March 24 agenda: Pavillon des Arts et du Design opens in Paris

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Wednesday's highlights comprise a design and art exhibition in Paris, world tuberculosis day, previews for Green Day's 'American Idiot' on Broadway, New York City, among other events.

Pavilion des Arts et du Design
March 24-28
Paris, France

In its 14th edition this year, the pavilion - located in the Tuileries Garden - showcases everything from jewelry to contemporary paintings, African art to sleek furniture, and from decorative arts to lacquerware from the Far East.

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
March 24

The global initiative to eliminate TB by 2015 hits the halfway mark this year and World Health Organization's StopTB campaign announced that this year's theme is innovation. Researchers from around the globe are sharing their stories on their blog to raise public awareness; contributions from Vietnam to Kenya are already being shared. Various organizations are planning day events in India.

Green Day's 'American Idiot' previewing on Broadway
Beginning March 24
New York, USA

Green Day's stage musical American Idiot heads to Broadway in March, beginning with several weeks of previews and followed by an April 20 opening night. Based on Green Day's 2004 album of the same name, the musical features music from both the American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown albums. American Idiot will run at Broadway's St. James Theatre. Tickets are currently available online.