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To Visit: Basilica of St Denis

18 November 2019

The cathedral basilica Saint-Denis is a Gothic church, located 5km north of Paris in the department of Seine Saint-Denis in the Ile-de-France region. Founded as an abbey, it has the status of cathedral since 1966. The former royal abbey of Saint Denis is associated with the history of the world of the Franks. The abbey church was called “basilica” since the Merovingian period like many other churches. It stands on the site of a Gallo-Roman cemetery, burial place of St.

Exposition Da Vinci

The year 2019 marks the 500th death anniversary of the Rennaissance’s great Genius, Leonardo da Vinci. On this occasion, an exhibition is entirely dedicated to him in the Louvre. Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci (Tuscany, Italy) and died on May 2, 1519 in Amboise (Touraine,FR). It is first as a painter that he is recognized. Two of his works, The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, are world-famous paintings and his drawing of the

Hôtel Drouot, world’s oldest public auction institution

10 October 2019

Drouot is the oldest public auction institution in the world. Crossroads of the art market, an inexhaustible reservoir of paintings, furniture and objets d’art, from all periods and all values… Drouot is an ephemeral museum open to all. One can simply stroll in front of the showcases, consult the sales catalogs, but also approach the works and examine them, inquire about their estimate and especially acquire with emotion the object of their Dreams. 10 minutes walk from the hotel Opera

The Moulin Rouge

The Moulin Rouge blows this year its 130 candles. This famous cabaret opened its doors on October 6, 1889, under the direction of Oller and Zidler, who launched a bold bet, that of making the Moulin Rouge “the palace of the dance and the woman”. This new cabaret is luxurious, bigger and more elegant, compared to other cabarets that existed then. Successful bet for the Butte Montmartre cabaret, which has become a Mecca for the Parisian party. Who says Moulin

Fairground in the windows !

10 November 2017

Roll up, roll up! For this new, festive season, young and old will be literally whisked away by the world of an early 20th Century Paris fairground, reconstructed in the windows of Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. The barrel organ draws you in with its catchy rhythm, whilst you follow the feverish race between Pierre, the hero pigeon and his sweetheart, Coco the gentle dove. In this exaggerated Paris, where a certain 20s surrealism collides with a baroque art deco spirit, a

GREASE THE MUSICAL AT THE MOGADOR THEATER !

GREASE THE MUSICAL AT THE MOGADOR THEATER !

9 May 2017

Established in 1971 by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, launched on Valentine’s Day in 1972 and played 3,388 times on Broadway during its first operation, Grease was nominated for 7 Tony Awards. It was then produced in London in 1974. This musical was brought to the screen four years later, an eponymous film marked by the duo Olivia Newton-John / John Travolta, the record-breaking film, $ 400 million Recipes and often cited as the most popular musical film. This adaptation