The Treachery of Images: Magritte in Paris

Apples, bowler hats, umbrellas, and a famous non-pipe. The comprehensive retrospective of René Magritte’s work at the Centre Pompidou not only immerses us into his puzzling visual code but also into the mind of Magritte the...
COLCOA

Save the Date for the 2019 COLCOA French Film Festival

COLCOA fans – save the date! The 23rd edition of the COLCOA French Film Festival, “A week of French Film and Series Premieres in Hollywood,” will take place from September 23rd – 28th, 2019...

The Fête du Citron: The 2019 Lemon Festival in Menton

When life gives you lemons... ...why, stack them up into a jumbo replica of the Taj Mahal, of course. That's Menton's MO anyway. It's fair to say last year's Bollywood-themed Fête du Citron reached brave new...

Gardens of the Languedoc, South of France

The Parc des Camellias de la Prairie The floral gardens of “les Camellias de la Prairie” opened in 2005 and promise you a treat for your eyes in the months of February and March. Already...

Tour de France 2014 Marks World War I Centenary

The course will pass historic sites where much of the WWI fighting took place.

Guys and Dolls

A new menswear boutique at Printemps, a stylish new shoe shop in Saint Germain, an organic restaurant at Galeries Lafayette, and more.
Thomas Dutronc

Evenings Out in Paris: Thomas Dutronc at the Casino de Paris

Gallic guitarist Thomas Dutronc may be a “fils de” (the “son of” a public figure) – his mother is glamorous ‘60s chanteuse Françoise Hardy, and his father actor/singer-songwriter Jacques Dutronc – but Thomas has stepped out of his parents’ shadows to carve out a name...

Eric Leblanc, Staffeur-Stucateur

When it came to restoring the gloriously Baroque moldings in the chapel of the Château de Plessis-Blutière in Anjou, the experts turned to plâtrier, staffeur and stucateur Eric Leblanc. As a young Compagnon du...

Francophiles, get your French TV fix!

For the Francophiles who can’t get enough of French films and shows, Sling TV has just launched a new channel: TV5MondeUSA! With hundreds of hours of French programming at your fingertips, TV5USA offers the ability...
Yves Saint Laurent: Icons Of Fashion Design and Photography

Book Review: Yves Saint Laurent, Icons Of Fashion Design and Photography

This is a gorgeous homage to the uncrowned king of haute couture. Originally published in 1988, this new reprint traces the success of Saint Laurent’s haute couture and ready-to-wear designs from 1962 to 1988...