Paris Update Events 02.10.2023

Links to events happening this week in Paris

October 6

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Le Livre des Solutions, directed by Michel Gondry.

Club de L’Etoile, Paris

Through October 7

Chanson française

L’Estival features French-language singers.

Various locations outside Paris

October 7–8

Artisans on show

Jewelers, ceramists, dressmakers, designers, gilders, cabinetmakers, framers, engravers and bookbinders open their doors to the public to exhibit their work and demonstrate how it is done for the Journées de l’Artisanat à Belleville. 

Belleville, Paris

Weekends through October 8

The New Place des Théâtres

Paris’s Place du Châtelet is no more. Vive la Place des Théâtres, the square’s new name, in celebration of the reopening of the Théâtre de la Ville, now the Théâtre Sarah Bernhardt (its original name, changed by the Nazi occupiers because she was Jewish). On weekends during the month of September, a series of free events will be held there and in its companion theater, the Théâtre du Châtelet.

Place des Théâtres, Paris

October 5-8

Cutting-edge sculpture

C14 Paris, the Contemporary Ceramics Fair, spotlights the latest in the art form.

Mairie du 14ième arrondissement, Paris

October 6–8

Fun with science

La Fête de la Science au Muséum goes all out to make science interesting to kids and adults in some of Paris’s leading museums.

Various locations, Paris

October 8

Medieval Music

The polyphonic mass “Toulouse” will be performed in the ancient chapel of the Château de Vincennes for Splendeurs de l’Ars Nova à Toulouse.

La Sainte Chapelle, Château de Vincennes, Paris

October 9

Paralympic tickets

Tickets for the 2024 Paralympic Games go on sale online.

Online, Paris

October 9–14

Italiano in Paris

Italian culture is on show around the city for the Festival Italien à Paris 2023.

Various locations, Paris

October 1-15

Art meets science

The Atmophères Festival presents films, performances, concerts, conferences and more on a variety of science-related topics with an ecological focus.

Various locations, Courbevoie and online

October 11–15

Montmartre grape harvest

Montmartre goes all out to celebrate the Fête des Vendanges, with a parade, exhibitions, workshops, concerts, special menus in restaurants, wine tastings, a ball and more.

Various locations, Paris

October 13–15

Celebrating France’s architecture

The Journées Nationales de l’Architecture aims to bring French people closer to their country’s finest contemporary architecture. The 2023 theme is “architecture and the ecological transition  together.”

Various locations throughout France

October 13–15

Open art studios

Artists and collectives of Montreuil open their doors to the public for Portes Ouvertes des Ateliers d’Artistes. 

Montreuil, Île-de-France

October 13–15

Shaping up

The latest workout gear and techniques on show at the Salon de Fitness.

Parc Floral, Paris

October 16-22

Learning with food

La Semaine du Goût returns for a week of events for young people on the value of food – from the heritage meals can carry to the importance of a balanced diet.

Various locations, Paris

October 20–22

African Art and Design

AKAA–Also Known As Africa, an excellent fair devoted to African contemporary art and design, returns for its eighth edition with 40 galleries and 128 artists.

Le Carreau du Temple, Paris

October 20-22

Mega contemporary art fair

Paris’s longstanding annual contemporary art fair, FIAC, has been replaced by Paris+ par Art Basel.

Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris

September 28-October 28

Local photography

An exhibition of the work of eight laureates of the Rencontres Photographiques du 10e, who trained their cameras on residents of the 10th arrondissement.

Mairie du 10ème Arrondissement, Paris 10

October 2-29

All that glitters

A month-long celebration of contemporary jewelry, with exhibitions and performances, for the Parcours Bijoux.

Various venues, Paris

October 5–November 30

Food porn

Bread will be the featured foodstuff for the Festival International de la Photographie Culinaire.

Various venues, Paris

Through December 21, 2023

Contemporary arts festival

The Festival d’Automne presents leading international talents in art, dance, film, theater and more.

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

Through December 31

Free outdoor concerts

Free music in the bandstands of Paris’s parks and gardens for Kiosques en Fête.

Various locations, Paris

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