Your American Friend in Paris-the Radio Show & Podcast

Your American Friend in Paris


Meet Terrance Gelenter, author of the Paris-Expat blog, and now also host of a bimonthly show on WRP: “Your American Friend in Paris”. Terrance’s immense knowledge of local Performing Arts, Museum and Literary scenes gives listeners tips on how to best occupy your upcoming days in the French Capital. 

Stephane Portet-Sunset/Sunside Jazz Club

Joseph Harriss on Jean Gabin

Sarah Belmont, Paris Museums & Homage to Charles Aznavour

65 years as a Paris journalist

Betty Werther


Jan Krulick-Belin


Mark Greenside discusses Brittany

and his book (not quite) Mastering the Art of French Living


Episode 7


Jonathan Segal discusses Peter Mayle and the editing process


Episode 6


Gérard Uféras to discuss the life and work of photographer Willy Ronis. Uferas himself is also a photographer and is one of the four executors of the late Willy Ronis' estate, known for his work such as "Boy With Baguette".

Willy Ronis' work will be on display at the Pavillon Carré Baudouin until29 Septemberpresented by Gérard Uféras and Jean-Claude Gautrand.

Conversation with Gérard Uféras

Episode 5


A Conversation with Jim Carroll, San Francisco Books/Paris

 Episode 4


Conversation with Martin Walker

Episode 3

Your Parisian Cultural show invited Former Bureau Chief of the Times in Mexico City and now playwright Alan Riding to discuss his book “Vicinos Distantes” or Distant Neighbours which provides an in-depth view of Mexican-American relations. The second book discussed is “And The Show Went on: Cultural Life in Nazi-occupied Paris”. 


Conversation with Alan Riding

Episode 2

Terrance Gelenter gives you the scoop on what to expect in early April on the Parisian cultural scene. Joining him are the specialist in 17th Century French art Deanna Macmillan, and art journalist Sarah Belmont.


Conversation about Paris Museums with Sarah and Deanna

Episode 1

In this first (pilot) show, writer John Baxter comes in our studio to talk to Terrance about his 27 years in Paris and most notably one of his successful books, Montparnasse.


Conversation with John Baxter


The Paris Insider Newsletter

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No one should have a bad meal in Paris! Whether a 2-star restaurant or a local bistro there should always be an excellent rapport qualité prix– relationship between price and quality. At my favorites you will be treated as a regular and have a satisfying experience. Just tell them  “Terrance sent you.”


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Regularly scheduled literary salons with guest writers, private dinners, restaurant openings, wine tastings,market visits and cooking classes attract a discerning, sophisticated crowd who love to have a good time while they learn. Our cadre of Paris–based colleagues happily share their passion for this magical city.