Saturday, April 20, 2013 (13)

Apr 20, 2013
March 28, 2013

  • Mar 28, 2013 to May 10, 2013
  • Location: Lincoln Plaza Cinema
  • Description:

    Gilles Bourdos's exquisite new film RENOIR, chronicles the celebrated artist's twilight years, his relationship with his son - the future director Jean Renoir - and the two men's relationship with Andrée, the painter's final muse and future wife of Jean.

    Selected in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard and Lincoln Center’s Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, RENOIR is scheduled to open in New York (Lincoln Plaza Cinema) and Los Angeles on Friday, March 29 followed by a national release.

    Set on the French Riviera in in the summer of 1915, Gilles Bourdos’ lushly atmospheric drama RENOIR tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, in declining health at age 74, and his middle son Jean, who returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. The elder Renoir is filled with a new, wholly unexpected energy when a young girl miraculously enters his world. Blazing with life, radiantly beautiful, Andrée  (César-nominated newcomer Christa Théret)

  • Created by: Aimee Morris
March 31, 2013
  • Spring 2013 French Classes at FIAF Are Now Open for Registration!

  • Mar 31, 2013 to Jun 15, 2013
  • Location: FIAF
  • Description:

    Spring 2013 
    April 1–June 15
    Register Now!

    This spring, French is in the air!

    Take a class at our flagship on 60th Street in Manhattan, in Montclair, NJ, or at our Brooklyn location.

    French classes for Toddlers, Kids, Teens, and Adults start April 1.

    11-Week Session Session Dates

    April 1–June 15 
    Once or twice a week 
    1½, 2, or 3 hours per week

    5½-Week Sessions 
    April 1–May 7 
    May 8–June 13
    Twice a week 
    6 hours per week

    2-Week Immersion 
    May 20–May 30 
    June 3–June 14 

    mornings or evenings 
    15 hours per week


    No classes Monday, May 27 
    Make-up Friday, June 14 (except Immersion Sessions)

    By choosing to learn French at FIAF, you join a large and diverse network of students—over 6,000 per year. FIAF has been offering the highest-quality French instruction for over 100 years and remains the only language school in New York dedicated to teaching French.

  • Created by: FIAF
April 9, 2013
  • Season of Cambodia Festival: Cambodia, The Memory Workshop: Artworks by Vann Nath, Séra, and Emerging Cambodian Artists

  • Apr 9, 2013 to May 4, 2013
  • Location: East Gallery, Buell Hall at Columbia University
  • Description:

    In connection with this exhibit, will be a conference at the Maison Francaise, April 10-12 on Creation and Postmemory

    Two Locations of exhibit:

    Columbia Maison Francaise, East Gallery, Buell Hall

    Campus entrance at Broadway and 116th st.

    Works by Vann Nath and Séra

    **Exhibit opening April 10, 6-8 p.m. Performance by Séra at 6:30 p.m. RSVP required for opening, information coming soon.

    The Maison Francaise will be used for the related conference April 10-12 (RSVP required). Exhibit open for public viewing April 13-May 4. Generally open Mondays-Fridays, 12-5:30 p.m., plus first and last Saturdays (April 13 and May 4, 12-5:30 p.m.). Please check back here for any exceptions or changes to this schedule.

    The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies

    1161 Amsterdam Avenue (south of 118th Street)

    Drawings by Séra and works by 12 young Cambodian Artists: Bor Hak, Both Sonrin, Chea Serey Roth, Chin Borey, Kong Channa, Long Reaksmey, Nov Cheanick, Pen Robit, Sok Chanlina, Tieth

  • Created by: Columbia Maison Francaise
April 18, 2013

  • Apr 18, 2013 to May 31, 2013
  • Location: Lincoln Plaza Cinema and Sunshine Cinema
  • Description:

    Writer-director François Ozon (Swimming Pool, Under the Sand, , 8 Women, Potiche)’s deliciously twisted new film, IN THE HOUSE (Dans la Maison) starring  Fabrice Luchini, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner and newcomer Ernst Umhauer is scheduled to open in the US on April 19 in New York (at Lincoln Plaza Cinema and Sunshine Cinema) and Los Angeles followed by a national release.

    Francois Ozon's new film is the story of Claude (César nominee Ernst Umhauer,) a 16-year old boy who gradually insinuates himself into the house of a fellow high-school student, Rapha (Bastien Ughetto,) and writes about his schoolmate's family in essays that perversely blur the lines between reality and fiction, for his jaded literature teacher, Germain (Fabrice Luchini). Increasingly intrigued by this gifted and unusual student, Germain rediscovers his taste for teaching, but the boy’s intrusion sparks a series of uncontrollable events. Kristin Scott-Thomas plays Germain’s wife, Jeanne, a contemporary a

  • Created by: Aimee Morris
  • Concert - Sonia Wieder Atherton

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 4:00pm to Apr 20, 2013 at 4:00pm
  • Location: The Kitchen
  • Description:

    U.S. Premiere
    Sonia Wieder-Atherton
    Odyssey for Cello

    and Imaginary Choir

    Thursday–Saturday, April 18–20, 2013


    Co-presented with The Kitchen

    Following acclaimed performances at Le Poisson Rouge, award-winning French-American cellist Sonia Wieder-Atherton returns to New York to present a new creation inspired by music from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. A moving dreamscape constructed from sounds that transcend cultures and genres.

