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.

Mathieu Boogaerts

May 17, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | What's New Art & Culture

Minimalist Mathieu Mathieu Boogaerts, a song stylist with minimalist charm. Singer/songwriter/musician Mathieu Boogaerts’ new album, Michel (Tôt ou Tard), is deceptively simple and quietly seductive. His quirky singing style is sometimes reminiscent of that of Vincent Delerm, but Boogaerts is … Read More

Juliette

May 3, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | What's New Art & Culture

New Chanson Française Juliette, once the French Harry Connick, Jr., has struck out in new musical directions. Photo: Lisa Roze Juliette Noureddine, better known as Juliette, made her name by singing in the tradition of French chanteuses like Edith Piaf … Read More

Camille

April 26, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | What's New Art & Culture

La Björk Française Camille: a French chanteuse with a difference. Photo: © EMI France Camille, a 26-year-old Parisian chanteuse who is being hailed as the “French Björk,” is confounding all the clichés about contemporary French music with her original second … Read More

Pot de Terre

April 19, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Where Tourists Dare to Tread The restaurant-lined Rue du Pot de Fer; maybe the tourists are right this time. April 20, 2005: There are two types of tourists: those who go where all the other tourists go because they are … Read More

Boudu

Saved from Drowning Yet Again

March 29, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | Film

March 15, 2005: Was it really necessary to make a third version of the same film, especially when the first was such a perfect gem? In 1932, Jean Renoir made Boudu Sauvé des Eaux, with the brilliant Michel Simon playing … Read More