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The French American Fund for Contemporary Music

The French American Fund for Contemporary Music supports contemporary music projects – commissions, residencies, performances, tours, and master classes – that foster cultural exchange between France and the United States.

The Fund awards grants to nonprofit institutions celebrating the work of living composers in both countries. Collaborations combining new French and American works are especially encouraged.

A direct outgrowth of Sounds French, a festival of contemporary French music held in March 2003 in New York City, the Fund supports French-American contemporary music partnerships. Created in 2004 by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Fund is operated by FACE.

Deadline for application : March 31, 2011

More information at


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(Hollywood, California)— Dolores Petersen presents Jenny Rieu Cabaret Showcase at the Hollywood Studio Bar and Grill (6122 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028) on Thursday 31st, March 2011 at

Jenny Rieu Cabaret Showcase will revisit some of the classics by composers such as Cole Porter, Henri Mancini or Edith Piaf, in reference to the artist French Parisian heritage, on Thursday 31st, March 2011, from 7pm to 8pm. Miss Rieu who has performed onstage in Paris, New York and now in Los Angeles, will be accompanied by the Jazz band composed of Karen Hernandez (Piano), Tony Dumas (Bass) and Ralph Penland (Drums).

Dolores Petersen, the Musical Director and promoter of the event, works alongside the Hollywood Studio Bar and Grill in presenting talented newcomers to the Jazz and Cabaret Scene in an eclectic and warm venue. Having French Cabaret singer, Jenny Rieu was just a natural step since Dolores Petersen loves having out of town performers on the stage of the Hollywood Studio Bar and Grill.

Jenny Rieu is a graduate from the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts of New York and a Classically trained Opera Singer, born and raised in Paris, France. She began singing when she was 13 years old and then added theater to her skills. Her savoir faire for Cabaret comes from both her theater and stage background. The artist sings both in English and French and incorporates both her sense of humour and charismatic presence, adding that certain “ Je ne sais quoi” to her performances for the greatest pleasure of the audience.

Person interested in attending the event are expected to come at least 15 minutes before the show. No Reservation is needed. Call for cover/minimum information.(323) 466-9917

For Immediate Release : TuesdayMarch 1st, 2011.
Contact : Jenny Rieu 310-819-0061 or Dolores Petersen :

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Starting March 31st until April 30th
@ The Actors’ Gang at the Ivy Substation

The Actors’ Gang re-visits Moliere’s Comic Masterpiece to begin its 30th Anniversary Season.
Railed against as a sacrilegious outrage by the Church, Moliere’s Tartuffe was banned from performance by Louis XIV in 1664. But the scintillating scandal of the censored play drew much public attention and it finally received its premiere in 1667, grossing unprecedented box office figures. Still considered a comic masterpiece, it is regarded as one of the funniest plays ever written. As part of The Actors’ Gang’s 30th Anniversary Season, The Gang brings this fast-paced, outrageously funny, farcical romp back to its mainstage.
Beginning March 31st, 2011, The Actors’ Gang brings back seasoned director and company member Jon Kellam, who directed Tartuffe at The Gang in 2005 to great critical acclaim and a sold-out run, to re-visit David Ball’s adaptation of Moliere’s Tartuffe.
Tartuffe, posing as a religious guru tricks his way into the household of the affluent merchant, Orgon. He is a sanctimonious and scheming con-man but appears pious and therefore considered a good example for members of the family. But through corruption and deceit the hypocrite and imposter Tartuffe, schemes to seduce his benefactor’s wife, marry his daughter, and swindle all of his worldly possessions away. The gullible Orgon fails to see his house guest for what he is and chaos ensues as Tartuffe employs unholy tactics in order to reach his goals !

Shows will run Thursday – Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Ticket prices range from $15 - $25.
Click here for tickets !


Dernière modification : 26/04/2011

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