Paris Update What’s New in Paris
HOLLYWOOD SUR SEINE
Cité du Cinéma: French filmmaker Luc Besson’s company EuropaCorp has finally opened its movie studio in Saint Denis, a northern suburb of Paris. With nine sound stages and a cinema school in a renovated power plant, the French Cinecitta, 12 years in the making, is being referred to as Hollywood sur Seine.
COOKING IN THE MARKET
Cours de Cuisine dans les Marchés de Paris: The City of Paris and the
A cooking class at the Marché Alibert.
Fédération Française de Cuisine are offering free cooking classes on weekends in Paris markets through the end of Oct. Click on the link to sign up.
Le Verre Volé: Le Verre Volé, one of the first wine shops in Paris to sell natural vintages and serve quality restaurant food with it has jumped on another bandwagon and opened a chic grocery-store at 54, rue de la Folie Méricourt, 75011 Paris.
Galerie Fatiha Selam: Another new gallery has opened on the up-and-coming Rue Chapon in the Marais’s wholesale district. The opening show features the dreamlike paintings of American Stephen Schultz. 58, rue Chapon, 75003 Paris.
THE END OF HISTORY
Maison de l’Histoire de France: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was determined to open a museum of the history of France, but the controversy over its content, location and direction never ended. Now, four years later, the new government has scrapped the idea.