Arts

Lights, Camera, Action! Five Unmissable Parisian Movie Houses

In France, cinema is the 7th art, as culturally important as painting or literature and like museums or libraries, movie houses play a key role in local culture. Netflix has not yet come up the Seine, and according to the Office de Tourisme there are 84 theaters in Paris with well over 350 screens.
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Parisian Perspectives: A Stroll Through Paris In Black & White

Paris is beautiful no matter how you view it, but through a monochrome lens, its true elegance and character become strikingly apparent. Removing color from a place so rich in fashion, art and culture impresses a fresh perspective upon both the ...read more
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April Events in Paris: Boot Cafe, Grilled Cheese, Priceless Soupers at Bones, and More!

The Grilled Cheese Factory and Boot Cafe open in the Marais. Bones hosts Le Fooding's 2nd "Priceless Souper"; tickets go on sale April 2. Onra plays at La Machine on April 18. La Carreau du Temple is is finally reopening as a cultural space this ...read more
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Food, Art & Film In the 19eme, Paris’ Latest “It” Neighborhood

It’s no secret that some of the most interesting things in a city happen off the tourist grid. New restaurants, music and, of course, lots of art gets made in places where the rents are cheaper, the residents funkier and the tourists far fewer. ...read more
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Alternative Art in Paris: Underground Paris Explores the City’s Best Street Artists

Even though I love strolling through St Germain and the Marais, it's always exciting to discover new, edgier sides of my favorite city. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to tag along on a Street Art tour arranged by Underground Paris. [...]...read more
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Holiday Events in London: Secret Emporium, Swing Dancing and More!

In the run up to Christmas there are sample sales, holiday markets and pop-up shopping events all around town. London is literally glowing at the moment. It seems as if there are twice as many Christmas lights as usual [...]...read more
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December Events Paris: Ice Skating, Christmas Trees, Notre Dame, Omnivore and more . . .

December may be the best month to take in Notre Dame. They have their classic Christmas tree up in the square and a light/music show inside the nave each hour throughout December. Go on December 18th and stay for the Monteverdi Vespers concert [...]...read more

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November Events in Paris: Le Fooding, Pitchfork Paris and More!

(lefooding.com) Through December 16: A self-proclaimed “wandering space for the undiscovered, unintentional and untrained artists of our times,” The Museum of Everything’s Paris exhibition – and concept at large – are bucking the norm and ...read more
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October Events in Paris: Art Fairs, Nuit Blanche and More

Yvan Le Bozec, Youkali/Diffuse Nebula Galaxy, Sound and light installation, variable dimensions 2005© Collection FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon — at Nuit Blanche 2012 Art-lovers and appreciators of beautiful things, rejoice! October runs on ...read more
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September Events in Paris: Leonard Cohen, Techno Parade and More!

The techno parade in Paris (philippe leroyer) I have a lot of fond memories of Paris in September. It’s been a few years since I studied abroad there, but I distinctly remember the late-August excitement of leaving for my favorite place in the ...read more
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Book Giveaway: Nichole Robertson’s Paris in Color

We have been fans of Nichole Robertson ever since we first discovered her blog, Little Brown Pen, many moons ago. She manages to capture details of our favorite city that render it accessible, touching, intimate — even to those who ...read more
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Channeling Monet: An Afternoon at Giverny

Billbooz & Thezartorialist I’ve never been a particularly big fan of Monet’s paintings. Yes, they’re pretty—that much is undeniable. He certainly cornered the market on water lilies and haystacks. But I suppose I’ve developed a sense of ...read more
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April Events in Paris: Our Top Picks

La Tete dans les Olives La Bouffe: Ongoing: Cédric Casanova, the Italian genius behind ‘La Tete dans les Olives’ strikes again with his just-opened épicerie, Au Conservatoire. Book the shop’s only table for yourself and seven of your closest ...read more