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Celebrating the Seven Arts

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The cultural calendar in Europe this fall and winter is crowded with blockbuster shows and fascinating, if under-the-radar ones. The Set Hotels, which consists of Café Royal in London, the Conservatorium in Amsterdam, and, coming soon, the Lutetia in Paris, believes that the culture and arts scenes of their locations is part of what makes them compelling destinations. Here is a look at some of the must-see cultural events, one for each of the seven arts, in the months ahead.
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Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK
While some of the leading figures of pop art, like Andy Warhol in the United States and Richard Hamilton in Britain, may be household names, the movement was much broader than is often realized. In the 1960s and 70s, painters and graphic designers...
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Richard Jones, author of Dickensian London, brings the city in Charles Dickens’ time to life on his walking tours that include places associated with the life of the writer, and his characters. (His tours go beyond just Dickens himself, however....
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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 47, 1012 EJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
This winter, Amsterdam’s oldest building, the Oude Kerk, will host an exhibition by one of the country’s most interesting young artists, Germaine Kruip. Primarily a sculptor, her works are typically subtle modernist interventions, playing with...
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10 Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris, France
You don't need to understand French to understand opera and, anyway, these days most of the performances at the Opera Garnier are dance. Everything from the contemporary Jerome Robbins to the classic Nureyev, the sublime Pina Bausch to the...
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The EFG London Jazz Festival at the end of November has grown in its 23 years to become the city’s biggest music festival, with over 2,000 artists—both world-class and emerging—performing at 50 different venues. The 10-day festival is known for...
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IJpromenade 1, 1031 KT Amsterdam, Netherlands
Going to Amsterdam's film institute and museum, called the Eye, is fun for the journey alone: from the Central Station, you take an extremely short ferry ride (it's free) to Amsterdam-Noord. The museum is the swooping white building just to the...