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The view from the Théâtre de l"Odéon at dusk. Photo: Françoise Deberdt-Meunier

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Paris Update What’s On

Links to events happening this week in Paris.

Left Bank gallery crawl
> Open house at 50 galleries for Art Saint Germain des Prés. Various venues, Paris, May 18-June 3.

Gold in galleries

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“Passage” ((2017), by Aude Herlédan. At 1831 Art Gallery during Carré Rive Gauche.

> The Carré Rive Gauche, an association of Left Bank galleries, celebrates its 40th anniversary with an event called ExtrORdinaire, featuring gold in works of art. Various venues, Paris, May 18-June 3.

Literary evening
> The Nuit de la Littérature in Belleville and Ménilmontant presents 20 foreign authors reading their work in French. Various venues, Paris, May 27.

 English-language theater festival
> Paris Fringe returns for its second year of English-language theater and comedy. Various venues, Paris, May 18-28.

Hollywood glam
> Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Ava Gardner, Marlene Dietrich and more in classic films from Hollywood's Golden Age for the Glamour cycle. Forum des Images, Paris, May 3-31.

French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation shows Etienne Comar’s Django, preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50). Studio 28, Paris, May 26.

Virtual reality
> Drop in on Saturday or Sunday from 2pm to 8pm for a free virtual trip at the VR Express festival. Forum des Images, Paris, through June 30.

Dance in historic sites
> Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux. Various locations, through Oct. 21.

African culture festival
> The 100% Afriques festival showcases dance, theater, music, fashion, design, art, food and more from all over the continent. La Villette, Paris, through May 28.

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What's New 06.06.12

Paris Update What's New in Paris

CAFE/BAR/CLUB
L’Inconnu:
Trendy bar and café with good Italian coffee upstairs, club (free-entry) with DJs downstairs. 17, rue de Mazagran, 75010 Paris. Tel.: 01 45 23 95 37.

SHOPS
La Chambre aux Confitures:
Nothing but jams and jellies in every imaginable flavor and a few other delights, like caramel or chocolate sauces. 9, rue des Martyrs, 75009 Paris.

Popelini: And just up the street, nothing but designer cream puffs. We tested the salted-butter caramel. Te die for. 44 rue des Martyrs, 75009 Paris. Original shop: 29, rue Debelleyme, 75003 Paris.

Ethicando: Good deli food and handmade objects from anti-Mafia cooperatives in Italy. 6, rue de la Grange Aux Belles, 75010 Paris. Tel.: 01 84 06 18 43 .

RESTAURANTS
Cantine California: A new American-style gourmet food truck: tacos, burgers, pancakes, milkshakes, cupcakes and more. Check Web site for location.

La Cantine du Troquet Dupleix: Basque chef Christian Etchebest has opened a new branch of his popular Cantine du Troquet. 53, bd de Grenelle, 75015 Paris. Tel.: 01 45 75 98 00.

Paris Update Chloes cupcakes

Chloé’s: You won't catch any workmen dining in this new branch of the bonbon-pink “cupcakerie” and tearoom serving salads, sweet and savory cupcakes, and other goodies. 47 avenue Trudaine, 75009 Paris. Tel.: 01 45 26 92 53. Original address: 40, rue J.B. Pigalle, 75009 Paris. Tel.: 01 48 78 12 65.