Heidi Ellison

Heidi Ellison, a long-time Paris resident, is a freelance journalist specializing in art, travel and literature. Her articles have been published in dozens of international publications, and she has contributed to a number of guidebooks on Paris and France.

Paris Update Events 04.10.17

September 26, 2017 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

October 7 All-night art Nuit Blanche is an all-night festival of outdoor art events, plus special happenings in museums, which stay open late for free. The spotlight this year is on collective works. Various locations, Paris Through November 12 Contemporary … Read More

Irving Penn

September 26, 2017 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

Irving Penn (1917–2009) is one of the generation of postwar photographers who made their name in fashion but went on to conquer other photographic genres. The Grand Palais is now presenting a major retrospective (which originated at the Metropolitan Museum … Read More

Paris Update Events 20.09.17

September 20, 2017 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

 September 22-October 2 Antique fair in a bucolic setting A visit to the Foire de Chatou antique market and regional products fair makes a great weekend outing. Chatou September 23-24 Whisky-a-go-go Whisky tastings, food pairings, cocktails and more at the Festival … Read More

Paris Update Events 13.09.17

September 13, 2017 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

September 16-17 Heritage days The doors to normally closed monuments and other buildings open to the public for the Journées Européennes du Patrimoine.  Various locations, Paris September 15-17 Happy birthday, Irish Cultural Center The center celebrates its 15th anniversary in Paris … Read More

Paris Update Events 26.07.17

July 26, 2017 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

September 8-10 New-style theater festival Les Floréales Théâtrales features young companies and rarely produced plays along with concerts and food stands. Théâtre de Ménilmontant, Paris Through mid-September Swimming in the canal The water in the Bassin de la Villette has been … Read More