January 2013 Blog Posts (42)

A French dual-language program near you?

The French bilingual revolution is happening.

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Added by New York in French on January 31, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Un reportage sur le développement des programmes bilingues dans les écoles publiques de New York et le retour de Frédéric Lefebvre en Amérique du Nord sur Usa21.tv

Cette semaine, USA 21 revient sur le développement des programmes scolaires bilingues à New York, le retour de Frédéric Lefebvre en Amérique du Nord, Benjamin Millepied qui va prendre la tête de l’Opéra de Paris, l’équipe américaine de pâtisserie qui finit 4e à la coupe du monde, Joe Biden à Paris en février et les rendez-vous à ne pas…


Added by USA 21.TV on January 30, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Mali in the Bronx

Continuously making headlines over the past few weeks, Mali, the francophone West African country, doesn’t seem that far away when we think of the Malian population that exists within the borders of the United States.

As a nation of immigrants, it comes as no surprise that we have our very own Malian community. According to the latest Census, there are approximately 8000 Malian…


Added by Earlene Cruz on January 29, 2013 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Road Map to Creating a Dual-Language Program

As the fourth most spoken language in New York City, with 116,000 speakers citywide, French is deeply entwined in New York's linguistic fabric. New York City is at the center of this bilingual revolution, with eight public schools offering dual language programs from grade K-6, and plans to extend those programs all the way to college. These programs were largely…


Added by New York in French on January 28, 2013 at 8:30pm — 7 Comments

NEW Saturday Group Harmonica Classes at Sidewalk Bar (LES)

Hello! I just started Group Harmonica Classes at Sidewalk Bar on Saturdays afternoon.

Classes are for many levels from beginner to intermediate ability levels. We will be going over a variety of techniques and repertoires to work on including playing & learning songs, blues & tongue-blocking techniques, phrasing, rhythmic techniques, and…


Added by Yvonnick Prene on January 28, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

MY WORST NIGHTMARE releases on DVD 2/5!

Agathe (Isabelle Huppert, AMOUR, I HEART HUCKABEES) is an uptight, impatient art dealer who lives in an expensive Parisian apartment with her wealthy publisher husband (André Dussollier, UNFORGIVABLE). Patrick (Benoît Poelvoorde, COCO BEFORE CHANEL) is a skirt-chasing, unemployed single father who lives in his van with his son. Their…


Added by Strand Releasing on January 28, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

17 GIRLS is now available on DVD!

"This French film, based on real events that took place in Gloucester, Mass., in 2008, has been relocated to Lorient, a shabby port city on the Brittany coast and the hometown of the filmmakers, who are sisters. The movie takes you inside the dreamy collective mentality of bored, mildly rebellious girls who look with horror at the…


Added by Strand Releasing on January 28, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

An n' Pale | Cafe Conversations with Travel Writer Paul Clammer

This month’s An n’ Pale | Café Conversation is presented in partnership with The Haitian…


Added by Jessica Senat on January 28, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

French bilingual program in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (Public School 110) shows great progress, seeks 2nd grade teacher, admissions started for September 2013

PS 110, located in historic Greenpoint, Brooklyn is seeking a qualified French bilingual teacher to teach 2nd grade during the 2013-2014 school year. We are looking for the right candidate to join the dedicated and experienced staff of PS 110 as it grows its French department each year.

PS 110 is honored to be the recipient of the NYS ACSD…


Added by Dana Raciunas on January 27, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

French Nanny / babysitter available here

Hello! My name is Emma I am looking for full or part time position as nanny/babysitter. I am punctual, organize,serious and responsible I love kids and love to play with them, I have a lot of years of experiences as mother and nanny. J'ai 37ans, j'ai une fille et suis disponible a bien m'occuper de votre enfant comme le mien. Merci de me contacter au 3475008135. Merci

Added by Emma Emilie on January 25, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments

La révolution des écoles bilingues à New York (France-Amérique)

Mercredi soir à New York se tenait une réunion sur les programmes bilingues français-anglais dans les écoles publiques américaines. Une éducation d'un genre nouveau aux Etats-Unis qui connaît un succès fulgurant.

De très nombreux Français et Américains se sont rassemblés hier soir au service culturel…


Added by France-Amérique on January 24, 2013 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Un reportage sur l'investiture d'Obama à Washington D.C. et une conférence en ligne de Corinne Narassiguin sur Usa21.tv

USA 21 revient cette semaine sur l’investiture de Barack Obama à Washington, sur le montant du chèque remis à Nafissatou Diallo dans l’affaire DSK, on annonce aussi une conférence donnée par Corinne Narassiguin sur les nouvelles modalités d’attribution des bourses scolaires pour les Français de l’étranger, on parle également d'un Français juge…


Added by USA 21.TV on January 24, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

A New French Night coming soon

French nights are back. Please join us for a theatrical bilingual reading at the Cornelia Street Cafe, on February 5th. For the first time in New York, Building, a French play by Leonore Confino will be read in English and in French. For more information see the link…


Added by Isabelle Milkoff on January 23, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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Poussin Vallée d'Auge - Chicken with Onions, Calvados, and Cream

Perhaps it has something to do with the cold weather we've been having and the dampness combined with a persistent rain that inevitably gets me thinking about the wonderful regional country food one finds in Fran…


Added by Richard H. Rogers on January 23, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Pétanque at Jeanne & Gaston

Jeanne & Gaston in the West Village (West 14th Street near 7th Ave.) has just added pétanque. Players of all ages open to the challenge are invited to the West Village restaurant's back garden daily from 11 a.m. to 5…


Added by eric e. (esquared) on January 22, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

DNSE - nouveau centre de danse francophone à New York!

Les dictionnaires d’aujourd'hui définissent la danse fondamentalement comme “une suite de gestes et de pas définie par le rythme du support musical sur lequel on l’exécute, de manière plus ou moins codifiée, et qui se pratique en couple ou en groupe” ou plus simplement comme “l’art de s’exprimer en interprétant des compositions…


Added by CHARLENE MERIEUX on January 21, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

Considering to hire a French-speaking nanny / babysitter in New York?

Are you looking for a bilingual French-speaking nanny / babysitter in New York?

     Brooklyn, NY

     Manhattan, NYC

     Long Island City

     Bronx, NY…


Added by A B Silva on January 20, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

New full-time bilingual school in the heart of Jersey City, NJ!

The French Academy of Jersey City is a long term project that will offer a bilingual education in French and English from Pre-K3 to 8th grade. The French Academy of Bilingual Culture already serves 2…


Added by CarolineGK on January 19, 2013 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Now on off-Broadway: Stendhal's classic Le Rouge et le Noir

Writer Deloss Brown has transformed Stendhal's tale of seduction and power into a delicious and modern two-act drama. Premiering at the iconic Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 W 46th Street), the story is set in post-revolution France but has distinct relevance for our times.

 “Stendhal’s The Red and The Black...has been regarded…


Added by Claudia Palmira on January 18, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

San Francisco, Atlanta et Miami à l'honneur des 24 Heures Chrono de l'International

La 7e édition des 24 Heures chrono de l'International, co-produite par TV5 Monde et Mondissimo (dont Usa21.tv est une des web tv à travers le monde), vient de se terminer et a mis en avant les opportunités pour les Français et francophones de venir s'implanter à San Francisco, Miami ou encore Atlanta, grâce aux conseils des consuls mais aussi de Français installés sur…


Added by USA 21.TV on January 18, 2013 at 9:02am — No Comments

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