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La Fête Foraine du Jardin des Tuileries

If you have wandered near the Louvre or Jardin des Tuileries lately, you will notice an exciting addition on the rue du Rivoli wing, and a rather large one at that! La Fête Foraine is the temporary summer carnival implanted by le mairie of Paris for those looking for an entertaining night out with the […]
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Fête de la Musique (June 21)

For one night only, Paris is a true party town late until the morning with Fête de la Musique, which is a singular free music festival celebrating the beginning of summer.  As a glitter of light from late dusk remains until nearly 11:00 p.m., this event, in which normally restrained Parisians party loudly until the […]
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Brocante — Rue de Courcelles

Through this Sunday only,  May 29, a chic brocante will be on Rue de Courcelles, near the beautiful Parc Monceau in the 8th Arrondissement of Paris. Parc Monceau includes statues of famous French figures including Guy de Maupassant, Frédéric Chopin, Charles Gounod, Ambroise Thomas, Alfred de Musset, and Edouard Pailleron.  The park has play areas for children, where you can buy toys, […]
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Pâques – Easter In Paris

Pâques (Easter and Passover) in Paris is all about chocolate, easter eggs, and fun activities for children. Windows of chocolate shops are lined with ornate chocolate eggs, some the size of American footballs, for sale (and eating) during the holiday.  Themes for this year are traditional, with ornate chocolates made in the shapes of hens, […]
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American Library in Paris

The American Library in Paris renewed my faith in mankind. Whether  you’re living, visiting, or studying in Paris and are  in search of a place to read, take the kids for an educational afternoon, or need a working printer, please, indulge me in a story: It was late November just three months into my year […]
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Jazz Festival in Parc Floral

Since the 1920s at the height of jazz, Paris has always attracted great jazz musicians, from Charlie Parker to Miles Davis.  There are also over 40 jazz clubs in Paris that continue to attract star performers worldwide, and Paris itself continues to develop talented artists from the ground up.  For 10 years, Paris has hosted […]
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