Category Archives: art

Swimming under a Moon

…in an indoor pool in Paris on a Friday night. Advertisements

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PLU n.6 Submissions open

Do you write poetry, prose, articles, interviews? Are you into creating works of art, taking interesting photographs, drawing cartoons? Paris Lit Up is looking for excellent, exciting work to put into the sixth edition of its art & literature magazine. … Continue reading

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Origami workshops in Paris!

This blog is about discovering some of Paris’ hidden gems. Today, I’m sharing a recent discovery – a shop and atelier entirely devoted to beautiful hand-made paper creations. I took part in one of their workshops, and here’s what I … Continue reading

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New Theatre and Arts collective in Paris: Fourplay

Friends and fellow Paris-based creative types Chris Newens and Alice Brace have launched a new arts collective called Fourplay. Here’s what it’s all about…

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Arts & Culture festival in Paris: Onze Bouge

It’s festival time again in Paris! The sun seems to bring out the culture vultures in Paris. So let’s all go along to the “Festival Onze Bouge” in the 11th arrondissement from 6-13 June to flap our artistic wings and snap up … Continue reading

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The Pillow Project

Freejazz dance in Paris  Definition: “There is no universally accepted definition of freejazz.” Isn’t it just jazz you don’t have to pay for…? Nope. Freejazz (or free jazz) grew up in the Fifties and Sixties, with an emphasis on improvisation, … Continue reading

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Graffiti and Hiphop

Things are heating up in Paris and, with the sunshine, spending the weekend outside is mandatory. Taking my own advice, I went along to the Graffiti All Starz for Japan, a two-day graffiti project organised as part of the Quinzaine … Continue reading

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