Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> One hundred artists open their studios to the public, while festivities liven up the streets. Pré Saint-Gervais (information booth: Place du Général Leclerc), June 13-14.
Carré Rive Gauche
> Left Bank gallery crawl, with 120 participating galleries. Various locations, Paris, through June 17.
Champs-Elysées Film Festival
> Franco-American film festival, with American independent films, French and American short subjects, and premieres attended by cast and crew. Various locations, Paris, through June 16.
> The Grand Palais is turned into a giant cinema, with two screens, a nightclub and restaurants. Grand Palais, Paris, June 16-26.
> Festival of short films. Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis, through June 20.
Festival de Saint Denis
> Music festival featuring both stars and young talents. Various locations, Saint Denis, through July 2.
Festival des Cultures Juives
> Jewish cultural festival: films, theater, concerts, exhibitions and conferences. Various locations, Paris, through June 23.
Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France
> Chinese cinema comes to Paris and other French cities. Various locations, through June 30.
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.
Futur en Seine
> Contemporary art meets digital design at this festival. Various locations, Paris and Ile-de-France, June 11-21.
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.
> A “cross-disciplinary” festival — art, performances, theater, cinema, etc. Centre Pompidou, Paris, through July 20.
Opéra Côté Cour
> Free outdoor performances at various times on Sundays. Bercy Village, Paris, June 14-July 5.
Paris Jazz Festival
> Free outdoor weekend jazz concerts, with an expanded program this year. Parc Floral (admission: €6), Paris, June 27-July 26.
Silence Station Night
> The Gare du Nord is transformed into a giant club with three DJs and music over headphones. July 11.
Singapour en France
> Singapore comes to France with exhibitions and events in the areas of architecture and design, the visual arts, film, dance, theater and music. Various locations, Paris and other French cities, through June 30.
> Book now for this three-day AIDS benefit with 80 rock concerts. Hippodrome de Longchamp, Paris, June 26-28.
> Sale of vintage clothing, accessories, records and more. Halle des Blancs Manteaux, Paris, June 12-14.