The American Library in Paris Gala Hosts Salman Rushdie

Members and friends of the American Library in Paris gathered for the 2018 Gala Dinner featuring award-winning author and literary luminary Salman Rushdie. This special evening, held at the Westin Paris-Vendome, is the primary...

French American Business Awards Highlight French-American Partnerships

In San Francisco at the French American Business Awards (FABA), the partnership between France and America showed a strong, inspiring way forward for all economic leaders. In fact, Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens, Consul General of France in...

Bread Legacy: San Francisco Sourdough and French Baguette

Local lactic acid bacteria fermenting in the dough starter is what makes San Francisco’s sourdough bread particularly sour. The French baguette uses the newer method of baker’s yeast for leavening which allowed creation of...

Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles to Host Renowned Chef Jean-François Piège

A unique culinary event designed for Francophiles and foodies will take place when Chef Wolfgang Puck welcomes visiting top toque and Michelin two-star French chef Jean-François Piège to his signature restaurant Wolfgang Puck at...

After Tomorrow with the French Consulate in San Francisco

What are you doing after tomorrow? It’s a simple enough question. Unless it’s being asked as part of After Tomorrow 2018+, an extensive, nine month-long series of events that explore the intertwined influence of art,...

COLCOA French Film Festival 2018: The Year of the Woman

The COLCOA French Film Festival 2018 highlights its 22nd year with a line-up reflecting the impact of the #MeToo Movement, and a focus on women and their contribution to film.  “Through its different competitions, we are...

French Artist JR Captures the Faces of San Francisco

From early Indian settlements to the gold rush of high tech, San Francisco continues to attract writers and artists who tell its story through the faces of its citizens. Until February 11, 2018, French...

The Carrefours of France in San Francisco: The City Rooftops

The grey slate and zinc rooftops of Paris are being considered for status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The application was presented in 2015, and the decision should be made in 2019, after...

Double the Fun in the Two Charentes

If you’re seeking la France profonde, with great weather, endless sandy beaches, and plenty for history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts alike, you need look no further than Charente and Charente-Maritime, says Guy Hibbert. Having owned...

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor at The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena

This fall, the Norton Simon Museum presents “Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor”. Edgar Degas, renowned for his impressionist paintings, was also a groundbreaking sculptor. He enjoyed capturing female dancers and experimented with unusual angles...