Events

Fiac Paris, Oct 22-25, 09 Contemporary Art’s Creme de la Creme

www.amisdesmusees.lu True to Parisian form, Fiac, the international contemporary art fair taking place October 22-25, aims to impress. Hundreds of works, spread throughout the Tuilleries gardens, the Cour Carrée of the Louvre and the Grand Palais, promise to shock, amaze, frustrate and provoke – just what the French (and Francophiles) need to get a little […]
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Hungry? Paris’ Semaine du Goût (taste week) Turns 20

Photo: gralon.net Now that Paris Fashion Week is over, we can all get back to what we really love… food. Paris’ 20th annual Semaine du Goût (“Taste Week”) kicked off on Saturday and runs through next Sunday, the 18th. ...read more
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Wine Harvest in Paris – Montmartre’s Fête des Vendanges

Photo: Painting in Paris We all know that France produces its fair share of wine, but did you know that Montmartre has its own wine-producing tradition? In addition to being the home of Paris’ only functioning vineyard, it is also home to ...read more
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October 8-11: Paris’ Vintage Decor Events

Attention all design and interior décor gurus! This weekend there will be no respite for the aesthetically minded. After a week devoted to decorating the flesh, it’s time to think about the home. October 8-11, two not-to-be-missed events are ...read more
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Heidi Swanson’s 10 Days in Paris

Food blogger, photographer, and world traveler Heidi Swanson reflects on 10 idyllic days in Paris. From the flea markets at Clignancourt to the gelato at Pozzetto to dinner at Le Verre Volé, she hit a number of our favorite spots. Text and ...read more
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Festival d’Automne: Art Abounds in Paris

The P&O Ferries UK blog has written up a wonderful account of this year’s Festival d’Automne, which is taking place from now until December 19. Rodrigo Garcia – Versus – at the Theatre du Rond Point Nov 18-22 In ...read more
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Late Night Art: Paris’ Nuit Blanche 2009

parisiensalon.com Grab an espresso and gear up for an endless evening of artistic exploration! This Saturday, October 3, Paris’ Nuit Blanche returns for its 8th year. This free annual event (which translates roughly to “sleepless ...read more

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HiP Eats: Le Fooding d’Amour

Courtesy of: www.lefoodingdamour.com On Friday night, the HiP crew came out in full force to attend Le Fooding d’Amour Paris – New York. Sarah, Geneviève and I joined the mayhem at P.S.1 in order to sample innovative cuisine from ...read more
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Portes Ouvertes — It’s Not Too Late!

It’s not too late to visit the “Portes Ouvertes” in Menilmontant. During this event, many studios throughout the 19th and 20th arrondissements will open their doors to the public in an attempt to unite artists with the ...read more
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Le Fooding Takes New York

Crab salad inspired by a dish by Yves Camdeborde. Photo: gourmet.com I have long believed that Paris and New York are jealous lovers—mutually obsessed, covetous, but still fiercely stubborn and, ultimately, true only to themselves. Nowhere is ...read more
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Exploring Paris’ Art & Architecture with Context Tours

Gargoyle on Notre Dame – www.photosfan.com While Paris is the perfect city for aimless ambling, there is a time and a place for directed exploration. Earlier this summer, I had the pleasure of taking Context Tours’ “Art and Architecture of ...read more
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Penthouse Living: Artist Markus Hansen’s View From Above

The staircase and downstairs dining area. In his work, German artist Markus Hansen spends considerable time trying to “undefine” himself. Whether working on films, sculpture installations, or urban projects, he uses his art to explore the ...read more
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Moonlight Cinema – Cinéma au Clair de Lune

August in Paris is all about slowing down and appreciating life’s little pleasures. In other words, you have an excuse to do absolutely nothing. In that spirit, the Forum des Images invites you to sit back and let them do the work, as they bring ...read more