BNP Parisbas Masters | Now – November 6
AccorHotels Arena
8 Boulevard de Bercy, 75012
Metro : Bercy (6, 14)
Price : Varies depending on match
Secondary to the Grand Slam is the ATP World Tour Masters 1000, one of the biggest tennis competitions in the world. 48 players will take part in the tournament and will play both night and day during the week. Tickets are still available for purchase so be sure to get them online!


Transient Festival | November 2 – 5
Various Locations – see website for info
Price : 49 euro – weekend pass. From 13 – 28 euro for individual shows
The Transient Festival is dedicated to promoting the best of electronic music, audiovisual art and digital cultures. The upcoming programme of events explores many styles of electronic music with live performances, exhibitions and workshops. Book your tickets in advance!


La Nuit Americaine |November 8
Le Carreau du Temple
4 Rue Eugène Spuller, 75003
Metro : Temple (3)

Price : Free
The much-anticipated wait for the winner of the U.S presidential election is about to come to an end! On Tuesday November 8th the American public will cast their votes and wake up on Wednesday November 9th to find out who the 45th president of the USA will be. If you want to be in a crowd when you find out and be surrounded by fellow patriots then Le Carreau du Temple is the place to be. Check out the full event in the link above and don’t miss out!


Paris Photo | November 10 – 13
Grand Palais
3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008
Metro : Champs-Élysées-Clemenceau (1, 13)
Price : 1 day pass – 30 euro, Reduced rate – 15 euro
The International fair of photography is returning to Paris in mid November and taking place in one of Paris’ most beautiful exhibition centres, the Grand Palais. On display will be photography from the 19th century up until the works of more contemporary artists. Over 100 exhibitors will be present at the fair from all over the world.


Salon de la Photo | November 10 – 14
Paris Expo Porte de Versailles 
Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015
Metro : Porte de Versailles (12)

Price : 9 euro (pre-purchase), 12 euro at the door
November is certainly the month for photography! The Salon de la Photo exhibition offers the chance to see all the latest in international photography, equipment and other displays. Get you ticket in advance for reduced rates!


Paris en Toutes Lettres | November 10 – 21
Maison de la Poésie
157 Rue Saint-Martin, 75003
Metro : Rambuteau (11), Etienne Marcel (4)
Price : Price vary depending on event
This major literary festival is coming to Paris on November 10th for 11 days and will take place in 15 different venues around the city. The festival will host literary debates, concerts and readings, celebrating the fusion of literary genres and literary life in Paris. The main location for the festival will be in the 3rd arrondissement but be sure to check the programming beforehand to see the other locations in Paris.


Fête de l’Armistice | November 11
Arc de Triomphe
Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008
Metro : Charles de Gaulle Etoile (1, 2, 6, RER A)
This French national holiday honors members of the armed forces who died or were injured during war and is celebrated on the day the armistice was signed at the end of WWI. A solemn ceremony takes place at the Arc de Triomphe where the president lays a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Some museums or monuments may be closed or have limited hours on this day, so we always recommend checking in advance.


AKKA Also Known as Africa| November 11 – 13
Le Carreau du Temple
4 Rue Eugène Spuller, 75003
Metro : Temple (3)
Price : 16 euro, Reduced – 8 euro, Under 12 – free
For the first time ever, the AKKA show dedicated to African contemporary art and design, will take place in Paris for one weekend only. Expect to see jewellery, clothing, accessories and more, all on display to show the diversity of Africa’s creative marketplace.


Christmas Markets | November 11 – January 4
Various locations in Paris
It’s hard to believe that it’s that time of year again! The Christmas markets are opening! The biggest one in Paris, on the Champs-Elysées, opens November 11th, with over 100 adorable wooden chalets, selling everything from hot wine and churros, to mittens and hats, to ornaments and trinkets. The other larger, well-known markets take place at the Place des Abbesses in the 18th arrondissement and Place Saint Sulpice in the 6th arrondissement.


Beaujolais Nouveau | November 17
Various locations in Paris
Every year on Beaujolais Nouveau Day, the Parisians flock to their local bars selected by Beaujolais to sample the new wine produced from the Beaujolais region. A traditionally fruity red wine, Beaujolais has become immensely popular both in France and abroad. The wine is released at 12:01am and the day is celebrated with fireworks and music.


