Tag Archives: artists

Celtic Connection St Patrick’s Day Celebration 2014

Live music on St Patricks Day
Traditional Irish music live – Flynn Band at St Patricks Day festivities 2013

Caroline West of Celtic Connection gives us the lowdown on this year’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations and a timely reminder of the association’s activities throughout the year. Continue reading Celtic Connection St Patrick’s Day Celebration 2014

VSArt looking for artists, musicians, volunteers

A VSArt essential oils workshop

VSArt, an association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people, is looking for artists and musicians or just “folks with a big heart, some spoken French and a little time to devote to others, occasionally.” Meredith Charreyron explains. Continue reading VSArt looking for artists, musicians, volunteers

iTU Espace Design – fair trade flair from Southern Africa

iTU Espace Design interior

We talk to Charlotte Felix-Faure of iTU Espace Design, a new fair-trade boutique in Grenoble showcasing the creations of Southern African artists and artisans. Continue reading iTU Espace Design — fair trade flair from Southern Africa

‘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

‘Mutations’ – an interview with Mary Veale

Mary Veale, "Borders, technique", 2007. Cast glass/tissue. Photo: Jean Pierre Angei

Mary Veale is an Irish artist based in Grenoble. She talks to Grenoble Life’s James Dalrymple about her new exhibition Mutations. Continue reading ‘Mutations’ – an interview with Mary Veale

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