English-language events in Paris
- Published on Tuesday, 21 April 2009 23:00
- Written by Heidi Ellison
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Un demi-mètre carré de liberté
Art crée en prison – tableaux de détenus de 40 pays +infos
Série d'événements culturels hebdomadaires +infos
17 OCTOBRE - 12 DÉCEMBRE 2014
American Center for the Arts
27 rue Keller, 75011 Paris
Parking 121 av. Ledru-Rollin
Métro Voltaire, Bastille, Ledru-Rollin
01 43 57 08 51
mar-sam 13h-19h – dim 16h-19h
Strictly Entertainment: Comedy, Plays, Movies, Dance, Music, Cinema
Sunday, November 9
at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
96 boulevard Charonne, Paris 75020
Kenna & Cox au Piston Pélican
Thursday, October 30 at 9:00pm
15 rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris, France
Paddy Sherlock Band with Guest Melissa Cox
Paddy Sherlock - chant/trombone ; son groupe de quatre musiciens ; Melissa Cox - violon
Dimanche 2 novembre, 21h
15, rue Clément, 75006 (métro Saint-Germain-des-Prés)
Songbirds à l'Angora
female singer-songwriter showcase
featuring: Inga Liljeström - Alison Young - Melissa Cox - et des autres !
Mercredi 5 novembre, 20h30
l'Angora (à l'étage)
3, bvd Richard Lenoir, 75011 (métro Bastille ou Breguet-Sabin)
Kenna & Cox au Festival "Monte le Son"
(Chris Kenna - guitare/chant ; Melissa Cox - violon/chant)
Vendredi 28 novembre, 19h-20h
Bibliothèque Andrée Chedid
36-40 rue Emeriau, 75015
Bellemin / Jeannin / Minault
Bruno Bellemin - guitare
Rémi Jeannin - orgue
Philippe Minault - batterie
Jeudi 30 octobre à 20h00 au Volcano Lounge
15 rue Paul Vaillant-Couturier, Argenteuil, Gare Argenteuil Centre
Entrée : Conso.
Chris Kenna - chant et guitare
Rémi Jeannin - orgue
Henri Le Boursicaud - batterie
Dimanche 2 novembre à 19h00 à La Liberté
Autour des chansons du chanteur et guitariste australien Chris Kenna,
un trio rock et blues où guitare et orgue hammond se mêlent.
Dans un bar où la musique s'épanouit naturellement : ça va chauffer !
196 Rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine, Paris 12e, Métro Faidherbe Chaligny
Localisation Google Maps ici
Entrée : Conso.
Keri Chryst (vox)
and suprise guest piano & bass!
Saturday, 1 nov
3, rue Saint Benoît, 75006
20h - minuitA Better Boy
A play by John Wilson Foster
Jeudi 6 novembre à 19h30
7€ (5€ pour étudiants et demandeurs d'emploi)
En anglais - env. 50 mn
1917. The chairman of Harland & Wolff has agreed to an interview about his nephew and chief designer of RMS Titanic. This dramatic monologue conveys a "vivid sense of the passion and conviction that drove William J. Pirrie, Thomas Andrews and their colleagues to build so many ships of the scale and ambition of the Titanic" (Tony Macaulay, Culture Northern Ireland).
Centre Culturel Irlandais
5 rue des Irlandais, 75005 Paris
T: 01 58 52 10 30
CONTACT - RESERVATIONS
Dinner & drinks in the coziest classiest jazz club in Saint Germain des Près!
No cover if dining / 10€ cover if drinks only
IMPORTANT Réservations necessary - the place fills up FAST on a Saturday night! 01 42 86 99 63
SWEET SYSTEM in Jazz Club et Talons Aiguilles
Thurs-Fri, 19h - 20h30
Théatre Le Ranelagh
5, rue des Vignes 75016
Réservations : 01 42 88 64 44
The American Library in Paris
Upcoming Events and Programs
Wednesday 29 October | 19h30
Emmanuel Carrère - Evenings with an Author
French writer Emmanuel Carrère discusses Limonov, his latest book to be translated into English.
Tuesday 4 November | 19h30
Celso Gonzalez-Falla - Evenings with an Author
Cuban-born writer Celso Gonzalez-Falla presents his first novel, My Lost Cuba, which recalls the Cuba of his youth in the 1950s.
