Paris Update This Week’s Events
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À bas le Donald
> A demonstration organized by Paris Against Trump. Place Joffre, Paris, Nov. 19, 1pm-4pm.
Making sense of the U.S. elections
> Democrats Abroad France sponsors a discussion, “Analyzing the American Election Results,” led by journalists and professors. American University Paris, Nov. 18, 6pm.
Open studios in Montmartre
> Artists open their studios to the public for Portes Ouvertes d’Anvers Aux Abbesses. Various locations in Montmartre, Paris, Nov. 18-20.
Open studios in Auteuil
> Portes Ouvertes à L’Art takes visits into artists’ studios in the chic 16th arrondissement. Guided tours available. Various locations, Paris, Nov. 18-20.
For mystery fans
> Paris Polar: Films, concerts and readings by authors from around the world at this detective fiction festival. La Mairie du 13e arrondissement, Paris, Nov. 18-20.
Noise in the library
> Festival Monte le Son: This year’s festival in Paris libraries focuses on folk music. Various venues, Paris, through Nov. 26.
Focus on photos in Saint Germain
> Festival Photo Saint Germain: Special photo shows in Left Bank galleries, museums, cultural centers and bookshops. Various locations, Paris, through Nov. 20.
African music and film
> Africolor cultural festival. Various locations in Paris suburbs, through Dec. 24.
Master of Indian cinema
Festival Satyajit Ray. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Dec. 14.
> Festival Cas d’Écoles: films about school, from Goodbye, Mister Chips to Les 400 Coups. Forum des Images, Paris, through Nov. 18.
Stage works in progress
> Festival Fragments: Emerging performers show their unfinished theater and dance pieces. Various locations, Paris and suburbs, through Nov. 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.