The Concierges' Gazette
Going out in April
The exhibition Red. Art and utopia in the land of Soviets at the Grand Palais presents more than 400 works of artists like Rodchenko, Malevich or Klutsis, who wanted to guide the edification of socialism. Its chronogical circuit starts with the October revolution of 1917 and ends in 1953, at Staline’s death. Until July 1st.
It has been 100 years since the greatest discovery in History by the archaeologist Howard Carter: the tomb of King Tut. The exhibition Tutankamun, Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at La Villette gathers over 150 authentic artifacts from King Tut’s celebrated tomb – 50 of which had never traveled outside of Egypt before. Until September 15th.
Theaster Gates invests the Palais de Tokyo for his first solo museum exhibition in France an in Amalgam, he explores the social histories of migration and interracial relations using a specific episode in American history: the story of Malaga Island in the state of Maine, USA. The exhibition invites the public into nonlinear narrative combining ground, light, text, dance and music. Until May 12th.
Out of Paris
On the occasion of the traditional Easter holidays, take advantage of an escape to Chantilly to visit its famous castle and stop at the neighboring Relais & Châteaux property l’Auberge du Jeu de Paume to discover the Easter eggs exhibition of the best chocolatiers and chefs around, among whom our new Pastry Chef Sophie Bonnefond. From April 8th to 28th.
The Chef Jean Imbert gets back to his childhood and transforms his restaurant Acajou into Mamie, a tribute to his 92-year old grandmother who gave him his Epicurean taste. Served in a vintage decor, the menu is traditional with chips of parsley roots; grilled white asparagus and zabaglione; the famous veal blanquette with carrots; a pullet with herbs, and desserts by the famous Cédric Grolet: a “failed” chocolate mousse or egg-white mousse for two. – 35 bis rue Jean de la Fontaine, Paris 16th.
After Torino, New York, Seoul, Stockholm, Dubai and Tokyo, the Italian food temple Eataly will open in Paris on April 12th. In the Marais district, 4000 square meters will be dedicated to our South-Eastern neighbor with exceptional products, 800 wine references and 7 places to eat. Buonissimo! 35-37 rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, Paris 4th.