August 2011 Blog Posts (26)

Recherchez-vous une nanny serieuse ou une gouvernante?

I am a well-educated French speaking lady and I am also a mother myself. Presently, I am retired after 30 years of medical practice in Paris-France.

I am amazing with the children.…

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Added by Anka on August 31, 2011 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Une anthologie autour du tremblement de terre du 12 Janvier 2010 en Haïti...

Une anthologie en trois langues autour du tremblement de terre du 12 Janvier 2010 en Haïti est désormais disponible. How to Write an Earthquake / Comment écrire et quoi écrire / Mou pou 12 Janvye est, en date, la première production littéraire trilingue (Créole Français, Anglais) regroupant des pièces de quinze écrivains Haïtiens dont les efforts visent à donner un sens à cette tragédie.

Pour l’accès gratuit à l’ebook, visitez…

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Added by Beaudelaine on August 31, 2011 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Teacher Needed

The French Academy of Bilingual Culture, located in New MIlford, NJ, is looking for a French speaking assistant teacher, and an administrative coordinator for the afterschool program.

More info about our school at www.thefrenchabc.com

 

Please send resume and cover letter to asgueguen@thefrenchabc.com

Added by Anne-Sophie Gueguen on August 31, 2011 at 9:55am — No Comments

The French Culture Nights celebrate Fashion Week by taking you on a Yacht Cruise

Take a bite of the Big Apple as the sun sets on our two-hour cruise on board the triple-decker yacht the Harbor Lights. Capture a close view of the Statue of Liberty at night, the Brooklyn Bridge and more jewels of the Manhattan skyline.

 

During the evening, live mannequins courtesy of le Monde Management Productions will walk around the boat wearing the…

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Added by Enrique Gonzalez on August 30, 2011 at 11:15am — No Comments

Irene: Point de situation mise à jour : Dimanche 28 août 2011 15h00

Point de situation

mise à jour : Dimanche 28 août 2011 15h00
 



L’ouragan Irene a été rétrogradé dimanche 28 août 2011 en tempête tropicale après avoir touché Long Island, New York, aux alentours de 8h45 heure locale. De fortes précipitations ont été enregistrées et des inondations constatées. Des vents forts pouvant aller jusqu’ à 55mph (90km/h) sont encore envisageables.…
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Added by New York in French on August 27, 2011 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments


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French movies available in the US on iTunes

Under The Milky Way is delighted to introduce the best of French and European cinema with several great films from Pathé International for the first time available in the US via the iTunes Store and soon coming to other digital platforms.

They propose every month a new way to access fresh releases of French and European cinema…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on August 25, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Last hours to reserve for the French Culture Nights event - tonight at XVI Lounge - starting 6.30pm!

On August 24, The French Culture Nights and DJ FunkyT welcome you to the XVI Rooftop Lounge for the acoustic performance of Lady Popcorn.



Lady Popcorn’s empowering energy and delicate melodies will put a spell on the wildest audiences. She’ll be performing songs off her latest album, a delightful mix of Electro-Pop, unplugged.



Also showcased, the works of photographers Charles Roussel, whose bold and graphic style…

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Added by Enrique Gonzalez on August 24, 2011 at 9:42am — No Comments

ATELIER DE MARIONNETTES / PUPPET WORKSHOP in French in NYC!

Bonjour à tous!

 

Au nom de l'école de théâtre "Into This City International Acting School,"  je suis heureuse d'annoncer notre premier ATELIER DE MARIONNETTES! Cet atelier aura lieu CE VENDREDI le 27 août, à Pearl Studios, à NYC (500 8th Avenue).  Ce sera enseigné en français.

 

Les frais d'inscription ne sont que 49 dollars.  Inscrivez-vous avant vendredi à www.actfrench.com!

 

Pour en savoir…

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Added by Nicola McEldowney on August 23, 2011 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Share Your Culture with NYC Students!

NYIF is full of native French sharing their culture with one another; wouldn't you like a chance to share it with students in public schools around New York City?



