Paris Update Events 12.02.2024

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Through February 13

Move your body

The Festival Everybody celebrates the body with five days of dance classes, performances and more.

February 15

Œnological journey

Wine expert Charlie Arturaola guides a voyage through the wine countries of the world during his Travel in a Glass of Wine dinners (with tapas, €35, including several different wines), this one titled “50 Shades of Grenache.” Reservation required.

Novotel Belleville, Paris

February 16

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Un Homme et une Femme (A Man and a Woman), directed by Claude Lelouch.

L’Entrepôt, Paris

Through February 18

Timely contemporary art

The Festival Hors Pistes returns with artworks and events on the theme “The Rules of Sport.”

Centre Pompidou, Paris

Through February 18

Behind closed doors

This year, Paris Face Cachée partners with Les Extatiques de Paris to offer visits to an art exhibition held in 5000 square meters in the basements of La Défense, normally off-limits to the public.

La Défense, Paris

February 14-18

Massive art show

Some 2,000 artists show their work at Art Capital.

Grand Palais Ephémère, Paris

Through February 19

Subtitled French films

French movies streamed online during the My French Film Festival. Feature films are free in many countries, and short films are free worldwide. Pictured above: still from the film La Bête dans la jungle (The Beast in the Jungle), being screened on My French Film Festival.


February 21

Bearing up

The Fête de l’Ours is a celebration of the pagan Bear Festival, with a performance throughout the museum created by the artist Angélique de Chabot. €20. Reservation required.

Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris

February 24-March 3

A barnyard in Paris

The Salon International de l’Agriculture brings the best of the country’s livestock and crops – and the products made from them – to Paris.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

June 2-7

Literary lessons

This year’s weeklong Paris Writers Workshop will feature masterclasses and more led by Lan Samantha Chang (director of the Iowa Writers Workshop), Jennifer Lauck, Kevin Brockmeier, Diane Lake, Heather Hartley and Don George. Early-bird registration is now open.

Reid Hall, Paris

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