Exposition

New at Le Musée du Chocolat

Article by Frank Cierpial Whenever I read travel guides for Paris or watch shows on the travel channel on Paris, they always talk about the same things.  They base everything around The Louvre, The Eiffel Tower, and La Notre Dame de Paris.  While those things are magnificent and you must visit them… I repeat…you must visit them, but there are other… Read more →

Dries Van Noten Retrospective

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs often has fashion exhibits that are of the utmost quality. I have seen a few there, and most recently the Dries Van Noten Inspirations retrospective of his fashion design career so far. If you do attend this exhibit, may I suggest reading Dana Thomas’ portrait of the Belgian deisgner, in the Wall Street Journal first… Read more →

Les Jeudis Arty

A new non-profit organisation Parisian event is in the works. It is fun, trendy and culturally speaking it’s terribly chic but remains accessible to even a total non-art snob such as myself. I know little about art. I took a few art and architecture classes when I first arrived in Paris, but beyond a few classics and some of the… Read more →

Some Things Never Change : 19th Century Parisian Activities

Expo : Les Parisiens de Daumier. Until March 4th… HURRY! 3€ Entry. Galerie du Crédit Municipal de Paris 55, rue des Francs-Bourgeois – 75004 Paris. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm – Closed Sundays I first heard about this expo via the blog Paris, Maman et Moi. Being a 19th century French literature fan (I have the entire collection of Balzac – and FYI,… Read more →

Vintage Gallery – Americana in Paris

  Jukeboxes, slot machines, gum ball machines, gasoline pumps, Limoge porcelain statuetes of the Statue of Liberty made for the bicentennial of the USA in 1976, traffic lights, telephones, Coca Cola machines… these are just a few of the tings you’ll find at Vintage Gallery. Patrick Guérin has a fantastic place on the boulevard Pereire in the 17th. An incredible… Read more →

Why Visit Paris in January

Post by Jenny Bailey   The new year is upon us! (Bonjour, 2014!) Although this might be the month dedicated to dismantling the festive decorations and shedding the December weight, that doesn’t mean the good times have to end too. From spending what’s leftover from your Christmas cash to ticking off your cultural new year’s resolutions, here’s our list of… Read more →

Why Visit Paris in November

Post by Jenny Baily What do you call a person who jumps off the Pont Alexandre III in November? In Seine. With the blague du jour out of the way, here are some other amusing activities going on in the capital this month. Read more →

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