June 2012 Blog Posts (29)

Explore Life at Fort Carillon on the Eve of the Epic 1758 Battle! Fort Ticonderoga presents Battle of Carillon Living History Weekend, July 7-8

Discover the seemingly miraculous victory of General Montcalm and his French troops on July 8, 1758 at Fort Ticonderoga’s Battle of Carillon living history weekend! Throughout the weekend visitors will be immersed in life behind the scenes with the French troops on the eve of one of the largest battles in North America prior to the American…


Added by Beth Hill on June 28, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Adults Can Lean New Languages. Here's Why - by Shana Lebowitz (The Greatist)

Scene 1. A small classroom, nighttime. A man stands alone in the middle of a circle of students. He approaches one young pupil and grabs the pair of headphones dangling around his neck. A petite woman in a pink dress shouts “Vouloir!” The man grins, bows, and returns to his seat.

Tonight I’m one of 14 adult…


Added by Manisha Snoyer - Actress/Teacher on June 27, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Cruising Down the Hudson River 'à la Française'

What better way to end a work day than with some Ricard, the company of family and friends, and a boat ride along the Hudson River? – Well, this was just the idea for the many individuals who boarded the Harbor Lights Yacht on Monday, June 25, 2012.…


Added by Earlene Cruz on June 27, 2012 at 11:16am — 2 Comments

Pétanque 'n' rock on 74th

Couldn't agree more — quel bel après-midi ! Ça s'est passé un dimanche...

Added by Nicholas Dungan on June 26, 2012 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Pétanque ‘Rocks’ New York City

The look of the sand glistening on the ground on this past Sunday, June 24th 2012, may have lead one to think that he or she was somewhere seaside, but in fact, it was just between Madison and Fifth Ave. on 74th Street, where the Consulate General of France in New York decided to hold its annual Block Party, incorporating the…


Added by Earlene Cruz on June 26, 2012 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Bastille Week in Full Force!

To all New York in French members, French aficionados, and those that will be quite soon. This is why we love Bastille Day celebrations - it is la joie de vivre. We are here with our family, friends, and the community around us to celebrate a fun revolution on the streets, walking through the crowds, enjoying music, chatter and laughter, and seeing the smiles as we pass by.…


Added by MPB AGENCY on June 26, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Enjoy an enchanting musical with "Peau d'Ane" at Tompkins Square Park on Friday June 29!

Discover or rediscover Jacques Demy's masterpiece during Films on the Green Festival. Jacques Demy,(''The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, '' ''The Young Girls of Rochefort") directs in Peau d'Ane an enchanting musical and a charming family-movie costarring Catherine Deneuve and Jean Marais, with music by Michel Legrand. 



Added by Nathalie Charles on June 26, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

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Moules au Roquefort - Mussels with Roquefort Sauce

There are so many ways to truly enjoy mussels or moules and each one more delicious than the next. I've mentioned only one other recipe for moules, in my meandering culinary musings, that I would truly consider to be the "essential moules" and that's Moules Marinières or Mussels in White Wine. Bear with me as I wax nostalgic…


Added by Richard H. Rogers on June 25, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

FILM POSTPONED FOR SATURDAY JUNE 23: "Le Couperet" by Costa-Gavras at Tompkins Square Park

Films on the Green Festival presents "The Axe" (Le Couperet) directed by famous director Costa-Gavras (Z, Amen, etc.) this Friday, June 22 at Tompkins Square Park (East Village).  Adapted from bestselling novel "The Ax" by American author Donald E. Westlake, "Le Couperet" is a dark suspenseful comedy with great actors, especially José Garcia in the leading…


Added by Nathalie Charles on June 22, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

La Gazouillette

Bonjour à tous,

Voici le dernier numéro de La Gazouillette, le magazine d'EFNY.

Cliquez ici sur gazoujuin.pdf

N'hésitez pas à la diffuser autour de vous!

Si vous n'arrivez pas à l'ouvrir, elle est aussi sur le site efny.net

Added by Karine Cohen-Dicker on June 21, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

French Heritage Language Program bust a move with the help of the KLP break-dancing collective!

With the end of the school year just around the corner, the French Heritage Language Program carries on taking French-speaking outside the classroom!  As an end-of-year surprise, students from the Jamaica Learning Center and the International High School at Prospect Heights and Union Square attended a French hip-hop workshop and…


Added by Jack Klempay on June 21, 2012 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Bastille Day on 60th Street

Bonjour, New York! On Sunday, July 15, 2012, New Yorkers celebrate French culture at NYC’s annual three-block fête on 60th Street from 12-5pm!

Each year, Bastille Day on 60th Street brings the best of France to New York for

an afternoon of activities and delights for the entire family. Kids can play a round…


Added by FIAF on June 20, 2012 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Bastille Day Ball

Le Quatorze juillet 2012, “Bastille Day”, is around the corner, and what better way to celebrate in style than at New York’s Official Bastille Day Ball?  This is the major annual event organized by the Committee of French Speaking Societies, Inc. which, now in its 89th year, boasts a membership of 66…


Added by Gerard Epelbaum on June 19, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Litterature: La Quete infinie de l'autre rive par Sylvie Kande

Sylvie Kandé est écrivaine, enseignante et chercheuse. Elle vit à New York avec ses trois enfants. Son travail poétique a été mis en lumière avec la publication de Lagon, lagunes- tableau de mémoire, un texte de prose poétique paru en 2000 chez Gallimard, avec une postface d’Edouard Glissant. Il s’agit d’une composition tramée: paraboles, épisodes historiques et anectodes tirées de rencontres littéraires ou du quotidien constituent, dans leur rapprochement,…


Added by Sylvie Kande on June 19, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

Join us for our first LAST TUESDAY FILM CLUB, featuring films you didn’t know you wanted to see!


Brooklyn Young Filmmakers is planning new events !


LAST TUESDAY FILM CLUB, featuring films…


Added by Marine on June 17, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments

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Trout Meunière Amandine (Trout with Brown Butter and Almonds)

Anglers of the world, despair not as the trout season in France runs until the 3rd Sunday of September. You have plenty of time to plan your trip. As for me, I was dusting off my fly-fishing equipment the other day and looking dubiously at my collection of fly rods, reels and numerous tangled…


Added by Richard H. Rogers on June 15, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Enjoy a family night with the comedy "La Guerre des Boutons" screened at Washington Sq. Park TONIGHT!

Here is a rare opportunity to discover or rediscover the first of many film adaptations of Louis Pergaud's novel  during Films on the Green Festival. Yves Robert, well know for his movies ''My Father's Glory'' and ''My…


Added by Nathalie Charles on June 15, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

3 day left to reserve! French Culture Nights present the Cruise Night on June 25 2012

3 days left to reserve your $25 tickets to our next event on June 25 2012 @ www.FrenchCultureNights.com! Afterwards, $30 until June 25 - 4pm and $40 at the door.

Added by Enrique Gonzalez on June 14, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

The Manhattan Project HD1080P Time-lapse

Added by Michel Reverte on June 14, 2012 at 4:18am — No Comments

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