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Dear friends, It is a pleasure to address you during this exciting time of cultural and political change.
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Summer Reads - Kids

What should you be reading this summer? No matter where you’re vacationing, and relaxing, or commuting this summer it is always nice to have a book in your hand.
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FRENCH-AMERICAN CREATIVE LAB 2017: 8 STARTUPS SELECTED

Eight French startup teams have been selected to participate in the third session of the French-American Creative Lab, taking place from November 6 to 15, 2017 in New York and Los Angeles.

books

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The Table

Written from 1967 to 1973 over a series of early mornings in seclusion in his country home, The Table offers a final chapter in Francis Ponge's interrogation of the unassuming objects in his life: in this case, the table upon which he wrote.
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French Books USA: Week in Review

Remembering the late philosopher and psychoanalyst, Anne Dufourmantelle, Mœbieus receives recognition at San Diego's Comi-Con while Lewis Tondheim and Brigitte Findakly sign their collaborative work 'Poppies of Iraq,' Albert Camus' final love letter, Christophe Chabouté's 'Alone' reveals itself as both stunning and thought provoking, Word's Without Border's features French literary work written by immigrants!
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Learning What Love Means

A brilliant meditation on friendship, Learning What Loves Means provides an insight into a part of Foucault’s life and work that until now, remained unkown. The book won the prestigious Prix Médicis in 2011 when it was published in French.
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The Scarlet Rose Vol. 1: “I Knew I’d Meet You”

Continuing her most improper adventures as a seeker of justice, Maud must still discover the mystery behind her father’s murder and unmask The Fox, the figure that’s been helping (and hindering) her attempts to avenge his death. Their first task: going to Versailles and stealing a ring of the Knights Templar!
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Siberia 56

Trapped on a planet millions of light years away from Earth, five scientists must survive sub-zero temperatures and horrific alien creatures as they make their way across the dead, frozen landscape to their base in this action-packed graphic novel.
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Long John Silver

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music

events

Oliver Py Sings Les Premiers Adieux de Miss Knife

Sept 20-23, 2017
Brooklyn Academy of Music
From September 20-23, the alter-ego of French artist Oliver Py performs an evening of original avant-cabaret, featuring a different surprise New York guest each night.
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French concerts USA - August 2017

August 2017
Various locations
French artists touring in the U.S. this August.
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Seven Plays of Koffi Kwahulé: In and Out of Africa

The first English translations of the surreal and violent work of one of Francophone Africa’s most accomplished living playwrights, Koffi Kwahulé.
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Palais de Tokyo | Hors les Murs | EXPO CHICAGO

September 13-17, 2017
DuSable Museum of African American History
The first U.S. satellite exhibition of Palais de Tokyo, as part of their broader worldwide Hors les Murs initiative, will open in Chicago as the kick-off for the sixth edition of EXPO CHICAGO (September 13-17, 2017).
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Piaf! The Show Performing by Anne Carrere | U.S. tour

October 4-20, 2017
Various Locations
«Piaf ! The Show» - a musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse EDITH PIAF – returns in a extended North America tour October 2017 and April 2018.
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Jeff Mills decorated as an Officer of France's Order of Arts and Letters in Paris

Techno music pioneer Jeff Mills was decorated as an Officer of France's Order of Arts and Letters at a private ceremony in Paris on April 28, 2017.

Visual & Performing Arts

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Oliver Py Sings Les Premiers Adieux de Miss Knife

Sept 20-23, 2017
Brooklyn Academy of Music
From September 20-23, the alter-ego of French artist Oliver Py performs an evening of original avant-cabaret, featuring a different surprise New York guest each night.
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Posters and Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York at The Museum of the City of New York

April 5 - September, 2017
Museum of the City of New York
From April 5, 2017, the Museum of the City of New York presents "Posters and Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York", an exhibition about New York City's artists and illustrators enlisted in the war effort.
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XYZT: Abstract Landscapes by Adrien M & Claire B

June 1, 2017 - September 3, 2017
ARTECHOUSE
XYZT: Abstract Landscapes, a world-travelled installation by leading contemporary digital artists and multimedia choreographers—Adrien M & Claire B - will open to public on June 1, 2017, and will be on view for three months through September 3, 2017 as ARTECHOUSE's inaugural exhibition.
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Seven Plays of Koffi Kwahulé: In and Out of Africa

The first English translations of the surreal and violent work of one of Francophone Africa’s most accomplished living playwrights, Koffi Kwahulé.
events

Palais de Tokyo | Hors les Murs | EXPO CHICAGO

September 13-17, 2017
DuSable Museum of African American History
The first U.S. satellite exhibition of Palais de Tokyo, as part of their broader worldwide Hors les Murs initiative, will open in Chicago as the kick-off for the sixth edition of EXPO CHICAGO (September 13-17, 2017).
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Mohamed Bourouissa at The Barnes Foundation

June 30–October 2, 2017
The Barnes Foundation
The Barnes Foundation presents Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders from June 30–October 2, 2017.

Film, TV & New Media

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Saul Williams presents Tey at Films on the Green

On Friday, June 9, 2017, Saul Williams presented Tey (Today) for Films on the Green in Washington Square Park. Films on the Green is n annual free French film festival in New York City Parks, organized by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the FACE Foundation, and NYC Parks.
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THE BUREAU Season 3 Available on Sundance Now

SUNDANCE NOW Announces Season 3 Premiere of Internationally Acclaimed Spy Thriller Series “The Bureau” to Debut Exclusively on June 22. Use the promo code EMBASSY at checkout and receive a complementary free month to start your membership!
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Watch French Films on MUBI this June!

Leading curated streaming platform MUBI announced its June release slate featuring films and curated series from both emerging talent and acclaimed auteurs from across the globe. In June, MUBI takes a look at the work of two French greats —one legendary and one unsung— with films from Marcel Carné and Jacques Becker.
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Tivi5MONDE now available in streaming devices!

TV5MONDE has now launched its kids' channel made conveniently available on demand on certain devices
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Publication of the book STUDIO: REMEMBERING CHRIS MARKER

Launch of the book STUDIO: REMEMBERING CHRIS MARKER written by Adam Bartos and Colin MacCabe on the 25th of April, 2017.
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ARTE, the European culture channel, now available in the US

Over 400 programmes are available to stream worldwide on the ARTE in English website, including documentaries, investigative reports and concerts. New shows are added every week. ARTE, the European culture channel, launched this free VOD offering in English over a year ago to supplement its French and German programming.
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