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Free Lecture Series in Aix

The Institute for American Universities has published its list of lectures for the autumn term – some intriguing subjects are being covered.  Read on…lectures fall 19

They are all free and take place at the IAU in centre ville.

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There will be boats of all shapes and sizes in a magnificent parade on Sunday. 2000 are expected to sail from the Chateau d’If along towards MuCEM and then, exceptionally, will enter the Grand Port de Marseille. (more…)

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Here, in posters, are 4 suggestions for the coming weekend – 14-15th September:

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This Sunday in Le Tholonet

La Route Cézanne, the twisty country road that the painter used to take from Aix to paint the Sainte-Victoire, is the only road in France that is listed as a historical monument.  It used to be closed for two afternoons a year for pedestrians and cyclists to enjoy – and it was great fun to cycle along without the fear of traffic — but that won’t happen any more.  Why? (more…)

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A cartoon-based gastro-guide in Aix

An olive-based trail in Marseille’s Panier

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Graeco-Roman Banquets in Marseille’s Jardin des Vestiges

 

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Free Visits to ITER

Event now fully booked

 

ITER – which means ‘the way’ if you are a Latin scholar or International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor if you aren’tis an international nuclear fusion research and engineering project, which is currently building the world’s largest and most advanced experimental tokamak nuclear fusion reactor at Cadarache just north of Pertuis.

Visits will take place on Saturday 21st Sept, during the weekend for the Journées du Patrimoine.  Booking has just opened – details on: https://www.iter.org/fr/jpo

 

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Just a reminder that the public museums are free-entry tomorrow (a chance to see three Cézanne Sainte-Victoires in town together at the Granet before the expo ends 29th September.)

It’s also the monthly book-market in the Place de l’Hotel de Ville, as well as the annual Blessing of the Calissons – see poster and link for details:  http://www.benediction-calisson.com/benediction-24.html

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