This week in French book news: A major literary prize is announcedand classrooms incorporate cartoons into their lessons.
Du 25 septembre au 11 octobre à travers les Etats-Unis Annimé par Janine Kotwica L'album, qui s'adresse à l'adulte autant qu'à l'enfant, est un genre littéraire et artistique à part entière qui acquiert, petit à petit, ses lettres de noblesse. Quelle est sa place en milieu scolaire ? Quelles sont ses caractéristiques ?
After releasing 'Infinity' earlier this year, Yann Tiersen (prolific genre-bending musician and composer of the score to 'Amélie') is back with this music video and more tour dates.
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States in collaboration with the Institut français are pleased to announce a unique partnership with EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art (September 18–21, 2014), for a year-long curatorial and cultural exchange program between France and the United States.
Paris will be abuzz in Fall 2014 with new exhibitions and retrospectives of major art figures such as Marcel Duchamp, Paul McCarty, Nikki de St Phalle and Sonia Delaunay. But there also will be a focus on one of the greatest American photographers, William Eggleston. Moreover, two prestigious places will re-open after renovations: the Musée Picasso, headed by Laurent Le Bon, and L'Hôtel de la Monnaie. Finally, the highly anticipated Fondation Louis Vuitton will open in a sumptuous building designed by Frank Gehry.
Progressive metal band Gojira, who toured recently in the US with Mastodon, have just added more than 20 dates to their 2014 tour schedule for the fall, including two in the New York area.
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York is pleased to announce the opening of Albertine Books in French and English, the new reading room and bookshop devoted to works in French and in translation on Saturday September 27.