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.
Blue Note Festival
> Jazz festival associated with the famed record label. Various venues, Paris, through Nov. 23.
> Festival of short films from around the world. Lambert Wilson is the president of the jury this year. Various venues, Paris, Nov. 24-30.
> Contemporary arts festival: dance, film, theater and more. Various venues, Paris, through Jan. 26.
> This music festival in Paris libraries focuses on folk music this year. Various venues, Paris, through Nov. 29.
Frimousses de Créateurs
> Unicef auctions off original creations by fashion designers and artists for the benefit of the children of Darfour. Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, Exhibition Nov. 18-23, auction Nov. 24 at 8pm.
Mois de la Photo
> Dozens of photo exhibitions and other photo-related events. Various venues, Paris throughout Nov. and beyond.
> Festival of detective fiction, with films, concerts and readings by authors from around the world. La Mairie du 13e arrondissement, Paris, Nov. 21-23.