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Art and Music at Carrières de Lumières and a Walk-Around Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Michel: Les Baux de Provence is a picturesque village about 75 km southwest of Sablet. The village sits in a spectacular site on a rocky outcrop with ancient houses and a ruined castle perched on top of the village overlooking the plains to the south. Within …

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Carrieres de Lumieres new 2017 exhibition

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: We were many, last Friday evening, to queue for the opening night of the famous Carrières de Lumières (Quarry of light) in les Baux de Provence to discover the latest show. This year’s show presents works from Jerome Bosch (NL 1450-1516) Primitive Flemish Pieter …

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How to visit Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: In 2016, Carrières de Lumières hosted the incredible art of Russian Marc Chagall. Yet another maestro’s talent splashed upon the towering walls and floor of a former bauxite quarry in Val d’Enfer, by Les Baux de Provence.  Set to a mystical, musical background the spellbinding spectacle was …

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News on 2017 Theme at Carrieres de Lumieres

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Next year’s theme for the popular son-et-lumiere show at Carrieres de Lumiere at Les Baux de Provence is…‘Bosch, Breughel, Arcimboldo from the fantastic to the wonderful’. ‘This show explores the fantastic and wonderful world painted by the 16th-century artists. The first part of this journey …

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Marc Chagall at the Carrières de Lumières: Extraordinary

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: The Carrières de Lumières defy description. One could say (aptly) that it is a multi-media extravaganza—about 100 projectors casting 3,000 images on walls as high as 14 meters, spilling onto the ceiling and the floor, and choreographed perfectly with music ringing out from about …

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Chagall at the Carrieres de Lumieres

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Now open! The 2016 show at the Carrieres de Lumieres at Les Baux de Provence – it’s ‘Chagall: Songes d’Une Nuit d’Eté’. What a treat this should be! If you haven’t visited before, this is a unique venue, a disused quarry where 100 projectors transmit images across …

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Chagall Show Opens in Les Baux March 4

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: The Carrières de Lumières (Quarries of Light) is a magical space in a vast cave-like quarry at the base of the village of Les Baux. There in the cool darkness   , …Continue reading here for the details on the 2016 program at Carrières de Lumières featuring …

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Provence Travel Tips from Caroline Longstaffe

Recently, we introduced you to Shutters and Sunflowers, a blog about the Provencal landscape and many other things that inspire Caroline Longstaffe to write. Please read the full story here. The Longstaffe family lived in Provence for about 18 months in 2012-13 and were smitten. We asked Caroline if she …

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The 2016 Show at Les Baux will be

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Carrieres de Lumieres, venue of the amazing annual sound-and-light show at Les Baux de Provence, has announced that the subject for its 2016 show will be….Chagall! What an inspired choice. His colourful Russian villages, animals, young lovers, goats, violinists, nudes and peasants, are bound to …

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Tasha Powell Cooking with a French Twist
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Foodie Tasha Powell Shares Her Perfectly Provence

Tasha Powell says she reinvented herself after a corporate career in product development for sporting goods. That might not be entirely accurate. It could be that Tasha is finally allowing her Francophile foodie to rule the day. From Allentown, Pennsylvania and Penn State University to living in Provence while she …

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