Tuesday, June 29, 2010 (5)

Jun 29, 2010
June 1, 2010
  • CinemaTuesdays: The Radiance and Wit of Sylvie Testud

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 8:30am to Jun 29, 2010 at 5:30pm
  • Location: Florence Gould Hall
  • Description: FIAF explores the career of Sylvie Testud, one of the most innovative modern French actresses. Best known to American audiences from her roles in La vie en Rose and Murderous Maids, she has twice won the César Award for Best Actress and is a celebrated author and director. FIAF is honored to welcome Testud on June 15 to talk about her film career and present Sagan, directed by Diane Kurys. The film earned Testud unanimous praise for her hauntingly accurate portrayal of writer Françoise Sagan.Screening Schedule12:30, 4 & 7:30pm unless otherwise specifiedJune 1: KarnavalJune 8: Murderous MaidsJune 15: Sagan (12:30 & 4pm)June 15: Actress Sylvie Testud presents Sagan (7pm)June 22: La FranceJune 29: The CaptiveFIAF members free; non-members $10; students $7 w/ IDFor more information: http://www.fiaf.org/french%20film/spring2010/2010-06-ct-sylvie-testud.shtmlSpecial OfferPresent your ticket and receive a 15% discount on your bill at Bistro 60 (37 E 60 St). Valid on date printed on ticket.
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
June 20, 2010

  • Jun 20, 2010 to Jul 4, 2010
  • Location: CENTER STAGE, NY
  • Description: Encounters (Rencontres) : A French Romantic Comedy at Center Stage, NYFrom June 21 to July 4In French with English surtitlesAfter one year of performances in Paris, the French play « Encounters » (Rencontres) is coming to New York this summer. In this sexy comedy by Constance Fichet, strangers keep bumping into each other in the streets of Paris.With Leonard Kocan, Hélène Kuhn, Sofi Lambert, and Richaud Valls
  • Created by: Constance Fichet
June 29, 2010
  • The French Perspective: Contemporary Art from France

  • Jun 29, 2010 at 7:00am to Jul 20, 2010 at 2:00pm
  • Location: Agora Gallery
  • Description: Agora Gallery is proud to announce its upcoming exhibition, The French Perspective: Contemporary Art from France. The French Perspective is an exhilarating survey of contemporary art from France. There are a remarkable variety of styles represented in this exhibition, truly profound works that delve into humanity’s deepest creative roots. Some of these talented artists are tremendous painters and sculptors while others explore experimental techniques and new media. Art lovers will undoubtedly be enamored by this selection of works from our neighbors across the Atlantic.Exhibition Dates: June 29, 2010 – July 20, 2010Reception: Thursday, July 01, 2010, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York CityGallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m.Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/6_29_2010.aspxFeatured Artists:Charles Bignon (BigDiscipline), Laurence Brisson, Anis Dargaa, Eric Degos, Férial, FLORA, Gabrielle, Elisabeth Guerrier, Jeco, Christine Mag
  • Created by: Amanda Michaels - Agora Gallery
  • Summer Stage 2010 Daniel Bernard Roumain, Emeline Michel, Erol Josue Feat. the Poets of Cave Canem

  • Jun 29, 2010 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Central Park
  • Description: Join Definitely Poetry for its third season with innovative, cutting-edge poets and musicians. This season delivers hope and healing to the people of Haiti through a carefully cultivated program of top musicians and spoken word artists with ties to this Caribbean gem. Come together for an evening that will celebrate the beauty, vibrancy and resilience of this beloved island.Having carved a reputation for himself as an innovative composer, performer, violinist, and band leader, Haitian-American artist Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) melds his classical music roots with his own cultural references and vibrant musical imagination. Proving that he’s "about as omnivorous as a contemporary artist gets" (New York Times). His newest album, Woodbox Beats and Balladry, was recently released on Thirsty Ear Records. Join DBR with special guests Emeline Michel -- beloved in her native country of Haiti for her skillful infusion of social, political and inspirational content into traditional rhythms and
  • Created by: Quentin Jouberton
  • Ilhan Ersahin's Istanbul Sessions

  • Jun 29, 2010 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: Joe's Pub
  • Description: "Hear this! Jazz has changed form" - Le Monde"Deep and affecting beauty" - Rolling Stone France"If Radiohead was playing jazz, they would sound like this" - Blue Note artist, Erik TruffazNoted saxophonist/composer Ilhan Ersahin, who helms the acclaimed Nublu Records and adjoining East Village nightclub of the same name, has spent many years traveling to Istanbul, and absorbing the greatmusic scene blossoming there. The jam sessions and creative circles he found in Istanbul are the inspiration behind Istanbul Sessions."It was natural for me to continue my journey within music in Istanbul, partly because I’m half Turkish, and have been going to there on and off now for 15 years, " comments Ersahin. " I have established myself in the Istanbul music scene by bringing artists mostly from NYC to play with me there, as well as playing lots with local artists. Over the years I have brought Eddie Henderson, Kenny Wollesen, Norah Jones, Bebel Gilberto, Matt Penman, Otto, U-Roy and many many more
  • Created by: Joe's Pub