• Metro Poster of 20 years Les Acquisitions du Musée du Quai Branly
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    Musée du Quai Branly – Timely Exhibition Opens

    Musée du Quai Branly is free to visitors until October 11 in memory of Jacques Chirac. A timely exhibition of the acquisitions over the past 20 years opened September 24, two days before former President Chirac passed away. In 1990 while still mayor of Paris, Mr. Chirac wanted to highlight the African Arts. When he became president in 1995, the Louvre was his target for the collections from two other Paris museums: Musée de l’Homme and the national museum Musée national des Arts d’Afrique et d’Océanie. Employees of the Musée de l’Homme went on strike in 1999 against the closure. The Musée des Arts d’Afrique et d’Océanie closed in 2003.…

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    French Cinéphiles … Lost in Frenchlation April 2018

    Here is the Lost in Frenchlation program for April 2018 - French films with English subtitles ... Experience French culture and have a social event with Matt and Manon. Upcoming events March 31 and April's cinema menu: - La Fête est Finie Saturday, March 31 at 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Luminor Hôtel de Ville, 20 rue du Temple, 75004 Paris, France. directed by Marie Garel-Weiss Screening starts at 4:30pm followed by drinks from 6pm - Eva by Benoît Jacquot. With Isabelle Huppert, Gaspard Ulliel. Friday 6 April at Studio 28. Cocktail from 8pm, screening at 9pm. SCREENING ON A SUNDAY

  • Movie poster of Le Dernier Metro Lost in Frenchlation August 18
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    “Le Dernier Metro” Lost in Frenchlation Outdoors

    Go retro Friday, August 18, free movie Jardin de la Folie Titon (28 Rue Chanzy, 75011) for the 10th annual film festival “La Chaise et l’Écran” – think drive in … French movie with English subtitles – outdoors. Below is more information from Lost in Frenchlation about « Le Dernier Métro » (1980) by François Truffaut (which won 10 César awards!) with Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu. “Le Dernier Metro” is preceded by two short films. During the year, Lost in Frenchlation provides English subtitles for select current French films. From The Lost in Frenchlation team: “Lost in Frenchlation is thrilled to be working together with La Mairie du 11ème for the second year…

  • Cartoon from Frantastique a fun, humorous learning tool with animations and quizzes
    Book Reviews,  Language,  Life in Paris & France

    Learning French-Babes to Adults

    Learning French comes in a variety of ways. From interactive toys to online lessons to French theatre with English surtitles to language speed speaking to traditional one-on-one lessons or studying abroad. The list keeps growing to fit your convenience. Some ideas from the past for young ages like the P’tit nours bears have given way to Snow & Stella, Lily Lapin, a friend of Pierre Lapin’s, and the very popular ChiChi Love, the showstar Chihuahua. Two large toy stores in Paris stock and innumerable quantity of French and bi-lingual toys and animals. Adults over 15 need not worry because fun is in store for you! Frantastique, a humorous online learning…

  • Even the kids get into the cooking class action http://paris.tastefestivals.com/animations/ Taste of Paris Grand Palais
    Children and Teens,  Children French Activities,  Language

    Children Activities in French in Paris

    Many expatriates with children/nieces/nephews/grandchildren live in Paris either long or short term. At an activity I attended the other day, a mother asked me: " How do I find things for my children to do, work on their French language and have fun in Paris?" The more I searched, the more I kept finding more information. I knew I had some things on my website, but the amount of information keeps growing. I knew of Que Faire à Paris, and then I found out about.... Read more

  • Two euro book of short stories by Guy de Maupassant
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    Paris Fashion – Read a Book

    Want to read a French book? Don't want to spend a fortune if the exchange rate goes bad? Buy a two euro book. All Parisians read a book. Ride the Paris metro and look at what people are holding in their hands: A book.... "Boule de Suif" is a book of short stories by Guy de Maupassant that began my two euro addiction. I skipped looking up the adjectives because I understood the gist of the stories. Each of the stories is about a woman....