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).
Women onstage – shocking!
> The International Players present Playhouse Creatures, a comedy (in English) about the first women allowed to perform on the English stage in 1670, after the Restoration. Maison des Associations, Saint Germain en Laye, Jan. 27-29.
> The Faits d’Hiver festival presents seven new dance performances. Various venues, Paris and suburbs, through Feb. 9.
French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation shows Lisa Azuelos’s Dalida. Le Brady, Paris, Feb. 2.
> The Festival Au Fil des Voix presents concerts by musicians from Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Alhambra & Studio de l’Hermitage, Paris, until Feb. 1.
Indian film scene
> The festival India Express takes a tour of new and classic films focusing on the subcontinent’s major cities. Forum des Images, Paris, through Feb. 26.
Tribute to the graphic arts
> The Graphic Design Festival sponsors various events, including exhibitions and sports graphics on street furniture. Various locations, Paris, through Feb. 22.
Behind closed doors
> Book now to visit places in Paris that are normally closed during Paris Face Cachée, including a lab trying to find cures for genetic diseases, located in a glass building with a panoramic roof terrace. Various venues, Paris and suburbs, Jan. 27-29.
> Paris Cocktail Week offers master classes, special restaurant menus with cocktail/food pairings and other festivities. Various venues, Paris, through Jan. 28.
Young European photographers
> The Festival Circulation(s) features emerging photographers. Centquatre, Paris, through March 5.
Free subtitled French films
> My French Film Festival offers frees streaming of French movies. Through Feb. 13.
Frank Capra Retrospective
> The great American director in the spotlight. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Feb. 27.
Chinese New Wave
> Nouvelles Voix du Cinéma Chinois screens films by a new generation of directors beginning around the turn of the 21st-century. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Feb. 20.
> Retail sales all over France: through Feb. 21.
> Where to ice skate in Paris, including the Eiffel Tower and the Grand Palais.