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  • Paris Plages 2020 Includes Covid Testing
    Paris Plages is carrying on its tradition in 2020 with sun and fun in this “Eté particulier”. Circumstances make this a special summer with daily activities under sanitary conditions. Even Covid testing is included in the activities until August 30. Weekends at the Paris Plages (beach) are very busy. However, visit on a Wednesday and the atmosphere is much calmer. You can even find open deckchairs and parasols! The only line is at for Covid testing between 2 and 6 pm. the average wait time is 30 minutes to 2 hours for two different tests: do you have the antibodies and have you had Covid. Paris Plages is open daily 10 am to 6:30 pm. Click on the title to see the who story.

“If you are lucky enough
to have lived in Paris as a young man,
then wherever you go for the rest of your life
it stays with you,
for Paris is a moveable feast.”

– Ernest Hemingway

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  • Stroll at La Place Saint-Germain des Près
    Want to travel or go outside but cannot? Visit parts of Paris with Colleen’s Paris. Take a bus ride and a stroll (flânerie) with Colleen’s Paris on a 2-minute visit to La Place Saint-Germain des Près, Les Deux Magots and the Gothic Saint-Germain des Près with the oldest bell tower in Paris
  • Charlotte Perriand, Architect/Designer/Artist at FLV
    Are you interested or curious about the synthesis of architecture, art and design? Two noted artist/architects who fit that description are Charlotte Perriand and Frank Gehry.  Charlotte Perriand “imagined an ‘art of living’ that broke the codes of the time.” The Charlotte Perriand exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton may be closing February 24, 2020 but you have time to download the audio guide! This exhibition and audio guide have a “use-by date” and will not be available once the next exhibit opens April 1. Listen to the stories of her career in interviews and exhibit descriptions. You will find them fascinating. Charlotte Perriand was a member of the Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret studio. 

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