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Brooklyn meets Paris: Pop Up Dinner Series during Fashion Week.

Brooklyn meets Paris: Pop Up Dinner Series during Fashion Week.

Bringing Brooklyn culture to Paris: Co-founders of The Sporting Project — a creative agency based between Paris and Brooklyn — Jenny Capano and Tara Gilson are launching their first pop up restaurant in Paris during Fashion Week with New York City restaurant The Fat Radish. The dinners will take place at Bob’s kitchen in Paris, every evening during Fashion Week, from September 26 until October 2, 2012. Reservations available at 7.30pm and 10pm.

September 26 - October 2, 2012
TSP and The Fat Radish’s Pop Up Dinners at Bob’s Kitchen:
74 rue des Gravilliers
75003 Paris
tel: 09.52.55.11.66
Metro: Arts et Metiers, Rambuteau

Allyson Mellberg in Paris at Galerie LJ

Allyson Mellberg in Paris at Galerie LJ

Allyson Mellberg’s second solo show at Galerie LJ.

September 6-26 & October 9-13, 2012
Allyson Mellberg at Galerie LJ
12 rue Commines
75003 Paris
tel: 01.72.38.44.47
Metro: Filles du Calvaire

Tue-Sat: 11am-7pm
Closed on Monday and Sunday.

“Doisneau, Paris les Halles” at the Hotel de Ville in Paris.

“Doisneau, Paris les Halles” at the Hotel de Ville in Paris.

150 prints by Robert Doisneau on the theme of Les Halles market in Paris, and room dedicated to his 1960’s color photography. Entry is free.

February 8 -April 28, 2012
Doisneau at the Hotel de Ville
5 Rue Lobau
75004 Paris
tel: 01.42.76.40.40
Metro: Hotel-de-Ville

M-Sat: 10am-7pm
Closed on Sunday and holidays.

Un Livre – Une Image: Sell or buy old photographs in Paris.

Un Livre – Une Image: Sell or buy old photographs in Paris.

Un Livre - Une Image in Paris is by far my favorite store on rue Alexandre Dumas in the 11th arrondissement. I can’t help but be drawn by it every time I walk by. The owner, Emmanuelle Fructus, has been in the business of collecting old black and white photographs for the past 20 years. She says you can count on your fingers the amount of true collectors of vintage photographs here in France, not more than ten, that’s how few they are. She opened her shop a few years ago to buy and sell old photographs. She also has a selection of old color photographs as well as Polaroids. You will also find rare and limited edition books as well as some fun tote bags. Average prices for 4x6 prints range from 10 to 50 Euros. She is usually open in the afternoon on week days but can also be seen by appointment. Her opening hours are flexible so it is safer to call before heading there.

Un livre - une image
17 Rue Alexandre Dmuas
75011 Paris
tel:06.63.77.99.48
Metro: Rue des Boulets, Alexandre Dumas

Afternoons during the week and by appointment.

Directory of officially sworn translators and interpreters in France

This French website is a directory of official translators and interpreters throughout France.

Yuksek at le Trianon in Paris

Yuksek at le Trianon in Paris

November 23, 2011 - 8pm
Yuksek at le Trianon
80 Boulevard Rochechouart
75018 Paris
tel: 01.44.92.78.00
Metro: Anvers

Diane Arbus at Jeu de Paume in Paris

Diane Arbus at Jeu de Paume in Paris

In this first major retrospective in France, Jeu de Paume presents a selection of two hundred photographs that affords an opportunity to explore the origins, scope, and aspirations of a wholly original force in photography. It includes all of the artist’s iconic photographs as well as many that have never been publicly exhibited. Even the earliest examples of her work demonstrate Arbus’s distinctive sensibility through the expression on a face, someone’s posture, the character of the light, and the personal implications of objects in a room or landscape. These elements, animated by the singular relationship between the photographer and her subject, conspire to implicate the viewer with the force of a personal encounter.”

October 18, 2011 - February 5, 2012
Diane Arbus at Jeu de Paume
1 Place de la Concorde
75008 Paris
tel: 01 47 03 12 50
Metro: Concorde

Tue: 12pm-9pm
W-F:12pm-7pm
Sat, Sun: 10am-7pm
Closed on Monday

lulu & cie in Paris: a cool and fun collection of toys, ornaments and gadgets.

lulu & cie in Paris: a cool and fun collection of toys, ornaments and gadgets.

The kid store lulu & cie in Paris has a wonderful selection of toys, decorative objects and other stylish gadgets.
It is one of my favorite boutique in the marché d’Aligre neighborhood. Everything at lulu & cie has been selected with great taste, from the traditional wooden toys to the postcards.

lulu & cie
26 Rue de Cotte
75012 Paris
tel: 01.43.46.99.39
Metro: Ledru-Rollin

Tue-Sat: 10.30am-7.00pm
Sun: 10.30am-1.00pm
Closed on Monday