Paris Update This Week’s Events
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Champs en Musique
> Classical concerts on Sunday afternoons at the Château de Champs-sur-Marne, through July 12.
Didier Ludot Collection
> Auction of vintage couture by the likes of Poiret, Yamamoto, Grès, Dior, Balenciaga, Alaïa, Galliano and Comme des Garçons. Sotheby’s, Paris, July 8 (exhibition July 4-8).
> Eclectic music festival with acts like Hindi Zahra, Matthew E. White and Ibeyi. Philharmonie de Paris, Paris, through July 8.
Festival Chopin à Paris
> The summer Chopin festival in the park. Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne, through July 14.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Extraordinary Gardens, Collectors’ Gardens” is the theme of this year’s popular garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 1.
Fête de Montmartre
> Belle Epoque-style entertainment in the Renoir Garden of the Musée de Montmartre. Every Sunday through July 12.
Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and various châteaux. Various locations, through Sept. 15.
> A “cross-disciplinary” festival — art, performances, theater, cinema, etc. Centre Pompidou, Paris, through July 20.
Opéra Côté Cour
> Free outdoor performances at various times on Sundays. Bercy Village, Paris, through July 5.
Paris Hip-Hop Festival
> Hip-hop music, dance and art festival. Various locations, Paris, through July 6.
Paris Jazz Festival
> Free outdoor weekend jazz concerts, with an expanded program this year. Parc Floral (admission: €6), Paris, through July 26.
> Free outdoor concerts on the weekends of world music: tango, Cuban, Senegalese, Breton, Irish and more. La Villette, Paris, through July 26.
> Free outdoor concerts of electronic music on Sundays. Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, July 5, 12, 19, 26 & Aug. 2.
> Retail sales in Paris through Aug. 4.