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

September 16 & 17, 2017 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). The weekend is an extraordinary occasion to visit … Continue reading A music-themed weekend for European Heritage Days (Journées du Patrimoine) in Paris

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

Gathering Around Jim Morrison's Grave, Pere Lachaise, Paris, July 2011

Paris, 1971 There’s a new short documentary in film festivals exploring Jim’s last days and his grave at Père Lachaise. Here’s some information on the film and where it’s being screened. Check it out if it’s playing near you! And check back on this post for screening updates, or on Twitter with the hashtag #Paris1971doc. … Continue reading New documentary explores Jim Morrison’s last days in his own words

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

Music tour Pere Lachaise Fete 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!