Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968), whose work is on show at the Musée Maillol in “Foujita: Painting in the Roaring Twenties,” seems to have led a charmed life. The son of a Japanese general, he was attracted at an early age to … Read More
I was flying solo for lunch the other day and tried out a new restaurant in a still seedy but gradually gentrifying part of the 11th arrondissement. I got there early and received a warm welcome and a table for … Read More
Here’s a great tip for classical music lovers in Paris, especially impecunious ones: an association called Les Vocations d’Euterpe organizes regular concerts by musicians from France’s top music conservatories with no entrance fees (although donations are requested for the musicians). I … Read More
The chapel and grounds of the 19th-century Lariboisère Hospital, near the Gare du Nord. © Paris Update
What's Happening in Paris This Week
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The international March for Our Lives protest calling on U.S. lawmakers to pass common-sense gun safety legislation will take place in Paris on March 24 at 2:30pm. A pre-rally Day of Action will be held at the American Church in Paris on March 22 at 7pm to register Americans to vote, hear from gun control activists, write to legislators, and make posters for the march.
Place du Trocadéro, Paris
For the three days of Printemps du Cinéma, films cost only €4.
Various cinemas, France
March 17, 24, 31
On Saturday afternoons this month, the Good Chance Theatre presents the freewheeling “Hope Show,” by and for the immigrant community and friends. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance by writing to email@example.com.
La Bulle Humanitarian Centre, Porte de la Chapelle, Paris
March 20-April 14
Étrange Cargo presents original contemporary performances.
Ménagerie de Verre, Paris
Through March 18
The Irish Cultural Center is celebrating for a whole week with various events and concerts, complete with Paris’s first St. Patrick’s Day parade (March 17 at 1pm) and ending on the 18th with a concert by virtuoso accordionist Sharon Shannon.
Irish Cultural Center, Paris
The Salon du Livre brings together publishers, authors and book lovers.
Porte de Versailles, Paris
March 17-May 6
The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.
Through March 31
Photographs by Françoise Huguier, exhibited in support of Reporters without Borders.
Galerie VU, Paris
Winemakers from Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux come to Paris to offer tastings of their products in wine bars and private homes for the event J’Irai Déguster chez Vous.
Various venues, Paris
March 14-April 1
The great French director’s films are in the spotlight for two weeks.
The Festival du Cinéma Israelien presents features, short films, classics and more.
Cinéma Majestic Passy, Paris
Through March 18
The spotlight is on Russian art at this edition of the Foire de Chatou.
Through July 29
All about documentary films: screenings, talks, workshops and online offerings.
Forum des Images, Paris
The Festival Internationale du Film sur les Métiers d’Art is a juried festival of the best films on artisanship.
Cinéma Le Méliès, Montreuil
Lost in Frenchlation presents Le Retour Du Héros, directed by Laurent Tirard. Screening at 7pm, comedy show at 8, film at 8:30.