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Friday Finds 6

Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court – This exhibit of stunning gilt porcelain is at New York’s Frick Collection until February 19, 2017. Gouthière (1732–1813) worked for Louis XV and Louis XVI as a master ciseleur–doreur (chaser-gilder). His works commissioned and collected … Continue reading

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Briser la glace

La glace (lah glas) means several diverse things: ice cream, ice, and a mirror. Briser  (bree-zay) means to break. Recently, I read a great story on My Little Paris. Apparently, Alfred Jarry , a symbolist writer from the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Les Parisiens: ce qu’ils disent, ce qu’ils font, ce qu’ils pensent

For the past few years, reading My Little Paris has been an important way for me to learn about what’s going on in Paris and to keep up with more current vocab. I learn something new with every post. Kanako … Continue reading

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Un Branché

I’ve mentioned in the past how much I enjoy and benefit from the website My Little Paris. Now they have added My Little Video. Five days a week, they bring me a short film of two or three minutes – … Continue reading

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Haut de gamme

One of my favorite sources for the inside scoop on all that’s going on in Paris is My Little Paris. Today they had a great new story about Play Me, I’m Yours. As I told you, June 21 is La … Continue reading

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Tomber sur le paletot de quelqu’un

French teachers need to learn new vocabulary too. My favorite French language website is My Little Paris. In addition to lots of branché information about the City of Light, there are editions that focus on France’s other big cities – … Continue reading

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