October 2011 Blog Posts (27)

The French Traveling Artist Catherine Barthe Loves the American Myths

Do you know the French traveling artist Catherine Barthe from Lyon?

 

She is fascinated by the American myths and aircraft.

 

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Added by Hélène on October 29, 2011 at 11:25am — No Comments

Une Semaine à la Maison Française de NYU - du 31 octobre au 5 nove,bre 2011

Tuesday, November 1, 7:00 p.m.



JEAN-MARIE ROULIN

Professor of French Literature, Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne; author of L’Exil et la gloire; L’Epopée de Voltaire à Chareaubriand: poésie, histoire et politique



Retours d'émigration: le corps revenant (Chateaubriand, Balzac)



Balzac considère « la grande figure de l’émigré »…
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Added by La Maison Française of NYU on October 28, 2011 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Science, Language, and Arts: admissions 2012

Science, Language, and Arts is a progressive international school with a fully

integrated science- and arts-based curriculum.

 

Now accepting children ages 4 to 8 for the 2012-13 school year.

 

* French in a 70% immersion model

* Mandarin 4 hours a week

* Literacy in French and English

* Montessori-inspired math



We will offer pre-K* to age 8/9 in 2012, growing…

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Added by Science, Language and Arts on October 27, 2011 at 1:01pm — No Comments


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Young French Entrepreneurs: Enter the 2011 French-American Entrepreneurship Awards!

Le Club 600 et la Chambre de Commerce Franco-Américaine ont ouvert les candidatures pour la 4eme édition du concours du French-American Entrepreneurship Award dont le but est d’aider de jeunes entrepreneurs français de moins de 35 ans à développer leur projet d’entreprise aux Etats-Unis.

Le gagnant recevra la somme de 10…

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Added by Diana Castelnuovo-Tedesco on October 24, 2011 at 3:47pm — No Comments

CONCOURS @nime ta francophonie!

CONCOURS - La francophonie aux Amériques en 2025

Les enseignants et professeurs de français sont invités à participer aux concours @nime ta francophonie, organisé par le Centre de la francophonie des Amériques. La participation consiste en la réalisation d'un projet éducatif en français (BD, roman photo ou film d'animation) illustrant les perspectives de la francophonie des Amériques à l'horizon 2025. Pour les gagnants, 10 bourses de 3000 $ CAN seront offertes. La date limite de dépôt des… Continue

Added by Marie Laffitte on October 22, 2011 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Une Semaine à la Maison Française de NYU - du 24 au 29 octobre 2011

 

Monday, October 24, 7:00 p.m.

Florence Gould Event



French Literature in the Making (in French)



O. Rosenthal Olivia Rosenthal

Novelist, playwright; author of On n’est pas là pour disparaître (Prix Wepler); Viande froide: Reportages; Que font…

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Added by La Maison Française of NYU on October 20, 2011 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Marking the 20th anniversary of Yves Montand's death with 'The Kid from Paris' at the Triad Theater

Hi everyone,

 

I want to invite you to the following event to celebrate with me and my band the life of the great Yves Montand. November 9 marks the 20th anniversary of his death and we are booked at the wonderful Triad Theater for that night and two more, November 23 and December 7. Here's some about the show itself:

 

 

 INTERNATIONAL SINGER JEAN BRASSARD

PAYS TRIBUTE TO YVES…

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Added by Jean Brassard on October 20, 2011 at 11:58am — No Comments


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Metro Wine Map of France

I found this online and think it's pretty great. I love the way it uses a subway map as a "template."

 

The poster is 18 x 24 inches, and printed on heavyweight acid-free matte paper: Metro Wine Map of France at De Long Wine Discovery Tools (…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on October 17, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

On Friday October 14, THE FRENCH DJs welcome you to the Empire Room from 10pm to 4am to celebrate Electronic music

NEW YORK, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - On Friday October 14, THE FRENCH DJs welcome you to the Empire Room from 10pm to 4am to celebrate Electronic music, starring DJ FunkyT a.k.a. DJ of the week according to famous website fromDJs4Djs.com.

