- Mar 29, 2012 to Sep 30, 2012
- Location: The Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Avec deux cabinets dédiés à l'histoire monétaire française, de la Révolution à l'arrivée de l'euro.
- Created by: gilles bransbourg
- May 17, 2012 at 1:00pm to Sep 27, 2012 at 8:00am EDT
- Location: Le Gamin Greenpoint
French Aperitif Thursday parties at our Greenpoint location launches this coming thursday May 17th and then every Thursday for the all summer..Event : http://www.facebook.com/legamingreenpoint
Where : Le Gamin Greenpoint, 108 Franklin Street, bet Oak & Noble St. in Greenpoint/Brooklyn« BEFORE & AFTER HOURS » will be offering unique house cocktails, wine, beers coming along with charcuterie, cheeses, vegetable dips, traditional French bites, as well as small tasting sample plates from LE GAMIN GREENPOINT new summer dinner menu.
The concept is based on traditionnal French Aperitif, it offers moment of simple, multiple and spontaneous dégustation which brings a variety of local products on the table such as bread, cheese, cured meats, garden products, cocktails and wines.
Please let me know if it is something you would like to cover? We would love to have you at The restaurant on May 17th to share a glass of wine and a plate of cheese.
I can obviously send you more info about the event, ou
- Created by: le gamin
- Aug 23, 2012 to Sep 28, 2012
- Location: Angelika Film Center and Lincoln Plaza Cinema
LITTLE WHITE LIES, the generational ensemble dramatic comedy by Guillaume Canet, the writer-director of Tell No One, stars Academy Award® winners Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose, The Dark Knight Rises) and Jean Dujardin (The Artist) along with François Cluzet (Tell No One, The Intouchables) and Gilles Lellouche (Point Blank, Mesrine), LITTLE WHITE LIES follows a close-knit group of friends whose bonds are tested and strengthened over a summer holiday.
Bringing together some of the top names from France’s current generation of actors, Mr. Canet weaves a joyous and heartfelt ensemble film out of the dilemmas of eight thirty and forty-something close friends as they vacation together in the summer beach house of uptight restaurateur Max (Mr. Cluzet). Starting out light and carefree, tensions begin to fill the air when Ludo is clinging to life following a motorcycle accident, and Max is grappling with unwanted affections from Vincent (The Piano Teacher's Benoit Magimel), whose married l
- Created by: Aimee Morris
- Aug 31, 2012 at 10:00am to Sep 19, 2012 at 10:00am EDT
- Location: Santorini, Greece
An ancient island that endured one of the largest volcanic eruptions in history, Santorini feels like no other place on earth. 120 miles southwest of mainland Greece, everything is brighter: the whitewashed cube-shaped houses, the lapis lazuli sea and the sunsets that light up the caldera. One could not find more beautiful, perfectly quiet and spiritually inspiring grounds for a yoga retreat. Here guests recharge within a healthy and peaceful atmosphere conducive to both serenity and excitement.http://www.inhabitblueyoga.com
- Created by: meyers alexandra
- Sep 6, 2012 at 2:00pm to Oct 29, 2012 at 5:00pm EDT
- Location: Think Coffee meeting room
Whether you are looking to start learning French, brush up on your skills, or take an advanced conversation class, ThinkFrench might be just what you need. The teachers at ThinkFrench are both university professors and native speakers, with over ten years of practice teaching French as a second language. Our classes offer a truly unique learning experience - each 8 week session gives you access to a private blog that has been specifically designed to help you master contemporary French, the kind of French that is being spoken on the streets of Paris today. The first 8 week sessions for levels 1, 2 and 3 are starting in early September. A few spots remain open at the moment.
Please visit our blog for more details :
We look forward to hearing from you. À très bientôt.
The ThinkFrench team.
- Created by: ThinkFrench
- Sep 6, 2012 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm EDT
- Location: Columbia University
FILMS ON THE GREEN @COLUMBIA
organized in partnership with the Columbia Maison Française
JULES AND JIM
Directed by François Truffaut (1962)
In French with English Subtitles
Not Rated | 105 min
Starring Jeanne Moreau, Oscar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino
Based on the novel Jules et Jim by Henri-Pierre Roché, Gallimard, 1979, France.
Jules and Jim are inseparable friends who come to meet the free-spirited and capricious Catherine. The three become instant companions, determined to live their lives to the fullest despite the war around them. When Jules declares his love for Catherine, Jim agrees to let Jules pursue her, despite his own feelings…
“With this 1961 film Truffaut comes closest to the spirit and sublimity of his mentor, Jean Renoir, and the result is a masterpiece of the New Wave.” –Chicago Reader
*Please note that no alcohol is allowed at this event.
- Created by: Nathalie Charles
- Sep 6, 2012 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm EDT
- Location: Highline Ballroom
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Showtime @ 8:00 PM
Doors open @ 6:00 PM
Tickets: $15 - $20
For centuries, the African desert town of Agadez has served as a converging point for the great camel caravans driven by the Tuareg people that link West Africa with North Africa and the Mediterranean. Born in 1980 at a nomadic camp near this dusty outpost, the young guitarist and songwriter Omara "Bombino" Moctar was raised during an era of armed struggles for Tuareg independence and violent suppression by government forces. He spent his childhood learning the survival skills necessary to a nomadic lifestyle. When he was barely 12 years old, his family took refuge in Tamanrasset, Algeria, to escape the hostilities related to the outbreak of the ﬁrst Tuareg rebellion. In that same year, he picked up his ﬁrst guitar.
Over the course of a life that has seen him experience brutal government oppression through two separate Tuareg rebellions, life in exile, and numerous other incredible hardshi
- Created by: Nathalie Charles