The Sleeping Beauty Ballet in Paris 2013 : a must see!

The Sleeping Beauty ballet in Paris 2013 is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy what Rudolf Nureyev described as the ‘Ballet of Ballets’. This performance, which runs at the Opera Bastille from December 4th 2013 to January 4th 2014, will showcase Nureyev’s version of the original choreography. The lavish sets and colourful costumes are designed by Ezio Frigerio and Franca Squarciapino. Of course, it goes without saying that the music and dancing will be stunning in this landmark interpretation of the renowned classic. This exciting run of performances will be taking place just five minutes walk from the elegant and graceful Hotel Marais Bastille, and we recommend the experience wholeheartedly.

The sleeping beauty ballet in Paris 2013 - Opera Bastille - Tourist office Paris - Photographer Marc Bertrand

Opera Bastille - Tourist office Paris - Photographer Marc Bertrand

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Bar and Ping Pong in Paris : Play, drink and Boogie!

Bar and ping pong in Paris is the perfect way to unwind after a hectic day’s sightseeing. Now, courtesy of the Gossima, the city’s first ping pong bar, you can. Inspired by Spin in New York, this concept bar offers the opportunity to enjoy a drink and a fast and furious game of table tennis, though preferably not at the same time lest a particularly vigorous backhand sends your wine glass flying. Situated at the corner of rue des Bleuets and rue Victor Gelez at Menilmontant, Gossima also offers live music performances onstage. What more could you ask for apart from the chance to retire to the welcoming surroundings of the Hotel Marais Bastille after your workout?

Bar and ping pong in Paris : Gossima Ping Pong Bar - Picture copyright holder Gossima

Bar and ping pong in Paris : Gossima Ping Pong Bar - Picture copyright holder Gossima

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Caudalie boutique in Paris a long awaited pleasure

Caudalie boutique in Paris is your chance to experience this exclusive and exceptional skin care brand in the City of Light. Following worldwide success with outlets in San Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and New York, Caudalie now bring their range to Paris with a new store at 8 Rue des Francs-Bourgeois in the Marais district just a 10 minute walk from Hotel Marais Bastille.

Caudalie boutique in Paris - Vinotherapie® - Pixel & Creation - fotolia.com

Vinotherapie® - Pixel & Creation - fotolia.com

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YIA Art Fair 2013 : an Autumn of Art appreciation in Paris

YIA Art Fair 2013 , running from October 23rd to the 27th, is one of the most eagerly awaited events on the Paris art calendar. This will be the third year this Young International Artists fair has taken place in the city and it will be building on the outstanding success of the previous two occasions. Dozens of up and coming young artists will be displaying their most creative offerings in sixty galleries spread amongst four art spaces in the fashionable district of Paris known as the Marais. At the Hotel Marais Bastille you will be in the ideal location to access these venues easily and conveniently.

YIA art fair 2013 - Modern art fair - Tourist Office Paris - photographer David Lefranc

Modern art fair - Tourist Office Paris - photographer David Lefranc

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