Category Archives: Entertainment

Summer Night Magic: Light Shows in Strasbourg

A perfect August night in Strasbourg follows an almost unbearably hot, sunny day because when the sun goes down, a fresh breeze arises to cool the heavy air, and the streets come to life with both tourists and residents looking for … Continue reading

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Rendez-vous Place Stanislas: Summer Nights in Nancy

Hot summer afternoons are keeping us confined indoors or at swimming pools during the day, but when the sun disappears well after 9pm, town squares and other attractions come to life as the French venture outside for some fresh air. In … Continue reading

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Discovering the Fête de la Musique

As late the first week of June, I was starting to think that summer would never come to Alsace. Gray skies and constant rain were starting to take a toll on everyone’s mood. So last Friday, after a week or … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway: Versailles

Nothing is more appropriate at the Palace of Versailles than the inscription atop the left wing of the castle: “A toutes les gloires de France– To all the glories of France.” When you read it and then turn around to … Continue reading

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Carnaval in Strasbourg!

Back to blogging after a few busy weeks (including a little visit to the dentist which was highly amusing in French- more on that later)!

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Meeting Jean Dujardin

Jean Dujardin came to Strasbourg on Wednesday to promote his new film Mobius; he participated in a question-and-answer session with the audience and signed autographs. The 2012 Academy Award winner for Best Actor was joined by fellow Mobius actress Cecile … Continue reading

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Basketball in French

If you want to find Americans in Strasbourg, just go to a basketball game. Last Friday, I went to the Strasbourg IG (SIG) vs. Nancy professional basketball game in Strasbourg. Not surprisingly, 10 out of the 21 players for Strasbourg … Continue reading

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