A painting of Sir Winston Churchill in his art studio in Chartwell, England.  

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Tel Aviv Chef to Help Kick Off Jewish Film Festival

by Trevor Williams | January 27, 2015 Israeli chef Guy Gamzo, who owns Aria restaurant in Tel Aviv, is slated to help kick off the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival tonight, offering his cuisine at the opening gala. While in town at the request of the Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast, Mr. Gamzo is also offering an exclusive Israeli cooking class. The consulate spoke with Mr. Gamzo about his cooking beginnings and what he hopes to achieve during his short visit. (This Q&A first appeared on the consulate’s website.)  More

French Royalty Reigns at 'Galette des Rois' Celebrations

by Nicole Gustin While the fanfare of Christmas is over, there’s another, quieter celebration taking place in the French community in Atlanta this month. More

Czech President Foresees Growing Coalition Taking on ISIS

by Phil Bolton | January 12, 2015 Is the world on the brink of another Cold War? More

Atlantans March in Support of 'Je Suis Charlie'

by Phil Bolton | January 11, 2015 Several hundred Atlantans gathered at the 12th street entrance of Piedmont Park at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, and then walked to the offices of the Alliance Française and the German Cultural Center to show their sympathy for the victims of terrorism in Paris and their solidarity with values held by open and democratic societies. More

Silent Walk in Atlanta Sunday for Those Killed in Paris Terrorist Attack

by Phil Bolton | January 9, 2015 The Alliance Française d'Atlanta is organizing a silent walk on Sunday, Jan. 11, from Piedmont Park to its office at 1197 Peachtree St NE, in memory of the victims of the terrorist attack in Paris. More