Tuesday, November 23, 2010 (8)

Nov 23, 2010
October 16, 2010
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
  • 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
November 2, 2010
  • CinémaTuesdays: Dutronc! Dutronc! Dutronc!

  • Nov 2, 2010 at 8:30am to Nov 30, 2010 at 2:00pm
  • Location: FIAF - Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street
  • Description: The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, will take a look this November at one of France’s most enduring and beloved performers, singer and actor Jacques Dutronc. Dutronc! Dutronc! Dutronc! is the first ever North American tribute to the films of Jacques Dutronc, featuring his work over the years with outstanding directors, and including a special “Meet the Actress” screening of the film Van Gogh (1991) with the César award-winning Elsa Zylberstein.$10; $7 students; Free for FIAF Membersfiaf.org | 800 982 2787fiaf.org | 212 355 6160
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
November 4, 2010
  • Paris / New York: Crisscross Views

  • Nov 4, 2010 at 2:00pm to Jan 29, 2011 at 2:00pm
  • Location: FIAF • Gallery
  • Description: The Gallery of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premiere French cultural center, is proud to present from November 4-January 29, 2011, a new exhibit that examines sources of inspiration from two parallel cities, Paris / New York: Crisscross Views. A rare loan from the Maison Européene de la Photographie (MEP) to coincide with the “Mois de la Photo” (Photography Month) in Paris, the exhibit includes striking French and American photography on view for the first time in New York City.
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
November 20, 2010
  • Paris Short Story Contest : deadline November 30 !

  • Nov 20, 2010 at 1:00pm to Nov 30, 2010 at 6:45pm
  • Location: Open to writers Worldwide
  • Description: The PARIS SHORT STORY CONTEST is open to writers worldwide, and we are actively seeking submissions from literary authors. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2010. We welcome talents from all horizons.Here is a summary:PARIS SHORT STORY CONTESTGenre: Short fiction (story must have some link to Paris)Closing date: 30 November 2010Prize: 200 euros for first prize, plus publication of twelve best storiesEntry fee: 10 eurosRestrictions: Maximum 5 000 words. Submission in the body of the email onlyFurther information: 12 stories will be selected to appear in the book: “BEST AND MOST DELIGHTFUL STORIES ABOUT PARIS” to be published fall 2011Internet site for details and updates: http://parisstoriescontest.blogspot.com/The finalist judges are :• Nicola Keegan (author of Swimming),• Janet Skeslien Charles (author of Moonlight in Odessa),• Elizabeth Bard (author of Lunch in Paris),• Charles Trueheart (Director of the American Library in Paris),• Brian Spence (owner of the Abbey Booksho
  • Created by: Laurel Zuckerman
November 23, 2010
  • French Artist Dominique Boutaud in New York Art Exhibition

  • Nov 23, 2010 at 6:00am to Dec 14, 2010 at 1:00pm
  • Location: Chelsea
  • Description: Chelsea’s Agora Gallery is proud to present French artist, Dominique Boutaud, in the Apex of Transcendence. The exhibition is scheduled to run from November 23, 2010 through December 14, 2010 (opening reception: Thursday, December 02, 2010 from 6-8pm)..Dominique Boutaud's oil paintings create a sense of scale that ranges from the minute to the interplanetary, portraying new spaces that she encourages us to discover. Searing reds and yellows, deep, mysterious blues and surprising, calming speckles of white meet in these compositions, conveying landscapes emotional, natural and immaterial that entreat the eye and propose a journey.
  • Created by: Amanda Michaels - Agora Gallery
  • UG! COMEDY SHOW!! 3.0 (Tuesday November 23rd)

  • Nov 23, 2010 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: MUG Lounge: 448 East 13th st. (bet. 1st ave and ave A)
  • Description: UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Tuesday Nov. 23rdTodd Montesi and Justin Murray present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials ($3 drafts $4 wells)! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!!!UG! COMEDY SHOW!! (Now @ MUG)Presented by Todd Montesi and Justin MurrayTUESDAYS @ MUG Lounge448 East 13th st. (bet. 1st and ave. A)showtime: 8PM No Cover, One Drink Min.($3 drafts, $4 wells till 10PM!!!)For info/reservations: (646) 746-1357Via subway: L train to 1st ave.; or F train to 2nd ave.This week's guests (Tuesday Nov. 23rd lineup):Jeff ‘Kick ‘Em In The Mouth’ Ragsdale!Bodger ‘Paul Revere’ Millerd!Paul ‘Haile Selassie’ Hallasy!Kyle ‘Funk Docta Spock’ Bostic!King Richard James!The Tim Brennan and Pat Rigby Kabob!And of course, ‘The Lovable’ Andy Kleiman!Hosted By Todd Mont
  • Created by: Todd M.