PAN Paris

PAN Art Show: Sign up by March 1st

MARCH 1st : SIGN UP DEADLINE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PAN ART SHOW   Art Show dates: Monday April 29 to Saturday May 11  Galerie Maître Albert Paris 5   PAN is delighted to announce that our next Art Show will take place from April 29th to May 11th, at the Galerie Maître Albert, in the heart of

Big Funk Company: American Sunday: Theatre and Brunch – Sunday, February 17, 2019 – 11:30 am

The Big Funk Company invites you for theater and brunch at the Théatre Le Lucernaire. The troop will perform 4 one-act plays in English with sur-titles, followed by a delicious brunch with all the trimmings: pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, toast, syrup, jam, coffee, juice … The theme? TWIST ENDINGS!   For more, see

Cubism at the Pompidou Center – Saturday, February 9, 2019 – 12 pm

The Centre Pompidou takes a fresh look at one of modern art history’s founding movements, Cubism (1907-1917), through a comprehensive overview. 300 works and documents by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, André Derain, Henri Laurens, Robert Delaunay, Fernand Léger, Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp… highlight the rich inventiveness and wide variety of the movement. Not only did

Carmen by Georges Bizet – Saturday February 2, 2019

Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenor Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Louis Langrée conducts for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.     For more, see

The Big Funk Company: AMERICAN FRIDAYS – Play Readings along with a Glass of Wine! – Friday January 25 at 7 pm

“Brilliant, joyful, fantastic: all these adjectives might be used to describe The Big Funk Company’s performances!”   Under the direction of Julie Delaurenti, Tiffany Hofstetter and Clarence Tokley, The Big Funk Company will present stage readings of 4 one-act plays by American author John Patrick Shanley, author of “Prodigal Son”, the work that introduced audiences to Franco-American rising

Yves Saint Laurent Museum: Dreams of the Orient – guided tour – Wednesday January 23, 2019 at 10 am (rdv 9:50 am)

As the first temporary thematic exhibition since the opening of the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris in October 2017, “Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient” will bring together approximately fifty haute couture designs inspired by India, China and Japan. These pieces from the collection of the Museum will be displayed in dialogue with Asian artworks

“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

Mexican Cooking Class and Meal – October 3rd – 6pm

Come join PAN members in a special culinary experience. Guided by the chef of a small authentic Mexican restaurant, we will learn how to prepare 2 genuine dishes (entrée and main dish), with all the ingredients, know-how and techniques involved. As a reward for our perseverance and hard work, we will share the meal we

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

Rentrée Cookout and PAN Annual General Assembly – Sunday September 9, 2018 at 2:30 pm

It is with pleasure that we invite you to PAN’s Annual General Assembly and Rentrée Cookout on Sunday, September 9th, 2018 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m at Geneviève Lobier’s lovely home in Versailles. We will begin with a late brunch featuring our famous grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, with all the fixings, then pass to