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February 1, 2014

Some news from Bretagne XIIII

Here I am on a Saturday that began nice and now it is raining again in Brittany!!! My car is at the shop repairs for maintenance usual stuff,and will be in Madrid next tuesday to thursday. Temps here in lovely Morbihan is at 6C!!

Some of my favorite events planned or recommended for my region are coming up:

the 1988 Jazz Club at 27 pl du Colombier, Rennes has events Schedule such as KellyLee Evans stet, Benjamin Coum, and Bernard Allison.

La Caréne at 30 Rue Jean Marie le Bris, Brest has a whole Schedule which I will try for Nashville Pussy but won’t be here, and it is very good like hard blues music.

Espace Avel Vor, at Plougastel, by the post office follow panels,  will have the 21 February the performance of Tété, and Bobby & Sue event opener.French soul for Tété and 25€ admission.

L’Archipel, at Rue des Îles, 29170 Fouesnant, will have the great Fado music of Katia Guerreiro 20 February at 20h30; and before that the new Cuban star in France Yilian Cañizares on February 1 ochumare , she is a composer, violinist,and singer; 20h30 is today late but good mentioning that I missed it!

Closer to me at Orcade Spectacles Lorient,30 Boulevard Cosmao Dumanoir, we have the big ensemble March 30 , of the Feast of Saint Patrick, withe celtic dances, Scottish pipe band,and the Breton Bagad de Lann Bihoue group.

At my favorite site le Chorus de Vannes,Parc du Golfe, I am waiting for Franck Dubosc, a comedian actor of many popular summer movies here such as camping.6 February which again will be out and missed!yikes!

Later on February 22nd I will not missed it, is the salon de vins et de la gastronomie ,

After several years of renovation the nice Church of Notre Dame,Quimperlé will re open February 22nd.éouverture-de-l-église-notre-dame.html

The event to follow on several towns of the Morbihan is the Hivernales du Jazz, jazz all over in different sites, Nelson Veras, Lionel Suarez, Raices,Reggie Washington, Agathe jazz quartet a few of the performers. Going on now thru February 16.

Finally, at Baden, 2 Place Weilheim, you will find a unique museum, the Musée des Passions et des Ailes, or museum of passions and wings relates the story of local boy Joseph le Brix,in 1928,he does the first flight of the South Atlantic , died 3 years later trying to do the same Paris to Tokyo trip. In the same building you have the collection of Jean and Anne Farkas, with a beautiful collection of toys, porcelains,automates that attract visitors from the whole world. A room with boat models by Aimé Malry, and another on accordions by Francis le Pipec.  admission is 3,50€ adults and opens from  July 1 to August 31 every  day from 10h-12h and 15h-18h. Closed Sunday afternoons. June 15 to June 30 and September 1 to 7 is open every mornings from 10h-12h, Saturdays from 15h-18h.  Outside of these dates it is open the Saturdays from 15h -18h. webpage

Enjoy Bretagne!


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