Tag Archives: Isère

European wheelchair basketball cup comes to Grenoble

Photo: mvongrue

Gillian Gover tells us about the benefits of Gières basketball club, which is bringing the European wheelchair basketball cup to the Grenoble area this March.

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VSArt – calling for creative volunteers in Grenoble and the Isère

VSArt in action

Meredith Charreyron explains how you can help VSArt, a French volunteer association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people. Continue reading VSArt – calling for creative volunteers in Grenoble and the Isère

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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France Etats-Unis – fostering social exchange in Grenoble

'Raquette nocturne' with Association France Etats-Unis

April Buchanan of Association France Etats-Uni talks to Grenoble Life about getting together with the “internationally-minded” for picnics, museum visits and full-moon raquette nocturne. Continue reading France Etats-Unis – fostering social exchange in Grenoble

Brocante des quais du Vieux Grenoble

Prakhar Amba, Grenoble Life’s very own photographer-flâneur, strolls the stalls of the Brocante des quais du Vieux Grenoble, June 13. Here are his photos and impressions. Continue reading Brocante des quais du Vieux Grenoble

What do YOU love about Grenoble?

Gratin dauphinois. Photo: Marylise Doctrinal

It’s a no-brainer really. Grenoble Life wants your comments about favourite things to see, do, eat and drink in Grenoble and its surroundings. Continue reading What do YOU love about Grenoble?

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

Calling all cinephiles: film festivals & art house cinemas in Grenoble

Film Projector Lens. Photo: Daniel Leininger

Are you a film buff? Know your Nouvelle Vague from your Cinéma Vérité? Grenoble has a wealth of cinemas and film festivals to cater for all movie tastes. Grenoble Life’s Camille Bromley investigates. 

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Video diary: A visit to the Chartreuse

 

Saint Hugues Church, Chartreuse
Saint Hugues Church, Chartreuse

 Cynthia Caughey is author of The Video Diary of an American in France – her adventures as an American woman starting life over at 50 in the French Alps … with videos, photos, regional recipes, travel tips, and a few laughs about adjusting to life in France. She has kindly agreed to share this video about a visit to the Chartreuse. Continue reading Video diary: A visit to the Chartreuse

CAPTIV Magazine: a house in harmony with nature

Bioclimatic house, Isère. Photo: Christian Pedrotti
Bioclimatic house, Isère. Photo: Christian Pedrotti

Home to painter-sculptor Bernard Roudet, this stunning bioclimatic house nestled in the hills between Vinay and Tullins faces the Vercors mountain range. Built in wood in the 1980s by architect Jean-Pierre Mercier, this energy-efficient home dominates the Isère valley. Find out more on www.captiv-magazine.fr Continue reading CAPTIV Magazine: a house in harmony with nature