Live from Aix-en-Provence: Day 1
The Marriage of Figaro
The Festival d'Aix-en-Provence opened last night with an effervescent production of The Marriage of Figaro.
Jeanne d'Arc's 600th Anniversary
France is celebrating the 600th anniversary of Joan of Arc, the nation’s favorite folk heroine and beloved patron saint.
Maeght: A Family Affair
With the arrival of a new director last summer, a fresh breeze is blowing through the Maeght Foundation in Saint-Paul-de-Vence.
Lights, Camera, Cannes
The 2012 Cannes Film Festival begins today, with The Artist star Bérénice Bejo hosting the opening ceremony.
Palazzo Farnese Offers English Tours
The French Embassy in Rome, housed in the splendid Palazzo Farnese, now offers English tours.
The Artist: Cinema Love Song
Nominated for ten Oscars, The Artist has seduced American critics and film lovers alike.
Hermès: A Family Affair
The Hermès saga began when Thierry Hermès, a gifted German leather worker, set up shop in Paris in 1837.
The Ninth Art?
From comic strips to graphic novels, France has long been fascinated by the artistry of bandes dessinées.
How About a Big Mac au Poivre?
How McDonald's turned the country of wine, cheese and star chefs into its second most profitable market.
Scents and Sensibility
Only at the Osmothèque can a perfume lover inhale thousands of fragrances created today, yesterday and in distant history.
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