Paris Update Events 03.05.17

Links to events happening this week in Paris

The delights of design
> The Festival D’Days offers a variety of special design-related events and exhibitions, including an auction of design objects for the benefit of AIDES. Various locations, Paris, May 2-14.

Plays from all over Europe
> The Chantiers d’Europe festival presents theatrical performances from Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Croatia and the United Kingdom. Théâtre de la Ville–Espace Pierre Cardin, May 2-24.

Young French designers
> Klin d’Œil gives young designers a chance to show off their wares. Food and music, too. Free admission. Carreau du Temple, Paris, May 6-7.

Retail heaven
> You can buy just about anything at the century-old Foire de Paris, a gigantic pop-up store. Porte de Versailles, Paris. April 27-May 8.

Hollywood glam


> Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Ava Gardner, Marlene Dietrich and more in classic films from Hollywood’s Golden Age for the Glamour cycle. Forum des Images, Paris, May 3-31.

Open studios
> Artists in the area around the cemetery fling open their doors for Portes Ouvertes des Ateliers du Père Lachaise. Group show at Librairie Équipages, 61, rue de Bagnolet. Get the map online. Various locations, Paris, May 6-8.

Photo shows galore
> Le Mois de la Photo has been moved from autumn to spring, with 96 exhibitions taking place all over the greater Paris area. See Web site for locations and dates.

French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation shows Anne-Gaëlle Daval’s De Plus Belle, preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50). Studio 28, Paris, May 5.

Virtual reality
> Drop in on Saturday or Sunday from 2pm to 8pm for a free virtual trip at the VR Express festival. Forum des Images, Paris, through June 30.

Dance in historic sites
> Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux. Various locations, through Oct. 21.

African culture festival
> The 100% Afriques festival showcases dance, theater, music, fashion, design, art, food and more from all over the continent. La Villette, Paris, through May 28.


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