Month: October 2010

A group of people sitting at tables outside of a building.

Le Sevigné (In Le Marais)

October 28, 2010

In a busy and sometimes suffocating area like the Marais, space and relaxation are often just what is needed after a morning of rummaging through the district’s vintage boutiques. It is often difficult to find a café that is not…

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A woman in white dress walking through the grass.

Grand Palais Monet Exhibition

October 20, 2010

The Grand Palais, a majestic exhibition building near the Champs-Elysees, holds a special exhibition of Monet paintings until January 24, 2011. The exhibit demonstrates Monet as a complex painter of emotion, as well as an outdoor painter of beauty. A few of…

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A painting of boats in the water with a sunset.

Musee Marmottan -Monet Exhibition

October 12, 2010

Running from October 6, 2010-February 20, 2011, the Musee Marmottan-Monet exhibition will show for the first time its entire collection of 135 paintings, as well as the artist’s sketches and notebooks, on display. In the spirit of pride-and possible rivalry with the…

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A statue of a naked man in the middle of a garden.

Square Georges Cain

October 11, 2010

The famous Marais district of Paris is not known for being peaceful. Rue de Rosiers, shared begrudgingly by pedestrians and cars, is not a place where one can pass a relaxing moment. However, less than 5 minutes away is the ultimate place…

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