Les Puces du Design | November 17 – 20
Paris Expo Porte de Versailles 
Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015
Metro : Porte de Versailles (12)
Price : 6 euro – 1 day pass, 8 euro – 4 day pass (early bird prices)
This year will be the 35th edition of the major design event. The exhibition aims to bring together unique and innovative creations in antique, art, and fashion from artists in the 20th century. This years event will be structured around five themed villages ; vintage design, galleries, contemporary design, vintage fashion and graphism.


Thanksgiving | November 24th
With Paris being such a big hub for American expats we are sure there’ll be a lot of people missing home on this day and looking for a place to celebrate thanksgiving. Check out the restaurants worth trying for a wholesome thanksgiving meal with friends. See the link above!


Salon du Cheval de Paris | November 26 – December 4
Paris Nord Villepinte
ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte
Metro : Parc des Expositions (RER B)
Price : From 8 – 28 euro
The Salon du Cheval de Paris is the largest equestrian event in France which hosts over 450 exhibitors, 2000 horses, and 150,000 visitors each year. If you have a deep interest in horses or the skill of horse riding and show jumping, then this is the event for you. Learn all about horse care, horse riding sports and the beautiful creatures themselves, and attend some of the major judging events happening throughout the week.


Paris Independent Film Festival | November 27 – December 1
Two Locations – See website for further detail
For the second year running,  movies from independent film makers from all over the world will be screening their work at some of the most historically, culturally and architecturally independent cinemas in Paris. The festival expects to screen over 60 independent films during the festival. Check out the website for further information on where the cinemas are located.


Festival Paris Banlieues Tango | Now – November 30
The Paris Banlieues Tango festival is back for it’s 19th edition with some of the biggest names in Latin dance. The festival has a great line up if performances including, dance, concerts, theatre and spoken word performances. We are currently waiting for the website to reveal it’s program for this year, so stay tuned!


Wine Mondays | November 7 (monthly event)
Le 114 Faubourg 
114 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008
Metro : Miromesnil (9, 13)
Price : 130 euro
Starting on October 10th, Le Bristol will be hosting Wine Mondays once a month for an evening of wine appreciation. A leading French wine grower will be present to present their favoured vintage wines, matched with a four-course tasting menu created specially by chef Jean-Charles Cauquil.


Festival d’Automne à Paris | Now – December 31
Various Theatres around Paris
Festival d’Automne à Paris office – 156 rue de Rivoli, 75001
Price : Varies depending on show
The Paris Autumn festival incorporates all of the arts from dance, music, cinema, visual arts and theatre – something for everyone to enjoy! Performances and shows will take place in 40 different theatres around Paris and will continue throughout the entire Autumn. See the link above to see what shows will be happening and how to buy tickets.





Samson et Dalila | Now – November 5
Opéra Bastille
Place de la Bastille, 75012
Metro : Bastille (1, 5, 8)
Price : From 35 euro (see program for full pricing)
The new production of Samson et Dalila, which was once of the most performed French Operas, is coming back for the first time in 25 years to Paris. It is one of the finest romantic Operas and not to be missed. Book your tickets now!


Orchestre Philharmonique de Saint-Pétersbourg | November 9
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
15 Avenue Montaigne, 75008
Metro : Alma Marceau (9)
Price : From 5 – 85 euro
The wonderful Russian orchestra will be conducted by Yuri Termikanov, featuring the pianist Boris Berzovsky performed in one of the finest concert halls in Paris, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.  This masterwork is a true “monument”, as poetic as it is spectacular, and which demands a flawless technique and boundless energy from its performers. Boris Berezovsky combines powerful technique and a sensitive stylistic approach to become literally grandiose in this repertoire. For one night only, make sure you purchase your tickets in advance.


Lucia di Lammermoor | Now – November 16
Opéra Bastille
Place de la Bastille, 75012
Metro : Bastille (1, 5, 8)
Price : From 40 euros (see program for full pricing)
Lucia, a magnificent flower shattered by the violence of a society of men, is embodied by South Africa’s Pretty Yende, a rising star of the opera stage, in this production by Andrei Serban, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. The Opera embodies the magic of Italian music throughout the performance, supported by a libretto of rare clarity and dramatic power. Do not miss out!


