Fashion Flashback to the 60s!

November 29, 2016



We’re getting ready for our French 60s-themed holiday party this weekend. Check out these iconic looks for some style inspiration and show us your best 60s look on Saturday, December 3rd at 9pm! And if you need some musical inspiration while you’re getting ready, listen to the French 60s playlist that we made on Spotify!

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NYC French Events to Check out in December

November 22, 2016



Here’s a list of French cultural events to check out around New York this month! Let us know if you have any French related events or expositions to share with your Coucou classmates 🙂 Thursday, December 1st, 6-9pm French artists, Diane Detalle & Faustine Badrichani, present their exhibition Layers: from an abstract world to a […]

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French Practice Resources from Around the Web

November 17, 2016



Check out this collection of podcasts, applications, and websites to help you practice and improve your French outside of class! Let us know if you have any others to add to the list. Podcasts (All available through the Podcast app!) Coffee Break French: This extensive podcast series consists of 4 seasons containing 10 lessons of […]

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The Met: Live in HD: L’Amour de Loin

November 10, 2016



The Met: Live in HD: L’Amour de Loin presented at BAM Rose Cinemas Music by Kaija Saariaho Production by Robert Lepage Saturday, December 10th at 12 pm (discussion + screening) & 1 pm (screening only) Kaija Saariaho’s breakthrough opera has its Metropolitan Opera premiere in a dazzling new production by Robert Lepage, featuring glimmering ribbons […]

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There’s A Hot New French Restaurant in Town—And No, It’s Not Us

November 1, 2016



(Credit: Flickr/Charles LeBlanc) New York Times critic Pete Wells has spoken. Le Coucou, a restaurant run by Chicago-born chef Daniel Rose (who also owns a restaurant in Paris called Spring) has been awarded those much-coveted three stars. Three means “excellent,” four means “extraordinary” (and extremely rare). The Soho spot has been tough to score a […]

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