Happy Bastille Day Los Angeles!


“Bastille Day is the name given in English-speaking countries to the FrenchNational Day, which is celebrated on  July  14 each year. In France, it is formally called Fête Nationale (French pronunciation: ​[fɛːt nasjɔˈnal]; The National Celebration) and commonly Le quatorze Juillet (French pronunciation: ​[lə.ka.tɔʁz.ʒɥiˈjɛ]; the fourteenth of July).!!! ”   … Continue reading Happy Bastille Day Los Angeles!

Highlights in Pictures of Bastille Day Los Angeles Festival


On Sunday, July 14, 2013, from noon to dusk, Angelenos celebrated the true spirit of Bastille Day all over Los Angeles!!!  Bastille Day is France’s annual tribute to the storming of the Bastille prison on  July 14, 1789, that helped spark the French Revolution. Now in its 12th  year the Bastille Day Los Angeles Festival produced by Pascale Fortunat’s  Passions Productions under the auspices of the French Consulate of France in LA, many sponsors as well as awesome vendors from Crêpes Xpress Café, Tartine O’ Chocolat to specialty items from XX Xcessory Xtras to name just a few. Each year this festival attracts thousands … Continue reading Highlights in Pictures of Bastille Day Los Angeles Festival

Ooh la L.A!


Ooh La LA !  A  French  Los Angeles music event featuring contemporary “cutting edge” artists and their music: from “hard-hitting electro to world & folk” created by French music artistic director Sylvain Taillet , Ooh La LA  is produced in partnership with Goldenvoice, the creators of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival and All Points West.It takes place on three consecutive nights hence the  word  “festival” : September 29, 30th and October 1rst at El Rey Theater. What’s in store this year?  Nouvelle Vague, Tinariwen, Birdy Nam Nam…Well, I do love world music and I must admit  DJ Cam reminiscent of … Continue reading Ooh la L.A!

Los Angeles Epicurean Festival


On Sunday, August 28, 2011, the Los Angeles Epicurean Festival at Sofitel LA will bring together culinary specialties and extraordinary wines & spirits, under one roof in a casual setting. Products that usually are only available to Chefs are being offered at the Festival. Attendees will be able to pair and compare, taste and take home their favorite selections. Food demonstrations will be available every hour conducted by: Keizo Ishiba – K-Zo JF Meteigner – La Cachette Bistro Sebastien Archambault – l’Epicerie Josiah Citrin – Melisse Neal Fraser – BLD There will be mixeology classes, oenologists are standing by to explain how to … Continue reading Los Angeles Epicurean Festival

Bastille Day in L.A! Y’a D’La Joie!


Repost from : http://www.bastilledaylosangeles.com/home.shtml Come join the fun! Celebrate Bastille Day at the Southland’s Best French Festival! At the ELYSIAN PARK – Monticello Old Lodge (next to the Dodgers Stadium – corner of Stadium Way and Scott Avenue) Directions to Elysian Park map to the park Live entertainment! Enjoy great French food and wine! Noon – 9PM Download the Magazine  Cover On Sunday, July 17th, 2011, Angelenos will celebrate the tenth annual official Bastille Day LA Festival in the heart of Los Angeles — Elysian Park, Monticello Old Lodge (next to the Dodgers Stadium) corner of Stadium Way and Scott Avenue. — … Continue reading Bastille Day in L.A! Y’a D’La Joie!

Make Music Pasadena


Origins of Fête de la Musique Fête de La Musique began in France in 1982, as a way to bring amateur and professional musicians together and to present free concerts nationwide.  Within a few years, it became one of the most successful French cultural events and was quickly taken up all over the world.  By the year 2007, there were more than 300 cities participating on five continents.  For more information on Fête de la Musique, click here. Make Music Pasadena Saturday, June 18, 2011 FREE and all-ages More artists to be announced soon. Best Coast Garage rock, surf pop Indie … Continue reading Make Music Pasadena