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October 12, 2012

Some news from Bretagne VIIII

This was a sunny day after flooding with rain the last few days. Time to report on my new hunting ground of Brittany or Bretagne, or Breizh (breton). Did I say my city is Auray or An Alre in breton. YES!

Going on now until November 18 2012 its the Le Pays d’Auray-Baie de Quiberon is the Fête un automne autremont or any other autumn. It involves several communities from Belle-île-en-Mer ,Auray,Carnac, Etel, Quiberon,St Anne d’Auray, La Trinité sur Mer etc. webpage Auray tourist site   it is arts ,streets events all over these towns. see link above on telecharge documents 1,2,and 3 for all the information

At Lorient, the Salon du Livre de Mer will be held from October 27 to 28 at the Eric Tabarly Cité de la Voile with over 40 authors and illustrators present.  Admission is free and if want to see the la Cité special price of 4€!  You can telecharger le programme complete in French at this site

At the area Cineville cinemas now comes the Opera season 2012-2013, great plays to see on screen in the cinemas of Cinéville Lorient, Vannes Garennes, Vannes parc Lann(mine), one opera for 21€ 5 for 85€ and 10 for 150€ the best and most famous from Rigoletto, Marie Stuart, Otello etc and as well presentations of the Bolshoi Ballet such as Don Quijote, and Romeo and Juliette. webpage   ,and program pdf file

The théatre Anne de Bretagne is continuing with great selection of artists from ballet Antonio Gades, Marc Jolivet, Raul Paz, and others. By place de Bretagne near palais des arts, webpage

Parc des Expos in Vannes will have the Salon Habitat, all about real estate, decoration, furniture, energies, gardens, ecos well homes in general; Coming up November 17-19 2012.  As we are looking well a good one to be in it ;;) webpage Admission 5€ and the parc webpage is here

La Lucarne at Arradon near Vannes, great events place and coming up nice presentations of Faust, Gargantua, Rose is a Rose, Daphnis é Chloeé, SpiriTAngo Quartet. All along the year, one of my favorite places here webpage

The Atlantique Jazz Festival at Brest until October 28 2012, with Gerry Hemingway, and Soweto Kinch amongst others, see at Espace Vauban, Quartz, salle du Clous and Mac Orlan all over the city. webpage

At the Le Chorus parc des expositions of Vannes, on Dec 6 at 20H the St Petersburgh Ballet Theater will play the Le Lacs des Cygnes or Swan Lake!  tickets at all FNAC stores, tickenet,and francebillet, plus hypermarkets.

And why not something about foodies, the sweets gastronomiques of our region, such as chocolates, caramels au beurre salé, dry fruits, tea in many colors and flavors, wines, champagnes, and mugs deco great at Aux Mille Délices, 23 Rue des Halles, Vannes webpage

We stop for a light snack and coffee Macchiato and Cappucchino at Brooklyn Café, on our way home in the Atlanville shops and restos complex off Rue Sainte Anne, webpage have on the cafe and you can see the other restos there in French, great area;  it has internet connection for free, and great newsmedia to catch up on the latest in the area.

And tonite is lazy social Friday night so we have opted for pizza yeahhh!!! Just in time to watch the football/soccer game France vs Japon friendly match on TV with the family. I ordered my Los Angeles favorite of pepperoni and they delivered home lol!!! Pizza Sprint that is. Here is the webpage and our city page store location, its all over the area too;

Cheers from Brittany or Salut de Bretagne or Salud de Breizh.


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