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In this episode of Hidden Paris, my guest and friend Clara (@clara.siverson) came on to discuss the history of and analyse one of her favourite artworks that you can see for free! It is called Rodin's Monument to Balzac and is located at 136 Boulevard Raspail, in the 6th arrondissement. Clara has a degree in Art History from the Sorbonne. She has also just recently created an English language school called @zucchiniunderground. If you have any questions, contact her at Clara@zucchiniunderground.com. For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram: @hiddenparispodcast. 
In this episode of Hidden Paris, my guest Paris-born Laura (@lpmagallon), shares some of the history of her favourite hidden quirky places of Paris. These include the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord (@les_bouffes_du_nord), Les Grands Voisins (@lesgrandsvoisins) & Fluctuart (@fluctuart). Laura is a tour guide training to be an art therapist. Check out her work on Instagram : @lapetitemetaphore. For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast. 
The podcast is celebrating its 6 month anniversary!!! Wow!! Amazing!!!I'm going home for two weeks so I just wanted to leave you all with a little message to finish off 2020. What an amazing year it's been, I'm looking forward to all the other amazing guests I will have on in 2021. Happy Holidays everyone!
In this episode of Hidden Paris, my guest Krystal, shares some of her favourite hidden places to see in Montmartre. These include the Hôtel Particulier Montmartre (@hotelparticuliermontmartre) - a great place for date night!, going up to the top of Sacre Coeur and staying in the guesthouse of the basilica. Krystal is a photographer based in Montmartre. If you would like to obtain her services, reach out to her on Instagram : @missparisphoto. For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.  
In this episode of Hidden Paris, Pascaline, a tour guide and founder of Culture and Adventure, joins me to discuss why she created this company, her new children's book and shares some tips on how to get kids excited about visiting museums! You can follow Culture & Adventure on Instagram : @cultureandadventure, Twitter : @CultureAndAdv & on Facebook. To book a tour go to their website! : https://www.cultureandadventure.com/For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.   
Monique Wells, the founder of @entreetoblackparis - a tour company that offers tours showcasing the contributions of Africans and people of African descent to the history and culture of Paris-, joins me for a fourth episode! In this episode, she talks to us about an area located in the north of Paris called Little Africa. We talk about the history of the neighborhood, some fun places to check out there and the big word : gentrification. You can contact Monique at paris@entreetoblackparis.com to book a tour. For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast. 
Monique Wells, the founder of @entreetoblackparis - a tour company that offers tours showcasing the contributions of Africans and people of African descent to the history and culture of Paris-, joins me for a third episode! In this episode, she talks to us about her favourite Black French Creative, the writer Alexandre Dumas père, whose most famous works include The Count of Monte Christo and The Three Musketeers. Listen in as Monique shares some fun anecdotes from Dumas' life, tells us where we can find traces of him and his legacy in Paris and as we go off on a tangent about the Banque de France. You can contact Monique at paris@entreetoblackparis.com to book a tour.  For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast. 
Tune into my latest Culture Calendar for World Radio Paris as I recommend you all check out the Musée de la Liberation de Paris! (The permanent exhibit and bunker are free of charge to visit!) There is also a temporary exhibit called Les Parisiens dans l'exode de 1940  on until the 13th of December! I also recommend other cultural events to check out in Paris during the second half of October. 
Monique Wells, the founder of @entreetoblackparis - a tour company that offers tours showcasing the contributions of Africans and people of African descent to the history and culture of Paris-, joins me for a second episode! In this episode, she talks to us about the life of her favourite African American Creative, the painter Beauford Delaney. For some of Monique's favourite paintings by Beauford, check out my Instagram account : @hiddenparispodcast.You can contact Monique at paris@entreetoblackparis.com to book a tour.  For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.  
Monique Wells, the founder of @entreetoblackparis - a tour company that offers tours showcasing the contributions of Africans and people of African descent to the history and culture of Paris-, will be joining me for several episodes to talk along the theme of "Black Paris".In this episode, she talks about what inspired her to start her company, Entrée to Black Paris. You can contact Monique at paris@entreetoblackparis.com to book a tour.  For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.   
Tune into my latest review for World Radio Paris of the "Global(e) Resistance" exhibit on at the Centre Pompidou (@centrepompidou). I also recommend other cultural events to check out in Paris during the last week of September/start of October. Does this exhibit sound like your cup of tea? Check it out before it ends on January 4th!
In this episode of Hidden Paris, Florian comes on to talk about the history of Opéra Garnier (@operadeparis) and share the history with us of some of its hidden gems. You can follow Florian on Instagram @historiesofparis. For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.  
In this episode of Hidden Paris, Lucie (@lucieqamara), the founder of Coven (@covenparis) - an intersectional feminist literary community based here in Paris- joins me in this episode to discuss Coven as well as the big F word "Feminism", here in France and in general. Coven's first Pop-Up book shop (and event since lockdown) takes place on September 13th from 15h-19h at Le Pavillon des Canaux (@lepavillondescanaux) in the 19th arrondissement. Fancy some feminist tunes? Check out Lucie's excellent playlist here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5OcX2cQzzEhtIUnJ8um8qP?si=xdomARtNRjChV1ay-0NilgThe books she's reading right now are : Feminism Interrupted by Lola Olufemi; The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi & Sex Robots and Vegan Meat by Jenny Kleeman.For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.   
