Behind the Scenes of the Black Cat of Montmartre
Almost everyone knows the Black Cat of Montmartre. This popular poster image represents one of the most well-known French advertisements in the world, and countless souvenirs and other products have been created featuring this image. Now, until Ju..
Ruptures — a Quirky Exploration of Science and Physics
A fun, new exhibition called 'Ruptures' has come to the Palais de la Découverte from February 12, 2013 until November 10, 2013. With its location in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, this interesting exhibit hall is just a stone's th..
Enjoy an Exotic Thai Meal in a Trendy and Relaxing Setting
Just a few steps from the Palais Royal, there is a restaurant that pays homage to the Thai way of life by serving up delicious Thai-inspired dishes in a sumptuous and relaxing atmosphere. The restaurant is called Thaïm, and it allows diners to sp..
An Inspirational Avant-Garde Furniture Designer Comes to Paris
Did you know that one of the early pioneers of the modern architecture movement was an Irish aristocrat named Eileen Gray? Born in 1878, Gray originally studied painting before moving on to furniture. It was the 1900 World's Fair in Paris that inspir..
The Musical Carousel Dazzles Parisian Audiences in March
From March 18 until March 27, 2013, an enchanting and beloved musical will be performed on a Parisian stage. The musical is Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, and it will be featured at the
A Tribute to the Subversive Art Icon Keith Haring
Keith Haring is known for his bold, unmistakable style. This artist, who shot to fame in the late 1980s, broke barriers and created controversy throughout his career. Now, he is being honored by the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, also kno..
A Lively Carnaval Celebration in Paris
The Carnaval de Paris is coming to Paris in February, so guests staying at one of the Grands Hôtels Parisiens can take the opportunity to experience this unique and joyful event..
A Celebration of the Contemporary Dance Spirit
Over the course of the next four months, guests staying at one of the Grands Hôtels Parisiens can watch one of over 60 performance pieces being put on by exciting, young dance c..
Catch Cool Indie Concerts in Historical Parisian Music Venues
Launched just last year in 2011, the Fireworks Festival is coming back to Paris from February 13 to February 24, 2013. This indie music festival has been put together in order to introduce up-and-coming independent musical artists to larger audiences..
Comic Book Art Grows Up in the 18th Arrondissement of Paris
In 2011, the French magazine 'Hey !' and the cultural institution La Halle Saint-Pierre collaborated to bring alternative art to a larger audience. After the success of this first partnership, a second collaboration has now been envisioned for 2013. ..