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October 2008 News on Francophone Concerts in New York

 
     
 

I kiffe New York
From October 6 to October 28
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) and TRACE Magazine are proud to present I Kiffe NY - French Urban Cultures Festival. The hippest and hottest of France’s inner city art will sweep over the city with events ranging from hip hop dance and music, to gritty movies, to thought-provoking talks. I Kiffe NY will bring together edgy French artists with their American counterparts, such as Ocean’s Thirteen actor phenomenon Vincent Cassel and legendary filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, who will co-chair the festival.

Dance - As part of "I kiffe NY" French Urban Cultures Festival
From October 6 to October 28
With performances by hip-hop dance companies Accrorap and Pokemon Crew, the stage will be the meeting point of different dance styles. French youth and urban cultures have absorbed and disseminated the American urban tradition of hip-hop largely through these two dance companies.

As part of "I kiffe NY" French Urban Cultures Festival
From October 6 to October 28
Les Nubians will present Echos Nubian Voyager with Poetry & Music from the Urban Edge with Les Nubians, John Banzaï, Souleymane Diamanka, Queen Godis and Jamarhl Crawford at Joe’s Pub. CMJ Music Marathon presents French New Talents at Hiro Ballroom. And don’t miss out a special concert of La Caution at Joe’s Pub.

Émilie Simon
Through October 29
Émilie Simon is a French singer and composer of electronic music. Simon is a multidisciplinary artist; writing, composing and singing in all of her albums. She is also familiar with recording equipment, often adding her personal touch into arrangements and production. She programs and edits the sound effects in most of her songs.

LiLi Roquelin
October 4
French Singer-songwriter-producer LiLi Roquelin’s captivating voice enchants listeners world wide. After experimenting music styles (acoustic rock-pop, melodic hard-rock) she settled into an alternative trip-hop. Her CD release party will take place on October 4.

 
     
 
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