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Mother and son in the Alpine Garden in the Jardin des Plantes. © 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).
Nearly 200 galleries show their wares at FIAC.
Grand Palais, Paris
Asia Now: 30 contemporary galleries showing work by Asian artists. Above: “The Autumn Wind in the Hollow,” by He Sen,
9, av. Hoche, Paris
Another kind of art at the Outsider Art Fair.
Hotel du Duc, Paris
Paris Internationale: a contemporary art fair in a Parisian townhouse.
11, Rue Beranger, Paris
Youth takes precedence at the YIA Art Fair.
Carreau du Temple, Paris
Art Élysées: 100 modern and contemporary art and design galleries in tents on the world’s most famous boulevard.
Champs Elysées, Paris
October 10-November 30
The festival Vertigo Replay features films in which repetition plays a key role, like Vertigo, Groundhog Day and Happy Death Day.
Forum des Images
Through October 20
The British collective Forced Entertainment presents Table Top Shakespeare: all of Shakespeare (in English) – 36 plays – in under 36 hours over a period of nine days.
Théâtre de la Ville-Espace Cardin, Paris
Through October 27
Twenty galleries will show the work of their artists.
Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris
Through December 8
Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world at the Festival de l’Imaginaire.
Various locations, Paris
Mon Premier Festival features some 400 screenings, premiers and more for kids aged two and up.
Various locations, Paris
Through October 18
For the festival Fragment(s), 12 theater and dance companies present works in progress.
Various locations, Paris and Mains d’Œuvres, Saint Ouen
Through December 31
The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world.
Various venues, Paris & Île de France
Lost in Frenchlation presents Un Peuple et Son Roi (One Nation, One King), directed by Pierre Schoeller.