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Brioche for Bastille Day, Hallah for Shabbat

Leah Hadad | Posted 07.15.2015 | Taste
Leah Hadad

While I love brioche -- the heavenly French bread, rich with butter and a golden brown hue -- I rarely bake it.

Stop Calling It Bastille Day!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.11.2015 | World
Sidonie Sawyer

When I arrived in the States, around my first month of July in New York, people were talking to me and asking me about Bastille Day. And I was like: "What is Bastille Day?"

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Bastille Discuss Touring, a New Album, and... the New Ghostbusters?

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Bastille are currently touring the states briefly via the Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour before heading abroad to finish up their run. Before you check them out, here's a few things you should know about their stateside shows.

Sam Smith Wins Best New Artist At The Grammys

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment

Sam Smith won Best New Artist at the Grammys on Sunday. He saved the inspirational words for all the other awards he's (probably) going to win tonight...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Bastille's Dan Smith on "Eh Ohs," Covers, and the "Awesomeness" and "Weirdness" of Success

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Most of the time, a song gets stuck inside your head for hours, days courtesy of a catchy chorus or well-written verse. In the case of Bastille, however, their orca-whale-sized hit "Pompeii" produced a mind gloriously filled with repeated "eh ohs."

Why Do the French Love Speedos?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.13.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Tiësto Curates Summer EDM Playlist for New Music Startup

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

If you're like me, your music collection is getting a bit stale, and you're looking for that awesome new song of the summer, right?

For Bastille Day, France Commemorates World War I

AP | SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 09.13.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — Soldiers carrying the flags of 76 countries marched Monday down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France's traditional Bastille Day milit...

Bastille's 'Pompeii' From Peter Hollens Is Pure A Cappella Awesomeness

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

The last time we checked in on Peter Hollens, he was bringing the a cappella heat hard with his cover of Ed Sheeran's "I See Fire" from "The Hobbit: T...

Bastille Sees Major Success

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2014 | Entertainment

LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - English singer-songwriter Sam Smith seized the top spot in Britain's music charts on Sunday with his track "Money On My M...

There's No Downton It -- Americans Love Brit Culture

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Downton is the most watched show in PBS' history, but it's by no means Britain's only success story on U.S. television. Few cultural partnerships can match ours for closeness or longevity.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For January

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Kicking off the new year is an eclectic bunch of workout jams. Pharrell Williams turns up with a jaunty number for which he filmed a 24-hour long music video. The band American Authors continues a climb up the charts with a song you might know best from a Lowe's commercial.

Bastille Storm the British Embassy

Patrick Davies | Posted 12.01.2013 | Entertainment
Patrick Davies

We did something unusual at the Embassy on Saturday: we hosted a rock concert. Bastille, one of Britain's hottest new bands, dropped by during their U.S. tour and played a short acoustic set.

Bullets and Bastille

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Nancy Cohen-koan

Oh boy, let the healing begin. Just returned from Union Square where a meet up has gone on all day for Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of the man who...

Vive La France "Hollandaise"?

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 07.06.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

However one cuts it, Messr. Hollande faces the same hard choices as does his defeated predecessor. Does he impose crushing new taxes on the wealthy or does he impose new taxes on everyone to help achieve revenue targets needed to help offset France's deficit?

The Scene At Bastille

Clementine Athanasiadis | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

At 8:00 p.m., Place de la Bastille erupted in joyous celebration. Hands reached toward the sky, people embraced, jumped in the air and shouted, “vic...

Bastille Day QUIZ: The Bastille In Literature

The Guardian | Agnieszka Gratza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today is Bastille Day, when France celebrates the storming of the notorious Parisian jail, which set its revolution in motion. To mark the occasion, s...