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Paris Lit Up Magazine – Launching Issue #1

October 11, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - October 12, 2013 @ 2:00 am

Paris Lit Up is more than proud to present the first-ever issue of our new Paris Lit Up Magazine! What better way to celebrate the launch of this stylish new Paris publication than a wild, drunken, music-filled party? Come to the Pop In starting at 19h on Friday October 11th for a night of reading, drinking, dancing and all out partying with Paris’ most misbehaved poets, writers, musicians and artists.

We’ll have random readings by our contributors: Ivy Alvarez • Scott Batty • Patrick Cash • Tony Curtis • Amanda Dennis • Jennifer K. Dick • Claire Dyer • Michaela A. Gabriel • Lucy Gellman • Kate Haddigan • Sven Hansen-Löve • AF Harrold • Lin Heggem • Rafael Herrero • Bibi Jacob • Kyle Jenkins • Emily Ruck Keene • Patrick Kilmartin • Wendy Klein • Antonia Alexandra Klimenko • Anna-May Laugher • James Loks • Viola Manfra • Barbara Marsh • Pansy Maurer- Alvarez • Jason Francis Mc Gimsey • James Navé • Kate Noakes • Alistair Noon • Helen Cusack O’Keeffe • Griffin Payne • JP Poole • Bill Raschen • Sue Rose • John Rosser • Karin Schmike • Dan Shylan • Zamira Skalkottas • Demian Smith • Todd Swift • David Tait • Bianca Alice Walker • Kirby Wright • Peter Wyton • Liz Young.

Accompanying us on this unbridled voyage into parisian debauchery will be 4 bands and a DJ! We dance until 2 a.m.!

Oh, and bring 10€ for the magazine!


The Umbilical Chords

From Manchester/Paris, this duo was formed in 2011 and are based in our City of Light. Their style has been described as: Alternative, dark folk/cold psychedelia/visionary sound-poetry. They’ve been heard on Salford City Radio, Radio France Culture and Radio Aligre. Recent gigs have included Prague and Vienna. They are currently recording and mixing their first 2 albums in Paris.


Watch The Umbilical Chord’s musical video Sex Friend.



The Bowling Team

The BowlingTeamThe Bowling Team is a bare bones rhythm & blues band comprised of American french painter Troy Henriksen, and his friend Lucas Fox, one time heavy metal and new wave drummer from London (Motörhead, Warsaw Pakt).Together they serve up songs about hope, love, desperation, the economy and Dennis Hopper…


Boato Brunello Duo

David Boato is Italy’s leading jazz trumpeter. He has has played with a long list of jazz greats, including Franco D’Andrea, Tony Scott, Bob Moses, Ares Tavolazzi, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Pietro Tonolo, Steve Lacy, Lee Konitz, Emanuel Bex, Joe Chambers, Matthew Garrison, Roberto Gatto, Chucho Valdez, Danilo Perez, Horacio “el Negro” Hernandez and Darryl Jones. He regularly plays festivals such as Umbria Jazz, Jazz Balcanic Windows in Serbia, Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido, Japan, Jazz Plaza in Havana, Cuba, Jazz at the Museum in New York, Wuk Festival in Vienna, Maribor Jazz Festival in Slovenia, Milan Jazz Festival, and many more.
Rosa Brunello is an emerging star in the European jazz scene. She and has played with great names like Pietro Tonolo, John Stowell, Glauco Venier, Marco Tamburini, Bruno Castellucci, Marcello Allulli, David Boato, Massimo Chiarella, Tommaso Cappellato, Fabio Zeppetella, Michele Polga, Jimmy Weinstein, Nicola Fazzini. Over the past five years, she has performed extensively in Italy, France, Netherland, Spain, Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Serbia and Poland.

The Freres

The FreresThe Freres (no accents) are: James Jewell from the woods of Pennsylvania and Bret Roberts from the mountains of Alaska. They just met in an old Castle in the Marais and were jamming within minutes and filming the next day. They have already recorded a 12 song record and made a short film (post production). They are très American and both a little francophilish. They jokingly call them selves “The Freres” but are still on the hunt for the perfect band name. They are both multi-instrumentalists playing the spoons, sax, drums, bass, keys, guitar, and on and on. They trade off songs on stage like they are playing a game of catch or juggling china. They back each other up on each tune with grace, charm and a bit of mischievousness. The sounds they make could come straight from a cocktail party on the French Riviera or the back porch of a shack in Tennessee. This is an act not to be missed. These are definitely going places even if it is just out back for a smoke.

DJ Sven Löve

DJ SvenAfter being a DJ for more than 15 years in Paris and all over the world, Sven decided to focus on writing. He loves writing short stories and has plenty of them in his bag. He has also co-written with his sister, the well-known French film director Mia Hansen-Löve a script for a feature film titled « Lost In Music ». It will be the fourth feature of Mia. The shooting has already started in New York in September. It’s a fiction based on Sven’s souvenirs as a DJ.


October 11, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
October 12, 2013 @ 2:00 am


Paris Lit Up


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105 Rue Amelot
Paris, Île-de-france 75011 France
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