Suzanne’s Bay Area Francophile List January 5 - 13, 2012


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Greetings !

This week!

In music, TOM RIGNEY & FLAMBEAU perform in Santa Rosa and Berkeley…

In art, 60/30, featuring stencil art by BLEK LE RAT concludes its run this week… Don’t miss PISSARRO’S PEOPLE, soon to close at the De Young…

In cinema, THE CONQUEST (about SARKOZY) opens this week in the Bay Area… The Alliance Française de Berkeley screens I’VE LOVED YOU SO LONG, while the French Film Club of Palo Alto shows THE BEAT THAT MY HEART SKIPPED…. GODARD’s WEEK-END opens at the Castro… Many French-related films continue their Bay Area runs, including THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN, THE ARTIST, LE HAVRE, MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, and TOMBOY

Or, attend a SOIREE FRANCOPHONE or a PETIT MEETUP in San Francisco, or attend the FRENCH LITERATURE MEETUP GROUP in Berkeley… Hear VALERIE ORSONI speak to DBF in Redwood City, while YVETTE CHALOM speaks about NOTRE PREMIERE RELATION AU MONDE at the AF-Berkeley… Join the SWISSNEX for a networking event, or for BAY BIO & SWISS BIOTECH COMPARED… The Alliance Française de Santa Rosa holds its DEJEUNER MENSUEL at Chloe’s… Or, sign up for a class entitled, DU CHEF D’OEUVRE INCONNU DE BALZAC A LA BELLE NOISEUSE DE RIVETTE, taught by RENEE MOREL at The French Class, or for TRAVEL THROUGH HISTORY IN SOUTHERN FRANCE, with KERRIN MEIS at Book Passage… Many French language classes are also offered at Book Passage starting in early January…

Plus, one announcement of possible interest: FRENCH-AMERICAN NON-PROFIT LOOKING FOR SKILLED VOLUNTEERS. Education Francaise Bay Area ( is a non-profit organization focused on high quality, affordable French courses and serves families through 19 public school locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. EFBA is supported by the French government. If you are interested in helping us, here is a list of positions. A few hours can make a difference: - At a EFBA central level: Web Editor, Treasury and accounting, Employment Law / paralegal, Insurance commissioner, Graphic Designer, Translators or readers for our documents. - In your local community: Marketing, Fundraising, Events and projects ("Galette des Rois’ in January, "Chandeleur" in February, "Mardi Gras" carnival). Please contact:

Bonne lecture!


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