Contents Index – 2004 Issues

Issue 9.52 – 20/27. Dec
  • Café Life – Shut the Door After You
  • Café Metropole – Banana Plate
  • Is Paris Shopping? – Non–Stop Until Friday
  • Update Club: for 30. Dec. – the 'Packed Café' meeting Report
  • Update Club: for 23. Dec. – the '48 Hours to Christmas' meeting Report
  • Scène – Psychedelic Is Back!
  • Scène Noël – The Fête of the Year
  • Scène Fête & Gala – 2004's Eves
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'On the Way'
Issue 9.51 – 13. Dec
  • Café Metropole – Hairy Marmalade
  • Update Club: for 16. Dec. – the "Smello–Paris" meeting Report
  • Scène – Psychedelic Is Back!
  • Scène Noël – The Fête of the Year
  • Scène Fête & Gala – 2004's Eves
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Next year I'm getting a red SUV!"
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Issue 9.49/50 – 29. Nov/6. Dec
  • Café Metropole – Fumbling Around
  • Emails – A Member's Question Brings 'Answers of the Week'
  • Update Club: for 9. Dec. – the 'We Get Blitzed' meeting Report
  • Scène – Psychedelic Is Back!
  • The Week's Paris Posters I
  • Café Metropole – Happy Birthday, Jacques!
  • 'Au Bistro' – Sarkomania On Show
  • Update Club: for 2. Dec. – the 'The Fab Seven' meeting Report
  • 3 Scène columns – all repeats, again
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "You Promise!"
Issue 9.48 – 22. Nov.
  • Café Metropole – What Did He Get for Those Big Bucks?
  • Save the Cinquecento! – To Hell in a Teapot
  • Update Club: for 25. Nov. – the 'Our 'Men In Black' meeting Report
  • 3 Scène columns – all repeats
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "You do Paris Plage?"
Issue 9.46/47 – 8/15. Nov.
  • Café Metropole – Bees In the Opéra – Ditto Weather Forecast
  • Café Metropole – No Mucho Ado – Headline Even Worse
  • Update Club: for 18. Nov. – the 'Beaujolais Nouveau Day' meeting Report
  • Update Club: for 11. Nov. – the 'Sorrow for Geese' meeting Report
  • Scène – More Who Napoléon? – More Than Photos Too
  • Photo Scène – Month of the Photo – Berlin – Paris – Vienna
  • Scène Noël – Sneak Preview – Noël, New Years 2004
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III & IV
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Salut victory 2008"
Issue 9.45 – 1. Nov.
  • Café Metropole – By a Whisker – The Issue that Almost Wasn't
  • Like Old Times – A Real Cure for Jet–Lag
  • Update Club: for 4. Nov. – the 'First Annual 'Day After' Meeting' Report
  • Repeats of the 2 Scène columns
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Change plonk into wine'
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Issue 9.43/44 – 18/25. Oct.
  • Café Life – Free Beef Sunday – Pink TV Arrives at Long Last
  • 'Au Bistro' – Speak You Globish? – Church Kicks Halloween
  • Café Metropole – Batten the Hatches, More Speed, Speed
  • 'Au Bistro' – 'What About Us?'
  • October Rendez–Vous
  • Update Club: for 28. Oct. – the 'What's In a Civet?' Report
  • Update Club: for 21. Oct. – the 'Big Noise is 'City of the Week'' Report
  • Repeats of the 2 Scène columns
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Protest high gas prices!"
Issue 9.41/42 – 4/11. Oct.
  • Café Life – For the Love of Speed – Two Storms In One Teapot
  • Café Metropole – No Smoking Paris, Sooner than Never
  • 'Au Bistro' – Perrier Flat, Holdup of the Week
  • A Million Cafés – Nuit Blanche 2004
  • Update Club: for 14. Oct. – the '5th Year Ends, Club's 6th Year Begins!' Report
  • Update Club: for 7. Oct. – the 'Extra– terrestrial Intelligence!' Report
  • Scène – Napoléon Who? – Hero of the Fall Season
  • Photo Scène – Photographed Photography – Mois de la Photo 2004
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Nuit Blanche is not a fête!"
