Wednesday, October 27, 2010 (9)

Oct 27, 2010
September 25, 2010
October 9, 2010
  • Nicole Peyrafitte: Le calendrier d'octobre

  • Oct 9, 2010 at 2:00pm to Oct 31, 2010 at 3:00pm
  • Location: 5C Café & Cultural Center,
  • Description: La pyrénéenne Nicole Peyrafitte, autodidacte, se décrit comme une « artiste multimédia ». Son travail, totalement inclassable, s’inspire du cabaret, du jazz et de la poésie. Elle y mêle à la fois musique, voix, peinture, vidéo, texte, mouvement, et même cuisine. A découvrir le 9, 17 et 31 Octobre à New YorkPublicitéProgramme :Samedi 9 Octobre à 20hNicole Peyrafitte présente DUO/EXPLORATION, sa première collaboration avec le saxophone d’avant garde Ras Moshe qu’elle accompagnera avec des textes en anglais, français et gascon.5C Café & Cultural Center, 
68 Avenue C, New York ; $10Dimanche 17 Octobre de 11h à 16h30Nicole Peyrafitte racontera et chantera « le cornichon » (vers 14h) au NY Food Museum à l’occasion du dixième « Annual Pickle Day ».Dimanche 31 Octobre à 18h30Nicole Peyrafitte prêtera sa voix aux poètes Luxembourgeois 
Jean Portante et Pierre JorisZINC BAR,
82 W. 3rd Street, 
New York ; $5Suivez Nicole Peyrafitte sur son blog « Collectages » et sur son site internet
  • Created by: Nicole Peyrafitte
October 16, 2010
October 21, 2010
  • Le Forgeron du Fer, 1st retrospective of Alain Douillard

  • Oct 21, 2010 at 2:00pm to Nov 12, 2010 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Magen Gallery
  • Description: Spanning over a forty-year period, Le Forgeron du Fer focuses on Douillard’s most prolific work and features over 60 works in sculpture and decorative arts. Douillard’s approach to both is a visceral experience as opposed to a highly intellectualized process. Entering a space of communion with the work, Douillard gives precedence to the primal aspect of creation while allowing a deeply personal experience to immerge.
  • Created by: New York in French
October 22, 2010
  • Teachers' Workshop Program

  • Oct 22, 2010 at 1:30pm to Dec 17, 2010 at 12:30pm
  • Location: Tinker Auditorium
  • Description: Venue: Tinker AuditoriumPrice: $20 per workshop / $15 for FIAF MembersEnrich Your Teaching with Resources from the FIAF LibraryFriday, October 22 at 5:30pmPresenters: FIAF Haskell Library TeamMarket Your French ClassFriday, November 19 at 5:30pmPresenters: Astrid Larson, Language Center Coordinator;Emmanuel Lainé, VP, FIAF Language CenterLearn and Teach with TV5MONDEFriday, December 17 at 5:30pmPresenter: Michelle Belneau, FIAF InstructorAbout the Program"Le fait d'être à l'Alliance avec d'autres professeurs de FLE a été un grand plaisir. Depuis 5 ans à NY, c'est la première fois que j'ai l'occasion d'une rencontre comme celle-ci. Merci !"— Jose Eduardo Vasconcellos GuimaraesUnder the guidance of certified native-speaking educators, current and future French teachers improve their instruction of French to primary students, secondary students, and adults. These affordable workshops offer teachers the opportunity to learn practical strategies, share experiences, and develop specific peda
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
October 27, 2010
  • Fall European Networking Event

  • Oct 27, 2010 from 1:45pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: Princess World Yacht, Pier 81
  • Description: European-American Chamber of Commerce in the United States, Inc.FALL NETWORKING EVENT - BOAT CRUISEPresented by the following Chambers: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United KingdomMembers: $65 / Non-Members: $95YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTENDEmail Jessica at with name, title, company to register. Call (212) 867-9064 or (212) 867-0123 to pay via credit card.
  • Created by: Jessica Granata
  • Taj Night: French Culture Nights Celebrates His First Anniversary

  • Oct 27, 2010 from 2:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Taj Lounge
  • Description: French Culture Nights Celebrates His First Anniversary With New York Sings In French Contest Winner Eleanor Dubinsky!The admission fee of $10 is waived for those who pre-register online at before 4 pm EST on October 27.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------On October 27, the French Culture Nights celebrate their first year anniversary at the Taj Lounge on 21st Street with a unique evening of Music. American Singer Eleanor Dubinsky will be performing that evening. A Saint Louis born artist, she won the first-ever French Idol singing contest, New York Sings in French. She was selected by a jury of three singers including Pascalito, Jessica Medina and Michael Harley, as well as the audience.Each monthly French Culture Nights features a mix of visual and performance arts, in a casual but elegant setting. A pleasing variety of talented artists and performers make these evenings an enjoyable opportunity for Frenc
  • Created by: Enrique Gonzalez
  • Ruth HARRIS - The Dreyfus Affair: Beyond the Orthodoxy

  • Oct 27, 2010 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
  • Location: La Maison Française of New York University
  • Description: Ruth Harris is a Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at the New College (Oxford University), a CUF Lecturer and Faculty of History at the University of Oxford. She is the author of Murders and Madness: Medicine, Law and Society in the Fin de Siècle (1989), Lourdes: Body and Spirit in the Secular Age (1999), Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal of the Century (Metropolitan Books, 2010).Abstract:In 1894, Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer in the French army, was wrongfully convicted of being a spy for Germany and imprisoned on Devil's Island. Over the following years, attempts to correct this injustice tore France apart. But how did a fairly obscure miscarriage of justice come to break up families in bitterness, set off anti-Semitic riots across the French empire, and nearly trigger a coup d'état? How did a violently reactionary, obscurantist attitude become so powerful in a country that saw itself as the home of enlightenment? Why did the battle over a junior army officer occupy the
  • Created by: Frédéric Viguier
  • Write About Now

  • Oct 27, 2010 at 3:30pm to Dec 1, 2010 at 2:30pm
  • Location: Le Skyroom at FIAF, 22 E 60th Street (between Park & Madison Avenues)
  • Description: Write About Now presented by FIAF, in partnership with BookForum and Villa GilletWednesday, October 27 at 7:30pm; Stranger Than Fiction: Characters as OutsidersWednesday, December 1 at 7:30pm; In Character: The Role of the Participatory JournalistThe French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, along with Bookforum and Villa Gillet, are proud to present a new literary program, Write about Now, a forum for French and American-based authors to meet in conversation. In these unique one-to-one dialogues, writers will engage in dynamic discussions, each organized around a topic that constitutes a cultural common ground and jumping-off point for fascinating literary exchange. Noted editors from Bookforum will moderate.
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher