Friday, January 22, 2010 (7)

Jan 22, 2010
January 12, 2010
  • Charlotte Forever

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 7:30am to Feb 23, 2010 at 2:00pm
  • Location: FIAF's Florence Gould Hall
  • Description: The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) will be starting off the New Year with CinémaTuesdays film programming in January and February dedicated to the fashionable French film icon and personality, Charlotte Gainsbourg. Over the course of nine films, including the New York premiere of Persécution (2009), and a screening of the rare Charlotte For Ever (1986), FIAF’s Charlotte Forever series will showcase the actress’s enigmatic allure and charm.Screenings every Tuesday 12:30, 4 & 7:30 pmThe Science of Sleep (La Science des Rêves) Jan. 12My Wife is an Actress (Ma femme est une actrice) Jan. 19*Special Sneak Preview Screening* Persécution Jan. 25Happily Ever After (Ils se marièrent et eurent beaucoup d’enfants) Jan. 26La Bûche Feb. 2Lover (Amoureuse) Feb. 9L’Effrontée Feb. 16Charlotte for Ever Feb. 16Kung-fu master! Feb. 23
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
January 15, 2010
  • " Blinding" at Emmanuel Fremin Gallery SoHo

  • Jan 15, 2010 at 1:00pm to Feb 26, 2010 at 2:00pm
  • Location: 546 Broadway, PH 5B, New York, NY 10012
  • Description: Emmanuel Fremin Gallery is welcoming you to our first show of the year.10 contemporary artists showcasing their works for a six week presentation including the amazing photographs of renowned French artist Michel Giliberti.Photograph works will include Thomas Barbey, Shunsuke Francois Nanjo, Drew Tal, Alex Romanov and Jean Noel L'harmeroult.Painting and Mixed Media work will include PHL, Francoise Ben Arous and Simone Monney.A special installation work will be displayed by artist Kilu.Opening night will be held on Friday, January 15, 6 to 8 PM.Join us on Facebook, Emmanuel Fremin.
  • Created by: Emmanuel Fremin
January 16, 2010
  • Haiti Cultural Exchange Presents Krik: Krak! Storytelling & Songs

  • Jan 16, 2010 at 6:00am to Mar 6, 2010 at 7:00am
  • Location: Nairobi's Knapsack
  • Description: KRIK: KRAK! STORYTELLING & SONGSFor Children ages 2 to 5Saturdays from 11 am to 12 pmChildren will discover stories about Haiti, its history and culture, learn traditional Haitian songs, and have fun!Starting January 16, 2010Class will meet weekly for a period of 8 consecutive weeks atNAIROBI’S KNAPSACK744 FRANKLIN AVENUE (BETWEEN STERLING & ST. JOHN’S PL.)Directions: 2,3,4,5 to Franklin AvenueTo register please send an email to$40.00 donation/child for 8-week session
  • Created by: Rachel - Haiti Cultural Exchange
January 22, 2010
  • Django A-Go-Go: 100 Years of Gypsy Jazz Genius Django Reinhardt

  • Jan 22, 2010 at 1:00pm to Jan 23, 2010 at 6:00pm
  • Location: Joe's Pub
  • Description: Gypsy Guitar clinic featuring Maie Bittel, Biel Ballester and Stephane WrembelSaturday, January 23 at 2:00 PMSpanish and American masters Biel Ballester and Stephane Wrembel perform the music of Django and Vicky Cristina Barcelona, with special guest BabikFriday, January 22 at 8:00 PM & Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 PMThe legendary Maie Bittel and Stephane Wrembel and special guest BabikFriday, January 22 at 10:00 PM & Saturday, January 23 at 9:30 PM100 years ago, one of the greatest genius in the history of guitar was born. Django Reinhardt, a French Gypsy, created all the foundations for modern guitar playing, as well as a very distinctive and unique style, called by many "gypsy swing". Gypsy swing is an art, a universe of sound requiring the highest levels of technical guitar virtuosity, as well as the deepest emotions and soul. It is not surprising that his music is performed all over the world, and is now the absolute reference for guitar mastery. Joe's Pub will celebrate a century
  • Created by: Joe's Pub
  • Francophiles Take Over Williamsburg for Galette Des Rois Fête

  • Jan 22, 2010 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Location: The Richardson
  • Description: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Sam MaherPhone: 917-747-3043Email: samteachesfrench@gmail.comFRANCOPHILES TAKE OVER WILLIAMSBURG“Galette Des Rois” Party Hosted By Entrepreneurial TeacherFrench and French-lovers alike will be convening at The Richardson in Williamsburg on Friday, January 22nd from 6:30-8:30pm for the first annual “Galette Des Rois” Party, which is a French tradition celebrating l’Epiphanie (the arrival of the Three Wise Men in Bethlehem). Taking center stage at the party will be a large pastry-like cake that has a fève (small prize) somewhere inside. Whoever receives the slice of cake containing the trinket will be crowned the Roi or Reine for the evening and has certain privileges unbeknownst to them. Think New Orleans king cake celebrations, but with Kir Royales and Edith Piaf and Serge Gainsbourg crooning in the background.The mastermind behind this upcoming celebration is Sam Maher, a local French instructor who has been teaching out of a spacious studio in the heart
  • Created by: Sam Maher