To celebrate the fifth anniversary of its renovation, theParc Zoologique de Paris will offer free admission to everyone under 13 and special events this weekend.
Parc Zoologique de Paris, Paris
Some 170 bookshops will present their latest and rarest discoveries at the Salon du Livre Rare et de l’Objet d’Art.
Grand Palais, Paris
Through April 13
The focus is on diversity at Les Femmes s’en Mêlent, a festival highlighting women in the independent music scene. Past years have helped bring artists such as Christine & the Queens and Clara Luciani to success.
La Trabendo, Paris
Winemakers from Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux come to Paris to offer tastings of their products in wine bars and private homes for the event J’Irai Déguster chez Vous.
Various venues, Paris
Some 30 galleries show street art at the Urban Art Fair.
Carreau du Temple, Paris
An exhibition of photographer Jason Gardner’s colorful images of carnival celebrations around the world. Opening event on April 7, 2pm to 9pm.
April 16 & 23
Free concerts in the Marais
Each Tuesday in April at 12:30, talented cellists and flautists will play for free. No reservation necessary.
Église des Blancs Manteaux, Paris
Through April 19
Banlieues Bleues brings major jazz acts to the northern suburbs of Paris.
Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis
German filmmaker Wim Wenders will present E(motion), a montage combining elements from his entire œuvre, projected on the interior structure of the Nave of the Grand Palais.
Grand Palais, Paris
Through April 26
Le Train Bleu welcomes renowned Lyon chef Mathieu Viannay to take over their menu for the month of April.
Le Train Bleu, Paris
Travel fanatics get together at the Paris Travelers Festival to swap tales of their adventures.
Théâtre IVT, Paris
Through April 28
L’éclat du Noir et Blanc celebrates contemporary films made in black and white. Above: Frances Ha (2013), from Lady Bird writer Greta Gerwig, will be screened on April 27.
Forum des Images, Paris
Through April 27
Corcondan(s)e puts together choreographers with writers to produce original performance pieces from scratch.
Various locations, France
Through June 6
100% festival showcases cutting edge theatre, dance, and art over several months.
La Villette, Paris
April 20-June 30
The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.
Through 28 July
An imagined path is drawn between the lives of Pablo Picasso and his admirer, renowned Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini.
Cinémathèque Française, Paris
Lost in Frenchlation presents Grâce à Dieu (By the Grace of God), directed by François Ozon.