Paris Update This Week’s Events
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Cinéma au Clair de Lune
> Free outdoor films in various unusual locations around Paris. Through Aug. 9.
Cinéma en Plein Air
> Theme for this year’s free outdoor film festival: “Home Cinema.” La Villette, Paris, through Aug. 23.
Ciné Quartier 13
> Free outdoor films in the parks of the 13th arrondissement on Friday evenings. Various locations, Paris, through Aug. 7.
Deauville American Film Festival
> Films by up-and-coming directors in competition, with premiers, tributes, celebrity appearances and more. Deauville, Sept. 4-13.
Festival Classique au Vert
> Free outdoor classical concerts in the Parc Floral (admission: €6), Paris, Aug. 1-Sept. 13.
Festival de l’Orangerie de Sceaux
> Classical concerts, Parc de Sceaux, Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 15-Sept. 20.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Extraordinary Gardens, Collectors’ Gardens” is the theme of this year’s popular garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 1.
Festival les Pestacles
> Concerts and other activities for kiddies age five and up. Parc Floral, Paris, through Sept. 23.
Jazz à la Villette
> Tony Allen, Steve Coleman, Naïssam Jalal, Eve Risser and more at this annual jazz festival. La Villette, Paris, Sept. 3-13.
Le Jardin à l’Heure d’Eté
> The garden of the Institut Suédois open to the public for the summer. Library, pop-up café and deck chairs for reading. Entrance at 10 rue Elzévir, Paris, through Aug. 30.
> Sandy beach and nightly concerts or DJs. Glaz’Art, Paris, through Oct. 3.
> Free activities and events on the Place de La Défense, Paris, through Aug. 23.
L’Eté du Canal, l’Ourcq en Fêtes.
> Boat rides, canal tours, dance performance, concerts, street art, outdoor films, balls and more around the Canal de l’Ourcq.Various locations, Paris & Seine Saint Denis, hrough Aug. 23.
Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and various châteaux. Various locations, through Sept. 15.
Musiques en Terrasse
> Free outdoor concerts on Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30pm. Bercy Village, Paris, through Aug. 27.
Paris Design Week
> One hundred design-related events, various locations, Paris, Sept. 5-12.
> Fun in the sun on the banks of the Seine (July 20-Aug. 16) and the Bassin de la Villette (July 20-Aug. 23): sandy beach, pool, dance lessons, restaurants, volleyball, free concerts (in front of the Hôtel de Ville) and more, Paris.
Paris Quartier d’Eté
> Annual festival of music, dance, theater and more from around the world. Various locations, Paris, through Aug. 8.
Rock en Seine
> Three-day rock festival, featuring FFS, Hot Chip, The Chemical Brothers, The Libertines, Kasabian and many other groups. Domaine de Saint-Cloud, Aug. 28-30.
> Free outdoor concerts of electronic music on Sundays. Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, Aug. 2.
> Retail sales in Paris through Aug. 4.