Legendary French children’s book author Tomi Ungerer is back to NYC!
Graphic novelist Ludovic Debeurme got his breakthrough in 2006 with the release of Lucille, a captivating story that won the René Goscinny Prize and was named one of the five “Essential” graphic novels of the Angoulême International Comics Festival.
On Wednesday, May 11, 2011, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the Embassy of France, confered upon internationally acclaimed artist, Angélique Kidjo, the insignia of Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters for her musicianship, her dedication to humanitarian causes, and, more generally, for her efforts to further the arts in France and throughout the world.
The Festival d’Avignon takes place every July in the historic French city of Avignon in Provence.
PUBLIC ENEMIES: Dueling Writers Bernard-Henri Lévy and Michel Houellebecq Take on Each Other and the World
They may not have quite the same look (military parka vs. white shirt), but Michel Houellebecq and Bernard-Henri Levy are both genuine French "stars" all too familiar with media and controversy …
As part of the NYC Winter Jazz Festival 2011, Paris-based musician Eric Legnini performed with American vocalist Krystle Warren on January 7th, 2011 at Zinc Bar in New York, NY. On this occasion, he was interviewed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
As part of the 2011 NYC Winter Jazz Festival, French jazz guitarist and composer Nguyên Lê performed with New York-based saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa at Zinc Bar. The two musicians were interviewed outside the event by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
On Thursday, December 16, 2010, French Ambassador Pierre Vimont conferred upon Gena Rowlands the insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters during a ceremony at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York with the following speech.
On April 23, Kareen Rispal, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred upon Nicole Birmann Bloom the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.