Paris Update Events 13.06.18

Links to events happening this week in Paris

June 21

Dancing in the street

The Summer Solstice festival, the Fête de la Musique, brings free music, good and bad, into the streets of Paris and now the world.

Various locations, Paris

June 16-24

International cuisine

For the Refugee Food Festival, 15 restaurants in Paris (and in 13 other cities around the world) will invite a refugee chef into their kitchens to concoct specialties from their home countries, from Georgia to Syria and Sri Lanka.

Various locations, Paris

Through June 27

Dutch Sex Wave

The sexual revolution of the 1970s as seen in Dutch films.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

June 15

Fellini revised 

Immersive theater company Cinémorphe will stage 2 1/8, its reinterpretation of Fellini’s 8½, at the legendary Paris nightclub Les Bains.

Les Bains, Paris

Through July 4

Master of thrills

Retrospective of the films of Brian De Palma.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

June 21-24

Street art festival

The Festival Et 20 l’Été livens up the street of the 20th arrondissement with music, theater, dance and more.

Various locations, Paris

June 22-24

Rock for AIDS

Book now for the three-day AIDS-benefit rock festival Solidays.

Hippodrome de Longchamp, Paris

June 15-22

Franco-American film festival

The Champs-Elysées Film Festival presents American independent films, French and American short subjects, and premieres attended by cast and crew.

Various locations, Paris

Through June 22

Carolyn Carlson’s summer festival

Festival June Events, founded by choreographer Carolyn Carlson, looks at the links between dance and music of all sorts.

Various venues, Paris

June 15-18

Jazz in the flea market

The Festival Jazz Musette des Puces, has been renamed the Festival Didier Lockwood in honor of the beloved French jazz violinist, who died this year, attracts some top talents. Free concert on June 16.

Various locations in the Saint-Ouen flea market

June 23-July 14

Chopin a go go

Every summer, the Festival Chopin fills the Bois de Boulogne with master’s piano music.

Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne

June 15-17

Sweet salon

Everything you ever want to know about dessert at the Salon de la Pâtisserie.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

Through June 25

Jewish cultural festival

The Festival des Cultures Juives presents films, theater, concerts, exhibitions and conferences.

Various locations, Paris

Through June 30

Multidisciplinary music festival

From the website: “Learn and unlearn, code and decode the world; four verbs that define a festival.” If that grabs you, this festival is for you.

Ircam & Centre Pompidou, Paris

Through June 16

Short films

Côté Court, another festival of short subjects, has a literary bent this year.

Various locations, Paris and suburbs

June 9-10 and 16-17

Grand Palais opens to the public

For La Nef Est à Vous, the Grand Palais will be open to the public for free. Guided tours are available (reserve online).

Grand Palais, Paris

Summer 2018

Summer Party

The Mona Bismarck American Center opens up its townhouse and garden for a series of summer parties called Mona Darlin’ featuring electronic music.

Mona Bismarck American Center, Paris

Through July 5

Classical music festival

The Festival de Saint Denis features both stars and young talents.

Various locations, Saint Denis

Through Oct. 6

Dance in historic sites

Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux.

Various locations

June 15

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Gueule D’Ange (Angel Face), directed by Vanessa Filho.

Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Paris

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