Paris Update humor columnist David Jaggard performs standup comedy during Comedy Night with Rose Reyes.
Club Rayé, Paris
The Village Rasta is a free fair with food and crafts during the day, with concerts in the evening.
Cabaret Sauvage, Paris
Through July 22
The Festival Européen Jeunes Talents gives promising young classical, jazz and contemporary musicians rom all over Europe a chance to perform in Paris.
Archives Nationales, Paris
Through July 22
The Aivin Ailey American Dance Theater comes to Paris for Les Etés de la Danse.
Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Through September 21
For its Jardin d’Été festival, the Musée du Quai Branly stages a variety of free events in its garden and opens its rooftop terraces to the public for the first time.
Musée du Quai Branly
Weekends in July and August
The Été du Canal festival offers heme cruises (street food, music, art, etc.) and other activities like the construction of an ephemeral village, balls, restaurants and bars.
Canal de l’Ourcq
Through August 8
The official retail sales period in Paris.
Lost in Frenchlation presents Cédric Klapisch’s Ce Qui Nous Lie, preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50).
Studio 28, Paris
Through July 30
The Paris Jazz Festival offers free weekend concerts in the park (admission to park: €6).
Parc Floral, Paris
Through July 14
Every summer, the Festival Chopin fills the Bois de Boulogne with master’s piano music.
Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne
Beginning June 1
The Mona Bismarck American Center opens up its townhouse and garden for a series of summer parties.
Through Oct. 21
Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux.