English-language events in Paris
- Published on Tuesday, 21 April 2009 23:00
- Written by Heidi Ellison
Parler Paris Community Calendar
We reserve the right to edit as necessary. We cannot promise it will be run if the information is provided in French or if the format is unacceptable. Please use the following listings as your format guide.
Thank you, Adrian Leeds
Prints from the Gelonch-Viladegut Collection featuring contemporary Catalan Artists
Feb. 13-March 10
The Fine Arts Gallery of The American University of Paris
6 Colonel Combes, 75007 Paris.
Orange dans l'Azur
Paintings by Blair and Laurie Pessemier
102, rue Cherche-midi
6-16 March 2014.
Blair and Laurie are American painters who have lived in Paris since 1993. This is their latest work from the Côte d'Azur.
06.60.29.86.05 or 01.73.71.57.78
Strictly Entertainment: Comedy, Plays, Movies, Dance, Music, Cinema
Rough Magic Theatre Company présente Jezebel
De Mark Cantan
Mise en scène : Lynne Parker
Avec Peter Daly, Valerie O'Connor, Margaret McAuliffe
Vendredi 7 et samedi 8 mars à 19h30
7€ (5€ pour étudiants et demandeurs d'emploi)
En anglais - env. 80 mn
A clever comedy about the inane consequences of hot sex meeting cold statistics.
"One of the most enjoyable night's theatre I've had all year... not in recent memory has there been so perfect a comedy on the Irish stage." (***** Entertainment.ie)
"A brisk and tightly plotted new sex comedy by Mark Cantan" (**** The Irish Times)
T: 01 58 52 10 30
Centre Culturel Irlandais,
5 rue des Irlandais
On Saturday 5th April 7pm
105, faubourg du Temple Paris 10.
SOS Help Book Sale
Spring is around the corner, as is SOS Help's next booksale!
Mark your calendars for our next book sale on March 23!
Sunday, March 23
12 pm to 4 pm
Orrick Law Offices
31, avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie
We have books in every category, with a ton of general fiction, young adult, and children's books. Be sure to tell your friends about this great way to get inexpensive books, meet other people in the English-speaking community, and support our organization!
SOS Help, the English emotional support line. 01 46 21 46 46 from 3 to 11pm daily.
The American Library in Paris
Upcoming Events and Programs
Saturday 8 March | 14h00
History of the African American military experience
Captain Paul J. Matthews, founder of the Bufflalo Soldiers Museum, will present the history of the African American military experience from the Revolutionary War to present-day conflicts.
Tuesday 11 March | 19h30
Deciphering the building blocks to handwriting success
In collaboration with S.P.R.I.N.T., Lise Faulise explores techniques and tips for handwriting readiness.
Sunday 16 March | 19h00
Chamber music at the Library
A special evening with Julien Fourrier and Lilla Anderson as they play a musicial selection on violin and piano.
Tuesday 18 March | 19h30
Mo Willems - Evenings with an Author
Mo Willems uncovers the process behind his illustrations and writing for his award-winning children's books.
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 6th March 8pm
Book signing with Dave Eggers
Monday 10th March 7pm
Andrew Hussey on The French Intifada: The Long War Between France and its Arabs
Monday 17th March 7pm
A celebration of Charles Bukowski
Friday 21st March 7pm
The Fag Ash Monologues
Sunday 23rd March 7pm
Hanif Kureishi on The Last Word
Monday 31st March 7pm
Naomi Wood on Mrs. Hemingway
37 rue de la Bûcherie
75005 Paris, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 25 40 93
presents a reading
of two one-act plays by
BACK OF BEYOND
Indeed you do have everything most women dream of. You're the queen of your domain.
Rich, lovely, and married to a famous man. Your life is like a fairy tale...
IN LESS THAN NO TIME
I never heard you called Fay. It must be a name you used as a kid when playing a game.
Okay with me if you want to change it, but don't get confused on our wedding day.
SONIA BACKERS, CLARA KUNDIN, CARLINE LEMIRE
JEREMY COFFMAN, DAMIAN CORCORAN, JEAN-CHRISTOPHE LUCCHESI
on Sunday, 9th March 2014 at 7.30 pm
Carr's Pub & Restaurant
1 rue du Mont Thabor, 75001 Paris
Metro : Tuileries
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
Sun 9 March 2014. 19h00
"GOOD MORNING CREATIVITY": CREATIVITY IN LIFE. BUSINESS. SOCIETY Petronela (Eviakova) Zainuddin, CEO & Creativity Pioneer,
€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
Jewelry Making & Gems - A Twinkle in Your Eye; 17, 24, 31 Mar
A Vertical Tasting of Vacqueyras; 21 Mar
Creative Writing & Literature
Writing Food; 5 May
How To Look At A Painting, The Representation Of The Artist In His
Studio - History of Art; 7, 14 Mar
Learn to Play the Piano in Just One Hour!; 11 Mar
Venetian Private Life - History of Art; 12 Mar
Exhibition Seminar, Henri Cartier-Bresson - History of Art; 19 Mar
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
Museum Nissim de Comondo and History of Park Monceau; 7 Mar
Paris Walks - Theatre District and Arcades; 18 Mar
Paris Walks - Paris in the Middle Ages; 29 Mar
Carnet de Voyage IV: Celebrating the Spring Equinox; sessions available 10, 17, 24, 31 Mar; 7 Apr
Painting Studio: Modernizing the Techniques of the Masters; sessions available 11, 18, 25 Mar; 1, 8 Apr
Evening Life Drawing Studio; Tuesdays, Mar - Jun
Short Film Production: Video Blog: 5, 12, 19, 26 Mar
Drawing Practice: Learning to See I; 5, 12, 19, 26 Mar; 2, 9 Apr
ABCs Of Art Collecting: Absolute Beginners; 7, 14, 21 Mar
Studio Photography: Following the Masters; 13, 20, 27 Mar
Create your own Notebook Cover Design; 15, 16 Mar
10, rue Tiphaine
75015 Paris, France
Paris Art Studies
Special exhibitions coming up in March and April:
6 March - Slide lecture on Henri Cartier-Bresson retrospective exhibition at the Centre Pompidou.
13 March - Papier glacé - A century of fashion photography from the Condé Nast collection at the Musée Galliera.
18 March - Vincent van Gogh/Antonin Artaud - Society's Suicide at the Musée d'Orsay.
20 March - Josephine - An exhibition on Napoleon's wife and Empress at the Musée du Luxembourg.
25 March - Impressionist paintings from private collections at the Musée Marmottan.
3 April - I, Augustus, Emperor of Rome at the Grand Palais.
10 April - Les Archives du Rêve - 200 drawings from the collection of the Musée d'Orsay, at the Orangerie.
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
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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.