Suzanne’s Bay Area Francophile List May 2nd - 10th 2013


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Greetings !


This week!

In music, BATIFOLAGE A TRIO performs works by RAVEL and more in Berkeley, while the MARIN SYMPHONY presents VIVE LA FRANCE! with works by DEBUSSY and RAVEL… MAMADOU SIDIBE performs in the DIDJERIDU SUMMIT at Ashkenaz…

In dance, see LES 7 DOIGTS DE LA MAIN perform PSY, a new multi-media production incorporating movement and sound, while SAN FRANCISCO BALLET performs CINDERELLA, drawing on CHARLES PERRAULT’s version as well as that of the Brothers Grimm…


In art, attend DOMINIQUE CARON’s spring open studio in San Francisco… Works by other French artists, including FABIENNE BISMUTH, EVELYNE CONSORTI, ELISABETH MICHEL-MEYRUEIX, NILOU FARZANEH and EWA GAVRIELOV, will be shown in Silicon Valley Open Studios this weekend as well… Swiss artist CHRISTIAN MARCLAY’s THE CLOCK continues at SFMOMA… MATRIX 245, with work by Swiss painter RUDOLF DE CRIGNIS continues for just a short while longer, as does THE BOOK AND THE BINDING at the Legion of Honor…

In cinema, THE SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL continues with numerous French-related entries… Or, see THE GROCER’S SON in Sacramento… DANS LA MAISON, with the remarkable FABRICE LUCHINI, opens this week around the Bay Area… Also ongoing is RENOIR

Or, attend the FRENCH-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’s EUROPEAN NETWORKING EVENTSWISSNEX SF presents CAN 3D PRINTING GO GREEN?... Or, attend the FETE DU MUGUET at the Alliance Française de Napa… RENEE MOREL presents a talk on VANITES D’HIER ET D’AUJOURD’HUI at City College, while SAMEDI CULTURE presents its weekly interview with a francophone… The FRENCH LITERATURE MEET-UP GROUP discusses MARC LEVY’s LE VOLEUR D’OMBRES… Or, check out the PETIT MEET-UP au Café H this weekend… The French-American Chamber of Commerce also presents PHILIPPE KAHN in Redwood City, as well as BIOENERGY, THE KEY TO OUR ENERGY INDEPENDENCE?... And the Alliance Française de Santa Rosa holds its DEJEUNER MENSUEL at Chloe’s Café, DAVID DOWNIE talks about PARIS TO THE PYRENEES: A SKEPTIC PILGRIM WALKS THE WAY OF SAINT JAMES at Book Passage San Francisco, and THE FRENCH CELLAR offers a talk on the WINES OF SOUTHWEST FRANCE in Los Gatos… And new classes are opening at Alliances Françaises around the Bay Area; check their websites for details!

Bonne lecture!

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