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Walking Around the Luxembourg - with an exhibition titled 'Victor Hugo Promeneur du Luxembourg,' beginning on Saturday, 21. September and continuing until Friday, 6. December. Quite a long walk. Entry by the Rue de Médicis, to the Jardin Du Luxembourg. Paris 6. Métro: RER Luxembourg. No other info about this as yet.

Gala des Etoiles du XXI Century - these 'stars' are featured on three dates, Saturday, 21. September at 20:00, Sunday, 22. September at 15:00 and on Monday, 23. September at 20:00. At the Théâtre des Champs- Elysées, 15. Avenue Montaigne, Paris 8. Métro: Rond-Point. InfoTel.: 01 49 52 50 50.

Matisse - Picasso - will probably be a big show featuring these two painters, because it will last from Sunday, 22. September until Monday, 6. January 2003. As usual, advance tickets are required for mornings from 10:00 to 13:00. Otherwise open from 10:00 to 19:15 and until 21:15 on Wednesdays. Closed Tuesdays. At the Grand Palais, 3. Avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris 8. Métro: Champs Elysées-Clemenceau. InfoTel.: 01 44 13 17 17.

19th Journées du Patrimonie - means open doors and free entries for France's treasures, on Saturday, 21. September and Sunday, 22. September. Check the Min. Cult Web site for some details. After 16. September, InfoTel.: 01 40 15 37 37.

Festival d'Automne - there are no details yet for the 31st edition of this multi-everything series of events, lasting from Monday, 23. September until Sunday, 22. December. Throughout Paris. InfoTel.: 01 53 45 17 00.

Jeunes Talents Cirque - is a competition for young circus artists, scheduled to be held from Monday, 23. September until Saturday, 28. September. Reservationsposter: fondation cartier are necessary. At the Théâtre de la Cité Internationale, 21. Boulevard Jourdan, Paris 14. Métro: Porte d'Orléans or RER Cité Universitaire. InfoTel.: 01 43 13 50 50.

Danses de Corée - more dancing, again for three performances. This is part of the Festival d'Automne program. The times are all at 20:00 and the dates are Monday to Wednesday, 23. to 25. September. At the Théâtre du Châtelet, 1. Place du Châtelet, Paris 1. Métro: Châtelet. InfoTel.: 01 40 28 28 40.

Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris - with choreography by Roland Petit and Jerome Robbins. Dates are Wednesday and Thursday, 25. and 26. September at 19:30, plus Saturday, 28. September, Tuesday and Wednesday, 1. and 2. October, and Friday and Saturday, 4. and 5. October, all at 19:30. Finally, on Sunday, 29. September, at 15:00. At the Opéra Garnier, 1. Place de l'Opéra, Paris 9. Métro: Opéra. InfoTel.: 08 92 69 78 68.

Fête des Jardins - takes place this year from Tuesday, 24. september until Sunday, 29. September. I suppose, during the hours when gardens are open. Throughout Paris. InfoTel.: 08 20 00 75 75.

Cirque Dessaccorde - does 'Les Oiseaux - Le Bord de la Monde' from Wednesday, 25. September until Sunday, 20. October. At 16:00 on Sundays, the rest of the time except Mondays and Tuesdays at 20:30. At the Parc de la Villette, 211. Avenue Jean-Jaurès, Paris 19. Métro: Porte de Pantin. InfoTel.: 01 40 03 75 75.

Ballet Frankfurt - has a four day run, from Wednesday, 25. September until Saturday, 28. September, at 20:30. At the Théâtre National de Chaillot, 1. Place du Trocadéro, Paris 16. Métro: Trocadéro. InfoTel.: 01 53 65 30 00.

La Flute Enchantée - is another one of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's big hits, playing yet again in this century. Beginning on Thursday, 26. September through to Sunday, 10. October, at 20:30 from Tuesday to Saturday and at 15:30 on Sunday. Out at the tent of the Cirque Alexis Gruss, on the Pélouse de Madrid, Allée de la Reine Marguerite, in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris 16. InfoTel.: 0148 78 28 71.

Les Olivades de Paris - is a 'major event' which may have something to do with olives, but may not. Anyway, from Thursday, 26. September to Sunday, 29. September, from 10:00 to 20:00. At Bercy Village, 1. Cour Saint-Emilion, Paris 12. Métro: Cour Saint-Emilion. InfoTel.: 01 40 02 90 80.

Court Circuit - is a salon featuring young creators, on show from Friday, 27. September until Sunday, 29. September. From 10:00 to 21:00 except Friday, 27. September when it starts at 15:00. At the Espace des Blancs-Manteaux, 48. Rue Vielle-du-Temple, Paris 4. Métro: Rambuteau or Hôtel de Ville. InfoTel.: 06 75 09 75 49.

