Paris Update Events 10.05.17

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Food and music festival
> Foodstock is back with an evening of food by leading chefs and live music. Grand Rivage, Paris, May 12.

The delights of design

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“Liquid Marble,” by Mathieu Lehanneur, at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs © Ed Reeve

> The Festival D’Days offers a variety of special design-related events and exhibitions, including an auction of design objects for the benefit of AIDES. Various locations, Paris, May 2-14.

Annie in English
> The International Players present the musical Annie. Le Quai 3, Le Pecq, May 18-21.

Literary Latin Quarter
> Readings, book signings, storytelling, concerts and more at the Quartier du Livre festival. Various venues, Paris, May 17-24.

All that jazz…
> Jazz acts ranging from amateurs to big names at the Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Various venues, Paris, May 11-22.

English-language theater festival
> Paris Fringe returns for its second year of English-language theater and comedy. Various venues, Paris, May 18-28.

French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation shows Arnaud des Pallières’ Orphan, preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50). Studio 28, Paris, May 12.

> Try 60 top champagnes at the Champagne Tasting. Pavillon Cambon, Paris, May 13.

Emerging artists
> The Salon de Montrouge has been exhibiting the work of young artists every year for 62 years. Le Beffroi, Montrouge, through May 24.

Plays from all over Europe
> The Chantiers d’Europe festival presents theatrical performances from Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Croatia and the United Kingdom. Théâtre de la Ville–Espace Pierre Cardin, May 2-24

Hollywood glam
> Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Ava Gardner, Marlene Dietrich and more in classic films from Hollywood’s Golden Age for the Glamour cycle. Forum des Images, Paris, May 3-31

Photo shows galore
> Le Mois de la Photo has been moved from autumn to spring, with 96 exhibitions taking place all over the greater Paris area. See Web site for locations and dates.

Virtual reality
> Drop in on Saturday or Sunday from 2pm to 8pm for a free virtual trip at the VR Express festival. Forum des Images, Paris, through June 30.

Dance in historic sites
> Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux. Various locations, through Oct. 21.

African culture festival
> The 100% Afriques festival showcases dance, theater, music, fashion, design, art, food and more from all over the continent. La Villette, Paris, through May 28.


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