Thursday, March 3, 2011 (7)

Mar 3, 2011
  • ACT AMERICAN! Acting class and English practice for internationals

  • Mar 1, 2011 at 3:00pm to Apr 12, 2011 at 4:00pm
  • Location: Pearl Studios
  • Description:

    In this introduction to acting workshop, international students will learn basic acting technique while improving their English skills. We will incorporate voice work, physical improvisation and scene study to prepare students to perform in American English. The 5 session class will culminate in a presentation of monologues and scenes. In keeping with our mission to promote international theatre by living artists, we will draw on texts by contemporary famous finternational playwrights. Students will have the choice to work on contemporary American texts or translate their scene or monologue into English from their native tongue, if they so desire. The class will include regular visits to international theatre events followed by discussion.

    When: Tuesdays 8-10.30pm
    March 1 - April 12

    Where: Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue, btw 35th and 36th

  • Created by: Anne
March 3, 2011
  • NY Int'l Children's Film Festival 2011 - 3 French animated film premieres!

  • Mar 3, 2011 to Mar 27, 2011
  • Location: Cantor Film Center, DGA Theater, IFC Center, Scholastic Theater, Symphony Space, Asia Society
  • Description: NYICFF 2011, March 4-27, premieres 100 exceptional new films from around the world, plus filmmaker Q&As, receptions, panels, workshops, retrospectives, audience voting and theNYICFF Awards Ceremony.  NYICFF will present three gorgeous French animated features: the US Premiere of A Cat in Paris, the NY Premiere of The Storytelling Show, and the English Language World Premiere of Mia & The Migoo!  Tickets are selling out fast, so get yours today at
  • Created by: Regan Rondy
  • free art Classes and Special viewing of danielle Lebrciquir at Petit Bateau

  • Mar 3, 2011 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: 1098 Madison Avenue
  • Description: Free Art Classes and Special Viewing at Petit Bateau

    Posted by Nicole Feliciano on Friday, February 25, 2011
    Labels: art classes for families, free fun in nyc, petit bateau

    If you've been stumped for indoor activities to carry you over until spring, we've got a couple of fun outings to suggest. Petit Bateau and 32 Fine Arts gallery want your an your kids to enjoy some FREE creative fun at the Upper East Side store.

    The two free private art classes will be led Brigitte Saint Ouen, Director of 32 Fine Arts. In addition to the classes she'll organize a viewing of original paintings by Danielle Le-Briquir, an internationally recognized and an award winning French outsider artist. Danielle Le-Briquir’s paintings are fantasy, and myth, and folklore legends of Brittany north-west of France. The exhibition will include a selection of 10 new never before seen paintings. The entire collection can be viewed at

    Danielle Le-Briquir Painting

    Brigitte Saint Ouen will donate 10% of the p
  • Created by: brigitte saint Ouen
  • Documentary Film Festival on Immigration and Multiculturalism in France: "Ici finit l'exil"

  • Mar 3, 2011 from 1:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: East Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University
  • Description:

    Screening and Q & A with director Kiyé Simon Luang

    Kiyé Simon Luang, 2010, 100 min.


    In French without subtitles
    The director reflects on his native land of Laos, which he left in 1976 when he was adopted by a French family. His successful integration into France doesn't prevent him from yearning for a return home.


    FEBRUARY 17 - MARCH 10
    This festival introduces four previously unreleased documentaries that will premiere in France as part of a film festival on immigration and diversity at the Cité Nationale de l'Histoire de l'Immigration in 2011. Each film tackles the theme of cultural identity in contemporary France from a different perspective, and three of the films' directors will join us to present their new and exciting work.  Organized in collaboration with le FIDEL (Festival Images de la Diversité et de l'Égalité).
  • Created by: Carly DeFilippo