MARCH 27, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

Maryse Condé and Alain Mabanckou are finalists for the Man Booker International Prize; a screening of The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq; and PEN American Center to pay tribute to the staff of Charlie Hebdo.

MARCH 25, 2015

Educational Tool: Poetry and War

By Laurence Geannopulos

The students of the French Department of DePaul University have translated a series of poems written by soldiers active during the Great War and more recent wars.

MARCH 20, 2015

IAM on Tour: New York Ticket Giveaway

By Francerocks

Icons of a golden age in French rap, IAM is returning to North America for a major tour.

MARCH 20, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

The 35th annual Salon du Livre is underway in Paris; the fight against higher TVA for e-books continues; the benefits of publishing a Nobel Prize winner; translation in order for Jules Verne’s classic adventure novel; and a survey on the most popular authors amongst French readers.

MARCH 17, 2015

Jacques Roch, French-born painter, dies at 80

By Robin Guivarc'h

Jacques Roch died on Saturday, March 7. He was 80 years old and lived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

MARCH 17, 2015

Economist Thomas Piketty at Albertine Books

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

French Economist Thomas Piketty was at Albertine Books last week to sign copies of his recent book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century". A best-seller both in France and in the US, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century", was one of 30 finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award for the best books of 2014.

MARCH 16, 2015

Abderrahmane Sissako's US Tour

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

MARCH 13, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

France's stance on the author's rights; head of Hachette Livre reacts to the ban on a reduced e-book tax; new novel by Fred Vargas published; Thomas Piketty clarifies findings in a new paper; and Jean Vanier is awarded 2015 Templeton Prize.

MARCH 11, 2015

BLACK BOX 2.0: Call for Entries!

By Robin Guivarc'h

BLACK BOX is a unique international art, film and technology festival taking place from May 6 to June 7, 2015, in Seattle. Artists from around the world are invited to submit work. The application deadline is March 31, 2015.

MARCH 9, 2015

Pupeteer Basil Twist in France

By Robin Guivarc'h

The 8th edition of Pupeteer International Art Biennial in Paris, France, will present Dogugaeshi by New York-based puppeteer Basil Twist.

MARCH 6, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

France’s reduced tax rate for e-books violates EU regulations; Programming for 35th Salon du Livre announced; and a bookstore in Lille celebrates crime fiction.

MARCH 6, 2015

Young Designers: Call for Entries!

By Robin Guivarc'h

The villa Noailles art centre in Hyères, France, organizes an annual competition aimed at young designers from around the world. The application deadline is March 31, 2015.

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