Events

Events

He was born in Limoges, spent most of his life in Paris, and died in Cagnes-sur-Mer, in Provence: but in the latter part of his life Pierre-Auguste Renoir spent long, happy periods of time...

According to a 2013 report by the International Dairy Federation, the average Frenchman/woman eats 25.9 kg of cheese each year – that’s almost half a kilo a week! So, following the sellout success of last...

Since the 1950s Scandinavia has been synonymous with cool, minimalist design, providing an alternative to the often cluttered architecture and interiors of mainland Europe. Arguably the best place in Paris to sample this way of...

The circus arts can rock the house. And that’s exactly what happened this past weekend at the 38th Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain. A lot of house rocking … powered by the style and...

The words “fragrant” and “railway station” don’t usually go hand in hand. (Odors, on the other hand, are a different story. And we're not talking about the sweet smell of freshly baked croissants.) But a...
Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2016, Paris

One of the most notable “angels” in Paris sits atop the Colonne de Juillet at Place de la Bastille. Though it looks like an angel, the sculpture is actually the Génie de la Liberté. (The...
42nd Street

Now’s your chance to see a fantastic show before the Théâtre du Châtelet closes in January 2017 for an important renovation that’s expected to last two years. The Théâtre du Châtelet has undergone a...

A new landmark exhibition at the Petit Palais honors the life and work of the famed Irish writer Oscar Wilde. Featuring over 200 exhibits, including original manuscripts and drawings, Oscar Wilde: Insolence Incarnate is...
Beaujolais Nouveau

Every year, on the third Thursday of each November, a chorus rings out in wine bars and cavistes around the world: Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! It’s Beaujolais Nouveau Day! Quickly fermented and shipped around the world,...

As winter makes its appearance in Paris, the holiday mood slowly settles in. Ornamental lights begin to illuminate quiet streets and annual Christmas markets line the bustling boulevards, soon to be followed by the smell of...
Fotofever 2016

Now in it's fifth year, Fotofever is certainly not slowing down. The event, taking place at the Carrousel du Louvre, is where art galleries from all over the world gather to exhibit, and sell,...

As Adrian Leeds began to become known as “the Julia Child of French real estate” and her thrice-weekly posts became increasingly popular, the number of people who wanted to “have a coffee” with her...