Le Cadoret

Brother-Sister Act

By Heidi Ellison

In Paris, you never know where you’ll find a good restaurant. Busy streets and boulevards are often lined with mediocre ones, while a little treasure might be hidden away on a quiet backstreet. That was the case for Le Cadoret in … Read More

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Two days after the fire, Notre Dame looks much as it always has from a distance, except for the missing spire. Silver-helmeted firemen can be seen on the roof of the tower on the right. © Paris Update

What's Happening in Paris This Week

For full details about an event, click on the title to visit the official Web site (in English when available).

Through April 19

Return to Carnaval: Rituals, Roots, Rebels

An exhibition of photographer Jason Gardner’s colorful images of carnival celebrations around the world.

Cinémorphe, Paris

April 23

Free concert in the Marais

Each Tuesday in April at 12:30, talented cellists and flautists will play for free. No reservation necessary.

Église des Blancs Manteaux, Paris

Through April 19

Suburban jazzfest

Banlieues Bleues brings major jazz acts to the northern suburbs of Paris.

Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis

April 18-22

Immersive cinema projection

German filmmaker Wim Wenders will present E(motion), a montage combining elements from his entire œuvre, projected on the interior structure of the nave of the Grand Palais.

Grand Palais, Paris

Through April 26

Michelin-starred meals

Le Train Bleu welcomes renowned Lyon chef Mathieu Viannay (above) to take charge of the menu during the month of April.

Le Train Bleu, Paris

April 27

Travel yarns

Travel fanatics get together at the Paris Travelers Festival to swap tales of their adventures.

Théâtre IVT, Paris

Through April 28

Black-and-white films

L’Éclat du Noir et Blanc celebrates contemporary films made in black and white.

Forum des Images, Paris

Through April 27

Novel dance festival

Corcondan(s)e puts together choreographers with writers to produce original performance pieces from scratch.

Various locations, France

April 18-May 4

Caravaggio first-time-viewing

Discovered in an attic in Toulouse 5 years ago, Caravaggio’s iconic work Judith and Holopherne will be exhibited in France for the first time, along with work by Daniel Buren.

Galerie Kamel Mennour (6, rue du Pont de Lodi), Paris

April 27-May 22

Emerging artists

Fifty-three contemporary artists from 11 countries exhibit their art at the 64th Salon de Montrouge. Unusually for the art world, 60 percent of this year’s artists are women.

Beffroi de Montrouge, Montrouge

Through June 6

Festival of innovation

100% festival showcases cutting edge theatre, dance, and art over several months.

La Villette, Paris

April 20-June 30

Young European photographers

The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.

Centquatre, Paris

Through 28 July

Art meets cinema

An imagined path is drawn between the lives of Pablo Picasso and his admirer, renowned Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

April 18 and 21

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents C’est ça l’Amour (Real Love), directed by Claire Burger (Thursday) and Itinéraire d’un Enfant Gâté (Itinerary of a Spoiled Child), directed by Claude Lelouch (Sunday).

Luminor Hôtel de Ville and Club de L’Étoile, Paris