 

During these elegant events, French DJs in residency and guest electro performers from around the world mix culture and sounds for a unique musical experience.

 

 

French DJ FunkyT first made a name for…

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Added by Enrique Gonzalez on October 14, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

On s'amuse avec la "phono"!

Chaque semaine, les élèves découvrent un nouveau son. La chanson est un moyen ludique de l'identifier et de le pratiquer oralement. Avec "pantin de bois", il s'agissait du son [wa] (API)...

Chanson tirée du CD "30 phonèmes en chanson" de Cécile Martin et Elisabeth Trésallet.

Merci à Amber et Greer de PS 58 de m'avoir fait découvrir ce CD.

Added by Marie-Pierre Serra on October 14, 2011 at 8:51pm — No Comments

French Culture Nights presents Alsatian Night at the Haven Lounge, Oct. 19, 2011

NEW YORK - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - On October 19, The French Culture Nights and The Friends of Alsace will highlight a beautiful North Eastern region of France, Alsace, showcasing a wonderful cast of Alsatian visual artists, with musical performances by opera singer Jordan Gumucio and DJ MaxLayn to make you unwind.



Alsatian tasty wines and traditional dishes will be served at this unique event located at the glamorous Midtown two-story Haven Lounge.



Featured at…

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Added by Enrique Gonzalez on October 14, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Une Semaine à La Maison Française de NYU - du 17 au 22 octobre 2011

 

Tuesday, October 18, 7:00 p.m.



FRANÇOIS CUSSET

Professor, Université de Paris X; author of Queer Critics; French Theory; La Décennie; Contre-Discours de Mai…



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Added by La Maison Française of NYU on October 14, 2011 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Retour à NY

Et voilà! C'est reparti pour une année à PS 73 dans le cadre, toujours, du programme Jules Verne.

Cette année, l'échange concerne une collègue spécialisée en ESL et qui est ravie de découvrir Perpignan et l'équipe de Jules Ferry ainsi que tous  les élèves de l'école.

Cette année, j'enseigne en 1st grade, 2nd grade et 3rd grade.

La correspondance scolaire a démarré entre les 2nd grade et les CE1. Les élèves ont partagé 2 vidéos où ils se présentent dans la langue qu'ils…

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Added by Marie-Pierre Serra on October 13, 2011 at 6:09pm — No Comments

PS 84 on the UWS with French and Spanish Dual Language programs is hosting a Fall Fair on Oct 21 at 5:30PM

P.S.84 FALL Festival ~ Fiesta ~ Fête



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

5:30 – 8:00PM

P.S. 84 – 32 W. 92ND St. NYC

Cost: $5 per person



Mark your calendars, and get ready for an evening filled with lots of fun, entertainment and great food for the entire family to enjoy! This is also a great opportunity to meet parents and children in our Dual Language Programs. The PTA's Dual Language Committee will be there to answer questions from parents interested in our…

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Added by Astrid Benedek on October 13, 2011 at 12:26pm — No Comments


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Une nouvelle application iPhone de RFI et TV5 Monde : "Apprendre le français par l'info"

RFI et TV5MONDE ont uni leurs savoir-faire de médias audiovisuels, acteurs de la promotion du français dans le monde, pour créer une nouvelle application iPhone d’apprentissage du français à partir de l’actualité. Avec l’application « Apprendre le français par l’info », on peut à la fois s’informer, apprendre et se perfectionner en français,…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on October 11, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments


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NYTimes: Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Sort Out Language

Once, experts feared that young children exposed to more than one language would suffer “language confusion,” which might delay their speech development. Today, parents often are urged to capitalize on that early knack for acquiring language. Upscale schools market themselves with promises of deep immersion in Spanish — or Mandarin — for everyone,…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on October 11, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Town Hall "ORIGINALS" Sunday Oct 16th at 3 PM

Broadway stars including Yvonne Constant will be duplicating their Broadway Hits!

Added by Yvonne Constant on October 8, 2011 at 4:27pm — No Comments

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