Suzanne’s Bay Area Francophile List January 12 - 20, 2012


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Greetings !


This week!

In music, enjoy a semi-staged performance of DEBUSSY’s LE MARTYRE DE SAINT SEBASTIEN this weekend… Hear the music of MILHAUD in Occidental and also in Daly City, or BERLIOZ, DUPARC, POULENC and more in Berkeley, while RAVEL is featured in Oakland, and, along with FAURE and DEBUSSY, at the SF Conservatory of Music… The ZOFO DUET also performs DEBUSSY and FAURE, along with CHABRIER… Or, attend a jazz concert by DENISE PERRIER & SHEM & MICHEL BENEBIG at the AF-San FranciscoMICHAEL VAN WHY presents SONGS FROM THE SILVER SCREEN, including French, Italian, and American tunes, while TOM RIGNEY & FLAMBEAU perform in Sutter Creek… Or, enjoy PARIS TO DAKAR at Little Baobob

In art, head to San Francisco to see PISSARRO’S PEOPLE before it closes on January 22… Or, see works by MITCHELL SHEA at the Alliance Française de San Francisco, paintings and sculptures by Swiss artist MONIKA STEINER in Santa Clara, or photography by BRUNO SERRALONGUE in San Francisco…

In cinema, see the documentary MAXIME LE FORESTIER… C’EST UNE MAISON BLEUE at the Lycée La Pérouse this week! The Swiss comedy THE SANDMAN will be screened in Stockton, while the Pacific Film Archive features the work of HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT… THE BEST OF ANNECY presents highlights o the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, while the Smith-Rafael screens MONSIEUR LAZHAR, Canada’s submission for Oscar consideration this year… The Roxie screens LE CORBEAU and QUAI DES ORFEVRES, while the Castro shows INCENDIESCARNAGE (in English, but based on a YASMINA REZA play) opens in local cinemas, this week, while TCM presents a NAPOLEON NIGHT… Other French-related films still playing the Bay Area include THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN, THE ARTIST, THE CONQUEST, LE HAVRE, HUGO, MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, and TOMBOY…

Or, hear ELLIS AVERY discuss THE LAST NUDE in Corte Madera, while DR. PATRICK HUNT presents THE ART OF FRENCH MEDIEVAL ILLUMINATIONS in San Francisco… Foodies will enjoy the NAPA VALLEY TRUFFLE FESTIVAL all weekend long… Check out YOGA EN FRANÇAIS in Berkeley, or attend the January MEGA-MEETUP in San Francisco… SILICONFRENCH hosts a group from PROVENCE to talk about CLEANTECH… Or, attend a course on the GENEVA CONVENTIONS in Santa Rosa… RENEE MOREL teaches DU CHEF-D’OEUVRE INCONNU DE BALZAC A LA BELLE NOISEUSE DE RIVETTE at The French Class, while ANNE BISHOP and GENEVIEVE BLAISE-SULLIVAN teach French at various levels at Book Passage…

Bonne lecture!


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