Archive for November, 2012

Annie Proulx at Passa Porta

Annie Proulx at Passa Porta

At the end of this month, the renowned American novelist and short-story writer Annie Proulx will arrive in Brussels for a six-week stay as writer in residence at Passa Porta , the international house of literature. In Belgium to conduct research for a new book, she will also participate in [...]

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A month in the US

A month in the US

The 30th of June 2012 marked the beginning of an adventure. And not just any adventure, an adventure that was guaranteed to change my life.   Three months earlier I had submitted an essay to the Belgian US embassy entitled “Freedom of speech: a universal value” to enter a competition [...]

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African-American Hollywood at Cinematek (Nov 1-Dec 30, 2012)

African-American Hollywood at Cinematek (Nov 1-Dec 30, 2012)

Relations between Hollywood and the African American community have always been complex.  Cinematek invites you to explore the representation of black people on the screen, the defense of their interests, the emergence of influential actors and producers, also the blaxploitation films, love-hate relationship between communities … and a deeply rich [...]

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November 30, 2012: Al Di Meola Duo

November 30, 2012: Al Di Meola Duo

Al Di Meola Duo in concert on November 30, 2012 (20:00) at the Theatre Saint-Michel in Brussels Combining passion, intelligence and outstanding technique, Al Di Meola is one of the most prominent virtuosos in contemporary jazz. This duo features guitarist Peo Alfonsi. Website www.aldimeola.com Biography Al Di Meola’s highly celebrated [...]

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2012 U.S. Elections Event in Brussels

2012 U.S. Elections Event in Brussels

On November 7, 2012, The U.S. Embassy to Belgium, the U.S. Mission to the EU, and the U.S. Mission to NATO, organized an event to celebrate the 2012 U.S. elections. In the Brussels city hall, American and Belgian guests and journalists were able to follow the live election results from [...]

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