Paris Update This Week’s Events
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Carpe Diem mais avec tes Baskets
> A weekend of free sports and dance activities: yoga, fencing, buto, flamenco and more. Carreau du Temple, Paris, May 30-31.
Festival de l’Imaginaire
> Performances by troupes from around the world, Maison des Cultures du Monde, Paris, through June 1.
Festival de Saint Denis
> Music festival featuring both stars and young talents. Various locations, Saint Denis, through June 27.
Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France
> Chinese cinema comes to Paris and other French cities. Various locations, through July 1.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Seven deadly sins” is the theme of this year’s garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Oct. 21.
Festival l’Afrique dans tous les Sens
> A celebration of African music, film, art, fashion, dance, cuisine and more. Various locations, Paris, through June 1.
Food Trucks Tour
> Food trucks gather at four train stations: Gare de l’Est and Gare de Lyon in Paris, May 12-July 12. Gare de Saint-Lazare in Paris, June 2-July 12. Gare Saint-Charles in Marseille, July 15-Aug. 12.
In Situ Art Festival
> Forty street artists take over a wasteland in a Paris suburb. 174 avenue Jean Jaurès, Fort d’Aubervilliers, May 17-July 14.
Le Court en Dit Long
> Festival of short films. Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris, June 2-7.
> Cultural festival in the third arrondissement: art, poetry, concerts and more. Various locations, Paris, June 13-15.
Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
> The features and short subjects entered in this category at the Cannes Film Festival shown in Paris. Forum des Images, Paris, through June 7.
> Book now for this three-day AIDS benefit with 80 rock concerts. Hippodrome de Longchamp, Paris, June 27-29.