Events Calendar

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From Mar 3, 2017 To May 2, 2017

Join us on Thursday, March 2, for an exclusive artist lecture at 6:00 PM (RSVP only) and the opening reception and official kickoff of le mois de la Francophonie at 7:00 PM!

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ubu roi2
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of Ubu Roi by Alfred Jarry.

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte

Story time in French for children 1 to 3 years old

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 3:30 PM To 4:00 PM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French! We welcome families with children 1-3 years old to this story time.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

A successful Paris lawyer with a seemingly perfect life discovers that his wife is having an affair and accidentally kills her lover in a moment of madness. He escapes the law by faking his own death, assuming his victim's identity, and making a fresh start on the Adriatic coast as a photographer. This eventually leads him to realize what was missing in his life before: he finally sees the big picture.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM

A free screening of Adama as part of the 4th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents.

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VIGNES LAVANDES
Tasting

Provence Wine Imports Tasting

9 French wines make American debut for your tasting pleasure

Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

SOLD OUT. An evening of mingling over a tasting of Provençal wines led by Provence Wine Imports paired with hors d'œuvres by La Voile.

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welcome
Friday, April 28, 2017 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM

A free screening of Welcome as part of the 4th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents.

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte

Story time in French for children 3 to 4 years old

Saturday, April 29, 2017 11:00 AM To 11:30 AM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French! We welcome families with children 3-4 years old to this story time.

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Saturday, April 29, 2017 1:00 PM To 2:00 PM

A free screening of Neige et les arbres magiques as part of the 4th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents.

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Saturday, April 29, 2017 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

A free screening of Ernest et Célestine as part of the 4th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents.

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Concert

L'Oreille de Proust

A Musical Tribute to Marcel Proust

Monday, May 1, 2017 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

SOLD OUT. Join us at the Boston Athenæum for a concert featuring piano arrangements typical of 19th-century French salons, interwoven with excerpts from Marcel Proust's works.

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Performance

Stage Reading - Peur(s) with WilmerHale and Barclay Damon

Play by Hedi Tillette de Clermont Tonnerre and directed by Sarah Tick

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 At 6:00 PM

Join us for a stage reading of the play Peur(s), followed by a discussion with the director, Sarah Tick, long time Guantanamo Habeas translator Felice Bezri and star-lawyers Rob Kirsch and Stephen Oleskey.

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partis politiques
Thursday, May 4, 2017 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

In this workshop, we will discuss, through a series of activities, the French presidential election system and understand the remaining two candidates, their parties and their political agendas of the second round.

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Discussion Group

Atelier découverte: La mode française

Au bonheur des dames (et des hommes)

Thursday, May 11, 2017 5:30 PM To 6:30 PM

This month's Atelier découverte will feature la mode française. Discover a new favorite couturier while exploring our library collections!

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Book Sale

Library Book Sale

New and gently used books in French

Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:30 AM To 4:00 PM

Browse hundreds of books in French, with prices starting at $1, during our biannual book sale. There are not many opportunities to find French books at such a good price in the area, so don't miss your chance to stock up!

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Paul Cézanne Mont Sainte-Victoire Un mois un livre
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of L’œil et l'esprit by Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

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Book Club

Bouillon de Lectures: David Foenkinos

Spotlight on contemporary fiction

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Discover works by award-winning contemporary French author David Foenkinos.

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte

Story time in French for children 3 to 4 years old

Saturday, May 20, 2017 11:00 AM To 11:30 AM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French! We welcome families with children 3-4 years old to this story time.

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Member Event

New Members Event

Soirée Libanaise

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

Explore the colorful culinary tradition and wines of Lebanon, mingle with fellow new members, and discover every corner of the Center!

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Story Time

L'Heure du Conte

Story time in French for children 1 to 3 years old

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 3:30 PM To 4:00 PM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French! We welcome families with children 1-3 years old to this story time.

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