Lavender fields, hilltop villages and spectacular rocky fjords, rosé wine and bouillabaisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, cutting edge rap and hip-hop music, Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources, pétanque, scuba diving and Olympique de Marseille: Provence is a vibrant mix of romantic tradition and surprising, fast-changing modernity. This is an insider's guide to the best of it, from a professional journalist living there.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
The Mysterious Opéra Noir Comes To Marseille
There's a mysterious new arrival in central Marseille:
inaugurated yesterday, the Opéra Noir is an architectural and sound
installation on the place Lulli, just behind the real Opéra de
Marseille, of which it is an eerie shadow. Click here to read more