Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> Contemporary art fair, 145 galleries. Grand Palais, Paris, March 26-29.
> Jazz festival in the Paris suburbs with international and French acts. Various locations, through April 17.
> Brazilian film history, from silents to 1950s comedies, 1970s alternative films and the latest features. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through May 18.
> International documentary film festival. Various locations, Paris, through March 29.
> Contemporary drawing fair, 20 galleries. Atelier Richelieu, Paris, March 27-29.
> Contemporary drawing fair, 73 galleries, Carreau du Temple, Paris, March 25-29.
Festival de l’Imaginaire
> Performances by troupes from around the world, Maison des Cultures du Monde, Paris, through May 31.
Ici et Demain
> Students of all the arts get a chance to show their stuff, various locations, Paris, through March 26.
Les Journées des Métiers d’Art
> Artisans open their studios, hold exhibitions and give demonstrations of such crafts as jewelry-making or woodworking. Various locations, Paris, March 27-29.
Les Dormeurs de Saint Denis
> Jean-Christophe Ballot’s photos of the royal tombs in the basilica of the Abbey of Saint Denis. Eglise des Billettes, Paris, through March 28.
> Retrospective of the films of the Japanese New Wave director. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through April 6.
PAD (Paris Art + Design)
> Art and design fair, 75 galleries, Tuileries Garden, Paris, March 26-29.
Rouge Gorge, 10 Ans de Dessin
> Exhibition of contemporary drawings from the magazine Rouge Gorge, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. La Bellevilloise, Paris, through April 1.
Salon du Dessin
> Art fair, works on paper, 39 galleries, Palais de la Bourse, Paris, March 25-30.
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, March 26-June 30.
Trio Jazz Live
> Free jazz concerts with reservation. L’Hôtel Renaissance Vendôme, Paris, April 17, May 20, June 19.