Richelieu-Louvois Library

The Richelieu-Louvois Library is one of four Paris locations of the National Library of France, which in French is called the Bibliothèque nationale de France, abbreviated BnF. The other three Paris sites of the BnF are: The François Mitterrand Library (13th arrondissement) The Arsenal Library (4th arrondissement) The Library-Museum of the Read More …

Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier

Since the name of this theater means ‘Theatre of the Old Pigeon-House’, I used to think the theater building was just that, an old pigeon-house (dovecote) that somebody decided to re-purpose after a sharp decline in the demand for pigeon meat. Considering the size of the theatre, I thought it Read More …