Suzanne’s Bay Area Francophile List May 10 - 18, 2012


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Greetings !

This week, head to Dublin & celebrate Mother’s Day at the annual MAY FAIR featuring FRENCH MUSIC, FOOD, and more!

In music, hear BERLIOZ, DEBUSSY & RAVEL performed by the New York Philharmonic at the San Francisco Symphony… YANN TIERSEN performs PIANO CHAT in San FranciscoTOM RIGNEY & FLAMBEAU play in Santa Rosa and Berkeley, while GATOR BEAT performs in Nicasio…

In theater, MOLIERE’s TARTUFFE continues its run at Diablo Valley College, while IN PARIS closes this week at Berkeley Rep…

In art, attend the opening of SPACED TOGETHER at Misho Gallery… See works by ANNE SUBERCASEAUX in Pacifica, while YVES BEHAR shows his work at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, and NATHALIE TALEC works at Yerba Buena… Or, see a Swiss typography exhibition, TYPES WE CAN MAKE, curated by master typographer FRANÇOIS RAPPO… And of course, THE FASHION WORLD OF JEAN-PAUL GAULTIER continues at the de Young Museum…

In cinema, see BELLE EPINE at the SAUSALITO FILM FESTIVAL… Or, head to theaters to see THE KID WITH A BIKE or MONSIEUR LAZHAR

Or, enjoy a lecture on YASMINA REZA’s GOD OF CARNAGE (opening soon at Marin Theatre Company) in Mill Valley… Or, attend a training day on the CADRE EUROPEEN COMMUN DE REFERENCES POUR LES LANGUES in San Francisco… YVETTE CHALOM speaks about BILINGUALISME – BICULTURALISME: LES ENJEUX AFFECTIFS in Berkeley… Or, celebrate Mother’s Day with special menus at LEFT BANKDAVID DOWNIE presents PARIS IN THE SPRINGTIME in Corte Madera, while THE FRENCH CLASS offers a workshop on the conditional… Or, hear MELVIN KARSENTI, the Attaché de presse au Consulat de France, speak about LES ELECTIONS PRESIDENTIELLES EN FRANCE to the Alliance Française de Santa Rosa… The FRENCH-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE offers PRACTICING YOUR PITCHING SKILLS… And sign up now for June classes at LA TOULZANIE in southwest France!

Plus, two new learning opportunities for the summer:

ADVANCED PLACEMENT FRENCH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE SUMMER PROGRAM. No time during school year? Join our AP French language and Culture intensive summer program. If you are interested, please contact:

FRENCH TEACHERS WORKSHOPS SUMMER PROGRAM. The reactions of participants to our French teacher course were enthusiastic. Please find our Summer Program. If you are interested, please contact:

Bonne lecture!


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