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Archive for February 2009

BlueNefertiti – Paris@Night

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Celia “BlueNefertiti” from “Les Nubians” has moved to Brooklyn and has established a monthly French Cabaret show “Paris@Night” that is exceptional. I encourage all of you to go.

SETS 10PM, 12, 1AM


Written by Jon Cronin

February 28, 2009 at 23:51

French Creative Connection

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It is good to see people supporting the French Artists in New York. We look forward to seeing this blog succeed.

This blog features French expatriates living in NYC and evolving in the arts and creative industries whether it is visual arts, cinema, design, music, dance, fashion, theatre or architecture.

via: French Embassy

Written by Jon Cronin

February 28, 2009 at 23:21

TRACE TV Opens In New York

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TRACE, the international TV network of French origin, announces the opening of a TRACE branch in New York to build closer relations with the American urban entertainment scene.

TRACE contributes to expose a truly diversified France in the same way that Obama’s election solidifies the American commitment to diversity. In all its countries of operations, TRACE shows the same dedication to promote diversity, global understanding and knowledge through urban music and culture

Written by Jon Cronin

February 28, 2009 at 23:11


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The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) presents a unique mix of arts programs including music, dance, theater, cinéma, and visual arts. The two main cultural platforms are Crossing the Line and World Nomads (see below). Cinéma screenings feature classic and contemporary French films through the CinémaTuesdays program, and the FIAF Gallery regularly exhibits contemporary French artists. Learn more about French culture throughArt de Vivre—a lifestyle series that features culinary and wine classes, as well as conversations with fashion designers and artisans.

World Nomads
May 2009

A series occurring each spring, World Nomads explores the exchange of ideas, artistic expression, and style through contemporary world cultures. The second installment of this vibrant new series will take place in May 2009—check back in the spring for dates/details.

World Nomads: 2008 – Africa

Crossing the Line
Fall 2009

Crossing the Line, FIAF’s fall festival, each year presents three weeks of inter-disciplinary contemporary works by artists who are transforming cultural practices on both sides of the Atlantic.

Crossing the Line: 2007 | 2008 |

For more information

Written by Jon Cronin

February 28, 2009 at 22:58