JANUARY 15, 2013

Playlist: 2013 NYC Winter Jazzfest

By French Culture

In case you missed the 2013 NYC Winter Jazzfest festivities, we've put together a playlist highlighting the work of the Francophone Jazzfest artists...

JANUARY 4, 2013

Playlist: globalFEST 2013

By French Culture

We have put together a playlist of some of our favorite tracks by this year’s globalFEST artists to give you a taste of what you can hear next week.

DECEMBER 29, 2012

New Year's Playlist: French Pop

By Adrien Colle

In 2012, it is hard to define the sound of French pop. There are still echoes of the classic 60s sounds of Serge Gainsbourg and Françoise Hardy...

DECEMBER 18, 2012

Art and State: Arts Policies and Practices in the United States and France

By French Culture

A conversation between Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor, French Embassy in the U.S., and Rocco Landesman, Chairman, National Endowment of the Arts.

DECEMBER 18, 2012

Louvre Director Resigns

By Kathryn Hamilton

Less than a week after the much-celebrated opening of the Louvre-Lens, Henri Loyrette, president-director of the Louvre Museum, has announced that he is stepping down.

DECEMBER 15, 2012

Push Your Art: 3D Art Contest 2013

By French Culture

The Palais de Tokyo and Orange are teaming up to encourage artistic creation through new technologies.

DECEMBER 12, 2012

Taking Art off the Walls: The Public Opening of Louvre-Lens

By Kathryn Hamilton

The new Louvre satellite museum in the former coal-mining town of Lens in northern France gives credence to the French ideal of free culture for all.

DECEMBER 12, 2012

Playlist: New French Dance Music

By French Culture

In the last few years a new crop of young French dance music producers has emerged with a tough, lean sound that has as much in common with Angolan kuduro or South African kwaito as the more familiar sounds of French house and techno.

NOVEMBER 13, 2012

Ceci n’est pas… brings together the art of France and LA

By French Culture

Ceci n’est pas… is a project that explores the connections between contemporary art in France and Los Angeles through a series of exhibitions and artist residencies.

NOVEMBER 7, 2012

Interview with Elliott Carter

By French Culture

An interview with composer Elliott Carter. On Friday, September 21, 2012 Mr. Carter received the insignia of Commander of the Legion of Honor at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.

NOVEMBER 4, 2012

Joël Pommerat in Residency

By French Culture

Theater director Joël Pommerat in Residency (2012-2014) at the New York WorkShop Theater.

NOVEMBER 3, 2012

Les Amies de Place Blanche

By French Culture

Christer Strömholm was one of the great photographers of the 20th century. Les Amies de Place Blanche, a documentation of transsexual "ladies of the night" in Paris in the 1960s, is considered his most powerful and acclaimed body of work…

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