Garfield the grumpy cat at the Cirque d’Hiver

Children love him, and so do parents! Garfield is the well-known comic strip character, who loves to sleep, eat lasagna, complain, and otherwise annoy his owner Jon and his dog friend Odie. The famous comic has been made into 3 movies between 2004 and 2007.

Garfiled on stage at the Cirque d’Hiver
This time, Garfield goes on the stage of the  Théâtre de la Ménagerie at the Cirque d’Hiver Bouglione and stars in a series of magical adventures. While Jon and Odie are on vacation, Garfield is enjoying his rest at home.  But is he really alone? The cat is about to live an extraordinary adventure in which he has to become an apprentice magician. A thrilling show!


Garfield, apprenti magicien, April 5-27, 2014.
For children from 3 to 6 years of age.
Shows at 11am and 2pm / Duration: 60 minutes.
Admission: 25€ (free seating).
Reserve a seat ahead of time.

Théâtre de la Ménagerie du Cirque d’Hiver Bouglione
110, rue Amelot
75011 Paris
Tel.: +33 (0)1 47 00 28 81
Metro station: Filles du Calvaire (line 8), or Oberkampf (lines 5 & 9).


The Artists’ Workshop: a hybrid restaurant in Oberkampf

Between République and Oberkampf, just steps away from Hotel Mareuil, l’Atelier des Artistes is altogether a cocktail bar, a restaurant, and a contemporary art gallery.  Located in a 500 m2 loft, it is dedicated to digital and visual arts, gastronomy, and mixology.

A space with many faces
L’Atelier des Artistes
owes its success to its unique atmosphere: several decors unfold one after the other over the 2 floors. You will be able to enjoy a cocktail sitting at the design wooden bar, or have dinner in the light room of the restaurant, nest to a vegetation wall. On the underground floor, large black sofas invite you to lounge and watch movies by artists featured in the art gallery, including Thomas Lelu, Nicolas Rubinstein, or Jeanne Susplugas.

Photo credit: Facebook L’Atelier des Artistes

Photo credit: Facebook L’Atelier des Artistes

Open Tuesday through Sunday from 6pm to 2am.

L’Atelier des Artistes
4, rue Rampon
75011 Paris
Tel.: +33 (0)1 47 00 55 71
Metro station: République (lines 3, 5, 8, 9 and 11) or Oberkampf (lines 5 or 9).


M et Mme Rêve (Mr. And Mrs. Dream) at the Grand Rex

Close to Hotel Mareuil, the Grand Rex is a well-known movie theater and concert hall, a part of Paris’ history on the Grands Boulevards. This mythical venue is currently presenting a show by Choreographer Marie-Claude Pietragalla and her partner Julien Derouault.

Filled with imagination
“Mr and Mrs Dream”
is show that brings together contemporary dance and an imaginary world thanks to 3D images projected on a 200m2 screen. The story is of the destiny of two imaginary beings who while travelling through time, invent their lives and their love for one another at the speed of a speeding comet. As it is poetic this show is also very technical incorporating the movements of a technique designed by the engineers at Dassault Systems and the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, made up of light shows and 3D projections.


Please Note: Due to a recent injury Marie-Claude Pietragalla will be replaced by Clairemarie Osta, danseuse Etoile at the Opéra National de Paris.

“M et Mme Rêve”, from 12 to 29 March 2014 at the Grand Rex.
Shows begin at 20 h 30, with exeption of the 16 March 2014 at 16 h.
Ticket prices: from 19 to 83€.
Reserve your tickets at

Le Grand Rex
1, boulevard Poissonnière
75002 Paris
Tel.: +33 (0)1 45 08 93 89
Metro: Bonne Nouvelle (lines 8 and 9).


Le Carreau du Temple (The Temple square) reopens on April 25!

On the Historical Monuments registry since the 80’s, le Carreau du Temple is an old covered market built in 1863. After 4 years of intense renovation directed by architect Jean-François Milou, it will open its doors to the public on April 25. The redesigned space is divided into different zones and will host living art shows, contemporary or ecological art, fashion shows, concerts, exhibits, and theatrical plays. The underground floor features spaces dedicated to sport and dance, where Parisians will be able to enjoy classes. The ground floor will have a bar with a terrace to enjoy the first rays of sunshine, as well as a boutique. In addition to all these events and attractions, le Carreau du Temple is also worth a visit for its attractive late 19th century industrial architecture, and its 8-meter tall main window.

Photo credits: Fernando Javier Urquijo/ studioMilou architecture

Le Carreau du Temple
4, rue Eugène Spuller
75003 Paris
Tel.: +33 (0)1 83 91 93 30
Metro station: Temple (line 3), or République (lines 3, 5, 8, 9 and 11).

Photo credits: Elise Gerosa