things to do in Paris

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

This week, shop for unique Christmas gifts, indulge in a weekend of contemporary art and attend a horse-lover's dream event.
things to do in Paris

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

Enjoy seasonal gourmet goodies, enter the world of Cartier and explore a week of cultural activities to fight against discrimination.
Picasso.Mania exhibit

Pop Culture Mama – Picasso: the Man, the Myth

One of the first artist-celebrities of the modern era, Pablo Picasso the man is at least as famous as his art. So it is no surprise that he has had a lasting influence on a generation of artists and art lovers. Picasso’s legacy is the focus of Picasso.Mania, a new exhibit at the Grand Palais through February 29, 2016.
PAD Paris

PAD Paris 2016: Celebrating l’Art de Vivre and the Art of the Collector

As PAD Paris (Pavillon of Art and Design) celebrates its 20th anniversary, a collectible design expert at Artecase gives us the highlights of the crème de la crème of the city's design fairs.
Caroline Fredericks

Carole Fredericks: Honoring an American Sister’s French Musical Legacy

There are numerous examples of African-American artists who were, and are, very successful in France: Josephine Baker in the Twenties, Richard Wright in the Forties and James Baldwin in the Fifties. Yet for some, their accomplishments remain unknown and often uncelebrated in their native country. Thus was the case of my sister, Carole Denise Fredericks.
Parisian charm

Unravel the Secrets of Seduction in Parisian Charm School

The author of a new book describes the art of Parisian charm that makes French women so alluring and explains how anyone can master it.
Fête de la Musique 2016 feature image

Making Music and Celebrating Life at the Fête de la Musique 2016

What better way to spend the longest day of the year than by making music late into the night? For the 35th edition of la Fête de la Musique in Paris, the theme is "Music is stronger than…", an uplifting appeal to unite as a community after a difficult year.
Five Flights Up book cover

Book Excerpt – Five Flights Up: Sex, Love and Family, from Paris to Lyon

In her second book, "Five Flights Up", author and psychotherapist Kristin Louise Duncombe writes candidly and touchingly about uprooting her life, again, for her husband's career. Here's a preview ...
french etiquette

5 Lessons in French Etiquette and Why Manners Count

Business etiquette and French savoir-vivre coach Marie de Tilly explains how mastering good manners can make all the difference in fitting into French society.
things to do in Paris

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

This week, get into the holiday spirit with Christmas markets galore, a Kapla building workshop for the family, and a sky-high trampoline adventure.