Wednesday, March 24, 2010 (11)

Mar 24, 2010
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
March 11, 2010
  • Exposition "Splendeurs du Nu"

  • Mar 11, 2010 at 9:00am to Mar 31, 2010 at 2:00pm
  • Location: Pavillon d'Art Contemporain
  • Description: Pavillon d'Art Contemporain est une galerie située en plein quartier artistique de New York, Soho.A partir du 1 Mars et jusqu'au 31 Mars seront exposés les "Splendeurs du Nu ", les oeuvres de divers artistes européen.Ouverte au public du Mardi au Samedi de 2:00 pm à 6:00 pm.Entre les rues Lafayettes et Crosby, Métro Canal Street, ligne 6, N,Q, R, W.Pour tout renseignement, n'hésitez pas à me contacter :Adresse e-mail :
  • Created by: Emilie Lenglain
March 16, 2010
  • Odon, Weaver of Dreams

  • Mar 16, 2010 at 2:30pm to Mar 24, 2010 at 2:00pm
  • Location: FIAF Gallery
  • Description: Early in his career, Odon’s intensely personal and mysterious images were inspired by the Cobra movement (Copenhagen, Brussels, Amsterdam), a group of expressionist painters interested in freedom of color and form. In the 1970s Odon began experimenting with the inclusion of cut and woven modifications on the surfaces of his paintings. By the late 1970s this had evolved into an increasingly complex process of cutting, shredding, and braiding paper, painted by him on both sides, into never-ending, sunburst-like forms that he calls mandalas. The ancient form of the mandala, meaning circle in Sanskrit, is a common symbol of sacred power in many cultures, representing a cosmic diagram viewed from the human perspective.Odon’s works are dream-like meditations on the order of the world. The artist works slowly, weaving the flat, meticulously painted paper into magical endless webs. Through these circular sculptures, Odon presents the infinite in finite form and alludes to the natural energy an
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
March 18, 2010
  • L’Étoile - New York City Opera

  • Mar 18, 2010 at 3:00pm to Apr 3, 2010 at 9:30am
  • Location: Lincoln Center - David H. Koch Theatre
  • Description: L’Étoile“Man cannot live by champagne alone -- he also needs the music of Emmanuel Chabrier, which is the aesthetic equivalent of a chilled split of Dom Perignon.” – The Washington PostLa Belle Époque meets Broadway razzle-dazzle in Mark Lamos’s stylish staging inspired by Toulouse-Lautrec, bringing his famous can-can girls to life with effervescent dances choreographed by Seán Curran. Tenor Jean-Paul Fouchécourt stars in this caper about a king, an astrologer, and a hapless peddler.Thu, Mar 18 at 7Sat, Mar 20 at 8Fri, Mar 26 at 8Sun, Mar 28 at 1:30Thu, Apr 1 at 8Sat, Apr 3 at 1:30 (abridged Family Matinee)Sung in French with English supertitles
  • Created by: Joseph
March 19, 2010
  • Drew Tal " ON EDGE"

  • Mar 19, 2010 at 2:00pm to Apr 30, 2010 at 3:00pm
  • Location: 546 Broadway, PH 5B, New York, NY 10012
  • Description: We are welcoming you to the opening of Drew Tal "ON EDGE", at Emmanuel Fremin Gallery SoHoAbout Drew Tal:Drew Tal lives and works in New York City. His work combinesphotography with digital media to render highly stylized and realisticsymbolic imagery. Tal grew up in Israel where he was exposed to manydifferent religions, struggles, ethnicities, and cultures. Tal oftenfinds his inspiration through the experiences of his past. He focuseson faces and dramatic close-up portraits.His work is powerful and often highlights the complexities of faith,spirituality and the dialectics between man and gods.About Emmanuel Fremin Gallery:Emmanuel Fremin is a contemporary art gallery that mainly focuses onthe photography, videos, installations and multi platforms. They area non conformist gallery that showcases serene, spiritual orprovocative pieces.
  • Created by: Emmanuel Fremin
March 21, 2010
  • French 2010 Oscar winner Logorama (w/ other 2010 nominated animated short films)

