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Yelle's 2017 Canadian tour

Three years after their debut Canadian tour, Yelle is set to return in October 2017 for three shows in Montréal, Toronto, and Vancouver.
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OTTAWA - International Animation Festival

September 20 to 24, 2017
Ottawa

Downtown Ottawa will once again be the stage where you can enjoy the world's most cutting-edge, thoughtful, funny and provocative animation films while mingling with many of animation's most celebrated stars, studios and characters. The contributors come from all around the world, and also from France.

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TORONTO - Two French Speakers at 6 Degrees Citizen Space 2017

September 2017, 25-27
Toronto

Joséphine Goube, hacktivist and CEO of Techfugees, and Nassira El Moaddem, journalist and head of the Bondy Blog, will be speakers at 6 Degrees Citizen Space, a three-day debate on inclusion and belonging in Toronto.

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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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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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OTTAWA - The huge creatures of the Compagnie La Machine

A North American first, La Machine will captivate audiences with its ambulatory urban theatre on the streets of downtown Ottawa!

Books & Ideas

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TORONTO - Two French Speakers at 6 Degrees Citizen Space 2017

September 2017, 25-27
Toronto

Joséphine Goube, hacktivist and CEO of Techfugees, and Nassira El Moaddem, journalist and head of the Bondy Blog, will be speakers at 6 Degrees Citizen Space, a three-day debate on inclusion and belonging in Toronto.

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Drawn & Quarterly Receives a Publishing Grant from the Institut Français

The Montréal based Comic Books publisher Drawn & Quarterly was awarded a publishing grant by the Institut français for their forthcoming publication of "L'étrange".
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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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EDMONTON - The francophone European presence in Western Canada

October 27 & 28, 2017
University of Alberta, North Campus & Campus Saint-Jean

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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.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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OTTAWA - The huge creatures of the Compagnie La Machine

A North American first, La Machine will captivate audiences with its ambulatory urban theatre on the streets of downtown Ottawa!
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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.

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VANCOUVER - Stephen Shore: The Giverny Portfolio

From June 24 to October 1, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery

Contemporary american photographer Stephen Shore produced an important body of images of Monet's gardens at Giverny

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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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Rock Art, a living culture in British Columbia

Discover a unique scientific and cultural project about Rock art in British Columbia. This short documentary showcases the depth of First Nations heritage and a dynamic French-canadian cooperation in sciences and culture.
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URBAN ART FAIR -the first street-art international fair !

Urban Art Fair, the first street-art international fair will take place in the Carreau du Temple in Paris from April 22 to 24, 11am - 8pm.

Performing Arts & Music

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Yelle's 2017 Canadian tour

Three years after their debut Canadian tour, Yelle is set to return in October 2017 for three shows in Montréal, Toronto, and Vancouver.
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French Choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang on tour again with "Dance the spring!"

From August 12 to September 3
From St-Jean-Port-Joli to Rouyn-Noranda

On August 12, French choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang returns to Québec and Ottawa to make our elders and our youth « Dance the spring in summer! »

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TORONTO/MONTRÉAL - La Femme on tour

October 24 in Toronto, October 25 in Montréal
LEE’S PALACE

Direct from the Parisian overground French pop connoisseurs La Femme released their new album Mystère worldwide last September.. Hailing from Le Pré Saint Gervais and Ivry-sur-Seine’s winding streets, La Femme have made a huge mark on modern Paris's cultural landscape, with the two sides of the city – the glamour and the grit – engrained in their music.

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OTTAWA - The NAC presents L'état de siège of Albert Camus

From November 15 to 18, 2017
Babs Asper Theatre
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French Choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang returns on tour in Québec and Ottawa to make elders and youth "Dance the Spring!"

After a remarkable passage in Québec City during the 2nd Cinédanse festival in September 2015, French choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang will return to Québec this spring (from Montréal to St-Jean-Port-Joli, Paspébiac, Pikogan, Kitscisakik, Rouyn-Noranda) and in Ottawa to make elders dance with teenagers, from May 1st to June 18.
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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.

Film, TV & New Media

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VANCOUVER - Screening of Le Paradis by Alain Cavalier

Tuesday, August 22 at 7.30pm
Vancity Theatre

Discover the surprising film "Le Paradis" directed by Alain Cavalier!

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TORONTO - Panique! French Crime Classics at TIFF Cinémathèque

From July 6 to September 3
TIFF Bell Lightbox

Spend a summer of panique and crimes passionnels in the company of hired killers, femmes fatales, mad scientists, identity thieves and assorted assassins, kidnappers, and larcenists with this selection of 13 of France's most iconic crime films. Panique! French Crime Classics will bring a bracing chill to Toronto's soaring summer from July 6 to September 3 at TIFF Cinematheque.

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OTTAWA - International Animation Festival

September 20 to 24, 2017
Ottawa

Downtown Ottawa will once again be the stage where you can enjoy the world's most cutting-edge, thoughtful, funny and provocative animation films while mingling with many of animation's most celebrated stars, studios and characters. The contributors come from all around the world, and also from France.

News

Ten start-ups chosen for the 2nd edition of Enterprising Culture

Enterprising Culture is coming back for its second edition in Toronto and this year will extend west to Vancouver. The jury has selected five French start-ups and five Canadian start-ups to present at the event in the fall and to run for the Cultural Start-up Award.
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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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