Since 1985, One To World's Global Classroom has enabled international students and others to make lasting connections with young New Yorkers and their teachers. Through Global Classroom, internationals are trained as "Global Guides" to design and lead original curriculum-based workshops in K-12 classrooms and afterschool…

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Added by Laura Tajima on August 23, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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FILMS ON THE GREEN Back-to-School @ Columbia | Free French Outdoor Screening at Columbia University - Thursday September 8th, 2011

To conclude the 2011 Films on the Green Festival, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Columbia Maison Française, present a…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on August 22, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

French Culture Nights takes you to XVI Rooftop Lounge - August 24, 2011



On August 24, The French Culture Nights and DJ FunkyT welcome you to the XVI Rooftop Lounge for the acoustic performance of Lady Popcorn.




Lady Popcorn’s empowering energy and delicate melodies will put a spell on the wildest audiences. She’ll be performing songs off her latest album, a delightful mix of Electro-Pop, unplugged.



Also showcased, the works of photographers Charles Roussel, whose bold and graphic…

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Added by Enrique Gonzalez on August 18, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Cours de Francais

Je suis a la recherche d' un bon livre de francais pou debutant ayant des conversation, exercises et audio si possible pour enseigner le Francais aux adultes Americains. Si quelqu' un pourrait me renseigner a ce sujet, je l apprecierais.

 

Wilbert, NY

Added by Wilbert Lyron on August 17, 2011 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Looking for francophone fashion designer for the Nuit de la Mode-September 24th-Washington DC

 

The AFDC is looking for a talented francophone fashion designer to present her or his collection for the Nuit de la Mode which will take place on September 24th in the outstanding gardens of the Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens.



This fashion show will feature the pieces of two others fashion designers. During this exceptional daytime and outdoor event the public will also have the opportunity to visit…

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Added by Sylvain Cornevaux on August 12, 2011 at 3:15pm — No Comments

CLEO a LSU

 

CLÉO À LSU

 

CLÉO, conte dit pour adultes, a le plaisir de vous informer de son entrée dans la bibliographie de la section francophone de la LSU (Louisiana State University), à compter de la première session de l'année en cours. 

 

Il souhaite _ par la multitude de voies d’exploration et d’exploitation qu’il offre aux lecteurs_ contribuer à  faire reculer les limites de l’oralité, et servir…

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Added by Carmelle St.Gerard-Lopez on August 12, 2011 at 10:07am — No Comments

18 days left to support "Skana , Goddesses and More "New performance at Galapagos Art Space !

Skana, Goddesses and More." is a new live performance that will take place at Galapagos arts space in NYC on Sept 27, 2011 . The event gathers original female performers with  an engaging presence to weave together a web of music ,dance and theatrality .that is .wavering , ethereal ,poetic. The evening is divided in 2 parts :

"Goddess chronicles" is a show written and performed by composer Milica…

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Added by louveau on August 10, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Caviar d'Aubergines recipe from Paris

Caviar d’Aubergines

by Camille Malmquist

Caviar d'aubergines is the perfect dish for a picnic in Paris

Undoubtedly, summer is the reigning season for a picnic in Paris. Most of the time, Parisians will stop by their neighborhood traiteur to pick up deli favorites, such as salads, pâtés and dips. One of the most popular of these is…

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Added by Doni Belau on August 10, 2011 at 7:13am — No Comments

Media and Film to recover Rwanda's history - Support Kickstarter campaign to make IRIBA Center come to life!



Multiple award-winning French-American filmmaker Anne Aghion has spent over 10 years filming in post-genocide Rwanda where she made four films. Her latest, MY NEIGHBOR MY KILLER, was in Official Selection at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, and has since been shown around the world, received numerous awards and…

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Added by Anita Kirpalani on August 8, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Free French Lessons by Podcast Episodes and Blog Posts

Now you can learn French online for free with http://learnfrenchonlinefree.libsyn.com and http://frenchlessonpodcast.libsyn.com

 

If you speak French and want to learn Haitian Creole, you can find free lessons at http://le-mot-juste-en-creole.blogspot.com

 

 

Added by frenchlessonpodcast on August 8, 2011 at 5:32pm — No Comments

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