Paris Update Events 17.12.14

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Paris Update This Week’s Events

For full details about an event, click on its name to visit the official Web site (in English when available).

> African cultural festival; films and concerts in various venues in Paris suburbs, through Dec. 24.

Christmas Markets
> Paris’s biggest Christmas market is on the Champs Elysées between the Rond-Point and the Place de la Concorde, Paris, through Jan. 4, but there are a number of smaller ones on this list.

> A festival of films on a timely subject, including Lars von Trier’s Epidemic and William Friedkin’s Bug. Forum des Images, Paris, through Jan. 25.

Festival d’Automne
> Contemporary arts festival: dance, film, theater and more. Various venues, Paris, through Jan. 26.

Ice-Skating Rinks
> Ice skating in the Grand Palais (Dec. 14-Jan. 4), on the Champs-Elysées (through Jan. 4), at Trocadero (Dec. 12-Jan. 5), at the Hôtel de Ville (Dec. 19-March 4) and, for kids aged 3-16, along with other winter sports, at the Stade Charlety (Dec. 24-Jan. 4).

Noël Gourmand Paris
> Gourmet Christmas food fair. Palais Brogniart, Paris, Dec. 19-22.

Paris Burlesque Festival
> “Burlesque and politics” is the theme of this annual festival. Centre Barbara and La Java, Paris, Dec. 17-21.


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