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Travels in France with Darley Newman: The Best Beyond Paris

Evening Program with Light Reception

Evening Lecture/Seminar

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. ET
Code: 1W0041
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)
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Darley Newman filming at Fort La Latte in Brittany, France, for her PBS series (DCN Creative)

Emmy-nominated television host, writer, and producer Darley Newman shares insider’s tips on fascinating destinations in France, which she curated while filming her popular PBS series “Travels with Darley.”  She enlisted local experts to guide her through undiscovered neighborhoods, markets, historic sites, and surprising areas of natural beauty throughout the country and is ready to share of practical strategies for visitors ready to explore destinations well beyond Paris.

Newman focuses on the Champagne region, Northeastern France, Cote d’Azur, and Brittany. She highlights the best of smaller French cities like Verdun with its WWI battlefields and Antibes with its Picasso connection, along with insider’s tips for popular Cannes and Nice. Attendees enjoy a sneak preview of a brand new PBS episode devoted to Brittany, where castles and coastlines mix with crepes, cider and Celtic history, as well as a look at some of the production crew’s fun outtakes from the filming.

"Travels with Darley" takes viewers on U.S. and international adventures with a focus on the history, food, music, and art that reflects diverse cultures and traditions. The series is on PBS, Amazon Prime and as video shorts on AOL and MSN. An engaging speaker and travel expert, Darley is also known for her adventures horseback riding the globe for the popular PBS series “Equitrekking."

After the program, enjoy a glass of French wine and light appetizers.