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Recipe for a Quiche Lorraine- this recipe was followed by the Alliance’s students on the occasion of the week of taste.
Bon appétit! [Click here for the recipe]
Others Ongoing Events
November 7th was the 100th anniversary of Albert Camus' birth.
"Camus' Stance On Algeria Still Stokes Debate In France."
A hundred years after his birth, French writer Albert Camus is perhaps best known for novels like The Stranger and his philosophy of absurdism. But it's his views on Algeria's fight for independence that continues\ to get scrutiny. Read and listen to this story on NPR ( National Public Radio)
AN EXHIBIT YOU CANNOT MISS:
October thru to June 2014: A traveling exhibit
Albert Camus 1913-2013, a digital, multimedia and multilingual free standing exhibit.
The exhibit can be found at :
Stanford University: French and Italian Dept (CLDL) from Nov 15 to Nov 22. Main library for two weeks, and at the d-school until Dec 14.
The exhibit then goes to corporate campuses before returning to public view at Santa Clara University (main library, living room area, lower level ) for the month of February.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND OR PRINT EXHIBIT CALENDAR
Have a look at our e-newsletter:
The current issue is November-December 2013.
You can read it by clicking here to read or and print it as well.
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"A Few Things French" from l'Alliance Française
Le Cinema du Mois
A monthly feature in cooperation with
Le FrenchFilmClub of Palo Alto
This month: Friday, December 13th -
7::00 pm Bring your dancing shoes for a jazz party with Ellen's Starr's trio live band. Comes with a buffet and a wine bar, with red, white and champagne.
8:30 pm Film
"Un Baiser s'il vous plait?" (Shall we Kiss?)
A Film by Emmanuel Mouret with Virgini Ledoyen, Emmanuel Mouret, Julie Gayet. True Love is a complicated affair.
"An engaging romantic comedy with shrewd insight into the mysteries of human attraction". - Mick Lasalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"A sexy, quintessentially French legacy". - Stephen Holden, The New York Times
"Expert, intricate & entirely enchanting". - Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal