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).
Deauville American Film Festival
> Films by up-and-coming directors in competition, with premiers, tributes, celebrity appearances and more. Deauville, through Sept. 13.
Festival Classique au Vert
> Free outdoor classical concerts in the Parc Floral (admission: €6), Paris, through Sept. 13.
Festival de l’Orangerie de Sceaux
> Classical concerts, Parc de Sceaux, Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 20.
Festival d’Ile de France
> Concerts of classical, world, jazz and electronic music in various locations in Paris and other locations in the Ile de France, through Oct. 11.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Extraordinary Gardens, Collectors’ Gardens” is the theme of this year’s popular garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 1.
Festival les Pestacles
> Concerts and other activities for kiddies age five and up. Parc Floral, Paris, through Sept. 23.
Festival Les Traversées du Marais
> Concerts, electro balls, installations and performances in the monuments, courtyards and gardens of the Marais. Various locations, Paris, Sept. 11-13.
Fête de l’Humanité
> The Communist Party’s annual festival, with concerts (Manu Chao, Juliette Gréco, Shaka Ponk and more), debates, exhibitions and more. Parc Départemental Georges Valbon, La Courneuve, Sept. 11-13.
Jazz à la Villette
> Tony Allen, Steve Coleman, Naïssam Jalal, Eve Risser and more at this annual jazz festival. La Villette, Paris, through Sept. 13.
> Sandy beach and nightly concerts or DJs. Glaz’Art, Paris, through Oct. 3.
Les Traversées du Marais
> Concerts of all types in townhouses, museums, gardens and other special locations in the Marais. Various locations, Paris, Sept. 11-13.
Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and various châteaux. Various locations, through Sept. 15.
Parcours des Mondes
> Tribal-art gallery walk, 60 galleries, Saint Germain des Prés, Paris, through Sept. 13.
Paris Design Week
> One hundred design-related events, various locations, Paris, through Sept. 12