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In memory of Danielle Valin Johnson

On November 13th 2019, our beloved Danielle Johnson passed away. Many of you have asked about donating in PAN’s name to a cause she held dear. Danielle’s family has suggested supporting one of the projects of the Centre des Monuments Nationaux. You can contribute to a special PAN fund in her memory with a donation

“La Traviata” by Giuseppe Verdi – Saturday December 15, 2018

NY Met Opera live (“Simulcast”) Gaumont Pathe Opera (Cote Capucines)   The title role of the “fallen woman” has captured the imaginations of audiences and performers alike with its inexhaustible vocal and dramatic possibilities – and challenges. Verdi’s Violetta is considered a pinnacle of the soprano repertoire.     For more, see:

PAN’s Annual Christmas Caroling Party – Thursday, December 13, 2018 – 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Are you ready to deck the halls and go dashing through the snow?? Join us at our ever popular annual Christmas Caroling Party! Even if you can barely carry a tune, you’ll be caught up in Holiday Season cheer and find yourself joining in the traditional Christmas carols sung to Scott Sontag’s lively and expert

Big Funk Company: American Sunday: Theatre and Brunch – Sunday, December 9, 2018 – 11:30am

  The Big Funk Company invites you for theater and brunch at the Theatre Le Lucernaire. The troup will perform 4 one-act plays in English with sur-titles, followed by brunch. The theme? UNLEASH YOUR INNER BEAST!   For more, see

Personal Perfume Creation Workshop – Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Treat yourself in the run up to the craziness and stress of the holidays to something unique and calming.  Enjoy an olfactory experience that will continue to stimulate all your senses and maybe even uncover a secret self?   Join a group of PAN members for a perfume atelier at Candora and play with different

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner – Friday, November 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm

American Thanksgiving!  Wow!   What can you say that has not already been said before in Hollywood movies?  Celebrate stealing the land from the native Americans?  Being Thankful to God for another year of survival in an inhospitable strange land?  Trying not to murder the relatives whom you only have to see once or twice

Free Private Guided Tour of the “Bagues d’Hommes” Exhibit – Monday, November 19, 2018 at 12:30 pm

The School of Jewelry Arts presents for the first time, from October 5 to November 30, 2018, the breathtaking collection of men’s rings belonging to Yves Gastou*. The exhibition will showcase an array of 500 rings ranging from the rings of 17th century Venice doges, to American biker rings of the 1970s, ancient Egyptian rings

Picasso Blue and Rose Exhibit – Guided Tour – Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 3:00 pm

We have all seen Picasso exhibits and have been to the Picasso Museum in Paris.  But there has NEVER been an exhibit like this one in France! The Musée d’Orsay and the Musée National Picasso-Paris have organised an exceptional event dedicated to Pablo Picasso’s blue and rose periods. This exhibition is the first large-scale collaboration between these two museums.

PAN Restaurant Series: Le Golden Pat – Monday November 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm

The Golden Pat is a bistro in the 10th arrondissement. Golden Pat, is for Pat, the patronne, and all of her troups. A restaurant that takes you back to the 1970s, and is typically Parisian (the Parisian titi, not the Parisian hipster). Whether for lunch or dinner, you can enjoy various home-made dishes prepared with

PAN Halloween Party – October 31st – 8pm

    Our parties provide a time for members to meet, mix, mingle, eat, drink and get to know people you haven’t yet met or haven’t had much chance to talk to. Plus we’ll be celebrating Halloween: For more, see

“La Fanciulla del West” by Giacomo Puccini – October 27th – 6:25 pm (for 6:55 pm start)

  Enjoy the fluid voice of Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, with the heralded return of tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw she loves.  This opera is set in a miners’ camp during the California Gold Rush and is fictional. Please note:

Pierre Bertrand & Caja Negra: Le voyage impossible – Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 8:30 pm

    Pierre Bertrand, winner of the Victoires du Jazz 2017 for his last album Joy, unveils his ambitious project: a re-reading of the Far East Suite from Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Accompanied by jazz and flamenco artists, he blends the wild and haunting melodies of the original work in an ultra modern and contrasted orchestral setting. This concert

Auteuil, in the Footsteps of Hector Guimard, Art Nouveau Architect Private guided tour in English

    Leading architect of the Art Nouveau movement, inspired by the plant world and volutes of baroque art, Hector Guimard relayed this architectural style in France during the Belle Epoque. by constructing mansions and plush buildings including some that are still standing in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. He was also the creator of

Mary Cassatt: an American Impressionist in Paris – Guided Tour (French) – Sunday June 24, 2018 at 10:45 am

This exhibition focuses on the only American female artist in the Impressionist movement; she was spotted by Degas in the 1874 Salon, and subsequently exhibited her works alongside those of the group. This monographic exhibition will enable visitors to rediscover Mary Cassatt through fifty major works, comprising oils, pastels, drawings, and engravings, which, complemented by

Oh My God She’s Parisian! – Thursday June 28, 2018 at 8:00 pm

The only one-woman show in Paris, 100% in English, or rather Franglish! After years in the US, this born-and-bred Parisian left a successful, albeit buttoned-up, legal career to let her inner comedian roar. The hilarity ensues as she demonstrates just what it is to be a woman in Paris. Live a hectic day in the

Candora: Perfume Atelier – Wednesday June 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Imagine… you are going to spend 90 minutes with a Candora perfume expert for an interactive Olfactive Journey:   The pleasure of discovering and getting to know yourself while searching for scents you like, which awaken emotions and memories. The pleasure of creating a perfume as unique as you are, your customized scent, a blend

Foujita: Painting in the Roaring Twenties – Guided Tour (French) – Sunday June 17, 2018 at 11 am

Experts may know French-Japanese artist Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita as one of the most important figures to emerge during the 1910-1930s in Paris. But the rest of us probably don’t, which is why the Musée Maillol’s exhibition, “Foujita: Painting in the Roaring Twenties”, is such a revelation. The show brings together over 100 examples of the

Guided Tour: Artists’ Jewelery from Calder to Koons – Tuesday June 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm

From Alexander Calder to Jeff Koons and ranging from Max Ernst, Pablo Picasso and Niki de Saint Phalle to César, Takis and Louise Bourgeois, a host of modern and contemporary artists have taken a close interest in jewelry. Diane Venet, who has collected artist’s jewelry for more than thirty years, is sharing her passion for these

The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare : Saturday June 9, 2018 at 7 pm

Each year the Tower Theatre Company presents a play by William Shakespeare in the open-air Théâtre de Verdure, in the Bois de Boulogne. This year, they will present The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s mature romance about abuse of power and redeeming love.     For more, see

PAN Restaurant Series: Brunch at Savannah Coffee – Sunday April 22, 2018 at 11:45 am

Join us for a typical American brunch in the heart of the Marais. In a setting straight from US films in the 50’s, you can enjoy coffee, orange juice, scrambled eggs with bacon or salmon, hash browns, salad, toast, pancakes, …   For more, see