Suzanne’s Bay Area Francophile List March 15 - 23, 2012


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Greetings !

In music, EMANUEL AX performs VARESE’s AMERIQUES with the San Francisco Symphony… Or, enjoy works by FAURE at Old First Church, while PHILIPPE HERSANT appears at Herbst Theatre… Hear DEBUSSY & RAVEL at UC-Berkeley, while the CALIFORNIA BACH SOCIETY performs works by CLEMENT JANEQUIN, among others, also in Berkeley…. Or, hear works by MILHAUD in OakandLE JAZZ HOT performs in Oakland and San Francisco… Or, enjoy RIPPERTON at Public Works, or BONAPARTE at the same venue… TOM RIGNEY & FLAMBEAU perform in Alameda, while CJ & THE BON VIVANTS play at Ashkenaz… Enjoy the RHYTHM & ROOTS FESTIVAL, with the music of GUINEA, in San Francisco…

In theater, a new production of ex-pat to Paris SAMUEL BECKETT’s WAITING FOR GODOT opens in San Francisco… Or, attend EN ATTENDANT LA RELEVE DU MATIN, by French director MOISE TOURE and choreographer FRANCIS VIET, also in San FranciscoYASMINA REZA’s GOD OF CARNAGE opens this week at San José Repertory… MESMERIC REVELATION completes its run at Central Works, while A DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF (very funny!) continues its run at Berkeley Rep…


In art, RENEE MOREL speaks (in French!) about CAUCHEMARS EXQUIS: LE SURREALISME, while ANNE PRAH-PEROCHON presents LA BANDE A PICASSO A MONTMARTRE – 1904-1912… See the work of XAVIER CASTELLANOS at the Alliance Française de San Francisco, or SHADOW + STRUCTURE by ANNE SUBERCASEAUX in Oakland… Meyerovich Gallery shows works by CHAGALL, MATISSE AND PICASSO…

In cinema, DELICACY, a new film with AUDREY TAUTOU, opens this week! The French Film Club of Palo Alto screens FRAGILE… Other French-related movies showing this week include THE ARTIST, THE BALLAD OF GENESIS AND LADY JAYE, CRAZY HORSE, HUGO and JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND… Opening soon: THE KID WITH A BIKE; watch local listings for details… Also, the TOURNEES festival continues at St. Mary’s College…

Or, CARA BLACK presents MURDER AT THE LANTERNE ROUGE in Orinda, Berkeley, Sonoma, San Francisco, and Mountain View (busy lady!)… Join the ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE BERKELEY for conversation, or try the OYSTER & SANCERRE CELEBRATION OF SPRING at Left Bank Brasseries… Hear DANY LAFERRIERE on SAMEDI CULTURE, or hear a presentation on the GENEVA CONVENTIONS in Santa Rosa… Study FRENCH FOR TRAVELERS at the ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE SAN FRANCISCO, or join LE CERCLE LITTERAIRE DE L’ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE SANTA ROSA to discuss LE GARÇON AUX YEUX GRIS… Or, join the French-American Chamber of Commerce for HOW TO DEVELOP A MARKETING STRATEGY FOR THE U.S… And new classes taught by ANNE BISHOP start soon at Book Passage…

Plus, two announcements of potential interest:

FRENCH NATIONAL SEEKS INTERNSHIP. I am currently studying international relations at Institut Libre d’Etude des Relations Internationales, a private school in France and I would like to develop my English in a professional capacity. I’m looking for an internship in the San Francisco Area to obtain professional experience. I would like to work in the private sector (business, computers IT, law) as assistant, provide French translation, work in foreign relations, or a non-profit. I am available in the summer of 2012 from June 24 to September 20. I am very motivated to expand my global abilities and experience by working in the San Francisco Bay Area. Please contact me for a CV and cover letter:

LA SANTA ROSA FRENCH AMERICAN CHARTER SCHOOL RECRUTE ! A la rentrée 2012, le district de Santa Rosa ouvrira une école "charter" offrant un enseignement bilingue français-anglais à la communauté qu’il sert. Dans les prochaines semaines, SRFACS (, recrutera un ou une principal(e) et des professeurs (K-8). Les candidats devront être de langue maternelle française ou capables de communiquer au niveau d’un interlocuteur natif. Les candidats devront avoir un diplôme d’enseignement (credentials) de l’état de Californie ou, le cas échéant, devront obtenir ce diplôme d’enseignement de l’état de Californie. Si vous souhaitez candidater à un poste d’enseignant, merci d’envoyer un curriculum vitae en anglais à, et vous serez tenus informés du lancement officiel du recrutement par le district. Le poste de principal(e) a d’ores et déjà été publié : 
Merci de vous référer aux consignes en ligne pour postuler.

Bonne lecture!


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