At the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, a retrospective is dedicated to one of the great pioneers of French industrial design: Roger Tallon – Le design en mouvement. Through his 60-year career, he had a truly new approach to design, rooted in the world of industry but also inspired by the contemporary creation. Among his big successes, the Corail train, the TGV Duplex, the graphics of the Art Press magazine and the the Téléavia P111 portable television. Until January 8th.
The Centre Pompidou highlights one of the masters of modern art with Magritte – La trahison des images. The exhibition offers an unseen interpretation of his creation, with about 100 pieces, famous or not, which show how the painter was interested by philosophy (his painting Ceci n’est pas une pipe is the best example). Until January 23rd.
At the beautiful – and listed! – Salle Gaveau, famous for its incredible acoustics, the musical Oliver Twist revisits Charles Dickens’ masterpiece beautifully. On stage, 15 comedians and 7 musicians will demonstrate their talent by transporting you straight into London’s 19th century where the little boy faces the ordeal and the darkness of life. In French, until February 2017.
After loosing its “Le”, Divellec has just reopened in a new decor with a new menu. After Histoire (1*) and Hexagone (2*), Mathieu Pacaud, Bernard’son (L’Ambroisie), takes over the marine cuisine of this Parisian institution with: poached oyster and watercress and caviar grains zabaione; gilt-head bream and sweets of green apple as well as, for meat lovers, supreme of Bresse poultry with crayfish. For dessert, the pineapple and coconut cake will delight you. Menus at 90 and 50 Euro, or 100 to 200 Euro à la carte. Closed on Sundays. 107 Rue de l’Université, 7th.
Discover Alliance, a new gastronomic bistro in the Latin quarter with the Frenchest Japanese Chef, Toshitaka Omiya. On the menu, his signature dish: potato preserved in duck grease, crumble of onion and shallot, mushrooms, but also duck foie gras, vegetables from Monsieur Rigault, duck consommé; fish from the coast of Noirmoutier, cucumber and mint. As a dessert, enjoy a tart of gariguette strawberries with a timut pepper ice-cream. Super products and excellent service, for 70 to 80 Euro à la carte (lunch menus at 29 and 34 Euro). Closed on week-ends. 5 Rue de Poissy, 5th.