March 1, 2011 | By Nick Hammond | What's New Art & Culture

Praises Of The Cesars Who needs Oscars when you have Césars? This year, the French awards ceremony took place in the same weekend as the American one, not that Hollywood would have noticed. And deservedly, the big winner (not even … Read More

A Magic Flute

November 23, 2010 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

A MAGIC FLUTE Photo: Pascal Victor/ArtComArt Renowned theater director Peter Brook calls his stripped-down version of Mozart’s enchanting opera A Magic Flute to distinguish it from the original. A talented cast brings the story to life on the minimally decorated … Read More

Paris Stories

September 14, 2010 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

PARIS STORIES Paris Writers News is sponsoring a competition for short stories of 5,000 words or less with a link to Paris or France. The first-prize winner receives €200, and the top 12 stories will be published in a book … Read More

Singular Art

June 8, 2010 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

SINGULAR ART Painting byChristophe Joubert. The exhibition “Essentiel: 40 Ans d’Art Brut et Singulier à Ménilmontant” presents 100 works of art, including paintings, works on paper and ceramics, made over the past 40 years by artists with mental or physical … Read More


June 1, 2010 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

BELLY OF PARIS, OLD AND NEW “Vue des Halles” by Charles Marville. “Baltard: Les Halles de Paris 1853-1973,” an exhibition of photos of the lamented “Belly of Paris,” the massive food market in the center of the city with their … Read More