Paris Update Events 23.10.2019

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Through November 14

Outdoor art

During the new Monumental event, outsized sculptures by four artists line the chic Avenue George V.

 Avenue George V, Paris

October 25-30

Science film festival

Films on everything from dinosaurs to the search for extraterrestrials at Pariscience.

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris

November 8-16

Dystopian theatre

Horrors of the future will be imagined and performed at Festival Les Enfants du Désordre.

La Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel

November 8-10

Photo fair

First-time exhibitors and first-time buyers are encouraged at Fotofever 2019.

Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

November 9-11

African Art and Design

Also Known As Africa, France’s only design fair devoted to African style returns for its fourth edition. Above: art by German artist Marion Boehm will be on display.

Le Carreau du Temple, Paris

October 26-27

Spotlight on the moving image

The moving image is on show in all its transdisciplinary glory at Festival Second Square.

Le Carreau du Temple, Paris

October 31-November 2

Indie, rock, electro

The Pitchfork Music Festival features such acts as Skepta and Mura Masa.

Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris

Through November 2

Buster Keaton retrospective

The Great Stone Face is celebrated in What a Buster… Keaton!, a retrospective of his key works.

Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé, Paris

Through October 27

Photography and charity

French photographer and sculptor Nicolas Henry’s works on major figures in the history of Emmaüs are presented in Emmaüs, le Tour d’un Monde, an exhibition celebrating the well-known charity’s 70th birthday.

Place du Palais Royal, Paris

October 25-27

Comics fans unite

Stars of comic books and their adaptations including Karen Gillan (Doctor Who, Jumanji, Avengers: Endgame) will be attendance for Paris Comic-Con.

Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris

November 7-18

Poetry festival

Readings, concerts, performances and more with Dominique A, Florent Marchet and other writers at Festival Paris en Toutes Lettres.

Maison de la Poésie and other locations, Paris

October 24-November 4

Young international artists

Youth takes precedence at the YIA Art Fair.

118, Rue de Rivoli, Paris

November 6-23

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

October 23-29

Film festival for kiddies

Mon Premier Festival features some 400 screenings, premiers and more for kids aged two and up.

Various locations, Paris

October 25-November 3

Autumn shopping fair

Find housewares, food and seasonal shopping at this year’s Foire d’Automne.

Paris Expo, 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

October 24-27

Multimedia art festival

Artists from a range of different crafts illustrate the importance of the cultural patrimony during the International Heritage Fair.

Carousel du Louvre, Paris

November 8-10

Defending human rights onscreen

The Festival Cinéma et Droits Humains, backed by Amnesty International Paris, shows features and short films with humanitarian themes.

Reflet Médicis, 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 October 27

Irish visual art

Ursula Burke‘s work focuses on Northern Irish identity through embroidery, sculpture and drawing.

Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

October 25

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Portrait de la Jeune Fille en Feu (Portrait of a Lady on Fire), directed by Céline Sciamma, followed by a Q&A with star Noémie Merlant.

Club de L’Étoile, Paris

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