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What’s IN: Things to Do in Paris This Week

This week in Paris, get involved in a worthy cause, celebrate the immigrant experience in France and make your garden grow!
Notre Dame Cathedrale interior. © Alexis Duclos

5 Mysteries in the Halls of Notre Dame Cathedral

Tour guide Laura Moore reveals some not-to-be-missed features to look out for when you visit Notre Dame cathedral in Paris!
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Paris Books: What Inspires Writers in the City of LIght

With so many Paris books out there, what exactly has inspired generations of authors to pen stories about the City of Light?
Paris Fringe Festival act

First-Ever Paris Fringe Shines Spotlight on English-Language Theater

The first-ever Paris Fringe Festival of English-language international theater hits the City of Light. Here are some highlights of what shows to look out for.

Beauty in the “Chicken Hands” of Hardworking Filipino Women

Ryan Abrilo’s "CHICKEN HANDS", at the La Maison Européenne de la Photographie, is a photographic tribute of a Filipino son to his mother and the too many women like her, who have sacrificed their lives for the care of their families.

What’s IN: Things to Do in Paris This Week

This week in Paris, admire the work of women artists, help protect zoo animals, explore a contemporary art fair and adopt the yoga lifestyle.
French bashing: Air France manager's shirt ripped off

The Art of French Solidarity

"French-Bashing" is officially a phenomenon that the French press has been aware of for years. It seems that everyone the world over loves to scorn Gallic shrugs, allegedly rude waiters and politicians that have a sex life worthy of a bad soap opera. Maybe it's jealousy, maybe it's just a bit of fun, for Anglo-Saxons at least. But to focus on negative points is taking a rather narrow view, n'est ce pas?
French lingerie

French Lingerie: Kate Kemp-Griffin’s Wonderful World of Breasts and Bras

A Canadian expat describes the inspiration behind her journey into the unique sensual and powerful world of French lingerie.
treasure hunt at the Louvre

Treasure Hunt at the Louvre: A Thrilling Friday Night Out

Visiting the Louvre museum can seem a gargantuan task, and a bit intimidating for some people. But THATLou treasure hunts make discovering art in one of the world's greatest museums a heart-stopping and fun mission for people of all ages.
Icons of Modern Art Exhibit

“Icons of Modern Art”: an Awesome Must-See at Louis Vuitton Foundation

In Paris, don't miss "Icons of Modern Art", an awesome collection of masterpieces—from Matisses to Picassos—shown for the first time outside of Russia.