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To return to the Bay Area Francophile List homepage, click here. April Events April Happy hour every day until 6pm. Please contact the office if you want the book ordered for you: Town Center Books 7pm Main St. South San Francisco Library. Opening April 17, Virginie Ledoyen co-stars with Emmanuel Mouret in French filmmaker Mouret's delightful comedy of manners, mores and the dangers of a friendly pressing of the lips.
It is imperative that you call to reserve so we can plan for food; thank you. Mixed media exhibit by Javier Manrique.
Inspired by Susan Sontag's book of the same title, Javier Manrique's multimedia sequences 'Meltdown' and 'Breakdown', begin a conversation to redefine and reevaluate the image of photography.
The works presented explore metaphors andnarratives. I use different mediums to provoke ways of experiencing a variety of concepts that focus on photography as the theme. Opening reception Friday, April 17, pm. Vivaldi's concerto The Four Seasons is probably one of the most well-known and abused pieces of classical music in history.
Collaborating with French artist Fabrice Hybert, Angelin Preljocaj in Les 4 Saisons breathes new life into Vivaldi's music with provocative costumes and unconventional choreography. April 15,8: Chacun apporte ce qu'il veut. Les enfants sont bienvenus. En attendant de vous voir! The French Revolution unleashed institution-shattering forces.
Napoleon invaded Egypt yet crafted enlightened policy sympathetic to Islam, resurrected Roman civil law, inspired Beethoven, challenged Goethe and Tolstoy to think again, and bankrolled a return to grandeur in the fine arts.
France's reassertion of cultural preeminence varied from uncritical enthusiasm to repugnance, from the love-hate with the Russian aristocracy to British resistance to both armies and cultural influence Friday, April 17, 8: Michael Marrinan Professor of Art History, Stanford University follows with an illustrated survey of the arts under Napoleon, demonstrating that aesthetic productions of the Empire mirror the myriad political contradictions of their patron.
Saturday, April 18, Laurent Mayali Lloyd M. Robbins Professor of Law, UC Berkeley Law School lectures on the civil law reforms instituted by Napoleon, and the other positive cultural legacies of his short-lived empire. Juan Cole Richard P. Through April 18, A benefit for the Crowden School.
The Crowden School, Rose St. California Theatre, S. Come hear your French favorites and jazz standards. Tuesday, April 14, 7: Saturday, April 18, 8: Lecture by Jean-Pierre Gorin: Sunday, April 19, 2: Featuring Dominique Labelle as the evil queen.
Various locations; details to follow. Through April 19, Series curated by Jean-Pierre Gorin The film essay is a strange beast. To simply define it as a form that foregrounds a voice and sketches a persona falls short. At the core of all essays is an interest so intense that it precludes the possibility of naming it simply and efficiently, of filming it in a straight line, so to speak.Blanchot Maurice Blanchot (born ) is the author of a significant body of narrative fiction and countless critical essays on both literary and philosophical texts, as well as a substantial amount of political journalism.
Renard came to writing prose at a time when it seemed the novel might be finished, when the great descriptive and analytical project of Flaubert, Maupassant, Goncourt, and Zola had used the world up and left nothing for fiction to do.
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13 1. 14 1. 15 1. 16 1. 17 1. 18 1. 19 1. 20 1. 21 1. 22 Phaedra opens with Hippolytus, son of Theseus and stepson of Phaedra, setting off on a hunt.
He prefers the woods to the palace, and invokes Diana, goddess of the hunt, to help his luck. After his departure, Phaedra appears, racked with despair.
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