Event of the Week This Thur/Fri the MaMa Music Festival hits town, putting gloriously named local bands like The Dead Hippies alongside bigger names like Joseph Arthur into venues all over the 18th arrondissement & Montmartre
Thursday, October 17th This week, the Corbières wine truck (yes, a wine truck), teamed up with some of Paris’s top burger trucks, will come during the lunch or dinner session today, and you’ll get burgers from Camion Qui Fume.
Want to go to the biggest electro party in town? Head to the 5yr birthday party for Tête d’Affiche at Palais de Tokyo, which will include 16 different DJs and will last all the way until 5a. Sign up online and get in for free or pay 15€ at the door
Friday, October 18th In the old Virgin Megastore on Barbès in the 18th arrondissement, you can go and check out the collection of 15 different independent record stores, from Paris to Lyon. Organized by the people behind Record Store Day in conjunction with the aforementioned MaMa Festival, it’s open to the public from 11a to 8p.
If you’re into horse racing and unwinding (and who isn't?), then consider a stop at Les Afterworks de Paris-Vincennes, a happy hour in the classic Parisian racecourse. Grab a drink and watch an evening horse race. Festivities are from 7p to 11p.
Saturday, October 19th In need of some help in becoming Parisian? Check out Olivier Giraud’s humorous one-man How to Become Parisian in One Hour show.
This is the last weekend to check out the contemporary art museum Palais de Tokyo late at night. Until October 23rd, it’s open from noon to 2a, which means you can explore into the wee hours.
Sunday, October 20th Stayed out late last night? Detox with a chill out brunch at Cité de la Mode et du Design overlooking the Seine. And yes, there’s a DJ playing all kinds of totally relaxing Sunday morning music
It’s the first weekend for the Europunk exhibition, hosted at the Cité de la Musique, celebrating the punk movement in Europe, finally.