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.

JANUARY 21, 2012

France Honors Will Barnet with the Chevalier of Order of Arts & Letters

By French Culture

On January 19th, 2012, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters on Will Barnet, artist, painter, printmaker, and professor.

JANUARY 5, 2012

(M)imosa / Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church (M)

By French Culture

After a series of successful performances last year at Danspace Project, France-based choreographers Cecilia Bengolea and Francois Chaignaud return to New York this January in a choreographic collaboration with Marlene Monteiro Freitas and Trajal Harrell.

JANUARY 2, 2012

France Honors Gary Tinterow

By French Culture

On January 23, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred the insignia of Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters upon Gary Tinterow, as recognition for his contribution to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world.

DECEMBER 16, 2011

Danser Sa Vie Exhibiting the Ephemeral

By French Culture

In recent years contemporary art museums and galleries have show shown an increasing interest in the performative arts, from Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present and On Line at the Museum of Modern Art in New York to Move at the Haywar

NOVEMBER 11, 2011

France Honors Lou Reed

By French Culture

On Sunday, October 30, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred the insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Lou Reed, playwright, poet, musician, and photographer.

OCTOBER 15, 2011

Odile Gakire Katese Receives First Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award

By French Culture

On Sunday October 16th, Rwandan playwright, novelist, poet, director and humanitarian Odile Gakire Katese will receive the first Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2011

France Honors Ronald P. Stanton with the Medal of Chevalier of the Legion of Honor

By French Culture

On September 19, 2011, the medal of Chevalier of the Legion of Honor was conferred on Ronald P. Stanton for his role as patron of the arts in a ceremony held at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.

MARCH 30, 2011

The 65th Annual Festival D'Avignon Spotlights Dance

By French Culture

The Festival d’Avignon takes place every July in the historic French city of Avignon in Provence.

JANUARY 27, 2011

Richard Morse GlobalFEST 2011

By French Culture

As part of globalFEST 2011 in New York City, the Haitian band RAM performed live on January 9th, 2011 at Webster Hall. On this occasion, RAM's founder Richard Morse was interviewed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

JANUARY 26, 2011

Eric Legnini- JazzFEST 2011

By French Culture

As part of the NYC Winter Jazz Festival 2011, Paris-based musician Eric Legnini performed with American vocalist Krystle Warren on January 7th, 2011 at Zinc Bar in New York, NY. On this occasion, he was interviewed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

JANUARY 21, 2011

Nguyen Le and Rudresh Mahanthappa - Jazzfest 2011

By French Culture

As part of the 2011 NYC Winter Jazz Festival, French jazz guitarist and composer Nguyên Lê performed with New York-based saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa at Zinc Bar. The two musicians were interviewed outside the event by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

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