Paris Update Events 15.04.2024

Links to events happening this week in Paris

April 19

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents HLM Pussy, directed by Nora El Hourchd.

Club de L’Etoile, Paris

April 19-21

New independent films

Filmmakers from around the world are spotlighted at ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival.

Les 7 Parnassiens, Paris

April 19-21

Women entrepreneurs

The theme of Festival Empow’Her this year is “Act for a Feminist World.”

Centquatre, Paris

April 20

Free stuff exchange

Help save the environment by recycling stuff at the Giant Free Troc Party swap event. Online registration (required) opens on April 16 at noon.

Académie du Climat, Paris

April 26

Œnological journey

Wine expert Charlie Arturaola guides a voyage through Chinese vineyards during his latest Travel in a Glass of Wine dinner. Wine and three-course meal included. Reservation required.

Novotel Belleville, Paris

Through April 28

Cutting-edge creativity

Festival 100% spotlights up-and-coming artists across a range of disciplines.

La Villette, Paris

April 27-28

Nerds united

Exhibitions, performances, escape games, cosplay shows and more await fans of everything from manga to heroic fantasy, Star Wars and superheroes at the Paris Fan Festival.

Paris Expos, Porte de Versailles, Paris

May 2-5

Charitable art sale

The Solid’Art contemporary art fair is also a charitable event that raises money to send children from low-income families on vacation.

Carreau du Temple, Paris

May 1-12

Retail heaven

You can buy just about anything at the century-old Foire de Paris, a gigantic pop-up store.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

April 6-June 2

Young European photographers

The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers. Pictured: “Ilinx” by Jeremy Appert.

Centquatre, Paris

Through June 2

Indoor/outdoor street art

The Colors festival invites street artists to decorate an abandoned house, this one in a Paris suburb. Reserve online.

37, ave. Roger Salengro, Champigny-sur-Marne

June 2-7

Literary lessons

This year’s weeklong Paris Writers Workshop will feature small-group masterclasses, agent consultations, panel discussions, and more. The Fiction/Novel and Creative Nonfiction masterclasses are full, but there are still a few spaces in Screen and TV Writing (Diane Lake), Short Fiction (Kevin Brockmeier), Travel Writing (Don George), and Poetry (Heather Hartley). Open to writers of all levels.

Reid Hall, Paris

March 20-June 21

Drawing season

Le Printemps du Dessin presents exhibitions and workshops highlighting this accessible art form across the country.

Various venues, France

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