Zinedine Zidane

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Review: Petite Jacqueline

On a crowded night at Petite Jacqueline it is hard to hear your companion over the din.
French treasures
By BRIAN DUFF  |  July 09, 2011

Review: Zidane: A Twenty-First-Century Portrait

It's an intriguing concept, but they wind up diminishing the French superstar midfielder.
Almost as boring as Major League Soccer
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 01, 2009


Rare are the instances of true interdisciplinarity in exhibitions of contemporary art-moments where disciplines meet, mix, and couple to produce offspring that belong to neither field and set off on their own in search of even wilder mates.
A year in Portland art
By IAN PAIGE AND CHRIS THOMPSON  |  December 20, 2006

Real-world follies

For hard rock, heated debate, child-care tips, and latex puppetry, 2006 was a banner year in television. Who says the culture’s going to the dogs?
A year in television
By JAMES PARKER  |  December 18, 2006

The return of trash talking

When French midfielder Zinedine Zidane pounded his bald, rock-hard noggin into Italian defender Marco Materazzi’s sternum during the World Cup final last Sunday, approximately 1.2 billion people gasped in unison.
Beavis and Butt-head
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 14, 2006

Pinching edges

One of my painter friends had to watch the World Cup final with only one eye.
Considering the head-butt heard 'round the world
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  July 12, 2006