Paris Update Events 20.11.2019

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Through November 30

“Underground” exhibition

“The Truth in Disguise” features photography and image-based works by 20 artists, among them Idris Khan, Andreas Gursky, Joel-Peter Witkin, Joan Foncuberta and Marina Abramović & Ulay. RSVP required for events. Above: “MoneyBag” (2016), by Yuken Teruya.

First arrondissement, Paris

November 22-24

Crafts fair

Artists and artisans sell their handmade objects at the Salon Ob’Art.

Espace des Blancs Manteaux, Paris


Christmas markets

Mulled wine and gifts galore: a full list of Christmas markets in Paris.

Various locations, Paris

Through November 23

Focus on photos in Saint Germain

Festival Photo Saint Germain: Special photo shows in Left Bank galleries, museums, cultural centers and bookshops. Opening night: November 6.

Various locations, Paris

Through December 1

Postcards from America

In the exhibition “Americana,” photographer Anne Hollande shows images taken in the USA between 2010 and 2018.

La Bellevilloise, Paris

December 6

Star chefs at home

The best chefs in the field leave their kitchens for one night to cook for eight in your home – Paris reservations for Grand Fooding open November 25.

Various locations

Through December 24

African music and film

The Africolor cultural festival puts African music in the spotlight.

Various locations in Paris suburbs

November 23-December 8

Engraving festival

Engravers from around the world gather for the nineteenth Biennale Internationale de la Gravure.

Sarcelles, France

November 22-24

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

Through November 24

World cinema festival

Recent fiction films on political and social issues are celebrated at the 10th Un État du Monde festival.

Forum des Images, Paris

Through November 30

Modern jazz

Jazz musicians from around the world come together for the month-long Jazzycolors Festival.

Forum des Instituts Culturels Étrangers and various venues around Paris

Through December 21

Experimental audiovisuals

Vidéobox welcomes Fresnoy, an internationally recognized incubator for emerging, innovative artists in the audiovisual field. Above: Fernando Colin Roque’s short film Dana, Carnaval y Tzompantli will be screened as part of the exhibition.

Carreau du Temple, Paris

Through December 31

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 February 9

Art of tomorrow, today

Performances and installations using new technology are on show at the Biennale Némo.

Various locations, Île-de-France

Through December 31

Contemporary arts festival

The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world.

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

November 24

French film with English subtitles

Lost In Frenchlation presents Une Joie Secrète, directed by Jérôme Cassou, followed by a Q&A with Nadia Vadori-Gauthier, the dancer featured in the film.

Club de L’Étoile, Paris

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