Paris Update Events 13.07.16

Links to events happening this week in Paris

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).

100% Doc
> All about documentary films: screenings, talks, workshops and online offerings. Forum des Images, Paris, through July 31.

Black Summer Festival
> Funk, soul, reggae, afrobeat, jazz, hip-hop, blues and salsa at this summer music festival. Cabaret Sauvage, Paris, through July 31.

Cinéma en Plein Air
> Theme for this year’s free outdoor film festival: “Dress Code.” La Villette, Paris, July 13-Aug. 21.

Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France
> Chinese cinema comes to Paris and other French cities. Various locations, through July 19.

Festival Européen Jeunes Talents
> Classical and contemporary music by talents from all over Europe Archives Nationales, Paris, through July 23.

Festival FNAC Live
> Thirty-three free concerts by acts like Yael Naim, Louise Attaque, Keren Ann and Vincent Delerm in front of and inside the Hôtel de Ville. “Invitations” required for indoor concerts; available as of July 20 at noon in FNAC ticket offices. Paris, July 20-23.

Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> The popular garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 2.

Festival les Pestacles
> Concerts and other activities for kiddies age five and up. Parc Floral, Paris, through Sept. 28.

Kiosques en Fête
> The bandstands in Paris’s parks come alive with concerts, writing workshops, club meetings and even a square dance. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.

La Caravane des Enfants Conteurs du Bénin
> Young storytellers from Benin bring their stories, songs and dances to France. Paris, July 24.

La Cafète Nationale
> Celeb chefs like Iñaki Aizpitarte, DJs and street food with a village fête ambiance, sponsored by Le Fooding for the benefit of a Congolese charity. Reserve. Pavillon Puebla, Parc de Buttes Chaumont, Paris, July 13.

La Plage de Glaz’Art
> Sandy beach and nightly concerts or DJs. Glaz’Art, Paris, through Oct. 1.

Le Jardin à l’Heure d’Eté
> The garden of the Institut Suédois open to the public for the summer. Library, pop-up café and deck chairs for reading. Entrance at 10 rue Elzévir, Paris, July 13-Aug. 25.

Les Etés de la Danse
> International dance festival featuring the Aivin Ailey Dance Theater.Théâtre du Châtelet, through July 16.

L’Été du Canal
> Theme cruises (street food, music, art, etc.) and other activities like the construction of an ephemeral village, balls, restaurants and bars. Weekends in July and August, Canal de l’Ourcq.

Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and more. Various locations, through Sept. 19.

Paris Jazz Festival
> Free weekend jazz concerts in the park. Parc Floral (admission to park: €6), Paris, through July 31.

Paris Plages
> Fun in the sun on the banks of the Seine, the Bassin de la Villette and the Parvis de l’Hôtel de Ville: sandy beach, pool, dance lessons, restaurants, volleyball, free concerts and more. Paris, July 20-Aug. 21.

Paris Quartier d’Eté
> Annual festival of music, dance, theater and more from around the world. Various locations, Paris, July 14-Aug. 7.

Siestes Electroniques
> Free outdoor concerts of electronic music. Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, Sundays through July 17, 4pm-6pm.

> Retail sales in Paris stores: through Aug. 2.


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