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Paris Concert Hall Unveils New Facade 1 Year After Attacks

The Bataclan will reopen on Nov. 16 with a performance by British singer Pete Doherty

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    Big red letters read Bataclan on the main entrance of the renovated facade of the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. The Bataclan concert hall has unveiled its new facade almost one year after being one of the targets of the deadly attacks that killed 130 people in November in Paris. The Bataclan will reopen on Nov. 16 with a performance of British singer Pete Doherty.

    The Bataclan concert hall has unveiled its new facade almost a year after being one of the targets of the deadly attacks that killed 130 people in Paris.

    After months of renovation work, the name of the concert hall, in large, red letters, is back on top of the main entrance. The Bataclan will reopen on Nov. 16 with a performance by British singer Pete Doherty.

    The Paris mayor's office said commemoration ceremonies will take place on each site of the attacks Nov. 13 —the anniversary date— in the presence of victims' families.

    Three Islamic extremists stormed into the Bataclan during a performance by the American group Eagles of Death Metal, turning the place into a bloodbath, while other attackers were targeting cafes, restaurants and a stadium.