Monthly Archives: July 2010

Gone till September

It’s been a crazy year so far…and the crazier it gets, the more I’ve been lagging in my posts. I’ll be embarking on a trek across Western and Eastern Europe today…planning on visiting Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Rome, Florence, Perugia, Naples, Positano, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Bethlahem, Dead Sea, Jericho, Mykonos, Santorini, Sophia, Belgrade, Dubrovnik, Pertcane, and [...]

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World cup craziness

Nothing like watching the World Cup at the Trocadero amidst die-hard fans, flare guns and tear gas! Viva Espangne!

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Paris Kiss Party

Forget the snuggle party, DESIGUAL has upgraded to the Kiss…so PG13! The roaming party hit Paris on July 8 in Parc Villete. Entry was free and the ‘kissers’ were treated to a set by Pony Pony Run Run.  London, Berlin and Madrid, get ready, cuz the Kiss Party is coming to you next! For more [...]

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Colors Festival

The Colors Music Festival began this week at Nouveau Casino. The featured artists cover a range of genres, from blues to electro, and funk to rock. Monday, July 12, at 8pm  Gaslamp Killer live Tuesday, July 13, at 8pm, enjoy the first Parisian performance by Toro Y Moi. What with all the hype around this [...]

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Cinema en Plein Air

The Paris open air cinema will return for its 20th run, from July 17 to August 22 in the Prairie du Triangle in Parc Vilette. Enjoy watching the stars, under the stars and treat yourself to films by European greats such as  François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Ken Loach, Maurice Pialat, Leos Carax, Abdellatif Kechiche, and [...]

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La Fête Nationale

Bastille Day is tomorrow! Paris shuts down to celebrate the storming of the Bastille. Parades during the day will be followed by a fireworks show at night. Grab a bottle of wine and head to the Champs de Mars to check out le feu d’artifice!

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Le nuit des pompiers

In Paris, the precursor to Bastille Day celebrations are the firemen’s balls. Each station hosts a party that lasts well into the night. Click here to find a location nearest you.

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Toro y Moi

is playing tonight at Nouveau Casino! Pitchfork compares him to Washed Out and Neon Indian..but I think his sound might be more complex live… Check out his tunes here.

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Alphaville

What is love? Leave to to Jean-Luc Godard to answer…

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Days off festival

A new summer music festival happening this summer from July 2-10 at the Cité de la Musique and the historic Salle Pleyel. Check out the lineup for to see when you can catch some great contemporary acts! More info here: www.daysoff.fr Fri 02: Émilie Simon and friends, Cité de la Musique, 8pm After the success [...]

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