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Philippe Petit (French pronunciation: ​[filip pəti]; born ...

wikipedia - 18 Sep 2016
Philippe Petit (French pronunciation: ​[filip pəti]; born 13 August 1949) is a French high-wire artist who gained fame for his high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, on the morning of August 6, 1974. For his unauthorized feat 1,350 feet (400 metres) above the ground – which he referred to as "le coup" – he rigged a 450-pound (200-kilogram) cable and used a custom-made 26-foot (8-metre) long, 55-pound (25-kilogram) balancing pole. He performed for 45 mi
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Looking For Peace With The Man On The Wire

Deadspin - 26 Oct 2017
Not until I was safe at home did it occur to me that I'd been rescued by Philippe Petit's doppelganger. Petit wears a white, billowy shirt and holds his head at a dignified angle while trotting around the stable on a tired horse named Lorenzo ...
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Queen Ivanka's uncomfortable throne

Washington Post - 03 Nov 2017
Not since Philippe Petit stepped onto a wire surreptitiously rigged between the towers of the late, lamented World Trade Center in 1974 has there been a tightrope walk as perilous and as public as Ivanka Trump's. It's hard enough trying to be Queen of ...
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Strange Sort of Force: An Interview with J. Ralph

PopMatters - 02 Nov 2017
"When you're a kid, you look up to Indiana Jones; when you're a grown up, you look up to Philippe Petit or Ric O'Barry," he continues. "Their work is thankless, and they do it for the greater good of humanity. I love to support things like that. James ...
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Philippe Petit to attend Phoenicia Library benefit

catskillmountainnews.com - 18 Oct 2017
Phoenicia – The Friends of the Phoenicia Library will pre- sent a screening of the film Man on Wire and a post-screening Q&A with Philippe Petit, universal poet laureate of the high wire, on Saturday, November 11 at the Phoenicia Playhouse. The event ...
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9/11 musical Come From Away being adapted for film

Looper - 15 Nov 2017
Let's just get this out of the way: yes, Philippe Petit's nail-biting tightrope walk between the two towers of the World Trade Center was real. He even walked back and forth a few times and did tricks, just as it occurs in Robert Zemeckis' The Walk ...
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Barcelona Eye Up Arsenal Target As Philippe Coutinho Alternative

SPORTbible - 04 Nov 2017
Arsene Wenger and Barcelona have a long history when it comes to transfers and the two could come face to face again. This time though it won't be over one of the Gunners' players but instead one of their targets. As far back as the summer of 2000 when ...
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Édouard Philippe, un petit tour à Brest et s'en va

Ouest-France - 20 Nov 2017
C'est un peu la question que l'on peut se poser après la venue express vendredi midi du Premier ministre Édouard Philippe et de sept de ses ministres sur le site brestois de l'Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer (Ifremer), basé ...
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La tarte au petit épeautre et céleri de Jean-Philippe de Tonnac

Le Monde - 27 Oct 2017
Il y a quelques années, j'ai combiné l'engrain (ou petit épeautre), l'une des premières céréales que l'homme ait cultivées, particulièrement riche en minéraux, et le céleri. C'est un mariage de goûts intéressant. Les bords de la tarte circonscrivent un ...
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Jamie Foxx reuniting with Ray director for Signal Hill

Looper - 25 Oct 2017
Let's just get this out of the way: yes, Philippe Petit's nail-biting tightrope walk between the two towers of the World Trade Center was real. He even walked back and forth a few times and did tricks, just as it occurs in Robert Zemeckis' The Walk ...
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James Marsh, režiser in producent: Od hoje po žici do goril v megli

Dnevnik/si (satira) (sporočilo za javnost) (Spletni dnevnik) - 22 Nov 2017
Britanski filmar James Marsh, ki je za Moža na žici prejel oskarja za najboljši dokumentarni film, z igranim filmom Teorija vsega pa prinesel oskarja za glavno vlogo Eddieju Radmaynu, se je kot izvršni producent 32 let po njenem umoru spopadel z zgodbo ...
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Lucas Handwerker collaborates with Philippe Petit on a new show

Hudson Valley One - 08 Dec 2016
Philippe Petit, 68, the high-wire artist who walked a cable between the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in 1974, began his career with magic shows at the age of six. Lucas Handwerker, 23, who performs as a mentalist, also started out as a six-year-old ...

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