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MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
THROUGH DECEMBER 25,2008

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at Porta 34


F ans of modem and contem-
porary art should not miss the
current exhibit at gallery Por-
ta 34 in Gustavia. Through Decem-
ber 25, the gallery is showing origi-
nal works by Georges BRAQUE,
Fernando BOTERO, and assem-
blage artist ARMAN, and others.
This exhibit of 150 works of art,
also reveals the work of 15 contem-
porary artists who are well-known
or on their way to the top.

This initiative was the idea of
Frangois Chabanian, an intemation-


DELORME, "Eloge"


al art dealer who has two leading mixed media by SPORTES and
galleries, the Bel-Air Fine DELORME, sculptures by
Art Gallery in Geneva (in Philippe HIQUILY and
the same neighborhood as Stephane CIPRE, who incor-
many banks), and porates letters into his metal-
the Galerie des work and notes: a word
Lices, run by his equals a concept.
son Gregory in
Saint Tropez. Both Frangois Chabanian
galleries are dedi- has also introduced
cated to the us to the work of
biggest names in S o p h i e
modern and con- PETITPAS,
temporary art. a French


"Our Swiss and St
Tropez clients
convinced us to
exhibit in Saint
Barth," notes
the art dealer,
who sent a
20-foot con-
tainer to the
island with
the art. Inside HIQUILY,
gallery Porta 34, Original
the exhibit
includes original sculptures and
jewelry by Georges BRAQUE, the
assemblages of artist ARMAN,
who died in 2005 in New York,
drawings by Fernando BOTERO,
and oil paintings by Inis, MOURA-
DIAN, and DAVITAN, as well as


"Marathonienne"
Steel sculpture


artist who
lives in
Miami, and
who uses
the Ameri-
can flag as
a recurring
theme in
her work
and as a
tribute to
America and
its icons.


Braque,
Arman, Botero, Hiquily, Delorme,
Petitpas, Richard, Sportes,
Kracov, Inis, Cipre: GalleryPorta
34, Gustavia. Open everyday
Daily 9:30am-lpm /3:30-7:30pm
Opening reception, Friday
December 5 at 6pm.


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A ll the action of a
battle at sea on
Thursday, Novem-
ber 27: In transit off the
coast of Saint Barthelemy,
at 6:30am, the oil tanker, FS
Salome, transporting a large
cargo of fuel, ran into a con-
tainer ship. The impact
caused a hole in the double
hull of the ship and also
provoked an explosion of a


to verify the efficiency of
the Polmar project, the
French plan for fighting
pollution at sea, as pub-
lished for the entire French
West Indies zone in 2003.
This exercise, held just out-
side the port of Gustavia,
called upon some pretty
heavy artillery: other than
the oil tanker, and the Mai-
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tank. White the 300,000
liters of fuel spread on the
ocean, the crew was battling
the fire.
But there is really nothing
to worry about: this cata-
strophic scenario was not
real. It was conceived as a
marine anti-pollution exer-
cise deployed last Thursday,
for the first time in the
North islands. The goal of
this large-scale exercise was


from Fort-de-France, the
other boats involved
included the SNSM rescue
boats from the stations in
Saint Martin as well as
Saint Barthelemy, and the
Statia Responder, the NuS-
tar Energy boat dedicated
to the fight against marine
pollution from the tanker
terminal in Saint Eustatius.
Two Puma helicopters
from Airforce flew over
from Martinique
and a Dash air-
plane from the
Dutch Coast
S The Statia Respon-
der can recuperate
and stock almost
80,000 gallons of
oil or other liquids
in its tanks.


Guard came from Curacao,
comprising the air-borne
part of the effort. The
Crossag (the coordination
center for rescue at sea in
the Atlantic zone) based in
Martinique coordinated the
sea and air efforts.
The exercise took place in
two different phases dur-
ing which on could watch:
the removal of an injured
person from the oil tanker
to the Capitaine Danet,
Saint Barth's SNSM res-
cue boat; this allowed the
crew to familiarize itself
with a maneuver they had
never done. Also interest-
ing to watch was the land-
ing of the Polmar evalua-
tion team from one of the
helicopters to the deck of
the tanker. And finally, the
deployment of a floating
dam from the Statia
Responder, the only boat
in the surrounding zone
that has this system for the
retention and pumping of
pollution as well as tanks
to stock 80,000 gallons.


