Paris Update Events 30.05.18

Links to events happening this week in Paris

June 2-5

Urban jungle goes green

The stony, overcrowded Place de la République will be transformed by the street artist Gad Weil into a garden oasis for a few days. If only it could last!

Place de la République, Paris

Through June 4

Free performances indoors and out

The festival Onze Bouge presents free concerts, theater, dance performances and street art.

11th arrondissement, Paris

Through June 3

Directors’ Fortnight

The features and short subjects entered in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs category at the Cannes Film Festival are shown in Paris.

Forum des Images, Paris

June 5-10

Festival of short films

Thirty-one Belgian and French-Belgian short films will be shown in the festival Le Court en Dit Long.

Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris

June 6-16

More short films

Côté Court, another festival of short subjects, has a literary bent this year.

Various locations, Paris and suburbs

Through July 10

Chinese cinema

The Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France brings films and stars to cities in France, including Paris.

Various locations

Beginning June 2

Summer Party

The Mona Bismarck American Center opens up its townhouse and garden for a series of summer parties called Mona Darlin’ featuring electronic music.

Mona Bismarck American Center, Paris

June 6

Gallery crawl

For Nocturne Rive Droite, 40 galleries around the Faubourg Saint-Honoré and Avenue Matignon, some 50 galleries, antique shops, bookstores, auction houses, framers and more will open their doors from 6pm to 11pm to show off their latest acquisitions.

Various locations, Paris

June 4

Dinosaur bones on the Eiffel Tower

The skeleton of an as-yet unnamed species of dinosaur will be auctioned off by Aguttes on the Eiffel Tower. Preview: June 2-4.

Eiffel Tower, Paris

June 3

Giant bike rally

The Convergence Francilienne brings together riders from all over the Ile de France, who converge at Bastille and parade to Invalides for a picnic. See website for routes.

Bastille, Paris

June 3-5

Art history festival

The Festival de l’Histoire de l’Art spotlights Greece this year, with conferences, debates, roundtables, tours, lectures, concerts, projections, film screeenings,  performances and more on the theme of the dream.

Various locations, Fontainebleau, Avon and Milly-la-Forêt

May 31-June 3

All about gardens

Jardins, Jardin includes gardens designed by well-known landscape architects, an urban farm and more.

Tuileries Garden, Paris

June 2-3

Green music festival

We Love Green, an outdoor festival with concerts by Beck, Charlotte Gainsbourg and many more.

Bois de Vincennes, Paris

Through May 31-July 5

Classical music festival

The Festival de Saint Denis features both stars and young talents.

Various locations, Saint Denis

Through June 4

All that jazz…

Jazz acts ranging from amateurs to big names at the Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

Various venues, Paris

June 1-3

Street Arts in Nanterre

Street performances by 40 companies during the Parade(s) festival.

Various locations, Nanterre

Through Oct. 6

Dance in historic sites

Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux.

Various locations

June 1

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Place Publique, directed by Agnès Jaoui.

Studio 28, Paris

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