Decoding Maurice Ravel, the Man Behind Bolero, Episode 491

Annie Sargent and Elyse Rivin: Decoding Maurice Ravel: The Man Behind Boléro Episode

Discover the extraordinary world of Maurice Ravel, one of France's esteemed composers. Delve into his life, legacy, and iconic compositions like Bolero.

Exploring the Life and Art of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Episode 486

Annie Sargent and Elyse Rivin: Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun Episode

Dive into Elizabeth Vigée Le Brun’s life, an artist who painted Marie Antoinette and challenged 18th-century art norms. A tale of talent, resilience, and revolution.

Contemporary French Novels: A Literary Journey, Episode 469

Contemporary French Novels episode with Annie Sargent and Elyse Rivin

Dive into the captivating world of Contemporary French Novels in this episode of the podcast. Experience the joy of revisiting France through literature, exploring everything from historical narratives to thrilling mysteries.

D'Artagnan: the Man and the Legend, Episode 463

D'Artagnan and the Musketeers

Discover the real-life D'Artagnan, from his early years in Gascony to his service under Louis XIV. One for All, All for One Musketeers!

France for Bookworms, Episode 455

Photo of French books: Paris for Bookworms episode

France for Bookworms: Explore legendary bookstores, vibrant festivals, quaint book villages, and uncover France's enduring love for books!

Why Life in France Is Wonderful, Episode 451

Woman and girl sitting on a park bench and conversing happily: Why life in France is wonderful episode

Discover why life in France is wonderful in this insightful episode. Explore diverse topics like French cuisine, healthcare, landscapes, work-life balance, and art scene. A must-listen for anyone captivated by the charm of France.

Coming Up in Paris in 2023, Episode 429

ouvre Museum: Coming Up in Paris in 2023 episode

Events coming up in Paris in 2023. Don't miss out on the best temporary expos in Paris just because you didn't know about them!

Introduction to Victor Hugo, Episode 404

Portrait of Victor Hugo: an Introduction to Victor Hugo episode

How much do you know about Victor Hugo other than he wrote Les Mis? In this episode you'll get to know this fascinating French author better. And who knows? You might even be inspired to read some of his work!

Rosa Bonheur, the Artist Who Wore Pants, Episode 396

The Horsefair painting by Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur was the artist who dared wear pants when it wasn't proper for a woman to do so. Her life and work are amazing!

A Brief History of the Chemin de Compostelle, Episode 390

The Church of the Virgin in Le Puy en Velay: Chemin de Compostelle episode

How much do you know about the Chemin de Compostelle aka Camino? Have you walked it? Walking the way of Saint James is more and more popular as more and more people turn to active vacations in France.