May 2010 - American Students “Ain't Misbehavin'” in Seine-Saint-Denis
In April, a group of students from the McDonogh 35 College Preparatory High School of New Orleans gave a sparkling performance of the musical Ain't Misbehavin' during the Banlieues Blues festival. After the event, we met with Troy Poplous, the director of the show, and learned about the behind-the-scenes French-American cooperation that got these kids to the stage in France. Read our report in this month's Paris Insights.
Vegetarian restaurants are a rarity in Paris, and there are even fewer that serve really great cuisine. We recently dined at the Gentle Gourmet Bed and Breakfast and were regaled with delicious food. Read our review in Le Bon Goût.
Scott Joplin's dream of getting recognition as a classical composer, as well as a composer of ragtime, has been fulfilled. His opera Treemonisha, recently performed at the Théâtre du Châtelet, featured American stars, as well as other stars from the Anglophone world. Read about the event in this month's Paris, Past and Present.
Paris Panorama Newsletters for 2010
- December 2010 - Marrons Glacés – A Sweet Confection for the Holiday Season
- November 2010 - Nadar: From High School Dropout to Iconic Photographer
- October 2010 - A Masterpiece of Modern Architecture
- September 2010 - Another Jewish Paris
- August 2010 - An Interview with Dante James
- July 2010 - A Visit to an Herb Shop
- June 2010 - Le Lapin Agile: A Cabaret for Traditional French Songs
- May 2010 - American Students “Ain't Misbehavin'” in Seine-Saint-Denis
- April 2010 - Spoken Word in Paris
- March 2010 - Clocks and Clock Faces - Paris-style
- February 2010 - A Taste for Truffles
- January 2010 - Julhès - A Parisian Food Emporium