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Brésil, Brazil

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Place de l'Opéra, Saturday.

Coming and 'Last Chances'

Paris:– Saturday, 2. April 2005:– Here we go again, a whole extra page for some of what's coming and for what I can catch that's going.

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poster, saltimbanco, cirque soleilBrésil, Brésils – this is Brazil's 'Year in France' so it is not one show but a whole country's culture that is on view and in the air here and there, now and then, all over. Watch for 'Raízes do Brazil' which should be on now, for 'Verdade tropical' this summer and 'Galáxias' in the fall. For more info, check the Brésil, Brésils web site. InfoTel.: 01 53 69 83 69.

Military Patrimony – this is a history of the military in Paris and its relationship with Parisians, from royal units to revolutionary. To Begin on Thursday, 7. April and continue until Tuesday, 7. May. From Monday to Saturday, from 10:00 to 19:00. Closed 18 and 19. April, and from 10:00 to 14:00 on Wednesday, 27. April. In the Salle des Prévôts and Salon des Tapisseries, in the Hôtel de Ville. Enter by the front door, Place de l'Hôtel de Ville. Paris 4. Métro: Hôtel de Ville. Free entry.

The Essential Fassbinder – is a selection of films from a large production, being shown from Wednesday, 13. April until Monday, 6. June. Hours from 11:00 to 21:00 daily except on Tuesdays, and on Thursdays until 23:00. At the BPI cinema in the Centre Georges Pompidou, 19. Rue Beaubourg, Paris 4. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 12 33.<</P>

Objectif Paris – from five Parisian collections, images of the city. Beginning Sunday, 10. April andposter, waiting for, godot, in sign language continuing until Sunday, 19. June. Except Mondays, open from 11:30 to 18:30. At the Pavillon des Arts, Porte Rambuteau, Terrace Lautréamont, 101. Rue Rambuteau, Paris 1. Métro: Châtelet–Les Halles. InfoTel.: 01 42 33 82 50.

Light In the Night – is this year's new 'La nuit des musées' event. At sundown on Thursday, 14. April all museums offer free entry and will be staying open until 01:00. This will be like a démi 'Nuit Blanche,' with culture. InfoTel.: 01 40 15 36 00.

Amazonia, Brazil – is a visit to the Amazon's rain forest right here, possibly without mosquitos. From Tuesday, 19. April until 28. August. Except Monday, open daily from 9:30 to 18:00, on Sundays and some holidays from 10:00 to 19:00. At theposter, jazz brunchPalais de la Découverte, Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, Paris 8. Métro: Franklin D. Roosevelt or Champs–Elysées–Clemenceau. InfoTel.: 01 56 43 20 21.

French Masterworks – from German collections of 17th and 18th century works, featuring Poussin, Le Lorrain, Watteau, David. To begin on Wednesday, 20. April, until Monday, 1. August. Open 10:00 to 20:00, and until 22:00 on Wednesdays. Closed Tuesdays. At the Grand Palais, 3. Avenue du Général Eisenhower, Square Jean Perrin entry, Paris 8. Métro: Champs–Elysées–Clemenceau. InfoTel.: 01 44 13 17 17.

Robert Mallet–Stevens, Architect, 1889–1945 – an exhibition presenting works in Paris and from the five corners of France, plus projects still on the drawing board. Beginning on Wednesday, 27. April, to 29. August. 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.

Du Refuge au Piège – presents the history of the Jewish quarter Saint–Gervais in the Marais, from the Medieval era to the close of WWII. To begin Thursday, 28. April and continue until Saturday, 30. July. 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.

Flash Festival – with Shockwave, get ready for awe and amazement unless you are into this yourself. On two days only, Saturday and Sunday, 28 and 29. May. Open from 11:00 to 21:00 daily exceptposter, bird, third reich, thtr opprime on Tuesdays, and on Thursdays until 23:00. At the Centre Georges Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 48 24 96 45.

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