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Frissonnez cet été!

Né dans les années 1840, le roman policier français a flirté tôt avec le portrait social, s'inspirant de contemporains tels que Balzac. Emile Gaboriau a…

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Today's Youth in Film

Some of the biggest recent successes of French cinema are portraits of today's youth. This leads me to today's blog post about coming of age…

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A la rencontre des auteurs: prix littéraires 2016

Chaque automne en France, c'est la "rentrée littéraire", une saison où de nombreuses oeuvres sont publiées et mises en avant lors d'une série de remises…

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Revue de presse: les Coups de coeur du New York Times

Rebecca et moi avons compilé pour vous une sélection d'ouvrages traduits en anglais et qui ont attiré l'attention du New York Times. Nous partageons des…

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Interactive Picture Books for Children

Picture books have come a long way! Before interactive eBooks even existed, paper books had already exploded with creativity. Today, there are many ways that…

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Nature in Film

With the recently gorgeous weather here in Boston, we start dreaming of new horizons, and spending more time in nature. How about one of these…

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Nul en sciences mais curieux d'apprendre?

Pas besoin d’avoir 20/20 en math ou de préparer une thèse de chimie nucléaire pour s’intéresser à la science. Vous est-il déjà arrivé de vous…

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So you barely can say "Bonjour"? It's not too early to dive into French culture

As a beginner-level student of French, or someone who is still contemplating learning French, you might be feeling like you are at the bottom of…

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Siblings' wild ride into freedom at this month's Ciné-Club de l'Alliance

Five teenage girls with hair flying away as they ride in the back of a truck in the sunset. Five pairs of legs intertwined as…

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Quand la réalité flirte avec la fiction

Les auteurs de romans s’inspirent de plus en plus de faits réels, que ce soit des faits divers, des réalités sociales contemporaines, ou la politique.…

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Upcoming Events

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Entertainment

Une partie de pétanque - Make-up date

A South of France summer night with friends, pastis and pétanque

Friday, August 25, 2017 5:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Join us for an evening of fun for a partie de pétanque on our front lawn!

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Open House

Fall Open House

Discover all the center has to offer

Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Learn more about our classes, library, upcoming events, and membership perks!

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Exhibition

Wonder Women

Anne Plaisance + Transition House

From Sep 19, 2017 To Oct 23, 2017

Panel Discussion with with Anne Plaisance, Risa Mednick, Director of the Transition House and guests: September 19 at 6:00 PM
Opening Reception will begin at 7:30PM.


In this exhibition, tiny houses by the residents of Transition House as well as paintings by the artist Anne Plaisance aim to spark dialogue and develop strategies to address homelessness and violence against women.

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