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American-born French performer Joséphine Baker will enter into Paris' Panthéon of national heroes, making her the first black woman to receive the honor. Her induction into the Panthéon recognizes her contribution to the performing arts and her courage in actively resisting Nazi Germany during the war.


Marseille is in the news this week. French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled a multibillion-euro plan to turn Marseille into what he calls a world port city with programs to improve crime, schools and culture. Many of these same themes played out in the original NetFlix series called Marseille. See where reality meets fiction.


Early September marks a unique annual event in France – la rentrée. Summer holidays have come to an end, and it’s time for  work, school and normal life. There is new stock in the shops, new TV programmes, new book releases and cultural events all over the country.


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