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In Other Words Book Club: Before the Feast, by Saša Stanišic

October 19, 2016 | 7 PM
Type Books
Our European book-club comes back this October at Type Books with a novel by the Bosian-German author Saša Stanišic, Before the Feast.
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TORONTO - GameON Ventures 2016

October 20-21, 2016
Mars Discovery District

GameON: Ventures is a conference that connects business leaders in the video game industry.

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TORONTO - Cinéfranco 2016

October 27th - November 1st
Alliance française de Toronto;

The next edition of Cinéfranco, the most important International Francophone Film Festival in English Canada, will take place at the Alliance française of Toronto from October 27th to November 1st.

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Exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History : "Napoléon and Paris"

June 16, 2016 - January, 8 2017
Canadian Museum of History

Discover the complex relationship between a legendary man and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Paris shaped Napoleon as much as Napoleon transformed Paris.

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The Spider and the Horse-Dragon of the Machines de l'île will be in Ottawa in 2017 !

It's official, the Machines de l'île, extraordinarily huge, will be in Ottawa for summer 2017! NOT TO BE MISSED!!!
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Mend The Living longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016

Maylis de Kerangal's novel Réparer les vivants, translated by Canadian translator Jessica Moore and published by Talon Books as Mend the Living, has been longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize.

Books & Ideas

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In Other Words: the first European book-club in Toronto

September 28, 2016 | 7 PM
Type Books
The members of the European Union of National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Toronto launch their 2016 European Book Club Series “In Other Words” at Type Books on Queen Street West. In 2016, the focus will be on authors who have migrated and adapted to a different country, writing in the new languages of their adopted homes.
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In Other Words Book Club: Before the Feast, by Saša Stanišic

October 19, 2016 | 7 PM
Type Books
Our European book-club comes back this October at Type Books with a novel by the Bosian-German author Saša Stanišic, Before the Feast.
News

Mend The Living longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016

Maylis de Kerangal's novel Réparer les vivants, translated by Canadian translator Jessica Moore and published by Talon Books as Mend the Living, has been longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize.
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Ottawa 2017 or the 150 years of Canada

In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation !
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Four French Authors Announced at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2016 (May 14-15)

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) has just announced four Featured Guests from France: Marguerite Abouet, Balak, & Bastien Vivès, in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Toronto.
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Women in Science : still a challenge today?

The French Embassy in Canada, the University of Ottawa and L’Oréal Canada "For Women in Science" have organized a panel about the current role of women in science, January 19, 2016.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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TORONTO - Ulla von Brandenburg's major exhibition at the Power Plant

25 JUNE - 5 SEPTEMBER 2016
The Power Plant

Ulla von Brandenburg's major exhibition will include a new film and installation, both responsive to the site where the film is shot, Théâtre des Amandiers, France, and the space of the exhibition at The Power Plant.

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"Canada Canada" by the famous artist Rip Hopkins !

2017 - Canada Canada, THE exhibit of OTTAWA2017 by France and the United Kingdom. Intimate portraits of Canadian, by the famous phographer Rip Hopkins, exhibited at the Ottawa Art Gallery.
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Enter to win tickets for the Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun exhibit at the National Gallery of Canada!

Last days to go and discover the work and incredible destiny of painter and portraitist Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun !To enter and win 2 tickets for the exhibit, answer the following question :
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The Edge of the Earth, Climate Change in Photography and Video

September 14 - December 4 2016
Ryerson Image Centre

Increasingly and forebodingly, artists are turning their attention to the subject of climate change, in poignant and often confrontational ways.

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Exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History : "Napoléon and Paris"

June 16, 2016 - January, 8 2017
Canadian Museum of History

Discover the complex relationship between a legendary man and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Paris shaped Napoleon as much as Napoleon transformed Paris.

News

The Spider and the Horse-Dragon of the Machines de l'île will be in Ottawa in 2017 !

It's official, the Machines de l'île, extraordinarily huge, will be in Ottawa for summer 2017! NOT TO BE MISSED!!!

Performing Arts & Music

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TORONTO - French trio sensation Apollonia @ Electric Island 2016

July 1st
Hanlan's Point

The most anticipated underground concert + picnic series is back in its fourth season, and about to drop a heavy line up for music lovers in the true North.

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Wajdi Mouawad named Director of the Théâtre National de la Colline

In reponse to the proposal put forward by Audrey Azoulay, Minister for Culture and Communication, President François Hollande has named Wajdi Mouawad the Director of the Théâtre National de la Colline. Mr.
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Alliance française of Ottawa - Nov-Dec 2015

Here, find the cultural events program of the Alliance française of Ottawa !
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French artists at the NAC - 2015-2016 season

Success story : MARCH 2016 : Ca ira (1) Fin de Louis, by Joël PommeratNAC Co-production
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Chamberfest : Ottawa international chamber music festival

The Chamberfest in Ottawa is the world's largest chamber music festival. For 2015 edition, it's more than 450 musicians who will play nearly 100 concerts in the most beautiful churches in the city from July 23 to August 6, 2015.
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In France, which says summer says art festivals!

Info and anecdotes about art festivals in France. After theater and its Festival d'Avignon, let’s focus on circus arts and the Sirque on the Road festival

Film, TV & New Media

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LOUISE EN HIVER WINS THE GRAND PRIZE FOR FEATURE ANIMATION AT 40th OIAF

The Grand Prize for Features of this year's Ottawa International Animation Festival (09.21-25) went to the French/Canadian coproduction LOUISE EN HIVER, directed by Jean-François Laguionie who had already won a Grand Priz
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TORONTO - Nightlife by Cyprien Gaillard at TIFF 2016

Friday, September 9 - 3:30pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox
An immersive, psychedelic work whose sculptural properties are enhanced by 3D, Nightlife by Berlin-based French contemporary artist Cyprien Gaillard summons a hallucinatory rebellion of urban botany as it forges mysterious yet suggestive links of resistance and resolve across time and space.
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TORONTO - Forum Enterprising Culture

28 et 29 septembre 2016
Corus Quay
The Canadian Film Center’s (CFC) Media Lab, Cultural Service of the Embassy of France in Canada, in partnership with Forum d’Avignon, invite you to participate in a major international forum to discuss the economic impact of culture and creative technologies. Enterprising Culture will feature debates, keynote speakers, networking opportunities and showcase 17 Franco-Canadian creative and cultural industry start-ups. Enterprising Culture also marks the fifth IDEABOOST Launch Pad.
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TORONTO - Exceptional meeting with Agnès Varda

September 10, 2016 at 3:00pm
Alliance française de Toronto;

During the TIFF, Alliance Française, Unifrance, The Consulate General of France in Toronto and the Institut Français are pleased to invite you to a special meeting with Agnès Varda.

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TORONTO - TIFF 2016 opens the window wide to French cinema

September 8-18, 2016
TIFF Bell Lightbox

With more than 110 French films selected this year, including 42 (33 features and 9 shorts) of majority French production, the Tor

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12 TICKETS TO WIN FOR THE OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL

We offer 3x2 tickets for the screenings of the 2 French films presented in the competitive section  of the 40th edition of the Ottawa International Film Festival (from September 21st to 25th).

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