APRIL 5, 2012

The Believer Lands in France!

By French Culture

The literary magazine, The Believer, was created in San Francisco by Dave Eggers of McSweeny’s Publishing along with several of his friends. Now, for first time, a quarterly edition of The Believer will be available in French from the French publishing house Editions Inculte.

APRIL 4, 2012

France Honors Israel Horovitz

By French Culture

Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor and head of the French Cultural Services confered the insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Israel Horovitz at the French Embassy in New York on April 3rd, 2012. Israel Horovitz presented a short play in French and English for the occasion. Mr. Baudry welcomed the guests with the following speech.

APRIL 4, 2012

First U.S. Publication by Joel Pommerat Acclaimed French Author-Director

By French Culture

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy is pleased to announce the first U.S. publication of acclaimed French author/director Joël Pommerat (winner of Grand Prix for Dramatic Literature, Molière Award, and Associate Artist at both Odéon Theater of Europe, and National Theater of Belgium) in Theater magazine’s Summer 2012 edition.

APRIL 3, 2012

France Honors Israel Horovitz with the Insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters

By French Culture

On April 3rd, 2012, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor and head of the French Cultural Services confered the insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Israel Horovitz at the French Embassy in New York. Israel Horovitz presented a short play in French and English for the occasion.

MARCH 19, 2012

Chantal Bilodeau and Lucie Tiberghien Discuss 'That Old Black Magic' by Kofi Kwahule

By French Culture

On March 19 2012, the New York Theater Workshop presented a staging of the play ‘That Old Black Magic’ by the French-African playwright Koffi Kwahulé.

MARCH 16, 2012

The Publishing World Gathers in Paris for the 2012 Salon du Livre

By French Culture

For five days in March, Paris will move to the rhythm of the international publishing industry...

MARCH 14, 2012

Snow White: Ballet Preljocaj US Tour

By French Culture

World-renowned French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj will present his new show Snow White in the US on a nation-wide tour in March and April.

MARCH 14, 2012

Mircea Cantor in Conversation at the French Embassy

By French Culture

On March 5th the Cultural Service of the French Embassy welcomed Mircea Cantor, recipient of the 2011 Marcel Duchamp Prize, and the critic Steven Henry Madoff, for a special discussion on the occasion of Cantor’s exhibition, Restless: Films and Other Works, at the Museum of Moving Image in New York.

MARCH 3, 2012

Gisèle Vienne at the Whitney Biennial 2012

By French Culture

The Whitney Biennial sets out to survey ‘the current state of contemporary art in America.’ This year the scope of the term ‘art’ is broader, encompassing theater, dance and film.

FEBRUARY 9, 2012

An Arab in My Mirror at the Irondale Center NYC

By French Culture

On the stage, a woman is crawling, surrounded by other actors lurking around her threateningly. The woman tries to defend her with her words, tries to save face, but stammers. Her words are useless against their anger.

FEBRUARY 8, 2012

Johan Amselem 2012 McKnight International Fellow at the University of Minnesota

By French Culture

Paris-based choreographer and dancer, Johan Amselem, has been selected as the first McKnight International Fellowship, coordinated by Northrop Concerts and Lectures of the University of Minnesota. He will be in residence in until June 2012.

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