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Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story

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Pas Perdus

Vernissage: Pas Perdus, a photo exhibition by Jean Yves Cousseau

Thursday, February 6, 2020–Friday, February 21, 2020

Take a photographic journey in the footsteps of Paris's 20th-century literati, Pas Perdus with photographer Jean Yves Cousseau's evocative tribute to French literary icon Guy Débord and the urban landscape that inspired him and his contemporaries. This exhibit will feature a vernissage (opening night) on February 6, and will remain in our salon through February 21st. 

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French Jazz at Le Piano

French Jazz at Le Piano

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a night of French Jazz at Le Piano as we celebrate Black History Month!  Tickets include entry, two glasses of wine (with red/white and sparkling options), and appetizers until 8:30 pm.  Members of the Alliance will enjoy $10 off tickets and have the opportunity to lay under the piano to experience the music for an entire set. 

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Festival de la Francophonie 2020

Festival de la Francophonie 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Celebrate la francophonie all month-long with our partners from Bénin, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, China, France, Haiti, Louisiana, Québec, Romania, Switzerland and Togo…

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Kickoff - Soirée Commune

Kickoff - Soirée Commune

Friday, February 28, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

300 million people, 35 countries, 5 continents: Join the fun and come around the world with us in March! Leap into the Kick Off early this year, join us and our country partners for this fun-filled evening.

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France: Théâtre pour enfants

France: Théâtre pour enfants

Lundi 2 Mars 2020 à 16:30

Venez cuisiner pour de vrai avec un petit chef trois étoiles, sentir des herbes aromatiques en direct, et découvrir les super-pouvoirs des légumes! Cette pièce de théâtre innovante et interactive nous vient de la troupe La Baguette, un groupe formidable qui se spécialise dans le théâtre pour les jeunes amateurs des arts.

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More about the Alliance Française de Chicago

All year round, skilled teachers, authors, performers and artists share their passion for the French language and its various cultures with curious minds like yours. No need to speak French to come participate! Our expertise in teaching is complemented by a rich array of public programs (most in English), our wonderful library and a community of welcoming like-minded individuals.

The Alliance Française de Chicago is an independent not-for-profit organization and is not a French government agency.