Saturday 8 November | 10h00 - 19h00
Sunday 9 November | 13h00 - 19h00
Used Book Sale
You can never have enough books! Come and pick up a few books at our monthly used book sale, and grab one of our new Library tote bags, now in new colors.
Tuesday 11 November | 19h30
Jean-Christian Bourcart and Victoria Schultz - Evenings with a Photographer
In celebration of Paris Photo Month, join Jean-Christian Bourcart of Agence VU' and Victoria Schultz as they talk present their photographic works.
Wednesday 12 November | 19h30
Alexandre des Isnards - Evenings with an Author
Alexandre des Isnards, author of the Dictionnaire du nouveau français, speaks about the words that should have been in the official dictionary.
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
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!.
Sun 2 November 2014. 19h
"The French Art Of Seduction And How To Learn It." (About Famous French Courtisans). Edith Werb Qualified French Teacher And Tour Guide. www.edithsparis.com
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
Healthy Spices Demo & Tasting at Le Cordon Bleu's Paris Cooking School: 16 Oct.
The Magic of Morey: Red and White Burgandies: 17 Oct.
Masks, Magic, and the Best of Everyday Wines: 31 Oct.
Roti de Boeuf aux herbes de Provence en Croûte & Baked Pears: 12 Nov.
Mesmerized by Meursault: 14 Nov.
Creative Writing and Literature
Flash Fiction: 10, 17 Nov.; 1, 8, 15 Dec.
Getting Published Part Il: 5, 12, 19, 26 Jan.; 2 Feb.
The Place of Impressionism in Art History: 22 Oct.
The Exchanges and Influences Between French and American Diplomats, Intellectuals and Militaries: 23 Oct.
Photo-Based Contemporary Art: 30 Oct.
When Art Betrays Heart: Contemporary Artists Confronting Family in Their Work: 6 Nov.
Hemingway and the French Literary Tradition: 19 Nov.
Paris Walks and Visits
A Unique Opportunity to Visit the Sainte-Genevieve Uuniversity Library: 16 Oct.
Private Visit of La Ruche: 6 Nov.
Hotel de Lauzen: a "must see" mansion: 20 Nov.
Toussaint Holiday Special: Introduction to Printmaking: 18 Oct.
Advanced Photography: Mastering Manual Mode: 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov.
Painting Studio: 4, 18, 25 Nov.
Introduction to Copperplate Caligraphy: 4, 18, 25 Nov; 2 Dec.
Perspective Drawing: 21, 28 Nov; 5, 12 Dec.
10, rue Tiphaine
75015 Paris, France
Paris Art Studies
Our history of the portrait series continues with:
Our History of the Portrait course continues on Friday mornings with Baroque portraiture in France, Spain and Italy:
Part 4: The 17th century - The Baroque Portrait in Spain, France and Italy. Velazquez, Bernini, Rigaud.
Friday 21 November - 10:30 am – 12 noon – Slide lecture – Bernini in Italy, Velazquez in Spain.
Friday 28 November - 10:30 am – 12 noon – Slide lecture – Velazquez II. French portraiture under Louis XIII: Vouet, Champaigne.
Friday 5 December - 10:30 am – 12 noon – Visit to the Louvre – Baroque Spanish and French portraits.
Meet 10:15 am inside Louvre pyramid by the information desk with ticket in hand.
Friday 12 December - 10:30 am – 12 noon – Slide lecture – The French portrait under Louis XIV and the Grand Style.
We will also be covering 5 major temporary exhibitions in Paris:
Thursday 20 November 10:30 am – 12 noon – Rhodes, a Greek Island at the Gates of the Orient
Visit to the exhibition at the Musée du Louvre (14 November 2014 – 10 February 2015).
Tuesday 25 November 9 - 10:30 am – Paul Durand-Ruel and the Impressionists (Manet, Monet, Renoir)
Visit to the exhibition at the Musée du Louvre (until 8 February 2015).
Thursday 4 December 10:30 - 12 noon – "Seen from the Front - Representing the Great War"
Visit to the exhibition at the Musée del'Armée at the Hôtel des Invalides (Until 25 January 2015).
Tuesday 9 December 4:20 - 6 pm – Impression-Sunrise - The True Story of Monet's Masterpiece
Visit to the exhibition at the Musée Marmottan (until 18 January 2015)
Thursday 11 December 10:30 – 12 noon – Jeff Koons
Slide lecture on the retrospective exhibition the Centre Georges Pompidou (26 Nov. 2014 – 27 April 2015)
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
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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.