Things to do in Paris this week: May 5-11, 2017

Our selection of some excellent things to do in Paris this week.

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Paris Beer Week, May 5-13, 2017

‘Peter Campus: Video Ergo Sum’ at Jeu de Paume

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Peter Campus, Anamnesis, 1973. Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris. Installation at the Albion Gallery, London in 1973. Photo Ed Reeve © Peter Campus 2017.

Highly recommended and ending soon, this strangely surreal exhibition retraces the seminal work of American video artist, Peter Campus, including some brilliant immersive video installations that alter one’s sense of reality, time and space. Details>>

‘Holocaust and the Comic Books’ at the Shoah Memorial

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Horst Rosenthal, Mickey Mouse in the Gurs Camp, 1942. Mémorial de la Shoah collection.

Part history, part art, this heartrendingly beautiful exhibition at the Shoah Memorial, Paris examines the often-overlooked representation of the Holocaust in comic books. Details>>

For more suggestions, visit our dedicated art and culture page to find more exhibitions that we loved this month in Paris.

Paris Beer Week

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Paris Beer Week, May 5-13, 2017

The Parisian festival dedicated to the art of brewing comes back for its fourth edition this Friday. From May 5-13, 2017, join in for a week-long celebration of independent craft beers and brewers in Paris and Ile de France, with some good music, food and contests to keep you happily hydrated. Details>>


Ditch the GPS. Go for a long (or short) walk. Find your own little secrets of Paris. Last weekend, we found some excellent graffiti and street art strolling along Rue Amelot and Passage Saint-Sebastien in the 11th arrondissement of Paris.

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