Suzanne’s Bay Area Francophile List March 21st - 29th 2013


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Greetings !


This week!

In music, enjoy music by FAURE in San José, or hear Swiss pianist EVA-MARIA ZIMMERMANN performing as part of ZOFO DUET in San Francisco… DEBORAH KUHL performs in Martinez, while BAXTALO DROM plays Gypsy punk at Amnesia, and TOM RIGNEY & FLAMBEAU play at Ashkenaz… Or, head to a FRENCH MEET-UP at Bissap Baobab, with pop CLASSIQUES like JACQUES BREL… Or, enjoy PARIS TO DAKAR, also at Bissap Baobab…

In theater, YASMINA REZA’s GOD OF CARNAGE continues its run at the Shelton Theater, while THE CUTTING BALL THEATER has an ongoing production of EUGENE IONESCO’s THE CHAIRS

In art, an exhibition of PAINTINGS BY DRISS OUADAH concludes this week, as does work by CHRISTIAN MARCLAY in THE UNPHOTOGRAPHABLE… ROYAL TREASURES FROM THE LOUVRE holds out until the end of the month, while you can see work by Swiss painter RUDOLF DE CRIGNIS at the Berkeley Art Museum or THE BOOK AND THE BINDING at the Legion of Honor through early May…

In cinema, see LE MAGASIN DES SUICIDES or LA RICHESSE DU LOUP in Santa Rosa, or LA SOURCE, GOODBYE MANDIMA, BACK TO MANDIMA and SPECIAL FLIGHT in Sebastopol… Or, see MICHEL GONDRY’S film (in English) THE WE AND THE I… The Alliance Française de San Francisco offers a FRENCH CINEMA CLASS… Or check out two on-going film series at the Pacific Film Archive: FILMMAKER PROVOCATEUR JEAN ROUCH and AND GOD CREATED JEAN-LOUIS TRINTIGNANT… AMOUR continues its local run, as do LES MISERABLES and DE ROUILLE ET D’OS...

Or, hear DR. ANNE PRAH-PEROCHON give a talk entitled, DE VERSAILLES A RODEO DRIVE: LE LUXE A LA FRANÇAISE CONQUIERT LE MONDE in Santa Rosa… The FRENCH-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents SOCIAL GAMING IN THE ENTERPRISE, and, later in the week, EVOLUTION OF LIFE SCIENCE COMPANIES IN BRIC COUNTRIESKERRIN MEIS presents another class on IMPRESSIONISM, FASHION AND MODERNISM at Book Passage, while CARA BLACK reads from MURDER BELOW MONTPARNASSE in San Francisco & Oakland… It’s time for the 8th PENINSULA FRENCH FAIR in Palo Alto! Or, hear about THE STORY OF CHOCOLATE IN FRANCE at the INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE SALON at Fort Mason… Or, check out SWISSNEX’s GAME GAZER exhibition, or take a class on the RED WINES OF FRANCE… And new classes start soon at Book Passage, so investigate their schedule in the list or online!

Plus, one job announcement of possible interest: THE SANTA ROSA FRENCH-AMERICAN CHARTER SCHOOL hopes to find a French speaker to work in the front office. Please see the following link for details on this job:

Bonne lecture!

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