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Issue 9.39/40 – 2O/27. Sept.
  • Café Metropole – Villa Seurat, Motards En Colère
  • 'Au Bistro' – Techno Boom, Fast What?
  • Perfume Dispenser – Paris Auto Salon
  • Update Club: for 30. Sept. – the "Who Had Tea?" Report
  • Update Club: for 23. Sept. – 'A Half–dozen Gadgets' Report
  • Scène – More Fall Program – Repeated
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "I'm getting a motorcycle!"
Issue 9.38 – 13. Sept.
  • Café Metropole – Dinner at Eight for Eight
  • A Little Stroll – On the Boulevard Saint–Michel
  • A Place With Headroom – the Place de la Concorde
  • Jacques Melac's Grape Harvest – All Welcome At Street Picnic
  • Down and Out In Paris – Orwell's Fact or Fiction?
  • School Reunion – Complete With Falling Chestnuts
  • Update Club: for 16. Sept. – the 'Fighting Elephants' Report
  • Scène – More Fall Program – Repeated
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Ride the Métro!"

Issue 9.36/37 – 30. Aug/6. Sept.
  • Café Metropole – Fine Weather Keeps On
  • 'Au Bistro' – Three More Years, of Sarkomania?
  • Scène – More Fall Program – Whew!
  • Update Club: for 9. Sept. – the 'Bongo 253' Report
  • Café Metropole – Libération! – The Paris Version
  • 'Au Bistro' – Season Wrapup – Endless Boring TV Again
  • Update Club: for 2. Sept. – the "It Is What It Is" Report
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "There's no way forward!"
Issue 9.35 – 23. Aug.
  • Café Metropole – Summer Movies – "Toi Tarzan!"
  • 'Au Bistro' – Back To the Country – And Stay There!
  • Update Club: for 26. August – the 'Bring Your Own Bottle' Report
  • Links to Three Scène columns
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Stop sulking!"
Issue 9.33/34 – 9/16. Aug.
  • Café Metropole – Work In August? Only Good Intentions
  • Café Metropole – Spiderman's Summer – Double Weather for Nothing
  • 'Au Bistro' – Nights In August, Smoke In Delambre
  • Update Club: for 19. August – the 'Tchaikovsky Rolled Over' Report
  • Update Club: for 12. August – the 'Maybe Next Year' Report
  • Fall Scène – Autumn Events – Many Photographers Coming Up
  • Scène – Art & Stuff – Lit & History
  • Scène Eté – Libération 1944 – 4 More Days of Paris Plage
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Go back if you want to."
Issue 9.31/32 – 26. July/2. Aug.
  • Café Metropole – Summer Weather – Temperature. At Last!
  • Café Metropole – Dead of Summer – And Minor Rumors
  • Being Outside – Better than Camping
  • Update Club: for 5. August – the "She Had Shoes On" Report
  • Update Club: for 29. July – the "You Gotta Be Crazy!" Report
  • Scène – Art & Stuff – Lit & History
  • Scène Eté – Libération 1944 – 18 More Days of Paris Plage
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Yellow Shirt of the Week'
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Issue 9.30 – 19. July
  • Café Metropole – Bastille, Again, Like Clockwork
  • 'Au Bistro' – Sarkodrama!
  • Emails – Xmas In July, Alone with 23 Cézannes
  • Update Club: for 22. July – the 'Snook of the Week' Report
  • Repeats Scène & Scène Eté
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Out you go, Bozo!"
Issue 9.29 – 12. July
  • Café Metropole – 'I Am Not a Duck'
  • Fête 'Au Bistro' – Celebrate 215 Years of Révolution
  • Update Club: for 15. July – the 'Only On Thursday' Report
  • Repeats Scène & Scène Eté
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Good enough!"
