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    Southfirstfridays, Pops, Startup, Stern , Kepler, LASERs, Les Dynamiques, Job, Inria, GF 1. Fr Aug 3 6pm til late Francophile Arts & Culture SIG Free Event 2.
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 3 4:48 PM
      Southfirstfridays, Pops, Startup, Stern , Kepler, LASERs, Les Dynamiques, Job, Inria, GF

      1. Fr Aug 3 6pm 'til late Francophile Arts & Culture SIG Free Event
      2. Fr-Su Aug 3-5 Francophile Music SIG Free Festival & Ice Cream Social
      3. Sa Aug 4 2-8pm Francophile Startup SIG Free Connect Pool Potluck Party
      4. Su Aug 5 2pm Francophile Outdoor Music SIG Free Concert
      5. Tu Aug 7 6pm 24 7pm Francophile Sciences SIG Free Event
      6. We Aug 8 7pm Francophile Art/Science SIG Free Event
      7. Th Aug 9 6:30-11pm 'Les Dynamiques' Free Open Meeting
      8. Job offer


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      Fr Aug 3 6pm 'til late Francophile Arts & Culture SIG Free Event

      JOIN US for the next South FIRST FRIDAYS art walk
      featuring STREET MRKT from 7–11pm.

      The South FIRST FRIDAYS art walk is a self-guided evening tour through galleries,
      museums, and independent creative indies featuring exhibitions and special
      performances. In addition to the monthly art walk, August 3rd features the nighttime
      urban faire, STREET MRKT, with 40 artists, creative indies and a live music stage out
      on South First Street (between San Carlos and San Salvador).

      All art venues and the STREET MRKT are FREE & open to the public.

      Anno Domini // the second coming of Art & Design – 366 South First St.
      Artist's Reception: This Snow Rising Faring Purth solo exhibition
      Higher Fire Clayspace & Gallery – 499 South Market St.
      It will demonstrate unique coil-building construction techniques during the August First Friday evening!
      KALEID gallery – 88 South Fourth St.
      Opening reception for two new solo exhibitions featuring live cello music.
      MACLA Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana – 510 South First St.
      Artist talk @ 7pm and come play The Game of Hope , Free Flamenco dance lessons .
      Phantom Galleries – art exhibits in vacant storefronts and alternative spaces
      95 South Market St: Cambrian Artists League Group Exhibit
      San Jose Jazz at Pagoda Restaurant & Bamboo Lounge – 170 South Market St.
      Doug Ellington Trio for San Jose Jazz
      San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles – 520 South First St.
      2nd International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB)
      Cardboard Box Theatre Project – 490 South First St.
      Creation of new works and the presentation of old works in new ways.
      SLG Art Boutiki & Gallery – 577 South Market St.
      with a show called Steampunk Visions and Live music will keep jazz fans cool.
      Works San Jose – 365 South Market St.
      Artists put on display both their talent and their support for our community!
      Caffé Frascati – 315 South First St.
      All your favorite arias and duets performed live by some of the best opera singers.
      Downtown Yoga Shala – 450 South First St.
      Join us after Candlelight Yoga (5:30-6:45pm) to welcome art patrons.
      Good Karma Vegan Café – 37 South First St.
      Phantom Galleries presents at Good Karma Vegan Cafe.
      METRO Photo Exhibit – 550 South First St.
      The desert is an empty place, yet full of impossible distances and clear hot skies.
      Pho69 – 321 South First St.
      Phantom Galleries presents Year of the Dragon 2012.
      Psycho Donuts – 288 South Second St.
      Psycho Donuts in downtown San Jose is a quirky donut shop and art gallery.
      South First Billiards & Lounge – 420 South First St.
      Live and original art.
      TechShop San Jose – 300 South Second St.
      Members will be bringing in projects that they have made.
      Art Ark Gallery – 1035 South Sixth St.
      6–9pm Genesis: paintings and drawings with live music .


      SoFA district in downtown San Jose
      (on South First Street between San Carlos & Reed Streets


      Fr-Su Aug 3-5 Francophile Music SIG Free Festival & Ice Cream Social
      'Target Summer Pops'
      The festival has quickly become a beloved family tradition, with last year's festival
      drawing over 16,000 people and giving out 192 gallons of free ice cream!
      See below for the full list of informal, fun, free concerts coming this summer.

      All performances held on the grassy mall at San Jose State University.
      * Enter at 4th Street and West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA
      * Plentiful parking available nearby.
      * Bring a picnic lunch or supper and your beach chair.
      * Relax on the campus lawn well away from the din of traffic.
      * Enjoy the music of summer.
      * NEW: Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition provides FREE valet bike parking 90
      minutes before each concert until 30 minutes after the concert!


