Lost in Frenchlation presents Pour la France, directed by Rachid Hami.
Opera houses across France open their doors to visitors and put on performances and workshops for Tous à l’Opéra!
Various locations, France
April 27-May 8
You can buy just about anything at the century-old Foire de Paris, a gigantic pop-up store.
Porte de Versailles, Paris
Museums stay open into the night for free and hold special events for the Nuit Européenne des Musées.
Various locations, Paris & Europe
Local bars will feature craft beers May 8-12, and 50 French microbrewers will be on hand for the Paris Beer Festival (May 13-14) at Ground Control.
Various locations & Ground Control, Paris
NollywoodWeek Paris promotes cinema from Nigeria and the wider African diaspora.
Cinéma l’Arlequin, Paris
Celebration of the joyous Fête de Holi. Don’t wear your best clothes in case you are caught in a shower of color.
Jardin d’Acclimatation, Paris
Paris’s bustling coffee scene is celebrated at Paris Café Festival.
Through May 15
“Planète France” is an outdoor exhibition of photographer Loïc Lagarde‘s colorful travel shots of the regions of France, from Montmartre to Mont Saint-Michel. Pictured above: Notre Dame seen by Loïc Lagarde.
Bercy Village, Paris
Concerts, conferences and master classes abound at Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
Various locations in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris
Through May 18
A retrospective of classic Warner Bros. films featuring such heavyweights as Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney.
Cinémathèque Française, Paris
Samples, stalls and more from Pantin’s bakers at La Fête du Pain.
Parvis de Notre-Dame, Paris
Through May 21
The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.
Through June 21
Le Mois du Dessin becomes Le Printemps du Dessin: exhibitions and workshops highlighting this simple and accessible art form will take place across the country.
Various venues, France
Through July 14
The Moviment festival offers free, rotating art shows, performances, films and more Galerie 3 of the Centre Pompidou.