Mondial de l'Automobile 2002 - it is Paris' turn to hold the biannual 'World' Motor Show, which features the world's latest wheeled creations. If you like shiny, clean cars with no milage that you may have not seen before, this is the place to see them if you don't mind huge crowds, all kicking the tires together. This year, beginning on Saturday, 28. September, until Sunday, 13. October. At Paris-Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris 15. Métro: Porte de Versailles.

Open Doors, La Garde Républicaine - on Saturday and Sunday, 28 and 29. September, from 9:00 to 18:00. Find the Garde Républicaine at 18. Boulevard Henri-IV, Paris 4. Métro: Sully-Morland. InfoTel.: 01 49 96 13 26.

La Nuit des Tziganes - actually lasts longer than one night, because of its gypsy nature. On Saturday, 28. September beginning at 20:30 and on Sunday, 29. September at 16:00. At the Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione, 110. Rue Amelot, Paris 11. Métro: Filles-du-Calvaire. ResaTel.: 01 47 00 28 81.

Virade de l'Espoir - first 'Olivades' and now 'Virade,' to include two words not in my dictionaries. Whatever it is, it happens on Sunday, 29. September from 11:00 to 18:00, in Paris and all over France. Maybe the Web site can help. InfoTel.: 01 40 78 91 91.

Don Giovanni - will be opera under the stars, playing during three evenings inposter: musee sante des armees, val de grace September, at the château of Vaux Le Vicomte. Vaux Le Vicomte is 55 kilometres southeast of Paris near Maincy, just a bit east of Melun. InfoTel.: 01 64 14 41 90.

Paris-Versailles - is not a duel but a marathon and this is its 27th edition. Starting time is 10:00 on Sunday, 29. September and the pole position is under the Tour Eiffel. Paris 7. Métro: Bir-Hakeim, Trocadéro or Ecole Militaire. InfoTel.: 01 30 21 10 25.

Rowboat Race Across Paris - actually involves, I think, the spiffy little skiffs where a guy sits in back with a megaphone telling the scullers they'll be thrown in if they don't shift the oars faster. From 8:00 to 12:00 on Sunday, 29. September. The French word 'Aviron' sums it up. Location - on the Seine of course. InfoTel.: 01 48 75 79 10.

Theatre Season Openers - include Sarah by John Murell, L'Homme en Question by Félicien Marceau, Speaking In Tongues - 'Les Couleurs de la Vie' - by Andrew Bovell, Savannah Bay by Marguerite Duras, Le Dearroi de Monsieur Peters by Arthur Miller, Une Nuit Arabe by Roland Schimmelpfennig, Le Regard by Murry Schisgal, Nuit d'Ivresse by Josiane Balasko, Hysteria by Terry Johnson, Le Limier by Anthony Shaffer and Minetti by Thomas Bernhard. The earliest date is Tuesday, 3. September and some pieces continue until early next year.

Opéras - start a new season in Paris at their locations in the Palais Garnier and at the Place de la Bastille. For both opera and ballet, check the Web site, or call Toll InfoTel.: 08 36 69 78 68.

Constantin Guys - painted Paris ladies who were sometimes over-painted themselves, from 1860 to 1880, and this exhibition shows about 100 of his works from Paris' collections. From Tuesday, 8. October until Sunday, 5. January 2003, from 10:00 to 18:00poster: centre pompidou daily except Mondays. At the Musée de la Vie Romantique - Hôtel Scheffer Renan, 16. Rue Chaptal, Paris 9. Métro: Saint-Georges, Blanche or Pigalle. InfoTel.: 01 48 74 95 38.

Henry Clarke - Fashion Photographer - Clarke started as a 'gofer' at Vogue's New York studio, but began his real career in Paris with an exclusive contract with Condé-Nast in 1951. Working at the top until 1991, he left his works to the Musée Galliera. This year's 'Mois de la Photo' sees 200 of Clarke's works being exhibited for the first time. From Friday, 25. October until 2. March 2003 from 10:00 to 18:00, except Mondays. At the Musée Galliera, 10. Avenue Pierre-1er-de-Serbie, Paris 16. Métro: Iéna or Alma-Marceau. InfoTel.: 01 56 52 86 00.


Extra, summer-only events are listed on the 'Scenes d'Eté' page in an earlier issue. For continuing outdoor 'Scenes,' take a look at Scene 3 - Paris Outdoors, with day-by-day listings. Find this week's current events on the regular Scene page, within this issue.

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