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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 10.10.12

Paris Update What’s New in Paris

CUTTING-EDGE ART IN THE BURBS
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac & Gagosian Gallery: Two of the leading contemporary art galleries in Paris are opening new spaces outside of the city. The Ropac

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Ropac’s new gallery in Pantin.

gallery will inaugurate its new space in Pantin on Oct. 14 with shows of the work of Anselm Kiefer and Joseph Beuys, and Gagosian will also feature Kiefer’s work in its new gallery, convenently located near the runways where private jets land in Le Bourget Airport. Ropac: 69 avenue du Général Leclerc, Pantin. Gagosian: 800, av. de l’Europe, Le Bourget.

VEGGIE BURGERS
East Side Burger: Paris’s first vegetarian fast-food restaurant had people lining up for an hour to get in when it opened the other day. The reviews are good, so it might be worth a try. 60, boulevard Voltaire, 75011 Paris.

JUVENILE WARNINGS
SNCF Transilien:
Riders on the Ile-de-France train network will soon be treated every 15 minutes to announcements warning them not to cross the tracks or block the doors. Nothing unusual about that, except the voices are those of children between the ages of five and eight.

BOON FOR THE BEAUX ARTS
Rougier & Plé: The famed art and hobby supply store has a new Left Bank store that’s much more convenient for Beaux Arts students than its three other Paris locations. 108, bd. Saint Germain, 75006 Paris. Tel.: 01 56 81 18 35.