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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 in Paris: L’Eclair de Génie, Inaro

Paris Update What’s New in Paris

SINGLE-MINDED CONCEPTS
L’Eclair de Génie:
Paris already has a concept store selling just cream puffs, Popelini, and now we have one selling only éclairs (and chocolate truffles). Not a bad idea, since most Paris patisseries sell only two types of éclairs: with chocolate filling and chocolate icing or with coffee

Paris Update Eclair de Genie

filling and coffee icing, which can get dull. This is the Marais shop of top pastry maker Christopher Adam, whose more creative offerings include orange-pistachio and milk chocolate-mango-banana. 14 rue Pavée, 75004 Paris. Tel.: 01 42 77 85 11.

COZY NOSHING
Inaro:
An attractive, relaxing new spot for quality charcuterie, cheese or seafood platters and a glass or two of good wine, all from independent producers, served by

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two sweet young men, on the up-and-coming Rue de René Boulanger. 38, rue de René Boulanger, 75010 Paris. Tel.: 09 83 07 92 52.