Paris Update Events 06.12.17

Links to events happening this week in Paris

December 7-8

Recovery in song and dance

Zoe Ní Riordáin, winner of the Performance Award created in memory of the director, producer and scriptwriter Romilly Walton-Masters,  presents an experimental performance called “Recovery,” combining original pop-styled songs and contemporary choreography.

Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

November-December

Christmas markets

Mulled wine and gifts galore: a full list of Christmas markets in Paris.

Various locations, Paris

Through December 24

African music and film

The Africolor cultural festival puts African music in the spotlight. Above: the group Tinariwen pays homage to the Sahara, with a mix of traditional Touareg music, rock and desert blues. Photo © MariePlaneille

Various locations in Paris suburbs

Through December 9

Noise in the library

Festival Monte le Son: This year’s festival in Paris libraries features on guitar music.

Various location, Paris

Through December 9

Art Nouveau experience

The exhibition “Hector Guimard: Design Pioneer” offers a rare opportunity to visit the Hôtel Mezzara, a small gem designed by the architect best known for his Art Nouveau Métro entrances. Photo: Mosso T.

Hôtel Mezzara, Paris

 Through December 31

Unbreakable actors

What does Rambo have to do with Buster Keaton? They both know how to take a fall. The film festival Les Incassables compares the physical action in burlesque and action films.

Paris, Forum des Images

 Through December 22

Cultures of the world onstage

Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world at the Festival de l’Imaginaire.

Various locations, Paris

Through December 31

Contemporary arts festival

The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world.

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

December 8

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Jeune Femme, directed by Léonor Serraille, preceded by a themed cocktail party.

Club de L’Étoile, Paris

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