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Friday Night Soirées presents Matt Small's Chamber Ensemble, DJ Susan B Anarchy, City Opera SF, and closing reception for Artist-in-Residence Alexandra Blum

August 27, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Matt Small’s Chamber Ensemble
7:00–8:00 p.m. An evening of original music drawing influence from the great works of French Impressionist music
City Opera SF presents "Soirée"
6:30–6:55 and 7:45–8:15 p.m Soprano duo Jennifer Muhawi and Sibel Demirmen will perform all-French selections
DJ Susan B. Anarchy
6:00–8:30 p.m. French pop confections from the ’60s
Closing reception for Alexandra Blum
6:00–8:30 p.m. Celebrate the August Artist-in-Residence in the Artist Studio

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Cultural Encounters: Friday Night Soirées with the Alliance Française, celebrating French culture

August 20, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Rue Manouche
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Live Gypsy jazz and French cabaret music
“Highlights from Birth of Impressionism,” a lecture by Dr. Jean Audigier
7:00–7:30 p.m. Dr. Audigier discusses some of his favorite works from the special exhibition
Hands-on art making for everyone, with Mademoiselle Kim
6:30–8:30 p.m. Make a 3D collage of a French street scene.
August Artist-in-Residence Alexandra Blum, Silhouettes and Conversations: Articulating a Communal Vision

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ArtPoint presents French Kiss: Bastille Day Celebration

July 14, 2010 - 7:00pm11:00pm

ArtPoint presents French Kiss: Bastille Day Celebration on Wednesday, July 14, from 7–11 pm. Toast the storming of the Bastille and the dawn of the modern era with ArtPoint for a night of revelry and after-hours viewing of Birth of Impressionism. Please your palate with light, French-inspired fare and an array of specialty drinks from our open bar, including some deliciously unique absinthe cocktails. Expand your knowledge of European art and lose all inhibition on the dance floor with music from Bardot A Go Go.

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Lecture: "Carriers of Tradition in the Philippines: Kalinga Baskets and T’boli Textiles"

October 16, 2010 - 10:00am12:00pm

Fides Enriquez and Dr. Ramon Silvestre are co-directors of Pacific Ethnographic, a Heritage Preservation Research Trust. They will discuss the juxtapositions of artisans among the indigenous Kalinga tribe weaving baskets on the northern island of Luzon, with the T’boli tribeswomen weaving banana fiber textiles on the southern island of Mindinao. Both of these rich traditions are threatened by the encroachments of modern technology and the economic pressures faced by indigenous peoples.

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Cultural Encounters: Friday Night Soirées at the de Young presents Me-di-ate Green Sound finale and Degas in the Ballet Studio

August 13, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Me-di-ate Green Sound presents The Drift
6:30 and 7:45 p.m. Avant-garde jazz band The Drift responds to Birth of Impressionism.
Degas in the Ballet Studio 
6:00–8:30 p.m. “Degas” paints classical ballet students from The Ballet Studio.
Hands-on art making for everyone with Mademoiselle Kim
6:30–8:30 p.m. Create an animal or creature from recycled materials
August Artist-in-Residence Alexandra Blum, Silhouettes and Conversations: Articulating a Communal Vision

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Cultural Encounters: Friday Night Soirées presents Mission Muralismo films "Piece by Piece" and "Quality of Life," Amaldecor, and Alexandra Blum

August 6, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Mission Muralismo Film Series, organized by Annice Jacoby in partnership with Precita Eyes Muralists
6:00–8:30 p.m. images of the stunning street art of the Mission district
5:30–8:45 p.m. Film series: Piece by Piece and Quality of Life
Amaldecor
6:30–8:30 p.m. Traditional music from the French Gypsy, Eastern European, and American Jazz styles
Hands-on art making for everyone with Mademoiselle Kim
6:30–8:30 p.m. Create a stencil and use it to make your own version of street art

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