Paris Update Events 23.11.16

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Paris Update This Week’s Events

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

Heaven on Earth

> Hadja Lahbib’s documentary Patience, Patience T’iras au Paradis, recounts the story of the slamming, dancing and singing Tata Milouda,who became a star at 60 and inspired other North African immigrant women to change their lives. Maison de Métallos, Paris, Nov. 29. Free; reserve here.

French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation presents Houda Benyamina’s Divines, winner of the Camera d’Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, preceded by a drinks party (€4.50). Studio 28, Paris, Oct. 28.

Festival of American films
> The Festival TCM Cinéma opens with a free screening of La Classe Américaine: Le Grand Détournement, a movie made with clips from old American films put together to tell a new story. Cinéma Les Fauvettes, Paris, Nov. 24-27.

Sunday gallery hopping
> One hundred art galleries open exceptionnellement on Sunday and hold special events. Various locations, Paris, Nov. 27, noon-7pm.

Wine fair
> The Grand Tasting features both big-name wineries and up-and-coming ones, along with master classes and food-and-wine pairing workshops. Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, Nov. 25-26.

Independent winemakers’ fair
> Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants: French winemakers bring their vintages to Paris for popular wine fair. Porte de Versailles, Paris, Nov. 24-Nov. 28.

Christmas markets
> Mulled wine and gifts galore. A full list of Christmas markets in Paris. Various locations and dates.

AIDS benefit
> Solidarité Sida is still raising money, this year with a circus gala, to fight the epidemic that killed 1.2 million people in 2015. Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, Nov. 28

Contemporary art fair
> 125 artists show their work at MACparis. Espace Champerret, Paris, Nov. 24-27.

Art Fair
> The Experiences Art Fair shows art in empty buildings. 14 Place Jacques Bonsergent, Paris, Nov. 28-Dec. 6.

African music and film
> Africolor cultural festival. Various locations in Paris suburbs, through Dec. 24.

Master of Indian cinema
Festival Satyajit Ray. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Dec. 14.

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 Dec. 20.

Contemporary arts festival
> The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world. Various venues, Paris, through Dec. 31.

Music & more in park bandstands
> Kiosques en Fête brings life to the bandstands in Paris’s parks with concerts, writing workshops, club meetings and even a square dance. Various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.


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