Tag Archives: Music

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

6 games to improve your French in Grenoble

Dobble cards. photo: msaari

Géraldine is game-addict and founder of Comme une Française. She offers an insight on how games can improve your French, where to find them in Grenoble and where to play for free. Continue reading 6 games to improve your French in Grenoble

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

5 tips to help your kids integrate into their new French school

Salle de classe. Photo by letrusko

Just in time for la rentrée, French teacher Marie Verrey shares her top tips for newly arrived expats hoping to integrate their children into the French school system. Continue reading 5 tips to help your kids integrate into their new French school

From the Grenoble Life archives

What archives used to look like before the digital revolution. Photo by dolescum

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple delves into the archives to relive some of the highs and lows of the past few years online in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading From the Grenoble Life archives

The France Etats-Unis guide to ‘la rentrée’

September. Photo by rosemary

April Buchanan explains the concept of la rentrée for the uninitiated, and tells us all about France Etats-Unis Grenoble‘s activities coming up from September. Continue reading The France Etats-Unis guide to ‘la rentrée’

A-WA-KEN your senses to South African culture

The A-WA-KEN, South African Faction logo
Grenoble Life speaks to XiaXiahn Vaccalluzzo of the A-WA-KEN South African Faction, a new language and cultural exchange incorporating dance, music and art, and run by three generations of a Rainbow Nation family.

What is a student to do in Grenoble?

The London Pub. Photo: Guillaume Cattiaux

In the second part of her blog Footprints in Grenoble, American student Aleigha Page talks about French mealtime etiquette and her favourite establishments for desserts, coffee and people-watching. Continue reading What is a student to do in Grenoble?

Upstage 2011 – cast and crew profiles

The Upstage 2011 cast and crew

The cast and crew of Upstage – an English theatre group comprising students at Cité Internationale Europole in Grenoble – share their experiences as rehearsals gather pace for this year’s production: Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, Ste-Marie-d’en-Bas, March 15–19. Continue reading Upstage 2011 – cast and crew profiles

More Quality Time with Marianne Raynaud

“5 min TOPS”, Marianne’s podcasts available on iTunes

Marianne Raynaud of Grenoble-based Quality Time ESL gives us an update on her new English as a foreign language resources for the teachers and students. Continue reading More Quality Time with Marianne Raynaud