The Concierges' Gazette

Our April recommendations

Exhibition

Discover the exhibition Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale at the Musée Des Arts Décoratifs, dedicated to the scandals that marked turning points in the history of fashion, from the 14th century to the present days. Until April 23rd.

The Musée d’Orsay in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario from Toronto, invites you to the exhibition Au-delà des étoiles – Le paysage mystique de Monet à Kandinsky. Nature and landscapes are highlighted thought exceptional work of art from some of the most famous artists such as: Gauguin, Monet or even Van Gogh. Until June 25th.

Opera

Rimski-Korsakov’s masterpiece, La Fille de neige, is playing at the Opéra Bastille. This fairytale will transport you to the magical kingdom of tzar Berendei in which was born Snegourotchka, from the union and love of the spring fairy and the old winter. From April 15th to May 3rd.
Ballet

Merce Cunningham & William Forsythe are put in the spotlight at the Palais Garnier. In the show Walkaround Time, created in 1968, Merce Cunningham has staged his most famous moves. The night continues with two ballets of William Forsythe: Trio and Herman Schmerman which push the boundaries of classical dance. From April 14th to May 13th.

Restaurants

The restaurant L’archeste which has just been awarded its first Michelin Star will transport you to the culinary world of the Japanese Chef Yoshiaki Ito. His surprising menus are inspired with dishes such as: Mediterranean cuttlefish stuffed with foie gras; braised veal cheek and pink mushrooms and for dessert Mont-blanc flavored with chestnut cream, pear, mascarpone and Japanese purple sweet potato ice cream. Lunch Menu 44 Euro (three courses); Dinner menu 96 Euro (seven courses). Closed on Sundays and Mondays. 79, rue de la Tour, 16th district.

The famous chef Akrame Benallal awaits you in his new restaurant Shirvan, café métisse to offer you a colorful cuisine inspired with African, Asian and Indian flavors such as: roasted cauliflower flavored with lemon pounder for Iran, Tingmo brioche with garlic butter or Iberian porc with vindaloo sauce and for dessert chocolate orange and saffron soufflé, citrus millefeuille…Original wine menu. Open daily from 8:00am to 2:00 am. Count between 100 and 150 Euro for a la carte dishes. 5 Place de l’Alma, 8th district.

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