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September 17th Newsletter
Jambalaya on the Bayou (1)
It's European Mobility Week and Ladies in Mobility (LIM) is marking the event this weekend with a two-day challenge for kids. This year's theme is Choose, Change, Combine, and organizers aim to encourage everyone to consider all modes of transport that can be intelligently used when setting off on a journey.
The rentree is the start of the school year and the time when cultural organizations begin a new season of events. Mediatheque de Monaco has a full program that started this week with an introductory meeting for its members-only photography course. On Friday there's an open day at the music library, then a series of literary discussions, film screenings and live and recorded concerts take us through to December.
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2015-16 season tunes up on Sunday with a performance of Rossini's Stabat Mater. It's conductor Gianluigi Gelmetti's last season with the OPMC, after which he hands the baton to Kazuki Yamada.
Finally, this weekend the Italian market returns to Beausoleil, featuring Italian wine and food, and of course truffles.
What's in the diary ....
Thursday: Lunch & after-work networking.
Friday: Bankruptcy in Ireland.
Saturday: Steve Hackett.
Coming up next week, lunch with the Argentine Ambassador, Comedy Club, and Monaco Yacht Show.
For lots more suggestions, visit maBoum's 7 day listing and enjoy your weekend.
(1) This week's quote is the title of a song written by American country singer Hank Williams Snr, born this day 1923.