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Monacle takes us on a tour of Grasse, a centuries-old town in the south of France famous for its fragrances. Although perfume-making is an ancient art that requires a lengthy apprenticeship, new advances in science and technology, along with global business competitors, have urged the small town into modern times. Click on any of the stills below to watch the video at Monacle.

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A glass of wine between business partners is a time-tested method of getting to know one another. Polish wine company Casa Mariol were writing invitations to their clients when they had a better idea: fill the pens with wine, not ink. The invitations would become more fun to write and the potential clients would get a sample taste before they've even signed up. Who can say no to that?

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San Francisco, April 21, 2011 -- On April 12 and 13, Oberlin Dance Company and ODC Theater's dynamic founder Brenda Way hosted a two-day symposium titled "Women Who Frame the World: A Symposium on Creativity."

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While the Notes crew was in Boston last May, we met and interviewed a variety of compelling characters in medicine, engineering and creative business - from rising stars to Nobel Prize laureates - the faces behind innovations who help to shape our human ideals, and who embody our collective hopes for the future.

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As President of The Juilliard School, Dr. Joseph Polisi is a twenty-first century visionary poised at the helm of a world-renowned performing arts institution; he is a fierce proponent of the arts, an author, a teacher, and a performer.

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At SABON, you are at once immersed in a deliciously fragrant sensory frenzy encased within the walls of an urban oasis:

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Every so often, you meet someone who, in even just a short time, manages to change your life forever; someone possessed of such charisma and vibrancy, you come away from the experience with creativity ablaze, hopes renewed, confidence restored and idealism reborn.

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In the arts world, there seems to exist a mystical but sizeable chasm separating “the artists” from “the managers” -- two camps that can never quite seem to reconcile their differences.

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Panicking about missed birthdays or neglected holidays? Worry no more.

Enter EnGreet, a website world where you can inscribe personalized messages, design a unique card and--with a few short clicks--get it sent to a printer who will drop it in the mail for you. All for the same price as a Hallmark moment.

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One fiery autumn afternoon, pianist Kimball Gallagher sat down for lunch with Notes On The Road at Hastings on Hudson, a charming stone-house waterfront café situated just north of Manhattan.

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