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APRIL 2017
 
French Cultural Agenda
 
Vancouver Playhouse
April 7 & 8, 2017 at 8:00 PM

The French choregrapher Hervé Koubi is back to Vancouver with his new show What the day owes to the night. 12 Algerian and Burkina Faso dancers, mostly coming from street dance and hip-hop, perform in this contemporary dance

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THIS MONTH
The Cinematheque
From March 31 to April 6, 2017

Eric Rohmer's Six Moral Tales (Six contes moraux) is an extraordinary cycle of films made between 1962 and 1972, focusing on sexual temptation and the rationalization of desire. In each film of the series, typically, a man committed to one woman finds himself temporarily attracted to another, and so begins to questions his initial choice.

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Vancouver Playhouse
April 2, 2017 at 3pm

The Vancouver Chopin Society is pleased to  welcome French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet for an exceptionnal concert.
Mr. Jean-Efflam Bavouzet is one of the most engaging live performers of his generation and a multi-award-winner.

Benefit from the French cultural Services promocode: ALFR20 and book your tickets!

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221A Gallery
April 4 to June 3, 2017

For her exhibition The Ballad, Caroline Mesquita produced a series of twelve sculpted characters interacting and facing each other or the viewer as their presence blurs the line between fiction and reality, humans and mannequins.
Opening reception / April 1, 2017 - 5 to 8pm

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Access Gallery
April 5, 2017 at 7 PM

Serge Guilbaut (Professor Emeritus of Art History at UBC) and John O'Brian (Professor of Art History at UBC) invite you to the launch of their new book Breathless Days.

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Vancity Theatre
April 8, 2017 at 4:00 PM

For its 18th Edition, Reel 2 Real, the International Film Festival for Youth will showcase 2 French movies.

Polina, a movie by Valérie Müller & Angelin Preljocaj
Louise by the shore, a movie by Jean-François Laguionie

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Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
April 6, 2017 at 10am

The Peter Wall Institute and the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France presents the 2017 French Scholar Lecture Series.

Join us for a talk about Marcel Duchamp and a roundtable with French philosopher and writer Hadrien Laroche in discussion with T'ai Smith.

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Alliance française de Vancouver
April 6, 2017 - 6:30 pm

The Alliance Française of Vancouver, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Canada with the support of Aurélia Bizouard invite you to the second Café des Arts ! Join artists Serge Bennathan, Isabelle Kirouac Arevalo and Julie Lebel to discuss about: Performing Arts.
Stick around after the event and enjoy some snacks and drinks with us!

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Vancity Theatre
April 10, 2017 at 7pm

The film as exhibition site is at the centre of this experimental project, both curatorial and cinematographic, by French curator Mathieu Copeland.

The screening will be preceded by a talk by Mathieu Copeland and followed by a reception in the cinema lobby.

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IT'S STILL ON
Audain Art Museum
Through May 22, 2017

Starting end of February, the Audain Art Museum in Whistler will display a remarkable collection of drawings by Henri Matisse. The exhibition features 45 artworks spanning nearly five decades along with nine lithographs by accomplished American painter and printmaker Ellsworth Kelly – the curator of Matisse Drawings.

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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Alliance française de Vancouver
April 20, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Two talks / Two topics

Nouveaux outils d'imagerie pour un dépistage précoce de la maladie d'Alzheimer

Nanotechnologies bio-inspirées : La nature source d'inspiration pour le développement de nouvelles technologies

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The services for Science and Higher Education of the Embassy contributes to a scientific monitoring in Canada in order to observe and analyze the scientific environment, technics and technology.

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THE ALLIANCES' CORNER
Oak Bay Library, Victoria
April 12, 2017 at 2:30 PM

The Alliance française of Victoria organizes this conference: L’histoire des tremblements de terre le long de la côte en Colombie-Britannique with Alison Bird

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Université de Victoria,
Human & Social Development Building A240
April 19, 2017 at 5:00 PM

The Alliance Française takes the opportunity of the National Canadian Film Day 150!

Come and Enjoy Emporte-moi, a French-Canadian movie by Léa Pool.
 

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Alliance française
April 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM

The Alliance française, in collaboration with the University of Alberta, is proud to present the bilingual exhibition L’immigration francophone européenne dans les Prairies.
 

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Alliance Française de Calgary
April 27, 2017 - 6 pm

The Alliance Française is holding its Annual Fundrainsing Gala Dinner at the Calgary Golf & Country Club.
Come and enjoy a memorable evening as we mark the 70th anniversary of our organisation

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Alliance française de Vancouver
April 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm

The Alliance Française is taking you on a journey through time and music.

Charles Aznavour, Jacques Brel, Edith Piaf, Léo ferré, Juliette Gréco, Georges Brassens, Barbara... will entertain you for an "apéro" in a retro Parisian ambiance.

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