Paris Update This Week’s Events
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1.618 Sustainable Luxury
> An exposition featuring sustainably made objects, from sneakers to cars. Carreau du Temple, Paris, April 4-6.
> Jazz festival in the Paris suburbs with international and French acts. Various locations, through April 11.
> Festival presenting 80 films from the past century featuring the legendary German city. Forum des Images, Paris, through April 20.
Biennale du Dessin
> Exhibition of drawings by 23 students or recent graduates of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Cité Internationale des Arts de Paris, Paris, through April 12.
> Artists’ videos shown in a Neoclassical chapel. Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, St Denis. Through April 28.
Dimanche au Fil d’Eau
> Tightrope walker Denis Josselin will cross the Seine on a wire, along with other festivities celebrating the river. Port de la Rapée/Port d’Austerlitz, Paris, 2pm-5pm (performance at 3:30pm), April 6.
Festival de l’Imaginaire
> Performances by troupes from around the world, Maison des Cultures du Monde, Paris, through June 1.
Les Journées des Métiers d’Art
> Artisans open their studios, hold exhibitions and give demonstrations of such crafts as jewelry-making or woodworking, Le Viaduc des Arts, Paris, April 4-6.
Nuit des Publivores
> All-night showing of the best filmed commercials from around the world. Le Grand Rex, Paris, April 4.
Open Your Art!
> Festival of contemporary art northeast of Paris, with exhibitions, open studios, performances, guided tours and more. Seine-Saint-Denis, through April 6.