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Music

Paris-Londres. Music Migrations (1962–1989) temporary exhibition

At the National Museum of the History of Immigration from 12 March 2019 to 5 January 2020

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Père Lachaise

Dates for 2019 Lachaise Musical music walks in Père Lachaise

Dates for 2019 Lachaise Musical music walk in Père Lachaise.

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Music

“Doisneau and Music” exhibition at the Philharmonie de Paris

The Philharmonie de Paris is currently presenting an exhibition of iconic photographer Robert Doisneau’s (1912–1994) photographs related to music.

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Jim Morrison

Does Jim Morrison’s Epitaph Suggest He Was Possessed by Demons?

Read on Electric Literature

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Père Lachaise

Watch a new Père Lachaise documentary by Arte.tv through December 31

Père-Lachaise cemetery is a surprisingly diverse natural habitat, a hidden biosphere in the heart of Paris.

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Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison to have public square in Paris named in his honor

In 2013, the Council of Paris already voted favorably on naming a “public square, street or cultural institution” after Morrison. Five years later, turns out Jim gets a public square.

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Music

A music-themed weekend for European Heritage Days (Journées du Patrimoine) in Paris

The third weekend of September is hands down one of the best weekends to be in Paris. Throughout France, over 17,000 monuments open their doors for two days and propose more than 25,000 animations for the European Heritage Days (Journées du Patrimoine).

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Jim Morrison

New documentary explores Jim Morrison’s last days in his own words

In March 1971, Jim Morrison lead singer of The Doors left his life in Los Angeles behind and joined his girlfriend Pamela Courson in Paris to write poetry. Four months later he was dead. Paris, 1971 is a dream-like meditative journey, imaginatively recounting his last days and interment at the mythic Père Lachaise cemetery.

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Père Lachaise

Guided live music tour in Père Lachaise for the Fête de la Musique

The Fête de la Musique is on Wednesday June 21 this year. Our friend, Thierry Le Roi, Père Lachaise guide extraordinaire, has programmed a special guided live music tour this coming Sunday to celebrate the Fête de Musique and honour musicians in Père Lachaise. You don’t want to miss this!