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The city of Lyon is home to many interesting places and events, including a bookstore café devoted to detective novels, a restaurant in a bus, and a production of the opera Carmen in a bowling alley.

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Télé Lyon Métropole - Street art: le yarn bombing, c'est quoi?

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Audrey is a practitioner of yarn bombing, a street art movement originating from the United States. You'll find her art all over the city of Lyon. She crochets colorful pieces that she uses to cover anything that takes her fancy, from bicycle seats to lamp posts and a few statues.

Télé Lyon Métropole - Art: le Musée Paul Dini explore le thème du double

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The "Doubles" exhibition at the Dini Museum in Villefranche-sur-Saône explores the role of the double in art history in all its forms—from mirror effects, to diptychs, to self-portraits—through works spanning from the Renaissance to the present day.

Télé Lyon Métropole - L'opéra Carmen dans un... boulodrome!

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Why not bring the orchestra to the people instead of the people going to the orchestra? That's exactly what the Lyon Villeurbanne Symphony Orchestra did. They brought the opera "Carmen" to the bowling alley in the town of Mornant so that people would not have to travel hundreds of miles to enjoy the show.

Télé Lyon Métropole - Invasion de zombie à Lyon!

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Zombies from many different eras have invaded Lyon! That is, zombie enthusiasts with impressive makeup and costumes have invaded. The ninth-annual Zombie Walk has attracted around a thousand of the undead to roam across the city under the theme "a return to the past."

Télé Lyon Métropole - Lyon: la bande dessinée à l'honneur!

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

If you're a comic book lover, you might want to hop on a plane to Lyon, which has held a huge comic book festival for the past ten years. This year, they're even launching a monthly comics magazine called "The Streets of Lyon."

Télé Lyon Métropole - Un café librairie spécialisé dans le polar

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

"Un Petit Noir" (or "A Small Black," a slang term for a small black coffee) is the bookstore café in Lyon specializing not only in gourmet coffees, but also in detective novels and thrillers. Besides crime fiction and caffeine, the store also serves some great jazz concerts to add to the "noir" ambiance.

Télé Lyon Métropole - Instinct Lyrical

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The members of the Lyon-based group Instinct Lyrical are into “intergenerational” rap—rap they hope will have a message for their neighbors of all ages.

Télé Lyon Métropole - Buridane

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The original lyricism, the striking rhythms, and the fragile melodies of up-and-coming singer-songwriter Buridane have made her career take off. She’s now launching a tour all over France and has been asked to perform at several big music festivals.

Télé Lyon Métropole - Lyon, capitale du fleuret féminin

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Take a look behind the scenes in Lyon as members of the women’s fencing organization “Le Masque de Fer” compete for a spot in the upcoming World Cup. Club leader Corinne Maitrejean is sure to get one.

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