Summers of Dance Festival – Alvin Ailey
The Chatelet Theater has presented a summer dance festival for the last 11 years. This season for the fourth time, they proudly showcase the New York based Alvin Ailey Dance Theater directed by Robert Battle. The company will perform many of its iconic pieces including Home, Revelations, Pas De Duke, and The River and will also have premiers of After the Rain, Bad Blood, Exodus, and Grace.
July 7- August 1, 2015
Theatre du Chatelet
Place du Chatelet, 75001
Pressionism- The Masters of Graffiti on Canvas
Nearly 100 paintings from the 1980s and 1990s celebrate the vibrant and political masters of graffiti on canvas. Artists from the U.S. and Europe include Keith Haring, Jean- Michel Basquiat, Skki, Ash, Jay, Tracy, Rime, Bill Blast, T-kid, and Bando, the most famous graffiti artist in France.
Till September 13
Pinacotheque de Paris
28 Place Madeleine, 75008
Open daily 10:30AM-:30PM, Wednesday & Friday till 8:30PM
The Centre National des Arts Plastiques , one of the largest collections of contemporary furniture in Europe, tells the story of contemporary design with ten themes and narratives.
Till August 16
3 bis rue Papin 75003
Metro: Reaumir Sebastopol
Open 2PM-8PM, Tuesday to Saturday , 12PM-7PM Sunday
Paris Jazz Festival
Enjoy summer in the Parc Floral with the sound of jazz. Acts include Over the Hills, Steve Potts Quartet, Jerome Sabbagh Quarte Songhoy Blues, World Kora Trio, and Yves Rosseau Quartet.
Till July 26
Come experience Eye Prefer Paris live with Eye Prefer Paris Tours, which are 3-hour walking tours I personally lead. Eye Prefer Paris Tours include many of the places I have written about such as small museums & galleries, restaurants, cafes, food markets, secret addresses, fashion & home boutiques, parks and gardens and much more. In addition to my specialty Marais Tour, I also lead tours of Montmartre, St. Germain, Latin Quarter, in addition to Shopping Tours, Gay Tours, Girlfriend Tours, Food Tours, Flea Market Tours, Paris Highlights Tours, and Chocolate & Pastry tours.
Tours start at 225 euros for up to 3 people, and 75 euros for each additional person. I look forward to meeting you on my tours and it will be my pleasure and delight to show you my insiders Paris.
Check it out at www.eyepreferparistours.com
Click here to watch a video of our famous Marais tour
New! Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes
I am happy to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes. Come take an ethnic culinary journey with me and chef and caterer Charlotte Puckette, co-author of the bestseller The Ethnic Paris Cookbook (with Olivia Kiang-Snaije). First we will shop at a Paris green-market for the freshest ingredients and then return to Charlotte's professional kitchen near the Eiffel Tower to cook a three-course lunch. After, we will indulge in the delicious feast we prepared along with hand-selected wines.
Cost: 195 euros per person (about $210)
Time: 9:30AM- 2PM (approximately 4 1/2 hours)
Location: We will meet by a metro station close to the market
Class days: Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Minimum of 2 students, maximum 6 students.
Click here to sign up for the next class or for more info.