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Taverne Henri IV on the Ile de la Cité.

Nuit Blanche

Paris:– Saturday, 18. September 2004:– This is meant to be a 'mini–Scène' to bridge the end of the month with events that will be beginning soon.

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Le Mecano de la General – Buster Keaton's spectacular 'The General' from 1927 is a completely restored image–by–image high–definition version with new musical accompaniment, now playing in 5 cinemas in Paris. A DVD version is also available.

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. This continues until Sunday, 19. December. From Wednesday to Sunday, from 13:00 to 18:30, untilposter, film, le mecano du general 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. Continuing 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 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. 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. Continuing 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.

Sculptures du Val de Boi – from this valley in the Catalonian Pyrenees, rare examples of 12th century medieval art. Continuing until Monday, 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. Takingposter, festival de marne place 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.

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.

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 Friday, 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. Toposter, comics, auto salon 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.

Paysage, Lieu de Vie – presents the urban visions of Russian artist Valery Koshlyakov, who sometimes uses bits of carton or tar. From Wednesday, 22. September until Saturday, 30. October. from 10:00 to 18:00, Monday to Friday. At the location of the Cultural Affairs direction of the Ville de Paris in the Hôtel d'Albret, Salon Jean Musy, 31. Rue des Francs–Bourgeois, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul. InfoTel.: 01 42 76 67 00. No entry charge.

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.

Hastaire – Les Invertueses – see this painter's expo from Friday, 24. September until Saturday, 30. October, or join the vernissage on Thursday, 23. September at 17:00. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 to 19:00. At the Galerie Meyer Le Bihan, 108. Rue Vielle du Temple, Paris 3. Métro: Saint–Sébastien–Froissart. InfoTel.: 01 42 71 81 16.

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.poster, signes du corps, musee dapper InfoTel.: 08 92 70 36 04.

L'Automobile et la Bande Dessinée – Cars in comics join this year's auto salon with an exhibition featuring classic cars from the world of comics, plus about 40 real cars that served as models. This is a big show in Hall 8 that deserves its own visit. From Saturday, 25. September until Sunday, 10. October. Also 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 private 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.

Raymond Queneau – during the war this writer traded his pen for a brush, had one exhibition, and went back to writing as well as having a seat in the Collège de Pataphysique. See Queneau's designs and watercolors from Tuesday, 28. September until Friday, 12. November. From Tuesday to Friday, from 13:00 to 19:00. At the Atelier An –Girard, 7. Rue Campagne Première, Paris 14. Métro: Vavin or Raspail. InfoTel.: 01 43 22 01 16.


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