Fostering cultural, intellectual, artistic and friendly exchanges between the French-speaking world and our local and regional communities.

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Our blog is a nice place to find information about our organization. Members can post new blogs or add comments on existing blog. Try it, it's easy! The information posted needs to be related to our organization. Members can now upload photo albums by editing their profiles. Try it!
  • 20 Apr 2013 5:27 PM | Anonymous member
    The April issue is out!  http://www.bscnews.fr/
  • 10 Apr 2013 10:28 AM | Anonymous member
    Here is the April and May list of cultural events and activities of interest to Francophiles, as compiled and presented by the French Consulate in Chicag: http://fcnl.frenchculture.org/sent/show/c3c9a36c0d836cc46b6eeaa51a7e71a4
  • 22 Mar 2013 1:10 PM | Deleted user

    Ralph Naveaux sent us this:
    OCC--Orchard Ridge Campus French Film Festival info for March 28 - April 6, 2013...
    Click here: http://www.oaklandcc.edu/Posters/TourneesFilmFestival.pdf
  • 17 Mar 2013 9:51 PM | Anonymous member
    When you have finished celebrating St. Patrick's Day French style (this is being posted on March 17th) check out the March issue of the BSC News web magazine. It is very well done and has something for EVERYONE!  http://www.wobook.com/WBBu3Qz9JX3i/BSC-NEWS-MAGAZINE/BSC-NEWS-MARS-2013.html

  • 09 Mar 2013 10:03 AM | Anonymous member
    Art, music, literature, performing arts, GRANT OPPORTUNITIES, etc. for Francophiles in the Midwest...from Columbus to Kalamazoo, from Cleveland to Omaha.  Check it out, there is something that will interest you!  http://fcnl.frenchculture.org/sent/show/9930faeea38afd92fd48058364826c0d
  • 09 Mar 2013 8:37 AM | Anonymous member

    Bonjour,

    Comme plus de 2,700 personnes l'ont déjà fait, vous et vos amis de la culture française sont bienvenus de télécharger gratuitement sur le site http://xpatny.free.fr la version numérique illustrée de mon livre X-PAT NY qui décrit ma vie d'expatrié à New York où je vis depuis 36 ans en travaillant dans le monde du spectacle.

    Une présentation de ce livre numérique est offerte sur Facebook et Youtube aux liens suivants :

    Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/pages/X-Pat-NY/163549310446697#!/pages/X-Pat-NY/163549310446697

    Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzmfV7vvgVw

    Vous pouvez aussi lire les remarques publiées dans ces trois magazines numériques francophones :

    "We  New York" : http://www.we-love-new-york.com/2012/11/15/francis-dumaurier-francais-expatrie-a-new-york-nous-confie-5-bonnes-adresses/

    "Le Petit Journal" : http://www.lepetitjournal.com/homepage/expat/126770-itineraire-francis-dumaurier-de-montmartre-a-manhattan.html

    "French Morning" : http://frenchmorning.com/ny/2012/08/15/etre-expat-cest-trouver-son-chemin/

    J'espère que mon parcours vous intéressera dans la France de l'après-guerre durant les années 1950 et 1960 ... Nanterre 1968 … la découverte de l'Amérique au festival de Woodtsock en 1969 … le travail de guide de safari en jungle amazonienne … les voyages en Amérique Latine et la vie à Rio de Janeiro durant les années 1970 … et la vie artistique dans la "Grosse Pomme" de ces 36 dernières années.

    Je serai content de savoir que vous avez fait suivre le lien du site http://xpatny.free.fr à vos étudiants, amis, proches, collègues, et autres contacts professionnels.

    Je vous remercie d'avance pour toute considération que vous voudrez bien avoir l'amabilité d'accorder à ce projet à but non-lucratif.

    Bien cordialement,

    Francis Dumaurier

    www.imdb.com/name/nm0241500/

    http://xpatny.free.fr

  • 22 Feb 2013 1:26 PM | Anonymous member

    March is the month when French speakers and Francophiles from around the world unite to celebrate the French language and the diversity of francophone cultures.

    On this occasionfrom March 2nd to 28th, the French-speaking consulates, governments and associations of Chicago and the Alliance Française de Chicago present Le Festival de la Francophonie de Chicago.   There are many programs and events to enjoy.  Check them out!
      http://fcnl.frenchculture.org/sent/show/ed59ae7ddebecbabf6023d6d52c9c574

  • 20 Feb 2013 8:30 PM | Anonymous member
    European Film Festival in Chicago: The Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago welcomes you to the 16th Annual European Union Film Festival, the largest showcase in North America for the cinema of the European Union nations. This year’s festival presents the Chicago premieres of 61 new feature films, providing a broad picture of the creativity of Europe’s most adventurous filmmakers including nine French and French-speaking films. http://fcnl.frenchculture.org/ sent/show/ 06497f5a5e0a4383a33a6700ad42525 f
  • 20 Feb 2013 2:17 PM | Anonymous member
    The Art Institute of Chicago is presenting a major exhibition, Picasso and Chicago, which features more than 250 works selected from the museum's own exceptional holdings and from private collections throughout Chicago.  The exhibition runs from February 20th through May 12th.  There are many other cultural presentations in conjunction with this exhibit including seminars for teachers of French.  Check for more information and details at: http://fcnl.frenchculture.org/sent/show/f55adce16ff7be48a99c861f41133784
  • 17 Feb 2013 9:16 PM | Anonymous member
    Check out the BSC News on-line magazine: art, literature, philosophy, music, theater, etc.  It is an excellent production.

    http://www.wobook.com/WBBu3Qz9tu6x/BSC-NEWS-MAGAZINE/BSCNEWSFEVRIER2013.html
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