Wednesday, May 16 // 6:30-8:30 PM
Jadis Wine Bar // 42 Rivington St, New York, NY
Join us for a cocktail and discussion with Vahram Muratyan, creator of the blog and newly published book Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities. Discover the inspiration behind Muratyan’s playful comparisons, which cleverly capture the spirit of these two iconic cities!
Vahram Muratyan is a French graphic artist. He mixes commissioned work in print for high-profile clients and personal projects. In the fall of 2010, during a long stay in New York, Vahram launched his first blog, Paris versus New York, A Tally of Two Cities. The site has been viewed more than 4 million times, was featured in exhibitions at Colette and The Standard, and was turned into the book Paris versus New York, published by Penguin.
Admission is $12 for one or $18 for two tickets. Books are also available for $16, available for pre-order when you buy tickets here.
Contact: Patrick Lattin, firstname.lastname@example.org or (646) 588-6785.
Dinner & Discussion with Philippe Camus & William Schneider
Wednesday, May 9th 2012, at 5:45 PM
The Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Ave.
Philippe Camus, Chairman of Alcatel-Lucent, and William Schneider, Jr., former Chair of the US Defense Science Board and Under Secretary of State, will explore cooperative efforts – tactical cooperation, defense contracting, and equipment development – between France and the United states in the past five years. The conversation, moderated by Fred Marcusa, partner at Kaye Scholer LLP, will look out how the presidential elections in both nations and the potential change in leadership could impact future relations in this arena.
The event will begin with a discussion, followed by a dinner with the speakers. Doors open at 5:45 PM, when hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Discussion will start at 6:15 PM, and dinner will follow the discussion around 7:45 PM.
Tickets are $35 for the discussion and $90 for the discussion and dinner.
To learn more and purchase tickets, click here or learn more about upcoming events with the French-American Foundation here.
Titre: Inside View of the French Presidential Elections
Lieu: Harvard Club
Description: Discussion & Cocktail Reception
Thursday, March 15 // 6:45-8:30 PM
A unique opportunity to get an insightful presentation on what’s at stake in the upcoming French presidential elections.
What are the core issues in these elections? What are the challenges for France and its diverse population? Can Nicolas Sarkozy make the case for a second term? Or will François Hollande be the first Socialist president since 1995? What about Marine Le Pen?
Journalist & DC Correspondent, France 2 & Le Parisien & Aujourd’hui en France
Deputy Head of General News, Agence France Presse
Reporter & Anchor, TV5 Monde & Al Jazeera English
Moderated by James Graff, Executive Editor, The Week
Our panel of leading French journalists will address these three key issues of this campaign:
- Where do the main candidates stand on the future of the Euro? The sovereign debt? Unemployment?
- How has the economic slowdown affected the French electorate?
The Changing Face of France
- How will France’s changing demographic affect the election?
- How will the debate on immigration, public safety and Islam shape voters’ choices?
France in the World
- What role will France’s international standing play in the upcoming elections?
- What is France’s commitment to the European Union and its partnership with Germany?
- In the wake of Afghanistan and Libya, what is the global role of the French military?
With the generous support of Air France
Heure début: 6:45 pm
Heure fin: 8:45 pm
TO ATTEND: Tickets for this event are $35 or $60 for two and can be purchased here. Please contact Patrick Lattin at email@example.com or (646) 588-6785.
Lieu: Michel Cluizel Chocolates Boutique
Heure début: 17h30
Heure fin: 19h
Join us as we celebrate Valentine’s Day early with delicious chocolates provided by Michel Cluizel Chocolat paired with a selection of Sud de France wines from Languedoc-Roussillon. Whether you want to celebrate love or simply your love of French culinary delights, we know you’ll enjoy this one!
The French-American Connection events are designed for young and dynamic New York professionals.
Tickets: $10 or get two for $15
RSVP: Space is limited, so RSVP soon here.
This event is organized in partnership with the Michel Cluizel Chocolat and Sud de France Développement.
Titre: Prospects for Democracy in the Arab World.
Lieu: The Knickerbocker Club
Description: Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, and Syria. The year 2011 saw unrest sweep the Arab world from Northern Africa to the Middle East. Popular uprisings, mass protests, violent oppression, and international intervention led to the downfall of several long-standing rulers and the emergence of new politics and new leaders. In the wake of the series of revolutions known as the « Arab Spring, » Guy Sorman and Bret Stephens will discuss the outcomes for the region and explore whether the results of these various popular uprisings are moving these countries toward a more democratic future. See more here:
Heure début: 18:30
Heure fin: 20:30
January 10th 2011, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
The Century Association
(7 W. 43rd Street)
To show our appreciation of the support of our members at the French-American Foundation, we will host a Holiday Party & Prize Drawing Tuesday, January 10 from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Century Association (7 W. 43rd Street).
As a way to thank our supporters, we will hold a raffle for three wonderful prizes: round trip airfare on Air France between New York and Paris, a two-night stay at the NYC futuristic DohYO Hotel or a bottle of Remy Martin Fine Champagne Cognac.
To learn more about the Holiday Party and other events at the French-American Foundation, as well as ways to support our efforts to promote dialogue between French and American leaders, visit our website at www.frenchamerican.org.