Paris Insights Archives
September 2012 - Chocolat the Clown
While African-American Josephine Baker is generally considered to be the first widely-acclaimed black performer in Paris with her entry onto the stage in 1925 at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, another black artist, whose stage name was Chocolat, had already achieved celebrity status in the city some forty years before her arrival in the City of Light. Read about Chocolat in this month's Paris Insights.
Late19th century Paris had many circuses, but the only one left standing today is the Winter Circus. Read about this magnificent structure in this month's Paris, Past and Present.
Dining at Qui Plume la Lune, a restaurant located in the 11th arrondissement, is a unique experience – even an adventure! Read our review and meet chef and proprietor Jacky Ribault this month's Le Bon Goût.
Chocolat the Clown by Marius Heyroud
Cirque d'Hiver by Coyau / Wikimedia Commons
Jacky Ribault by www.DiscoverParis.net
Paris Insights Newsletters for 2012
- December 2012 - The Man Who Put Paris in a Bottle
- November 2012 - Adieu Paris, We Hardly Knew Ye
- October 2012 - A New Bed and Breakfast Opens near Paris
- September 2012 - Chocolat the Clown
- August 2012 - Biodynamic Wine - A Step Beyond
- July 2012 - Musicians in the Metro - Part II
- June 2012 - Musicians in the Metro - Part I
- May 2012 - An American in Paris - Jenna Thornton
- April 2012 - Stress and the City: The Best Spas in Paris
- March 2012 - Bruno Quenioux – A Champion of Independently-produced Wines
- February 2012 - Tasting Ganaches Made from Venezuelan Chocolate
- January 2012 - Will the Last True Parisian to Leave the City Please Turn Out the Lights?