Paris Update Events 16.05.18

Links to events happening this week in Paris

May 24


Autograph letters and some manuscripts of Marcel Proust, from the collection of his great-niece, on the auction block. Preview: May 18, 21, 22 and 23.

Sotheby’s, Paris

May 19

Late-night art

Museums stay open into the night for free and hold special events for the Nuit Européenne des Musées.

Various locations. Paris

Through May 18

Free ride

A ride on the Ferris wheel on the Place de la Concorde will be free through Friday evening.

Place de la Concorde

Through May 20

Emerging artists

Jeune Création presents the work of selected young artists.

Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris

May 18-20

Plants galore

For the Journées des Plantes de Chantilly, 200 nurseries from around Europe will present their favorite plant.

Château de Chantilly

May 23-30

Literary Latin Quarter

Readings, book signings, storytelling, concerts and more at the Quartier du Livre festival.

Various locations, Paris

Through May 30

Performances from all over Europe

The Chantiers d’Europe festival presents theatrical performances from Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Croatia and the United Kingdom. Above: the Ballet de l’Opéra de Lyon.

Théâtre de la Ville–Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris

Through May 23

Emerging artists

The Salon de Montrouge has been exhibiting the work of young artists every year for 63 years.

Le Beffroi, Montrouge

Through May 28

Great American director

William Wyler is the subject of a retrospective at the Cinémathèque. Think Funny Girl and Roman Holiday.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through May 25

The year that shook the world

The festival La Révolution n’Aura pas Lieu presents films about, influenced by or made in 1968. Above: a scene from Milos Forman’s 1979 film Hair.

Forum des Images, Paris

Through May 16

Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective

The entire œuvre of the great German director.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through Oct. 6

Dance in historic sites

> Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux.

Various locations

May 18

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Monsieur Je-sais-tout (Mr. Know-it-all), directed by François Prévôt-Leygonie, Stephan Archinard.

Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Paris

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