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Going out in June

Exhibitions

In Tune with the World, the new exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, invites visitors to reflect upon the place of humankind in the universe and the relationship between people and their environment and the living world. The exhibition features nearly 30 artists including Giacometti, Matisse, Klein and Murakami in a hanging that brings together modern and contemporary works. Until August 27th.

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the events of May 68, the Hotel de Ville presents an exhibition of the photojournalist of the 60’s, Gilles Caron. In 7 sections, the public will be able to discover how Paris was in 1968 through 300 photographs. Until July 28th.

Located in Montmartre since 1991, the confidential museum Dali Paris has just reopened after embellishment works. The public can now rediscover the private collection of more than 300 artworks put together by Beniamino Levi, one of Salvador Dalí’s greatest collectors and art dealers.

Ballet

At the Théâtre de Chaillot, the Ballets de Monte-Carlo present Le Songe, a choreography based on Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer night’s dream. Jean-Christophe Maillot has turned the comedy into a ballet presenting 3 different classes in their romantic tribulations: the Athenians, the fairies and the crafstmen. From June 8th to 15th.

Restaurants

The Chef Mathieu Pacaud just took the lead of Apicius, a Relais & Chateaux restaurant with one Michelin star, settled in a beautiful hotel particulier near the Champs Elysées, with a wonderful terrace. You will enjoy frogs browned in salted butter, a baked piece of lobster and a chocolate soufflé and whipped cream for dessert. Count 180 to 200 Euro for the tasting menu and around 150 Euro à la carte – 20 rue d’Artois, 8th.

After his experiences at Akrame, the Crillon or the George V, Enrique Casarrubias has just created Oxte. The Mexicain Chef offers a delicious cuisine with octopus, stuffed salsa verde onions and lightly whipped potato purée; back of Pollack, spinach-broccoli-leeks-turnip cabbage, and for dessert, corn biscuit, agave cream and cane sugar. Menus at 34 and 39 Euro, 4-dish-menu at 65 Euro. Closed on Saturdays at lunch and Sundays – 5 rue Troyon, 17th.

Opening on June 7th of l’Abysse, the new restaurant at the Pavillon Ledoyen: a traditional sushi bar in a ultra-modern design, situated on the ground floor. Yannick Alléno entrusted Yasunari Okazaki with the menu. Wonderful products coming straight from Japan, an amazing sake carte and an exclusive tea collection. Service in the bar or in the restaurant. Carré des Champs-Élysées – 8 avenue Dutuit, 8th.

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