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