Some news from France LXXI

Here we are in another weekend, I am in Auray but will be by Paris/Versailles the next two holiday weekends here May 18 and May 28. Some updates on whats going on there.

The biggest nicest event will be happening on june 15 from  19h, and until the next day at  9h . The park  Parc Rotschild, 3 rue des Victoires, Boulogne-Billancourt (92). Open for this picnic night exclusively, free admission all ages welcome. By 20h the 15th the festivities willbe officially open, then from  20h to 21h30 the Grand diner on the grass or picnic where each group will bring their own. From 21h to 01h30 will be spectacles of circus and many other things for kids and old alike. From 21h30 to midnight you will have activities in all four corners of the park, team sports (catch ball, football, petanque) the custome and dresses will be out, acoustic concerts, magician ,jugglers, mime, monoicystes, fire catchers, shops for kids , and walk with park rangers toshow you the different birds that comes here, and poney rides. From midnight, the kids will be taken to sleep and the fireworks and music will begin for adults;until 1h30 the party continue with moon watchers, Then from 5h we willhave bread as the bakeries will awaits ou with croissants and pains au chocolat. From 6h, the park will awake with courses on yoga, jogging and massages, and for the ladies makeup shops,and beauty fitness. From 7h the bakeries will be in full force, its time for the breakfast, and the drinks bar will be open as well as newspapers available. From 9h its the closing ceremonies, end of the 1st night edition,and wait for the next event on Friday June  14 , 2013. The webpage in French ,

A bit late but this weekend is the Super Market at the Marais, 17, rue Commines, 75003. May 12 nd 13 Saturday from  12h-21h, and Sunday from  11h- 18h30.Admission 1,99€, free for children. Clothing and deco items for the house, trés chic, see it fast ,webpage in French

Lambert Wilson enters in the wax museum of Paris, musée Grévin, a wonderful musuem to see in Paris at 10 blvd Montmartre, near metro grands boulevards.

Rock en Seine the rock concert grandiose at the Domaine National de St Cloud, very near Paris will have a great programming for 2012,this is the webpage for info in French,  the line up so far is

Friday August 24th : Placebo, Sigur Ros, C2C, The Shill, Get Well Soon, Bromance: Brodinski, Gesafellstein et Club Cheval, Dionysos, Bloc Party, Frank Ocean, Grimes, Lissie, Beth Jeans Houghton, Crane Angels, Owlle et Versus.

Saturday August 25th : The Black Keys, Noel Gallagher & The High Flying Birds, Agoria, Eagels Of Death Metal, Deus, Mark Lanegan, Maximo Park, Speech Debelle, Childish Gambino, The Bewitched Hands, The Black Seeds, Caravan Palace, Ed Sheeran, The Bots, Granville et Hyphen Hyphen.

Sunday August 26th : Green Day, Grandaddy, Foster The People, The Dandy Warhols, Stuck In The Sounds, Friends, Passion Pit, Dope D.O.D, Little Dragon, Social Distortion, Beach House, Bombay Bicycle Club, Yeti Lane et The Lanskies

A recommended new restaurant in Paris for me, and English owned! lolAlbion, 80, rue du Faubourg-Poissonnière, 75010.  Tél. +33 (0) 1 42 46 02 44.  open everyday except Sundays and Mondays. St jacques poelée and pata negra ham a la British. webpage newie

And one of all time favorites in Paris, A la mére de famille a chocolate house 250 yrs old, just came in with wonderful rochers or rock of ice creams that are to kill for, 3 flavors are now on tap, choco-guimauve with black chocolate and almonds, vanilla-caramel cover in milk chocolate and nuts, and the all apricot with a croquing black chocolate and bits of pistachio inside ; taste at My favorites stores are in the rue dela  pompe on the 16th but they have 9 location in Paris,see webpage and go to Nos Adresses at bottom  for locations.

And here comes another edition of the night of museums in the Paris region, Nuit des Musées 2012 ,from the official ministry of culture site the museums open in Paris,, , also in the rest of France or Europe,

At the Paris Expo,  Toutankhamonwho reign ancient Egypt in the 18 dynastie will be on display until September 2012 every day except tuesdays and July and august from  11h-19h,Fridays unitl 22h, admission will be 12,90 to 15,90€. metro porte de Versailles, webpage of the expo group in English for the place and many others in Paris, at

And finally ,just to share with my readers my favorite spot for theater goings in France, Paris area especially, is in French but you have all the information you need on each theater and programs, webpage

Until end of month by Paris and Versailles. Have a great weekend!

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