French Culture Guide

French Culture in New York, with a Touch of Paris

An Interview with E.E. Liberty

An Interview with E.E. Liberty

New York Francophiles with a penchant for spy novels should all know about E.E. Liberty. The author’s new book, Aquarius, centers on a French female secret agent, and hits shelves at Saint Mark’s Books after January 1, 2013.

Dec 07, 2012 by
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Warm Weather Francophone Getaways

Warm Weather Francophone Getaways

As the winter holidays approach, it’s time to start thinking about where New York Francophiles will escape to for those cold-weather holidays.

Nov 30, 2012 by
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“Elza” Premieres in the U.S.

“Elza” Premieres in the U.S.

Guadeloupean film Elza will premiere in the U.S. this Friday, November 30. The winner of Best Narrative Feature at the Roxbury International Film Festival was based on the true autobiography of the filmmaker, writer and director Mariette Monpierre.

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Champagne and French Cinema

Champagne and French Cinema

The “In French with English Subtitles” Film Festival 2012 will be held this year on November 30 at Florence Gould Hall . Come and join Gad Elmaleh, Roschdy Zem, Manu Payet, Géraldine Nakache, and other celebrities of the French silver screen for screenings, a glass of champagne, and a Q&A hosted by Jerry Carlson.

Nov 21, 2012 by
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Paris, Ohio

Paris, Ohio

Few places in America hold original names. It’s an inevitable part of being a country with such a strong colonial history.

Nov 21, 2012 by
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A Provençal Thanksgiving

A Provençal Thanksgiving

Stranded in the city for Thanksgiving? Not in the mood to spend all day next Thursday defrosting a turkey? Pas de problème! Provence en Boite will be open and operating this November 22.

Nov 17, 2012 by
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Stuffing à la Quebécoise

Stuffing à la Quebécoise

Before writing this article, I scoured the web for French-style alternatives to your traditional Thanksgiving Day turkey. But really, when you think about it, there is no alternative. The idea of serving anything other than turkey for Thanksgiving dinner is downright blasphemous, n’est-ce pas?

Nov 16, 2012 by
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France pushes to arm Syria’s rebels

France pushes to arm Syria’s rebels

Recent events in Syria have mirrored the Libyan Revolution, and now French officials are considering taking physical action to support forces rebelling against dictator Bashar al-Assad.

Nov 16, 2012 by
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Cook and Go in the Meatpacking District

Cook and Go in the Meatpacking District

Cook & Go is a culinary workshop in the Meatpacking Discrict with the objective of encouraging Americans to learn advanced cooking techniques through simple recipes at affordable prices.

Nov 16, 2012 by
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Eating for Pleasure, Eating for Health

Eating for Pleasure, Eating for Health

The International Culinary Center in Manhattan will host “Eating for Pleasure, Eating for Health: French and American perspectives on teaching children about food,” on November 26, 2012 at their SoHo location.

Nov 16, 2012 by
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