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Les Jardins d’Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé Symposium on the Arts of France: Yves Saint Laurent Lectures and Workshops

Jun 5, 2024

Landscape architect Madison Cox and journalist Mitchell Owens talk about the garden legacies of Yves Saint …
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Jun 12, 2024

In June, on fait la fête! We drink bubbles and explore the world of sparklings terroirs from France. Despite …
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French Women Filmmakers • Céline Sciamma Film Film Series: Cherchez la Femme

Jun 13, 2024

Portrait de la jeune fille en feu / Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Céline Sciamma, 2019, 131 min, France) …
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CAFÉ DU MONDE : JUIN ! Cafés Conversation En français

Jun 21, 2024

Prenez votre café une fois par mois avec les étudiants et les membres des Alliances d’ailleurs pour une …
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Join us for our 2024 Gala at the Ritz-Carlton to celebrate all things Champagne while supporting our educational outreach program, French language immersion experiences, and scholarships for CPS high school students.
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Youth Programs

Our Youth classes and French immersion preschool are the perfect way to start your child’s French journey.
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