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‘Is It Running?’ – Grenoble via Brazil, Angola and Iran

A detail from the ‘Is It Running?’ poster

We talk to Laura Mollica, the Brazilian filmmaker behind ‘Is It Running?’, a moving documentary about Grenoble from the perspective of students from a variety of backgrounds, from Iran to Angola. Continue reading ‘Is It Running?’ – Grenoble via Brazil, Angola and Iran

Robin Hood – a pantomime in Grenoble

Robin Hood - a pantomime. A detail from this year's poster.

As the Junior High students at Cité Scolaire Internationale start rehearsals for the annual pantomime, Grenoble Life catches up with some of the cast.

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Grenoble Life meets Grenoble Daily Photo

Grenoble Life’s James Dalrymple talks to blogger-photographer extraordinaire Gaëlle Brunet about Grenoble Daily Photo, music photography and her upcoming exhibition at Musée Dauphinois. Continue reading Grenoble Life meets Grenoble Daily Photo

Introducing … Garvin

Garvin on the sofa

Grenoble Life talks to Garvin, Grenoble’s premier Franco-Welsh-Scots rock band, about their musical background and development as a band; and streams two of their songs especially for you! Continue reading Introducing … Garvin

My fruitless efforts to change national education

Classroom. Photo: sfar

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.  In this explosive article for Grenoble Life, he describes his career-long efforts to change the education system in France. Continue reading My fruitless efforts to change national education

Chaissac at the Musée de Grenoble

 
Musée de Grenoble
Musée de Grenoble

The colors of Gaston Chaissac are brightening up the winter season here in Grenoble with the current exhibition at the Musée de Grenoble, Gaston Chaissac: poète rustique et peintre moderne. Camille Bromley of Grenoble Life explains. Continue reading Chaissac at the Musée de Grenoble

Art and music for all – an interview with VSArt’s Meredith Charreyron

 

VSArt Floral Workshop, June 2009, LFPA résidence Notre Dame, Grenoble
VSArt Floral Workshop, June 2009, LFPA résidence Notre Dame, Grenoble

Meredith Charreyron set up the Grenoble chapter of VSArt, a large French volunteer association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people. She talks to Grenoble Life about VSArt’s activities, her background, and opportunities to participate as a volunteer in the city. Continue reading Art and music for all – an interview with VSArt’s Meredith Charreyron

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

Bulletproof JFK – an interview with John Kenwright

photo credit: Olivier Humeau
photo: Olivier Humeau

Press play to listen to the Junior JFK track ‘Night and Day’ :

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John Kenwright is lead singer of popular Grenoble-based reggae band Junior JFK. James Dalrymple talks to him about his last album Bulletproof, his childhood deafness, his military upbringing in the UK and the Grenoble music scene. Continue reading Bulletproof JFK — an interview with John Kenwright