Suzanne’s Bay Area Francophile List April 26 - May 4, 2012


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Greetings !

In music, hear DEBUSSY at Stanford, while SANDRINE PIAU performs works by FAURE, CHAUSSON, RAVEL, POULENC and others in Berkeley… Or, hear works by a bevy of French composers across the centuries, from COUPERIN to MILHAUD, in the 9th Annual Keyboard Marathan in San FranciscoFLAUTI DIVERSI performs works by BOISMORTIER and more… Or, enjoy ONE NIGHT IN PARIS, a unique cabaret show with artists of the RED MOON CABARET in San Rafael… VIEUX FARKA TOURE & IDAN RAICHEL perform at Herbst Theatre… DWIGHT “BLACK CAT” CARRIER & THE ZYDECO RO DOGGS play at Ashkenaz…

In theater, IN PARIS, with Mikhail Baryshnikov, continues at Berkeley Rep…

In art, enjoy a docent lecture on DEGAS: THE RELUCTANT IMPRESSIONIST at the Legion of Honor, or on JEAN-PAUL GAULTIER at the de Young (in conjunction with the exhibit there)… There’s also a talk on J. P. GAULTIER at the Mill Valley Library… Last chance to see works by ANNE SUBERCASEAUX in Oakland, or recent work by EDWIGE FOUVRY in San Francisco… MOROCCO: COLOR AND CONTRAST also concludes this week… Or, see works by YVES BEHAR at the Contemporary Jewish Museum through May…

In cinema, head to Sacramento for a FILM, CHAMPAGNE & CAKE event focused on LA CONQUETE… The TIBURSON FILM FESTIAL concludes this weekend, while the SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL continues through next weekend with many French-related films… Other locally offered French-related films include HOUSE OF PLEASURES, THE KID WITH A BIKE, and MONSIEUR LAZHAR

Or,hear JULIA ALVAREZ discuss A WEDDING IN HAITI, or ROLAND DAVID VALAYRE present THEATRE, PUBLIC ET POUVOIR at the Alliance Française de Berkeley… Join a LAST THURSDAY MEET-UP at the HOTEL REX, or do MEMBER-TO-MEMBER NETWORKING with the French-American Chamber of Commerce… Join the FRENCH WINE SOCIETY for a MASTER CLASS AND TUTORED TASTING… or sign up tout de suite for classes at LATITUDE in LA TOULZANIE (a beautiful place!) in June….

Bonne lecture!


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