Events Calendar

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Exhibition

Wonder Women

Anne Plaisance + Transition House

From Sep 19, 2017 To Oct 23, 2017

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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Lecture

Rejuvenating a classic, a contemporary Tartuffe production

Panel discussion with the Huntington Theatre Company

Friday, October 20, 2017 6:00 PM To 9:00 PM

Join us for an in-depth discussion of the upcoming production of Tartuffe at the Huntington Theatre Company as Director Peter DuBois, dramaturge Charles Haugland, and members of the cast and creative team guide us through the “foolishness and folly” of Molière’s Tartuffe. The panel will be followed by a cocktail reception.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017 1:00 PM To 1:30 PM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French!

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of Le Suicide par enthousiasme by Hector Berlioz.

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Lecture

Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust

Panel discussion with Thomas Forrest Kelly and Esther Nelson

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 7:00 PM To 8:30 PM

We are extremely proud to partner with our friends at the Boston Symphony Orchestra and our German neighbors at the Goethe-Institut for an incredible panel. Join us for an enthralling discussion of La Damnation de Faust.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:30 PM To 6:00 PM

This month's Atelier découverte will feature our board games for children and adults.

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Lecture

Boston Book Festival with Christophe Boltanski

Presenting his book, The Safe House

Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:00 AM To 12:15 PM

Christophe Boltanski will be presenting his latest book, The Safe House

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Boston Book Festival with Édouard Louis

Presenting his novel, The End of Eddy

Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:45 PM To 1:45 PM

Édouard Louis will present his latest book, The End of Eddy

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Lecture

Boston Book Festival with Christine Angot

Presenting her novel, Incest

Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:15 PM To 3:30 PM

Christine Angot will be presenting her latest book, Incest

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Lecture

Boston Book Festival: Writing in Paris

A community-curated session presented as part of BBF Unbound 2017

Saturday, October 28, 2017 4:00 PM To 5:15 PM

Join us for a panel discussion on traveling and writing in France.

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Discussion Group

Atelier découverte: Culturethèque

An introduction to our e-library

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:00 PM To 12:30 PM

Come to this discovery workshop to learn more about Culturethèque and the resources available online to French Cultural Center members.

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The Bilingual Revolution

Book Talk and Signing with author Fabrice Jaumont

Thursday, November 2, 2017 6:00 PM To 8:15 PM

Join us for a lecture with Dr. Fabrice Jaumont, author of The Bilingual Revolution (La révolution bilingue), about the future of bilingual education in the United States. There will be a Q&A with the author and a book signing after the discussion.

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Book Sale

Library Book Sale

New and gently used books in French

Saturday, November 4, 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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Concert

Boston Art Song Society Concert

War, Peace, and Joy: European Songs

Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:00 PM To 6:00 PM

We are delighted to partner with the Boston Art Song Society to present this European concert program.

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Discussion Group

Atelier découverte: Culturethèque

An introduction to our e-library

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:30 PM To 5:00 PM

Come to this discovery workshop to learn more about Culturethèque and the resources available online to French Cultural Center members.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of Les Regrets by Joachim Du Bellay.

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Book Club

Bouillon de Lectures: #NovembreNumérique

Les nouvelles technologies et la littérature

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM

E-books, liseuses, tablettes, et bibliothèques numériques : nous voici dans le monde littéraire du 21e siècle...

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Member Event

New Members Event

Soirée Parisienne

Thursday, November 9, 2017 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

Exclusive Parisienne Party for new members and a guest. Enjoy delectable French wines and treats, mingle with fellow new members and discover every corner of the Center!

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Saturday, November 18, 2017 1:00 PM To 1:30 PM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French!

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:30 PM To 3:00 PM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French!

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Tasting

Wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon

A tasting with Vinadeis

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:00 PM To 8:30 PM

Calling all wine lovers! Join us for a delicious evening, a tasting featuring nine different wines, led by Vinadeis.

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