Race to the Top of the Highest Skyscraper in France
On May 31, 2013, you can be part of the first ever vertical race to take place in France. The race will happen in Paris's business district, called La Défense, in the Tour First skyscraper. Guests staying at one of the
Dance Pioneer Pina Bausch's Work at the Théâtre de la Ville
Pina Bausch is one of the most well-known choreographers in the world. Born in Solingen, Germany in 1940, Bausch not only participated in the modern dance movement, she became a major driving force behind some of the greatest innovations of the genre..
Exploring Ancient Art in the Modern World
The Institut du Monde Arabe, a cultural center that showcases culture from the Arab world, will be presenting a very interesting exhibit from April 23 until September 8, 2013. The exhibit is called 'Nefertiti's Theorem' and it will i..
Fossils and Flowers in Paris's Beautiful Jardin des Plantes
The Jardin des Plantes in a Parisian garden in the lovely 5th arrondissement. However, the term 'garden' may be an understatement as the Jardin des Plantes actually houses a couple of museums, a large greenhouse and even a zoo. Fo..
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