2009 Northern Islands
Polmar Project
The exercise held last
Thursday was more than
just a simple exercise of
validation. It was the beta
test for the new anti-pollu-
tion efforts specific to the
Northern Islands that will
be annexed to the overall
French West Indies plan.
This specific project should
be finalized in 2009, and
has some ususual details:
for one thing, it will include
the integration of foreign
resources, while Polmar
generally uses only those
from France. This change
was necessary based on the
distance of La Fougueuse-
based in Martinique-cur-
rently the only French mili-
tary ship with marine anti-
pollution equipment-and
the tugboat, Maito, which
should get updated some-
time in 2009 to include this
equipment on board, has a
handicap in its small size: it
takes it 40 hours to reach
the Northern Islands.


Crews from the SNSM stations in Saint Martin
and Saint Barth took part in the exercise.
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Saint Barth To Benefit
From Abatement
Of Employer Social
Security Charges
Speaking in the Senate on Tuesday
evening, senator Michel Magras was suc-
cessful in having an amendment added to
the finance act for 2009, which would
maintain Saint Barthelemy on the list of
locales where companies doing business in
the overseas territories are exempted by the
French government from paying social
security charges for their employees. Since
2003, Saint Barthelemy has benefitted from
a total abatement of these charges, but Arti-
cle 65 of the finance act for 2009, by
absence of a specific reference to the Col-
lectivity of Saint Barthelemy, would have
excluded the island from this abatement as
of January 1, 2009. The amendment pro-
posed to Article 65 by Michel Magras, and
adopted unanimously, would reintegrate
Saint Barth in the list of collectivities that
benefit from the exemption.


On Saturday, November 29, a
spectacular collision took place to
the northeast of the Forchue
island. Two motorboats, Ocean, a
Santoise with four people aboard,
and Sacha, a 37' cigarette, with
three people aboard, smashed into
each other as night began to fall. It
seems as if the two boats did not
see each other, or if they did it
was too late to avoid the crash.
Three of the four crewmembers
aboard Ocean were injured slight-
ly in the accident, while the ciga-
rette, Sacha, was hit on the rear
starboard side with at least one of
its motors ripped off, and floated
away below the surface of the
water as it began to sink.
The seven men arrived in the Port
of Gustavia around 7:30pm and
those who were injured were tak-
en to the Hospital de Bruyn.


According to our information,
their injuries were not very severe.
The SNSM contacted the Crossag
who in turn asked the gendarmes
to intervene. An inquest will try to
determine the responsibility of
each boat in the accident, which
could have been a lot more seri-
ous.
In spite of an initial dive made the
next day in the area of the acci-
dent, Sacha-which sank a few
minutes after the collision-was
not found. With the strong cur-
rents in this zone at present, the
boat could have drifted away.
Additional dives will be organ-
ized, including one by the nautical
brigade from the gendarmerie, to
try and find the wreck in an
attempt to discover what actually
happened.


Gasoline: 15 centimes less at the pumps!


From 1.37 Euros, the price
for one liter of lead-free gas
has gone down to 1.22
Euros as revealed by Over-
seas Secretary of State Yves
Jego on Monday, December
1. This is a decrease of 15
centimes/liter (and 10 cen-
times per liter for diesel).
This decrease was not just
in Saint Barth: Guadeloupe,
and Martinique also saw
prices go down the same
amount, while in French
Guyana, which was para-
lyzed by demonstrations
and roadblocks for over a
week in protest of high
prices, gas has gone down


by 30 centimes per liter at
the pumps.
If this decrease was happily
accepted, it wasn't at the
level that had been hoped
for or calculated. It is hard
to understand why
Guyana-which is provi-
sioned by the Sara refinery
in Martinique, just like
Saint Barth, Guadeloupe,
and Martinique-would
benefit from a decrease of
30 centimes per liter and the
others just 15 centimes. It is
also difficult to understand
why, when at the beginning
of the year, at a time when
oil was over $95 a barrel,


