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  • More Than 600 New Titles on Offer for La Rentrée Littéraire

    Come the end of the summer break, bookshops all over France are flooded with hundreds of new books in what is known as « la rentrée littéraire ».

    « La rentrée littéraire », that most French of occasions, when there is an influx of new iterary titles, all being published at the same time in the hope of attracting attention before the key selling period of Christmas. They are all also vying for one of those coveted literary prizes of which the country is so proud.

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  • Local Artist Karen Joubert Makes Donation to MAMAC

    Discover the works of local artist Karen at an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art and Contemporary Art in Nice this September.

    Karen Joubert has been living and working as an artist in Roquefort-les-Pins for the last 25 years. Born in 1954 to an American mother and a French father who worked as a Commissioner onboard transatlantic liners, Karen had an extraordinary childhood.

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  • Collectif 8: Goodbye TNN, Hello World!

    What at first glance may seem like the end of an era for Nice’s premier theater company, is only the beginning of tremendous opportunities.

    For well over a decade, Gaële Boghossian, her artistic twin flame Paulo Correia, and their company Collectif 8 were synonymous with high-class theater in Nice, regularly playing at the Théâtre National. After the departure of longtime artistic director Daniel Benoin at the end of 2013, his successor Irina Brook brings her own vision and style to the TNN, along with a new set of artists.

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  • Chez Moi in Nice Will Make You Feel Right at Home

    If you are looking for no-fuss, yet delicious food and friendly service, well look no further than the recently opened Chez Moi in Nice.

    Located on rue Paganini, a few blocks from the busy avenue Jean Médecin and directly opposite Théatre de la Cité, this neighbourhood restaurant is fast becoming a favorite for those looking to spend a relaxed and convivial evening out. « Chez Moi » means “at home” in French and this is exactly how the two owners want you to feel.

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  • Smoke on the Water - the Dragon Boats of Monaco

    For a setting more accustomed to superyachts, the sight of Dragon Boats cruising around Port Hercule must surely have raised some eyebrows!

    Now, you ask, what can I do of a Wednesday night in Monaco, maybe something on the water? Ponder no more – Dragon boating is here, right here in Monaco Harbour. How wild is that! You are not dreaming, this is not HK. How did it happen? Well, Clarence John, a professional dragon boat competitor, US Dragon Boat Team Member, met Prince Albert in Abu Dhabi – you know how these things work.

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Weekly Roundup - Summer's Over, C'est la Rentrée

Weekly Roundup - Summer's Over, C'est la Rentrée

Summer has come to an end on the French Riviera and but we still have plenty of great suggestions for things to do over the coming week.

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5 of the Best: Our Favourite Places for Tapas in Nice

5 of the Best: Our Favourite Places for Tapas in Nice

It may be the capital of the French Riviera, but Nice does boast a very healthy choice when it comes to international cuisine, including tapas.



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LIFESTYLE

Smoke on the Water - the Dragon Boats of Monaco

Smoke on the Water - the Dragon Boats of Monaco

For a setting more accustomed to superyachts, the sight of Dragon Boats cruising around Port Hercule must surely have raised some eyebrows!

ON THE TOWN

L’Atente: A Thoroughly Timeless, 21st Century Father and Daughter Love Story

L’Atente: A Thoroughly Timeless, 21st Century Father and Daughter Love Story

Among a proliferation of short films, every so often an outstanding gem comes along, making you wish for a long…a VERY long version of it.

LOCAL BUZZ

Cannes Boat Show – A Luxury Yacht Affair

Cannes Boat Show – A Luxury Yacht Affair

Since 1977, Cannes has welcomed thousands of yachts to its ports. This year the Cannes Boat Show will exhibit 580 boats & 150 world premier editions.