International Jazz Festival: Lorenzo Naccarato Trio (France)

After studying classical piano for ten years, Lorenzo Naccarato starts a musicology curriculum at Toulouse university in 2007. With a specialization in jazz and improvised music, he conducts a research project around Thelonious Monk and participates in master classes under the supervision of Laurent Cugny, Franck Avitabile, Kenny Barron, Enrico Pieranunzi and Claude Tchamitchian, whose influence will be decisive in his approach to composition and ensemble playing. He thus develops a repertoire of compositions for piano solo and for trio (piano-double bass-drums). Read More »

Ciné-Club: Tristesse Club : 21st September 2017, 6:30pm

Initial release: 2014 Director: Vincent Mariette Running time: 1h 30min | French with English subtitles | Free Entry Open to All Plot: Good news for Léon and Bruno, their (unworthy) father has just died! The two brothers, very different from each other, are reunited in some dead loss in the Savoie for the funeral. But at the crematorium, nobody, not even ... Read More »

Ciné-Club: Vandal : 19th September 2017, 10am

Initial release: 2013 | Director: Hélier Cisterne Running time: 1h 24min | French with English subtitles | Free Entry Open to All Plot: Like the stolen car he is driving in circles, Chérif’s life is going nowhere in a hurry. When he is arrested for the umpteenth time, Chérif’s exasperated mother strikes a last-chance deal with a judge to send the ... Read More »

Ciné-Club: Elle s’en va : 31st August 2017 | 6:30pm

Now in her early sixties, former beauty queen Bettie (Catherine Deneuve) finds herself jilted by her lover and left alone to deal with the financial problems facing her family's restaurant. What begins as a quick drive to clear her head turns into a full-fledged road trip, and along the way there are chance meetings, an ex-Miss France gala, renewed ties with her estranged daughter and grandson, and possibly, at the end of the road, love... Read More »

Ciné-Club: Papa lumière : 29th August 2017 | 10am

Charles de Gaulle Airport, in April 2011. Jacques and Safi landed in Abidjan, where they were repatriated urgently. He has old leather tanned by Africa and he is expat life hotelier. She, her mixed-race daughter of 14 years, has become accustomed to live with her mother and does not know what to think of this big mouth and crappy father who embarked with him once. Moved to a reception center in Nice, they will learn to look, to know, to love, perhaps. But there Gloria, too, the mother of Safi, left in turmoil of Abidjan and unreachable … Read More »

Art Exhibition: Transcending Thoughts : 19th – 27th August 2017 | 11am – 8pm

Life is full of positivity. One needs to just not look around but dig deeper if need be. It is all about what state of mind you choose to be in and not what life offers you. My work reflects my state of mind which yearns to remain happy under all circumstances. The exhibition Transcending Thoughts is all about positive balance between contentment and dynamism. Read More »