    “Watching Sonia Wieder-Atherton play is like watching Rudolf Nureyev dance.”Time Out New York

    Presented in conjunction with an exhibition at The Kitchen by Sonia Wieder-Atherton’s close collaborator, Chantal Akerman. For info, click here.


    The Kitchen
    212 West 19th Street
    New York, NY 10011

  • Created by: FIAF
April 20, 2013
  • Open House Saturday, April 20th at PS 58

  • Apr 20, 2013 from 6:00am to 8:00am
  • Location: PS 58
  • Description:

    Dear families,

    We are very happy to announce that on Saturday, April 20th, Bonjour NY Summer Day Camp will hold an Open House at PS 58, in Carroll Garden.

    Here are the particulars:

    DATE:   Saturday, April 20th
    TIME:   10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
    PLACE:  PS 58
    ADDRESS:  330 Smith Street, 11231 Brooklyn

    Our open house is free, fun (children are welcome), and incredibly helpful.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    The Bonjour NY Team
  • Created by: Houaria
  • LaGuardia Community College

  • Apr 20, 2013 from 6:30am to 10:30am
  • Location: Long Island City
  • Description:

    The Education and Language Acquisition department will host an invited talk by Prof. Masako Douglas from California State University Long Beach. Dr. Douglas will discuss her research on the pedagogical needs of heritage language speakers (a.k.a. 1.5 generation).

    The invited talk is scheduled on Saturday, April 20, 2013 (10:30am- @ E-242). Details of the talk can be found on the website at

    During the talk and the panel discussion that follows, we will address following issues:
    - who are heritage language speakers?
    - how many heritage language speakers exist in the U.S. (esp. California and New York)
    - what are their pedagogical needs?
    - curricula for heritage language speakers
    - roles of community schools for heritage language

    If you are interested or are planning to attend, please contact Tomonori Nagano  / ext. 5484.

    Thank you,

    Tomonori Nagano, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    LaGuardia Community College
    31-10 Thomson Avenue (B-234T)
    Long Island

  • Created by: Habiba Boumlik
  • French Photographers Exhibit in Agora Gallery

  • Apr 20, 2013 at 7:00am to May 9, 2013 at 2:00pm
  • Location: Agora Gallery
  • Description:

    The original work of four gifted French artists Dominique Braud, Jean Francois Mercier, Josyane Martinez and Laurent Paillier will be on display at Agora Gallery, NYC. The exhibition is scheduled to run from April 19, 2013 through May 9, 2013.  The opening reception will be held on Thursday night, April 25, 2013 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free and all art lovers are encouraged to attend, enjoy and meet some of the artists whose works make up this delightful show.

  • Created by: Amanda Aaron

  • Apr 20, 2013 from 11:00am to 3:00pm
  • Location: Opia restaurant
  • Description:

    "Qui c'est les plus forts evidemment c'est les verts! On a un bon public et les meilleurs supporters, on va gagner, ca c'est juré... Alleeeez!!!!!!"

    Pour tout ceux qui ont le coeur vert et qui veulent supporter cette équipe lors de la finale de la coupe de la ligue, les stéphanois vous attendent nombreux au QG des verts, le samedi 20 Avril 2013 à 3pm pour regarder le match en live sur un écran géant!!

    Allez les verts!! on compte sur eux.. et sur vous!!

    Restaurant Opia

    57th and Lexington Avenue

    samedi 20 Avril 2013 à 3pm

    Merci de RSVP au plus vite en indiquant le nombre de personne participant à

    (places limitées merci)

    Allez qui c'est les plus forts ? Évidemment c'est les verts On a un bon public et les meilleurs supporters On va gagner ! Ça c'est juré allez Allez qui c'est les plus forts ? Évidemment c'est les verts Nous on joue au football et on n'a pas de frontières Main dans la main on va plus loin, plus loin Allez

    En savoir plus:
  • Created by: CHARLENE MERIEUX

  • Apr 20, 2013 at 6:30pm to Apr 21, 2013 at 12:00am
  • Location: the Vault Ultra Lounge ( below Element )
  • Description:


    A month has almost gone by and Made In Africa & The Xiles are getting ready to do an “encore”!

    WE are kicking off our monthly party "AFRO STATE OF MIND" on April 20th @ The Vault Ultra Lounge (below Element).
    DJ BIRANE, XPECT & SIRAK will keep you on your feet with the best Coupé Décallé, Azonto, Zouk, Soca, Salsa, Dancehall, Soukouss....

    As we’ve communicated in the past, we are committed to promoting African culture in a positive light, empowering YOU our audience and encouraging networking, so it is in that spirit that we are glad to announce that we will have two guests in attendance:

    - Ms. KéAbnesh G. Zewdie, chairman and CEO of New Vision Children foundation. KéAbnesh’s foundation helps children who are at risk of total vision loss in Ethiopia.

    - The very talented KizombaNYC crew will be there to share their passion for Kizomba music also known as the “African Tango” which originated from Angola. The best part of it all is that they will

  • Created by: antonio