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Paris Summer Music Festivals

Paris Summer Music Festivals July 28, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Rock-en-Seine 2010 © Sylvere.h This summer, classical music fans get a look-in for once when it comes to music festivals in Paris. In the beautiful surroundings of the Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, the 19th annual programme by Octuor de France runs until 15 August, with concerts featuring the music...

More Midsummer Music Madness

More Midsummer Music Madness June 22, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The event? Paris’s annual Fête de la Musique – held every 21 June and now in its 30th year The scene? Everywhere, but I concentrated on Canal Saint-Martin area in the 10th arrondissement The atmosphere? Balmy – the forecast rain held off Barmy – those crazy Parisians know how to party Where...

The Seaside Comes to Paris

The Seaside Comes to Paris June 18, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Summer in the city can leave you needing more than an ice-cream to cool down – especially if you have been slogging round the must-see sights. As the sun beats down on the roofs of Paris and crisps the leaves of the horse-chestnut trees in the Jardin du Luxembourg, the beaches of Paris Plages appear...

Midsummer Music in the Streets

Midsummer Music in the Streets June 17, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
What’s happening? On the night of Tuesday 21 June, it’s France’s 30th annual Fête de la Musique. In Paris and all over the country, choirs, orchestras, Andean flute players and scruffy indy kids will be striking a chord or several and providing free entertainment for anyone who wants it. What...

Bring on the accordions

Bring on the accordions March 11, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Buskers can arouse violent reactions. Some love them, some hate them. The Paris Métro has strict rules for busking in its passageways: would-be underground entertainers have to audition and stick to specific pitches at specific times. Buskers at Pont Neuf © Paris Tourist Office / Amélie Dupont On...
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