Allison Zinder is the founder of Paris on the Edge, … a treasure trove website of what she loves best: tour guiding in the eastern districts of Paris, cooking classes, tips for restaurants to try and articles about what local artists are up to and how they work.
In tonight’s Happy Hour you’ll hear a sound piece I put together after going on one of Allison’s walking tours in Belleville…followed by a live interview.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with this part of Paris : Belleville sits across the 19th & 20th districts, or arrondissements, perched up on hills with spectacular views of the city below…from the history of water to wine, from cabaret to Chinese cuisine, from quarries to quiet parks, from the sacred to the profane…Belleville has a richly textured, colourful history which Allison Zinder passionately discusses during her regular walking tours. Even for those who’ve been to the area before, secrets of the area will rise to the surface and surprise you.
Interview in English – now online https://soundcloud.com/happy-hour-with-ollia