Paris Update Events 3.04.2019

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 6

Free classical concert

Li-Kung Kuo on violin and Cédric Lorel on piano will play works by Debussy and Saint-Saëns.

Chapelle de l’hôpital Lariboisière, Paris

April 3-7

Art and design fair

Some 70 galleries will participate in PAD (Paris Art + Design).

Tuileries Garden, Paris

April 4-7

Contemporary art fair

Over 140 galleries will show their wares at Art Paris.

Grand Palais, Paris

Through 28 July

Art meets cinema

An imagined path is drawn between the lives of Pablo Picasso and his admirer, renowned Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

April 6-7

Paris’s first Fado music festival

Parisians passionate about Portugal’s traditional Fado music will gather to see musicians in the city’s first ever Fado festival.

Le Trianon, Paris

Through April 27

Novel dance festival

Corcondan(s)e puts together choreographers with writers to produce original performance pieces from scratch.

Various locations, France

April 12-13

Take home a winemaker

Winemakers from Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux come to Paris to offer tastings of their products in wine bars and private homes for the event J’Irai Déguster chez Vous.

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

Through April 26

Michelin star meal

Le Train Bleu welcomes renowned Lyon chef Mathieu Viannay to take over their menu for the month of April.

Le Train Bleu, Paris

Through April 19

Suburban jazzfest

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

Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis

April 2, 9, 16, 23

Free concerts in the Marais

Each Tuesday in April at 12:30, talented cellists and flautists will play for free. No reservation necessary.

Église des Blancs Manteaux, Paris

Through April 6

“Transdisciplinary” festival

Étrange Cargo presents original contemporary performances.

Ménagerie de Verre, Paris

April 20-June 30

Young European photographers

The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers. Above: Anglo-French photographer Ed Alcock will exhibit a series on what it means to call Britain home in post-Brexit Europe.

Centquatre, Paris

Through April 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

April 3-28

Black and White films in 2019

L’éclat du Noir et Blanc celebrates contemporary films made in black and white.

Forum des Images, 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

April 5 & 7

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Celle Que Vous Croyez (Who You Think I Am), directed by Safy Nebou, on Friday (preceded by an Amélie walking tour of Montmartre), and Convoi Exceptionnel, directed by Bertrand Blier, on Sunday

Studio 28 and Club de L’Étoile, Paris

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