APRIL 17, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

Remembering French editor François Maspero; two Francophone authors nominated for Impac Dublin literary prize; Persepolis amongst most challenged books in US libraries; posthumous publication of Charlie Hebdo editor's book; and recommended reading: Pénélope Bagieu's graphic novel Exquisite Corpse.

APRIL 15, 2015

Applications Now Open for the Tournées Film Festival !

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

Since 2015, participating universities will now choose SIX FILMS: FIVE CONTEMPORARY (FEATURED AND/OR ALTERNATIVE SELECTION) + ONE CLASSIC FILM. The grant to cover the cost of screening SIX FILMS (either in digital or in 35 millimeter), will be $2,200.

APRIL 13, 2015

The Whitney Museum of American Art and the Centre Pompidou Foundation Have Received a Gift of Works of Art

By Robin Guivarc'h

The Whitney Museum of American Art and the Centre Pompidou Foundation have received an unprecedented promised gift of works of art from the noted art collectors Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner.

APRIL 13, 2015

Christine and the Queens on Tour in the US

By Francerocks

After creating major buzz at SXSW, Christine and the Queens will perform several shows in New York and California this April.

APRIL 13, 2015

Les Arts Florissants to Perform in the US

By Francerocks

The vocal and instrumental ensemble Les Arts Florissants is one of the most renowned and respected early music groups in the world. They will play several US dates in 2015, including a performance at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York.

APRIL 10, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

Best Translated Book Award candidates include six French translations; Algeria's Kamel Daoud; remembering Gerard Dhôtel; and Books & Books named PW Bookstore of the Year.

APRIL 7, 2015

American and French Representatives at Venice International Art Exhibition

By Robin Guivarc'h

For the 56th International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy, Joan Jonas will represent the U.S. and Céleste Boursier-Mougenot will represent France.

APRIL 6, 2015

THE CABIN

By FRENCH CULTURE LA

Artists Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Claire Decet, Samuel François and Benoit Platéus at LA's small alternative exhibition space "The Cabin" on April 12. By appointment only, RSVP at danny@thecabynla.com for exact address (Highland & Melrose Avenue ave).

APRIL 3, 2015

SAGE IN RESIDENCY

By FRENCH CULTURE LA

French artist SAGE is coming to LA for a 2 weeks residency at Calarts. He has been invited by choreographer and teacher Julie Bour to collaborate with her dancers team and create a unique piece together that will be shown in a Downtown LA gallery. Stay tuned, more to come in the next newsletter.

APRIL 3, 2015

FRENCH MUSIC IN LA

By FRENCH CULTURE LA

With festival season swiftly coming upon us, over a dozen top French and Francophone musicians are coalescing upon the Southwest to play during the month of April. David Guetta, Stromae, Yelle, Madeon, Christine and the Queens, Lilly Wood and the Prick, Magma, Martin Solveig, Gesaffelstein, Brodinski, Cedric Gervais, DJ Snake, Keren Ann, IAM... This month goes without precedent for the sheer number of Francophone concerts that will take place from until April 30th.

APRIL 2, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

A snapshot of the current state of the French book market; the past and future of the BnF; Charlie Hebdo cartoonist to publish book; and a festival in Lyon celebrates crime fiction.

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