There is a great music festival called Les Transmusicales which is great--all kinds of music, everywhere. There is a film festival every year, though I forget what it is called. One of my favorite things was a storytelling festival (festival de contes) called "En Faim de Conte." This was just getting its start when I was there. That year, it was four nights long, with a different storyteller each night. It took place in an old church which had been converted into a theatre. The best of the storytellers was Alain LeGoff, a Breton from the coast. He's a short, stocky guy (a bit like Popeye), with a large, white moustache and a bright smile. He's great! If you are ever in France and see an advertisement for one of this man's shows, go see him.
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