Suzanne’s Bay Area Francophile List April 18th - 26th 2013


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Greetings !


This week!

In music, PARIS COMBO performs in Livermore (followed by San Francisco next weekend!)… RAQUEL BITTON presents her new CD RHYTHM OF THE HEART at HAVANA MEETS PARIS (Yoshi’s SF), while CLAUDIA HUGUENNE sings at the San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts… And KARAMO SUSSO plays the kora at Ashkenaz…

In dance, check out µN, part of BODY SOUND SERIES (at three locations on three different days)…

In theatre, MOLIERE’s SCAPIN will have a short run at the Caldwell Theater in Mill Valley…

In art, ahear French designer MATHIEU LEHANNEUR speak at SFMOMA, while SWISSNEX presents TOUCHING ART: A TRIBUTE TO JUDITH SCOTT… Or, see works by XAVIER CASTELLANOS at the Alliance Française de San Francisco, or paintings by RUDOLF DE CRIGNIS in Berkeley… THE BOOK AND THE BINDING continues at the Legion of Honor, as does THINGS I’VE HEARD (more work by CHRISTIAN MARCLAY) in San Francisco… And SFMOMA displays work by MATISSE, while photographs of NORTH AFRICA AND THE HOLY LAND IN THE 19TH CENTURY continues at Stanford…

In cinema, the French Film Club of Palo Alto presents RAJA, by JACQUES DOILLON, while Artists Television Access offers WE ARE WINNING, DON’T FORGET: SHORT WORKS BY JEAN-GABRIEL PERIOT, Swissnex presents THE SUBSTANCE, and the Alliance Française de San Francisco screens 17 FILLES… The JEAN-LOUIS TRINTIGNANT series ends this week, while CHRISTIAN MARCLAY’s THE CLOCK is on-going at SFMOMA… RENOIR is also still showing in the Bay Area…

Or, head to BISSAP BAOBAB for a French meet-up… The Alliance Française de Santa Rosa presents LA CRISE POLITIQUE EN REPUBLIQUE DU CONGO ET SON IMPACT DANS LA VIE DES CONGOLAIS, a lecture by JULES OYUMBU… Or, enjoy a convivial evening of conversation at the Alliance Française de Berkeley, or the 2013 LANGUAGE FAIR presented by the Alliance Française de San Francisco… Listen to SAMEDI CULTURE this weekend, or hear LEONARD PITT talk about PARIS TRANSFORMING: THE BEAUTY AND HORROR OF URBAN RECONSTRUCTION… Education Française de la Bay Area presents UNE HISTOIRE DES FRANCOPHONES AUX ETATS-UNIS, a talk by SERGE BOUCHARD… Or, enjoy WINES OF BORDEAUX at The French Cellar, or new classes at the Alliances Françaises of San Francisco and Berkeley, both!

Bonne lecture!

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