English-language events in Paris
- Published on Tuesday, 21 April 2009 23:00
- Written by Heidi Ellison
Parler Paris Community Calendar
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Thank you, Adrian Leeds
A Liminal Square
Portraits from Kiev
by Tatiana Grigorenko
Kiev, late February 2014: Just days earlier, a despised president had been successfully overthrown in a popular uprising. But the revolutionaries are not going home. On these barricades they had found strength, encountered death, discovered hope and solidarity, founded a community. They refuse to let the square be taken away from them. But what comes next? They stand sentinel, holding their breath. In this liminal space, after the fall of the old order and before the rise of a new one, anything is still possible.
These photographs were made with a large-format view camera, applying a slow, methodical process to the study of unfolding political events.
American University Fine Arts Gallery
6, rue du Colonel Combes
Show runs from April 10th to May 19th, 2014
Monday-Friday: 9am-7pm; Saturday: 10am-5pm
Ettore Greco and William Utermohlen
An exhibition of new works by Italian sculptor Ettore Greco, whose nudes will confront the drawings from the 1980's and 1990's by the great American painter of the School of London, William Utermohlen (1933-2007).
This exhibition is organized jointly by Chris Boïcos Fine Arts and Jane Roberts Fine Arts.
65 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
75008 Paris (4th floor)
March 27-April 30
The exhibition catalogues are on line:
CHILI EN MOUVEMENT
American Center for the Arts
Venez découvrir les plus beaux aspects du Chili lors du vernissage de l'exposition Chili en mouvement en dégustant les plats traditionnels les plus délicieux d'un chef chilien. La soirée, en présence des artistes Andrés Bustamante et Laurencine Lot, sera agrémentée de musiques chiliennes traditionnelles et actuelles dans une ambiance authentique.
American Center for the Arts
Through May 3
27 rue Keller, 75011 Paris
mar-sam 13h-19h – dim 16h-19h
métro : Bastille, Voltaire, Ledru-Rollin, Breguet-Sabin
parking : 121 av. Ledru-Rollin et Opéra
01 43 57 08 51
One of the key Irish artists of his generation, Micheal Farrell (1940-2000) left Ireland for Paris in 1971; like many exiles, however, he kept a sharp eye on his native country throughout his career. His ascerbic wit and subversive views combined with exceptional draughtsmanship and ability to incorporate different artistic strands literally transformed the face of Irish art.
Centre Culturel Irlandais, 5 rue des Irlandais, 75005 Paris
www.centreculturelirlandais.com, T: 01 58 52 10 30
CONTACT - RESERVATIONS
Strictly Entertainment: Comedy, Plays, Movies, Dance, Music, Cinema
Johan Riche & Perry Leopard
61 rue des Vignoles
8:30pm - 10:00pm
Casablanca: The Gin Joint Cut
Written and directed by Morag Fullarton
Starring GAVIN MITCHELL, CLARE WAUGH and BARNABY POWER
"Casablanca: The Gin Joint Cut" is a lovingly disrespectful homage to one of the classic films of all time. A 'superb multi-tasking cast' whisk you back to Morocco 1941. Casablanca has some of the most iconic scenes and best lines ever written, so why not play it again? But this time in a tiny gin joint, with three actors. Morag Fullarton's fast paced distillation will have you raise a Bogart-style eyebrow, shed a Bergman-like tear and drown out the Nazis with a rousing chorus of the Marseillaise.
This fast-paced, action packed comedy, written and directed by award-winning director Morag Fullarton is a cleverly constructed tribute to the film. It stars the comic actor, Gavin Mitchell impersonating Humphrey Bogart playing Rick Blaine, alongside the amazing cast of Clare Waugh and Barnaby Power. With a wonderful, yet simple set design by the award-winning Kenny Miller, the show has already received 5 star reviews for the play's premiere at Glasgow's Oran Mor in 2010 as part of A Play, A Pie & A Pint series; and for its runs at the Tron Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe in 2011. It comes to France for the first time.
