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).
Biennale des Antiquaires
> Top-of-the-line art and antique fair, with 85 exhibitors. Grand Palais, Paris, Sept. 11-21.
Deauville American Film Festival
> Films by up-and-coming directors in competition, premiers, tributes and more. Deauville, Sept. 5-15.
> Great lineup of North American authors, including Margaret Atwood, Richard Ford, Joyce Maynard and Nancy Huston, at this cultural festival. Various locations, Vincennes, Sept. 11-14.
Festival Classique au Vert
> Classical concerts in the Parc Floral, Paris, through Sept. 14.
Festival de l’Orangerie de Sceaux
> Classical concerts, Parc de Sceaux, Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 14.
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. 12.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Seven deadly sins” is the theme of this year’s garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Oct. 21.
Festival les Pestacles
> Concerts and other activities for kiddies age five and up. Parc Floral, Paris, through Sept. 24.
Fête de l’Humanité
> The Communist Party’s annual festival, with concerts, debates, exhibitions and more. Parc départemental Georges Valbon, Courneuve, Sept. 12-14.
Fête de Montmartre
> Belle Epoque-style entertainment in the Renoir Garden of the Musée de Montmartre. First weekend of every month through September.
Jazz à la Villette
> Maceo Parker, Laura Mvula, Archie Shapp, Henri Texier, Joshua Redman and more at this annual jazz festival. La Villette, Paris, Sept. 3-14.
Kiosques en Musique
> Over 400 free concerts in parks and gardens. Various locations, Paris, through October 31.
> A sandy beach, free concerts, clubbing and deck chairs. Glaz’Art, Paris, through Sept. 20.
Opéra en Plein Air
> Outdoor performances of Don Giovanni in gorgeous locations around France, including the Châteaux de Vincennes, Chantilly and Fontainebleau, and the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris. Through September 20.
Parcours des Mondes
> Tribal-art gallery walk, 60 galleries, Saint Germain des Prés, Paris, Sept. 9-14.
Paris Design Week
> One hundred design-related events, various locations, Paris, Sept. 6-13.