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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-16-12 04:16 AM
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850-year anniversary of Notre Dame Cathedral
The year-long commemoration will include the delivery of nine new bells to the cathedral as well as 25 concerts reflecting various musical styles that have been performed there over the centuries.


Read more: http://www.upi.com/News_Photos/Features/850-year-annive...


Very cool (IMO) slide show pics at link.


I don't think this received a lot of advance publicity and it should have.
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formercia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-16-12 01:03 PM
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1. Quasimodo would be pleased. n/t
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-16-12 01:27 PM
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2. It reminds me of
Ken Follet's Pillars of the Earth. But I'm not so enamored with the RC clergy and especially the politically right leaning holy father.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-16-12 01:43 PM
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3. Neither am I, but that building is amazing.
I am not a fanciful person, but, inside, you can feel 850 years of the prayers of believers.

And the sculptures and carvings are so rich, the eye can barely take it all in.
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AngryAmish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-03-13 02:36 PM
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4. Does this thing still work?
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-04-13 03:16 AM
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5. Kinda............nt
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-04-13 06:07 AM
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6. Of course Notre Dame still works. Why do you ask? Planning to spend time there?
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