September 2012 Blog Posts (32)

Litérature Française à New York/French Literature In New York

Pour les amoureux de la littérature française/francophone contemporaine et pour le plaisir de l'entendre dans les deux langues

join us for a new French Night at the Cornelia Street Cafe, on 10/11 @ 6pm

For more information, you can go on our blog :…


Added by Isabelle Milkoff on September 28, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

New Francophone School Opening in New Jersey


Considering the benefits of a bilingual life, see ''Living with Two Languages: The Advantages of Being Bilingual', it is becoming increasingly important to have education systems that are focused on…


Added by Earlene Cruz on September 28, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

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Mere hours before her partner, President Francois Hollande, was to speak at the UN, Madame Valerie Trierweiler took a tour of the Invisible Dog Art Center [Brooklyn NY] lead by our…


Added by lucien zayan / the invisible dog on September 26, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Education Week Teacher: Language Lessons by Rajiv Mahajan

Pour ceux qui enseignent, peut-être cela vous intéresserait. Educational Week a publié mon article sur mon expérience au cours de japonais. 

Voici le lien - c'est gratuit pour vous inscrire chez Ed Week. Merci!

Added by Rajiv Mahajan on September 26, 2012 at 11:36am — No Comments

Plaisanterie (with a moral)

There was a mouse that lived in a house with a large cat, always in fear.  He ate when he could, sometimes barely escaping the cat, and so was always hungry.

One day he hears "woof, woof."  Ah, he thinks, at last, a dog.  This will keep the cat at bay, and since the dog has no quarrel with me, I can finally enjoy a full and relaxed meal.

So the petite souris ran out of hiding, straight into the claws of the cat, who looked at him before eating him and…


Added by Art on September 25, 2012 at 7:57pm — No Comments

Ticket Giveaway: Enter to Win Free Tickets to See Wax Tailor, Nouvelle Vague, Etienne de Crecy and Woodkid!

Four great French artists are performing in New York City soon. Here is your chance to win free tickets to these shows!

Wax Tailor at Gramercy Theatre on October 11…


Added by Rachel Pesin on September 25, 2012 at 2:00pm — 69 Comments

French Film and Conversation classes and NEW Arabic classes starting soon!

Back by popular demand, this fall we're offering our fun and innovative advanced French class in which students watch and discuss French-language movies.



Added by Laetitia Donnet on September 22, 2012 at 3:38pm — No Comments

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The Invisible Dog's First Ever Fundraiser

The Invisible Dog Art Center's Fundraising Campaign is being launched to commission a season of exhibitions, performances and residencies at The Invisible Dog.

At the pace The…


Added by lucien zayan / the invisible dog on September 21, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

A few spots still available in French Kindergarten and First Grade at PS 110 in Brooklyn

Bonjour a tous,

PS 110 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn has a few spots available for french speakers in Kindergarten and in first grade.  For more information please contact the school at 718 383 7600 and ask to speak to Tara Atson or Ms Rocchio.

My daughter is attending her second year at PS110 and she loves going to school everyday! Wonderful staff, amazing teachers, great families, beautiful location, progressive curriculum. They do grow hearts and minds!



Added by Léa Joly Sloan on September 21, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Le Taste of France Show lands in New York! Don't miss it!

Le Taste of France Show is a 2-day event promoting French Cuisine and Lifestyle in New York at Pier 54 (Meatpacking district) on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, 2012.

Le Taste of France is being organized by the French Media Events Group under the high patronage of the Consul de France in New York and the French Trade Commission…

Added by Enrique Gonzalez on September 21, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

CUNY TV's "Canape" Presents New Stories for September


CANAPE, the NY Emmy-Nominated French cultural newsmagazine

on CUNY TV,…


Added by Michael Shepley on September 19, 2012 at 11:52am — No Comments

Guitar Performance feat. French Phenom Thibault Cauvin!

Amazing French guitarist Thibault Cauvin will be performing at Carnegie Hall on October 18 as part of the D'Addario Performance Series. Tickets start at $20. For those who don't know of him, the Los Angeles Times recently reviewed his music and cited him as a “technically adroit and highly musical player who’s also blessed with open ears.”…


Added by David Patrikios on September 18, 2012 at 1:04pm — No Comments

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With the summer over, it’s back to school days for the French Heritage Language Program

It is with increased stamina and on top form that the French heritage Language Program is tackling this new academic year. For one, the 2012 edition of the French Heritage summer camp was a resounding success. 19 students from 8 different High Schools in New York (located in the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn) spent 10 days in Quebec, taking part in the…


Added by Benoit Le Devedec on September 18, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

François Hollande recevra les Français de New York au Roseland Ballroom le 25 septembre

Une rencontre entre le président de la République et les Français de New York sera organisée mardi 25 septembre à 17h30. Les 500 premiers inscrits pourront assister à l'événement, qui durera 1h30.

L'événement aura lieu au Roseland Ballroom, à Midtown. La réception est ouverte aux Français de la circonscription de New York, inscrits au registre des Français établis hors de France. Pour pouvoir participer à cet événement, vous devez remplir …


Added by France-Amérique on September 17, 2012 at 4:46pm — No Comments

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French Kids Don't Get Fat: Why?

France has one of the lowest rates of child obesity in the developed world, and is the only country in which child obesity rates have remained stable in the past decade, in stark contrast to the rapidly rising rates elsewhere. In fact, American kids are three times more likely to be overweight than French children. And…


Added by Karen Le Billon on September 17, 2012 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

French Restaurant Week



September 17-30 2012 in New York,

We are celebrating French savoir-faire

Discover new tastes and horizons during …


Added by eric e. (esquared) on September 17, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

« Stratégies d'influence »

TOMORROW MORNING I WILL DELIVER A GUEST LECTURE at Baruch College of the City University of New York to a graduate class on the topic 'Strategies of Influence'. The course professor is my friend and colleague Stephen K Dishart who in additional to his professional activities on which we work together also teaches in the Weissman…


Added by Nicholas Dungan on September 14, 2012 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Interview with Atlantic Radio, Casablanca

HERE IS THE LINK TO MY RADIO INTERVIEW with Atlantic Radio in Casablanca regarding the changes in US diplomacy since September 11th 2001…


Added by Nicholas Dungan on September 13, 2012 at 8:19am — No Comments

Article in Metro France : « Que reste-t-il du 11-Septembre ? »

I AM QUOTED in this article on the 11th anniversary of the 11th of September 2001!ohfAJBGMcC8uU/

Added by Nicholas Dungan on September 13, 2012 at 8:18am — No Comments

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