‘A new period in history’ for Cannes Film Festival

Organisers of the world’s most famous film event, the Festival de Cannes, have announced the dates of the 2018 edition: Tuesday 8th to Saturday 19th May. Festival president Pierre Lescure also revealed, the festival is ‘beginning a new period in its history’ that will ‘question the cinema of our age’.Read more

Elton John & more at the Grimaldi Forum

French Riviera locals consider him one of their own and he’s owned a villa on Nice’s Mont Boron for many years. With such a connection to the region, it seems only right that music icon Elton John has chosen Monaco as the seat of his 50th anniversary concert on 6th December. Tickets to the show have all but sold out, although there may be a few VIP places left for the lucky ones!Read more

Weekend plans sorted with Monte-Carlo Jazz

From 16th November to 2nd December, the Opéra de Monte-Carlo's Salle Garnier will host a series of international acts under the continuing high patronage of Prince Albert II, of which the Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival has enjoyed since its creation in 2006.Read more

Candlelit concerts & dinners at the Villa Ephrussi

The magical setting of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild becomes a winter wonderland this festive season with two exquisite cultural offerings.Read more

Hotel Windsor becomes an art gallery for two days

The Hotel Windsor in Nice is inviting the public within its walls to discover the Camera, Camera exhibition on 25th and 26th of November. The art fair includes contributions from 22 different galleries, such as those in New York, Seoul and Paris. Many of the rooms also display video installations and contemporary art by over one hundred artists.Read more

Digging out the albums

The Casinos de Jetée-Promenade in 1895.  An anonymous donation managed by the Nice Théâtre de la Photographie et de l’Image. The Ville de Nice is asking its people to look into their old family archives for photographs and souvenirs from the Casinos de Jetée-Promenade, which were destroyed in 1944, ahead of a summer exhibition organised by the Musée d’Archéologie and the archaeological department of the Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur next summer. The deadline is 1st April 2018.Read more

The autumn programme

The weather may be cooling down, but the region’s cultural scene is just heating up! This autumn, we embark on an artistic journey of music, theatre, dance and comedy…Read more

Late night openings at museums in Nice

Discover Nice’s art collections and exhibitions by night every Thursday until 12th October as the Museum of Contemporary and Modern Art (MAMAC), the Masséna Museum and the Palais Lascaris leave their doors open until 10pm for visitors to enjoy late night access to the newest exhibitions.  Read more

Chagall: trading colour for form

Marc Chagall is an artist we think we know. When someone mentions his name, certain images will come to mind — floating figures in the sky, perhaps a married couple, a goat, a bouquet, a brightly coloured fiddler, a cockerel, a village… We see this artist as brightly coloured dreamscapes. The fact that Chagall lived locally and depicted Vence and St Paul de Vence so beautifully makes him even more special. However, the current exhibition at Musée Marc Chagall in Nice, which is open until 28th August, provides a rare opportunity to reconsider this artist through his sculpture work.Read more

The Taming of the Shrew in New York

Director and choreographer of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo Jean-Christophe Maillot headed stateside last week for six performances of The Taming of the Shrew - La Mégère Apprivoisée in French - at the Lincoln Center Festival in New York. Read more

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