The Parisian Corner agenda : from October 29 to November 4

Article published on Oct. 30, 2007
Article published on Oct. 30, 2007

what to do in Paris this week?

What to do in Paris this week ?

Conference :

'Politique étrangère et de défense de l’Union européenne (PESC/PESD)' (Foreign and Defence policy of the European Union),

This 'coffee-debate' about foreign and defence policy of the European Union (PESC/PESD) will take place on Thursday 2nd November at 7.30 pm.

Where? Horse’s Tavern, Carrefour de l’Odéon, Paris 6 (tube: Odeon)

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'L'Atelier d'Alberto Giacometti'

The Centre Pompidou is presenting 'l'Atelier d'Alberto Giacometti' (Alberto Giacometti's studio) until the 11th February 2008.

You will discover his studio and lost of rare pieces that will allow you to have a clearer understanding of his artistic approach.

Some less-well-known aspects of the artist will be shown through paintings, drawings, decorative art objects, etc…

Where? Centre Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, 75004 Paris. Tube:: Rambuteau, Hôtel de Ville, Châtelet.

Everyday except for Tuesdays from 11am to 9pm.

Prices: from 8€ to 10€.

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« Le Berlin des créateurs »,

In the event of the 20st anniversary of the cooperation agreement between Paris and Berlin, an exhibition is organised from the 3rd October until the 16th December 2007. This exhibition, « Le Berlin des créateurs », gathers 18 design offices and fashion studios from Berlin. A good way to have an idea of the Berlin design scene and tendancies!

VIA - Valorisation de l'innovation dans l'ameublement,  29 – 35, avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris . Tube: Gare de Lyon

Free entry

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Cinema :

Le deuxième souffle (The Second Wind) :

French film directed by Alain Corneau with Daniel Auteuil, Monica Bellucci, Michel Blanc, Jacques Dutrons, Eric Cantona, Nicolas Duvauchelle etc…

This is the second version of the novel by José Giovanni ( forty one years after Melville's version). This film tells the story of 'Gu' (Daniel Auteuil), a famous gangster sentenced to life who manages to escape from jail. In need of money, he will accept to take part in a last hold-up and will get conned by the police and will be taken for a traitor by his associates. He will then take any risk to get his honour back.

A tribute to Giovanni who passed away in 2004.

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Stephan Eicher at the Olmypia Hall

The most European of Switz singers will perform at the Olympia Hall on 31st October and 1st November to present his last album, 'Eldorado'.

Olympia, 28 boulevard des Capucines, 75009 Paris. Tube: Opéra

Prices: from 33 to 41.80€