G7 Summit in France

The G7 of leaders from the 6 largest national economies and the European Union will convene in Southern France. ISSUES • Economy, Inequality PLACE • Biarritz, France DATES • August 25 — 29, 2019 ORGANIZATIONS • The G7, the European Union, and the Republic of France ISSUES • Economy, Inequality PLACE • Biarritz,...

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Ailey II in France

Alvin Ailey arrives in France with a marvelous series of dance pieces, representing African-American culture across bodies, music, languages. ISSUES • Performance, Dance PLACE • Maison de la Danse, Lyon, France DATE • 13 to 18 May, 2019 ORGANIZATION • The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater ISSUES • Performance, Dance PLACE •...

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Open Sud de France

The men’s tour continues after the Australian Open with an important and popular stop for French players and fans. Genre: Sports, Tennis. Venue: La Sud de France Arena, Montpellier, France. Dates: February 3 - 10, 2019. Sponsors: ATP World Tour and Montepellier Méditerranée Metropole. Description: The Open de Sud at Montpellier (previously...

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Rankine, Spahr On Dubois

Two poets and critics discuss literature, race, politics, and the 1956 passport denial to WEB DuBois for a conference in France.  Genre: Talks, Conversations. Venue: Kaufman Concert Hall, The 92 Y, New York, NY, USA. Dates: December 13, 2018. Sponsors: Part of the Unterberg Poetry Center series at The 92...

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French Govt Defeat Motion

A no-confidence motion against the government of Édouard Philippe and Emmanuel Macron was defeated in France’s National Assembly. PARIS, FRANCE — In part due to the immediate political climate fostered by les gilets jaunes (translated as “yellow jackets”) protesting recent fiscal and societal reforms, the far-left opposition of the...

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WHO on Emergencies

WHO convenes a high-level meeting on current knowledge and experience regarding emergency crisis response for global and globalizing cities. Genre: Health, Public Health Emergencies, Conferences. Venue: Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France. Dates: December 3-4, 2018. Convenors/Sponsors: The World Health Organization and the Government of France. Part of a series that...

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Davis Cup Finals

A crowning achievement for national men’s team tennis, and this year's between Croatia and France will be tense, packed in Lille.  Genre: Sports, Tennis. Venue: Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille, France. Dates: November 18 - 24, 2018. Sponsors: International Tennis Federation (ITF) and BNP Paribas. Description: France will play Croatia in the finals of the...

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Jason Moran Exhibit

Jason Moran combines music, film, archival images, historical account in his meditation on an African-American infantry in WWI France.  Genre: Music, Film, Performance, Viewing. Venue: Barbican Centre, London, England. Time: October 30 2018. Curators & Sponsors: Part of the Barbican’s 2018 Season, The Art of Change. Produced by the Barbican in association with...

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Tournoi de Roland Garros

Les plus grands joueurs au tennis se battent sur la terre battue pour un des championnats les plus importants du monde.   Genre: Sports. Place: Stade Roland-Garros, Paris, France. Dates: 21 mai - 10 juin, 2018. Fundateurs: Fédération Française de Tennis. Description: Le premier tournoi de tennis sur la terre battue, en France,...

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One Planet Summit à Paris

Le Président Emmanuel Macron invite plusiers secteurs de la société à une réunion importante sur la question urgente de l'environnement. Genre: Congrès, Environnement. Venue: La Seine Musicale, Île Seguin Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris, France. Date: 12 décembre, 2017 Co-organisateurs: Présidence de la République Française; les Nations Unies (ONU); et le Groupe de...

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