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More Fall Program

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In the Tuileries, 1. September.


Paris:– Saturday, 4. September 2004:– This edition lists some of the events happening now or beginning this fall, without actually including much beyond the beginning of November, or any opera or dance items. If I put these in too we'll be here all night – me to write it and you to watch it slowly download into your browser. Trust me – it's much simpler to just come here.

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Pablo Neruda – on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of this Nobel prize winner, here is an exhibition of photos and images of his life. This continues until Friday, 17. September. Open from Monday to Friday, from 11:00 to 19:00. At the Maison de l'Amérique Latine, 217. Boulevard Saint–Germain, Paris 7. Métro: Solférino. InfoTel.: 01 49 54 75 00.

Jazz à la Villette – kicks off this year on Friday, 3. September and goes through to the final drum roll on Sunday, 12 September. Check the Web site for the program. At the Parc de la Villette, 211. Avenue Jean–Jaurès, Paris 19. Métro: Porte de Pantin. InfoTel.: 01 44 84 44 84.

Documentary & Anti–Graphic – this is the reconstitution of an exhibition staged at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York in 1935. Features photos by Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier–Bresson and Walker Evans. To begin on Wednesday, 8. September and continue until 19. December. From Wednesdayposter: art, rue de seine to Sunday, from 13:00 to 18:30, until 20:30 on Wednesdays, and from 11:00 to 18:45 on Saturdays. Free entry evenings. At the Fondation Henri Cartier–Bresson, 2. Impasse Lebouis, Paris 14. Métro: Gaîté. InfoTel.: 01 42 75 59 15.

Serge Poliakoff – 'La Saison des Gouaches' is the first retrospective dedicated to painter Serge Poliakoff's works on paper. Beginning Wednesday, 8. September, until Sunday, 7. November. Except Tuesdays, from 11:00 to 18:00 daily. At the Musée Maillol – Fondation Dina Vierny, 59 – 61. Rue de Grenelle, Paris 7. Métro: Rue du Bac. InfoTel.: 01 42 22 59 58.

Witness To a Century – George Sand – retraces George Sand's path through Paris and time. To begin on Friday, 10. September and continue until sunday, 14. November. From 10:00 to 19:00, but closed on Mondays. At the Bibliothèque Historique, 24. Rue Pavée, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul. InfoTel.: 01 01 44 59 40 60.

The World According to Hans Rudi Giger – retrospective of the artist famous for his contributions to the film by Ridley Scott. From Monday, 13. September until 6. February 2005. Daily, from 10:00 to 18:00. At the Halle Saint–Pierre, 2. Rue Ronsard, Paris 18. Métro: Anvers. InfoTel.: 01 42 58 72 89.

Paris of Ihei Kimura – features photographs taken in 1954 and 1955. To begin on Wednesday, 15. September and continue until Sunday, 17. October. From 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. At the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 00.

poster: love fish, thtr silvia monfortSculptures du Val de Boi – from this valley in the Catalonian Pyrenees, rare examples of 12th century medieval art. To begin on Wednesday, 15. September and continue until 3. January. Hours from 9:15 until 17:45, but closed on Tuesdays. Le Musée National du Moyen Age–Cluny, 6. Place Paul–Painlevé, Paris 5. Métro: Cluny–Sorbonne. InfoTel.: 01 53 73 78 00.

5th Edition @Art Outsiders – as well as at the home of photography, this show features 'mega' installations at La Villette. Advice is to check the Art Outsiders Web site. Taking place from Wednesday, 15. September until Saturday, 2. October. From 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. At the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 23.

Portraits of Vancouver – not as old as some things in Paris, these 'faces of history' are on view until Saturday, 18. September. Open Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00, to 21:00 on Thursday, and from 14:00 to 18:00 on Saturday. At the Centre Culturel Canadien, 5. Rue de Constantine, Paris 7. Métro: Invalides. InfoTel.: 01 44 43 21 90.

Pierre Alechinsky – has added 30 new works to the 250 already in this museum's collection. All are on view until Monday, 27. September, from 11:00 to 21:00 daily except on Tuesdays, and on Thursdays until 23:00. At the Centre Georges Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 12 33.

abcd – A Corps Perdu – is 'art brut' by Auguste Forestier in 250 pieces made of different materials. Until Sunday, 26. September. Except Mondays, open from 11:30 to 18:30. Pavillon des Arts, Porte Rambuteau, Terrace Lautréamont, 101. Rue Rambuteau, Paris 1. Métro: Châtelet–Les Halles. InfoTel.: 01 42 33 82 50.

The Warsaw Uprising – has its 60th anniversary on 1. August, and this photo exhibition is all about it. Until Sunday, 26. September. Except Monday, daily from 10:00 to 18:30. At the Patrimoine Photographique, Hôtel de Sully, 62. Rue Saint Antoine, Paris 4. Métro: Bastille or Saint–Paul. InfoTel.: 01 42 74 47 75.

