hall of mirrors


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hall of mirrors

n.
1. A carnival or amusement park attraction consisting of a maze or series of passageways lined with mirrors, especially curved mirrors giving distorted reflections.
2. A confusing or disorienting situation in which it is difficult to distinguish between truth and illusion or between competing versions of reality. In both senses also called house of mirrors.
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WHAT'S HAPPENING The Royal Serenade in the Hall of Mirrors is an artistic spectacle with baroque dancers and musicians.
Hall of Mirrors breaks down the presentist and confirmation biases of the life and trial of Ruby McCollum in 3 poignant chapters that are structured in an academic, journalistic fashion and are designed to elucidate the innocence of the protagonist--not from the crime itself, but from actual moral wrong-doing.
The Farnese Gallery was one of the models for the Hall of Mirrors (1678-84), the subject of Lagerlof's third chapter on omnipotence.
Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses--and Misuses--of History
Meanwhile, the Koh- I- Noor dress shot inside the Chateau de Versailles, France, in 1996, is testimony to the love- affair between Dior and the royal residence that blossomed from the first collection itself, and continues till today -- 2011 saw Charlize Theron strutting down the Hall of Mirrors for the J'adore ad, 2012 brought alive the palace architecture, and 2013 went so far as recreate Eedouard Manet's painting ' Le Dejeuner sur l'herbe ' with the Secret Garden 2 campaign.
There's a hall of mirrors, for one thing, upon which every mirror you can see your wonder reflected.
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Guests will be able to take a private guided tour of the celebrated palace whose exclusive attractions include The Hall of Mirrors, the King's Grand Apartments and formal gardens with fountains and water attractions.
Summary: For those familiar with the ins-and-outs of trademark law, navigating a hall of mirrors can be an appropriate metaphor.
The event will be held in the Hall of Mirrors at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Saturday, April 12, beginning with cocktails at 6 p.m.
The fact that this particular De Palma scene is itself a remake of sorts--an homage to James Stewart trailing Kim Novak through San Francisco's Legion of Honor in Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 Vertigo--adds another layer to Dellsperger's simultaneously reverent and cheeky hall of mirrors.
Chateau D'Espoir's 94-foot golden limestone gallery has seven crystal chandeliers modeled after those in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles.