Art and Culture

2008 Villette Jazz Festival in September – impressive and diverse line-up
18th August 2008

Forget the soft trad jazz of some of Paris' cheesier jazz clubs; this festival isn't afraid to make bold, refreshing...

2nd edition of the "Festival des Ideo"
12th August 2008

With a 'travel' theme, this slightly odd festival (at an odd time of year) has a a slightly odd setting...

Flamenco exhibition at the Petit Palais
7th July 2008

Spanish Nights. Flamenco, avant-garde and popular culture, 1865-1936 will be showcasing flamenco all summer at the Petit Palais. Olé !Julio...

César exhibition curated and designed by Jean Nouvel at the Fondation Cartier
3rd July 2008

Ten years after his death, an exhibition of the French sculptor known for his radical compressions (compacted cars, discarded metal...

New Authentik Guides to Paris
26th June 2008

Yes, Authentik with a 'k'. Handy size, snappily-written, and we're in 'em! (more…)

Paris Cinéma 2008 – Paris’ very own international film festival
16th June 2008

Couldn't get to Cannes? Neither could we. And why would we want to when there's so much going on here...

Umm Kulthum exhibition at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris
13th June 2008

More than three decades after her death, Umm Kulthum is still recognized as one of Egypt's most famous and distinguished...

Indian night at the Arlequin cinema in Paris
12th June 2008

As part of the Foire Saint Germain, spend the night listening to Indian music and poetry, with a Bollywood film...

Grace Kelly exhibition at Hôtel de Ville
4th June 2008

The much-loved film star and princess remembered.photo by targophoto.com used under cc licence (more…)

The "Parcours Saint-Germain" modern art circuit in, er, Saint-Germain
27th May 2008

Sixth year for this themed event with designers and artists creating special works in luxurious places...Katia Bourdarel (more…)