An exhibition of photographer Jason Gardner’s colorful images of carnival celebrations around the world. Opening event on April 7, 2pm to 9pm.
Li-Kung Kuo on violin and Cédric Lorel on piano will play works by Debussy and Saint-Saëns.
Chapelle de l’hôpital Lariboisière, Paris
Some 70 galleries will participate in PAD (Paris Art + Design).
Tuileries Garden, Paris
Over 140 galleries will show their wares at Art Paris.
Grand Palais, Paris
Through 28 July
An imagined path is drawn between the lives of Pablo Picasso and his admirer, renowned Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini.
Cinémathèque Française, Paris
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
Corcondan(s)e puts together choreographers with writers to produce original performance pieces from scratch.
Various locations, France
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
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
100% festival showcases cutting edge theatre, dance, and art over several months.
La Villette, Paris
Through April 26
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
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
Étrange Cargo presents original contemporary performances.
Ménagerie de Verre, Paris
April 20-June 30
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.
Through April 7
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
L’éclat du Noir et Blanc celebrates contemporary films made in black and white.
Forum des Images, Paris
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
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