      Friday 7:00pm August 3
      Paquito D'Rivera Quintet
      One of the all time great cross-over masters of jazz, Latin and classical music and
      a stunning instrumentalist.

      Saturday 7:00pm August 4
      The Great American Songbook: Rodgers & Hart and Harold Arlen
      Immortal songs like Lady is a Tramp, My Funny Valentine, That Old Black Magic
      and Stormy Weather spirit us back into an era of romance.

      Sunday 5:30pm August 5
      Strike Up The Band
      More than a brass band -- the full Symphony Silicon Valley orchestra plays Gershwin
      and Gottschalk, Copland and Shaw, plus patriotic favorites. Get your march on!
      Come early for free ice cream, settle back, and enjoy a summer evening.


      Sa Aug 4 2-8pm Francophile Startup SIG Free Connect Pool Potluck Party
      Join us for the Saturday Pool & Potluck Party and hang out with the third batch of
      Blackbox Connect program participants.

      Blackbox Connect Pool Potluck Party
      RSVP at
      For Free Potluck Party Guest (brings food/wine/beer)

      There will be NO formal agenda - we arrange this event as a light informal mixer
      to give you a chance to mingle with international entrepreneurs in a completely
      casual environment. Swim, relax and chill out, sipping cold drinks by the pool.

      We encourage bringing bathing suits and something to throw on the BBQ.

      Backbox Connect: 12 Founders, 10 Companies, 8 Countries
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      and to build customer loyalty online and on mobile.
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      Muxi | muxi.com | France
      Solvr | solvr.io | Denmark
      Wappwolf | wappwolf.com | Austria & Germany
      DingDong | dingdongapp.com | The Netherlands
      Viatun | viatun.com | Russia
      The first professional social network.
      DressUp | dressup.ua | Ukraine
      Reactor | reactor-pro.ru | Ukraine
      Startupolis | startupolis.com.br | Brazil

      Blackbox Accelerator
      We help non-US startups that strive to bring their products to the global market.
      Our educational programs and custom-tailored acceleration frameworks guide them
      through setting up US-based business operations, raising funds,
      entering the global market, and recruiting US-based executives.

      Blackbox Mansion
      19 Selby Ln
      Atherton, CA 94027


      Su Aug 5 2pm Francophile Outdoor Music SIG Free Concert
      Celebrate Stern Grove Festival's 75th Season of admission-free concerts!
      Latin alternative favorites Ozomatli with their genre-spanning, high-energy sound.
      Opening the afternoon is Malian hip-hop trio SMOD.

      Join us this summer June 24 - August 26 Sundays 2pm and
      experience the new Stern Grove!
      Since 1938, Stern Grove Festival has been the Bay Area's home for the
      best performing arts in a beautiful outdoor setting, completely
      admission-free. And now, after a $15 million renovation, Stern Grove
      is more beautiful than ever.
      The new Stern Grove features: new stage, retractable canopy, terraced
      concert meadow, pathways, restrooms, patron amenities, new
      infrastructure, new landscaping.
      Stern Grove :: 19th Avenue & Sloat Blvd :: San Francisco


      2012 Concerts and Events
      June 24 The Family Stone & Glide Ensemble
      July 1 Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Stone Foxes
      July 8 San Francisco Symphony
      July 15 Nitin Sawhney, Meshell Ndegeocello
      July 22 The E Family
      July 29 San Francisco Ballet, Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director
      August 5 Ozomatli, SMOD
      August 12 Al Jarreau and The George Duke Trio Mara Hruby
      August 19 San Francisco Opera
      August 26 OK GO, The Family Crest


      Tu Aug 7 6pm 24 7pm Francophile Sciences SIG Free Event
      Title: The Kepler Mission: Zeroing in on Habitable Earths
      Douglas Caldwell – Kepler Instrument Scientist, SETI Institute
      RSVP: In order for chapter officer to best estimate head count for food:

      6:00pm: Networking/Light Dinner
      7:00pm: Presentation
      8:30pm: Adjourn

      NASA's Kepler Mission was launched on March 6, 2009 with the goal of
      determining the frequency of Earth-size planets in the habitable zone of solar-like
      stars. Kepler continuously and simultaneously monitors over 150,000 stars using a
      0.95 meter Schmidt telescope and a 95 megapixel CCD camera searching for the
      small change in brightness as a planet transits its host star. The driving design
      requirement was the ability to detect the 84 parts-per-million signal from an
      Earth-size planet transit. As such, stability of the instrument and continuity of
      the data are keys for success. Kepler has been collecting data for over three years
      and has already revolutionized the field of extrasolar planets, detecting over 2,300
      planet candidates, the first Earth-size planets, the first circumbinary planets, and
      over 360 multiple-planet systems. The project was recently awarded a mission
      extension by NASA so that Kepler can continue collecting data for another four years.


