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Our picks of the week
A very easy Croque-madame recipe in both French and English for a delicious bistrot-like meal.
Enjoy our library recommendation's new format. This week watch this short but très informative minute long video · Minute Médiathèque with our librarian, Renée Saito.
The Festival d'Avignon is one of the most important international events in the field of contemporary performing arts. Some of the shows are filmed and broadcast in their entirety on the video page of the Festival, in the “Direct / replay” section. From 23 to 31 October.
From Marie Antoinette to today’s haute couture, France has long ruled fashion. Joobin Bekhrad explores the reasons why, as a nation, it is the undisputed queen of style. For more fashion, see our events here.
The Palais Galliera preserves some of the richest collections in the world. Estimated today at nearly 200,000 works (clothing, accessories, photographs, drawings...), these collections reflect the codes of clothing in France from the 18th century to the present day, and are regularly the subject of numerous exhibitions in Paris, France and foreign countries. For more fashion, see our events here.
A voir / To See
Available in English et en français.
The Louis Vuitton Foundation shares their archives online, from past exhibitions to musical performances. En français.
Chateau Versailles is offering virtual tours covering history, fashion, and food. In English et en français.
Shares virtual tours of over 60 Musees, and their exhibits range from general virtual tours to specialty exhibits, like cats in art throughout history.
Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Visionary Architect. Drawings from the Bibliothèque nationale de France with an introduction by Colin Bailey and a tour of the exhibition. In English.
The official YouTube channel of France 2's series SECRETS D'HISTOIRE presented by Stéphane Bern. While it features many intriguing hour+ long specials, it also offers highlights and more en français.
The Making of Paris with Historian Russell Kelley, a 6 part recorded presentation. In English, 1 hour each. See the individual presentations here: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 5.2, and part 6.
A lire / To Read
Online book about designer Raf Simons' creative work for Christian Dior. En français.
Now you can have access to comic books online. En français.
Now you can listen to your favorite Tintin adventures! Includes adaptations of "Les Cigares du pharaon", "Le Lotus bleu", "Les 7 boules de cristal" et le "Temple du soleil". En français.
A manger / Eat
Wanting more French and food? Check out this online guide that also features recipes. En français.
Now you can find all of your favorite French recipes through this French Youtube channel that features most videos under 2 minutes. En français.
Wanting to travel but feel like you’re stuck on your couch? Travel France, Francophone locations, and the rest of the world through this French series. Featuring stunning episodes 1 hour 30 minutes long. En français
Seulement 800 personnes vivent à l’année sur l’île d’Ouessant, en Bretagne. Nicole Ferroni et Raphaël de Casabianca partent à la découverte de l’île et de ses habitants. En français.
Partez à la découverte d’Argelès-sur-Mer, une petite ville française de 10 000 habitants située dans le département des Pyrénées-Orientales, en région Occitanie. Avec le blogueur voyage Bruno Maltor. En français
A la mode/ Fashion
Need easy access to the latest fashion shows/défilés? Check out the reviews and lookbooks directly from Vogue. Articles en français.
Get exclusive access to the backstage collection with Loic Prigent's most recent, mais non! sur Youtube, Fr/En and subtitles, each episode about 20/25 min. For English please choose Closed Captioning.