Issue 9.28 – 5. July
  • Café Metropole – the Washing of Montmartre
  • 'Au Bistro' – Then I Left Early, Rock Turns 50
  • Paris Life No 47 by Laurel Avery – In a Dead Faint
  • Update Club: for 8. July – the 'Talk of the Tour' Report
  • Repeats Scène & Scène Eté
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "It's the same!"
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Issue 9.26/27 – 21/28. June
  • Café Life – The Gay Parade, Cheap In Paris
  • Café Metropole – Summer Begin Bungled
  • 'Au Bistro' – EuroFoot In the Mouth
  • Update Club: for 1. July – 'The Plain Truth' Report
  • Update Club: for 24. June – the 'Open–Pit of the Week' Report
  • Scène – Paris Stays Open
  • Scène Eté – Plage and Pools – Révolution and Libération
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Kazoo Time'
Issue 9.25 – 14. June
  • Café Metropole – Let There Be Light – Unknown Time Slot
  • 'Au Bistro' – Euro Unmuddle – Polling Station 14–55
  • Update Club: for 17. June – the 'Past Kodachrome' Report
  • Repeat Scène – Ready for Summer – Any of 220 Events
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Any One of These?'
Issue 9.24 – 7. June
  • Café Metropole – D–Day In Paris – Red Carpets and the Marseillaise
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Longest Weekend – Marriage in Bègles
  • Update Club: for 10. June – the 'Coincidence of the Week' Report
  • Repeat Scène – Ready for Summer – Any of 220 Events
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "No Saint–Cola!"
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Issue 9.22/23 – 17/24. May
  • Café Metropole II – Good Morning Paris – Unknown Heros
  • Café Metropole – Unseasonable Waterbombing – Irresponsible Wanderlust
  • 'Au Bistro' – Collapse At Roissy – Moore Film Takes Cannes' Top Award
  • Paris Life No 46 by Laurel Avery – Jumping Through Hoops
  • Update Club: for 3. June – the 'Orange 'City of the Week' and D–Day II & Bis' Report
  • Update Club: for 27. May – the 'Province of the Week?' Report
  • Scène – Ready for Summer – Any of 220 Events
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Let's Boule!"
Issue 9.21 – 17. May
  • 'Au Bistro' NEWS FLASH – Terminal Collapse at Roissy, Cannes Win for 'Fahrenheit 9/11'
  • Café Metropole – May Bursts Out, Freaks, Montparnos, Sunlight
  • 'Au Bistro' – Difficult Partners,' a New Campus in Town
  • Update Club: for 20. May – the 'Geopolitical Meeting' Report
  • Here's the Winner! – of the Bumper–Sticker Slogan Contest
  • Repeat Scène – Par Amour de l'Art, and Thread Trips
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'You Call this a Caption?'
Issue 9.20 – 10. May
  • Café Metropole – Below Par, Good Bread News
  • 'Au Bistro' – Sarko Says, Consummez!
  • Update Club: for 13. May – the 'Big Moment of the Year' Bungled' Report
  • And Now for the Winners! – of the Bumper–Sticker Slogan Contest
  • Repeat Scène – Par Amour de l'Art, and Thread Trips
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Baguette News from the Inventors Corner'
Issue 9.19 – 3. May
  • Café Metropole – The Kazoo Race – Too Big To Understand
  • May Day 2004 – Four Parades Instead of One
  • Update Club: for 6. May – the "That's Only a Truck–stop!" Report
  • And Now for the Winners! – of the Bumper–Sticker Slogan Contest
  • Repeat Scène – Par Amour de l'Art, and Thread Trips
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Air, Spring Air!'

