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Events around Christmas?   Marlene from Germany   12:19   December 10, 2014

Bonjour Mesdames et Messieurs!
I am in Paris this weekend (12.-15.12.) with two friends and we were wondering, if there are some special events or attractions around christmas, like some markets or concerts? We live in the 1th arrondisment near Louvre.
We are thankful for any tip!
Thanks in advance and many greetings from Germany!

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Insects Paris 1880s   Rose from USA   14:39   December 3, 2014

Hello,

I am an American writer trying to discover what types of insects were common in Paris in the 1880s?
I wonder if there was a certain beetle. Thank you.

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Film Studios in Paris   Paris Digest from France   22:12   November 28, 2014

Since 2012, Grand Paris has its own film studios to compete with those in Hollywood and Cinnecita.


In 1933, a spectacular coal power station was built in Saint-Denis near Paris. The power station was closed down in 1981.


Luc Besson, the successful film producer of Leon, the Fifth Element, Taken 2, the Arthur Series, Lucy, started in 2000 the Europacorp company as an international and fully integrated film producer. Europacorp renovated the power station to open in 2012 the Cite du Cinema, one of the largest film studios in Europe, including four high quality schools for the film industry..







There are guided tours in French. It is also possible to enter the site on your own.
La Cite du Cinema 20, rue Ampère 93200 Saint-Denis.
Carrefour Pleyel metro station on line 13
Cite du Cinema on Paris map
Cite du Cinema web site
Europacorp web site
Guided tours in French

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Paris Picasso Museum is open   Paris Digest from France   19:12   October 28, 2014

The Paris Picasso Museum underwent a massive renovation between 2009 and 2014. On October 25th 2014, the museum reopened with tripled exhibtion space and public areas. The museum instantly becomes one of the best modern art museums in the world. Another reason to plan a trip to Paris. More information.







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Evelyn Matta   Lynn JAckson from USA   17:54   September 25, 2014

We have visited Place du Tertre several times, and always have purchased drawings from Evelyn Matta. On our last visit, we told her we would be returning December of 2014. She gave us her email address and asked if we would let her know when we were arriving. We, unfortunately, have lost the email, and were hoping someone may know her and help us to contact her. My email is lynnj10.2013@gmail.com.

Thank you.

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