Category Archives: Culture

Interview with Lilac Yosiphon – Althea Theatre

This year sees the first edition of the exciting Paris Fringe Festival. In order to draw attention to the event, and find out a little more about one of the participating groups, I spoke to Lilac Yosiphon, the Artistic Director … 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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"Do you speak Touriste?" A guide for Parisians about tourists!

The preconception that Parisians are not the most friendly bunch when it comes to tourists is clearly not 100% correct, but that’s a cliché for you. There is, however, an element of truth in there… and the Town Hall wants … Continue reading

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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 Montmartre Dionysia: a biannual new theater festival

Theatre-lovers this one’s for you: the Montmartre Dionysia theater festival is coming around again, and they’re looking to be seduced by new scripts, dazzled by budding directors and even amazed by your acting skillz. English-language only.Even if you’re not quite … Continue reading

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Is this the death of Dénoyez?

The rue Dénoyez can be found just up from the buzzing Belleville metro in Paris’ 20th arrondissement. But it might not be there much longer, because the famous street-of-street-art is being threatened by a redevelopment plan… photo by Akuppa John Wigham … Continue reading

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Culture on the rails – La Halle Pajol

The 18th arrondissement in Paris is so much more than the Sacré Coeur! From the arty 104 to the delicious Marché Olive, the Town Hall has been investing money in previously run-down areas and encouraging the creation of vibrant cultural … Continue reading

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