Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> Where to ice skate in Paris, including the Eiffel Tower and the Grand Palais.
Festival of short films
> La Fête du Court Métrage. Carreau du Temple, Paris, Dec. 16-18.
French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation shows Houda Benyamina’s Divines, presented by the director. Studio 28, Paris, Dec. 16.
> Two plays by Harold Pinter, Ashes to Ashes and L’Amant, directed by Mitch Hooper, are onstage at the Essaïon through Jan. 24, 2017.
> Mulled wine and gifts galore. A full list of Christmas markets in Paris. Various locations and dates.
African music and film
> Africolor cultural festival. Various locations in Paris suburbs, through Dec. 24.
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.
Contemporary arts festival
> The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world. Various venues, Paris, through Dec. 31.
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.