June 2013 Blog Posts (33)

Bastille Day Cocktail Party

Added by Bill Mullen, in New Rochelle on June 30, 2013 at 7:52am — No Comments

Experiencing La Fête de La Musique in Paris

About 48 sleepless hours later, I was in Paris. It was the perfect night to be in the City of Lights; The City found a reason to celebrate, (without any specific reason at all), as it joined the rest of the country in La Fête de la Musique.

From blues to metal, every sound made me feel more and more awake, helping me forget the 7-hour layover and the…


Added by Earlene Cruz on June 29, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Les Folies New York

LES FOLIES in New York, Girls, girls, girls and boys the recreation of the Cabaret Les Folies is brought to you with a twist of nouveau sound and decor in the famous theater district of New York. 

The Theater and electronic music in one place for you to…


Added by guillaume clave on June 27, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Bastille Day Ball 2013 - Le Quatorze juillet is around the corner

Le Quatorze juillet 2013, “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 90th year, boasts a membership of 66…


Added by Gerard Epelbaum on June 27, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Plonger de French word for diving into French This summer!


This is the perfect time to dive into French! Summer is here!

Added by Luc Georges on June 26, 2013 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Belgian Restaurant Week, The Restaurant Week You’ve Been Craving All Year!

By popular demand, Belgian Restaurant Week NYC will make its annual return, beginning July 21sth through July 28st. Come hungry and join our extended Belgian family to indulge in the finest Belgian cuisine of New York City. Discover and experience the small country’s lasting traditions, including…


Added by Tamara ZOuboff on June 25, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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Veal Paillard with Chasseur Sauce

How do I get from Claude Monet's La Chasse to this succulent little dish? Well with remarkable ease and without ever having been called upon to leap tall buildings in a single bound. For me, what's key to this recipe is the white wine–based…


Added by Richard H. Rogers on June 24, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Discover a beautiful love story with "Angele and Tony" by Alix Delaporte at Tompkins Sq. Park on Friday June 28!


By Alix Delaporte, 2010, Drama, UR, 1h27, Pyramide International

Starring Clotilde Hesme, Grégory Gadebois

Tony, a fisherman in a small harbor in Normandy, crosses paths with Angèle, a beautiful but emotionally stunted woman with a dark past. Angèle knows nothing…


Added by Nathalie Charles on June 24, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Bastille Week Contest: Win a trip to Paris!

Win round-trip tickets to Paris with Air France along with Dinner and Show at the famous Moulin Rouge.

Added by SEVERINE PICQUET on June 21, 2013 at 5:42pm — No Comments

French Restaurant Week: Food Revolution! July 8 - 15, 2013

Feast on French gastronomy this summer during French Restaurant Week® from July 8th– 14th, and indulge in delicious foods across the city. 

Together with Bastille Week® it unites Francophiles, foodies, chefs, restaurateurs, professionals, leaders and…


Added by SEVERINE PICQUET on June 21, 2013 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

MS256 Manhattan Awarded American Society of the French Order of Merit Scholarship and Accepted into Teacher Leadership Program

We are extremely pleased to share two significant achievements for MS256. First, we are thrilled to announce that MS 256 has been accepted into the Teacher Leadership Program (TLP) for 2013-14. Second,…


Added by Naomi Fraser on June 21, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

French Dual Language Program is a Go at PS 20 in Brooklyn (Clinton Hill)

Happy first day of summer, everyone! With the help of parents in our community and at PS 20, and the committed efforts of Mr. Fabrice Jaumont of the French Embassy and Ms. Lena Barbera, Principal of PS 20, the French Dual Language Program is a go and will open in September 2013! We've received DOE approval, as well as grants from the DOE to kickstart the program and the French…


Added by Shareen Anderson on June 21, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

French Speakers Needed!

Added by rachelle ferreira on June 20, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments

An Evening with the French Heritage Language Program

More than 150 high school students from the French Heritage Language Program gathered on Wednesday 5th June for their end-year event at the Cultural services of the French Embassy in New York. The evening proved a wonderful show and a great moment of collective joy friendship.

The evening started with all the students coming with their teachers from each of the…


Added by Rachelle Gaspard on June 18, 2013 at 10:19am — No Comments

A Word's a Bird/ Un Mot est Un Oiseau, Bilingual Poetry App for iPad, Praised by Prominent Poets, Teachers and Critics


Paris, France - Released by Syntonie and Actialuna, A Word's a Bird, Spring Flies By in Rhymes, is a new animated, interactive bilingual poetry app that appeals to children of all ages, as well as adults. It has hand-painted…


Added by Orel Protopopescu on June 17, 2013 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Reserve your spots for French Restaurant Week!

There's less than one month until Bastille Week and French Restaurant Week begins! It's never too early to make a reservation for one of the participating restaurants that will be offering special fixed menus priced at $17.89. Reserve today on Open Table!…


Added by Liz Pereira on June 17, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Free screening of "French Cancan" by Jean Renoir at Washington Sq. Park on Friday June 21!


By Jean Renoir, 1955, Musical, Unrated, 1h45, Janus Films

Starring Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, María Félix

During the Belle Epoque in Montmartre Henri Danglard runs a cabaret where Parisians come to admire the belly dancer Lola de Castro, his mistress. When Danglard has a vision of reviving the cancan, he is inspired to cast the young laundress…


Added by Nathalie Charles on June 17, 2013 at 10:25am — No Comments

Introducing a French soccer summer program for kids in New York

Universal soccer camps (www.universalsoccercamps.com) offers soccer and multisports camps at Randall's Island (transportation provided) to children from age 5 to 14. Our goal is to provide top quality soccer training, offered by qualified and certified French soccer coaches, in a safe and entertaining bilingual…


Added by Zohair on June 16, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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