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TORONTO - Caravan Palace at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017, 9 pm
Phoenix Concert Theatre

Caravan Palace, a self-described electro-swing group from Paris, brings the feel-good vibes to Toronto! They will perform on June 26, 2017 at Phoenix Concert Theatre on the occasion of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival.

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Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers: The Results are Out!

“Books in Translation: a Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers”, a new initiative to promote literature in translation between Canada and France, has just found its very first Canadian fellows. Discover now who are the five Canadian publishers chosen by the jury!
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TORONTO - Olivier Assayas Retrospective at the TIFF Cinematheque

From June 22 to August 20
TIFF Bell Lightbox

As part of its "Summer in France" program, TIFF Cinematheque allows you to spend the summer with Olivier Assayas for a complete retrospective of its work, the first ever mounted in Toronto. Assayas will introduce in person Cold Water and Clean screening on June 22 and June 23.

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Guy Delisle: an Exhibition, in Moncton, Québec and Toronto

In partnership with French publisher Delcourt and the Institut français, the cultural service of the French Embassy in Canada presents an exhibition about the Québécois author and illustrator Guy Delisle, in three Canadian cities throughout April and May: Moncton, Québec and Toronto.
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Open call for media art proposals

La Gaîté Lyrique, creator of the child-oriented art programme Capitaine futur, and its partners launch an open call for proposals for the production and travelling exhibition of three original media artworks, which will be paired with creation workshops and online tutorials and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, Namur and Lomé. Deadline : August 15, 2017.

Books & Ideas

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Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers: The Results are Out!

“Books in Translation: a Paris Fellowship for Canadian Publishers”, a new initiative to promote literature in translation between Canada and France, has just found its very first Canadian fellows. Discover now who are the five Canadian publishers chosen by the jury!
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TORONTO - 150th Years of Stories: A European Book Club

May 25, 2017 | 7 PM
Full of Beans Coffee
The Toronto European Book Club is coming back in 2017 this February to put the spotlight on Europe’s literary legacy and its contemporary aftermath in today’s publishing, on the occasion of Canada's 150th Anniversary.
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Comic Book Artist Sandrine Revel Nominated for an Eisner Award

Comic-Con International announced the nominations for the 2017 Eisner Awards - the Oscars of the comic world - and the comic book French artist Sandrine Revel is shortlisted for the category Best Reality-Based Work, for her graphic novel about Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, Glenn Gould: A Life Off Tempo.
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Poet Abdellatif Laâbi Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize!

Moroccan poet Abdellatif Laâbi is shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize – the world’s largest prize for a first edition single collection of poetry written in English, which may include works in translation. He will be invited to read in Toronto, with the six other finalists, on June 7.
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CANADA - Comic Book Artists Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong Tour in May

Sandrine Revel and Marcelino Truong will kick off their Canadian Tour at Toronto Comics Art Festival, before going to Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver for the VanCAF. Before coming back to France, they will do a last stop by Montréal, for the Festival de la bande-dessinée.
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Guy Delisle: an Exhibition, in Moncton, Québec and Toronto

In partnership with French publisher Delcourt and the Institut français, the cultural service of the French Embassy in Canada presents an exhibition about the Québécois author and illustrator Guy Delisle, in three Canadian cities throughout April and May: Moncton, Québec and Toronto.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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VANCOUVER - Heller Lecture: Ross King

June 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM
UBC Robson Quare, Theqtre C300

Celebrated historian Ross King will delve into the art and life of Claude Monet, an artist whose career changed the course of western art history.

