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Tales from the Void

The Cob Gallery has paired up with art collective Le Gun to bring life-sized sculptures and drawings to Shakespeare & Company from March 27 to April 27. Le Gun’s surreal black and white installations have been designed to play on the bookshop’s rich literary history and ramshackle décor, taking over the space and sneaking onto the shelves

  1. Shakespeare & Company 37 rue de la Bûcherie, 5e
  2. Until Mon Apr 27
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Super Sunday

There’s nothing too daring or dangerous for Race Horse Company, an adrenaline-loving Finnish circus troupe who deliver every act from the wheel of death to the Russian bar and the human catapult with enthusiasm and extravagance. In ‘Super Sunday’ each of the six acrobats has thought up his or her own fast-paced and breath-taking performance,

  1. 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, 19e
  2. Thu Apr 2 - Sun Apr 5
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Pelat

Joan Català is a fascinating, multi-talented act trained in drama and circus as well as dance. Having performed with the incredible Catalan troupe Fura dels Baus and the Circus Klezmer, he will be performing solo for the Hautes Tensions festival this year. In ‘Pelat’ Català gets in amongst the audience, invites people up on stage to assist

  1. Parc de la Villette Avenue Corentin Cariou, 19e
  2. Sun Apr 5
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Biennale internationale des Arts de la Marionnette

The 'International Puppet Festival' reminds us that these mobile dolls aren't just for children, but form an entire creative field of their own. Going far beyond simple entertainment, the Biennale's forum invites visitors to discover puppet shows large and small, inside and in the open air, peopled by puppets or objects or images from elsewhere,

  1. Théâtre du Mouffetard rue Mouffetard, 75005
  2. Tue May 5 - Sun May 31
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Château Descartes

  • Rated as: 3/5

Six acrobats create a whole universe from a hundred school chairs in this ambitious piece, where the awkward wooden props become, through the movements and manipulations of the performers, an immersive stage set. Nothing seems certain as the cast move through the labyrinth of chairs, sometimes blindfolded, sometimes on roller skates, sometimes

  1. 211 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019
  2. Wed Apr 8 - Sun Apr 12
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William Klein: Tokyo 1961

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Free

After documenting the streets of New York, Rome, Paris and Moscow, William Klein is back at the Polka gallery with a series of photographs portraying 1960s Tokyo. Klein first discovered Tokyo in ’61, on an official visit to Japan. Shown around by government representatives, he found a way to sneak off into back streets of Tokyo and captures the

  1. Polka Galerie 12 rue Saint-Gilles, 3e
  2. Until Sat May 9
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Fromagerie Beaufils

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Fromagerie Beaufils offers more than just great quality cheese in a friendly environment. The team behind the shop regularly visits suppliers and video-documents the cheese-making process, from udder to manufacture. They also age selected cheeses in a cellar beneath their shop on the Rue de Belleville. The selection shows an appetite for

  1. 20, rue Cadet, 75009
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Jan Fabre: Congo

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Critics choice
  • Free

Flemish artist Jan Fabre pays tribute to the Congolese exploited under colonialist rule in his latest exhibition ‘Congo’, and denounces the horrors of the period during which Belgian King Leopold II founded the Congo Free State during the late 19th century, exploiting it as a private venture and leaving the Congolese to work and live in

  1. Galerie Daniel Templon 30 rue Beaubourg, 3e
  2. Until Sat Apr 11
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Qu'est-ce que la photographie ?

  • Free

An elitist art at the beginning of the 20th century, photography has since become an everyday means of communication. The Centre Pompidou’s photo gallery discusses just what exactly photography is in its latest exhibition. How can we bring anything new to the art? Has every shot been taken, every subject scrutinised through a lens? The Pompidou

  1. The Centre Pompidou Rue Saint-Martin, 4e
  2. Until Mon Jun 1
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Chez Hisada

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

A cheese shop and restaurant at the heart of Paris’s Japanese quartier in the 1st arrondissement, Chez Hisada is a seriously well-stocked cheesemonger with a Japanese twist. You can pick up everything from Rocquefort to Gorgonzola, then top it off with a cow-milk Maroilles from Picardie matured with Umeshu (a Japanese liqueur), plus Japanese

  1. 47, rue de Richelieu, 75001
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