Paris Update Events 06.11.2023

Links to events happening this week in Paris

November 12

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Little Girl Blue, directed by Mona Achache.

L’Arlequin, Paris

Through November 12

World music

Music and dance from around the globe are featured during Ville des Musiques du Monde.

Various locations, Paris

November 6-12

Indie, rock, electro

The Pitchfork Music Festival puts the spotlight on the indie music scene.

Various locations, Paris

November 7-12

Award-winning photography

Star photographers are on show at the exhibition of the Prix de la Photographie’s winners and runners-up. Pictured above: “Imperium: Ukrainians Endure,” by Michael Robinson Chavez, winner of the 2023 first prize, press.

Galerie 24-b, Paris

November 8-12

Photography books

Eighty international photography book publishers gather to show their wares at Polycopies.

Bateau Concorde Atlantique, Berges de Seine, Paris

November 9-12

Mega-photography fair

Some 200 leading photo galleries show works by their artists at Paris Photo.

Grand Palais Ephémère, Paris

November 9-27

Jewish world music

Concerts of Jewish/Yiddish music, from Yemen blues to Andalusian soul at the Festival Jazz’N’Klezmer.

Various locations, Paris & other French cities

November 17-19

Foodies on foot

ParisLocal introduces participants to some of Paris’s best eco-responsible food artisans and shops. Sign up for events

Various locations, Paris

November 17-20

Open studios in Montmartre

Artists open their studios to the public for Portes Ouvertes d’Anvers Aux Abbesses.

Various locations in Montmartre

November 2-25

Focus on photos in Saint Germain

Festival Photo Saint Germain: Special photo shows in Left Bank galleries, museums, cultural centers and bookshops.

Various locations, Paris

November 8-25

Yuk it up with Jerry

France’s inexplicably favorite American comedian takes center stage for the Jerry Lewis retrospective.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

November 17–26

Naples on film

Screenings of classic Italian films chosen by guest hosts Isabella Rossellini and Paolo Sorrentino at the festival Naples dans le Regard des Cinéastes.

Auditorium du Louvre-Michel Laclotte, Paris

November 22-26

Fine art fair

Eighty-six galleries will participate in this year’s top-rated art fair, FAB (formerly Fine Arts Paris & La Biennale).

Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris

November 25-26

French in photos

Famed enviphotographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand will bring his photo studio to the Fondation GoodPlanet for a weekend to complete his project “Les Français.” To have your picture taken for it, just show up and sign up on Saturday or Sunday.

Fondation GoodPlanet, Paris

November 16-27

Poetry festival

Readings, concerts, performances and more with writers and experts at Festival Paris en Toutes Lettres.

Maison de la Poésie and other locations, Paris

November 28

Ukrainian voices

DUMKA, the Ukrainian National Choir, touring France November 25 to December 1, will perform works by Ukrainian composers in Paris on Nov. 28.

Église de la Madeleine, Paris

November 18-28

LGBTQI+++ film

Chéries Chéris, Paris’s international LGBTQI+++ film festival, returns.

MK2, Paris

Through November 30

Food porn

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

Various venues, Paris

December 1-2

Wine fair

The Grand Tasting features both big-name wineries and up-and-coming ones, along with master classes and food-and-wine pairing workshops.

Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

November 29-December 3

Crafty techniques

Are you into tufting, scrapbooking or embroidery? You might want to attend the Salon Créations & Savoir-Faire. Spotlight on Japan this year.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

November 30–December 3

Independent winemakers’ fair

French winemakers bring their vintages to Paris for the Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

November 3–December 3


The festival Photo Days brings photography shows to 100 venues, including galleries, museums and festivals.

Various locations, Paris and environs

Through December 21

Contemporary arts festival

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

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

November 18-December 24

African music and film

The Africolor cultural festival puts African music in the spotlight.

Various venues, Paris suburbs

Through December 31

Free outdoor concerts

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

Various locations, Paris

November 19-January 7

The lights go on

The golden holiday lights on the Champs-Élysées. will go on Nov. 19 at 6pm, an event closed to traffic and open to the public.

Champs-Élysées, Paris

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