Issue 9.18 – 26. April
  • Café Metropole – Café Life In 117 Words
  • Update Club: for 29. April – the 'Frenzied Voting Picks Winners!' Report
  • '145 France–Is–Good Slogans – for the Bumper–Sticker Slogan Contest
  • Scène – Par Amour de l'Art, and Thread Trips
  • New 'Tours' Pages – from Metropole in 1996 and 2003
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'The Ponts de Mai are Coming'
Issue 9.16/17 – 12/19. April
  • Café Life – A Fixer–Upper Week – Metropole's 'Tours' Lists
  • Update Club: for 22. April – the 'Hoboken of Germany' Is True 'First' Report
  • 'Balloons Away!' Grand Prize – for the Bumper–Sticker Slogan Contest
  • New 'Tours' Pages – from Metropole in 1996 and 2003
  • The Latest Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's 2nd Weekly Cartoon – "April Showers – What's Not to Like?"
  • Café Metropole – Easter Sparkles, Drizzle Becomes Cloudless
  • Easter In Paris – "I'm Wearing this Coat to Brussels!"
  • Email – 'Paris Is a Jungle' – from Linda Thalman
  • Update Club: for 15. April – the 'Members 'On Location' Report
  • Repeat Scène – Dante et Virgile aux Enfers – with Francis Bacon, Elsa Schiaparelli
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Art Déco Toilet Seat'
Issue 9.15 – 5. April
  • Café Metropole – Metre–reader Readiness, 'Fluff' Turns Into Drizzle
  • 'Au Bistro' – in Two Words, 'RÉVOILA! and RISQUÉ'
  • Paris Life No 45 by Laurel Avery – Change for the Better
  • Still Time to Send In Your Entries for the Bumper–Sticker Slogan Contest
  • Update Club: for 8. April – the 'Members 'On Location' Report
  • Repeat Scène – Dante et Virgile aux Enfers – with Francis Bacon, Elsa Schiaparelli
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Fête de l'Arbre'
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Issue 9.14 – 29. March
  • Café Metropole – A 'Yankee Swap,' Weather Follows Fluff
  • 'Au Bistro' – Reds Stomp Cons – "It's a Nightmare!"
  • Paris Life No 44 by Laurel Avery – Well–adjusted Children
  • Send Entries Now – for the Bumper–Sticker Slogan Contest
  • Update Club: for 1. April – the 'Unpredictable Indianapolis is 'City of the Week' Report
  • Scène – Dante et Virgile aux Enfers – with Francis Bacon, Elsa Schiaparelli
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "It's a Nice Day"
Issue 9.13 – 22. March
  • Café Metropole – A Household Hint, Fluff Follows Weather
  • Café Metropole Cont. – 2nd Major 'Repair of the Week'
  • Paris Life No 43 by Laurel Avery – Mystery–lover's Dream City
  • From Trickle To Tsunami? – The Bumper–Sticker Slogan Contest
  • Update Club: for 25. March – the 'Portland, Oregon Ties' Report
  • Scène – With with Joan Mirò, Picasso & Ingres
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Kazoo for Quartets'
Issue 9.12 – 15. March
  • Café Metropole – Is Spring Coming Early?
  • Old Iron and Hams – On the Ile de Chatou
  • Paris Life No 42 by Laurel Avery – Worlds of Transit
  • Contest – Search for France–Is–Not–Silly Slogan
  • Update Club: for 18. March – the "Hi Mac!" Report
  • Scène – With with Joan Mirò, Picasso & Ingres
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Can't get on the bus? Go online!"
Issue 9.10/11 – 1/8. March
  • Café Life – Kazoo Times Off
  • Café Metropole – A High Old Time
  • Good Foodland – 'France Farms Corp' Struts Its Stuff
  • Scène – With with Joan Mirò, Picasso, Ingres
  • Paris Life No 41 by Laurel Avery – A Passion for Literature
  • Paris Life No 40 by Laurel Avery – On the Road
  • Update Club: for 11. March – the "Oh No, It's Raining!" Report
  • Update Club: for 4. March – the 'Dogs On the Rails' Report
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Looking Good... To Eat!"
