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Read on for our guide to the week's coolest events and most interesting venues. If you manage to tick off all ten, head back to our home page for daily updates on the best restaurants, cultural events, nightlife, and whatever else Paris manages to think up before our next Hot List is published on Monday. 

The best things to do in Paris this week

Exhibition • My Buenos Aires

Critics' choice

Sometimes, this show has an otherworldly feel to it. In bringing contemporary Argentinean creativity to Paris, the Maison Rouge has underlined how far apart the two cultures really are. Buenos Aires comes across as a world of off-the-wall charm, liberty and experimentation...

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La Maison Rouge - Fondation Antoine de Galbert Until Sunday September 20 2015

Shopping • Eiden

Eiden’s founder, Sonia, quit a job in finance to set up her atelier in 2013. From a world of modelling markets, she caught the jewellery design bug the first time she attempted to make her own pieces...

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9th arrondissement

Carnival • La Fête Foraine des Tuileries

Can you smell waffles? Must be the return of the annual fête foraine (summer fairground) in the Tuileries – for its 30th anniversary, no less. This year's Fête des Tuileries is shaping up to be the best and biggest one yet...

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Festival • Days Off

For the sixth year running, Days Off curates a fantastic range of pop, rock, folk and electro in two of the city's best acoustic venues, Cité de la Musique and Salle Pleyel. Some major acts taking part this year include Ibeyi, Andrew Bird and Agua Roja...

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Cité de la Musique Until Wednesday July 8 2015

Wine bar • La Cave Marcadet

Rustic décor, a few big wooden tables, vintages from small-scale producers and handpicked food produce all make La Cave Marcadet a very lovely place to visit. In fact, we like almost all of it – one wall boasts a frieze of famous bon vivants, from Socrates to Gainsbourg to Dalì...

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18th arrondissement

Food truck • La Dînette Mécanique

Central Paris can become a bit of an unattainable El Dorado for food trucks. Like many other mobile street food vendors, the team behind La Dînette Mécanique tried in vain to obtain a permit for trading in the city... 

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19th arrondissement

Bakery • L'Eclair de génie

Finally, a shop that lives up to its own hyperbolic name: the ‘genius éclair’ really does reinvent the classic French patisserie to great effect. The Marais-based baker has been specialising in éclairs since 2012 thanks to a former cooking TV show finalist, Christophe Adam...

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The Marais

Restaurant • Le Chat Ivre

Wedged between Bastille and Charonne, Le Chat Ivre (‘the drunken cat’) started life as a bistro and later evolved into a spritely tapas bar with a chic, understated décor and a come-hither contemporary menu...

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11th arrondissement

Exhibition • Images à charge: La Construction de la preuve par l'image

Critics' choice

This isn’t a show about artists, nor even about journalists – instead, you’ll find images of scientists and the military. The photos brought together here were never meant to be exhibited ­– they were taken instead for a specific purpose, as scientific proof to substantiate legal claims in court... 

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Le BAL - Espace d'expositions Until Sunday August 30 2015

Exhibition • Marc Riboud: The One for the Other

Critics' choice

Afghanistan, 1956: arms manufacture. China, 1965: portraits of Marx, Lenin and Stalin pinned to the wall. Washington, 1967: anti-Vietnam War demos. Paris, 1968: debris piled up in front of the Sorbonne...

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Polka Galerie Until Saturday August 1 2015 Free

Comments

9 comments
lala m
lala m

Do not even think about visitng Georges the restuarnat at the Pompidou. Lots of ridiculous looking waiters whose brains are somewhere else. 

we had the worst service, terrible food at overinflated prices. . when we told the matire d that our waiter was not bringing food or wine as ordered he started to argue with us. Scallops---36 euro were six frozen scallops cooked with no seasoning and no vegetables and a bowl of undercooked rice..Cod was a greasy mess of something tasting like fish. .... Avoid at all costs 

Maia Nielsen
Maia Nielsen

Üt, by R-Bag : Brilliant clown show every Thursday, Friday, Saturday night at tiny Théâtre Clavel, metro station Pyrénées. Excellent music, laughs for everyone, for kids, for grownups, and most importantly even for people without a word of French. Buy a ticket or pay upon liking, on your way out! Until Dec. 29th.

bob
bob

absolutely pathetic

Olivier
Olivier

try Brasserie de l'epoque, fabulous food, very friendly service and very good value for money. Passage Vero doda opposite the Ministere de la culture et de la communication in the 1er arrondissement. A must do for the real parisian brasserie fare!!

Dubqi
Dubqi

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cola
cola

I love it all!

Susan
Susan

Very helpful. Will visit at least three of these ten when in Paris in March.

Joe
Joe

Ice skating in front of L’Hôtel de Ville looks brilliant! Thanks Time Out :)

chardin
chardin

concert lyrique , dimanche 18 Novembre 17h cathedrale ste Croix 12 rue du Perchre 75003