Les Contes D’Hoffman – Message de Jonas Kauffman | Now – November 27
Opéra Bastille
Place de la Bastille, 75012
Metro : Bastille (1, 5, 8)
Price : From 120 euro
The unfinished masterpiece by Jacques Offenbach is a combination of romantic opera, grand opera and opera bouffe (comic opera). This show is not to be missed with the Opera National de Paris providing the orchestra and chorus and an exceptional cast. Buy your tickets by clicking on the link above. 


Oliver Twist – Le Musical | Now – January 1
La Salle Gaveau 
45-47 Rue La Boétie, 75008
Metro : Miromesnil (9, 13)
Price : From 14 – 84 euro
A group of 15 dancers, actors, singers and an orchestra of 7 musicians have all come together to perform one of the most famous musicals of all time; Oliver Twist. Although the show is performed in French, there will be English subtitles available for any non French speakers wanting to go and watch the show! Get your tickets now before they all sell out.


Les Trois Mousquetaires | Now – 2017
Dôme des Paris – Palais des Sports
34 Boulevard Victor, 75015
Metro : Porte de Versailles (12)
Price : From 39 euro
Everyone knows the story of the Three Musketeers and we are so excited that it’s coming to Paris! Reserve your spaces now online and go and watch the fantastic performance of the three musketeers protecting the kingdom!


Le Fantôme de l’Opéra | Now – January 31
Théâtre Mogador
25 Rue de Mogador, 75009
Metro : Trinité – d’Estinne d’Orves (12)
Price : From 25 – 250 euro
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the famous Phantom of the Opera, the show will be performed for the first time in France AND in French. Tickets are selling out fast so be sure to book yours in advance to secure a date!


The New York Comedy Night | Every Friday at 9:30pm
38 Boulevard Bonne Nouvelle
Metro: Bonne Nouvelle (8, 9)
Sebastian Marx in as American Expat living in Paris. He is a standup comedian and can perform in both English and French. He hosts weekly comedy nights featuring the best of English stand up comedy in Paris, with line ups of international and local comedians. Every so often he has an international headliner who is passing through Paris. Be sure to have a night filled of unforgettable laughter and feel at home amongst the English speakers.





PERSONA : Strangely Human | Now – November 13
Musée de Quai Branly
37 Quai Branly, 75007
Metro : Alma-Marceau (9), Pont de l’Alma (RER C)
Price : 11 euro, Reduced – 9 euro
Many objects have a status more similar to that of a person or a creature than that of a simple object. This exhibition focuses on the connection between the human and non human art works, the role of anthropomorphism in diverse artefacts, and what unfolds when a robot with a human appearance comes under our gaze, unsettling the beholder.


Edme Bouchardon | Now – December 5
Musée du Louvre
Musée du Louvre, 75001 Paris
Métro : Louvre – Rivoli (1)
Price : 15 euro
Edme Bouchardon was considered an exceptional artist of his time and even became a sculptor for the King. His style was a balance between classical influence and nature which is conveyed through his drawings, terracotta models and marble sculptures. This exhibition will be the first large-scale monograph on Bouchardon’s oeuvre, and an opportunity to acknowledge him as one of the leading protagonists of Neoclassicism.


Roger Tallon, Le Design en Mouvement | Now – January 8
Musée des Arts Décoratifs
107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001
Metro : Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre (1)
Price : 13 euro
The late Roger Tallon was one of the great pioneers of French industrial design. The exhibition sets out to explore every aspect of his personality and work, which is made possible by the fact he donated archives to the Musée des Arts Décoratifs before he died in 2011. The exhibition will display the objects, drawings, and models that he made up for each piece of work he did.


Oscar Wilde | Now – January 15
Petit Palais 
Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008
Metro : Champs-Élysées-Clemenceau
Price : 10 euro, Reduced – 7 euro, Under 18 – Free
For the first time in France, the Petit Palais will present a major exhibition on the famous writer, Oscar Wilde. Petit Palais will retrace the life and work of the French speaking writer with some never shown before manuscripts, photographs, drawings, caricatures and personal effects.


The Color Line | Now – January 15
Musée du Quai Branly Jacques Chirac
37 Quai Branly, 75007
Metro : Pont de l’Alma (RER C)
Price : 9 euro, Reduced – 7 euro
The exhibition The Color Line looks back on the dark period of slavery in the United States through the cultural history of its black artists, the prime target of this discrimination. On display will be painting, sculpture, photography, cinema, music, literature from over 150 years.