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OTTAWA - The huge Machines de l'île will invade Ottawa

L'Araignée et le Cheval-Dragon des Machines de l'île débarquent à Ottawa ! Faisant ses débuts en Amérique du Nord, La Machine saura captiver le public avec son théâtre urbain ambulant extraordinaire dans les rues du centre-ville d’Ottawa.
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OTTAWA - Exhibition "Canada Canada" by Rip Hopkins until June 11

OPENING RECEPTION ON APRIL 27 AT 7PM. Based on an original idea from the Embassy of France, "Canada Canada" is THE exhibit of OTTAWA2017 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada! Come and discover the 150 intimate portraits of Canadian, by the famous phographer Rip Hopkins, exhibited at the Ottawa Art Gallery Out There.
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TORONTO - First solo exhibition by Paris-based artist Katinka Bock in Canada

From June 24 to August 12 2017
Mercer Union

Following her residency at Mercer Union centre for contemporary art in 2016, Katinka Bock is coming back to Toronto for a brand-new exhibition, _o_o__o, from June 24 to August 12 2017, her first solo exhibition in Canada.

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VANCOUVER - Claude Monet’s Secret Garden

From June 24 to October 1, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery

The exhibition Claude Monet’s Secret Garden will trace the career of this pivotal figure in Western art history.

Performing Arts & Music

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TORONTO - Caravan Palace at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017, 9 pm
Phoenix Concert Theatre

Caravan Palace, a self-described electro-swing group from Paris, brings the feel-good vibes to Toronto! They will perform on June 26, 2017 at Phoenix Concert Theatre on the occasion of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival.

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VANCOUVER - International Jazz Festival

From June 22 to July 2, 2017
Performance Work, Frankie's jazz club, David Lam Park, etc.

The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival will have its 32nd Edition from June 22nd to July 2nd, 2017.

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SASKATOON - Fete Fransaskoise Festival

From July 7 to 9, 2017
Pike Lake

The Fete Fransaskoise Festival is the only bilingual festival of Saskatchewan, celebrating an inclusive and strong francophonie in Saskathewan where both francophone and anglophone communities gather t

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TORONTO - Tété to perform at the Adelaide Hall

Wednesday, July 12, 8 pm
Adelaide Hall

After his first performances last April during the Spotlight on France of the Canadian Week Music, Tété is back in Toronto for a unique concert on July 12 at the Adelaide Hall.

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VANCOUVER - French artists @ Vancouver Folk Music Festival

From July 13 to 16, 2017
Jericho Beach Park

For its 40th Edition, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival welcomes artits from all over the world including 2 French artists.

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VANCOUVER - Canada Goes Pacific (Canada 150)

From July 21 to 23, 2017
Granville Island

On the occasion of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations, The Centre Culturel Francophone is preparing a unique and avant-garde initiative entitled: “Canada 150: Canada Goes Pacific”.

Film, TV & New Media

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TORONTO - L'Alliance française celebrates La Fête du Cinéma

06/29/2017
Alliance française de Toronto - 24 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7, Canada

On the occasion of La Fête du cinéma (French Cinema Week), the Alliance française presents Wild Reeds (Les Roseaux Sauvages) by André Téchiné, on Thursday, June 29. The screening will be introduced by Iris Gardet-Hadengue, film buff and operation manager at Ubisoft Motion Pictures.

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Open call for media art proposals

La Gaîté Lyrique, creator of the child-oriented art programme Capitaine futur, and its partners launch an open call for proposals for the production and travelling exhibition of three original media artworks, which will be paired with creation workshops and online tutorials and exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, Namur and Lomé. Deadline : August 15, 2017.
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Canadian filmmaker Claudia Hébert, winner of the 2017 Cité internationale des arts program

Each year, the Cité internationale des arts program is open to foreign creators, who wish to develop a project of research in Paris during a period of three or six consecutive months.
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VANCOUVER - French filmmakers awarded at DOXA Festival

After ten days of screening the DOXA Documentary Film Festival jury gave its verdict and French filmmakers are well represented.
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VANCOUVER - Olivier Godest @ CVR

In Vancouver for the Consumer Virtual Reality Expo (CVR)  Olivier Godest, CEO of Virtuality in Paris has been interviewed by Radio Canada (in French).
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Tënk: The documentary on susbscription

The directors Jean-Marie Barbe and Arnaud Lambert take the opportunity to be in Vancouver f

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