On the corner of rue des Archives and rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris
Métro Lines 9, 3 et 11, stations Temple, République or Arts et Métiers
NEXT MEETING: May 14, 2013 AND EVERY SECOND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (closed August)
Now, every month, a guest speaker of note comes to talk about a topic of interest and then open the floor for questions and discussion!
Upcoming meetings: May 14, June 11, July 9, No meeting in August, September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10
*Special Note: Anyone attending Parler Paris Après Midi must be willing to have their photograph taken and a brief description written about them for publishing in Parler Paris. Your presence indicates your willingness to participate.
Read about the May 15 Après Midi:
"Angels of Paris: An Architectural Tour Through the History of Paris" with author Rosemary Flannery
To read about past meetings of Après Midi, go to Parler Paris Après Midi Archives.
June 11, 2013
"How to Make it a Success in the Music Industry
Rockstar singer-songwriter Kim Bingham started her impressive career as frontwoman of Montreal ska phenomenon Me, Mom & Morgentaler. She continued her musical journey with solo projects Mudgirl and The Kim Band, as well as being part of touring bands for international artists such as Nelly Furtado, Bran Van 3000 and David Usher. In 2007, the charming singer made a splash in Quebec with the TV series Les Invincibles (Radio Canada), for which she composed the original score and won a Prix Gémeaux (Canadian Emmy award) for Best TV Theme Song during the series' award-winning three seasons. She also wrote the original music for the two seasons of the Paris-based sister production of the same TV series "Les Invincibles" (broadcast on Arte France).
Released independently in Canada in 2012 (MMG/Distribution Sélect), Kim's new album UP! marks her return to the spotlight. Influenced by pop-rock artists like David Bowie, Blondie, The Strokes, The Beatles, Kim Bingham’s UP! brims with a jukebox feel. Written in Paris and recorded in Los Angeles and Montreal, UP! features stellar musicians from Queens of the Stone Age, Jellyfish and Blind Melon. Not only an expression of her immense zest for life, UP! is also a warm thank you to all the collaborators who supported and helped her in becoming the evolving artist she is today.
July 9, 2013
“Gastronomy in France and the United States - history and current trends”
Originally from California, Edward moved to France in 1995 with his French wife. Much of his knowledge about French food (and the French Language) came from sitting around the dinner table with his wife's family. For 10 years, without any formal culinary training, he worked on the inside of the French kitchen scene working his way up in several historical and prestigious Parisian restaurants: Le Grand Véfour, L'Escargot Montorgueil, Jacques Cagna, and Cabaret. In 2004, Edward left the restaurant kitchens behind and started his own personal chef service, Carotte et Caviar, where each meal is an event. "I'm lucky to have learned so much about French food and culture, and now it is a privilege for me to share my knowledge and experience with others who value the idea of a fine meal amongst good friends."
Web site: www.carottecaviar.com
There is no meeting of Après-Midi in August - enjoy your summer!
September 10, 2013
Antonio Meza & Amanda Frost
"The Make it Happen Circle"
A Mastermid Program by Antonio Meza and Amanda Frost
By Akrobatas Creative Empowerment Tools
October 8, 2013
Cara Black, author
"The little known artists quartier below Montparnasse: My research with the Art Cops in Paris and Interpol for stolen art"
Cara Black is the national bestselling author of 13 books in the Private Investigator Aimée Leduc series, which is set in Paris. Cara has received numerous accolades for her novels, including multiple nominations for the prestigious Anthony and Macavity Awards, a Washington Post Book World Book of the Year citation, the Médaille de la Ville de Paris—the Paris City Medal, which is awarded in recognition of contribution to international culture—and invitations to be the Guest of Honor at such noteworthy conferences as the Paris Polar Crime Festival and Left Coast Crime. With more than 400,000 books in print, the Aimée Leduc series has been translated into German, Norwegian, Japanese, French, Spanish, and Hebrew.
Web site: carablack.com
November 12, 2013 TBA
December 10, 2013 TBA