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Art Paris: The Vibrant Highlight of Paris Art week

Art Paris is a contemporary and emerging art fair now in its 16th edition, the highlight of the electric Paris Art Week. During the inauguration on March 30, President Hollande appeared engaged and animated...
Pauline Carmona

Pauline Carmona, SF’s Consul General of France, Honoured on International Women’s Day

For over 100 years, International Women's Day (IWD) events have celebrated the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. This year, Alliance Française of San Francisco (AFSF) is taking the lead in the Bay...
COLCOA French Film Festival

COLCOA French Film Festival Celebrates 20 Years in L.A.

One of the preeminent French cultural events in the U.S. and the largest French Film Festival worldwide, COLCOA French Film Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary in the theaters of the Directors Guild of America,...

Valentine’s Day at the Moulin Rouge

Even before the Moulin Rouge’s theatre lights are dimmed and the curtain is raised, you know you’ve set foot in a maison drenched in history, a Parisian icon. The world-famous cabaret’s current show, Féerie,...

Top Ski Destinations: Courchevel, Gateway to the Trois Vallées

No longer just a playground for moneyed holidaymakers, the Alpine ski resort of Courchevel is returning bigger and better this season, offering top attractions on-and-off the slopes, alongside unrivalled dining and lodging options to...

See Cats, the Beloved Musical, in Paris

This long-awaited Paris run comes hot on the heels of a recent, triumphant revival in the UK.
Fécos during one of the Carnaval’s afternoon parades

Top French Festivals: Carnaval de Limoux

Mark your calendars for this Occitan celebration in the sunny region of Languedoc-Roussillon.
Martin Parr in Evian

The Buzz in Evian: Life’s a Beach by Photographer Martin Parr

Acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr has zoomed in once again on his perennial theme of ‘beach life’, which he’s been documenting for decades, though this time his work appears in a town without a...

Nights out in Paris: AMT Live! Musical Theatre Open Mic

The Franco-American theatre company AMT Live!, who are perhaps best known for mounting the French capital’s first ‘off-Broadway’-style productions, host this monthly musical theatre open mic night, which gives the city’s ‘show tune’ fans...

Lyon’s Fête des Lumières to be Transformed into Candlelight Vigil

One of the highlights of the calendar in Lyon is the annual Fête des Lumières, or Festival of Lights. For this four-day event in December, the city becomes an open-air canvas with over 70...
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