Saturday, February 27, 2010 (5)

Feb 27, 2010
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 26, 2010
  • The Animauters: 50 Years of French Animation

  • Feb 26, 2010 at 1:00pm to Mar 21, 2010 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Theaters throughout NYC
  • Description: Breathtaking and rarely screened animated films from French auteurs Paul Grimault, Sylvain Chomet, Rene Laloux, Michel Ocelot, Serge Elissalde, Marie Caillou, Jacques-Remy Girerd, Jean-Francois Laguionie, Jerome Boulbes and more...Presented by the New York International Children's Film Festival. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit
  • Created by: Regan Rondy
  • Astrid Bas Diptych: The Lover and La Musica Deuxième

  • Feb 27, 2010 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Location: Le Skyroom at French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
  • Description: A unique theatrical event, this program pairs a staged, set-to-music adaptation of Marguerite Duras’s prize-winning novel The Lover (1984), with Duras’s play, La Musica Deuxième (1985).The Lover, a recipient of the Goncourt prize, is an autobiographical work. It evokes Duras’s childhood in Vietnam, recounting a teenager’s scandalous affair with a rich, older Chinese businessman. In this adaptation, director and actress Bas collaborates with Flammer, a composer and violinist, who has previously scored some of Duras’s films. Bas and Flammer use their respective instruments—voice for Bas and music for Flammer—to create a transporting performance.The second piece, La Musica Deuxième, tells the story of a man and woman who reunite three years after they have separated, to finalize their divorce. Though they have begun new lives, their history and a shared nostalgia lead them to each other. Through conversation they reconstruct their past, revealing misunderstandings and betrayals. Conceived
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher