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

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Art de Vivre · Living Forever Chic

Art de Vivre · Living Forever Chic

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:30 pm

With Living Forever Chic Tish Jett explores why Frenchwomen of a certain age are master hostesses and homemakers, expert practitioners of les bonnes manières as well as experts of everyday elegance and savoir faire. The result is pure joie de vivre!

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Cooking workshop · The Art of Confit

Cooking workshop · The Art of Confit

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 11:15 am

Confit is an ancient process for preserving food in fat. Get hands-on experience preparing Duck Confit, Potato Purée with Garlic Confit and Pork Rillettes.

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Champs-Élysées Film Festival

Champs-Élysées Film Festival

Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Exclusive to the Alliance! Three Chicago premieres straight from the Champs-Élysées Film Festival in Paris, which bridges American and French independent cinema each year in June on the famous Parisian avenue.

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Avec l'Auteur · Eric Vuillard

Avec l'Auteur · Eric Vuillard

Lundi 5 Novembre 2018 à 14:00

Eric Vuillard nous fait pénétrer dans les coulisses des jours ayant précédés l'Anschluss, sujet de son neuvième ouvrage, L’Ordre du jour, prix Goncourt 2017. À la veille de l'annexion de l'Autriche par l'Allemagne en 1938, 24 grands prêtres de l'industrie allemande se rencontrent pour organiser la victoire d'Adolf Hitler.

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Family Chefs · Tartelettes aux Pommes

Family Chefs · Tartelettes aux Pommes

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 4:30 pm

This festive family workshop will show you how to make mini versions of the Fall classic tarte aux pommes perfect for your mini chefs. Who knew making these tiny desserts could bring such big smiles!

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Les Petits Philosophes | Nov. 13–Jan. 29

Les Petits Philosophes | Nov. 13–Jan. 29

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 4:15 pm

There are so many things going on in our kids' heads! In this eight-week session, they will share about important topics such as friendship, love, anger and many others. For ages 6 to 9.

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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.