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Cherry blossoms in Giverny. © Paris Update

 

Paris Update What's On

Links to events happening this week in Paris.

Contemporary art fair

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"Le Port de Carnon" (2016), by Vincent Bioulès, at Galerie La Forest Divonne, Art Paris.

> Art Paris: 144 galleries. Grand Palais, Paris, March 30-April 2.

Celebrating crafts
> Artisans open their studios, hold exhibitions and give demonstrations of such crafts as jewelry-making or woodworking for Les Journées des Métiers d'Art. Various locations, Paris, March 31-April 2.

African culture festival
> The 100% Afriques festival showcases dance, theater, music, fashion, design, art, food and more from all over the continent. La Villette, Paris, March 23-May 28.

French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation shows Thierry Fremaux's Lumière, preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50). Studio 28, Paris, March 31.

Documentary film festival
> Cinéma du Réel showcases documentaries from around the world. Various venues, Paris, March 24-April 2.

Suburban blues
> The Banlieues Bleues festival brings major French and international jazz acts to the Paris suburbs. Various venues, through March 31.

Before and after ecological disaster
> The Chic Planète festival presents two types of films, those celebrating the bounty of the earth and science-fiction views of what will happen after an ecopalypse. Forum des Images, Paris, through April 13.

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What's New 05.09.12

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PARIS-LONDON BIKE PATH
L’Avenue Verte London Paris: Forget the Eurostar. Now you can cycle from Paris to London or vice versa along a marked path that takes you to Dieppe and across the Channel to Newhaven.

TAXI SHARES
Wecab:
A new shared taxi service: book online, fixed price up to 40 percent less than a normal cab, and a maximum of three stops, including yours.

GARDEN SHARES
Plantez Chez Nous:
A Web site that unites people who have a garden but don’t garden with people who don’t have a garden but love to garden. Both parties end up with fresh fruits and vegetables.

OPERATIC TERRACE
L’Opéra Restaurant
: The year-old

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restaurant in the Opéra Garnier is rather pricey, but you can go for just a drink to enjoy its newly opened terrace.