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Fine Arts Film Reviews

This month marks a change in our programming here at the French Cultural Center; namely, we introduced themed events for members. Our first theme this…

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12 TED Talks en français to inspire your French

As mentioned in our last post involving the platform, YouTube can be an amazing resource when it comes to learning another language. Not only does…

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2018 Student & Teacher Awards

The French Cultural Center / Alliance Française of Boston and Cambridge is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 student and teacher awards. Each…

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Recette de vin chaud (Hot Mulled Wine Recipe)

Vin chaud (hot mulled wine) is a favorite this time of year in France. In fact, we have received many requests for the version we…

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Joyeuses Fêtes: French Winter Traditions and Vocabulary List

The holiday season is upon us! For many Americans that may mean decorations, parties, and of course, shopping. Hopefully you were able to get a…

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Find your next favorite with Presque Pareils

Looking for something new? Check out our new recommendation lists pairing popular English-language books, movies, and shows with French-language titles in our collection that are presque pareils. If you liked one, we bet you’ll like the other!

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Adventures in French Cooking

Just what is it about French cooking that makes it so special?  Is it the gobs of ooey gooey butter?  The soft simmer of chicken…

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Celebrating Halloween with our rats de bibliothèque!

Last week, all of Marlborough Street was covered in fake spiderwebs, jack-o-lanterns, and various ghouls, monsters, and other disguises. While many countries have their version…

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Meet Lindsay Shores

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them and share in our community.…

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Practicing French…Outside the Classroom

Many students ask about ways to improve their French while they aren't in class. As a student of the French Cultural Center, I too am…

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Upcoming Events

Discussion Group

Atelier découverte: Culturethèque

An introduction to our e-library

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:30 PM To 6:00 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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Exhibition

French Eyes on Boston

portraits and landscapes by Marguerite Wibaux

From Jan 25, 2019 To Feb 28, 2019

The Center is proud to host the show French Eyes on Boston, a collection of portraits and landscapes painted by Marguerite Wibaux. The opening reception will be held on January 25 at 7:00 PM. RSVP required.

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Monday, January 28, 2019 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

SOLD OUT - Members, join us for an educational workshop on interpreting and appreciating three works of art from various time periods. Event in French.

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