The stage version of the Hollywood classic An American in Paris combines British, French and American artistic traditions and stars Leanne Cope and Robert Fairchild in the roles made famous by Leslie Caron and Gene Kelly. Marie-Noelle Robert /Courtesy of Theatre du Chatelet hide caption

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The Four Seasons George V hotel is seen in Paris. Armed robbers held up a convoy of Saudi diplomatic vehicles that was bound for a Paris airport from the hotel, with about $335,000 in cash. Iam Langsdon/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Police were checking cars throughout Paris on Monday, including near the Arc de Triomphe, as the city tried to cut air pollution by instituting odd-even driving restrictions. Philippe Wojazer /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Parisians and tourists sit at a cafe along the Seine River. The mayor of Paris recently closed down a major highway along the river to open it up for pedestrians. Christophe Morin /Landov hide caption

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French Minister for Women's Rights and Government Spokesperson Najat Vallaud-Belkacem wearing pants. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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