Tag Archives: American

Wing it Productions reveals all (or almost)

Wing It Productions logo

Grenoble Life talks to Hélène Perrin-Gouron, Vicki Bernard and Katie Coakley – aka Wing It Productions – a new English theatre group for secondary school pupils in and around Grenoble. Continue reading Wing it Productions reveals all (or almost)

Marraines de lait – breastfeeding support for new mothers

Breastfeeding baby. Photo by fikirbaz

Grenoble Life talks to Kelly Rigotti of Les Marraines de Lait – an Isère based association offering breasfeeding support – ahead of their meeting this Thursday. 

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Ode to Grenoble … a city in crisis?

Grenoble ... 'a rich intercultural nature'. Copyright Agence Prisme / Pierre Jayet

Mary Zaccai, international press officer at Grenoble Ecole de Management, hits back at the negative and sensationalist media coverage of recent events in Grenoble. Continue reading Ode to Grenoble … a city in crisis?

Grenoble Life meets Graines de Polyglottes

Graines de Polyglottes

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple chatted to Elisabeth Malandrino, Directrice at Graines de Polyglottes, a new language centre for children in the city. Continue reading Grenoble Life meets Graines de Polyglottes

‘L’art qui parle’: art as a therapeutic tool for cancer patients

L'art Qui Parle

Elizabeth Stone Matho is an American psychotherapist and art therapist with a private practice in Grenoble. She talks to Grenoble Life about an art therapy exhibit of the artwork of cancer patients she has organised for June 10–27. Continue reading ‘L’art qui parle’: art as a therapeutic tool for cancer patients

English Talk Radio – February 24

Microphone. Photo: hiddedevries

English Talk Radio is a talk show in English on 90.8 Radio Campus Grenoble. We talk about film, theatre, finance, restaurants, travel, and have a variety of topical guests. We are four presenters: Kristine Minski talks about finance, Christina Menez talks about China, Mary Zaccai talks about student issues, and Vivian Draper – animatrice/rédactrice – hosts the show. Every Sunday at 12.30pm, and every Wednesday at 7pm on 90.8, Radio Campus Grenoble and live on www.campusgrenoble.org – and also here on Grenoble Life. Continue reading English Talk Radio – February 24

Cafés and bars

Quatre cafés. Photo: designwallah

Gill Baconnier has lived in France for over twenty years – seven of them in Grenoble. A former feature writer for an English regional magazine, her articles about life in France can now be found at her blog French Windows. She has kindly agreed to share this article about French cafés and bars with Grenoble Life. Continue reading Cafés and bars

Learning English through drama at Stendhal

Looking For Sam, March 10-11, 2010

Caroline Schlenker instructs the acting class for students in the English department at Stendhal. She talks to Grenoble Life about staging plays with her students, teaching English through drama, and this year’s production, Looking For Sam, March 10-11. Continue reading Learning English through drama at Stendhal

Cité Scolaire Internationale’s Music Club

 

'my guitar'. Photo Chewy Chua
'my guitar'. Photo: Chewy Chua

Gregg West is an American history and geography teacher at Cité Scolaire Internationale. He also handles the school pantomime, organic gardening club, interpersonal communication classes, and music club, which he has written about here for Grenoble Life. Continue reading Cité Scolaire Internationale’s Music Club

VSArt – Creative volunteering in Grenoble

VSArt - Caring for the elderly. Photo: Borya
VSArt - working with the elderly. Photo: Borya

American opera singer Amelia Feuer describes how she became involved with VSArt in Grenoble, a large French volunteer association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people. Continue reading VSArt — Creative volunteering in Grenoble