“Notre-Dame is burning!”
Anyone in Paris on the evening of April 15th must have heard this incredulous statement. In the sky, a thickening plume of smoke made sure there was no mistaking. Its changing colors were odd, so was its origin, seemingly soaring from the very center of the city.
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Spring has finally come, flowers are blossoming in Parisian squares and gardens, and it’s the perfect season to take an art walk! Here’s our April selection of free exhibits in the capital’s Eastern neighborhoods, from the banks of Canal Saint-Martin to the hills of Belleville and Ménilmontant:
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The noble covered passages of the Grands Boulevards and the stairs of Montmartre are well-known features of the Parisian landscape. Further off the beaten track, the arrondissements of Eastern Paris are just as full of urban surprises.
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Today’s March 8 and there’s no better date to celebrate female artists! This month, our Eastern Paris art selection features 15 exhibits by women.
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On Tuesday night, Thousands gathered on Place de la République to protest rising anti-Semitism in France, with a +74% surge in registered incidents last year and a recent series of attacks against Jewish targets.
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It’s February, the lawns of Buttes-Chaumont are frosty, so we’re staying warm with these current and upcoming exhibits! Here’s our selection for Eastern Paris in February 2019.
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The latest study of France’s national statistics institute, INSEE, on the French population revealed a severe assessment: in the past few years, Paris has been swiftly emptying of its residents.
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