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Going out in November

Exhibitions

For the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s birth, the Musée du Louvre holds an unprecedented retrospective of the painter and unveils the largest collection in the world of da Vinci’s paintings and 22 drawings. Bookings are compulsory. Until February 24th.

The Musée de l’Orangerie puts the spotlight on Félix Fénéon. Art critic, publisher and also collector, he was an unconditional supporter of Neo-Impressionism, Fauvism and Futurism. The modern times, from Seurat to Matisse reveals paintings and drawings by Seurat, Signac, Bonnard and Matisse, of whom he was particularly fond. Until January 27th.

Futur, ancien, fugitif is the new exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo. Gathering 44 artists born between 1930 and 1990, it depicts a current, vast, and complex French scene. Until January 5th.

Newly reopened, the Musée d’Art Moderne welcomes a retrospective of the painter Hans Hartung. As an abstraction pioneer, he invites you to observe the wealth of his technical innovations through 300 works of art. Until March 1st.

Meet Charlie Chaplin at the Philharmonie de Paris. Rediscover the work of this master of silent film and his close relation to music, dance, rhythm, sound and the illusion of speech. Until January 26th.

 

Opera

The Opéra Bastille puts Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi on stage. This Italian adaptation of Don Carlos, a grand French opera, interweaves political, romantic and family conflicts and reveals the paralysis of men facing the legacy of power. Until November 23rd.

 

Ballet

A ballet by Crystal Pite is presented at the Palais Garnier until November 23rd with an exuberantly communicative emotional charge and calls on her dancers to move beyond their limits to musics by Owen Belton, Frédéric Chopin and Teddy Geiger.

 

Restaurants

Pavyllon is the third restaurant of Pavillon Ledoyen. The Chef, Yannick Alléno, offers a creative and refined cuisine: pike bread with celery, smoked salmon and caviar tart, and beautiful desserts such as goat cheese ice cream. Book a table at the counter to better enjoy the show of the open kitchen. Menus between 98 and 235 Euro. Open every day. 8 Avenue Dutuit, 8th.

Supu Ramen is Guy Savoy’s new Franco-Japanese restaurant putting together street art and street food. There, you will savor home-made ramen, marinated foie gras and even mackerel sushis. For desserts, a grapefruit terrine with a tea sauce or a chocolate cake, with praline and chicory sauce. Count 30 to 40 Euro. Open every day. 53 Quai des Grands Augustins, 6th.

La Scène is Stéphanie Le Quellec’s new address. Both a brasserie and a gastronomic restaurant, it offers delicious creations like a foie gras and porto tart, browned frogs, red mullets and poached langoustines. The pastry Chef Pierre Chirac prepares a crème brûlée with vanilla ice cream, or a chocolate-flavored dessert with olive oil. Menus between 75 and 340 Euro. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays. 32 Avenue Matignon, 8th.

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