Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> Jazz festival in the Paris suburbs with international and French acts. Various locations, through April 11.
> Festival presenting 80 films from the past century featuring the legendary German city. Forum des Images, Paris, through April 20.
Biennale du Dessin
> Exhibition of drawings by 23 students or recent graduates of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Cité Internationale des Arts de Paris, Paris, through April 12.
> Artists’ videos shown in a Neoclassical chapel. Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, St Denis. Through April 28.
Festival de l’Imaginaire
> Performances by troupes from around the world, Maison des Cultures du Monde, Paris, through June 1.
Festival Hautes Tensions
> Festival celebrating street theater, hip-hop dance and contemporary circus, La Villette, Paris, through April 13.
> Auction of 120 Japanese haute-couture pieces dating from 1980-2000 by Yohji Yamamoto, Yamamoto Kansaï, Tokio Kumagai, Junko Shimada and Comme des Garçons. Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, Paris, April 10.
> A month-long celebration of Brazilian culture, with exhibitions of design and contemporary art and performances by Brazilian dancers and singers. Jardin d’Acclimatation, Paris, April 12-May 11.
Street Food Festival
> Everything from burgers and tacos to panini and barbecue. Wanderlust, Paris, April 11-13.