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Cherry blossoms in Giverny. © Paris Update

 

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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 26.09.12

Paris Update What’s New in Paris

A FRENCH RECIPE A DAY...
Everyday French Chef: Paris writer and cooking teacher Meg Bortin’s new English-language blog offers a truly tempting new recipe every day for an easy-to-make French dish. Recent offerings: magret de canard au cassis and ricotta à la lavande et aux mirabelles for dessert.

ISLAMIC WING
Louvre:
The Louvre’s new Islamic wing opened this week with a dramatic golden "flying carpet" roof in an 18th-century courtyard and an exceptional collection of 3,000 works dating from the seventh to the 19th centuries.

CLOTHING BY THE KILO
Kiloshop:
Vintage clothing sold by weight. 125, bd St. Germain, 75006 Paris, and 69-71, rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris.

FEEL THE QI
104: Free Qi Gong courses are held every Sat. and Sun. at 11am and 12:15pm at 104. 5, rue Curial, 75019, Paris.