Fiac, etc.

October 20, 2009 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

ART FAIR FEVER “Relicario” (2009) by Albarracin Pilar, on view at FIAC. Courtesy Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris Paris will be invaded by contemporary art fairs beginning Oct 22. The main attraction is FIAC (Oct. 22-25), with two locations: … Read More

Jazzebre

September 22, 2009 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

JAZZ GETAWAY The sunny southern town of Perpignan is the unlikely site of an ambitious jazz festival, Jazzèbre, to be held Oct. 1-25 in a variety of venues, including a moving train and a ruined château. Among the headliners are … Read More

France on Film

July 7, 2009 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

You may be seeing the Eiffel Tower in more films in the future, since the EU competition authorities have just approved a French plan for increased tax credits on expenses for filmmakers who shoot on location in the country. Favorite

Festival Paris Cinéma

July 7, 2009 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

There’s still time to catch previews of new flicks and some old ones at the annual Festival Paris Cinéma, which continues until July 14 in various venues. This year, the festival is paying homage to actors Claudia Cardinale and Jean-Pierre … Read More

Revealing Photos

June 23, 2009 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

REVEALING PHOTOS Révélation, a contemporary photography fair organized by a nonprofit association of the same name, will be held at the Comptoir Général (80, quai de Jemmapes, 75010 Paris) June 27-28, 2 p.m.-9 p.m. Forty-three photographers will be hand to … Read More

Global Games Fundraiser

June 16, 2009 | By Paris Update | What's New Art & Culture

GLOBAL GAMES FUNDRAISERA sale of paintings with sports themes by people with intellectual disabilities will be held on June 26 for the benefit of the Fédération Française du Sport Adapté (FFSA), which hopes to participate in the Global Games in … Read More