the price of gas was 1.27
Euros per liter, and when a
barrel of oil was $50, the
price at the pump was at
1.27 Euros, and when the
barrel went below $50, the
pump said 1.37 Euros.
This is why Yves Jego
should be congratulated for
his new initiative: a mission
called "Operation Truth
About The Prices of Fuel in
Overseas France." Accord-
ing to a press release that
Jego's office issued on
Monday, the mission should
get underway this week, "to
delve deeply and find solu-
tions so that the price of fuel


overseas fluctuates at the
same rate with the rest of
France."
It remains to be seen is
Saint Barth is a separate
part of the mission, or if
once again, the Collectivity
is included with the rest of
Guadeloupe. That would
really be a shame, as the
problems of provisioning
and applicable taxes are not
at all equivalent. In addi-
tion, that would be another
example that the autonomy
granted to Saint Barthelemy
is nothing more than words
on a piece of paper.


St Barth Weekly n159


Spectacular Collision Between Two Boats:







TRANSAT CLASSIQUE LAGASSE:

The Second Leg Is Underway


he start of the second
leg of the Transat
Classique Lagasse*
took place on Friday,
November 28. While 18
boats set out from the port of
Agadir in Morocco toward
the finish line at the Port of
Gustavia-where the fleet is
expected to arrive in mid-
December-17 are still in
the race. Corto, a 42' sloop,
was forced to abandon due
to electronics problems.
Kataree, a 1959 yawl that
stopped in Las Palmas to
repair a major fuel leak,
rejoined the race on Wednes-
day morning.
After four days at sea, the
boats were following various
routes across the Atlantic.
With winds blowing at 15 to
20 knots from the East-
Northeast, the fleet fanned
out over a 300-mile area


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Departure of the second leg of the Transat Classique Lagasse


The German crew of Mis-
tral, a 1938 schooner in 12th
place as of December 3, opt-
ed for the most southern
route. Pazienza, a 1956
Bermuda sloop, in 7th place
last Wednesday, also opted
for a southern route, along
with the 11th place Infanta, a
1947 yawl, Telen Ar Vor, a
1964 sloop (6th place) and
Petite Lande, a 1992


schooner (14th place).
Those who took the more
direct-but colder more dif-
ficult-Northern route
include Pen Duick VI (9th
place), the Marconi ketch
built specially for the Whit-
bread, and Faiaoahe, a 2006
reproduction in 4th place.
Also on the direct route is
Stiren, a 1959 yawl, winner
of the first leg of the race
and leader so far on the sec-
ond leg, with Lamnidee, a
1974 ketch, in second place
as of Wednesday. The first
leg of the Transat Classique
Lagasse set sail from
Douarnenez, (a French port
in Brittany) on August 19,
heading toward Agadir,
where the first boats arrived
on August 27.


Yachtsmen and
women, owners and
crews of classic
yachts, have for a
long time hoped for a
great ocean race chal-
lenge. Here it is! "This
classic transatlantic
ocean race, in mythic
waters, will be the
first Transat Classic.
We aim to be an abso-
lute must among the
international ocean
yacht racing events,"
says race organizer
Loic Blanken, who
organize the event.
Organized in partner-
ship with the Lagass6
Group, a Canadian
telecommunications
company, this transat-
lantic race open to all
sailboats christened
before December 31,
1975, but recent sail-
boats built in the tra-
ditional style are also
allowed.


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Julien Greaux: The American Dream Continues


He left Saint Barth in early 2002 with
400 dollars in his pocket. His dream
was to conquer America and settle in
Los Angeles. Today, at the age of 32,
Julien Greaux recently returned to his
native island after an absence of seven
years. Just a quick visit, but he told us
about the evolution of his career as a
fitness model in California.
Julien lives in Los Angeles and finally
has his precious green card as a per-
manent resident of the United States.
With at least 30 magazine covers
under his belt, he is currently one of
the top models in the world of fitness.
Three years ago, he signed a contract
to represent BSN, the world's largest
company for nutritional supplements.
He is also the first Frenchman in histo-
ry to be the "face" of such an Ameri-
can company!
He recently signed a contract with pro-
ducer Dimitri Logothetis to make six
martial arts action films. The first,
entitled "Wings Of The Dragon,"
should start shooting early in 2009.
Julien is the lead actor and will finally
realize the dream that pushed him


