This page features events in our area not organized by the Alliance Française de DuPage but which have a French theme and which may be of interest to some of our members and friends.
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From the creators of the blockbuster show at Atelier des Lumières seen by over 2 million visitors in Paris and still wowing crowds in Toronto, the US premiere of the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit will bring the art of Vincent to life in Chicago.
Experience art like never before – lose yourself in 500,000 cubic feet of flawless projections animating Vincent van Gogh’s oeuvre. Wander through entrancing, moving images that highlight brushstrokes, detail, and color – truly illuminating the mind of the genius.
Astonishing in scale and breathtakingly imaginative, you will experience Van Gogh’s art in a completely new and unforgettable way
February 11, 2022, 7:30 pm
College of DuPage McAninch Arts Center
425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
With a million tickets sold in more than 50 countries and acclaimed reviews worldwide, Piaf! The Show is coming to the MAC! Direct from France, this musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf stars Anne Carrere, hailed as “Edith Piaf’s legitimate musical heiress” and was inspired by the award-winning movie La Vie En Rose.
This musical celebration narrates the rags-to-riches story of the Parisian singer’s career through her unforgettable songs, complemented by a visual tapestry of previously unreleased photographs and images of famous Parisian locations of the Edith Piaf era.
The Chicago Pétanque Club meets most Tuesdays and Sundays in Wheaton for fun games of this favorite Provençal pastime. Indoors during the winter at the Central Athletic Complex and outdoors during the summer at Northside Park, both in Wheaton. Please visit our website or Facebook page for full information and to get on group leader Dan Danielson's email list.
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