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  • Weekly Roundup - Happy Independence Day, Folks!

    Welcome back to another Weekly Roundup, bringing you the best of what's going down on the French Riviera over the coming week.

    Another action-packed week on the Côte d'Azur, and we have some suggestions for you to get the best out of your free time! And wishing all our American friends a very Happy 4th July!

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  • Time to Try a Little Acupuncture for the Planet

    A new exhibition has opened in Monte-Carlo entitled “Acupuncture for the Planet”, featuring the works of Italian artist Fabio Pietrantonio.

    The show, which takes place at the Metropole Shopping Centre, will run until 12 September. Fabio works in several mediums, the wooden sculptures are the focus of the exhibition, he does also have a gorgeous painting in mixed mediums of a fish, plus several cool bronzes reflecting his love for animals.

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  • Summertime is Most Definitely Music Time in Monaco

    Summer is a wonderful time for music lovers in Monaco with the Summer Dream benefit concert and the annual Concerts in the Prince’s Palace.

    First, though, there’s the Orchestra’s final concert of the 2014-15 season at the Rainier III Auditorium, which features music by Brahms - his Piano Concerto No 2 - and Richard Strauss’ tone poem, Ein Heldenleben. The concert features two young French artists - conductor Alain Altinoglu and pianist Adam Laloum.

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  • Drama at the Festival de Théâtre in Avignon! ... And Lots of Fun, too!

    Every July, all the town’s a stage, a big bustling one, when some 9,000 actors congregate in Avignon to celebrate their art.

    Avignon is one of most famous French cities the world over. Kindergarten kids are taught that the thing to do Sur Le Pont d’Avignon is to dance. History buffs have it down as the papal residence following the 1309 schism. And theater lovers have a standing rendezvous with the beautiful Southern town every July.

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  • Dance the Month Away this July on the French Riviera

    Balanchine, Béjart, Robbins and Robert North ... what a fantastic line-up of choreographers in store for us on the French Riviera this July.

    And with performances by Béjart Ballet Lausanne, the Tokyo Ballet and Ballet Nice Méditerranée, what a display of artistry as well! The two programs run concurrently - both opening on 3rd July - so lovers of ballet will need to take a quick hop, skip and a jump across from Nice to Monte-Carlo (or vice-versa) to see both.

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Top Flight International Showjumping in Monaco

Top Flight International Showjumping in Monaco

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