Gilles Marini Dances the Rumba for America

The French actor Gilles Marini is still in the game-and the dance

Alain Mabanckou

The Music of Words

A Conversation with Sophie Marceau

An icon of modern French cinema.

Alain Souchon

Jamais Content After All These Years

The Galloping Gardener

French landscape designer Louis Benech's enthusiasm for gardens is boundless

Presidential Desserts

Cooking for your own family and friends can be intimidating-can you imagine having to do it for the presidential family? When you meet Roland Mesnier, pastry chef at the White House for more than 25 years, he makes it sound as easy as...well, pie.

The Zen of Julie Delpy

Raised in Paris by theater actors, Julie Delpy followed the family tradition in her own way

Amadou and Mariam

The world music duo from Mali is already topping the charts in Europe. Now the couple is set to conquer the United States.