October 4, 2016
The ideal autumnal chill has hit Paris and fall is officially in full swing. This month brings the annual Salon du Chocolat for sweet tooths and FIAC for the contemporary art aficionados, as well as a handful of other notable happenings:
September 7, 2016
Head to the 18th tomorrow evening for an Artisinal Soap Workshop at one of our favorite eco eateries, LaREcyclerie, put on in conjunction with Fraiche Cosmetics and event-planner extraordinaire, Sinny & Ooko.
August 3, 2016
Rosa Bonheur, Phil Beard
August is known as a quiet vacation month in Paris, but there’s no shortage of fun events to pencil in. Take in that exhibition you’ve been meaning to visit, catch an outdoor concert… this month is all about relaxed enjoyment. Hey, you can even indulge in Barack Obama’s favorite burger thanks to this week’s much-anticipated Five Guys opening.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor, close to 94 blog
July 6, 2016
What better way to celebrate this week’s warmer temperatures than with a roving happy hour? Les Heures Heureuses returns tonight and runs through Friday, offering food- and drink-inspired strolls across the city – from Oberkampf to Batignolles – with two-euro happy hour specials at participating restos and bars along the way.
June 3, 2016
Paris has been dealt an unfortunate hand recently, from nationwide strikes to the Seine flooding its banks. However, the city is still very much alive and kicking off June with some wonderful events.
Fête de la Musique, Croix Rouge Française à Paris
May 6, 2016
Villette Sonique, Mikayil Quenum
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Yoyo is bringing its latest edition of Hip-Hop Loves Soul to the Palais de Tokyo tonight. The event is hosted by Canadian rapper and producer Tory Lanez and features special new guest talent who will be spinning throughout the night.
April 6, 2016
Paris Beer Week, Clément Leriche
Until April 9th, the Musée de Minéralogie is hosting an exhibition of British artist Amy Hilton’s work. As the museum name might suggest, Hilton’s subject of choice is very much nature-based and the aesthetic ethereal and soft. There’s an interesting calming effect to viewing her work, one we could all use a bit of. And not surprisingly, I first learned of Amy Hilton via the wonderful Seymour Magazine.
Centre Pompidou, Björn Olsson; Amy Hilton
March 1, 2016
Omnivore’s World Tour is back after celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2015, and the 2016 Paris edition, taking place March 6 – 8 at Maison de la Mutualité, is showcasing the creative young cuisine coming out of the city. Over the course of three days, the famed culinary fest will offer 110 demonstrations, five masterclasses, five “fucking dinners,” two pop-up dinners, and plenty more. For scheduling and ticketing information, peek here.
February 3, 2016
Love (and rain) are in the air in Paris these days. Aside from Valentine’s Day festivities with your cheri(e), here are our favorite events around Paris this month:
HOPUP D’HIVER I, the winter pop-up meal series from Les Dîners Bons, is happening this week. Three meals – dinners Thursday and Friday nights and brunch Saturday morning – will feature three chefs and three brasseurs who will create seasonal meal-beer pairings for just 21eur for three courses.
January 7, 2016
Isabelle Bonté, courtesy of Sneakers objets de désirs
The champagne has been poured and resolutions made, but January still has plenty in store. From Haute Couture Fashion Week to the always-anticipated soldes, it is a good month to be in Paris. Here are some of our other favorite events this month:
The third annual, five-week-long Fête du Graphisme kicked off this week and runs until February 16. Centered around the world of graphic design, with a collective exhibition entitled “Celebrate the City,” the fest too features projections, meet-ups, workshops, soirées, and more. For more details, peek here.