Monthly Archives: June 2010

Beach house

Perfect for lounging this summer

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Get ready for Pride this Weekend! Beginning at Noon, rainbow flags will be makin their way from Tour Montparnasse to the Bastille, and will be followed by some rambunctious parties and masquerade balls!

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Nerd alert

I have a new obsession: The Hubble Gallery…these pictures are so incredible it’s hard to believe they are real. Granted, they would not be visible to the naked eye…we have science to thank for detecting and converting gamma rays, xrays and whatnot into the spectrum of colors we can observe. And with names like “Mystic [...]

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Not too late to get yer Soliday ticket! Don’t miss…

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We love Plastikman

Just missed the boat on this one. Richie Hawtin performed Plastikman Live at We Love Art in Paris a month ago. Apparently the visuals are amazing and really take things to the next level. I first saw Hawtin four years ago at the Avalon in LA, and decided his music was a bit too minimalistic [...]

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Bon bifteck

Le Relais de l’Entrecote is a great restaurant in the 6th with a simple concept: the only thing on the menu is a prix fixe, salade + steak + fries combo for 25 euros. The secret is truly in the sauce…I wanted to lick the plate!  And the house wine washed everything down quite well…Just [...]

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Fête de la Musique

Music will fill the streets tomorrow! Here is your complete guide to who is playing what, where and when:

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Cosmic Love

Finally got to see Florence and the Machine, up close and personal!! After seeing her lackluster performance at Primavera Sound Festival, and hearing mixed reviews from her show at Isle of Wight, I was a little nervous this would be a waste of my money…Was. I. Wrong. Florence BELONGS in a small theater. The way [...]

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Bad girls need love too

The newly renovated Batofar will have free entry starting at 6pm on Monday, June 21, as part of the Fete de la Musique festivities. The electro line-up listed includes the Toxic Avengers, Make the Girl Dance (new video for Kill Me is up!) and Macross (I’m really digging the Nightcall by Kavinsky remix. This little [...]

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Dear Dictator

Gotta love hype machine for introducing me to some of my new favorite tunes! A newly added song went straight to the top of the list today: the Sam Sparro remix of Saint Motel’s Dear Dictator. You can find the tune by clicking here.

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I don’t love you anymore

Is the title of the first solo show by the UK artist, Susan Collis, at the Galerie Frank Elbaz. What appears to be the scattering of debris across the gallery floor is actually works made of precious stones and materials. Everything is carefully crafted and detail oriented. Sometimes the beauty in things are revealed upon [...]

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Stolen street art

Mr. A, the famous figure by graffiti artist, André,  was stolen off the facade of a soon-to-open Kitsuné, Paris on Wednesday night. Sacre bleu!

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Colette Flash Sale!

Even though summer sales don’t start til June 30, Colette has marked 50% off all men’s, women’s and street fashion until Friday. Get it while its hot!!

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Fête de la Musique

The popular street festival, Fête de la Musique, is upon us! This June 21, the summer solstice (and longest day of the year!!), the music of amateur and professional musicians will spill into the streets. All concerts are free and open to the public and many are held in public spaces including parks, museums, train [...]

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Party 689 feet in the air this weekend with IN EXTREMIS. The collective, Arts se Mélangent (Art Mix), comprised of 15 artists and 6 DJs, will be on the 56th floor of Montparnasse Tower, this Saturday, June 19. With their head literally in the clouds, guests will be treated to the visual eye candy of [...]

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