France

Interesting French Guy Subject Of Athenaeum Salon

(2.28) Really interesting French guy. The Providence Athenaeum hosts Fashion Institute of Technology Museum Director Valerie Steele for “Octave Uzanne: La Mode Femme in Fin-de-Siècle Paris.” Octave Uzanne (1851-1931) was a French writer and bibliophile, who is known today (if at all) primarily as the creator of luxurious illustrated books. Yet he was a strange

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But That Is My Singing Voice, That’s How I’m Going To Sing

The 2011 French Film Festival, presented by Brown University, is under way at the Cable Car Cinema. All films are presented in French with English subtitles. Seen here is Gainsbourg, vie héroïque (Tuesday at 9pm). Part bio-pic, part fantasy, Joann Sfar mixes facts and self-generated legends to retrace the life of French singer-songwriter and agent

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