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"Women and Music" : Conversation with Hélène Blazy and Ana Sokolovic

June 16, 2016, at 6pm
National Gallery of Canada

Around the Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun exhibit and during a special evening dedicated to women and music, the French Embassy and the National Gallery bring together two composers from Canada and France for an engaging conversation.

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TORONTO - Concert Maxence Cyrin

June 8 at 9PM
Alliance française de Toronto;

On June 8th, pianist and composer Maxence Cyrin will give a concert at the Spadina Theatre.

This artist of classical training interprets new wave, techno and electro with talent.

News

Ottawa 2017 or the 150 years of Canada

In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation !

Books & Ideas

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MONTREAL - Exhibition by Félicia Atkinson

11/05/2016 at 7 pm
820 Plaza
Wednesday May 11th at 7pm at 820 Plaza in Montreal, opening of (PÉTRIFIES), an exhibition and performance by Félicia Atkinson. The show will be open Saturdays and Sundays with a sound score playing from 5pm - 6pm until Sunday June 5th.
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MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture

02/20/2016
Vancouver Art Gallery
Something happened 100 years ago that changed the way we think about art and the way we see the world. The last time this happened they called it the Renaissance, this time we've called it MashUp. 371 works by 156 artists (including Georges Braque / Marcel Duchamp / Francis Picabia / Guy Debord / Jean-Luc Godard /…) on display at the Vancouver Art gallery. February 20 to June 12, 2016
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In Other Words: the first European book-club in Toronto

May 18 at 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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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.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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TORONTO - Félicia Atkinson: & A FOREST (PETRIFIES)

Saturday, May 7
8-11

& A FOREST is an exhibition by Félicia Atkinson, initiated by Corinn Gerber.

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TORONTO - Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

May 1-31, 2016
Kensington Market

This year, Contact will present a series from French collective #Dysturb in Kensington Market.

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MONTREAL - Exhibition by Félicia Atkinson

11/05/2016 at 7 pm
820 Plaza
Wednesday May 11th at 7pm at 820 Plaza in Montreal, opening of (PÉTRIFIES), an exhibition and performance by Félicia Atkinson. The show will be open Saturdays and Sundays with a sound score playing from 5pm - 6pm until Sunday June 5th.
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Lecture of Geneviève Haroche-Bouzinac (in French): Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun en Souvenirs, at the National Gallery of Canada

June 11, 2016, at 2pm
National Gallery of Canada

With Souvenirs, the memoirs of  Vigée Le Brun, the painter talks about the art of writing, highlighting her fascinating life.

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MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture

02/20/2016
Vancouver Art Gallery
Something happened 100 years ago that changed the way we think about art and the way we see the world. The last time this happened they called it the Renaissance, this time we've called it MashUp. 371 works by 156 artists (including Georges Braque / Marcel Duchamp / Francis Picabia / Guy Debord / Jean-Luc Godard /…) on display at the Vancouver Art gallery. February 20 to June 12, 2016
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Exhibition « Tarot, entre divination et stratégie » at the Alliance française of Ottawa

From May 18 to June 16, 2016
Alliance française d'Ottawa

The team of the Alliance Française of Ottawa is happy to welcome you to discover the exhibition « Tarot, entre divination et stratégie » by Cél

Performing Arts & Music

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TORONTO - Breakbot at Velvet Underground

May 19 at 10pm
Velvet Underground

French composer and DJ, Breakbot will be at Velvet Underground on May 19 at 10pm.

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TORONTO - Bertrand Belin @ NXNE

June 13-19, 2016
Drake Hotel

The next edition of music festival North By Northeast will take place in Toronto from June 13 to 19, 2016.

French singer Bertrand Belin  will perfom at Drake Hotel on Saturday, June 18 at 7PM.

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TORONTO - Concert Maxence Cyrin

June 8 at 9PM
Alliance française de Toronto;

On June 8th, pianist and composer Maxence Cyrin will give a concert at the Spadina Theatre.

This artist of classical training interprets new wave, techno and electro with talent.

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TORONTO - Concert Radio Elvis

June 17 2016 at 8:00 pm
Alliance française de Toronto

Radio Elvis, a young French band made up of Pierre Guénard, Colin Russeil and Manu Ralambo, will perform at Spadina Theatre on June 17th, 2016.

News

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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TORONTO - Electric Island 2016

Mai 23 / July 1 / August 1 / September 4 / September 5
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.

Film, TV & New Media

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TORONTO - Tomboy de Céline Sciamma

Thursday, June 2 at 7:30pm
Alliance française de Toronto;

On June 2, 2016, the Consulate general of France in Toronto and  the Alliance française of Toronto invite you to the last screening of the series dedicated to French women directors: Tomboy by Céline Sciamma.

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TORONTO - Inside Out LGBT Fim Festival 2016

May 26 to June 5 2016
TIFF Bell Lightbox

The 26th edition of Toronto Inside Out LGBT Film Festival will take place at TIFF Bell Lightbox from May 26 to June 5 2016.

Three French films will be presented:

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TORONTO - 4th Scarborough Worldwilde Film Festival

June 2-11, 2016
Cinema Albert Campbell Square

The 4th edition of Scarborough Worldwilde Film Festival will take place from June 2 to 11, 2016.

Don't miss the screening of the French film :

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Cannes Film Festival 2016

Two productions solely produced by France, three majority-French co-productions, and five minority-French co-productions: a total of ten films representing France feature among the twenty productions selected in the 2016 Official Competition for the Cannes International Film Festival. Without forgetting 7 films in Un Certain Regard section, and 5 films in Special Screenings.
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ARTE now available in English

ARTE, the European culture channel, now offers a selection of programmes subtitled in English on www.arte.tv/en and in Spanish on www.arte.tv/es, alongside Frenc
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TORONTO - Dangerous Liaisons: The Films of Eric Rohmer

July 21 to August 28
TIFF Bell Lightbox

TIFF Cinematheque’s comprehensive, summer-long retrospective — the first in Toronto in more than two decades — could not be better timed: the French New Wave master’s radiant, ever-fresh tales of romantic misadventure seem ideal for this season.

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