This Week in Paris

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Arts & Museums Event:       The Studio of Jacques-Louis DavidThe Louvre DrawingsLocation:   at the Musee du Louvre, Hall Napoleon, 75001 (+33(0) 1 40 20 53 17)Website:    www.louvre.frPrints and Drawingsfrom 09-22-2005 to 01-16-2006 This exhibition is in conjunction with the Girodet exhibition. It encompasses a series of drawings by David’s students. The students:  Anne-Louis Girodet, François Gérard, and Jean-Antoine Gros show how skillfully and gracefully they learned Jacques-Louis David’s teachings.  However, their individual styles and talents shine through as well.   Event:       Location:  Musee D Orsay62, street of Lille75343 PARISTel. 01 40 49 48 14Website: www.musee-orsay.frWednesday December 1, 2004 at Sunday December 31, 2006 The museum of Orsay opened to the public in December 1986.  Its goal was to show the artistic creations of the Western world from 1848 to 1914.  The museum has accomplished this and much more.  The collections of the museum come mainly from the Louvre, the Play of Palm museum and the museum of Modern Art. Event:  Second Life of HarmonyAirport of Paris it Le BourgetLP 17393350 Le BourgetTel. 01 49 92 70 62Email: [email protected] Sunday September 5, 2004 at Friday December 31, 2010, Of 10h with 18h of April 1 at September 30of 10h with 17h of October 1 at March 31Full fare: 7€Reduced tariff: 5€ This exhibit has the Harmony Sierra Delta and the Protype 001.  If you are interested in planes then this is the exhibit for you.  These two aircrafts are   among the most beautiful ever built.  The exhibit is set up in such a way that visitors are able to go from one plane to the other by way of a footbridge.  It is a unique and exciting showing.  Concerts, Dance, Theatre Event: The Palate of the Queen Theatre of the RoundaboutLocation: SUCCESS OF The Roundabout(à), which occurred Franklin-D.-Roosevelt75008 ParisTel. 01 44 95 98 00Website: www.theatredurondpoint.fr05/11/2005 to the 31/12/2005: From 19:30 to 21:30 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.Tariffs of entry: >18 €, Applicants for work: 15 €, maximum age: 30: 12 €. The plot of the story is about a mother and her son and the empire she establishes for him.  Enter the love of another woman into the scene and you have the making of a great story. The energy that is created by the two women over this man is the crux of the story.  Event: CinderellaStyle: Classical musicLocation: Opera of Nice9, street of the Terrace06300 NiceTel. 04 92 17 40 40Website:www.opera-nice.org 23/12/2005 to 31/12/2005: From 20:00 to 22:00 Tuesday, Friday. From 15:00 to 17:00 Wednesday, Saturday. – 25/12/2005:From 16:00 to 18:00 Sunday. – 31/12/2005:From 19:00 to 21:00 Saturdays. The town of Nice founded the municipal Symphony Orchestra in 1945. It is n orchestra of 100 musicians. The Symphony will be performing Cinderella.  Since its reorganization under Pierre Doctor the Director at the time, the philharmonic Orchestra of Nice has become well recognized. Film and Photography Event:  Luc Delahaye   Location:  La Maison Rouge, 10 boulevard de la Bastille, 75012 Tel. +33 (0) 1 40 01 08 81Website: www.lamaisonrouge.org Métro Quai de la Rapée or Bastille. Wed-Sun 11am-7pm (Thur until 9pm). €6.50. Date Until Jan 22. French photographer Luc Delahaye captures the grim and desolate reality of war and terrorism in his beautifully done images.  From the destruction of bombed houses in Palestine to the contrast of beautifully robed cardinal in session this artist allows us to see the world in a different light as well as making a strong comment on the actions of decision makers from both the East and the West. Event: Willy Ronis à ParisLocation: Salon d’accueil, Hôtel de Ville, 29 rue de Rivoli, 75001Website: www.paris.frMétro Hôtel de Ville. 10am-7pm Mon-Sat. Free. Date Until Feb 18. This is a splendid show honouring Willy Ronis on his 95th birthday.  The photographs displayed here show his series of Paris that he took in the 1940’s and 1950’s.  There is more than just history here, this is a must see exhibit. Event: Jean Renoir-FilmLocation: La Cinémathèque Française, 51 rue de Bercy, 75012 Tel. +33 (0) 1 71 19 33 33 Website: www.cinematheque.frMétro Bercy. Film times vary Mon, Wed-Sun; exhibition noon-7pm Mon, Wed-Fri; 10am-8pm Sat, Sun. €6 films; €9 exhibition. MC, V. Date Until Dec 30. This is a double tribute to director Jean Renoir by the Cinematheque.   A complete retrospective of his films paired with film clips of his father (painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir) are what you are in store for.  This is a must see for any and all Renoir lovers. Shopping La Galerie du Carrousel du Louvre99 rue de Rivoli, 1st Tel 01.43.16.47.10 Website: www.lecarrouseldulouvre.comMetro:  Palais Royal Musée du Louvre. Open 9am-8pm daily. Credit varies. This wonderful huge underground shopping Centre could qualify as one of Paris’s malls.  It is open every day of the year for convenience.  It boasts more than 35 shops, with some big name chains such as: Esprit, Virgin, Sephora, Bodum and Perigot.  It’s a great stop for last minute shopping. This store has a variety of selections from home wares…
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