Journées du Patrimoine – in addition to being a 'free' day at France's museumsposter: festival est ouest, volga and monuments, this year's emphasis is on historic industrial sites like observatories and airports and semaphore stations. This is A pan–European event, scheduled for the weekend of 18–19. September.

Le Bon Motif – this specialized museum shows off a part of its collection of antique wallpaper and fabrics, dating from 1760 to 1960. From Tuesday, 21. September until 31. December. Tuesday to Saturday; from 13:30 to 20:00. At the Bibliothèque Forney, Hôtel de Sens,1. Rue Figuier, Paris 4. Métro: Pont – Marie InfoTel.:01 42 78 14 60.

Digital Villette – in this 2nd edition, expect to see everything wonderful that is digital, with events, art, cinema, music, dance, theatre and video games. To begin on Tuesday, 21. September and continue pixelated until Sunday, 3. October. 'Art Outsiders' below is part of it. At the Parc et Grand Halle de la Villette, 211. Avenue Jean–Jaurès, Paris 19. Métro: Porte de Pantin. InfoTel.: 08 03 30 63 06.

ResaTel.: 01 40 03 75 75.

Feu le Music–Hall – is taken from Colette, here directed by Karine Saporta. Curtain goes up on Wednesday, 22. September and, except for Mondays, continues until Thursday, 28. October. Tuesdays at 19:00, other days at 20:00, and at 16:00 on Sundays. Organized by the Comédie–Française, but at the Théâtre du Vieux Colombier, 21. Rue du Vieux–Colombier, Paris 6. Métro: Saint–Sulpice. InfoTel.: 01 44 39 87 00.

Véronèse profane – an exhibition of 50 works by the Venetian master and some of his closest associates. Beginning Wednesday, 22. September, until 30. January 2005. Open daily from 10:00 to 19:00, and until 22:30 on Monday and Friday. At the Musée du Luxembourg, 19. Rue Vaugirard, Paris 6. Métro: Saint–Sulpice. InfoTel.: 01 01 45 44 12 90.

International Auto Salon – it's not long off now, so book your flight now while you can get a good price. This year's 'Mondial de l'Automobile' begins on Saturday, 25. September and continues showing off its shiny new paint until Sunday, 10. October. To be at Paris–Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris 15. Métro: Porte de Versailles. InfoTel.: 08 92 70 36 04..

Trésors de la Fondation Napoléon – classic art from Napoleon's privateposter: caveman, thtr le mery collection at the Imperial court. Beginning Tuesday, 28. September, until 3. April 2005. From 10:00 to 18:00 daily. At the Musée Jacquemart – Andre, 158. Boulevard Haussmann, Paris 8. Métro: Miromesnil. InfoTel.: 01 45 62 11 59.

Images of a Floating World – is an exhibition that attempts to define a 'floating world,' from the preface by Asai Ryoi to the thoughts of Ukiyo Monogatari. This begins on Thursday, 30. September, and continues until 3. January. Open 10:00 to 20:00 and until 22:00 on Wednesdays. Closed Tuesdays. Reservations – often – required for morning visits before 13:00. At the Grand Palais, 3. Avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris 8. Métro: Champs–Elysées–Clemenceau. InfoTel.: 01 44 13 17 17.

Dialogues de Bêtes – is by Colette, and directed by Anne Kreis. Curtain rises on Friday, 1. October and continues until 31. December. Wednesday to Friday at 19:00, Saturdays at 16:00 and at 14:30 on Sundays. At the Théâtre des Bouffes Parisiens, 4. Rue de Monsigny, Paris 2. Métro: Quatre–Septembre. InfoTel.: 01 42 96 92 42.

Bellydance Superstars – and if this isn't enough, there's the 'Desert Roses' too. Eleven nombrils on frenzied wiggling display. On Friday, 1. October and Saturday, 2. october, at 20:30. At the Folies Bergère, 32. Rue Richer, Paris 9. Métro: Cadet or Grands Boulevards. InfoTel.: 01 44 79 98 98.

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe – Paris' big race featuring the world's best horses, and if the weather is right a perfect way to spend Sunday, 3. October. The gates at the Longchamp racetrack open at noon and racing starts at 13:45. In the Bois de Boulogne, Hippodrôme de Longchamp. Paris 16. Métros: Porte d'Auteuil, or Porte Maillot and bus. Parking available in the centre of the track. InfoTel.: 08 21 21 32 13.

A Fauve at Marmottan – is Jean Puy, who was a friend of Derain, Marquet and Matisse, whoposter: modigliani, dans le noir showed off his stuff at the Autumn Salon in 1905, and somehow caused the word 'fauve' to be coined. From Wednesday, 6. October until 30. January. From 10:00 to 18:00 until Sunday, 2. February, except on Mondays. At the Musée Marmottan–Monet, 2. Rue Louis–Boilly, Paris 16. Métro: La Muette. InfoTel.: 01 44 96 50 33.

