JULY 27, 2016

Press Highlights: France Rocks Summerfest

By Francerocks

After a month and a half of celebrating the rich diversity of musical talent emanating from Paris, France Rocks Summerfest ended Saturday night with an epic live electro set from Club Cheval at Webster Hall’s Marlin Room in Manhattan. Running from June 3 – July 23rd, France Rocks Summerfest is the largest festival of French music in the United States, with nearly 40 artists that gave performances in about 25 venues and parks across New York, including the famous annual Fete de la Musique that rocked Central Park Summerstage with CharlElie Couture, Yael Naim, General Elektriks, and La Femme on June 21st.

JULY 26, 2016

17 designs by Le Corbusier added to UNESCO World Heritage Sites list

By French Culture Arts

The UN's cultural organisation has listed 17 works by pioneering Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier as world heritage sites.

JULY 26, 2016

10 Films to Extend Your Summer in Paris


10 films that fit Films on the Green 2016's theme, "A Summer in Paris," to discover or rediscover the vibrant City of Lights.

JULY 26, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review


The fight to save James Baldwin’s French home, “The hand of Montaigne” now online, Literary names move up in the Légion d’honneur, French comics at Comic Con's Eisner Awards, The Stranger graphic novel in HuffPost, Virginie Despentes’s Bye Bye Blondie rocks the U.S., Ben Jelloun book excerpt

JULY 21, 2016

Kaija Saariaho and Jean-Baptiste Barrière in New York

By Francerocks

This fall, a number of New York venues will present collaborations between two celebrated contemporary composers, Kaija Saariaho and Jean-Baptiste Barrière. Their operas, concerts, and residencies will take place between early October and mid-December.

JULY 8, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Rebecca Pittel

Passing of Yves Bonnefoy; Labrouste reading room to reopen; UNICEF Youth Literature Prize; Origins of the Proust questionnaire; Michel Houellebecq exhibit

JULY 7, 2016

French Books in the US: The 2016 Edition

By The Book Department

The Book Department of the French Embassy is pleased to announce the publication of our new list of French books translated in the United States!

JULY 7, 2016

Institute of Contemporary Art Miami


The Institute of Contemporary Art will build its new, permanent home in Miami’s Design District.

JULY 5, 2016

Summer Reads


Dear Francophile readers,

JUNE 30, 2016

Join France Alumni USA and Expand Your French Network in the US

By French Culture

Launched on June 21, France Alumni USA is a platform and network of professionals who have completed part or all of their studies in France and live in the US.

JUNE 30, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

Sade on sale; author passings; Einstein, the graphic biography; Marguerite Duras’s Abahn Sabana David; side-by-side translations of Abdellah Taïa

JUNE 29, 2016

Fête de la Musique Brings 4,000 People to Central Park SummerStage

By Francerocks

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Bureau Export and SummerStage welcomed nearly 4,000 music fans to Central Park SummerStage on June 21st for free performances from La Femme, General Elektriks, Yael Naim, and CharlElie Couture to celebrate la Fête de la Musique, a global tradition dating back to the early 1980s in France.