  • Mar 21, 2010 to Mar 24, 2010
  • Location: IFC Center
  • Description: The five films nominated for this year’s Academy Award for Best Animated Short, plus three additional films named to the Academy’s shortlist. Note: the first seven films in this program are suitable all ages; the final short, LOGORAMA, contains strong language.Mon, Mar 22 at: 11:15 AM, 3:35 PM, 8:00 PMTue, Mar 23 at: 11:15 AM, 3:35 PM, 8:00 PMWed, Mar 24 at: 11:15 AM, 3:35 PM, 8:00 PMThu, Mar 25 at: 11:15 AM, 3:35 PM, 8:00 PMThe program includes the following short films, in order of screening:FRENCH ROAST - In a fancy Parisian Café, an uptight businessman is about to pay the check when he finds out that he has lost his wallet. To save time he decides to order more coffee. (France, 8 min., Director: Fabrice O. Joubert)THE LADY AND THE REAPER (La Dama y la muerte) – A sweet old lady lives alone on her farm, waiting for death so that she can see her beloved husband once again. One night, she is invited to enter death’s domain, but someone will ruin it for her. (Spain, 8 min., Director: J
  • Created by: Quentin Jouberton
March 24, 2010
  • Float into Spring with French Culture Nights

  • Mar 24, 2010 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: New York
  • Description: March brings a hint of spring with Papillon Night, hosted by French Culture Nights. Singer Marie Martin, a native of Brittany, will help us float into warmer weather on Wednesday, March 24. The evening includes an exhibit of contemporary prints and a preview of French cinema, and closes with live dancing.French Culture Nights offer a monthly opportunity to experience live music and fine art along with others who share a vibrant interest in French culture. Papillon Night -- named after the elusive butterfly of spring -- will be held at The Imperial (17 West 19th Street) starting at 6 pm. Admission is free if you pre-register online at, otherwise it's $10 at the door. Admission includes a free copy of the COOL Guide to French Culture.FEATURED PERFORMERS on Wednesday, March 24At the elegant but extremely fun Imperial (17 West 19th Street):* Marie Martin, a French singer who draws on her experiences, relationships and travels to New York, London and Brittany as her
  • Created by: Enrique Gonzalez
  • French Movie Night presents, "Shall We Kiss?" (Free Admission)

  • Mar 24, 2010 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Bar 13
  • Description: Hello everyone,This week we are proud to announce our next Film, "Shall We Kiss." Please be advised that we will have a French Film at this venue every Wednesday night.As always, subtitles are in English, so you will not be missing out on any action. Do feel free to invite your friends to this fun event.Below are the details for the evening:5:00pm to 9:00pm - 2 for 1 drink specials6:00pm to 7:30pm - Come and meet fun Francophones and Francophiles and enjoy wonderful conversation7:30pm - Shall We Kiss?After a lovely evening, Gabriel (Michael Cohen) offers his new acquaintance, Émilie (Julie Gayet), a goodnight kiss. As much as she'd like to indulge, Émilie declines and recounts the story of Nicolas (Emmanuel Mouret) and Judith (Virginie Ledoyen), best friends whose innocent smooch ended in disaster. Written and directed by Mouret, this charming romantic comedy set in Nantes, France, reflects on the consequences and complexities of love.Don't forget to RSVP for the other upcoming events.
  • Created by: Rory
  • JOHN GERASSI: "Talking with Sartre"

  • Mar 24, 2010 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
  • Location: La Maison Française of NYU
  • Description: Talking with SartreJOHN GERASSIProfessor of Political Science, Queens College, CUNY; author of Talking with Sartre: Conversations and Debates (Yale University Press, 2009)Activist, journalist, and educator Gerassi has recently published the record of his talks with Sartre (a close friend of Gerassi's parents) about the history of the revolutionary movements of the mid-20th century, what it means to be a writer, and his perspectives on the Spanish Civil War, World War II, and the disintegration of colonialism.
  • Created by: La Maison Française of NYU
  • Gallery Talk: The Silhouette World of Béatrice Coron

  • Mar 24, 2010 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
  • Location: Le Skyroom at French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
  • Description: Meet acclaimed French artist Béatrice Coron, who will talk about the silhouette worlds she invents, cutting them into existence from single sheets of paper. Coron, a self-taught paper-cutter, first became familiar with cutting techniques in her native France, developing her interest and skill further while living in China. Her hand-cut compositions, often populated with hundreds of carefully crafted figures, appear to burst with activity and life. Now based in New York, Coron’s work has been well received and is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. She has received several public art commissions including New York’s and Chicago’s respective Transit Authorities.In an evening of conversation, this innovative artist will share the stories behind her works.David Revere McFadden, Chief Curator at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), will introduce Béatrice Coron. MAD is currently presenti
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher