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Paris Update What’s On

Links to events happening this week in Paris.

Stick up for science
> The Paris March for Science begins at 1pm at the Jardin des Plantes (Place Valhubert), April 22.

Silent films from Switzerland?
> They’re rare, but they do exist and can be seen at the Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé, Paris, April 20-May 2.

Voices from the North
> The Pølar Festival celebrates Northern European culture with films, concerts, talks and more. Various locations, Paris, April 19-29.

Photo walk
> Eight Paris galleries hold special photography shows and events for Parcours Fotofever. Various locations, Paris, through May 1.

Photo shows galore
> Le Mois de la Photo has been moved from autumn to spring, with 96 exhibitions taking place all over the greater Paris area. See Web site for locations and dates.

Art videos
> The theme of this year’s Videobox Festival is “noise and movement.” Carreau du Temple, Paris, April 27-29.

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, April 20-22.

French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation shows Nicolas Bedos’s Monsieur & Madame Adelman preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50). Studio 28, Paris, April 21.

Polaroid pix
> The “Expolaroid” exhibition features Polaroid images by nine artists. La Maison des Ensembles, Paris, through April 25.

Binge-watching
> Festival Séries Mania shows TV series from around the world and holds debates, conferences and special guests like Julianna Margulies of “The Good Wife,” all for free. Forum des Images, Paris, through April 23.

Travel yarns
> Travel fanatics get together at the Paris Travelers Festival to swap tales of their adventures. FIAP, Paris, April 22-23.

Street art indoors

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The gallery Art in the Game will be showing works by Felipe Pantone at the Urban Art Fair.> Some 30 galleries show street art at the Urban Art Fair. Carreau du Temple, Paris, April 20-23.

Virtual reality
> Drop in on Saturday or Sunday from 2pm to 8pm for a free virtual trip at the VR Express festival. Forum des Images, Paris, through June 30.

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, through Oct. 21.

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, through May 28.

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 05.12.12

Paris Update What’s New in Paris

DON'T KILL A TREE
Treezmas: This company will deliver your Christmas tree to you in a pot in Paris and nearby suburbs, then pick it after the holidays and replant it. Place orders on Web site.

MUSIC AND MEALS
Café Salle Pleyel:
Famed patissier Philippe Conticini of La Pâtisserie des Rêves (known for his “deconstructions” of classic French pastries like the Saint Honoré) will be in charge of the kitchen of the restaurant of the Salle Pleyel, the legendary Art Deco concert hall for the year to come. 252, rue du Faubourg St- Honoré, 75008 Paris. Tel.: 01 53 75 28 44. Open Mon.-Fri. for lunch and for post-concert dinners.

SUSTAINABLE, WEARABLE ART
Kristin Eager Killion:
American artist and accessory designer Killion will be showing her “sustainable” works made from found objects at the boutique of Spanish fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada through Dec. 14. 9, rue Guénégaud, 75006 Paris.

AMERICAN-STYLE SHOPPING
So Ouest: “The largest shopping mall west of Paris” is located in the suburb of Levallois-Perret, with a hundred stores, including the biggest Marks & Spencer on the Continent and all done up in marble and wood paneling. 31 rue d'Alsace, 92300 Levallois.

THE LAST BAR
Le Dernier Bar: A new three-story bar/restaurant in the heart of Paris that manages to be big yet cozy and welcoming at the same time, with decors varying from clubby-British/library to space age. Friendly staff, exhibitions, readings and other events. 19, avenue Victoria, 75001. Tel.; 01 53 00 98 95.