Restaurants

Brutus Creperie


Apart from the Crepe Crowd

By Heidi Ellison

Most crepe restaurants seem more or less the same to me, even those known for using top-quality ingredients, like Breizh Café. My friend Terry recently introduced me to a creperie with a difference, however: Brutus on Rue des Dames in the 17th arrondissement. Brutus distinguishes itself … Read More

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

The city government has been trying to banish this Ferris wheel from Paris for many years, to no avail. It is now trying again, even though many Parisians find it quite beautiful. © Paris Update

What's Happening in Paris This Week

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May 5-8

Studio-hopping

Artists living in the 20th arrondissement open their studios to the public during Portes Ouvertes des Ateliers d’Artistes du Père Lachaise.

Various locations, Paris

April 25-May 28

Great American director

William Wyler is the subject of a retrospective at the Cinémathèque. Think Funny Girl and Roman Holiday.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

April 27-May 8

Retail heaven

You can buy just about anything at the century-old Foire de Paris, a gigantic pop-up store.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

April 11-May 25

The year that shook the world

The festival La Révolution n’Aura pas Lieu presents films about, influenced by or made in 1968. Above: a scene from Milos Forman’s 1979 film Hair.

Forum des Images, Paris

Through May 16

Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective

The entire œuvre of the great German director.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through May 3

Ghosts of Cannes past

Screening of the films shown in the 1969 Quinzaine de Réalisateurs at the Cannes Film Festival.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through May 6

Young European photographers

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

Centquatre, Paris

Through July 29

100% Doc

All about documentary films: screenings, talks, workshops and online offerings.

Forum des Images, Paris

Through Oct. 6

Dance in historic sites

> Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux.

Various locations

April 27

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents La Ch’tite Famille, directed by Dany Boon.

Club de l’Etoile, Paris