A Modern Take on the Classic Idea of a French Garden
The Domaine National of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, a quiet commune that lies just northwest of the City of Light, is running a free exhibition until October 14, 2013. This exhibition provides a great opportunity for visitors to explore an area that is ..
The Fragmented Vision of a Contemporary Music Composer
Pierre Henry is known the world over for his talents as a musical composer. Born in 1927, the French composer was one of the inventors of a style of music called 'musique concrète,' which blends electronic and acoustic sounds with interesting result..
An Offbeat Restaurant-Bar in a Hip Parisian Neighborhood
In a hip underground neighborhood, two steps away from the Saint Martin Canal, a bar and restaurant called the Cabinet de sa Majesté — Her Majesty's Cabinet, in English — is providing a cool new place to hang out. At this cozy e..
Bubble Tea Fever Takes Over the City of Light
Bubble tea may not be very well known in France yet, but there is a new establishment that is hoping to change all of that. At the Bubble Fever Café, visitors can discover bubble tea for the first time or revisit an old favorite. For those who ar..
The Summer of Ballet at the Théâtre du Châtelet
The Vienna State Ballet, known in German as Das Wiener Staatsballett, will be coming to the Parisian stage in July 2013 at the Théâtre du Châtelet. Known as one of the best ballet companies in the world, the Vienna State Ballet wi..
An Ecological, Avant-Garde Artist Showcased at the Musée en Herbe
The Musée en Herbe is a museum that seeks to explore the relationship between unique works of art and the public. Located quite close to the Tuileries Garden, one of Paris's most beautiful green spots, the Musée en Herbe welcomes a..
'Say Watt?' — A Multimedia Exhibit Honors the Sound System
From June 21 until August 25, 2013, a cultural center called the Gaîté Lyrique will welcome visitors who wish to discover an important facet of the underground music scene — the sound system. In an exhibit called, '
A Rustic Corsican Restaurant Charms Parisians
At a restaurant named A Casaluna, Parisians are getting a taste of delicious Corsican cuisine in an authentic, rustic atmosphere. Located right next to the garden of the Palais Royal in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, this is a great spot for visito..
The Paris Jazz Festival Brings Beats to the Parc Floral
The Paris Jazz festival is gearing up for an unforgettable return to the Parc Floral, one of Paris's most beautiful parks. From June 8 until July 28, 2013, guests staying at one of the Grands..
The Nature Festival Blooms at the Jardin des Plantes
France's National Museum of Natural History (Muséum Nationale d'Histoire Naturelle) will be in full bloom at the end of May. Tha..