French slang lesson

French slang lesson

  If you are planning to visit France, you’ll understand something very soon. French people don’t speak English as other nation in Europe. The best solution for you is to use some French  slang words in your conversation. SoFrenchy is giving you 20 idiomatic slang expressions to use during your stay. Use it in a […]

Tour Paris 13

Tour Paris 13

  We already mention the street art project « Tour Paris 13 » organized by « galerie Itinerrance » in an abandoned building in the 13th district of Paris. Great, unique, amazing, scary …everything is mentioned when you’re talking about this unique and ephemeral street art show. All the 70 artists have paint each bedroom, corridor, kitchen, bathroom […]

Encountering Yesonme, aka Clément Arnaud, illustator

Encountering Yesonme, aka Clément Arnaud, illustator

  He has a bright and sharp pen stroke and seems driven by a demand for simplicity and efficiency. Enter the world of Yesonme, means first to be captured by the distinctive looks of his characters… Meeting with a promising talent. It’s a young illustrator of 21 years, Clément Arnaud, who is behind the nickname […]

Laurent Baillet, street-photographer and globetrotter

Laurent Baillet, street-photographer and globetrotter

  “I make my photographs in the street, by extending the exposure time and thus changing the scale of perception of time. So everything appears to be very different. It is, however, that of the reality. “ Thus is how Laurent Baillet defines his approach for the series Chronographies. His photos indeed questions us on […]

Le Louxor, Egyptian cinema in Paris

Le Louxor, Egyptian cinema in Paris

  What is the common point between Egypt, cinema and Paris? Le Louxor, j’adore! Like cats, this mythical place has had several lives. Initially an independent cinema that opened in 1921, it was taken over and operated by Pathé until the late 70s. Yet this popular cinema will experience a slow decline … It was […]

Daft Punk “Random Access Memories”

Daft Punk “Random Access Memories”

  After weeks of rumors and waiting, the electro French band “Daft Punk” has released its 4th studio album “Random Access Memories” on 21 May 2013. This new record sounds different from the previous one, it might be due to the featuring with Julian Casablancas, Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers. Even if you were down […]

Culture(s) Fleuriste Jean Marie Patois

Culture(s) Fleuriste Jean Marie Patois

Oh what pleasure to give flowers! Especially when they are beautiful and do not wilt after 24 hours, you might say. That is exactly what Jean Marie Patois, florist in 10ththe district of Paris, manage to propose. Let yourself be guided by the quality of his products and his suggestions for seasonal flowers. You can […]

La Pagode: temple of independent cinema

La Pagode: temple of independent cinema

  Located in the 7th district, this arthouse cinema is rich in history: commissioned in the 19th century by the director of Bon Marché to offer his wife (it’s her Taj Mahal), La Pagode was purchased, dismantled and brought to France to finally become a cinema in 1931. Plush atmosphere and art-deco interior: treat yourself […]