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

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Cooking workshop · No-Knead Bread and More

Cooking workshop · No-Knead Bread and More

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:15 am

Mix the dough, let it rise, refrigerate it and bake it when you're ready. Recipes include a French boule master recipe, cranberry walnut bread and challah. While the bread bakes, we will make marmalade to serve on our warm bread.

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Free Trial Classes

Free Trial Classes

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 6:00 pm

New to French or ensure about your level? Let our teachers find the best class for you by taking a brief placement on-site, or sample a French class by joining our Free Trial Classes! Available for all levels.

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Avec l'auteur

Avec l'auteur

Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Join us for a conversation with Chicago author, Laurie Levy, as she explores the themes of her recent novel, Stendhal Summer. In English.

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Versailles en Scène - Gala 2018

Versailles en Scène - Gala 2018

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The evening is inspired by the epic banquets and magnificent fêtes at the court of Louis XIV. Stroll through lush box gardens, enjoy moments theatrical surprise, dine on the stage in the hall of mirrors, and dance under the fireworks in l’Orangerie. Exclusive live and silent auctions bring the richness of French style and culture into the spotlight.

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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.