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Dec 17
Annabelle Playe on Tour Hi-Tone Café 412 N Cleveland Memphis, TN 38104 United States
Dec 18
By the Grace of God Avalon Theater 5612 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015, US

Press Room

  • Caribbean Theatre Action / Actions Caribéennes Théâtrales (ACT) Presents Six Contemporary Plays Translated from French and Performed for the First Time in the U.S.
    Readings and roundtable discussions at Segal Theatre showcase six plays by writers from Haiti, Martinique and Guadeloupe, exploring themes including race, gender violence, colonialism, and the collective experience of trauma
  • 11 Innovative Young Culture-Focused French Startups come to New York and Montreal for Le Créative Lab North America, 5th edition
    This month the French Embassy, in partnership with Business France, will conduct the fifth annual Le Créative Lab North America, an incubator program for highly innovative French startups with a focus on the arts and culture. The program aims to help these young companies build lasting connections in the US and Canada. 
  • Bill McKibben Curates Festival Albertine 2019
    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books, the singular bookshop and cultural center operated by the French Embassy in New York, today announce celebrated author and environmentalist Bill McKibben as the curator of the sixth annual Festival Albertine, centered on climate chaos, and the race to prevent civilization-scale collapse (November 8-10). McKibben will lead prominent thinkers, politicians, activists, artists, and authors from across the U.S., France, and the francophone world in discussions and debates about environmental justice, what we eat and how we grow it, whether local governments can step into the policymaking void, how we can get people to care about climate change, and more. The weekend-long Festival Albertine 2019 exemplifies Albertine Books’ commitment to intellectual exchange between French-speaking cultures and America.
  • The French Embassy & FACE Foundation present Brooklyn Falls for France
    This fall, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation, in partnership with 17 Brooklyn venues, will inaugurate Brooklyn Falls for France, a cross-disciplinary Francophone cultural season running from September 18, 2019, to February 1, 2020, and featuring 26 projects including seven American premieres.  
  • 'Fly Away With Books’ a New Series of Creative Workshops for Children just Launched
    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy launches Fly Away with Books, a four-day festival that aims to (re)introduce children of all backgrounds to the unique pleasures of reading.
  • Négar Djavadi’s Disoriental Wins 2019 Albertine Prize
    Disoriental, Négar Djavadi’s novel that explores the epic journey of a family over three generations between Teheran and Paris; was named winner of the Albertine Prize 2019, co-presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Van Cleef & Arpels.
  • 2019 Films on the Lake in Chicago Parks Series Unveiled
    Films on the Lake, the free outdoor French film festival produced annually in Chicago parks by the Cultural Services at the Consulat General of France and Chicago Park District as part of Movies in the Parks, announces this year’s line-up for its 4th edition taking place from June 21 to July 16, 2019.
  • Cupid on Loan at The Met for Another 10 Years
    The Cultural services of the French Embassy and The Metropolitan Museum of Art announce the renewal of a loan agreement pertaining to one of the earliest known works by Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564) that is also his sole marble sculpture on view at a museum in North America. Originally loaned to The Met in 2009 for a 10-year period, Cupid will remain at the Museum for another decade.