Weekly' agenda

Article published on Feb. 4, 2008
Article published on Feb. 4, 2008

what to do in Paris this week?

Small weekly guide to the Parisian life Conference : L’Europe sociale existe-t-elle ?(Is there a Social Europe?) Monday, February 4, starting at  8 :15 am ICOSI (Institute of International Social Cooperation) is organising a breakfast debate around the theme of social Europe. It will be conducted by Denis Stokkink (President of the European Think Tank  Pour la Solidarité).

Where ?Cercle Républicain, 5, avenue de l’Opéra – Paris 1er, subway Pyramides

Free entrance

For more information, click here.

Contact / registration : Véronique at (0)1 41 85 49 20 -  E-mail

Music :

Spritual Unity / Le Jazz mystique, Cité de la Musique, from February 8-13

For the beginning of the year, the Cité de la Musique proposes a series of jazz concerts to illustrate the mystical tendencies of this form of music.

-       His Eminence Archbishop Franzo W. King interpreting John Coltrane (Friday, the 8th at 8pm),

-       A forum, conference – round-table on mystical jazz (Saturday, the 9th at 3pm),

-       Laurent Bardainne Marc Ribot in a tribute to Albert Ayler (Saturday, the 9th at 8pm),

-       Magma, a group that doesn’t need any introduction (Monday, the 11th at 8pm) and

-       Raphaël Imbert / Sun Râ Arkestra (Wednesday, the 13th at 8pm).

For more information on these concerts (venue, price, reservations, etc.), Click here

Lili Cros at l’Espace Jemmapes on February  7, 8 and 9

Here is an interesting French singer ! This slip of a woman will sweep you away with her colourful pop, sweetly but with a punchy attitude at the same time. She will be in concert at l’Espace Jammapes with Thierry Chazelle. Give it a try, you won’t be disappointed!

Where ? Espace Jemmapes, 116, quai de Jemmapes - PARIS 10e, subway Gare de l’Est and Jacques-Bonsergent

How much? 15 euros

Reservations: reservation-je@crl10.net and 01 48 03 11 09

Website : Lili Cros.


August Sander - une sélection des portraits :"Hommes du XXe siècle",( August Sander- a Selection of Portraits:”Men of the 20th Century) Goethe-Institut,  from February 7 to March 29 – Opening night: Wednesday, February 6 at 7pm

Parallel to Musée du Jeu de Paume’s « Résonances » the Goethe-Institute is organising an exhibit of fifty original photographes by August Sander (in collaboration with Photograhische Sammlung / SK-Stiftung Kultur of Cologne)

Where?Galerie Condé, 31 rue de Condé, 75006 Paris

Free entrance

Exhibit is open Thursdays and Fridays from 2 to 7pm and Saturdays from 2 to 6pm

For more information: http://www.goethe.de/ins/fr/par/prj/ver/fr2860237.htm

Cinema :

SF Parade (SF-Paraati), Tuesday, February  5 at 7:30pm

Fiction directed by Yrjö Norta

With Ansa Ikonen, Siiri Angerkoski, Tauno Palo, Aku Korhonen.

1940 – 1 : 25 – 35 mm – colour – Original Version with French subtitles

Presentation of a new copy

This film, based in Helsinki during the last summer of peace before the Second World War, tells the story of the unexpected musical success of a taxi driver and a tourist guide.

Unfortunately, misunderstandings will threaten their career and their budding love story.

It is worth noting that two of Finland’s favourite actors are in this film: Ansa Ikonen et Tauno Palo.

Where? Finnish Institute, 60 rue des Ecoles, Paris 5ème, subway Cluny-La Sorbonne, Saint-Michel, Odéon

Information and reservations: 01 40 51 89 09

Have a good week everyone!

Sophie Janod