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Festival A Nous Paris Fireworks

The ‘A Nous Paris Fireworks’ music festival is back and bigger than ever before. Get ready for 16 epic nights out at Paris’s most iconic venues, from historic concert hall L’Olympia to ultra-hip nightclub Badaboum. The line-up ranges from indie rock to pop, electro, folk and R&B. Look forward to catching names like Sylvan Esso, Allah-Las

David Bowie

The Brixton-born freak beat, electronica, dance-pop, folk, new-wave star made famous with the help of the BBC has touched us all, whether we be super-fans or simply get ‘Changes’ stuck in our head every now and then. Delve deep into Bowie’s odd and extraordinary universe at Paris’s new Philharmonie from March 6 to 8. Alongside the David

  1. Philharmonie de Paris 221 avenue Jean Jaurès, 19e
  2. Fri Mar 6 - Sun Mar 8
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(H)ubris

Hooves and breakdance moves replace tutus and ballet pumps in David Drouard’s show ‘(H)ubris’, inspired by Vaslav Nijnski’s renowned ballet for Claude Debussy’s ‘Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun’. Drouard creates an ambitious modern interpretation of the mythical faun creatures (half-man, half-goat) in an age of digital

  1. 16 place Stalingrad, 92150
  2. Tue Feb 3 - Wed Feb 4
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Circulation(s) 2015

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice
  • Free

This brilliant festival showcasing young European photographers brims with talent every time it comes around. Le Centquatre in the 19th arrondissement hosts the show, and the 50 selected artists are beyond handy with a camera: some opt for poetic pictures, others for journalistic or artistic styles. Discover Epectase’s series of staged acrobatic

  1. 104 (Centquatre) 104 rue d'Aubervilliers et 5 rue Curial, 19e
  2. Until Sun Mar 8
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Boris Mikhaïlov

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Free

Known for his raw, subversive work, Ukrainian photographer Boris Mikhaïlov is in a rather different mood for this Paris show. Not only has France replaced the habitual views of the Ukraine, but the pieces are bedecked with bright colours, daubed straight onto the photos. So what's the story? In 1989, Mikhaïlov took advantage of the collapse of

  1. Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve 7 rue Pastourelle, 3e
  2. Until Sat Feb 28
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Over The Cloud

Every year, the Parc de la Villette hosts a different show in its big top, making circus in January a bit of a Paris tradition. This year it's CNAC (France's national circus school) putting on 'Over the Cloud', a show featuring eleven students and directed by juggler Jérôme Thomas. It's not just about balls though, but also ropes, Korean

  1. 211 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019
  2. Until Sun Feb 22
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N°42

  • Price band: 3/4

One of a series of high-end concept sportswear stores that has already opened in Berlin (No74), and London (No06), No42 positions itself at an achingly trendy crossover of fashion, culture and events. The raw space is minimalist but full of light, the pieces arranged almost like works of art (as well they might be, price-wise – you'll need to

  1. 42 rue de Sévigné, 3e
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Mondial du tatouage 2015

Browse for ideas while feasting your eyes on the craziest, most elaborate designs out there at the Mondial du Tatouage, a mammoth annual tattoo convention held at the Grande Halle de la Villette on March 6-8. Visiting Paris from Singapore, Italy the US, Thailand and beyond, tattoo artists will go head to head for prizes (‘best colour tattoo’,

La Fête du Graphisme

Wide-ranging graphic art festival La Fête du Graphisme enlivens the streets of Paris from bus shelters to the Gaîté Lyrique, the MK2 Bibliothèque and the Cité Internationale des Arts. Henning Wagenbreth, Charles Burns, Moulinex, Robert Crumb, Kazumasa Nagaï are just a few of the names on show. The Cité Internationale des Arts is hosting

Lumières: Carte blanche à Christian Lacroix

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Set in the centre of the Marais between a cluster of chic modern galleries, the Musée Picasso, the MAHJ and the Carnavalet, the Musée Cognacq-Jay has long suffered from the local competition and a slightly dusty image. Dedicated to the collection of 17th-century objects and artworks of Samaritaine founder Ernest Cognacq and his wife Marie-Louise

  1. Musée Cognacq-Jay 8 rue Elzévir, 3e
  2. Until Sun Apr 19
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