Comfort Hotel Paris Sud Viry/Evry
rue Octave Longuet
Phone: (33) 1 69442121
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Named after the painter and tapestry designer Jean Lucrat, Espace Jean Lurçat is a place to discover the cultural life of Juvisy-sur-Orge. Originally constructed in 1957, the hall today is a swankily renovated venue with a spacious stage and state-of-the-art sound and light equipment. It is where most of the city's concerts and live performances take place, making it a much sought-after venue among music lovers. The hip hall can easily be converted into a space for exhibitions, conferences, meeting and business events as well. Indeed a one-stop center for the events of Juvisy-sur-Orge, do check out the schedule at Espace Jean Lurçat if you're in the city. Some shows have an age limit so check website for details.
Le Centre Culturel Robert Desnos is a vibrant culture space in the commune of Ris-Orangis, few kilometers from Paris. A fantastic cultural schedule at this center draws tourists and locals all alike. From theater to music, from dance to comedy and all forms of culture and performing arts find expression in programs held at Centre Culturel Robert Desnos. The cine-bistro at the center is hugely popular, and thronged by the youth who enjoy afternoon film screenings over a hot cuppa! Call ahead for event information.
Especially directed towards families, the Espace Michelet houses multiple venues and educational spaces for the community of Athis-Mons. It is a public activity and community center, and is managed by the Centre Social. Call for programming and facility details.
Le Plan in the commune of Ris-Orangis, is a dream venue for artists and live performers. What began as a modest 150-seat hall, has evolved into a fabulous cultural space. Le Plan can house a staggeringly large number of people on concert days, and is brimful on most occasions. Its rich cultural platter includes eclectic music performances, meaningful theater, beautiful dance recitals, diverse exhibitions, film screenings, cultural festivals and more. The venue is a delight for alternative music lovers. After holistic entertainment at Le Plan, refresh yourself with snacks and spirits at the on-site restaurant. Le Plan is just a fantastic entertainment destination in Paris. Call for ticket information.
Located at the Jean Monnet Center, the Salle Lino Ventura seats a large audience for performances in the dramatic arts, conferences, musical concerts or broadcasts, and other shows. It is managed by the Centre Culturel des Portes de l'Essonne. Call for details.
18,850 seats, 4500 of them covered, give spectators plenty of space to cheer on their favorite teams at the Stade Robert Bobin. Soccer, rugby, football (soccer), and even archery competitions hosted at the stadium give fans plenty to cheer about, with three international soccer competitions and two international rugby events each year. Practices and physical training also use the space, which includes a weightlifting room and two saunas, and three additional rooms can be converted for use during conferences, meetings, or classes.
Théâtre de L'Agora, located in the Centre Commercial Evry 2 just next to the movie theater, makes a wide variety of shows very accessible to a large audience. It hosts theater, dance, concerts, circus, and exhibitions of digital and fine arts. Programming is often alternative, sure to include new creations for the stage and to exhibit contemporary and cosmopolitan influences. The theater also hosts occasional balls devoted to specific dance styles such as Antillais (from the Caribbean) or Tango.
The Ferme de Bois Briard in the town of Courcouronnes was once a large scale cultivation farm of sugar beet and cereal crops. However, with the birth of the new town Evry, this timber-framed farmhouse ceased its operation and its premises is used for hosting various cultural events. The space is governed by the town council and has a capacity for more than 1,000 people at a time. Call for more information.
Auditorium Barbar in the Longjumeau suburb of Paris hosts an wide variety of events ranging from meetings, plays, dances, concerts and more. The place boasts of latest sound and light equipments which creates a magical effect on every performance. The place is mainly frequented by the locals so if you are looking for some inter-cultural dialogue, Auditorium Barbara is the place to be.
A space dedicated to student activities, the Forum de Telecom SudParis is just one of the venues at the campus of Telecom SudParis. Here you will find a multitude of student events, gatherings, concerts, lectures and more taking place. Call for information on upcoming events.
The local theater here in Longjumeau provides a unique range of spectacles that attract a number of visitors to its door each year. Highlighting the best in local talent, the Théâtre de Longjumeau puts up colorful theatrical programs that include drama, comedy, tragedy and music. The theater also is the best place to catch a glimpse of the local music and art scene of the area. For more on the theater itself and upcoming shows, do call ahead or check out the theater's website.
The beats of electro, rock and other contemporary music genres fill the space called Le Rack'am. Quite popular in town, this venue welcomes a huge crowd with its regular string of events. And the music festivals hosted here are a must-attend when in this part of city.