Artists & Cultural Organisations
Vis-à-vis Workshop/ Paradigm Gallery
41 rue Clovis Hugues - 13003 Marseille
+33(0)4 91 33 20 80
An international centre for books and creative publishing: publishing house, books and arts conservation centre, gallery and bookshop, repository of books on international contemporary artists, artists' residencies, courses and workshops.
23 rue Guibal - 13003 Marseille
+33(0)4 91 14 33 40
Regional centre for both Corsica and Provence-Alpes-Côtes d'Azur, the staff at Ina Méditerranée conserve images and sounds from regional public TV and radio stations and run this regional and national repository overseen by audiovisual professionals as well as cultural and financial bodies in the region.
Le Comptoir Toussaint de la Victorine
29-33 rue Toussaint / 10 rue de la Victorine - 13003 Marseille
+33 (0)4 91 50 77 61
Le comptoir is an atypical collective on the 5000 m2 site of a former matches factory, now home to artisans, retailers and theatre companies - l'Art de Vivre and Les Pas Perdus and more recently Cartoun Sardines Théâtre and Les Têtes de l'Artqui who are behind the interactive TV show in the 3rd arrondissement of Marseille: Une place à p'art…
Centre de conservation et de ressources du MuCEM
1 rue Clovis Hugues - 13003 Marseille
Designed by architect Corinne Vezzoni, this 10 000 m2 building houses the complete repository of the MuCEM's collection. The site includes a 800 m2 ‘reconstructed appartment' which allows the public to get a taste of the conserved collections.
Le Klap, House of Dance
5 avenue Rostand - 13003 Marseille
+33 (0)4 96 11 11 20
KLAP House of Dance was opened in October 2011, a project initiated by the choreographer Michel Kelemenis, to offer ground-breaking equipment devoted to dance. Its guiding principle is to put creativity at the heart of gesture.
14 rue Roger Schiaffini - 13003 Marseille
+33 (0)6 52 52 58 76
Stained glass, molten glass , painted glass, etched glass, and unique pieces such as: mirrors, lamps, mobiles, jewellery, plant holders and limited series of ash trays. You can also place orders for, almost, anything through the looking glass!
Eating at la Belle de Mai
123 rue Belle de Mai - 13003 Marseille
+33 (0)6 27 22 45 84
Bonne étoile, designed by Ghani, offers creative cuisine and warm, elegant decor for eat-in or take away. The restaurant hosts film screenings, live sports and concert coverage and special screenings in collaboration with the Gyptis cinema.
Studio 37 - restaurant
Pole média - 37 rue Guibal - 13003 Marseille
+33 (0)4 91 64 74 05
This eatery is at the heart of the media zone of la Belle de Mai and is also home to the image sound and multimedia department - Studio 37 it's a wrap! Daily specials spotlighting local, seasonal produce in a decor filled with references to the silver screen. Choose your chair: ‘wardrobe assistant' ‘gaffer' ‘director' etc…
The Grill Room
2, boulevard Boyer - 13003 Marseille
Between Mexican, Indian and Turkish cooking, to eat in or take away, you have choice : grilled food (plancha), naans, cocktails, ice creams and also events every Saturday evening, playground for kids...
Living at la Belle de Mai
CIQ Belle de Mai
Maison Pour Tous Belle de Mai - 6 bd Boyer 13003 Marseille
Serge Pizzo au +33 (0)6 32 60 35 75
The CIQ (Community Focus Committee) Belle de Mai is a major player and activist in the local area. They initiated the legendary ‘Belle Fete de Mai' party but also a number of other projects and initiatives in the neighbourhood with the support of all who live there. The CIQ is a also a resource centre which supports researchers, students, photographers, journalists, new and future residents and retailers to network, set up shop, carry out research, write about the area etc...
Maison Pour Tous Belle de Mai, 1 bd Boyer - 13003 Marseille
Martine au +33 (0)6 82 16 27 66 ou Rene au +33 (0)6 13 65 30 16
Cré'Art ‘s motto is ‘discard nothing, transform everything ‘ and once a month (at least) they organise a transformation workshop sowing, customising, up-cycling and recycling in a playful, friendly atmosphere where people share their skills and knowledge.
117 rue Loubon - 13003 Marseille
In her shop directly opposite the Gyptis cinema, Christine button-holes, repairs and rejuvenates your clothes.
Cosimo au +33 (0)7 60 78 04 52
The association En Chantier (the organisation behind la Cantine de midi) has put a foodie car share scheme in place for trips at home and abroad, to enrich journeys to include discussions about produce and producers.
6 Rue Jean Cristofol - 13003 Marseille
Lecyclo.com is an online bike accessories company, shaking up the bicycle accessories scene ever so gently with an original, safe, comfortable product range for city biking or touring. You'll find traditional gear, colourful stuff and vintage accessories to personalise your bike – it's child's play.
Brouettes & compagnie
A residents group (open to all) that fight for improvements in the Belle de Mai and St-Mauront neighbourhoods . They organise: book swaps, prettifying, cleaning and greening urban spaces, themed walks and interactive, festive local events. Les brouettes is part of the group « En marche et en démarche» [We walk and act] that anyone can join.