Arts & Culture: English artist Harriet Macaree exhibits her recent Riviera inspired paintings
Beautiful, warm colours, exotic tropical gardens and the bold azure tones of the sea are just a few of the delights the French Riviera has to offer. So when Harriet Macaree arrived on the Côte d’Azur in 2007, it was not surprising that she had a strong desire to replicate the beautiful French coastline wonders into her paintings.Read more … Harriet Macaree - Ultramarine
Arts & Culture: David Easter will be performing in this all guns blazing celebration of some classic tunes
The South of France English Theatre Company, SET, is bringing some classic rock and pop to the Côte d’Azur this summer in a show that will send nostalgia running through your veins.Read more … SET presents Rockafantazia
Arts & Culture: the life of this famous actress is displayed in pictures
Austrian-born German actress Romy Schneider (1938-1982), never failed to move people with her beauty and talent, particularly after her shocking death in 1982. Read more … Romy Schneider in pictures
Arts & Culture: Art meets shopping at the Metropole
Combine shopping with art this summer at the Metropole Shopping Centre in Monaco as you walk past the likes of Red Valentino, Replay and... Mauro Corda? The former winner of the Monte Carlo Princess Grace art prize is exhibiting some of his finest works inside the glamourous building in a modern take on what a gallery is meant to be. Read more … Mauro Corda and Mickey Mouse
Arts and Culture: Rediscover the might of Mozart and Beethoven
The lives of the pianists Brigitte Engerer and Jacques Taddéi will be celebrated in an evening of classical chamber music in the stunning surroundings of the Monastery of Cimiez in Nice on 26 July.
Read more … Nice celebrates two music legends
Arts & Culture: The Grimaldi Forum launches its new extra large exhibition
This summer, Monaco is having a revival of 20th century contemporary art thanks to an exclusive partnership with Paris' Centre Pompidou. See the monumental works for yourself in the Grimaldi Forum. Read more … I’ll have mine extra large
Arts & Culture: UK stars of stage and screen join local theatre company
Is it true? A professional theatre company operating in the south of France, producing award-winning theatre shows and featuring UK stars of the stage and screen? Yes it is true, I've seen it with my own eyes.Read more … West End in the Riviera
Arts & Culture: At 72 years of age, Tom Jones still manages to get the women screaming
With half a century of performances and 100 million record sales behind him, it’s little wonder that the deep-voiced Welsh baritone from Pontypridd stirred everyone up at Jazz à Juan last night.
Read more … Tom Jones wows the Juan crowd
Arts & Culture: Jean-Claude Christo exhibition launched in Monaco
This month, the Entrepôt gallery in Monaco is launching its latest exhibition of photographs and lithographs showcasing the works by the conceptual artists Jean-Claude and Christo. Famed for concealing monuments around the world with huge pieces of cloth including the Reichstag in Germany and Pont-Neuf in Paris, this is a rare opportunity to discover, under one roof, the gigantic and monumental world of the artist-duo.
Read more … Jean-Claude and Christo unwrapped
Arts & Culture: See Picasso's primitive works for yourself
The Centre d'art La Mal Maison is delighted to present the primitive and expressionist works of notorious Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). Taking place from the 1st July to 30th September, this exclusive exhibition will feature numerous masterpieces from the collection of Paris' world-renowned Musée National Picasso including paintings and sculptures which display various themes of the post blue period. Read more … Picasso Exhibition - les chemins du Sud