Holiday Yule Logs, Entertainment and More
Slate Magazine and Yule Logs
Highlights of the Canals and Rivers of France:
: Click here
for a fascinating article about the seasonal competition in France to create tantalizing and unique, contemporary versions of the traditional yule log. Readers will be very impressed by the amazing photos of France's top bûches de Noël, in the article which is headlined, "These Redesigns of a French Christmas Dessert Will Make You Salivate."
The photo here at left is courtesy of St Honoré
Boulangerie, which offers three flavors
ches this season.
Slated for January 23, this presentation has just 10 seats left. Click here
for more information and reserve online.
Jet Black Pearl : Jet Black Pearl will play at Vie de Bohème on Sunday, December 28 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.
Called the "World Wild Woman of the Accordion," the trilingual performer from Amsterdam has performed on more than a thousand stages in Europe and the US; in Portland she'll sing about half her songs in French. Chocolates for the Holidays:
Alliance member Cristina Yen provides the perfect gifts in her new holiday collection of chocolates, including salted caramel with brandy & cardamom, candied ginger in dark chocolate, Gianduja - hazelnut cream combined with a blend of milk and dark chocolate,
holiday spices (dark chocolate ganache with vanilla, mace, nutmeg and cinnamon). Click here
for more info and consider popping by her workshop in Northwest, located at 915 NW 19th Ave., Suite B.
Proofreaders Sought: The editor is seeking volunteer proofreaders and link-testers for this bulletin. Must be a frequent email user with strong attention to detail and good mastery of English. French fluency is a plus but is not required. Email email@example.com. French Night at the Blazers:
Many bulletin readers are already snapping up
their tickets for the 7th Annual French Night with the Blazers (at the Moda Center) set for Feb. 25. For each ticket sold through the group sales link (or directly with the Group Sales Manager) the Blazers make a donation to the Alliance education mission. And of course the big draw is that purchasers of the group-night tickets are invited to a post-game chat with Nic Batum. Click here
for details and tickets. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.
FAIS Open Houses:
The French America
n International school will have open houses as follows: 1) French American Lower School Open House on Thursday, January 15; 9:00 - 11:00 am, and 2) Gilkey International Middle School Info Session on Thursday, January 29; 6:30 - 8:00 pm
. Visit www.faispdx.org
for details. Alliance holiday closures:
The Alliance will be closed for the holidays, Dec. 24, 25, 26, & 31 of 2014, and Jan. 1, 2015.
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