Suzanne’s Bay Area Francophile List March 14th - 22nd, 2013


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Greetings !


This week!

In music, FAURE is on the bill this week, as LYNNE MORROW conducts the OAKLAND EAST BAY SYMPHONY in a performance of the REQUIEM, while VILDE FRANG & MICHAIL LIFITS also feature his work in San Francisco… Or, head to Mountain View to hear work by DEBUSSY, performed by ROBERT STALLMAN and ISABELL CHAPUIS, or to Stanford to hear POULENC & JEAN FRANCAIX… Hear BALLAKE SISSOKO & VINCENT SEGAL join kora to cello in concerts in Berkeley and Santa Cruz… And TOM RIGNEY & FLAMBEAU perform in Alameda…

In dance, TRISHA BROWN DANCE COMPANY performs LES YEUX ET L’AME at UC-Berkeley… Or, in another take on the body and performance, see UNTURTLED – ISABELLE SCHAD & LAURENT GOLDING at CounterPULSE in San Francisco…

In theater, raconteur par excellence JEAN-CLAUDE CARRIERE recites THE MAHABHARATA, an Indian epic poem… And YASMINA REZA’s GOD OF CARNAGE continues its run in San Francisco, while THE CUTTING BALL THEATER continues its production of IONESCO’s THE CHAIRS

In art, KERRIN MEIS teaches a class on IMPRESSIONISM, FASHION AND MODERNISM at Book Passage…. MODERN/PRIMITIVE by DOMINIQUE CARON closes this week, though ROYAL TREASURES FROM THE LOUVRE has been extended to the end of the month… The exhibition of PAINTINGS BY DRISS OUADAH closes soon, as does CHRISTIAN MARCLAY’s work in THE UNPHOTOGRAPHABLE… but there’s more Marclay to come soon to the Bay Area!

In cinema, check out RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA in San Francisco & San José, or the TOURNEES FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL at St. Mary’s College in Moraga – both end this week! The series on JEAN ROUCH continues at Pacific Film Archive, as does AND GOD CREATED JEAN-LOUIS TRINTIGNANTMOULIN ROUGE screens at the Castro, as does LES MISERABLES… Continuing Bay Area runs include AMOUR, DE ROUILLE ET D’OS, and LES MISERABLES…

Or, enjoy a conversation with screenwriter JEAN-CLAUDE CARRIERE at UC-Berkeley, facilitated by French Professor NICHOLAS PAIGE… CARA BLACK reads from MURDER BELOW MONTPARNASSE in Healdsburg, Berkeley, and Palo Alto… SWISSNEX presents GREENING MY CITY, and, later in the week, LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT FOR MANAGERS… Join the ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE BERKELEY for a conversation evening… Or, try your pen at DICTEE DE LA BAIE at the AF-SAN FRANCISCO, followed later that evening by SOIREE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE, also at the AFSF! Bring your French-speaking kids to MUSEUM QUEST / A MUSEE VOUS at the John Muir Home… The AF-SANTA ROSA holds its CERCLE LITTERAIRE this week around ENSEMBLE, C’EST TOUT, by A. GAVALDA… And RENEE MOREL’s class on JEANNE D’ARC is on-going…

Bonne lecture!

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