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Issue 9.09 – 23. February
  • Café Metropole – Only Eight Once
  • 'Au Bistro' – Le Pen Taps Out – Fly the Friendly Skies of the TGV
  • Paris Life No 39 by Laurel Avery – Getting Away from It All
  • Update Club: for 26. February – the "Café or Computer Mogul?" Report
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Five fingers and three fingers makes..."
Issue 9.08 – 16. February
  • Café Metropole – Saturday Night On the Champs
  • 'Au Bistro' in 9 words – Air Controllers Strike at Orly, Then Maybe at CDG
  • A Lot of Clean Metal – Rétromobile, 2004
  • A Four–Star Test – the Hôtel Chambiges Elysées
  • Paris Life No 38 by Laurel Avery – Stop the Sushi!
  • Update Club: for 19. February – the 'Real Conversations Lost In Translation' Report
  • Repeat – Scène – Still No Duck Soup and No Nuts
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "First Africa, then Bagnolet!"
Issue 9.07 – 9. February
  • Café Metropole – "Too Easy To Quit"
  • 'Au Bistro' in 5 words – Drugstore Reopens On Champs–Elysées
  • 'Way Out West' – a Fine Matinée That Was
  • A Window of the Past – Martin Vaughn–James Exhibition
  • Paris Life No 37 by Laurel Avery – A Good Bowl of Matzo Ball Soup
  • Update Club: for 12. February – the 'China Lake Gets On the Map' Report
  • Repeat – Scène – No Duck Soup and No Nuts
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "No White Hat?"
Issue 9.06 – 2. February
  • Café Metropole – The Curse of the Wild Pig
  • 'Au Bistro' in 5 words – Juppé Decides Not to Quit
  • Paris Life No 36 by Laurel Avery – To Be a Kid for a Day
  • Update Club: for 5. February – the Poison Blow–fish 'Food of the Week' Report
  • Scène – No Duck Soup and No Nuts
  • The Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Bad Luck Week'
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Issue 9.05 – 26. January
  • Café Metropole – Chinese Red Towers
  • Too Many Parisians Turnout for New Year Parade
  • Paris Life No 35 by Laurel Avery – Impressions of Marmottan
  • Update Club: for 29. January – the 'Sunglasses of the Week' Report
  • Repeat – Scène – L'Année de la Chine
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Where's Beagle?'
Issue 9.03/O4 – 12/19. January
  • Café Life – A Red New Year for the Champs–Elysées
  • Café Metropole – Triumphant Return of the Countdowns
  • Sunday at the Fleas with Moules–Frites
  • Paris Life No 34 by Laurel Avery – A Nice Mix of Art, History and Sex
  • Paris Life No 33 by Laurel Avery – My Love Affair With Paris
  • Update Club: for 22. January – the 'Find of the Week' Report
  • Update Club: for 15. January – the 'Wisconsin–sized Dinner Plates' Report
  • Repeat – Scène – L'Année de la Chine
  • The Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Not from the 'Soldes d'Hiver!'"
Issue 9.02 – 5. Jan 2004
  • Café Metropole – At the Stroke of Midnight
  • Paris Life No 32 by Laurel Avery – Bag That Dog!
  • Update Club: for 8. Jan 04 – the 'Wisconsin–sized Dinner Plates' Report
  • Scène – L'Année de la Chine
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Cold in the café? Jamais!"
Issue 9.01 – 29. Dec 2003
  • Café Metropole – Final Late Final
  • Nothing Was Stirring – on Christmas Eve
  • After 32 Years – the Tourist Office Moves
  • Film vs Digital – Ikky Chewing Gum
  • Paris Life No 31 by Laurel Avery – Etiquette Be Damned
  • Update Club: for 1. Jan 04 – the "I Took the Tree Down Today" Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Christmas Eve Found'

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