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Your cultural events: where to go out in Sète and the Thau basin

FESTIVAL

Fiest’à Sète: Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita and Richard Bona & Alfredo Rodriguez

The Fiest’à Sète Festival takes over the Théâtre de la Mer Tuesday August 2 at 9 p.m. (doors open at 8 p.m.), with a trip to Cuba and Senegal with Omar Soso & Sekou who constantly entangle the resonances of their respective strings, then Richard Bona & Alfredo Rodriguez, one A gifted melodist and rhythmician and the other, a young pianist with breathtaking expressiveness… Prices €32 and €36, ticket office: fiestasete.com, tourist office 04 99 04 71 71 or festival office on 04 67 74 48 44.

Fiest’à Sète: My Josephine and Morcheeba at the Theater of the Sea

The Fiest’à Sète Festival takes over the Théâtre de la Mer Wednesday August 3 at 9 p.m. (doors open at 8 p.m.) with My Josephine (France) and Morcheeba (UK). The formation My Josephine, a nod to Josephine Baker, sometimes offers jazz, pop, blues or electro where the rhythms of séga and maloya emerge. Morcheeba, the languid and velvety voice of the soulful, jazzy singer and the elegant compositions of a liberated musician… Prices €32 and €36, ticket office: fiestasete.com, tourist office 04 99 04 71 71 or festival office on 04 67 74 48 44.

“Contemporary Visionary Sacred Art of the Peruvian Amazon” Tarbouriech Hall

The Tarbouriech hall of the Théâtre de la Mer, hosts until Friday August 5as part of Fiest’à Sète, the exhibition “Contemporary Visionary Sacred Art of the Peruvian Amazon” (exhibition open to people attending the concert only). A group of natives and shamans reinvests traditional legends…

MUSIC

Concert place Aristide-Briand

The “Le Flore” and “La Bonbonnière” establishments offer Tuesday August 2from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., an end to the day in music with the group “Bleu Ciel”.

Concert with Marta Project

The “Le Victor” establishment at 30, avenue Victor-Hugo, offers Wednesday August 3, from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., a dinner-concert on its terrace with “Abraço Nova”, for a bossa-nova evening, samba and French songs, singing and guitar. Reservations on 04 67 51 18 97.

Patric in concert at Vic-la-Gardiole

Patric (born Patrick Martin in 1947 in Mèze) is a singer-songwriter in the Occitan language. He will give a free concert Wednesday August 3 at 9 p.m., on the town hall square in Vic-la-Gardiole.

“Swing of Gospel” church of La Corniche

The Notre-Dame-Souveraine-du-Monde church on the Corniche offers Thursday August 4 at 9 p.m., a nigga spirituals gospel evening. United by a passion for gospel music, the group testifies and carries a hymn to love to breathe the joy of living… Entry €15, free for children under 13 years old. Ticket office at the tourist office 04 99 04 71 71, Auchan or on site.

OUTDOOR CINEMA

Aqua-cinema in Fonquerne!

Come and watch a movie on the water, sitting in a buoy, in the Laurent-Vidal outdoor pool at the Fonquerne seaside resort. On the program of this Wednesday, August 3 “The big bath”! Doors open at 8:30 p.m., screening at 9 p.m. Reservations on 04 99 04 76 50 or at the counter, single price of €5.10.

EXHIBITIONS

Jean-Jacques François and Michel Richard exhibit Peyre Gallery

The Galerie Peyre at 10, quai Rhin-et-Danube welcomes these two artists all summer long for their exhibition “Psyché”, in August. One is a painter and the other a photographer-graphic designer and their creations rub shoulders in a colorful universe. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Exhibition tribute to Malraux at the Reservoir

The Le Reservoir gallery at 45-46, quai de Bosc presents until august 20t, an exhibition of contemporary art in homage to Malraux and an exhibition of works, drawings, lithographs, paintings, books, letters, manuscripts, typescripts, documents… written by his hand or which belonged to him.

“Last Supper” Chapel of the Quartier-Haut

The Quartier-Haut chapel, rue Borne, hosts until August 28, the exhibition “Mise en Cène”, private collection of Roger Castang. Works by 32 artists to come and contemplate, including André Cervera, Les Pritchards, KRM, Yves Hayat, and many others. Free admission from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed on Tuesdays.

François Boisrond at the Pop Gallery

In addition to the Paul-Valéry museum, the Pop Galerie at 15, quai du Pavois-d’Or hosts, until Sunday August 14, the various drawings of the artist François Boisrond. Visible from Wednesday to Saturday and by appointment at 06 16 45 16 18.

Thau Festival: “Planète Méditerranée” exhibition at the Girard cellar in Mèze

The Chai de Girard, place des Micocouliers in Mèze, welcomes until Thursday August 4, the “Planète Méditerranée” exhibition, photos by Laurent Ballesta, who notably led expeditions with the Andromède Océanologie team. A dive into still virgin spaces, the last refuges of all those pushed back from a coastline under pressure… Free entry from Tuesday to Sunday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Sunday mornings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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