Travel – France may open travel to vaccinated Americans early this summer, according to this France Today article.
The history of “La vache qui rit” is covered in this RFI article in English, with historical photos.
Fans of Gad Elmaleh will enjoy this videoon YouTube.
The Académie Française would prefer that French people stop using these 17 English words.
France-Amérique magazine is running a Mothers’ Day give-away of almost $2700 in prizes; for details visit here and share with your friends, if you like.
French Tacos – The New Yorker published a fascinating article about the unlikely rise of French tacos.
The hijab is discussed in this article, which includes input from several women.
France’s current lockdown is described in this article in English from France24 and in this article from the New York Times.
318 Profiles – The French government has put together a 450-page document (Portraits de France) that contains biographies of 318 French people representing diversity and importance to the history of France.
Building a mosque in France is covered in this New York Times article.
Choix de coeur: An official at the Académie Française recently gave a speech on how French is “un choix de coeur.”
Several YouTubers share their opinions on the positives and negatives of living in France (notes: 1) contains a bit of rough language, 2) the viewpoints are from youthful perspectives, and 3) contains ads.
Changes in the Latin Quarter, including gentrification and the closing of bookstores, are covered in this New York Times article.
Air France is opening seasonal direct flightsbetween Paris CDG and Denver.
In-Person, Conversation Française - TulsaAugust 14, 2021 at 10:00 am – 11:00 amTopeca Coffee, 507 S Boston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74103, USABonjour, tout le monde! We’ve returned to in-person conversations downtown at Topeca Coffee on Boston Avenue. Looking forward to seeing you every other Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm. À la prochaine!
In-Person, Conversation Française - TulsaAugust 28, 2021 at 10:00 am – 11:00 amTopeca Coffee, 507 S Boston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74103, USABonjour, tout le monde! We’ve returned to in-person conversations downtown at Topeca Coffee on Boston Avenue. Looking forward to seeing you every other Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm. À la prochaine!
FédérationAugust 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pmFédération des Alliances - Virtual ZOOM Demystifying the French panel discussion
LectureSeptember 7, 2021 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pmTo be determined, Tulsa, OKWe'll be getting together to discuss the book Le Chapeau de Mitterrand by Antoine Laurain, a romance novel which was selected as the Alliance Française USA's One Book, One Federation in 2016. Your $5 attendance fee will cover something yummy to enjoy...