Arts

Sundays in Paris: What to do on a Sunday in Montmartre

Montmartre locals are typically die-hard fans of their touristy-cum-quaint quartier. And we can’t disagree. Here are the 18ème addresses we love.
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Book Giveaway: Paris’s Best Little(r) Museums by Emma Jacobs

Here are my top picks of the little(r) museums of Paris from Emma Jacob’s beautiful book, which we are giving away to three lucky readers on Instagram right now....read more
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Our Favorite Netflix Movies For Learning French

Whether you’re a Francophile, trying to learn French, or both, here are my favorite French films you can watch on Netflix....read more
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What to do in October in Paris

October is a busy month in Paris with plenty of events to keep you occupied before the weather really starts to cool....read more
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Sundays in Paris: What to do on a Sunday in the Marais

The Marais stays open on Sunday. Not every shop or eatery, but enough that the neighborhood feels alive on those typically quiet dimanches. ...read more
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Fluctuart: A Floating Urban Art Center in Paris’ 7ème

Fluctuart is the world’s first floating urban art center which has just opened by Pont des Invalides in Paris’ 7th arrondissement. ...read more
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African Dance in Paris: The Best Studios in the City of Light

From traditional African drum and dance to the urban street grooves of Angola, Ghana, Nigeria, Congo and Jamaica, Paris’ dance scene is popping with African-inspired polyrhythms. I zero in on three studios offering an array of lively classes fit ...read more

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Paris’ Maison du Pastel: A Feast of Color

Diamond White, Autumn Leaves, Naples Yellow. These are just some of the color creations lining the walls of the historic Maison du Pastel boutique in the 3rd arrondissement. The shop sells a range of pastels that date back to the 18th century. ...read more
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A Digital Art Gallery in Paris: Atelier des Lumières

There’s been a refreshing energy in Paris over the past several years. It feels as if the historically rich city is finally comfortable in its modern skin. The proof can be found at Atelier des Lumières, the latest addition to the Paris museum scene....read more
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Parisian Squats: Alternative Venues for Art, Music & More

Squats in Paris have evolved a great deal since the French revolution and even more particularly during the 1970s-80s counterculture era. Today we are seeing an increase in a new breed of squats, which are active participants in the city’s ...read more
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Lafayette Anticipations: Contemporary Art in Paris’ Marais Neighborhood

There’s a new addition to Paris’ contemporary art scene and it boasts a very fitting name: Lafayette Anticipations. ...read more
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Paris Street Art: A Guide for the Urban Explorer

Street art is often placed in obscure or unexpected places, so next time you’re out and about in Paris, keep your eyes open for artistic discoveries. Here are a few street artists you'll find if you have a keen eye....read more
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Paris Inspiration: One Artist’s Go-To Spots that Spark Creativity

Jessie Kanelos Weiner is a Paris based artist whose illustrations provide a playful perspective on la vie Parisienne. From a discrete corner café scene to the ubiquitous Parisian pigeon, Jessie documents the sights and details that are often ...read more