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dancer becomes actress

Passionate Dancer Leaps from Stage to the Silver Screen

Talented Eurasian dancer Claire Tran has danced the steps of internationally renowned choreographers and tried her hand at creating for others. Now 31 years old, she's leaping in a new direction: acting.
Caroline Fredericks

Carole Fredericks: Honoring an American Sister’s French Musical Legacy

There are numerous examples of African-American artists who were, and are, very successful in France: Josephine Baker in the Twenties, Richard Wright in the Forties and James Baldwin in the Fifties. Yet for some, their accomplishments remain unknown and often uncelebrated in their native country. Thus was the case of my sister, Carole Denise Fredericks.
FUSAC

FUSAC Packs 28 Years of Paris Know How into Books for Expats

Many of us at INSPIRELLE can remember picking up our copy of FUSAC at one of the English speaking libraries and shops in Paris. Now at 28, the first magazine for expats in Paris makes a move into book publishing.
Paris Fringe Festival act

First-Ever Paris Fringe Shines Spotlight on English-Language Theater

The first-ever Paris Fringe Festival of English-language international theater hits the City of Light. Here are some highlights of what shows to look out for.
Paris cafe scene

6 Tips for Mindful Eating (and Natural Weight Loss) French Style

Amazed by what the French can eat in a week’s time and still stay slim? They regularly eat chocolate, full-fat yogurts and cheese, bread, delicious desserts, rich sauces, and the list goes on and on. Yet, France has one of the lowest obesity rates in the world.
post-holiday state of mind

INSPIRELLE Post-Holiday Quiz: Are You Zen, a Rock or Losing the Plot?

Our no-nonsense nutritionist helps you assess your post-holiday state of mind and offers a few helpful tips on surviving the return to reality.
Paris art 2019

Paris Arts & Culture: 12 Top Picks for Spring-Summer 2019

Check out INSPIRELLE's picks of the most exciting joint exhibits, rare retrospectives, and once-in-a-lifetime visiting collections for the Spring-Summer 2019 cultural season.
dating

Couples Share Their Best and Worst Online Dating Stories

Considering the world of online dating? Here are some tips gleaned from the stories of those in the know ...
summer books

INSPIRELLE’s Top Summer Books to Entertain and Transport You

From timeless love stories to twisty thrillers, INSPIRELLE's editors share their top picks of summer books to entertain, amuse and transport you.

Discover Art Walk Tours on the Paris Streets

A professional photographer and avid tour guide takes you on a walking tour of Paris where the art, history and culture of the city comes alive.