Thursday 17th to Saturday 26 April 2013 at the Déjazet theatre in Paris
Gabriela Arnon & Friends
et les chansons du nouvel album, Pyramid Lake
Vendredi 2 mai à 19h30,
Dorothy's Gallery présente:
Gabriela Arnon: chant, clavier; Linda Mayer: chant; Betty Rojas: chant, percussions; Luiz Marquez: kenacho, mozeno, soprano sax, harmonica, crickets; HT Roberts: bouzouki, mandoline, dulcimer, guitare
Réservations: billetréduc: http://www.billetreduc.com/112548/evtvideo.htm
Clip: "Tale of Jin": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rtq6yblRh0
The American Library in Paris
Upcoming Events and Programs
Tuesday 29 April | 19h30
Parenting in the Digital Age
A special presentation with Elizabeth Milovidov and Jenny Wallier on the challenges and solutions of raising children in the digital age.
Wednesday 30 April | 19h30
John Baxter - Evenings with an Author
John Baxter presents his latest book Paris at the End of the World: The City of Light During the Great War, 1914-1918.
Saturday 3 May | 10h00 - 19h00
Sunday 4 May | 13h00 - 19h00
Used Book Sale
Support the Library and pick up some new books for yourself and the bookworms in your life.
Tuesday 6 May | 19h30
The Art Collector: A conversation with James T. Dyke
James Dyke discusses his passion for collecting works by Bonnard, Delacroix, Signac, Cezanne, Monet, Degas, Vuillard, and other European masters.
Tuesday 13 May | 19h30
Chris Boïcos lectures on Robert Mapplethorpe
Chris Boïcos of Paris Art Studies will present a lecture and slide presentation on Robert Mapplethorpe, one of the great masters of art photography.
Wednesday 21 May | 19h30
Rhône Wine Tasting Workshop
The American Library in Paris, 10 rue du Général Camou, 75007 Paris, tel. 01.53.59.12.60. M°: Ecole Militaire or Alma Marceau, or RER C at Pont de l'Alma.
Shakespeare and Company
Wednesday 23rd April 7pm
Birthday Party for the Bard
Thursday 24th April 7pm
The Original of Lolita: Celebrating Nabokov's Birthday in Paris
Monday 28th April 7pm
The Best Translated Book Award 2014
Wednesday 30th April 7pm
Playreading: George Kaplan
37 rue de la Bûcherie
75005 Paris, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 25 40 93
PARLER PARIS APRES-MIDI
Every Second Tuesday of the Month (except August)
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This is your opportunity to meet every month, often with local professionals who can answer your Working and Living in France questions. You are invited to come for drinks and share your questions and comments about what it takes to create a life here, own property and enjoy what France has to offer. It is also an opportunity to network with other Parler Paris readers.
Upstairs at La Pierre du Marais 96, rue des Archives at the corner of rue de Bretagne 75003
Paris Métro Lines 9, 3 et 11, stations Temple, République or Arts et Métiers
EXPATS SOIREES DINNERS CHEZ PATRICIA
PARIS EXPATS SOIREES DINNERS - EVERY SUNDAY. 19h00
SPECIAL FUN GUEST(S) PRESENTS IN ENGLISH AT DINNER!.
For Expats Of All Origins, French And Visitors
€25 includes a fun dinner & dessert and free flowing wine. A fun presentation and meeting great new international people
Meet people, Make friends, Create relationships.
Mailing address upon request.
Cell: 33 (0) 6 43 79 35 18
Dinner Chez Jim Haynes
Jim’s atelier becomes a salon every night
where about 70 people from all over the world
meet, dine, drink and enjoy themselves. Telephone
on Saturday or for your invitation, directions and the door code.
