Till July 1
1 rue de la Legion d'Honneur, 75007
Crumb, From the Underground to Genesis
Robert Crumb, the genius comic book artist, is having an unprecedented retrospective of his drawings and comics. Crumb, From the Underground to Genesis, spans almost five decades of his work with 700 original drawings, and 200 underground magazines, with many from his private collection. It includes many of his most famous characters including Fritz the Cat, Mr. Natural, Devil Girl, Flakey Foont and Angelfood McSpade.
Till August 19
11, avenue du Président Wilson, 75116
Known for his black and white photos of the streets of Paris, Eugene Atget, documented the changing city in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Over 230 of Atget's haunting and romantic photos depict a Paris long gone.
Musee Carnavalet -Till July 29
23 rue de Sevigné, 75003
Metro: St. Paul
The giants of tennis come and strut their stuff on the red clay of Roland Garros this month. Will Djokovic break through this year and snatch the crown from clay court superstar Nadal who is bidding for his 7th title? Will the Williams sisters make a splashy comeback? Stay tuned to As the Tennis Turns.
May 22 to June 10
I am happy to announce the sale of a new set of prints of my Eye Prefer Paris Photos. I am offering 20 of my most popular and iconic images for sale including my doors, architectural details, statues, and monuments. They will make great gifts for all your Francophile friends, relatives, and colleagues but don't forget to buy some for yourself.
Click here to see photos and for full details including sizes, prices, and shipping. Here is a sample of some of the photos.
New! Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes
I am happy to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes. Come take an ethnic culinary journey with me and chef and caterer Charlotte Puckette, co-author of the bestseller The Ethnic Paris Cookbook (with Olivia Kiang-Snaije). First we will shop at a Paris green-market for the freshest ingredients and then return to Charlotte's professional kitchen near the Eiffel Tower to cook a three-course lunch. After, we will indulge in the delicious feast we prepared along with hand-selected wines.
Cost: 185 euros per person (about $240)
Time: 9:30AM- 2PM (approximately 4 1/2 hours)
Location: We will meet by a metro station close to the market
Class days: Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Minimum of 2 students, maximum 6 students.
Click here to sign up for the next class or for more info.
I am pleased as punch to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Tours, which are 3-hour walking tours I will personally be leading. The Eye Prefer Paris Tour includes many of the places I have written about such as small museums & galleries, restaurants, cafes & food markets, secret addresses, fashion & home boutiques, parks, and much more.
Tours cost 195 euros for up to 3 people, and 65 euros for each additional person. I look forward to meeting you on my tours and it will be my pleasure and delight to show you my insiders Paris.
Check it out at www.eyepreferparistours.com