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The Alexis Grüss Circus in Paris

We were invited to one of the most magical circus performances I have ever seen. The Alexis Grüss circus is performing their new creation (the latest in their 40 year repertoire):  Pégase & Icare.  But more than an enchanting circus, the Alexis Grüss enterprise, is a family of artists, a family that works together and passes down their traditions and knowledge… Read more →

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A Night at the Opera – Le Roi Arthus

A dear friend was in town and wanted to offer me an evening out at l’Opera de Paris since I have spent the last two months being a new mom. I certainly was thrilled to get to dress up and go out into the center of Paris. I haven’t left the neighborhood much since the last month of my pregnancy.… Read more →

Caroline Nin Gives Us Edith Piaf Back

Caroline Nin, « French chanteuse » as she is self described, is a jazz singer and has been practicing her art since she was a wide-eyed youth, off to concquor London. She traveled the world for 20 years singing in concert halls from Australia to America, and has now returned to her home town of Paris where she now shares her show… Read more →

Sleeping Beauty at the Paris Opera House

I really wanted to title this post « David Hallberg’s Amazing Coup de Pied » but I wasn’t sure if that would be a title anyone would really understand, let alone click on to read the post. Chéri took me to the ballet at the Opera de Paris (this time at the Bastille opera house). I was disappointed that the show wasn’t… Read more →

VIP Girls Night at the Races!

I got invited to a fun VIP treatment soirée at the racetrack at the Vincennes Hippodrome recently, and so I thought I’d make a girls-night-out of it and brought along my best friend. And we had a ball! An Evening At The Races from Prete Moi Paris on Vimeo. It was a Tuesday night, and Tuesday nights are not typically… Read more →

Gala Concert & Cocktail : Giveaway!

Sinfonietta Paris is a new Chamber Music orchestra and the brainchild endeavor of Michael Boone, former head of the music department at the University of Colorado. I met Michael at the Kooka Boora café at the same time I met Very-Intersting-and-talented-dude (which you’ll read about in my next  post!). Just another proof that Paris still attracts artists and amazing people… Read more →

Paris Baroque – Ouverture Magnifique

I wrote about it in October, and now it is here : The newest music festival on scene in Paris just opened last night (November 23, 2012) with a beautiful and spectacular concert in the Saint Sulpice church. The Simphonie du Marais directed by Hugo Reyne, played a program of « Sacred Music from Richelieu to Louis XIV » that included Lully,… Read more →

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