The Québec Government Office in New York, Words Without Borders and Blue Metropolis Foundation are happy to announce the April issue of Words Without Borders dedicated to Quebec literature in translation.
On April 27, three young Québec authors, Nadine Bismuth, Nicholas Dickner and Dominique Fortier will take part in a panel discussion, Writing in a Majority/Minority Cultural Context, with Catalan writer Teresa Solana and Georgian writer Mykola Riabchuck. The panel, moderated by Susan Harris (editorial diretor, Words Wihtout Borders), is part of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature.
One of the best kept secrets of the classical music season is the high number of top Québec talents who are performing on New York City’s stages. Starting March 1st, Québec is bringing to the City an exceptional group of artists with world class credentials.
The Queens Library New Americans Program, in conjunction with the Authors Association of French-speaking Ontario, the publisher Editions du Vermillon and the Québec Government Office in New York presents "A Haitian Afternoon at the Library" on March 19.
Le Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) has recently signed an agreement with the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) for artist residencies and another agreement with International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) for a residency project by a Québec curator.
Three Québec films - a thriller, a melancholy comedy, and the sole entry from a Canadian Front veteran, a startling film that turns fiction on its head - are part of the 8th annual Canadian Front series, MoMA’s annual survey of notable recent films from both English- and French-speaking Canada.
Parisian Laundry and Pierre-François Ouellette Art Contemporain at VOLTA, Art Mûr and Galerie SAS at PULSE, Galerie D'Este at SCOPE and an exhibit by the Quebec Association of Contemporary Art Galleries are some of the events that will showcase Quebec visual art at the New York Art Fairs.
For a perfect Saint Valentin, indulge that special person in your life with Neige, a delicious ice apple wine from Québec, ideal for pairing with artisanal cheeses and other delicacies as well as making fabulous cocktails.
On Friday, January 7, Québec Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women Christine St-Pierre will be in New York to speak at APAP, the largest performing arts conference in the Americas. This year more than 50 artists and agents from Québec will take part in the event that is being held under the theme "Vision 2021."
Is Québec a nation? How do language, history and culture combine to form the Québec identity? Join DG John Parisella and SUNY’s chancellor for global affairs Mitch Leventhal for a thought-provoking discussion and book launch in celebration of Québec Questions, published by Oxford University Press.
Queens Library and the National Library & Archives of Québec signed an agreement of interlibrary cooperation on October 30, 2010. The agreement will pave the way for the two libraries to share information that will improve library services, assist each other in purchasing international materials, assist each other in providing their communities with services and information in their respective languages.