Capa, Connu et Inconnu – to be a definitive retrospective of this photographer for his anniversary, works have been gathered from public and private collections. To begin on Wednesday, 6. October, continuing until 31. December. Except Monday, from 10:00 to 19:00, and from 12:00 to 19:00 on Sunday. At the Richelieu branch of the Bibliothèque Nationale, 58. Rue de Richelieu, Paris 2. Métro: Bourse. InfoTel.: 01 53 79 59 59.

215th Salon de Paris – this, 'Le Salon des Artistes Français,' is the original one that is the last 'bastion of classic art,' the one originally created by Colbert in 1663. Featuring 1000 artists representing 30 countries, exhibiting painting, sculpture, engraving, photography and architecture. From Thursday, 7. October to Sunday, 10. October. Daily from 11:00 to 22:00. At the Parc Floral de Paris, Route de la Pyramide, in the Bois de Vincennes, Paris 12. Métro: Château de Vincennes. InfoTel.: 01 43 20 11 67.

Rallye Paris–Deauville – this classic car rallye assembles in Paris at the Invalides, possibly on Friday, 8. October, and then chugs off to Normandy until Sunday, 10. October. Try the Web site for more info. To be in the centre of the Esplanade des Invalides. Paris 7. Métro: Invalides.

Montmartre Wine Harvest – this lasts all weekend, with two parades, music, and the wine sales are strictly for social purposes. Both parades are supposed to be on Saturday, 9. October. One starts at 11:00 at the vineyard and the other at the Mairie at 15:00. It's a great fête if the weather cooperates. The vineyard ia at the corner of the Rue des Saules and Saint–Vincent. Paris 18. Métro: Abbesses, Lamarck–Caulaincourt or Jules Joffrin. InfoTel.: 01 46 06 00 32.

Turner, Whistler, Monet – other than the names, no details about this exhibition are known. It begins on Thursday, 14. October and continues until 17. January. Openposter: heiner muller, quartett, thtr athenee 10:00 to 20:00 and until 22:00 on Wednesdays. Closed Tuesdays. Reservations – often – required for morning visits before 13:00. At the Grand Palais, 3. Avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris 8. Métro: Champs–Elysées–Clemenceau. InfoTel.: 01 44 13 17 17.

Paris On the Air – is about radio and television broadcasting, from the beginning to now. To be a very audio–visual show. To start in mid–October and continue until mid–February. Except on Sundays, from 10:00 to 19:00. In the Salon d'Acceuil of the Hôtel de Ville, 29. Rue de Rivoli, Paris 4. Métro: Hôtel de Ville. InfoTel.: 01 42 76 49 61. Free entry.

Pharaon – an exhibition about who the Pharaohs were, with material from the Palazzo Grassi in Venice, and from the Louvre's collections. To begin on Friday, 15. October and continue until 10. April 2005. Except Mondays, open from 10:00 to 19:00. At the Institut du Monde Arabe, 1. Rue des Fossés–Saint–Bernard, Paris 5. Métro: Jussieu. InfoTel.: 01 40 51 38 38.

Stieglitz et Son Cercle – this big exhibition is meant to cover all of Stieglitz' many activities and include many of the artists that were involved. Opens on Tuesday, 19. October and continues until 16. January. From 10:00 to 18:00, until 21:45 on Thursdays and from 9:00 to 18:00 on Sunday. Closed on Mondays. At the Musée d'Orsay, 1. Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris 7. Métro: Solférino or RER Musée d'Orsay. InfoTel.: 01 40 49 48 14.

Vues of Paris – and of the Ile de France, by Albert Marquet, who was born in 1875. Sixty paintings and as many drawings will be on view, some in coherent groups. From Wednesday, 20. October until 23. January. Except Mondays, from 10:00 to 18:00. At the Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris, 23. Rue de Sévigné, Paris 3. Métro: Saint–Paul or Chemin Vert. InfoTel.: 01 44 59 58 58.

Lumières de Soie – a show of silk and gold, some from 10th century China, Japan and Indonesia. Some on show to the public for the first time. To begin on Thursday, 21. October and continue until Monday, 24. January. Hours are 10:00 to 18:00, except on Tuesdays. At the Musée National des Arts Asiatiques / Musée Guimet – Le Panthéon Bouddhique, 19. Avenue d'Iéna, Paris 16. Métro: Iéna. InfoTel.: 01 56 52 53 00.

Napoléon – it's the 200th anniversary of the 'Sacré de Napoléon' on Thursday, 2. December, so the Louvre is putting on a really big show starring David, starting on Thursday, 21. October, and continuing until Monday, 17. January. Except on Tuesdays, open from 9:00 to 18:00, and until 21:45 on Wednesday and Friday. Musée du Louvre. Paris 1. Métro: Palais–Royal. InfoTel.: 01 40 20 53 17.

Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione – see the new show 'Bravo,' which celebrates the 70th anniversary of this traditional but modern, real circus. Has everything except Barnum. Starts Saturday, 23. October. Shows are at 14:00 and 17:00 on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and at 20:30 on Tuesday and Friday and at 14:00 on all shool holidays. At the Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione, 110. Rue Amelot, Paris 11. Métro: Filles du Calvaire. InfoTel.: 01 47 00 28 81.

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