The autumn rentrée in Paris starts with a burst of energy for the new cultural season. Below are some of the best events, festivals and exhibitions taking place in the French capital in the coming month. Time for all things jazz with an international line-up of concerts at the Cité de la Musique and free concerts and promenading bands around the park. The adventurous polyglot autumn arts festival puts on avant-garde theatre, dance and contemporary music from international companies at venues in Paris and the suburbs.
On the equinoxes, the very center of the Sun sets just 12 hours after it rises. But the day begins when the upper edge of the Sun reaches the horizon (which happens a bit before the center rises), and it doesn’t end until the entire Sun has set. Not only that, but the Sun is actually visible when it is below the horizon, as Earth’s atmosphere refracts the Sun’s rays and bends them in an arc over the horizon. According to our former astronomer, George Greenstein, “If the Sun were to shrink to a starlike… Read Article →
An important settlement for more than two millennia, by the late 12th century Paris had become a walled cathedral city that was one of Europe’s foremost centres of learning and the arts and the largest city in the Western world until the turn of the 18th century. Paris was the focal point for many important political events throughout its history, including the French Revolution. Today it is one of the world’s leading business and cultural centres, and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, science, fashion and the arts all contribute to its status as… Read Article →
Vionnet may have been last in the running at Paris S/S ’14 Fashion Week, but a host of top models stuck around for the gig. Jessica Hart, Lily Donaldson, Lindsey Wixson and Edie Campbell walked alongside Miranda Kerr who’s second look reminded us a tad too much of Kylie Minogue – circa 2001’s Can’t Get You Out Of My Head release.
This well-established must for the autumn calendar returns! Treat your senses to cookery, apple tastings, delicious produce stalls, enjoy family activities on the weekend – and don’t miss our special guest, celebrity chef James Martin (16 Oct). We look forward to seeing you there!
Some of the E-Media Division’s best students enter the program knowing how they want to end it with one of the paid internships Procter and Gamble offers in New York City. E-Media Division Head, Manfred Wolfram, got the P&G Productions Summer internship started 14 years ago. Each year two outstanding students receive $6,000 for this three-month internship working on P&G soap operas in New York.