Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> Paris goes tropical with music, dancing and carnival parades. Place de la Bastille, Paris, June 28, 2pm-6pm.
> Dance, music, films, art and theater by young artists all over Europe, with some free events. Various locations, Paris, through June 27.
> Eclectic music festival with acts like Hindi Zahra, Matthew E. White and Ibeyi. Philharmonie de Paris, Paris, July 1-8.
Festival Chopin à Paris
> The summer Chopin festival in the park. Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne, through July 14.
Festival de Saint Denis
> Music festival featuring both stars and young talents. Various locations, Saint Denis, through July 2.
Festival des Cultures Juives
> Jewish cultural festival: films, theater, concerts, exhibitions and conferences. Various locations, Paris, through June 23.
Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France
> Chinese cinema comes to Paris and other French cities. Various locations, through June 30.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Extraordinary Gardens, Collectors’ Gardens” is the theme of this year’s popular garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 1.
Fête de Montmartre
> Belle Epoque-style entertainment in the Renoir Garden of the Musée de Montmartre. Every Sunday through July 12.
Films sous les Etoiles
> Free outdoor film screenings in the Parc de Saint Cloud, June 25-27
Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and various châteaux. Various locations, through Sept. 15.
> A “cross-disciplinary” festival — art, performances, theater, cinema, etc. Centre Pompidou, Paris, through July 20.
Opéra Côté Cour
> Free outdoor performances at various times on Sundays. Bercy Village, Paris, through July 5.
Paris Hip-Hop Festival
> Hip-hop music, dance and art festival. Various locations, Paris, through July 6.
Paris Jazz Festival
> Free outdoor weekend jazz concerts, with an expanded program this year. Parc Floral (admission: €6), Paris, June 27-July 26.
Singapour en France
> Singapore comes to France with exhibitions and events in the areas of architecture and design, the visual arts, film, dance, theater and music. Various locations, Paris and other French cities, through June 30.
> Retail sales in Paris stores: through Aug. 4.
> Book now for this three-day AIDS benefit with 80 rock concerts. Hippodrome de Longchamp, Paris, through June 28.