Jim Haynes Atelier
83, rue de la Tombe Issoire 75014 Paris
Learning la Langue Française
Parler Parlor French-English Conversation Group
Parler Parlor meets three times a week -- come as often as you like! Your first time is free! Practice speaking French and English. Make friends, discuss interesting topics, learn about other cultures, progress in understanding and speaking, naturally and easily.
For further details, visit http://www.parlerparlor.com
L’ASSOCIATION DES FAMILLES MULTILINGUES PRESENTS
FOR BILINGUAL CHILDREN
Every Wednesday at 5pm at the Maison des Associations du 15ème, Paris.
To register call Anna on 06 18 36 13 14
Knowledge Is Power: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars and Lectures
Art of Living in France
A Tasting Tour of the Southwest; 11 Apr
Classic White Burgundies; 25 Apr
Market Walk - Indian Quarter of Paris; 30 Apr
Creative Writing & Literature
Writing Food; sessions available 5, 12, 19, 26 May
Paris Writers' Workshop: The Art of Non-Fiction Writing; 24-28 June (Early Bird deadline: 4/30)
Paris Writers' Workshop: The Essentials of Screenplay Writing; 24-28 June (Early Bird deadline: 4/30)
Paris Writers' Workshop: The Art of Short Story Writing; 24-28 June (Early Bird deadline: 4/30)
Making the Most of Culture Clash; 8 Apr
English 2 False Beginners; Mondays
English 3 Intermediate; Mondays
French 1 Beginners; Wednesdays
French 2b False Beginners; Tuesdays and Thursdays
French 3 Intermediate; Tuesdays
Paris Walks & Visits
The French Senate: Amazing and Unique Architecture; 22 Apr
Paris Walks - Writers and Artists of the Left Bank; 29 Apr
Carnet de Voyage IV: Celebrating the Spring Equinox; session available 7 Apr
Painting Studio: Modernizing the Techniques of the Masters; session available 8 Apr
Drawing Practice: Learning to See I; sessions available 2, 9 Apr
Capturing the Magic of the Moment; 17 Apr
10, rue Tiphaine
75015 Paris, France
Paris Art Studies
Paris Art Studies at the home of Chris Boïcos
14, boulevard Saint-Martin. 6th floor (building code: 89786)
Métros: Strasbourg-Saint Denis, exit: Porte Saint-Martin (lines 4, 8, 9)
or République exit: boulevard Saint-Martin (lines 8, 9 - fewer steps)
Paris Art Studies telephone: + 33 (0) 686 58 98 09
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP
monthly Sunday services at 2:30pm.
Temple de Pentemont
106 rue de Grenelle
Tel: 01 30 82 75 33 or www.uufp.info.
BEEN MEANING TO JOIN A CHOIR?
Amateur group seeks experienced SATB to sing
diverse repertoire (spirituals, classical,
musicals, and more). Rehearsals Mondays in the Marais, 7:45 - 10 p.m.
For more information, 06.07.38.09.75
FRUSAB: France-USA Bridge
FRUSAB, which stands for France-USA Bridge, is a
newly created non-profit organization designed to
promote a variety of cultural, educational,
social, and other exchanges between French and Americans around the world.
In addition to hosting weekly conversation group
activities in Paris, FRUSAB now offers a dynamic
user-forum where users can post and read
comments, and communicate with other users on a
variety of French-American issues!
For more information, or to register a username,
please visit: http://www.frusab.com
Click to donate free mammograms
The Breast Cancer Site helps fund free mammograms for women in need. All you have to do is click.
Sports & Fitness
Rollerblading in Paris!
Every week, you can don your blades for two
rolling tours through the City of Light!
Friday evenings: Over 4,000 experienced skaters
take a different 25 km circuit each week. Full
details the Thursday before at
http://www.pari-roller.com or call 01.43.36.89.81
afternoons: Tour for beginners. A circuit
of approx. 20 km over 3 hours. For more
information visit http://www.rollers-coquillages.org or call 01.44.54.07.44.