Category Archives: Life & Culture

Introducing … Bienvenue Grenoble

Bienvenue Grenoble

We talk to Bienvenue Grenoble, a new organisation that offers a range of activities aimed at helping newcomers feel welcome in Grenoble. Continue reading Introducing … Bienvenue Grenoble

The opening thoughts of a future Erasmus student

Michael Hansford in action. Photo: Abbie Felton (http://feltonsfotos.weebly.com)

Erasmus student Michael Hansford anticipates life in the Capital of the Alps, where he will be studying at Université Pierre Mendes France and playing for the Centaures de Grenoble American football team.  Continue reading The opening thoughts of a future Erasmus student

Experience Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in Grenoble

photo by milopeng

Year abroad student and yoga teacher Liam Lewis shares his views on Grenoble’s sporting culture and invites you to join him for a session of Ashtanga Vinyasa. Read on to find out more!

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Upstage 2013 presents ‘Black Comedy’ and ‘Rêverie’

Black Comedy flyer

We talk to David Simpson and Julie Valade of Upstage about the upcoming production of Black Comedy and a one-off performance of Rêverie. The Life and Loves of Claude Debussy. Continue reading Upstage 2013 presents ‘Black Comedy’ and ‘Rêverie’

Europole CSI Panto presents … Cinderella

Cindarella poster (detail)

Mandy Besson shares news of Cité Scolaire Internationale’s annual pantomime production, this year to be Cinderella.  Continue reading Europole CSI Panto presents … Cinderella

Grenoble, Un climat à part – interview with Guilhem Martin

Grenoble in Winter seen from the Moucherotte. Photo © Michel Giordani

We meet Guilhem Martin, author of Grenoble, Un climat à part, a new book detailing his passionate observations of extraordinary weather phenomena in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading Grenoble, Un climat à part — interview with Guilhem Martin

Vivre l’Eau – swimming pool activities for families

Vivre l’Eau activities for parents and young children

Association Vivre l’Eau invites Grenoble Life readers to join their swimming pool activities for parents of babies and young children. Ivana Orlitova tells all.

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New traditions at France Etats-Unis Grenoble

A France Etats-Unis get-together

April Buchanan shares news on upcoming activities hosted by France Etats-Unis Grenoble, the city’s premier group dedicated to Franco-American friendship. Continue reading New traditions at France Etats-Unis Grenoble

Register now for September auditions with Wing It and Floodlight

Auditions now for Wing It & Floodlight

Grenoble-based youth theatre Wing It and sister organisation Floodlight are currently casting for their upcoming English-language productions. Hélène, Vicki and Katie tell us more. Continue reading Register now for September auditions with Wing It and Floodlight