A Vermeer-like feeling of tranquility emanates from many of the paintings by Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916) on show at the Musée Jacquemart-André. The comparison with Vermeer also springs to mind because Hammershøi painted mostly interior scenes, often with a figure seen through … Read More
There are no secrets at the restaurant Robert. The kitchen is wide open to diners seated in the room next to it, and there are even two counter seats looking straight into it. It’s a stage where tattooed (is there … Read More
A sparkling production of Johann Strauss the Younger‘s Die Fledermaus by the Academy of the Paris Opera is being performed at the MC 93 theater in the Paris suburb of Bobigny before touring four French cities. With a terrific cast … Read More
Notre Dame at sunset. Photo: Ron Fox
What's Happening in Paris This Week
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The Panorama du Cinéma Grec Contemporain presents recent films made in Greece.
Cinéma le Grand Action, Paris
The poetry of architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier, is brought to life by Sophie Lannay for Printemps de Poètes.
Appartement-Atelier de Le Corbusier, Paris
March 31-April 13
The focus is on diversity at Les Femmes s’en Mêlent, a festival highlighting women in the independent music scene. Past years have helped bring artists such as Christine & the Queens and Clara Luciani to success. Above: Tiny Ruins, one of the bands playing this year.
La Trabendo, Paris
Through June 6
100% festival showcases cutting edge theatre, dance, and art over several months.
La Villette, Paris
Free concert in the Marais
Each Tuesday in March at 12:30, talented cellists will play for free. No reservation necessary.
Église des Blancs Manteaux, Paris
Discover cuisines and chefs from over 60 countries and French regions at la découverte des cuisines et Le Village International de la Gastronomie.
Jardins du Trocadéro, Paris
Drawing Now focuses on contemporary drawing.
Carreau du Temple, Paris
Ddessin presents 20 galleries featuring the work of young artists.
Atelier Richelieu, Paris
March 27-April 1
The Salon du Dessin presents 39 top galleries specializing in Old Master, modern and contemporary drawings.
Palais Brongniart, Paris
Through March 25
Alexandre Leter’s Pau, a surrealist film about grief that was made when the filmmaker was just 17, will play daily in the Latin Quarter with the director on hand to answer questions.
Cinéma Saint André des Arts, Paris
22 March-April 19
Banlieues Bleues brings major jazz acts to the northern suburbs of Paris.
Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis
Through April 6
Étrange Cargo presents original contemporary performances.
Ménagerie de Verre, Paris
Through March 31
L’Europe autour de l’Europe screens rarely seen European art films by the likes of Scotland-based director Laura Carreira and Portuguese Patricia Pinheiro de Sousa.
Various venues, Paris
Cinéma du Réel presents a diverse range of films and includes two competitions.
Various locations, Paris
Through March 31
Blogger and photographer Richard Nahem presents 12 years’ worth of photos of the City of Light.
Hôtel Pont-Royal, Paris
Through March 30
Alexandra Gibson’s project The Collective Dream spans seven years and 16 countries.
Find unique antiques and attend collectors’ events at this 98th edition of the Foire de Chatou.
March 20-April 3
The renowned French director and cinematographer will host screenings of films from throughout his career.
Cinémathèque Française, Paris
The Festival du Cinéma Israelien presents features, short films, classics and more.
Cinéma Majestic Passy, Paris
Through March 31
La Fantastique Espagnol celebrates the best fantasy and horror films from Spain since 1960.
Forum des Images, Paris
Lost in Frenchlation presents L’Ordre des Médecins (Breath of Life), directed by David Roux. Screening at 8pm, followed by a Q&A with the director.