Paris Update Events 21.11.2018

Links to events happening this week in Paris

November 21-25

Arts festival

The Inrocks Festival, sponsored by the cultural magazine of the same name, features concerts, meetings with writers, films and more.

Gaîté Lyrique, Paris

November 23-25

Crafts fair

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

Espace des Blancs Manteaux, Paris

November 22

Media festival

Médias en Seine explores how media will be reinvented for the future; lineup includes journalists who worked on the Panama Papers investigation.

Various locations, Paris


Christmas markets

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

Various locations, Paris

November 22-25

Design deals

The Puces du Design is a huge flea market for designer furnishings and objects.

Porte de la Villette, Paris

Through December 22

African music and film

The Africolor cultural festival puts African music in the spotlight.

Various locations in Paris suburbs

Through December 8

Noise in the library

Festival Monte le Son: This year’s festival in Paris libraries focuses on “the voice.” Expect music ranging from opera to metal.

Various libraries, Paris

Through November 30

Over and over again

The festival Vertigo Replay features films in which repetition plays a key role, like Vertigo, Groundhog Day and Happy Death Day.

Forum des Images, Paris

Through December 8

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 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

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, Paris

Through December 1

Groundbreaking photography

Artists push the boundaries of the photography medium at the Biennale de l’Image Tangible. Above: photo by Sylvie Bonnot.

Mémoire de l’Avenir, Paris

Through December 18

Dance photography

Captivating photographs of dancers at Gabriela Rosa de Silva’s Danse Poétique.

Maison de la Via Associative et Cityenne, Paris

Through November 25

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 January 6

Interactive science exhibition

The science and inspiration of meteorites are explored at Meteorites: From Sky to Earth.

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris

Through January 15

Festival of lights

Espèces en Voie d’Illumination: Biodiversity is celebrated at this unique nighttime light festival.

Jardin des Plantes, Paris

November 25

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents En Liberté (The Trouble With You), directed by Pierre Salvadori, followed by a Q&A with the film’s translator.

Club de L’Étoile, Paris

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