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Press Release: Bastille Day 2019

St Paul Celebrates Bastille Day the French Way with Alliance Française and Meritage   St Paul (June 27, 2019) – On Sunday, July 14 from noon to 6 pm, Alliance Française and Meritage team up for a free, outdoor, family-friendly festival in downtown St Paul’s Landmark Plaza celebrating

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Rediscover the beauty of the Twin Cities

Rediscover the beauty of the Twin Cities

Impressionism and the life’s work of Antoni Beltowski One June 4, 2019, we were honored to host Polish-American painter Antoni Beltowski and exhibit his paintings for an evening celebrating Franco-Polish friendship. The date of this vernissage is important, as it marks the 30th anniversary of the first

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Festinema Junior 2019 : A Success!

Festinema Junior 2019 : A Success!

During the months of March and April 2019, twenty-five Alliances Françaises from the US network have participated in the 6th edition of FESTINEMA JUNIOR, a national film education program and French Youth Film Festival designed for those 4-18 years old. Created in 2014 by the Alliances Françaises of Puerto

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Wine Club: Vins d’Alsace tasting with Megan Larsen

Wine Club: Vins d’Alsace tasting with Megan Larsen

On Wednesday, April 24, Alliance Française will partner with Megan Larsen, wine director of Young Joni, for a wine lesson and tasting about the wines of the Alsace region. Megan’s interest in wine was first sparked when she studied abroad in Besançon, France, a city located slightly

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Notre-Dame de Paris

Notre-Dame de Paris

Many of us watched, riveted to our televisions, as the Cathedral Notre Dame burned on Monday, April 15 2019. The landmark of the Île de la Cité – the heart of Paris and a seat of the Catholic Church of France, launched memories from Minnesotans, like Lane

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Spring Art Reception

Spring Art Reception

Lorsque j’ai croisé le chemin de Valérie Lépée, Linda Hibbs et Alya Pender, trois artistes peintres francophones du Minnesota, au début de 2018, j’ai eu un véritable coup de cœur pour leurs tableaux à la fois abstraits et colorés. Concrètement, dès que j’ai posé mon regard sur

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AFMSP to Implement Innovative Pilot Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

AFMSP to Implement Innovative Pilot Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

What happens when non-profit organizations come together to accomplish a common goal? The answer is simple: serving adults with disabilities. As April is World Autism Month, we are proud to announce an innovative pilot program for adults with developmental disabilities in exclusive collaboration with Wingspan Life Resources,

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La dernière leçon: en vedette à notre Book Club

La dernière leçon: en vedette  à notre Book Club

«Ce sera donc le 17 octobre. » «C’est ainsi, par cette phrase, toute simple, ces six mots, tout simples, que tu nous l’as annoncée, ta mort. Phrase guillotine que cette petite phrase-là. » Une ode à l’amitié et la famille Il est des livres dont on a

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Mois de la Francophonie 2019: un fulgurant succès!

Mois de la Francophonie 2019: un fulgurant succès!

After a month of unforgettable experiences and events, the Mois de la Francophonie celebrations are over. Cette série d’événements s’est conclue en beauté on Sunday, March 31 with the wonderful round table discussions on the challenges of Morocco’s use of multiple languages in academic settings. We heard

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Interview with Verity Jacobsen, one of Ballet Prejlocaj’s dancer

Interview with Verity Jacobsen, one of Ballet Prejlocaj’s dancer

Anyone who has seen one of Ballet Preljocaj’s previous performances is sure to be left with a lasting impression of stunning storytelling counterbalanced with demanding choreography that leaves the audience as breathless as the dancers. Created in 2016 and based on a traditional and fantastical Chinese tale,

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