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What theater plays are you seeing in Paris right now?

What makes Paris unique is undoubtedly its culture. The city is renowned for its historical monuments, architecture and museums. But the beauty of Paris is not limited to that, it is also home to a rich and varied artistic scene. Many theaters in the capital offer a wide range of performances ranging from classical to modern. They offer visitors unforgettable and immersive experiences through their performances on the biggest French stages. From the Théâtre National Populaire to the Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe via the Théâtre Mogador, there is a play for everyone in Paris. The world of theater develops steadily to offer an ever greater variety to spectators, all rich in color and culture. Here is an anthology of new releases and successful pieces that go into overtime. – PLAYS THAT PLAY THE EXTENSION ZOLA THE INFREQUENTABLE The confrontation between Emile Zola and Léon Daudet which led to the article “J'accuse”. *Where is it ? At the Théâtre de la Contrescarpe. *When is it? Until May 5, from…

The terrace Les Editeurs carrfeour de l'odéon in Paris

Les Éditeurs: the cult literary café at Odéon

The Carrefour de l'Odéon represents an emblematic spot in Paris. A little away from the hubbub, we discover a pretty little square, storefront. This is where one of the neighborhood's most popular addresses proudly sits: Les Éditeurs. Focus on this literary café that multiplies the heart assets. – In the 6th arrondissement, dear to Parisian publishing houses, Les Éditeurs is an unmissable address. On the pretty terrace, a myriad of tables with white tablecloths invite you to a moment of discreet indulgence. But it is once inside that the soul of the Editors reveals itself. A true ode to the district, there are nearly 5000 books, scattered all over the restaurant. The rows line up with dignity and frame the small corners where it is good to settle down. Big club armchairs, soft benches… You are immediately imbued with the warm spirit of the place. On the menu, the classics of French bistronomy rub shoulders. Between well-stocked salads, a club sandwich to die for or very good meats, our heart swings. It is also interesting to…

The 15 most visited museums in Paris

The most visited capital in the world, Paris is home to many historical monuments, as well as a beautiful myriad of museums. Visiting Paris also means rediscovering these high places representing the epicenter of French cultural life. Lose yourself in the alleys of the Louvre – admiring its prolific collections – vibrate to the rhythm of the exhibitions of the Branly Museum, marvel at the audacity of the masterpieces exhibited at the Center Georges Pompidou… – The adults – The Louvre Museum The most visited museum in the world – notably thanks to its famous Mona Lisa – the Louvre is full of masterpieces from all over the world. Among them, the "Victory of Samothrace" or the "Venus de Milo". The galleries offer extraordinary collections of European paintings from the 1989th to the 75001th century: Vermeer, whose delicate "Lacemaker" can be admired, Rembrandt and his "Bathsheba", not forgetting his "Pilgrims of Emmaus". Designed by Ieoh Ming Pei, the Louvre Pyramid was inaugurated in XNUMX by President François Mitterrand and is the last major achievement. Louvre Museum, rue de Rivoli, XNUMX …

Must-see exhibitions in November

In November, the cultural return continues! Here are the must-see exhibitions this fall to treat yourself to a little culture shot. - "Finally the cinema!" Arts, images and spectacles in France (1833-1907) ”at the Musée d'Orsay The Lumière brothers gave birth to the cinema in 1895. Two centuries later, the Musée d'Orsay returns to the genesis of this invention which changed the world forever… So, finally the cinema! Arts, Images and Performances in France (1833-1907) is a celebration of cinema as a cultural phenomenon in the context of older art forms and the modes of cultural representation and imagination from which cinema emerged. The exhibition brings together nearly 300 films, photographs, drawings, paintings and sculptures. We find works by Auguste Rodin, Claude Monet, Pierre Bonnard, Berthe Morisot and Charles Pathé alongside lesser-known artists. Where: Musée d'Orsay, 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris. When: From September 28, 2021 to January 16, 2022. BOOK MY VISIT - “Destination Cosmos, the ultimate challenge” at the Atelier des Lumières Since October 22, the Atelier des Lumières has been offering a ...

The 5 most anticipated exhibitions of the fall

September is the end of the holidays, the way to the office for some, the return to school for others… But not only! This season, the cultural re-entry will also be rich in exhibitions of all kinds. Here are the must-see ones this fall to treat yourself to a little culture shot. - "Paris-Athens, Birth of modern Greece 1675 - 1919" at the Louvre Museum The Louvre Museum offers a magnificent leap in time through a journey from Paris to Athens, to discover modern Greece ... A fascinating exhibition which celebrates the bicentenary of the independence of Greece… This retrospective brings together a large number of works combining at the same time paintings, sculptures, photographs, archeology and other costumes… So many elements reflecting the identity of this country with the culture so rich… Read the full article here. Where: Louvre Museum, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris. When: From September 30, 2021 to February 7, 2022. BOOK MY VISIT - 'Henri Cartier-Bresson - Revoir Paris' at the Musée Carnavalet Entre ses murs, the oldest museum in ...

What will make you happy this weekend

Immerse yourself in the back-to-school books, treat yourself to a shot of culture, have breakfast in a new stylish spot… It doesn't take much to be happy, so follow our guide! - Instagrammer the Arc de Triomphe packaged In September 2020, 35 years after the packaging of the Pont-Neuf, Christo Vladimiroff Javacheff wanted to repeat the experience in Paris. This time, with another emblematic monument of the capital: the Arc de Triomphe. Thus, since last September 18, you will be able to admire the famous building under 25 m000 of recycled polypropylene fabric with silvery and bluish shades, surrounded by 2 kilometers of red rope… Find out more about this creation here. An event not to be missed ! I BOOK MY VISIT - Have a blast at the Hôtel de la Marine museum The Hôtel de la Marine has finally reopened its doors to the public! An iconic place of French heritage, this majestic setting enhances the coat of arms of French maritime history. He invites his visitors on a wonderful journey through the ages. During the visit, they discover in total immersion, sumptuous fully furnished apartments, ceremonial lounges, a glass roof ...

The 15 exhibitions to discover in Paris this summer

Since May 19, museums and other cultural venues have reopened their doors, to the delight of Parisians who are fond of culture! A brief overview of the exhibitions that will make the summer for those who stay in Paris. - 'Napoleon' at the Grande Halle de la Villette As complex as he was valiant, Napoleon Bonaparte represents one of the greatest figures in the history of France. On the occasion of the bicentenary of his death, La Villette, La Rmn - Grand Palais and RERE / Adonis have joined forces to offer a spectacular exhibition, portraying this fascinating man to whom we owe the France of today. From its ascent to the decline of the imperial adventure, the exhibition retraces in nine sections key moments in French history to the intimate life of the emperor, between heroism and tragedy, victory and defeat, modern advances and regressive measures… On the program: more than 150 original pieces, brought together here for the first time. You will be able to admire masterpieces designed under the Empire, exceptional objects that belonged to Napoleon and…