Julien Grdaux will be on the cover
of the February issue of Muscle &
Fitness magazine. For Julien, "this
is a dream that hasjust come true.
Ihave been reading this magazine
for 20 years. And today, I am on
the cover" And it's a magazine
that prints several million copies
per month!


toward the United States: to make
films. Julien met the producer via a
cameraman who was looking for mar-
tial arts experts to be extras in some
films. "I gave him my press book. He
gave me a copy of the script. I imme-
diately noted the producer's phone
number and called him," says Julien,
who believes in the adage, "It doesn't
hurt to ask. I had nothing to lose and
he wasn't going to come looking for
me," as his credo. "He had just seen
my photos and wanted to meet me.
We had quite a few meetings and in
the end, he modified the story of the
film and asked me to be the principal
actor. I signed a contract for five
additional productions as well,"
explains Julien, who dreams of noth-
ing more than becoming the new
action hero: "In the 90s there was
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wesley
Snipes, Sylvester Stallone... Today,
the actors from action films have dis-
appeared from the big screen. I would
like to be part of the next wave and
inspire young people, as those actors
did for me." We wish him good luck!


Three National Podiums For Antoine Questel


In a period of three weeks, our local
windsurfing champion Antoine Ques-
tel raced in three national finals in
France (Formula, Funboard, and Long
Distance). While he did not win the
title, he did appear on all three podi-
ums, confirming his place at the high-
est level in his sport.
In the French championship finals for
Formula Windsurfing, which took
place in late October in Bandol in
Southern France, Antoine missed first
place by a hair. After the six legs of the
race, he actually had as many points as
the first place winner, but the champi-
on had won one more race overall.
In the Long Distance competition,
which counts the five best results over
the entire season, Questel came in
third out of 745 participants. A victory
that would have pleased many com-
petitors, but not Antoine, who regrets
not being able to participate in a big
race which would have given him
more points: "I lost the chance to fin-
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ish on the top step of the podium,"
states the champion, who consoles
himself with the fact that thanks to his
intensive training at the National Sail-
ing School in Quiberon, and his high-
performance equipment from Loft
Sails and Mistral, he gained a lot of
speed this season.
Antoine also took third place on the


final podium in the French Funboard
championship. In doing so he met his
goal for the season: to be on the three
national podiums!
Before he returns to Saint Barth later
in December, Antoine expects to go
Tarifa in Portugal, to the sail-maker,
Loft Sails, to test and help with the
development of their new products.
St Barth Weekly n158


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A Book By Jenn


During Saint Barth's Swedish '
week, Jenny Stening revealed lg ip
the book she just published, r | f i
which is dedicated to the
Swedish buildings in Gus- 1 .
tavia. Entitled "Gustavia: A
Historic Architectural Prome- a
nade," the book is now dis-
tributed by the Swedish
Design Center, a local show- E. .
case for Swedish design
located in Saint Jean.
Edited in three languages-
French, Swedish, English-
the book is presented as an
architectural and historic
guide to colonial Gustavia,
focusing on the period from
1785 to 1878 when there ,
Swedish flag few on the
island. "It was during this
period that Gustavia was built
and took on the form it still
has today," notes the author,
who is also an architect and is .
known on the island for the Jenny Stening during a meeting of dedication
Swedish walking tour she to the Swedish Design Center in St ean, last week.
developed in 2004 for the for-
mer municipality and which resulted tion that aims to put the island in dii
in the book. wider perspective and introduce the
The book begins with an introduc- reader to the fascinating town of


"Gustavia,"


For the past nine years,
John and his friends
have come to Saint
Barth for the week of
the Thanksgiving holi-
day, which is celebrated
the fourth Thursday of
November in the U.S.
Two years ago, while
they were walking on the
beach in Grand Fond,
two of these friends
were struck by how
much trash washed up
onto this cove along the
Atlantic shore of Saint
Barth, and they prom-
ised to come back and
clean it up. And they kept
their word. For the second


