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The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) presents a unique mix of arts programs including music, dance, theater, cinéma, and visual arts. The two main cultural platforms are Crossing the Line and World Nomads (see below). Cinéma screenings feature classic and contemporary French films through the CinémaTuesdays program, and the FIAF Gallery regularly exhibits contemporary French artists. Learn more about French culture throughArt de Vivre—a lifestyle series that features culinary and wine classes, as well as conversations with fashion designers and artisans.

World Nomads
May 2009

A series occurring each spring, World Nomads explores the exchange of ideas, artistic expression, and style through contemporary world cultures. The second installment of this vibrant new series will take place in May 2009—check back in the spring for dates/details.

World Nomads: 2008 – Africa

Crossing the Line
Fall 2009

Crossing the Line, FIAF’s fall festival, each year presents three weeks of inter-disciplinary contemporary works by artists who are transforming cultural practices on both sides of the Atlantic.

Crossing the Line: 2007 | 2008 |

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Written by Jon Cronin

February 28, 2009 at 22:58

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