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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 28.11.12

Paris Update What’s New in Paris

A LITTLE PIECE OF ITALY
IN THE MARAIS

Marcovaldo: Named after a fictional character created by Italo Calvino, this Italian café/bookshop/restaurant/cultural center holds concerts, readings and exhibitions, as well as cooking classes and Italian language classes led by designers, chefs, etc. 61, rue Charlot, 75003, Paris. Tel.: 09 80 44 86 49.

CHIC OFFICE-AWAY-FROM-HOME
Craft: This elegant new café near the Canal Saint-Martin offers quality coffee,

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lunch and snacks, free Wi-Fi and newspapers, and workstations with electric outlets and Ethernet for stir-crazy freelancers who need an outside office. The fee for working there is €3 per hour, plus the cost of whatever food and drink you order. 24, rue des Vinaigriers, 75010 Paris.

CONCEPTUAL SHOPPING
The Space: A new concept store/art gallery with regular art exhibitions and women’s clothing by the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Austique, as well as lesser-known designers, plus jewelry and accessories. 21, rue Bonaparte, 75006. Tel.: 06 03 12 63 70.