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Club Showcase | Best Nightclubs in Paris

A nightclub underneath a bridge sounds like it should be an interesting place to socialise, but Club Showcase is more than this. Once a former boat hangar beneath the iconic Pont Alexandre III, the nightspot is youthful and trendy, playing host to both up and coming and fully established DJs. The location really is out […]
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Fête de la Musique (June 21)

For one night only, Paris is a true party town late until the morning with Fête de la Musique, which is a singular free music festival celebrating the beginning of summer.  As a glitter of light from late dusk remains until nearly 11:00 p.m., this event, in which normally restrained Parisians party loudly until the […]
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European Independent Film Festival

In only 6 years, The European Independent Film Festival has made waves and built a truly impressive reputation among the international film community. This event is lauded as the Sundance of Europe. The 2011 selection will screen 77 films from 25 different countries. However, as with most festivals of this nature, not all of them […]
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Mondrian Exhibition – Centre Pompidou

What to do in Paris when end-of-season sales are finished and weather is not nice? Apart from eating, of course, one of the remaining options is visiting an exhibition. The Centre Pompidou aka Notre Dame des Tuyaux (“Our Lady of Pipes” as it is called by Parisians, due to its uniquely monumental architecture) constantly offers […]
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A Pocket of Paris: rue Quincampoix

It’s September again and fall will soon arrive in Paris which means the city has woken up from its August hibernation. The tourists are gone, the shops are open, the children are back in school, and galleries are redecorating their white walls with new art. It’s pretty easy to get the impression that in its […]
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Jazz Festival in Parc Floral

Since the 1920s at the height of jazz, Paris has always attracted great jazz musicians, from Charlie Parker to Miles Davis.  There are also over 40 jazz clubs in Paris that continue to attract star performers worldwide, and Paris itself continues to develop talented artists from the ground up.  For 10 years, Paris has hosted […]
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