Some news from France, XCXVIII

Well once again passing by Paris and thought of France ::) and will be back next week by train all booked!

The museum of Gustave Moreau is having an exposition on Georges Rouault souvenirs from today to April 25 2016.  From  1892 to 1898, Gustave Moreau was a professor at the fine arts school of Paris (Ecole des beaux-arts de Paris); and Georges Rouault was his favorite student.  Exhibition will be open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10h -12h45 ,and 14h-17h15. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10h to 17h15.  Admission is 6€, webpage : http://musee-moreau.fr/activites-culturelles/expositions

One nice place to eat is La Cave du Paul Bert (11éme), 16, rue Paul Bert. More than 110 wine references in this wine bar!  open 12h to 01h, closest metro Métro 8 Faidherbe – Chaligny. more on it in French : http://lefooding.com/fr/restaurants/restaurant-la-cave-du-paul-bert-paris

And to celebrate the coming Chinese New Year February 8th ,here are some nice places to indulge in Paris.  First, Trois Fois Plus de Piment; 184 rue Saint Martin 3éme, very close to the centre Pompidou, https://www.facebook.com/troisfoisplusdepiment

Raviolis Chinois Nord-Est. 115, rue Saint-Denis (Iéme). All sorts of Raviolis at great prices in a new restaurant, the other one is here  http://www.yelp.fr/biz/raviolis-chinois-nord-est-paris .  Les Pâtes Vivantes, 46, rue du Faubourg-Montmartre ( 9éme). Tél. +33 01 45 23 10 21. http://www.lespatesvivantes.com/  And ,also 3 rue Turbigo (1éme). Tél. +33 01 40 13 08 04.  And the Palace Châtelet,  6, rue Saint-Denis (1éme). Tél. +33 01 45 08 88 88.http://www.palacechatelet.fr/

And to celebrate the Chinese New Year go the Chinatown of Paris in the 13éme arrondissement where the parade on February 14  from 13 h to 17 h) will depart from the avenue d’Ivry. line up at mayor’s office in French: http://www.mairie13.paris.fr/mairie13/jsp/site/Portal.jsp?document_id=16946&portlet_id=2953

In the Carreau du Temple, you will see exhibition on origami, calligraphy and  démonstrations on martial arts. Expos by Chinese artists open to the public on paintings, sculpture,and porcelain. Free admission at  the showing call « the Golden Age of China, 4, rue Eugène-Spuller (3éme), February 6 and 7  from 11h to 19h.  http://www.carreaudutemple.eu/2015/11/18/l-age-d-or-de-la-chine

At the Maison de la Chine you will have two conferences dedicated to the analysis of Astrology and feng shui. Located at  76, rue Bonaparte (6éme). February 6 and 13 from 10h-12h and 14h-16h). Admission is  15 €/half day or 30 €/full day. http://www.maisondelachine.fr/evenements-culturels/forum-nouvel-an-chinois-2016-annee-du-singe-de-feu-6-fev.html

At the Fondation Louis Vuitton, to Sept 5 2016 you will have a collection of Chinese works of art. Open Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12h to 19h.Nightime Fridays from  12h to 23h.Saturdays and Sundays from 11h to 20h. http://www.fondationlouisvuitton.fr/en.html

And if after all these festivities you find yourselves in Paris hungry and past 02H (2AM) then head for the Le Tambour,41 rue Montmartre (2éme) open Mondays to Wednesdays until  4h30 ,and Thurdays to Sundays until  5h30. https://www.facebook.com/www.letambour.fr?rf=260491870664914

Hold on ,there is a museum for Yves-Saint-Laurent coming in 2017. You will see about 5000 dresses, 15000 accessories ,thousands of croquis drawings, planches of the collection and photographs. The museum will be at 5 avenue de Marceau, (16éme). This was the seat of the fashion house from 1974 to 2004 and it is since 2002 the home of the Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent. http://www.fondation-pb-ysl.net/fr/Accueil-Fondation-Pierre-Berge-Yves-Saint-Laurent-575.html
You will see at la Villette 50 yrs of James Bond, April 16 to September 4 2016. At the Grande Halle de la Villette,
211, avenue Jaurès, (19éme) Adult admission  21,99 euros  . https://www.facebook.com/events/1507717552867101/ and this is what it is the Grande Halle de la Villette, http://lavillette.com/professionnels/locations-despaces/grande-halle-villette/
Oh well these are just a few, my favorite, of course France ,Paris has a lot more/ Enjoy it.

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