Whether you’re sitting on the edge of the Seine or on the terrace of a charming Parisian café, jazz often perfumes the air in the City of Light. …read more

Since moving to Paris, I’ve given Francophone music another chance, but this time through a more modern lens. Inspired by some of my favorite anglophone artists, here are five modern French speaking music artists worth checking out. …read more

Split only by the busy boulevard Voltaire, the rue de la Folie-Méricourt and rue Popincourt form a bridge between the Oberkampf and Voltaire neighborhoods of Paris. While located in one of the more bobo arrondissements, this corner of the 11th has thus far resisted gentrification. …read more

Behind a street art mural along Canal Saint Martin hides Paris’ best-kept secret — “Ghetto Museum” Le Comptoir General. This multi-purpose treasure trove celebrates Franco-african culture through music, film, fashion, and dance, and has a steady following among in-the-know Parisians and expats. …read 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 world, knowing I’d get to stay for more than a handful of… …read more

La Bellevilloise – Terrace (Jerome Seillier) A typical Parisian night out can mean any number of things. Some people like the club scene, while others prefer a quiet drink along the Seine. Some can knock back shots at the bar, and others look for a cultural infusions via acoustic guitar sets or art gallery openings. To… …read more