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.

L’Envol

Off the Ground and High as a Kite

July 25, 2018 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

Thematic exhibitions don’t teach visitors much about an artist or an art movement, but they are often amusing and/or thought-provoking. “L’Envol” (“Flight”) is both as it explores humankind’s eternal dream of flight. This is the last exhibition to be held … Read More

Abri Soba Restaurant

Gourmet Izakaya

July 25, 2018 | By Heidi Ellison | Restaurants

Continuing my quest to discover Paris’s best Japanese restaurants, I followed visits to Sanjo and Hakata Choten with dinner at Abri Soba, the second restaurant of the owner of Abri, Katsuaki Okiyama, one of the most brilliant of Paris’s wave of young … Read More

Paris Update Events 25.07.18

July 25, 2018 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

August 11-September 2 Outdoor classical concerts Concerts in the park at Festival Classique au Vert every weekend. Parc Floral August 18-September 16 Classical concerts in the park Summer concerts at the Festival de l’Orangerie de Sceaux.  Parc de Sceaux Through August 19 … Read More

Paris Update Events 18.07.18

July 18, 2018 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

July 18-August 19 Open-air cinema Cinema en Plein Air is back with the theme “Let’s Sing,” featuring such films as La La Land, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Yellow Submarine, Jules and Jim and Sugar Man. Free admission. Above: from Godard’s Pierrot … Read More