      Location: Keypoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95051


      We Aug 8 7pm Francophile Art/Science SIG Free Event
      You are invited to a meeting of the Leonardo Art/Science community.
      Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous
      Exploring the Frontiers of Knowledge and Imagination,
      Fostering Interdisciplinary Networking
      The LASERs are a national program of evening gatherings that bring artists and
      scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience.

      The event is free and open to everybody.


      6:45pm-7:00pm: Socializing/networking.
      Sydell Lewis on "Why Upside Down? Paintings that Rotate"
      Is it essential to view an abstract work as the artist originally intended?
      Shamit Kachru (Stanford Physics Dept) on "Dark energy and dark matter"
      7:50-8:05: BREAK
      Indre Viskontas "Music that Moves: the art and neuroscience of effective performance"
      We are constantly bombarded by a cacophony of sounds and yet music still has
      the power to influence us, often outside our awareness.
      Christine Peterson "The Nanocentury: Bringing Digital Control to the Physical World"
      Technology is moving toward the ability to build physical objects with atomi
      precision, just as we program information with bit-level precision...
      8:55: Piero Scaruffi on the next Leonardo Art/Science evening
      I will simply preview the line-up of speakers for the next Leonardo evening.
      9:00pm-9:30pm: Discussions, more socializing
      You can mingle with the speakers and the audience

      Stanford University
      Building/Room: Geology Corner room 105
      (Stanford map) http://campus-map.stanford.edu/
      Parking is mostly free at Stanford after 4pm


      Th Aug 9 6:30-11pm 'Les Dynamiques' Free Open Meeting

      *Santana Row
      *Chili's Grill and Bar
      *377 Santana Row, Suite 1090
      *San Jose, CA 95128
      * 408-241-9880
      The Driving directions / Map are incorrect but it is really in
      Santana Row at Winchester Blvd and Olin Av

      Visit Parking :

      Every second Thursday of the month 'Les Dynamiques' provides
      a unique forum for French and Francophiles to exchange ideas,tips,
      and contacts.
      -You will gather information about events, parties, outings, housings,
      jobs, internships, education, moving, living tips, etc.
      -You will receive help in getting connected with other people and
      with each of your local communities as they work to build stronger
      communities and strengthen community bonds.

      It is the best way to start new contacts and develop
      relationship among people with the same Franco-international affinities.

      Everyone is welcome. Free discussions, gifts and no cover charge.

      Share a dinner, a drink, and a chat.

      Free and open to the public.


      To secure a larger room RSVPs appreciated


      Sequoia High School in Redwood City, CA is looking for someone to be a French guest in
      their French classes. They would come and speak French and teach some things
      about France.
      Contact Karina Chin: 650.367.9780
      Email: kachin@....


      ZeTrip.com , a new social travel discovery startup started by French
      entrepreneur Edouard Tabet, is looking for its first marketing
      part-time intern. ZeTrip is an early stage startup based in Menlo Park, CA
      with the goal of helping people share their travel experiences and
      inspire their friends to discover the world. Our first beta site was
      launched mid-june, check it out : http://zetrip.com .
      Compensation : generous early stage equity stock options + hourly rate.
      If you're interested please contact Edouard Tabet edouard@...


      The LIRMM (Informatics lab) is a 350-person cross-faculty research entity
      of University of Montpellier, France and the National Center for Scientific
      Research (CNRS). It is home of internationally recognized researchers in
      semantic technologies, text/data mining, ontologies,
      bioinformatics and artificial intelligence.

      We are currently offering 1 fully-funded PhD studentships commencing
      fall 2012 for 3 years. Applications are invited from France, EU and
      international students on the following PhD project.


      Dr. Clement JONQUET - PhD in Informatics - Assistant Professor
      University of Montpellier
      161 rue Ada
      34095 Montpellier Cdx 5
      Tel: +33/4 67 14 97 43
      Fax: +33/4 67 41 85 00
      Skype: clementpro
      Twitter: @jonquet_lirmm


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      We need a rock star Mobile and Web application software engineer intern for
      prototype development and enhancements of our mobile and web apps
      We're combining exciting new technologies fun location based services.
      You can find more information about this internship at:


      Please send an email to:
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      located in Inria's eight research centers work, along with their academi
      and industrial partners from around the world, on the science and
      technologies of tomorrow.

      Joining Inria means a stimulating environment where you can work
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      Joining Inria also lets you collaborate with all the different actors to
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      Joining Inria gives you as well the possibility to train tomorrow's talent,
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