Paris Update Events 14.05.14

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).

Christian Marclay’s Clock
> The video artist’s famous 24-hour film “The Clock” will be shown in its entirety around the clock. Free admission. Centre Pompidou, Paris, May 17.

> A design festival with special events, open house at design studios and talks. Various locations, Paris and Pantin, through June 7.

Fairpride Carnival
> Parade and other festivities in support of fair trade. Place Baudoyer, Paris, May 18.

Festival de l’Imaginaire
> Performances by troupes from around the world, Maison des Cultures du Monde, Paris, through June 1.

Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France
> Chinese cinema comes to Paris and other French cities. Various locations, through June 30.

Festival Extensions
> Concerts, dance, films and more. Various locations, Paris and suburbs, through May 27.

Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Seven deadly sins” is the theme of this year’s garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Oct. 21.

Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés
> Jazz acts ranging from amateurs to big names. Various locations, Paris, May 15-25.

Festival l’Afrique dans tous les Sens
> A celebration of African music, film, art, fashion, dance, cuisine and more. Various locations, Paris, May 16-June 1.

Food Trucks Tour
> Dozens of food trucks gather at four train stations: Gare de l’Est and Gare de Lyon in Paris, May 12-July 12. Gare de Saint-Lazare in Paris, June 2-July 12. Gare Saint-Charles in Marseille, July 15-Aug. 12.

Hôtel Lutetia Auction
> The furniture and 8,000 bottles of wine from the Hôtel Lutetia (currently being renovated) go under the hammer. Pierre Bergé & Associés, Paris, public viewing, May 15-18; auction, May 19-25.

In Situ Art Festival
> Forty street artists take over a wasteland in a Paris suburb. 174 avenue Jean Jaurès, Fort d’Aubervilliers,May 17-July.

Nuit des Musées
> Museums stay open into the night, hold special events and are free. Various locations. Paris, May 17.

Paris de la Belle Epoque
> Films on the Belle Epoque in Paris, in conjunction with the exhibition Paris 1900 at the Petit Palais. Forum des Images, Paris, through May 30.

Puces de Design
> Flea market featuring fashion and design from 1950 to 2000. Bercy Village, Paris, May 15-18.

Salon d’Art Contemporain de Montrouge
> 59th annual festival of contemporary art featuring 80 emerging artists. Le Beffroi, Montrouge, through May 28.

Yasujiro Ozu
> A festival of films by the Japanese master. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through May 26.


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