AUGUST 29, 2016

Fashion Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at 86

By French Culture Arts

“I think creativity is inside you,” Ms. Rykiel told The Times Magazine in 1982. “If you have something to tell, you expose it. I never went to design school. I was so strong in my thinking and my way of seeing fashion, I knew exactly what I wanted. I said to myself, ‘I have no limits.’”

AUGUST 29, 2016

2016 Grant Recipients - SPCD & BELC Training in France

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

This summer, 20 applicants from across the United States were selected to participate in two weeks of teacher training with the Stage pédagogique de courte durée (SPCD) grant. The SPCD grant allows teachers the opportunity to perfect their teaching methodologies of French language and culture at CAVILAM Alliance Française in Vichy, France June 29th to July 10th 2016.

AUGUST 26, 2016

Upcoming Jean-Michel Pilc Shows

By Francerocks

Jean-Michel Pilc has performed with numerous giants in the music field such as: Roy Haynes, Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Jean Toussaint, Rick Margitza, Martial Solal, Michel Portal, Daniel Humair, Marcus Miller, Kenny Garrett, Lenny White, Chris Potter, John Abercrombie, Mingus Dynasty & Big Band, Lew Soloff and Richard Bona.

AUGUST 26, 2016

First Public French Immersion Program in Arizona!

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

Desert Sun Academy is launching its French immersion program in August 2016, for Kinder and 1st grade. Find more information on the school's website [http://www.ccusd93.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectio...

AUGUST 26, 2016

European Day of Languages at Alliance Française d'Atlanta

By Solene Vilchien

Alliance Française d'Atlanta and the Goethe Zentrum Atlanta are celebrating the European Day of Languages on Septembre 29th 2016.

AUGUST 25, 2016

French Heritage Language Program in Northern California

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

The French Heritage Language Program is launching an experimentation on the West Coast with Education Française de la Bay Area (EFBA) association, with educational efforts to support French-speaking Haitian communities.

AUGUST 25, 2016

School Board of Broward County & Académie de Montpellier: 3 years of International Partnership

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

Congratulations to the School Board of Broward County in Florida and the Académie de Montpellier in France for three years of partnership between their school districts!

AUGUST 25, 2016

New Bilingual Schools in Texas

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

French dual language and immersion programs are designed to support the needs of French families wishing to continue native language instruction, as well as American families and other foreign families seeking a bilingual lea

AUGUST 25, 2016

Piaf! The Show Touring the US; Carnegie Hall in January

By Francerocks

With over half a million tickets sold in more than 30 countries and acclaimed reviews worldwide PIAF!, THE SHOW – a musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse – returns to America as part of the extended world tour. The highlight of the American leg of a 400-performance global tour is the special presentation at Carnegie Hall on January 6, 2017.

AUGUST 24, 2016

Seuls en Scène 2016: Princeton University's French Theater Festival

By French Culture Arts

The fifth edition of Seuls en Scène – Princeton University's French Theater Festival will run from September 22 to October 6, 2016, in partnership with Princeton University-Lewis Center for the Arts and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. As in previous years, the festival will offer up a diverse and rich season of contemporary French theater.

AUGUST 24, 2016

FUSED Grantees 2016

By French Culture Arts

2016 FUSED (French-US Exchange in Dance) Grantees: Six projects were selected last June supporting the U.S. debut of the breakdancer/hip hop dancer and choreographer Anne Nguyen and highlighting cross-collaborative projects by Frederic Nauzyciel, Jimmy Robert, Joe Goode Performance Group and Stefanie Batten Bland.

AUGUST 8, 2016

How "Night" was Published in America

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

French Books USA shares literary agent Georges Borchardt's story of getting Holocaust memoir "Night," originally "La Nuit," published in the U.S., as we remember author Elie Wiesel, who died this July 2nd.

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