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A replica of the Eiffel Tower made of bistro chairs, in front of the Palais de Justice. Photo: Eric Tenin of Paris Daily Photo.


English-language events in Paris

Parler Paris Community Calendar

Parler Paris gladly runs announcements for non-profit organizations. If you wish your community announcement to appear, please provide the text in ENGLISH just as you'd like it to appear and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

We reserve the right to edit as necessary. We cannot promise it will be run if the information is provided in French or if the format is unacceptable. Please use the following listings as your format guide.

Thank you, Adrian Leeds


Art Exhibitions

Summer in the City

Exhibition at Dorothy's Gallery, American Center for the Arts

Through September 14

Street art, photography, digital art, painting and video.

Ten artists: Brok & Alex, Takt, Sueb, Wozniak, Joshua Smith, Emmanuelle Fèvre, Eric Turlot, Adine Sagalyn, Cyril Anguelidis.

27, rue Keller, 75011 PARIS

01 43 57 08 51

Métro Bastille, Voltaire /

Strictly Entertainment: Comedy, Plays, Movies, Dance, Music, Cinema


9pm Friday August 1st


Rota Bar

54 rue de Montreuil

Paris 11e.

métro :

Rue Des Boulets & Faidherbe Chaligny

Bus : 86

William Chabbey Trio

William Chabbey - Guitare

Rémi Jeannin - Orgue

Clément Brajtman - Batterie

Jeudi 31 juillet à 21h30 à Autour de midi ... et minuit

Un club authentiquement jazz, et un restaurant proposant une carte alléchante à partir des produits du marché.

William Chabbey propose un répertoire de compositions et de standards avec un trio guitare - orgue - batterie où souffle l'esprit de Wes Montgomery et Mel Rhyne.

Les musiciens de passage sont les bienvenus pour la jam session après le premier set !

11 rue Lepic, Paris 18e, M° Blanche

Tel : 01 55 79 16 48 ;

Entrée : gratuite.

Jazz Club et Talons Aiguilles

Théâtre Le Ranelagh

5 rue des Vignes, 75016 Paris, France

Wednesday through Saturday @ 9pm

Sundays @ 5pm



Martineke KOOISTRA


et en alternance

Patrick CABON / Rémy TOULON (piano)

Fabien MARCOZ / Bruno ROUSSELET (contrebasse)

A Prairie Home Companion

The American Church in Paris is very pleased to welcome Garrison Keillor for two performances of the A Prairie Home Companion radio show.

Friday 5 September 20h00 and Saturday 6 September 16h00.

Reserve your tickets now at:

It will be open seating in the ACP Sanctuary; doors open 30 minutes before each show. Reserve your tickets early as we expect both events to sell out quickly.

A Prairie Home Companion, now in its 40th year, is heard by 4 million listeners each week on more than 600 public radio stations in the US, and abroad on America One and the Armed Forces Networks in Europe and the Far East. More about the show at:

Literary Events

The American Library in Paris

Upcoming Events and Programs

Saturday 2 August | 10h00 - 16h00

Used Book Sale

The Library will be holding a special summer used book sale in August. Support the Library and pick up some new books for you and the bookworms in your life. Books make excellent companions on summer vacations!

Support the Library and pick up some new books for yourself and the bookworms in your life.

The American Library in Paris, 10 rue du Général Camou, 75007 Paris, tel. M°: Ecole Militaire or Alma Marceau, or RER C at Pont de l'Alma.

Shakespeare and Company

Thursday 31st July 6pm

Bard-en-Seine Reading

37 rue de la Bûcherie

75005 Paris, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 25 40 93

Networking Events


Every Second Tuesday of the Month (except August)
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This is your opportunity to meet every month, often with local professionals who can answer your Working and Living in France questions. You are invited to come for drinks and share your questions and comments about what it takes to create a life here, own property and enjoy what France has to offer. It is also an opportunity to network with other Parler Paris readers.

Upstairs at La Pierre du Marais 96, rue des Archives at the corner of rue de Bretagne 75003
Paris Métro Lines 9, 3 et 11, stations Temple, République or Arts et Métiers




For Expats Of All Origins, French And Visitors

€25 includes a fun dinner & dessert and free flowing wine. A fun presentation and meeting great new international people

Meet people, Make friends, Create relationships.

