Interviews

Interviews

PARIS NOIR SHORT TRAILER from joanne burke on Vimeo. David and Joanne Burke are an award-winning filmmaker/writer couple who moved to Paris in 1986 after establishing stellar careers in documentary film and television journalism in...

French Poet Jean-Luc Pouliquen Talks about President Georges Pompidou’s “Passion for Poetry” and the State of Poetry Today – Including his Own Translated into English by Beth S. Gersh-Nešić Bonjour Paris marked the 40th anniversary of the...

Craig Carlson is the founder/owner the Breakfast in America diners in Paris. Carlson first came to France in 1985 through a study abroad program, and fell instantly in love with the country. When he...

In the latest installment of our ongoing “Paris Expats Abroad” series, we interview author Anne-Gaëlle Huon, who writes novels in New York where she lives with her two sons. Check out our previous interviews...

Roni Beth Tower grew up in Akron, Ohio, majored in religion at Barnard College, earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Yale University, and did postdoctoral work in epidemiology and public health at...

Samuel Lerner, an accomplished jazz pianist based in Paris, has been musical for as long as he can remember. Lerner talks to Bonjour Paris about recording in New York City, performing in Paris, and...

American veterans in Paris, long been dominated by the World War II generation, have found a fresh new face to represent them as commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 605. Kristina Keenan,...

Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoit Nadeau are the award-winning authors of the international bestseller Sixty Million Frenchmen Can’t Be Wrong, as well as of The Story of French, The Story of Spanish and seven other books, as well as hundreds of articles. ...

David Downie is a native San Franciscan who moved to Paris in the mid-1980s and now divides his time between France and Italy. He is the author of over a dozen nonfiction books, two thrillers,...

If you love Paris, love reading mysteries, and are not yet acquainted with Hugo Marston—ex-FBI profiler; current head of security at the American Embassy in Paris; lover of books, good wine, good food, and...

In mid-July, world-famous dance company, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, brought its strength, spirit, and inimitable power to the city of Paris. The company performed at La Seine Musicale in Boulogne-Billancourt to delighted Parisian audiences....

This is the fourth in an exclusive series of illustrated “Parisians in Profile” about Parisians from all walks of life, created by journalist Emma Jacobs. Here we feature Ephigenie "Effie" Gomis, a dance instructor. Gomis lives on the edge...