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year in a row, on the
Thursday of Thanksgiving,
as a means to give thanks


gloves. Carrying large
bags they brought from
home, they set out to
clean up the beach in
Grand Fond, where
they picked up plastic,
Styrofoam, and glass
washed up onto the
rocks. They filled two
bags.
Happy to have partici-
pated in preserving the
beauty of the island,
they met up with their
friends for a Thanks-
'' giving dinner in one of
the villas that the group
for all that life has given rents every year. Hats
them, New Yorkers John off and bravo!
and David put on their


St Barth Weekly n159


y Stening
Gustavia. It contains 120
pages illustrated with plans
and designs from archives in
Sweden and in Saint Barth, as
well as photos that the author
has taken since 1994, the year
That she came to Saint Barth
for the first time, after a
transatlantic sailing trip with
her family.
How did she develop this seri-
ous interest in Gustavia? "This
is one of the rare colonial
cities built by Sweden. As a
Swede and also an architect, I
had to have been interested,"
says Stening, whose architec-
tural thesis in 2001 was on the
former town hall-a building
from the Swedish era in Saint
Barth.

"Gustavia: A Historic Archi-
tectural Promenade", printed
on 150-gram paper with a
matte finish. 45 euros. Books
can be purchased at the
Swedish Design Center or
rectly on line from their website :
www.swedishdesigncentre.com








The Flamboyant Tennis Club


Game, match...
tournament!
Approximately 100 tennis
fans frequent the club. Cer-
tain clients rent the courts
by the hour; others have
membership cards. And
they all say "yes" to the
tournaments in June and
All Saint's Day*, which
combine competition and
activities. The tennis school
offers mini-tennis classes


for kids of four to seven
years old, improvement
classes for kids of seven to
11 years old, and training
for those aged 11 to 15. At
the end of each trimester,
there is a tournament with
snacks and prizes. There is
also a Christmas tree for
the holidays.
Lyne Tariant
*Not held this year due to
renovations


It has been 20 years since
the first balls were hit at
the Flamboyant Tennis
Club. Their two courts are
now covered with synthet-
ic clay, the only ones of
this kind on the island,
and equipped with new
lighting as well as a
recently renovated club-
house...definitely worth
the detour!
"I took over the manage-
ment of the club in 2004,"
says Aurore Batayn. "My


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parents founded this fami-
ly-run club. Last year we
recovered the courts with
synthetic clay."
According to Patrick Sell-
ez, who heads the teaching
staff at the club, "The new
surface is more supple and
professional. It is also eas-
ier on the body." This fall,
in addition to its recent
renovations, the main pri-
ority of the club is to offer
top-quality courts in terms
of lighting and playability.


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ST BARTH WEEKLY
Ph.: 05.90.27.65.19 Fax: 05.90.27.91.60
email: stbarthweekly@wanadoo.fr
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Director & layout : Avigael Haddad
Chief Editor: Pierrette Guiraute,
Translation : Ellen Lampert Greaux,
Photographe : Rosemond Greaux
Impression : Daily Herald


St Barth Weekly n159


The Flamboyant Tennis Club, located in Grand Cul-de-
Sac, is open all year, from 8am-9pm. There is a pro-
shop that sells accessories, a bar and a covered terrace
to quench your thirst while watching the spectacle on
the courts. The courts are available Thursdays and Fri-
days for adults, and Wednesdays and Saturdays for
children. Private classes are available. For information
and reservations: telephone 05 90 27 69 82 or 06 90 85
05 55. Email: tc.flamboyant@wanadoo.fr or at
www.stbarthtennis.com



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Le Regal 05.90.29 85 26


Chez Ginette 05.90.27.66.11
Chez Yvon 05.90.29 86 81
Fellini Ristorante (Hotel Le Manapany) 05.90.27.66.55



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Published by "Le Journal de Saint-Barth" iN.\-17,.C78
Ph.: 05.90.27.65.19 Fax:05.90.27.91.60
e-mail: stbarthweekly@wanadoo.fr www.stbarthweekly.com
Director & layout : Avigael Haddad Chief Editor: Pierrette Guiraute,
Translation : Ellen Lampert Greaux, Photographe: Rosemond Greaux
Impression: Daily Herald


