Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> The Grand Palais is turned into a giant cinema, with two screens, a nightclub and restaurants. Grand Palais, Paris, through June 26.
> Festival of short films. Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis, through June 20.
Festival Chopin à Paris
> The summer Chopin festival in the park. Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne, June 20-July 14.
Festival de Saint Denis
> Music festival featuring both stars and young talents. Various locations, Saint Denis, through July 2.
Festival des Cultures Juives
> Jewish cultural festival: films, theater, concerts, exhibitions and conferences. Various locations, Paris, through June 23.
Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France
> Chinese cinema comes to Paris and other French cities. Various locations, through June 30.
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.
Fête de la Musique
> The Summer Solstice festival that brings free music, good and bad, into the streets of Paris and now the world, June 21.
Fête de Montmartre
> Belle Epoque-style entertainment in the Renoir Garden of the Musée de Montmartre. Every Sunday through July 12.
Futur en Seine
> Contemporary art meets digital design at this festival. Various locations, Paris and Ile-de-France, June 19-21.
Journées d’Architectures à Vivre
> Visits to architect-designed private homes by appointment on the Web site. Paris and throughout France, June 21-23.
Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and various châteaux. Various locations, through Sept. 15.
> A “cross-disciplinary” festival — art, performances, theater, cinema, etc. Centre Pompidou, Paris, through July 20.
Opéra Côté Cour
> Free outdoor performances at various times on Sundays. Bercy Village, Paris, through July 5.
Paris Hip-Hop Festival
> Hip-hop music, dance and art festival. Various locations, Paris, through July 6.
Paris Jazz Festival
> Free outdoor weekend jazz concerts, with an expanded program this year. Parc Floral (admission: €6), Paris, June 27-July 26.
Singapour en France
> Singapore comes to France with exhibitions and events in the areas of architecture and design, the visual arts, film, dance, theater and music. Various locations, Paris and other French cities, through June 30.
> Book now for this three-day AIDS benefit with 80 rock concerts. Hippodrome de Longchamp, Paris, June 26-28.
We Are le Carreau
> Festival on the move: classes of all sorts – Qi Gong, Charleston, flamenco, etc. – concerts, dances and more, all for free. Carreau du Temple, Paris, through June 21.