RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, “DREAM REQUIEM”

 10 June, 2024 at 19:30 - 21:30 on Hôtel de Talleyrand, George C. Marshall Center, 2 rue Saint Florentin, Paris 1e

Singer-songwriter-composer Rufus Wainwright will be at the Arts Arena on the eve of the world premiere of his “Dream Requiem,” commissioned and performed by the Orchestre Philharmonic de Radio France on June 14.  Called the best songwriter on the planet by Elton John, Wainwright has recorded 11 albums, including the acclaimed “Poses” and “Rufus Does […]

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THE ARTS ARENA CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC CONCERT

 05 June, 2024 at 19:30 - 22:00 on Salle André Marchal, INJA, 56 Boulevard des Invalides, Paris 7e

An outstanding Piano Quartet by alumnae of the Curtis Institute of Music: Shanshan Yao, violin, Haesue Lee, viola, Jean Kim, cello, and in her third Arts Arena performance, Pallavi Mahidhara, piano. Part of Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, the all-female quartet will play a […]

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RESCHEDULED FOR THE FALL LUCINDA CHILDS AND WILLIAM FORSYTHE a conversation with two giants of contemporary dance

 25 May, 2024 at 18:00 - 20:00 on TBA

Unquestionably a seminal figure in contemporary dance, Lucinda Childs studied with Merce Cunningham, founded the Lucinda Childs Dance Company, performed and choreographed for the legendary Einstein on the Beach with Robert Wilson and Philip Glass, created the iconic Dance, with Glass and visual artist Sol Lewitt, and has also collaborated with John Adams and Frank Gehry. Ms. […]

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UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION FILM FESTIVAL PARIS/TRAVELING FILM FESTIVAL 17

 14 May, 2024 at 19:00 - 23:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris 6e

United Nations Association Film Festival/ Traveling Film Festival #17 Evangelicals: From Faith to Power Evangelical Christianity has extended to all spheres of society, bringing leaders like Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro to power. From the Cold War to the present day, Evangelicals, From Faith to Power traces the extraordinary rise of the movement on all continents, mapping its […]

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BRANCUSI, THE METAMORPHOSES OF SCULPTURE with Olivier Mille, producer

 25 April, 2024 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris 6e

Universally recognized as the father of modern sculpture, Constantin Brancusi and his minimalist style brought about a total break with the artistic canons of the past. He propelled sculpture into the new world of abstraction and became, with Giacometti, the greatest sculptor of the 20th century.  From March 27 to July 1, 2024, Centre Pompidou […]

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EUROPE AUTOUR DE L’EUROPE FILM FESTIVAL

 08 April, 2024 at 19:00 - 22:00 on TBA

For the 13th year, the Arts Arena presents L’Europe autour de l’Europe for a screening and discussion. Founded in 2006 by Irena Bilic, who will be with us, the festival presents art films produced by the countries of Greater Europe with special attention to connections between classic European filmmakers and new talents of contemporary cinema. […]

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ALEXANDRE LENOIR, visual artist

 28 March, 2024 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris 6e

An honors graduate of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, at age 31, painter Alexandre Lenoir has been the recipient of the Prix Thaddaeus Ropac, the Prix Marie-Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, the Prix Jean François, and the Prix Pierre Cardin de l’Académie des Beaux-Arts for his multi-layered paintings of color washes combined with an elaborate technique of stencilling. […]

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The Arts Arena and World Monuments Fund – CULTURAL PRESERVATION IN THE FACE OF WAR

 06 March, 2024 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris 6e

Since the Russian invasion in 2022, Ukrainian cultural heritage has faced immediate threats and risks. From Odessa to Kiev, and Lviv to Kharkiv, attacks on Ukrainian heritage – both physical monuments and cultural identity — have been wide-reaching: and include targeted attacks within historic cities, the destruction of cultural sites, and the kidnapping of Ukrainian […]

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ArtsArenaPLUS – MARK ROTHKO EXHIBIT VISIT

 08 February, 2024 at 10:00 - 12:00 on Fondation Louis Vuitton, 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, Paris 16e

Arts Arena members are invited on a private visit to the exceptional Mark Rothko exhibit at the Fondation Louis Vuitton before the doors open to the public. The retrospective brings together some 115 works from the largest international institutional collections, including the Tate in London and  the National Gallery of Art and the Phillips Collection […]

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MARIA BY CALLAS with director TOM VOLF

 16 January, 2024 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Cinéma Les 7 Parnassiens, 98 boulevard du Montparnasse, Paris 14e

December 2, 2023 was the centenary of La Divina, Maria Callas, considered the greatest opera singer of the 20th century. Tom Volf’s documentary Maria by Callas, which he will introduce, is the definitive portrait of this extraordinary woman, taking us behind Callas, the original diva, to meet Maria, in her own words.  Seen in over […]

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