JUNE 23, 2011

France Honors Maxwell L. Anderson

By French Culture

On Thursday, June 23, 2011, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred upon museum director Maxwell L. Anderson the insignia officer and chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters with the following speech.

JUNE 10, 2011

Tomi Ungerer: An Alsatian New Yorker!

By French Culture

Legendary French children’s book author Tomi Ungerer is back to NYC!

MAY 27, 2011

24th Annual Translation Prize

By French Culture

On May 23rd, 2011 the French-American Foundation and the Florence Gould Foundation awarded their 24th Translation Prizes for English translations of French prose published in 2010.

MAY 24, 2011

Graphic Novelist Ludovic Debeurme at the 2006 Pen World Voices Festival

By French Culture

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.

MAY 24, 2011

The Times They are a-Changin'...

By French Culture

On May 24, Bob Dylan will turn 70 and the hype is huge, not only in the US but also in France where many special publications are scheduled to be released for the occasion...

MAY 11, 2011

France Honors Angélique Kidjo

By French Culture

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.

MARCH 30, 2011

The 65th Annual Festival D'Avignon Spotlights Dance

By French Culture

The Festival d’Avignon takes place every July in the historic French city of Avignon in Provence.

FEBRUARY 14, 2011

PUBLIC ENEMIES: Dueling Writers Bernard-Henri Lévy and Michel Houellebecq Take on Each Other and the World

By French Culture

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 …

JANUARY 27, 2011

Richard Morse GlobalFEST 2011

By French Culture

As part of globalFEST 2011 in New York City, the Haitian band RAM performed live on January 9th, 2011 at Webster Hall. On this occasion, RAM's founder Richard Morse was interviewed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

JANUARY 26, 2011

Eric Legnini- JazzFEST 2011

By French Culture

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.

JANUARY 21, 2011

Nguyen Le and Rudresh Mahanthappa - Jazzfest 2011

By French Culture

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.

DECEMBER 17, 2010

France Honors Gena Rowlands

By French Culture

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.

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