Category Archives: Culture

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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La Recyclerie – cultural space on Paris’ old railway

Not to be confused with last month’s post, La Recyclerie is the current ‘place to be seen’ if you’re in Paris’ trendy crowd, but does the hipster hype make it worth a visit? I dragged two friends along – one willing, one … Continue reading

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Paris Lit Up – What We Do

I’ve been a part of the Paris Lit Up team for a while now, and thought I’d write a post on just exactly what we do, including why this weekend is an extra special one!  (continue…) What is Paris Lit … Continue reading

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Talent Focus: Victor’s History of the Chanson Française

This is the first time that I’ve interviewed anyone for my blog. But after hearing Victor perform some of his amazing 13-part history of La Chanson Française – written in alexandrines and punctuated by anecdotal musical illustrations – I wanted … Continue reading

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