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
In Search of the Unusual: Paris & Beyond
Photos by Richard Nahem et Meredith Mullins
Le 102 Galerie
102 rue Cherche Midi, 75006. Metro: Vaneau or Duroc.
Vernissage September 25 (7-9 pm)
Through October 3 until 7 pm.
Summer in the City: Street Colors
Street art by Brok, Alex, Takt, Sueb, Jesse "Dense 83" Greene, Wozniak and Adine Sagalyn.
Through Oct. 5
Dorothy's Gallery, American Center for the Arts
27 rue keller, 75011 Paris
Métro Bastille, Voltaire
Strictly Entertainment: Comedy, Plays, Movies, Dance, Music, Cinema
Kenna & Cox
(Chris Kenna - chant/guitare ; Melissa Cox - violon/chant)
Samedi 20 septembre, 20h
Le Moki Bar
61, rue des Vignoles, 75020 (métro Avron ou Buzenval)
William Chabbey Trio
Dimanche 21, 19h, Chinon.
William Chabbey (guit), Rémi Jeannin (org), Patrick Filleul (dr).
Lundi 22, 20h30, Le strapontin, Tours.
William Chabbey (guit), Rémi Jeannin (org), Patrick Filleul (dr).
Jeudi 25, 21h30, Autour de midi ... minuit, Paris.
Concert et jam session. Souriez, on sera filmés !
William Chabbey (guit), Rémi Jeannin (org), Charles Benarroch (dr).
Samedi 27, 20h30, Le piano solo, Neuilly-Plaisance.
Clément Brajtman (voc), William Chabbey (guit), Rémi Jeannin (org), Charles Benarroch (dr).
Jazz Club et Talons Aiguilles
Théâtre Le Ranelagh
5 rue des Vignes, 75016 Paris, France
Wednesday through Saturday @ 9pm
Sundays @ 5pm
et en alternance
Patrick CABON / Rémy TOULON (piano)
Fabien MARCOZ / Bruno ROUSSELET (contrebasse)
The American Library in Paris
Upcoming Events and Programs
Sunday 21 September | 13h00 - 19h00
"Learn 20 Things at the Library" - Fall Open House
The Library becomes a one-stop learning spot for those who want to learn a new skill or gain new information. Bring the whole family and friends for an afternoon of fun and discovery! Free and open to the public.
Sunday 21 September | 18h00
Carrie Solomon - Evenings with an author
Award-winning culinary photographer Carrie Solomon talks about the 100 recipes in Une Américaine à Paris and demonstrates how to make BBQ sauce.
Wednesday 24 September | 19h30
Jake Lamar - Evenings with an author
Jake Lamar discusses his latest book Posthumous about the Dutch painter Femke Versloot.
Wednesday 1 October | 19h30
Joan Schenkar - Evenings with an author
Author and playwright Joan Schenkar discusses her book The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith, which is considered the definitive biography of the late fiction writer.
Wednesday 8 October | 19h30
Nancy L. Green - Evenings with an author
Nancy L. Green talks about her latest book The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941.
Tuesday 14 October | 19h30
Alexander Lobrano and Clotilde Dusoulier - Evenings with an author
Food writers and bloggers Alexander Lobrano and Clotilde Dusoulier will explore writing about food in France, reviewing restaurants and the different food movements in France now.
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
Thursday 18th September 6pm
Bard-en-Seine Reading: The Merchant of Venice
Monday 22nd September 7pm
Andrew Miller on Pure
Wednesday 24th September 3pm
Children's Hour with Kate Stables
37 rue de la Bûcherie
75005 Paris, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 25 40 93
SOS Help Autumn Book Sale
We're back with fresh books in all categories. Pick up some new reads for low prices!
Sunday October 12, 12-4 pm
Orrick Law Offices
31 avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie
For more information: visit our website
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
Are Wine and Cheese The Marrying Kind?: 3 Oct.
Market Walk - Marché d'Aligre & Covered Marché Beauvau: 8 Oct.
The Magic of Morey: Red and White Burgandies: 17 Oct.
Creative Writing and Literature
Getting Published Part l: 6, 13 Oct.; 3, 10, 17 Nov.
Flash Fiction: 10, 17 Nov.; 1, 8, 15 Dec.
Emile Zola, Social Activist in the Dreyfus Affairs: "J'accuse!": 30 Sept.
Feminism and the Maternal in Contemporary Art: 2 Oct.
The Place of Impressionism in Art History: 22 Oct.
Languages (Courses take place Sept-June. Join at anytime!)
English 2-3 False Beginners and Intermediate: Mondays
French 1 Beginners: Tuesdays and Fridays
French 2 False Beginners: Tuesdays and Thursdays
French 3 Intermediate: Tuesdays
Guided Discussion in English (Tuesday Group)
Guided Discussion in English (Wednesday Group)
Guided Discussion in French: Mondays
Guided Discussion in German: Thursdays
Guided Discussion in Spanish: Wednesdays
Paris Walks and Visits
Art Nouveau in Paris: 20 Sept.
Commemorative WWI Paris Walk -Suresnes Memorial: 7 Oct.
The Jewish History of Paris: 14 Oct.
Introduction to Printmaking: 20 Sept.
Introduction to Painting, Tools, Techniques and Terminology: 23 Sept.
Watercolor Sketching: Le Jardin du Luxembourg: 24 Sept.
New! Introduction to Italic Caligraphy: 1, 8, 15 Oct; 5, 12 Nov.
New! Art Collecting ABCs: What's New in Contemporary Art: 3, 10, 24 Oct.
New! Introduction to Copperplate Caligraphy: 4, 18, 25 Nov; 2 Dec.
10, rue Tiphaine
75015 Paris, France
Paris Art Studies
Our history of the portrait series continues with:
Part 3: 1540-1660 - The Late Renaissance and Baroque Portrait - from Titian to Rembrandt.
The major temporary Paris exhibitions we are covering are:
Thursday 18 September 10:30 - 12 noon
Slide lecture on the exhibition: Perugino, Master of Raphael at the Musée Jacquemart-André
Thursday 25 September 3:30 – 5:15 pm – Niki de Saint-Phalle
Visit to the retrospective exhibition at the Grand Palais
Thursday 2 October 1:20 – 3 pm – From Leonardo to Michelangelo – The Borgias and their Times Visit to the exhibition at the Musée Maillol
Thursday 9 October 12:15 – 1:45 pm – Emile Bernard (1868-1941) Painting in Anger
Visit to the retrospective exhibition at the Orangerie
Thursday 16 October 10:30 - 12 noon:
Slide lecture on the exhibition: Marcel Duchamp, Painting, Even at the Centre Georges Pompidou
Thursday 23 October – Sonia Delaunay (time and date to be confirmed)
Visit to the retrospective exhibition at the Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris
In November and December we will be covering the following exhibitions :
Monet - Impression Sunrise at the Musée Marmottan
Paul Durand-Ruel, the Impressionist Art Dealer at the musée du Luxembourg
Seen on the Front : Representing the Great War at the Musée de l'Armée at the Invalides
Jeff Koons at the Centre Pompidou
All the information is also on our website :parisartstudies.com
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
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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.