Patricia Laplante-Collins

Paris, France

Mailing address upon request.

Cell: 33 (0) 6 43 79 35 18

Reserve as usual on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (with your telephone number.)


Dinner Chez Jim Haynes

Jim’s atelier becomes a salon every night
where about 70 people from all over the world
meet, dine, drink and enjoy themselves. Telephone
on Saturday or for your invitation, directions and the door code.

Jim Haynes Atelier
83, rue de la Tombe Issoire 75014 Paris
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Learning la Langue Française

Parler Parlor French-English Conversation Group

Parler Parlor meets three times a week -- come as often as you like! Your first time is free! Practice speaking French and English. Make friends, discuss interesting topics, learn about other cultures, progress in understanding and speaking, naturally and easily.
For further details, visit
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Every Wednesday at 5pm at the Maison des Associations du 15ème, Paris.
To register call Anna on 06 18 36 13 14

Knowledge Is Power: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars and Lectures

Living and Investing in France Mini-Conference: Nice and the Côte d'Azur

Sign up now for a special presentation and Q and A with property expert Adrian Leeds. Learn how to own a "pied-à-terre" of your own in Paris or on the Riviera, or a home in the countryside that you can enjoy when you want...or profitably rent when you like...or just make a smart investment by owning property in ask all the questions you've ever wanted to ask!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

For more information and to register visit:


Upcoming Courses

Art of Living in France

Perfumes of CHANEL: from Revolution to Eternity; 18 Dec.

Paris Visits

Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris : Heritage and Architecture; 9 Oct.

A Unique Opportunity to Visit the Sainte-Genevieve University Library; 16 Oct.

A Private visit of La Ruche; 6 Nov.

Hotel de Lauzun: a "must-see' mansion; 20 Nov.

Curie Museum: An Historic Site; 3 Dec.

Paris Walks

Paris Walks - Art Nouveau in Paris; 20 Sept.

Commemorative WWI Paris Walk - Suresnes Memorial; 7 Oct.

Paris Walks - The Jewish History of Paris; 14 Oct.


Exploring Paris Through the Lens; starts 23 Sept.

Portfolio Review; 24 Sept.

Visual Storytelling: Photographing People, Places, and Things; starts 29 Sept.

Pinhole Photography; 9 Oct.

Fearless Photography (Intro Workshop); 11 Oct.

Works on Paper Canvas - Drawing, Painting and More

Introduction to Drawing: Tools, Techniques and Terminology; 16 Sept.

Plein-Air Sketching: Les Berges de la Seine; 17 Sept.

Introduction to Printmaking; 20 Sept.

Introduction to Painting: Tools, Techniques and Terminology; 23 Sept.

Water Color Sketching: The Jardin du Luxembourg; 24 Sept.

10, rue Tiphaine

75015 Paris, France


Paris Art Studies

Paris Art Studies telephone: + 33 (0) 686 58 98 09

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of Paris

monthly Sunday services at 2:30pm.

New address:
Temple de Pentemont
106 rue de Grenelle
75007 Paris
Metro Solferino.

Tel: 01 30 82 75 33 or

Amateur group seeks experienced SATB to sing
diverse repertoire (spirituals, classical,
musicals, and more). Rehearsals Mondays in the Marais, 7:45 - 10 p.m.
For more information,

FRUSAB: France-USA Bridge

FRUSAB, which stands for France-USA Bridge, is a
newly created non-profit organization designed to
promote a variety of cultural, educational,
social, and other exchanges between French and Americans around the world.

In addition to hosting weekly conversation group
activities in Paris, FRUSAB now offers a dynamic
user-forum where users can post and read
comments, and communicate with other users on a
variety of French-American issues!

For more information, or to register a username,
please visit:

Click to donate free mammograms

The Breast Cancer Site helps fund free mammograms for women in need. All you have to do is click.

Sports & Fitness

Rollerblading in Paris!

Every week, you can don your blades for two
rolling tours through the City of Light!

Friday evenings: Over 4,000 experienced skaters
take a different 25 km circuit each week. Full
details the Thursday before at or call

afternoons: Tour for beginners. A circuit
of approx. 20 km over 3 hours. For more
information visit or call