Spectaculaire Second Empire | Now – January 16
Musée d’Orsay
1 Rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 75007
Metro : Solférino (12) Musée d’Orsay (RER C)
Price : 12 euro, Reduced – 9 euro, Under 18 – free
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the Musée d’Orsay is looking at the entertainments and festivities of the Second Empire and at the different “stages” on which our modernity was invented. The lay-out of the paintings, sculptures, photographs, architectural drawings and jewellery from the Second Empire creates a portrait of this prolific and brilliant era, so rich in contradictions.


Un Suédois à Paris au 18 Siècle – La Collection Tessin | Now – January 16
Musée du Louvre
Musée du Louvre, 75001 Paris
Métro : Louvre – Rivoli (1)
Price : 15 euro
Count Carl Gustaf Tessin acted as Swedish ambassador in Paris from 1739 to 1741 and became a very passionate collector of paintings and drawings and acquired much of his art work at the Crozat sale in 1741. When he returned to Sweden he was obliged to sell his art due to being heavily in debt. The exhibition will showcase some of these classic pieces and will provide insight into the art market and Parisian taste in the mid-18th century.


L’Enfer selon Rodin | Now – January 22
Musée Rodin
79 Rue de Varenne, 75007
Metro : Varenne (13) Invalides (8, 13)
Price : 10 euro, Reduced – 7 euro
The exhibition “Hell according to Rodin” invites the public to take a look into the gates of hell with over 170 works, including 60 drawings which are rare to see on public display, as well as numerous sculptures. Rodin presents a spectacular view of Hell as we believe it to be with imposing doors that never open.


Mexique 1900 – 1950 | Now – January 23
Grand Palais 
3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008
Metro : Champs-Élysées-Clemenceau (1, 13)
Price : 14 euro, Reduced – 10 euro
This exhibition is the largest event dedicated to Mexican art since 1953. Offering a panorama of famous artists such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and Rufino Tamayo, the exhibition tour is a testament to the vibrant artistic creativity of the country throughout the twentieth century. Develop an understanding of Mexico’s identity through the artwork displayed at this exhibition.


René Magritte | Now – January 23
Le Centre Pompidou 
Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004
Metro : Rambuteau (11)
Price : 14 euro
René Magritte, a Belgian artist and one of the key figures of modern art, will have her well known, and less familiar, works of art displayed at the George Pompidou Centre. Offering a new approach to her work, the art work on show is drawn from leading public and private collections.  Check out the website for further details and to purchase tickets.


Ludwig Van Le Mythe Beethoven | Now – January 29
Philarmonie de Paris
Cité, 221 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019
Metro : Porte de Pantin (5)
Price : From 5- 10 euro
Beethoven’s life and legacy have become phenomenons that reach well beyond the realm of high culture. The Ludwig van exhibition reproduces his fascinating aura of popularity, which rivals that of political icons and rock stars.


Les Peintures Américaine des années 1930 | Now – January 30
Musée de l’Orangerie 
Jardin Tuileries, 75001
Metro : Concorde (1)
Price : 9 euro, Reduced – 6.50 euro
The 1930s were the years where modern art came onto the scene in the United States. Joining together with the Art Institute of Chicago, the exhibition will feature a set of fifty to sixty photos taken from prestigious American Public Collections as well as private collections. The diversity of the photos reflect the time of richness during the pre WWII period.


L’Art des Studios d’Animation Walt Disney : Le Mouvement par Nature | Now – March 5
Art Ludique – Le Musée
34 Quai d’Austerlitz, 75013
Metro : Gare d’Austerlitz (5,10, RER C)
Price : 16.50 euro, Reduced – 11 euro
The Art Ludique museum has collaborated with the Walt Disney Animation Research Library to write and create this exhibition. With a selection of 350 exceptional art pieces, the presentation will highlight the studio’s modernism and artistry for almost a century.


Frédéric Bazille – La Jeunesse de L’impressionnisme| November 15 – March 5
Musée d’Orsay
1 Rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 75007
Metro : Solférino (12) Musée d’Orsay (RER C)
Price : 12 euro, Reduced – 9 euro, Under 18 – free
The exhibition invites us to take a look at an artist who, in spite of his early death, was a key figure in the birth of Impressionism. The most recent research and scientific studies in particular shed light on Bazille’s methods of working and his links with Monet and Renoir, and reveal evidence of works that were thought to have disappeared – the missing links in an unusual body of work.

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