enfant terrible

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a person whose unconventional behavior embarrasses others

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From the acclaimed, award winning creators of The Terrible Infants, Alice's Adventures Underground and The Trench, Les Enfants Terribles go on tour with their most silliest, fun and entertaining family shows to date, which is suitable for big kids and small grown-ups.
Les Enfants Terribles Theate Company presents The Marvellous Imaginary |Menagerie at Neuadd Dwyfor, Pwllheli on October 26
Before, eating halal in Paris, you were pretty much limited to pizzerias or kebab shops," said Kamel Saidi, 32, who opened Les Enfants Terribles two years ago with his brother.
In Enfants Terribles, Weiner breaks new ground by analyzing the French mass media to map out the rise of a new figure in the French cultural landscape, the teenage girl.
Example: While their work is nowadays seen as pretty, comfortable, and thoroughly establishment, in their day the Impressionists were seen as the enfants terribles of the art world.
By contrast, the British Pavilion featured a familiar trio of ageing enfants terribles (Hadid, Coates and Alsop), plus odd-man-out David Chipperfield, whose beautifully refined models of his schemes for Salerno Palace of Justice and the Davenport Museum of Art in Iowa restored a sense of propriety among the kaleidoscopic flotsam and premeditated irreverence.
I'M utterly fed up - if that's not too cruel a pun - with the self styled enfants terribles among our celebrity chefs.
Mimoza Ahmeti, one of the enfants terribles of the nineties, has set about to expand the horizons and explore the possibilities offered to her by her own senses.
Petulant rigidity sabotaged Steve Jobs, Philippe Kahn, and other technology enfants terribles, and Cypress' Alvarez notes, "Sometimes T.
From the start, Monteverde's works showed a predilection for literary sources whose dramatic depth kept him away from abstract formalism (his first success, La boule de neige, was based on Les enfants terribles of Jean Cocteau).
The drawings are peopled as well by characters from Cocteau's films, such as Dargelos, the brutal schoolboy from Le Sang d'un Poete and Les Enfants Terribles (The Strange Ones, 1950), and Heurtebise, the glazier-angel who guides the hero through the underworld in Orphee (1949).
And now he is moving so suddenly from being one of the most terrible of dance's enfants terribles to one of its Grandest of Grand Old Men.
One reference point might be Jean Cocteau's Les Enfants terribles, of 1950.