Paris Update This Week’s Events
For full details about an event, click on its name to visit the official Web site (in English when available).
> “Magical” installations “play with our perception of time and question the fragility of existence.” Centquatre, Paris, through Feb. 2.
Festival Au Fil des Voix
> World music artists from Portugal, Israel, Mali, Kurdistan, Spain, Italy, Algeria and more. Alhambra and L’Hermitage, Paris, Jan. 30-Feb. 10.
Festival On Y Danse
> Belgian dance companies perform in Paris. Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris, through Feb. 9.
> Jazz festival with 50 concerts featuring French jazz musicians. Duc des Lombards, Paris, through Feb. 1.
> Westerns, films noirs and adventure films by the versatile Hollywood director Henry Hathaway. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Feb. 23.
> Outdoor skating at the Hôtel de Ville, through March 2.
> One-act opera by Viktor Ullmann with a libretto by Peter Kien, written in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Théâtre de L’Athénée, Paris, through Jan. 30.
Les Enfants des Villes
> Festival of films featuring children at large in major cities, from Oliver Twist in London to Hugo Cabret in Paris. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Feb. 14.
Made in Smile: Paris-Shanghai Pop-up Store
> A one-day pop-up store on the occasion of the Chinese New Year, with workshops for kids, a concert, tearoom, a film and shopping. La Cartonnerie, Feb. 2.
Paris Face Caché
> Visits to hidden or little-known places in Paris, various locations, reservation required, Jan. 31-Feb. 2.
> Retail sales all over France, through Feb. 12.