Paris Update Events 06.07.16

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Paris Update This Week’s Events

For full details about an event, click on its name to visit the official Web site (in English when available).

100% Doc
> All about documentary films: screenings, talks, workshops and online offerings. Forum des Images, Paris, through July 31.

Days Off
> Eclectic music festival with acts like Philip Glass and Cat Power. Philharmonie de Paris, through July 10.

Festival Chopin à Paris
> The summer Chopin festival in the park. Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne, through July 14.

Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France
> Chinese cinema comes to Paris and other French cities. Various locations, through July 19.

Festival Européen Jeunes Talents
> Classical and contemporary music by talents from all over Europe Archives Nationales, Paris, through July 23.

Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> The popular garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 2.

Kiosques en Fête
> The bandstands in Paris’s parks come alive with concerts, writing workshops, club meetings and even a square dance. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.

La Caravane des Enfants Conteurs du Bénin
> Young storytellers from Benin bring their stories, songs and dances to France. Paris, July 10 and 24.

La Cafète Nationale
> Celeb chefs like Iñaki Aizpitarte, DJs and street food with a village fête ambiance, sponsored by Le Fooding for the benefit of a Congolese charity. Reserve. Pavillon Puebla, Parc de Buttes Chaumont, Paris, July 13.

Le 59 Rivoli Squatte l’Alimentation Generale
> Funk fusion concerts and DJ set. L’Alimentation Generale, Paris, July 7.

Les Etés de la Danse
> International dance festival featuring the Aivin Ailey Dance Theater.Théâtre du Châtelet, through July 16.

L’Été du Canal
> Theme cruises (street food, music, art, etc.) and other activities like the construction of an ephemeral village, balls, restaurants and bars. Weekends in July and August, Canal de l’Ourcq.

Literary Death Match
> Four writers read their own work for seven minutes or less and are then judged by three well-known judges. Le Studio des Ursulines, Paris, July 12.

Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and more. Various locations, through Sept. 19.

Paris Jazz Festival
> Free weekend jazz concerts in the park. Parc Floral (admission to park: €6), Paris, through July 31.

Siestes Electroniques
> Free outdoor concerts of electronic music. Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, Sundays through July 17, 4pm-6pm.

> Retail sales in Paris stores: through Aug. 2.


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