Letter from Montreal

November 12, 2014 | By Paris Update | Farther Afield

French Invade Other Side of Pond Fred Fresh singing “Y’a Trop de Français sur le Plateau.” Eastern seaboarders who need a Gallic fix of the celluloid kind and can’t make a trip to France will want to check out Cinemania, … Read More

Brittany: Art in the Chapels

July 22, 2013 | By Claudia Barbieri | Farther Afield

Contemporary Religious Art: Blasphemy or Blessing? The Chapelle St Gildas in Bieuzy-les-Eaux. If Puff the Magic Dragon ever joined the cast of “Sesame Street,” he might look like the mop-headed multipede by the artist Virginie Barré in the Chapel of … Read More

Requins: L’Expo-Sensation

July 2, 2013 | By Heidi Ellison | Farther Afield

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Shark? A blacktip reef shark. Photo: T. Ameller. Musée Océanographic de Monaco. Sharks have a seriously bad rep, but just because they chomp on an occasional surfer doesn’t mean that they are truly vicious … Read More