W&C: PARIS MÉCONNU: COUR DE ROHAN ET PASSAGE DU COMMERCE(Sept 2019-Renee)

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W&C: PARIS MÉCONNU: COUR DE ROHAN ET PASSAGE DU COMMERCE(Sept 2019-Renee)

 PARIS MÉCONNU: COUR DE ROHAN ET PASSAGE DU COMMERCE


Please REGISTER AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE by calling The French Class at (415) 362-3666

Presented in French by Renée Morel
Best for Levels 6 to 8
$25

The same conference is offered three times at The French Class:

Tuesday, September 17th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 19th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 21st from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Take a walk around the Cour de Rohan, where controversial painter Balthus (1908-2001) lived, as did composer Camille Saint-Saens, and where scenes of the musical-romance film “Gigi” were shot. Then stroll along the historical Cour du Commerce Saint-André where parts of King Philippe Auguste’s medieval fortifications can still be seen. Marat published his paper, “L’Ami du people,” in this picturesque cobbled passage. Danton lived there prior to his arrest. Carpenter Tobias Schmidt built the first guillotine there and tested it on animals before it was used by Revolutionaries. This place was also home to a couple of “cabinets de lecture” or private libraries and of course to the fabled Café Procope, the oldest café in the city (it still is!).

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