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).
> Contemporary arts festival: dance, film, theater and more, various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.
Festival de l’Imaginaire
> Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 20.
Festival des Cinémas Différents
> Experimental movies by emerging filmmakers. Various location, Paris, through Oct. 18.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Extraordinary Gardens, Collectors’ Gardens” is the theme of this year’s popular garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 1.
Jazz sur Seine
> Jazz festival with concerts, showcases and master classes. Various locations, Paris, Oct. 9-24.
Musée National Picasso
> Celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Picasso Museum, with a new exhibition and, on Oct. 25 (Picasso’s birthday), free guided tours, a tasting, a concert and other events. Musée National Picasso, Paris, Oct. 20-25
Oktoberfest à la Villette
> The famous German beer festival comes to Paris. Paris Event Center, through Oct. 18.
> Outdoor exhibition of the work of 40 non-European photographers on the banks of the Seine. Promenade du Quai Branly, Paris, Through Nov. 22.
> In collaboration with the FIAC contemporary art fair, several sound installations are open to the public in the landmark circular building. Special events on Oct. 24. Maison de la Radio, Paris, Oct. 20-Dec. 13.
Salon du Vintage
> Some 150 vendors of vintage clothing and design. Carreau du Temple, Paris, Oct. 17-18.