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PARIS, LA BLOG IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION

WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND INVITE YOU TO READ OUR ARCHIVES. NEW CONTENT WILL BE POSTED SOON, PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO VISIT US AGAIN.               

About this blog

PARIS, LA blog is about the magic accidents of life. It’s about artists, writers, photographers, musicians and designers that cross our mind, and our heart for a day, a season, a life! It refers to a vital substance that nourishes, and inspires our soul day by day. A sort of vivid shadow that gives birth twice a year to a print magazine named PARIS, LA.
—Dorothée Perret

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WEEKLY WRAP-UP: MARCH 2-8

This week on the blog, we went to Montparnasse Cemetery to see “le baiser”; learned more about Thom Andersen; went to the launch of octopusnotes 4 at castillo/corrales; read the studio of Giacometti; passed by the “Awards shows“; discovered the cortot room; advised to go to Bea Schlingelhoff‘s new opening at Corner Door; and listened some […]

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MUSIC: MOSES SUMNEY

Moses Sumney is a folk musician who has been on a meteoric rise to fame over the last two years since he finished his undergraduate studies at UCLA. In 2012, his single “Man on the Moon” was featured on Pitchfork, and since then Sumney has performed with Karen O. and Beck, and toured with Local […]

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“NOTYPE” OPENING ON SUNDAY MARCH 8 AT CORNER DOOR, LOS ANGELES

NOTYPE What moves a spirit to inhabit a building? Join us this Sunday as Bea Schlingelhoff opens a non-denominational, secular space of worship at Corner Door*. A dysfunctional storefront church without a congregation, the room has been prepared nonetheless as a space for reflection, awaiting visitation, the back wall cut away to reveal a double […]

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FILM: HARDCORE HOME MOVIES

On Monday night, Dirty Looks NYC founder Bradford Nordeen presented a specially curated selection of queer DIY films at REDCAT theater in downtown Los Angeles. The lineup included influential punk and queercore filmmakers G.B. Jones, Jill Reiter, Greta Snider, Rick Castro, and Jonesy. Many of the films captured the brief creative outburst of queer punks […]

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PLACES: THE CORTOT ROOM BY AUGUSTE PERRET

In 1929, concerned with giving his students a place for artistic expression and performance Alfred Cortot commissioned a concert hall by Auguste Perret, the architect known for conceiving the Théâtre des Champs Elysées. The Cortot room plays an integral role in the l’École Normale de Musique de Paris and can hold 400 attendees. Mostly wooded, It has […]