Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> From Syria with Love, an exhibition of drawings by Syrian refugee children, opens Oct. 15 with live music 5pm-midnight. Galerie CInq, 5 rue du Cloitre St Merri, 75004 Paris, through Oct. 21.
Classic Danish films
> Festival of movies by Carl Theodor Dreyer. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Nov. 6.
> British comedian Stephen K. Amos onstage at La Chapelle des Lombards, Paris, Oct. 18.
> Some 150 vendors of vintage clothing and design at the Salon du Vintage. Carreau du Temple, Paris, Oct. 15-16.
Oktoberfest in Paris
> The famous German beer festival comes to France. Paris Event Center, through Oct. 16.
> Paris’s leading jazz clubs cooperate for the festival Jazz sur Seine, with special prices for concerts, showcases and master classes. Various locations, Paris, through Oct. 22.
> Experimental movies by emerging filmmakers at the Festival des Cinémas Différents. Various locations, Paris, through Oct. 16.
Cultures of the world onstage
> Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world at the Festival de l’Imaginaire. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 20.
Strange Happenings in St. Germain
> The exhibition Bizarro, with works by a number of artists, fills seven Left Bank galleries with “Bêtes de Scènes et Sacrés Monstres.” Don’t miss the “Meta-perceptual Helmets” by the Irish duo Cleary/Connolly at the Librairie Alain Brieux, which allow the viewer to see forward and backward, for example, or the way a cyclops or horse would see. Various locations, Paris, through Oct. 30.
Contemporary arts festival
> TheFestival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world. Various venues, Paris, through Dec. 31.
Classical, world, jazz & electronic
> The Festival d’Ile de France holds concerts in various locations in Paris and elsewhere, through Oct. 9.
> The popular Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loireis held annually in the park of the Château de Chaumont in Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 2.
Music & more in park bandstands
> Kiosques en Fête brings life to the bandstands in Paris’s parks with concerts, writing workshops, club meetings and even a square dance. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.