Charles Aznavour in Concert ! October 28 at Hollywood Pantages


Charles Aznavour the entertainer of the century is back in LA ! During his North American Tour, Monsieur  Aznavour will make a stop for a one night only concert at Pantages Theater in Hollywood on October 28! Concert details: Date & Time: October 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM Venue : Hollywood Pantages, Los Angeles, CA For more information and tickets click here   “Pendant mes quatre-vingts années ans de carrière, j’ai joué dans plus de soixante films, j’ai composé plus de 800 chansons, chanté dans six langues différentes. Mais surtout tout ce que j’ai fait je l’ai fait avec amour et sérieux, … Continue reading Charles Aznavour in Concert ! October 28 at Hollywood Pantages

20th COLCOA French Film Festival


COLCOA – City of Lights City of Angels  where French movies shine will celebrate 20 years of French Film Festival week in Los Angeles  from April 18- 26 at the Directors’ Guild of America Theater in Hollywood presented by the Franco American Cultural Fund. Here are this year’s  highlights and breaking news from COLCOA: 70 films and series to premiere in 2016. 64 films to compete for the COLCOA Awards, including features, documentaries, TV movies, TV series & shorts. COLCOA Classics Series unveiled! An exclusive program of six masterpieces digitally restored to be rediscovered on the big screen for free. from April … Continue reading 20th COLCOA French Film Festival

Come to the Moulin ….. Russe!


Come to the Moulin … Russe!!!  Presented by  French Singers LA, an ensemble of singers and musicians bringing Paris to venues throughout LA, performing French songs from A to Z (Aznavour to Zaz!!)  More to come in a later post but for now,  Moulin Russe  is a musical experience  bridging together  French & Russian music with original renditions of the best French songs you love by Piaf, Brel, Macias, Goldman and more!  AND some of the most beautiful Russian “romances” and songs by Rosenbaum and Makarevich! INFO:  Moulin Russe October 29th, 2013 – 8:00pm Catalina Bar & Grill (aka Catalina Jazz Club) … Continue reading Come to the Moulin ….. Russe!

Kaas Chante Piaf on September 14 at the Pantages Theater!


Kaas Chante Piaf is the brand new project created by Patricia Kaas. 21 mythic tracks by the great Piaf arranged by Abel Korzienowski the new Hollywood film score music wonder boy since his Golden Globe nomination for A single Man produced par Tom Ford, ( Abel also composed W.E’s music produced by Madonna). This performance celebrates the 50th year anniversary of Piaf’s death and will preview on the biggest stages of the world: London Royal Albert Hall, NY Carnegie Hall , Olympia de Paris, Operett Theater in Moscow, Sejeon Cultural Center in Seoul and in three major US cities San … Continue reading Kaas Chante Piaf on September 14 at the Pantages Theater!

17th COL•COA FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL WEEK – April 15- 22, 2013


We are happy to announce  that The 17th Annual COL•COA  –City of Lights and City of Angels  French Film Festival is almost here!  Bringing us year after year the best French film premieres in LA, the festival lasts a whole week from April 15 -22  and is held at the Director’s Guild in Beverly Hills. The  full COL•COA program schedule will be announced  in a few days on March 27th, stay-tuned!  Don’t miss this exclusive series of 38 features and documentaries + 19 shorts films. The 17th COL•COA line up will include three International Premieres, 11 North American or U.S. Premieres, 16 West Coast … Continue reading 17th COL•COA FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL WEEK – April 15- 22, 2013

The French Team LIVE on the Red Carpet with Oscar!


The 85th  Academy Awards definitively has a French twist in L.A again this year!  (relive last year’s OSCAR ceremony event here with Jean Dujardin) Not only is the film AMOUR ,Franco-Austrian production nominated for Best Film by filmmaker Michael Haneke and French actress Emmanuelle Riva nominated  for Best Actress in a Leading Role, but the French Reporting Team is also on the Red Carpet with Radio Monaco  to bring us in French all the latest news! Benoit Clair ,US West Coast Permanent Correspondent for TF1, AP TV, and Europe 1 along with Claire Arnaud Aubour are coming LIVE today from the Dolby Theater red carpet for the OSCARS ! … Continue reading The French Team LIVE on the Red Carpet with Oscar!

Bye Bye and Au revoir IRIS!?


On January 19th 2013 IRIS will bid farewell to Los Angeles and the Dolby Theater (previously known as the Kodak Theater) home on Hollywood Blvd since September 25th, 2011. This month IRIS celebrated its 500th show!  Written and directed by French choreographer Philippe Decouflé with original music by film composer Danny Elfman, IRIS is a magical journey into the history of movies from the silent era to the present day with a cast of over 70 artists.  $100 million went into production costs for this ambitious and extravaganza along with a $30 million loan from the city’s Community Development Department and of … Continue reading Bye Bye and Au revoir IRIS!?

Keep on Rolling Lucie Carrasco! Roule Toujours ! NY-LA


Keep on Rolling on Lucie Carrasco! Roule Toujours NY -LA Lucie Carrasco is a French fashion designer at Lucie Carrasco Fashion (Fashion on sale to benefit the association), author of  her autobiography  “I was Born Twice” – French edition “Plus Forte que la Maladie” by Flammarion and  the founder of the Association Roule Toujours  or Keep on Rolling! An association which promotes normalcy and not disability as society dictates. Diagnosed with a genetic, progressive disease Lucie suffers from spinal muscular atrophy. Lucie enjoys life, love, beauty , high heels and most certainly dislikes seclusion in a world cast apart!  A deep heartfelt thank you Lucie … Continue reading Keep on Rolling Lucie Carrasco! Roule Toujours ! NY-LA

COLCOA 2012 A WEEK OF FRENCH FILM PREMIERES IN HOLLYWOOD!


COLCOA 2012 is here!  The City of Lights meets the City of Angels for one extraordinary week only!  The 16th annual program of COLCOA “A Week of French Film Premieres in Hollywood” is now  available  on www.colcoa.org. Box Office is open!  34 Features and 21 Shorts will be presented at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles from April 16 to April 23, including 51 premieres. 50 films will compete for the COLCOA Awards. The opening and closing films of COLCOA are just extraordinary and I am sure the rest of the program will be none the less amazing.  Get … Continue reading COLCOA 2012 A WEEK OF FRENCH FILM PREMIERES IN HOLLYWOOD!

Cirque du Soleil: IRIS in Los Angeles


Lights! Camera!  Action! Take a magical journey through the world of cinema with Cirque du Soleil’s phenomenal IRIS at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood!  IRIS  A Journey through the World of Cinema(™), the first permanent production from Cirque du Soleil® in Los Angeles and taking up residence exclusively at the world-renowned Kodak Theatreat Hollywood & Highland Center.IRIS is a lyrical, fanciful, kinetic foray through the world of cinema bringing together dance, acrobatics, live video, and filmed sequences and takes spectators on a fantastic voyage through the history of cinema and its genres.Featuring 72 performers, 200 costumes, 8,300 square feet of floor surface, … Continue reading Cirque du Soleil: IRIS in Los Angeles

Québec Takes Over Hollywood!


“Québec is taking over Los Angeles this September! ”   Québec in Hollywood opens this evening on September 9th, 2011!  Québec in Hollywood , a three-week spectacular event running from September 9th -25th, 2011.Celebrating the culture & creativity of our North American Francophone friends will delight us in Hollywood  and throughout Los Angeles with an impressive, rich and varied schedule of events in all cultural venues : Arts, Circus, Cuisine, Comedy, Design, Fashion, Film & Music , lots of music!  Indeed, a formidable “slice of French-speaking culture” awaits us! Tonight, Québec welcomes you for  the kick off event with a Daily … Continue reading Québec Takes Over Hollywood!

Open Market Place in Hollywood! Marché aux puces à Hollywood!


Open Market Place brings some French Joie de Vivre to Hollywood! Los Angelenos can now experience  the excitement, energy and bubbly atmosphere  of a real Parisian “marché aux puces” right in their own backyard on the 1rst Saturday of every month  from 11  am to 6  pm on the grounds of  Hollywood High School. This event will also help generate funds to support various program at the school. David Pilcer, founder of Open Market Place is  no stranger to the world of outdoor markets ( he actually worked the markets in France  selling perfume when he was 18 years old) and … Continue reading Open Market Place in Hollywood! Marché aux puces à Hollywood!