Hostellerie des 3 Forces 05 90 27 61 25


Le Gaiac (H6tel Le Toiny) 05.90.27.88 88


Eden Rock
Hideaway
Kiki e Mo
Le Diamant
Le Jardin
Le Glacier
Le Piment
La Plage
Le Cesar
Nikki Beach
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Mango Bar restaurant (Lunch) 05.90.27.63.63
Ti St-Barth 05.90.27 97 71


Bartolomeo (H6tel Guanahani) 05.90.27 66 60
Indigo (H6tel Guanahani) 05 90 27 66 60
Restaurant des pecheurs (Le Sereno) 05.90.29.83.00
O'Corail 05.90.29.33.27


Les Bananiers 05.90.27.93.48


Chez Rolande 05.90.29 76 78
La Case de l'Ile 05.90.27 61 81
La Langouste 05.90.27.63.61
Taiwana 05.90.27 65 01



Santa Fe 05.90.27.61.04


Maya's


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TIME OUT


Where to go dancing? See an art exhibit?
Listen to live music? Time Out keeps you up to date on local happenings. Let's party


Live Music
I Every Evening
- Lounge mix by Jacques
Dumas, 7:30 pm to 1 am,
Bar't6, hotel Guanahani,
Grand Cul de Sac
I Through December 26
Adam Falcon Quarte,
Alternative Jazz, Soul from
9:00 pm to midnight, Bet'a
Z'ailes, Gustavia

Let's Party
-New suggestions every
nights & Fashion show at le
Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou
- Fashion show & DJ every
lunch and dinner, at la Plage;
St Jean
I Thursday. December 4
- Over Kitch (music 70-80-90)
at The Strand Supper club,
Gustavia
I Friday, December 5
- All you Need is Music with
DJ Yo One Sutter & Sj
Patrise Gero at The Strand
Supper club, Gustavia
- PapaGuyo with his
musicians from 7pm,
Mandala, Gustavia
I Saturday. December 6
Dana Jared from 7pm,
Caviar Island, Gustavia
I Sunday December 7
Lunch with PapaGuyo
at Do Brasil, Gustavia
I Wednesday, December 10
Live music with PapaGuyo
at Isola, Gustavia
I Saturday December 13
Paolo Coelho live at Caviar
Island, Gustavia

Night Club
OD Every night
- The Strand Supper club,
Casa Nikki, Gustavia
-Yacht Club, Gustavia
-Bubbles Club, Gustavia
Hot Spot Caf6, Lurin
A To Wednesday to Sunday
- The Strand Supper club
I Friday, December 5
"All You Need Is Music"
with DJs Sutter & Patrise
Gero at The Strand Supper
club, Casa Nikki, Gustavia


I Saturday, December 6
Saturday Night Fever
The Strand Supper club,
Casa Nikki, Gustavia
) Sunday December 7
DJ Joul from St Barth
The Strand Supper club,
Casa Nikki, Gustavia
) Wednesday. December 10
Tutti Frutti Evening at The
Strand Supper club, Casa
Nikki, Gustavia
I Thursday, December 11
Over Kitsch Music 70-80-90
at The Strand Supper club,
Casa Nikki, Gustavia
I Friday, December 12
My Vision of House Music
DJ Konka from Barcelona 3
hours exclusive DJ Set
at The Strand Supper club,
Casa Nikki, Gustavia
) Saturday. December 13
Saturday Night Fever at
The Strand Supper club,
Casa Nikki, Gustavia

Fashion Show
I Every Tuesday
- 6:30pm: Fashion show by
the pool, from the boutique at
the Isle de France, Flamands
- 9:30 pm, Fashion Show
Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou
I Everyday
-1:30- 2 pm, Case de 'ile,
Isle de France, Flamands
- 1.30pm & 8:30pm, fashion
show featuring Wild Side,
La Plage, St Jean
- Fashion show at le Ti St
Barth, Pointe Milou

