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The playwright Samuel Barclay Beckett was born in Ireland in Dublin on April 13th, 1906. He was to spend most of his life in...

How do you pick a favorite street in Paris when the never ending maze of cobblestone streets are filled with amazing architecture, historic tales...

In a must-see exhibition in Paris, the Conciergerie shines the spotlight on how the image of Marie-Antoinette evolved, as time passed and revolutionary zeal...

Under Occupation: A Novel is the fifteenth in Alan Furst’s series of espionage thrillers, all set in Europe between the years of 1933 and...

An unexpected bonus of Haussmann's grand plan to modernize Paris with grands boulevards and wide streets were the little alleyways that were left behind,...

On the 101st anniversary of the Armistice, two French films that chronicle the immediate aftermath of the First World War come to mind. Life...

So you've seen the Sacré-Cœur, taken the obligatory selfie at the candy-pink façade of the Maison Rose, and ambled among the artists and caricaturists...

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Here you can learn about Paris and its history, art and culture. This is also the place to gain an insight into the French language and find information on educational courses.