The Concierges' Gazette
Summer to-do list
The first wife of Pablo Picasso has always been a true source of inspiration to the artist. The Olga Picasso exhibition exposed at the musée Picasso reveals how his love story, from its beginning, through his adultery and until her death, has influenced his paintings. Until September 3rd.
The Musée d’Orsay invites you into the personal world of the famous painter Cézanne. Dive into his universe and try to understand how he communicated through his paintings. The exhibition Portrait de Cézanne presents the story of an artist who became a true source of inspiration to the masters of art we know today such as Picasso. Until September 24th.
The musée de l’Orangerie is exposing the private collection of a Japanese business man, Shojiro Ishibashi. The exhibition Chefs-d’oeuvre du Bridgestone Museum of Art de Tokyo, Collection Ishibashi Foundation gathers major works of art from Monet, Picasso, Cézanne or even Shiraga. Until August 22nd.
Enjoy the summer time season to get away at the Château de Versailles! Every Saturday night enjoy a 2.5-hour walk in the gardens during the Great Water Show. It demonstrates the know- how of the hydrant men of the 17th century with beautiful musical and lighting sceneries and of course it ends majestically with fireworks. Until September 16th.
This year again La Seine Musicale welcomes the festival Les Etés de la Danse. Alvin Ailey and his 34 dancers will present you classical and contemporary ballets coming straight from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Until July 22nd
During your Parisian summer evening, treat yourself with a musical getaway. Almost every night the Sainte Chapelle invites you to a classical music concert. Until October 6th.
The Drugstore welcomes you for lunch and dinner in a beautiful setting on the Champs-Elysées. The 3-Michelin star chef Eric Fréchon will delight you with corn tempura, a tuna tartare or lovely pieces of rare meat and for dessert a Saint Honoré. For a la carte dishes count 40 to 80 Euro. 133 Avenue des Champs-Elysées, 8th.
Raphaël Rego, the chef of the Maloka Fogo e Brasa restaurant, has decided to move to the 5th district. In his new restaurant the Oka, the chef will make you discover a mix between French and Brazilian cuisine with crunchy pig’s trotter and lemon caviar or with a manioc millefeuille. Menus are offered between 35 and 75 Euro. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays. 1 rue Berthollet, 5th.