Édouard Louis’s ‘The End of Eddy Bellegueule’ featured in The Guardian, Joyce Zonana receives a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant, The passing of Tzvetan Todorov, A walk around Paris, with Shakespeare and Company’s owner
Meet Serge Lasvignes, President of the Centre Pompidou, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
Launched in 2010 by the Philharmonie of Paris, DEMOS is an initiative aiming to give access to musical and orchestral education to children coming from rural and low-income communities.
From December 12th to December 17th, Paris welcomed the French-American Digital Lab, a program for startups in cultural and creative industries created by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York and co-produced by Business France and the Institut français. The program has been open for two years to startups in France wishing to promote their projects abroad. Its debut in the context of the Tandem Paris-New York 2016 last year enabled 4 young American entrepreneurs to present and advertise their innovative ventures on the Parisian tech and cultural scene.
CharlElie Couture has not only made a name for himself as a talented singer/songwriter, he has also established an excellent reputation as a painter, photographer and producer. He will be joined by Karim Attoumane (guitar) and Blake Miller (accordion, banjo and violin) to perform new songs as well as his classic hits in a set of two-night engagements in Los Angeles at the Raymond Kabbaz Theatre on March 24th and 25th and the 26th and 27th at the Lycée Français de San Francisco.
Paris Combo will perform across North America in February, beginning on the 11th in Arizona and continuing through the 25th near Boston. Along the way, the group will stop through City Winery venues in Chicago and New York (the 19th and 21st respectively), among other dates.
Don't miss this opportunity to see the new French film Elle, a psychological thriller about a young woman seeking to reclaim her life after a traumatic event in her past. This film will be shown at the West Newton Cinema and Merrill's Roxy Theatre, but don't wait long because this film won't be in theatres forever!
L’astronaute français de l’Agence spatiale européenne (ESA) Thomas Pesquet a annoncé depuis l’espace, lundi 2 janvier 2017, le lancement d’un concours d’écriture autour du Petit Prince de Saint-Exupéry (www.missionproxima.com/concours-ecriture). Dans Le Petit Prince, le héros découvre 7 planètes et leurs 7 habitants ; l’astronaute invite les participants à imaginer une huitième planète et son habitant.