Exhibitions
) Exhibition of Tony
Caramanico "Surf Journals"
at Clic Bookstore & Gallery,
Gustavia
) Timothy Holmes sculptures
at Comptoir du Cigare,
Gustavia
I Paintings by Suzanne
MacNally at Les Artisans,
Gustavia
I Sandra's Art Gallery,
Gustavia. Exhibition of
acrylic paintings.
) Leo & Daniel, exceptional
embroiderers whose work is


inspired by Kabuki (tradition-
al Japanese theatre form in
which the actors use elaborate
make-up), including handker-
chiefs (a curious choice for
such meticulous work) and
tablecloths. At To b art
gallery, Gustavia
I Fabien Verschaere, an artist
artiste who created school
kids' blackboards with bright
colors using the childish and
innocent choice of an object
while the subjects painted are
malevolent creatures with
sexual or satanic connota-
tions. At To b art gallery,
Gustavia
I Jeanne Susplugas, who uses
macro-photography to
deform her subjects in a non-
realistic, almost abstract man-
ner; in this case photos of
superhero toys. At To b art
gallery, Gustavia
I Alain le Chatelier,


Modern and contemporary
art: Braque, Arman,
Botero, Hiquily, Delorme,
Petitpas, Richard, Sportes,
Kracov, Inis, Cipre
at Porta 34, Gustavia
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Les Artisans, Gustavia
I Rose Murray at Comptoir
du Cigare, Gustavia
) Dave Stevenson
Jewelry & sculpture
les Artisans, Gustavia
) Art Galleries
-To-b.art galerie
-Sandra's Art Gallery
-Pipiri Boutique, art gallery
-Spindler, art Gallery


H6TEL BAlE DE S ANjE
Michel and his staff are
happy to welcome you to their
pool-side restaurant for lunch & dinner.
Lobsters Fresh From The Tank
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Organic product coming
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Parties, events and
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wines
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A Wine shop In Grand Fond
A Large selection offine &
Rare Wines..
Order online before your arriving
A Free Drop off service
of your wines to your villa oryach
Private tasting parties
arranged in the privacy of
your villa or aboard your yacht.
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U Local Weather


Saturday
Clear
High: 80 F / 27 C.
Wind ENE 13mph / 21km/h
Night: Clear
Low: 77 F. /25 C.
Wind ENE 17mph / 28 km/h

Sunday *9
Scattered Clouds
High: 80 F. /27 C
Wind ENE 15 mph. / 25 km/h.
Night: Scattered Clouds
Low: 77 F. /25 C.
Wind ENE 22mph / 36km/h


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High: 80 F. /27 C
Wind ENE 22mph / 36km/h
Night: Scattered Clouds
Low: 770 F. / 25 C.
Wind ENE 22mph / 36km/h

Tuesday
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High: 78 F. / 26 C -.
Wind ENE 17mph /28 km/h
Night: Scattered Clouds
Low: 750 F. /240 C.
Wind ENE 17mph /28 km/h


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1 Classified ads


Land
For sale, a land with dra-
matic view situated in
Deve with a building per-
mit for a 2 bedroom villa
with pool. Contact St.
Barth Property/ Sothebyis
International Realty : 0590
29 75 05

Land for sale: 1000 sq
meters in Saline, ocean
view, building permit. Tel:
(590) 690 71 15 75 or
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Real Estate
For sale, a 2 bedroom
apartment situated in
Gustavia and totally refur-
bished with high quality
materials. Splendid view
on the harbor. Contact St.
Barth Property/Sothebyis
International Realty : 0590
29 75 05


For sale, luxurious 3
bedroom villa, to be
constructed, situated in the
hillside of St Jean with a
wonderful view on the
bay. VEFA sale scheduled
to be completed late first
or early second quarter of
2009 with all furnishings.
Contact St. Barth
Property/Sothebyis
International Realty : 0590
29 75 05

Services
Enhance your knowledge
of French while enjoying
your stay in Saint-Barth.
Lyne, a French biographer
and journalist, will help
you master French.
Contact Lyne at 05 90 29
38 11 or 06 90 53 17 23.


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Shipping rescue
Gendarmerie
PAF / airport & port police
Hospital
Fire dept.
Doctor on duty
Pharmacy Aeropor


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Taxis Gustavia
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Town Hall
EDF (electricity company offi
Marine Reserve
Catholic church Sunday 8:30a
1 ,, church Sunday 9am.
TF . church Gustavia


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