Tune into my latest review for World Radio Paris of the "Monet, Renoir...Chagall" exhibit on at the Atelier des Lumières (@atelierdeslumieres). I also recommend other cultural events to check out in Paris during the first half of September. Does this exhibit sound like your cup of tea? Check it out this weekend or before it ends on January 3rd.  
In this episode of Hidden Paris, Madame Fontaine (@madamefontaineparis) and I discuss the drag scene in Paris and in her homeland of Turkey. She starts off with giving us a brief history of Drag and we also discuss her personal experience of doing Drag in Paris.For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.   This was my first remote interview and I had a few technical and sound issues, please bear with me as it's still an amazing and informative interview! 
I host another show called "Out and About" on World Radio Paris where I share my thoughts on cultural stuff I get up to here in Paris. Tune into this episode to hear my review of "The World of Banksy" exhibit, which I went to with my boyfriend, at L'Espace Lafayette-Drouot (@espacelafayettedrouot). Does this exhibit sound like your cup of tea? Check it out this weekend or before it ends on December 31. 
In this episode of Hidden Paris, my guest, Daniel, gives a brief history of the Latin Quarter. We then move on to discuss two of his favourite hidden gems of this area : the Arène de Lutece (#arenedelutece) & the Cluny Museum (@museecluny). Daniel is an Irish/American tour guide based here in Paris. If you would like to book a tour with him, contact him at : daniel.ahlstrom1@gmail.com. (He's old school and not on social media! hehe)For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.   
In this episode of Hidden Paris, Tijana (@tijanastoryteller) and I introduce the not often visited 13th arrondissement, also known as Gobelins. We then move on to discuss her favourite hidden gems of this arrondissement : the Gobelins Manufactory (@mobiliernational), Butte aux Cailles (#butteauxcailles) and Cité Florale (#citeflorale). At some point in the episode, I mention going to see the "Au fil du siècle" exhibit at the Gobelins Manufactory where I saw some fascist themed tapestries. Head on over to my Instagram acccount (@hiddenparispodcast) to check some of them out! For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.  
In this episode of Hidden Paris, Ernesto and I discuss his favourite hidden gems of Paris : the Opéra Comique (@opera_comique), Halle St. Pierre (@hallesaintpierre) & the Centre Artistique 104 (@104paris). Tune in to hear Ernesto and I gush about our love of opera, list out recommendations of operas to watch for 1st time viewers and more!Ernesto is a conductor and cellist. You can have a listen to some of Ernesto's performances here : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyDS4GEUeiNkZlvGoYr0MIgFor more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast.  
In this episode of Hidden Paris, Violette and I discuss the histories of the hidden in plain sight gems that are the Palais Royal and the Petit Palais (with a short mention about the Comedie Francaise) ! You can follow Violette on Instagram (@walkwithviolette) where she posts daily stories on French art and history. She is also available as a tour guide for private tours. Fun fact : I live in the 19th arrondissement and love it! Like the rest of Paris, it undoubtedly has some shady areas. However, while it may not be as glamorous as central Paris, it truly has a wonderful vibe and places to visit.For more tips on places to visit in and around Paris, follow me on Instagram : @hiddenparispodcast. 
In this episode of Hidden Paris, Eilean and I discuss the history of Place de la Nation, her neighbourhood. She also recommends three of her favourite places to check out in the area : a vegetarian café called The Kursaal, a bakery set up by an American with lots of yummy treats called Adria's Bakery and Arkose, a rock climbing gym. Here are their Instagram handles : @thekursaal, @adriasbakery and @arkose.climbing. Fun little anecdote : In Ireland, school uniforms are mandatory in nearly all public and private primary and secondary schools. In France, however, only a few schools still enforce them....I just assumed all European countries still have them, hence why I was pondering this in the episode! 
Welcome to my first episode of Hidden Paris! In this episode, my friend Sophie and I discuss one of the hidden gems of Montmartre, the Montmartre Museum. She also shares some cool stories about the artists who lived there and a general history of Montmartre itself. If you want to check out the museum, here's a link to it! : https://museedemontmartre.fr/en/le-musee/
Want to learn more about Paris? Want to "meet" cool people? Trying to find new exciting places to visit in Paris? Then tune into Hidden Paris, a podcast for all lovers and residents of Paris created by Mariamne Everett. Have a listen to the trailer which tells you who this podcast is for, why it was created, what brought me to Paris and the layout of each episode (I know, that's a lot covered in less than 2 minutes!)Tune in every second week to new episodes, either on World Radio Paris or wherever you listen to your podcasts! Follow me on Instagram @hiddenparispodcast! 
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Podcast Details

Created by
Mariamne Everett
Podcast Status
Active
Started
May 25th, 2020
Latest Episode
Jan 25th, 2021
Release Period
2 per month
Episodes
23
Avg. Episode Length
25 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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