Paris Update Events 27.03.2019

Links to events happening this week in Paris

April 4-19

Return to Carnaval: Rituals, Roots, Rebels

An exhibition of photographer Jason Gardner’s colorful images of carnival celebrations around the world. Opening event on April 7, 2pm to 9pm.

Cinémorphe, Paris

April 12-14

Rare book fair

Some 170 bookshops will present their latest and rarest discoveries at the Salon du Livre Rare et de l’Objet d’Art.

Grand Palais, Paris

Through April 3

Bruno Nuytten retrospective

The renowned French director and cinematographer will host screenings of films from throughout his career.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through April 19

Suburban jazzfest

Banlieues Bleues brings major jazz acts to the northern suburbs of Paris.

Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis

Through April 6

“Transdisciplinary” festival

Étrange Cargo presents original contemporary performances.

Ménagerie de Verre, Paris

Through March 31

European film festival

L’Europe autour de l’Europe screens rarely seen European art films by the likes of Scotland-based director Laura Carreira and Portuguese Patricia Pinheiro de Sousa. Above: a scene from the 2018 Belgian film Les Enfants du Rivage (Fireflies).

Various venues, Paris

March 31-April 13

Women’s music festival

The focus is on diversity at Les Femmes s’en Mêlent, a festival highlighting women in the independent music scene. Past years have helped bring artists such as Christine & the Queens and Clara Luciani to success.

La Trabendo, Paris

Through June 6

Festival of innovation

100% festival showcases cutting edge theatre, dance, and art over several months.

La Villette, Paris

March 28-31

Art fair

Drawing Now focuses on contemporary drawing.

Carreau du Temple, Paris

March 29-31

Contemporary drawing fair

Ddessin presents 20 galleries featuring the work of young artists.

Atelier Richelieu, Paris

March 27-April 1

Drawing fair

The Salon du Dessin presents 39 top galleries specializing in Old Master, modern and contemporary drawings.

Palais Brongniart, Paris

April 1-7

Artisanal open house

During 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

Through March 31

Spanish film festival

La Fantastique Espagnol celebrates the best fantasy and horror films from Spain since 1960.

Forum des Images, Paris

Through March 31

Paris in pictures

Blogger and photographer Richard Nahem presents 12 years’ worth of photos of the City of Light.

Hôtel Pont-Royal, Paris

March 28 and 31

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Les Drapeaux de Papier (Paper Flags), directed by Nathan Ambrosioni (Thursday), followed by a Q&A with the lead actress, and a surprise comedy film (Sunday).

Cinéma Luminor Hôtel de Ville and Club de L’Étoile, Paris

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