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La Mauvaise Réputation

Paris comes to Darwin with this special opening night for the latest exhibition from the National Gallery of Australia - Impressions of Paris: Lautrec, Degas, Daumier.

Indulge in an evening of French Art and admire the delightful visual creations of renowned French artists, Honoré-Victorin Daumier (1808–1879), Edgar Degas (1834–1917), and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901).

Not only will your eyes be absorbing exquisite French culture, you’ll also be pampered with delicious ear candy as you take in the sounds of French gypsy-swing wizards, La Mauvaise Réputation (The Bad Reputation). La Mauvaise Réputation successfully recall and recreate the beautiful melodies of classic France, with the hot jazz and up-tempo swing of 1930s Paris; you’d be forgiven for forgetting this gifted group were based Australia!

La Mauvaise Réputation combines the special talents of Paul Gillett (vocals/guitar), Salvatore Greco (accordion), Enzo Ruberto (double-bass) with the amazing skill of internationally acclaimed manouche guitarist, Jon Delaney. The ensemble specialises in the timeless songs of Edith Piaf, Charles Trenet, and the unique sounds of Django Reinhardt.

Sight and sound collaborate to unite for this opening soiree at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory - a truly unique, cultural, and magical assault on your senses. Tres bon!

When: Thu 26 Mar | 5pm

Where: MAGNT, Conacher st, Fannie Bay

Cost: Free

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