opening, that somewhat resembles a squared-off ear; especially popular during the latter half of the 18th century; also called a dog’s ear.
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In recent weeks, it has been pumped over floating pipes from a cargo ship to the Croisette -- with hellish noise.
The shows will be held at 6pm and 8pm at 6 La Croisette.
The interesting mix of colleagues with Gong on the red carpet at the May 20 "Coming Home" screening embodied the nation's new approach to the international film biz: producer Bill Kong ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"), director Zhang and actor Chen Daoming ("Hero"), all Cannes regulars; and Croisette newbies Jerry Ye of Wanda Media (backed by China's richest businessman, Wang Jianlin), which made its international mark by buying the AMC theater chain; and Zhang Zhao, the influential content production and distribution head of new-media enterprise LeVision/LeTV, which was a financier on "Expendables 2.
The Promenade de la Croisette is a 2 km long stretch along the coastline lined with expensive shops, restaurants, and hotels.
Vivienne Croisette, born in Britain, began Zimsculpt in 2000 to promote sculpture of Zimbabwe.
The noontime caper Sunday along the town's seaside promenade, La Croisette -- a playground for the rich and famous, sunbathing tourists, and most notably, world cinema stars every year -- looked set to dwarf the value of two other jewelry thefts in the Riviera during the Cannes Film Festival in May.
The Carlton is one of Cannes' most prestigious hotels, located on the seaside Promenade de la Croisette on the French Riviera.
Loin de la croisette, c'est sur le Giro que Movistar a choisi de faire son festival.
Within five minutes' walk down the Croisette at Cannes, I came across a Marilyn Monroe lookalike pouting for pictures, a bare-chested punk on stilts heading up a procession of futuristic nuns, and two red-wigged girls on rollerskates - all of them different promotional stunts.
Gathering place for the paddling and kayak competitions is the beach at 31 La Croisette in Porto Arabia.
Recorder Rajev Shetty told the airport worker to pay landlord Gary Le Croisette half of his PS40,000 repair bill.
she performed on the Croisette for Le Grand Journal and the following night partied at the Replay Jeans bash, where Simple Minds warmed up for their world tour.