An exhibition on hyperrealism in France “Stronger than life”
French Quarter Magazine
by Laurence de Valmy
1w ago
Hyperrealism is an art movement that evolved from photorealism and consists of painting and sculpture resembling a high-resolution photo. A group exhibition with more than 20 artists will take place in Levallois-Perret, near Paris, from February 3rd to 25th. This generalist exhibition dedicated to Hyperrealism, a first for more than 20 years in France, presents a selection of some of the best European artists, painters, sculptors and draftsmen. More than 150 works will be exhibited in the magnificent Town hall of Levallois-Perret. This exhibition highlights the European dimension of this movem ..read more
Visit website
Best books to take with you on your next trip to Paris
French Quarter Magazine
by Lucy Sanders
2w ago
Do you have any fantastic books lined up for this vacation? We’ve got you covered, fortunately. The six best books to read while on vacation are listed below. Additionally, Shakespeare & Co., one of the most renowned bookshops in the world, is located in Paris. Photo Credit: Consuelo Borroni from Pexels 1.  The One Woman by Laura May The One Woman is the most recent LGBTQ+ book by writer Laura May. The life of graphic artist Julie and her relationship with Mark don’t stand out despite the use of a variety of perspectives. Until Ann shows up. Ann is a beautiful, wise, and alluring ..read more
Visit website
The artist Agathe Bouton is awarded the Betsy Meyer prize
French Quarter Magazine
by Laurence de Valmy
2w ago
Agathe Bouton is a French engraver who, after having traveled the world with her family, passing through Southeast Asia, the African continent and the Middle East, settled in Philadelphia in 2014.  Before this world tour, she studied fine arts in France at the Duperré School of Applied Arts where she specialized in the various techniques of printmaking and more particularly engraving.  Her work has been awarded several times and she recently received, in November 2022, the Betsy Meyer Prize for Contemporary Art. This award recognizes in particular her series, Burmese Days, of large w ..read more
Visit website
Christmas 2022: The Best French Cities to Enjoy the Holidays
French Quarter Magazine
by Jim Hughes
1M ago
Are you planning to spend Christmas in France? I’m sure you’ll love spending the holidays there! Christmas is one of the most festive holidays in France, yet people experience a peaceful atmosphere all over the country. A typical French Christmas celebration focuses more on families as they huddle around a fireplace, while kids leave their shoes for Santa to fill in with goodies and candies, instead of socks. You’ll find numerous Christmas activities all around the country. For instance, Christmas markets, where you can enjoy various holiday foods. You can also attend a mass at a local church ..read more
Visit website
La Diagonale des Fous or Grand Raid: Interview of Antoine Trépant
French Quarter Magazine
by Isabelle Vaurie
1M ago
A Franco-American participant, Antoine Trépant, 42, arrived from St Germain en Laye (right outside Paris) with his family to support him. But why this race instead of vacation in the Reunion? Photo Credit: Antoine et Ursula Trépant Before this ultra-trail, what was your sporting background?  I started in a very different sport with rowing, which allowed me to go to the United States and get into the University of San Diego, CA and with the  team, I won a silver medal at the national level in the USA. Then I tried triathlon and running. I participated in different marathons, 2h45 in m ..read more
Visit website
La Diagonale des Fous or Grand Raid: La Reunion Edition 2022, 30th Anniversary
French Quarter Magazine
by Isabelle Vaurie
1M ago
When you are in France, The Reunion Island, called Ile Bourbon until 1793, is associated with the best vanilla in the world, as it is where Edmond Albius discovered how to manually pollinate the orchids that give the vanilla pods, back in 1841. The Reunion is also home to Piton de la Fournaise, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, which enthusiasts regularly come to admire. And finally, the Reunion is above all the incredible success of what the French call “Living together”: here the ethnic crossbreeding and the mixture of different religions mean that communities as different as th ..read more
Visit website
Foodie’s Guide to the Best French Restaurants in Las Vegas
French Quarter Magazine
by Marie Samson
1M ago
French culture is where the modern restaurant emerged, and the French have elevated cuisine to fine art. We enjoy trying French cuisine served with aromatic wines and melting cheese in cafés, brasseries, or other temples of fine dining. Cassoulet, soupe a l’oignon, Bouillabaisse, boeuf Bourguignon, coq au vin, croissants, crème brulée, etc. Oh, là là! Talk French food to me! And with all the cultural differences between our nations, we all know that good food brings us closer. As a result, we would like to help you emerge into the French food culture in Sin City. Therefore, the foodie’s guide ..read more
Visit website
What To Know About France’s Beloved Pharmacies
French Quarter Magazine
by Luke Smith
2M ago
When people think about what they love about visiting France, there are some common themes. Food, culture, and style often crop up in these conversations. However, for those who have lived in France for a while, there can be some interesting alternative sources of positivity. Key among these are the pharmacies.  It may seem strange that pharmacies might be considered beloved by a nation. However, the status of pharmacies in France is reflective of the role they play in French society. They’re not the sterile outlets run by large corporations you might find in the U.S. Rather, pharmacies f ..read more
Visit website
An Interview with Beth Barbre, President & CEO of Nevada Ballet Theatre
French Quarter Magazine
by Isabelle Karamooz, Founder of FQM
2M ago
I was pleased to interview Beth Barbre, President & CEO of Nevada Ballet Theatre, who joined Nevada Ballet Theatre in 2006. One of the state’s largest non-profit performing arts organizations with a $5.5 million annual budget and affiliated school of almost 400 students, Beth leads and manages all aspects of the ballet company and has strengthened the company that helped pave the way for NBT’s status as Resident Ballet Company of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Beth Barbre, President & CEO of Nevada Ballet Theatre. Photo Credit: Virginia TrudeauNevada Ballet Theatre – Officia ..read more
Visit website
How to Vacation on a Budget
French Quarter Magazine
by Megan Isola
2M ago
Going on vacation is the perfect way to treat yourself. Unfortunately, vacations can be costly if you don’t plan or set a budget. Vacation on any budget can be possible, but it is always a good idea to plan accordingly no matter what your budget size is for your vacation. Luckily, you can find ways to save money on your vacation without compromising fun. Next time you plan your vacation, consider different ways to save on different aspects of your trip, including hotel costs, activities, and food. Here are a few tips to help you vacation on a budget. Photo Credit: ShutterstockTry a Staycation ..read more
Visit website

Follow French Quarter Magazine on Feedspot

Continue with Google
OR