Paris Update 2.02.2022

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Through February 8


The official winter retail sales period.

Paris & most of France

Through February 18

World music

The Festival Au Fil des Voix presents concerts by musicians from around the globe.

Various locations, Paris

February 16-20

Massive art show

Some 2,000 artists show their work at Art Capital.

Grand Palais  Ephémère, Paris

Through June 16

All things Ulysses

To celebrate the one-hundredth anniversary of the publication of James Joyce’s novel, Shakespeare and Company presents a program of events.

Shakespeare and Company, Paris

Through February 6

Contemporary art exhibit

The Festival Hors Piste returns for its 17th year with work investigating how we perceive aging in an image-obsessed world.

Centre Pompidou, Paris

Through February 14

Subtitled French films

French movies are streamed online during the My French Film Festival. Feature films are free in many countries, and short films are free worldwide. Above: Chloé Mazlo’s Sous le Ciel d’Alice (Skies of Lebanon), about a young Swiss woman moving to Lebanon in the 1950s.


Through February 16

Festival of dance

Performances by dancers of all ages, professional and amateur, all over Paris and its suburbs for Faits d’Hiver. 

Various venues, Paris & suburbs

February 5

Free art

Entry to the Pinault art collection at the Bourse de Commerce will be free between 5pm and 9pm on Saturday, February 5. Reserve a ticket on the website.

Bourse de Commerce, Paris

February 4-16

Opera for kids

An adaptation of Verde’s opera Rigoletto for young people. Children can sing along during the interactive performances.

Théâtre de Champs-Elysées, Paris

February 10

Students design new Europe

After three days of reflection for EuroFabrique, students from top European art, design, theater and film schools will present their ideas about the future of Europe to the public on Feb. 10 from noon to 9pm.

Grand Palais Ephémère, Paris

Through February 13

La Nouvelle Vague

The films of New Wave director Jacques Rivette are celebrated in a retrospective.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

February 3

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Les Choses Humaines, followed by a Q&A with director Yvan Attal

L’Entrepôt, Paris


Save the Musée de l’Éventail

A crowdfunding campaign is underway to help save the Musée de l’Éventail, Paris’s museum of fans and fan-making.


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