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What's on in Monaco 5-11 Jul 2018

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July 5th Newsletter

Les Enfants Terribles. (1)

What's new

Ancient Egyptian gold is the subject of this year's Grimaldi Forum summer exhibition, which opens to the public on Saturday. The Cairo Museum has loaned more than 150 items to Monaco, dating from around 2700 BC to 1000 BC. There are funeral masks, sarcophagi and jewellery, displaying the Egyptian royals' love of precious metal and the skill of the smiths who transformed it. In addition, the exhibition hopes to get visitors thinking about how such wealth was used and distributed, and addresses the plundering of artefacts that emptied many of the tombs in the Valley of the Kings.

Back to present-day Monaco, and Hotel Metropole's Odyssey is featuring Catalan cuisine designed by Carme Ruscalleda, the only female chef with seven Michelin stars. If you weren't lucky enough to get a taste at last week's CREM anniversary party, you can visit the poolside restaurant Tue-Sat from 18:30.
And finally, Jimmy'z has moved over to summer opening times, from 23:30 every night until 2 September. The club is also introducing a new afternoon concept called SUN Days, from 15:00 to 19:00 by the lagoon. On Sundays of course.

What's in the diary ....

Thursday: Networking with Monaco yachties.
Friday: Transglobal Underground.
Saturday: The Original Gypsies fight AIDS.
Sunday: Organ music.

Coming up next week, The Incredibles 2French business networking and Brazilian jazz.
For lots more suggestions, visit maBoum's 7 day listing and enjoy your weekend.
(1) This week's quote is the title of a novel by French writer Jean Cocteau, born this day 1889. 

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