Monday, February 20, 2017

The Arts

Anthony Burgess and his time in Monaco

The Princess Grace Irish Library is hosting a distinguished speaker, Andrew Biswell, on Monday, February 20, who will look at the connections between the writer Anthony Burgess and the Principality. Mr Biswell’s lecture will examine...

Krall in concert at Sporting Monte-Carlo

Diana Krall, the Canadian jazz singer, will be performing in Monaco in October, SBM has announced. The three-time Grammy Award-winner released her latest album - Wallflowers - in February 2015, containing very personal reinterpretations of...

Monaco festival showcased in Munich

The annual Printemps des Arts music festival, which will run from March 17 to April 8, 2017, under the Presidency of HSH The Princess of Hanover, has given a preview of its next edition...

Jane to perform Gainsbourg concert in Monte-Carlo

Jane Birkin will bring her tribute to Serge Gainsbourg to Monaco early this summer, SBM has announced. British-born Birkin and enfant terrible singer-songwriter Gainsbourg became France’s most glamorous and notorious couple of the 1970s....

“Designing Dreams” exhibit ends Sunday

"Designing Dreams, A Celebration of Leon Bakst” at the Villa Sauber ends January 15. Last year marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of this artist, whose name is inextricably linked to the great adventure of...

Curious about Artcurial

“Hermès crocodile handbags need their own passports to travel,” says Gréther. As I pincer salmon sushi into my mouth at Capocaccia, at Impasse de la Fontaine, Gréther recounts a recent Artcurial Monaco auction sale. I...

Ballet adds additional performance

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo will be performing "Le Songe" (The Dream), choreographed by Jean-Christophe Maillot, for one additional night at the National Theatre in Nice. Already booked to perform on Saturday, January 21 at 8...

David Bowie at Monaco’s Carré Doré

A Tribute to David Bowie (#MonacoTributeDavidBowie) continues at the Carré Doré Gallery, at 5 rue Princesse Caroline, until the end of January. Curated by Flavia Cannata, this important exhibition is dedicated entirely to the pop...