Friday, February 19, 2010 (7)

Feb 19, 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 28, 2010
  • French Fairytale Acting Classes for Kids at Galli Theater

  • Jan 28, 2010 at 11:00am to Mar 25, 2010 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Midtown Manhattan
  • Description: Galli Fairytale Theater, a non profit theater for children, announces NEW Fairytale Acting classes in French, Spring 2010.Thursdays, 4.30-6pm (ages 5-7)Kids practice to speak French through role play, character work and the development of a fairytale play. At the end we are presenting a show!Thurs Jan 28 - Thurs Mar 25 (9 classes)Please contact us at $270.- ($220 for siblings)I
  • Created by: Simon Fuetterer
February 15, 2010
  • Les Lutins du Court Métrage

  • Feb 15, 2010 at 1:30pm to Feb 20, 2010 at 5:00pm
  • Location: Various
  • Description: Les Lutins du Court MétrageIn French subtitled in EnglishFrom February 15 to 20, the Alliance Francaise de Washington will present for the third consecutive year – the only French short film festival in Washington DC, “Les Lutins du Court Métrage” (the Leprechauns of the Short Film).This film festival created by Sylvain Cornevaux, Deputy Director at the Alliance Française de Washington, will feature 6 different screenings of the best French short films of 2009 in fabulous locations like the Alliance Française, Bistro Lounge Napoleon, the Hillwood Museum Estate and Gardens, the Goethe-Institut, the National Gallery of Art, and Letelier Theater.More than 2,000 professionals from the cinema vote each year in a format inspired by the Césars to determine the 25 best short films of the year, thereby bestowing upon them a mark of excellence.Supported by numerous partners, including the Ministry of Culture, the National Center of Cinematography (CNC), the mayor’s office of Paris, and the Natio
  • Created by: Sylvain Cornevaux
February 19, 2010
  • Tinariwen l The Bell House New York

  • Feb 19, 2010 from 2:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: The Bell House New York
  • Description: The guitar hero, the tumultuous bard, the fierce philosopher, the young firebrand: Friends in the wilderness, who turned from comrades in arms in a bloody desert rebellion into dedicated artists, and finally into global messengers for the people of the Sahara. This is Tinariwen, the desert rebel rockers who transformed the hypnotic music of their homeland into a gritty new breed of electric blues and made die-hard fans of music heavies from Robert Plant to Bono.
  • Created by: Nabil Bekhti
  • Vive la Chanson!

  • Feb 19, 2010 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Location: Christ and St Stephen's Episcopal Church
  • Description: A concert of French arias and art songs will feature soprano, Marsha Thompson and pianist, Byron Sean; works by Gounod, Massenet, Fauré, Delibes and Louisiana Creole songs to be performed. This event will be held on February 19, 2010 at the Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in New York City. Proceeds will benefit the Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad ( Tickets are $20 at the door. 50% Student discount available with valid ID.
  • Created by: Marsha Thompson