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Year of Reading Foreign: Forgetful People

...Person" seems to be the big novel by Patrick Modiano, the French author who was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature...168-page work called "Rue de Boutiques Obscures" in the French.The book centers around the main character's quest for his...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2015-01-29/year-reading-foreign-fo
JEDC opens 2015 Innovation Summit with talk on connection and networking

...businesses can grow and contribute to growth of their industry through collaboration in working groups, with a presentation by French Mountain Cluster participant Armelle Solelhac.Gov. Bill Walker will address attendees at 8 a.m. to kick off the second...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-29/jedc-opens-2015-innovation-summit-talk-
Local
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Jan. 28

...Gonzalez 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-4. The last man to go through a major without dropping a set was Bjorn Borg at the 1980 French Open. Federer is the first man in the Open era to twice win three straight majors and ties Jack Crawford's 73-year-old...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-28
Sports
Travels with Harry: Relying on my French

...only owned the Harry Potter series in French. There's a good reason for this. I...starving for fresh reading materials. I took French in high school and while I'd done pretty...Morocco, where nearly everyone speaks French as well as Arabic, I found more of my...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2015-01-22/travels-harry-relying-m
2 Williams sisters, 2 Madisons into 4th round at Aussie Open

...who beat him in the first round of the French Open last year.No. 5 Nishikori beat...6-2, 6-3 and will next meet former French Open finalist David Ferrer, who struggled...who beat her in the second round at the French Open last year.In the other fourth-round...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-25/2-williams-sisters-2-madisons-4th-roun
Sports
On Writing: Talking to Vampires

...Vade retro me satana!" (get thee behind me, Satan).Dracula, played by the ultra-urbane Louis Jourdan - with a French accent no less - grins sardonically at Van Helsing and retorts: "That's right, Doctor: It always sounds more convincing...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-22/writing-talking-vampires
Art
Meals with Midgi: Does size really matter?

...only eat the two. Sometimes I only eat one small one. It works out great. I also switch out celery and carrot sticks for french fries. Sometimes. Please don't confuse me with the whole disown carbs revolution. That's not this girl. I just know...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/meals-midgi-does-size-really-matt
CCWFeatures
My Turn: Paris magazine massacre an attack on us all

...attack Wednesday on the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo - famous...called St.-Just-le-Martel in the French countryside, where the townsfolk throw...wonderful event, and it's clear that the French people love their cartoonists and their...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-08/my-turn-paris-magazine-massacre-attac
Opinion
Five Good Reads: Eileen Wagner

Here's a list of graphic novels, submitted in honor of French cartoonists by local reader Eileen Wagner.? "The Photographer," by Emmanuelle Guibert? "Alan's War," also by Guibert...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-14/five-good-reads
Art
Empire Editorial: We all are Charlie

...Wednesday's slaughter of 12 people at the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, now we must...allowed to take that away. The satirical French tabloid made a name for itself with front-page illustrations mocking everyone from French political leaders to the Pope, and on...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-11/empire-editorial-we-all-are-charlie
Opinion

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