|Job Posting, Macaron Classes, Cultural Reading and More
is seeking bilingual English-French candidates for an EComm Consumer Rep
position at their Portland headquarters. Click here
for complete details, including the online job application.
Baking Classes on French Macarons:
will offer a 2-hour class on April 23 that will cover the basics of preparing macaron shells using Italian meringue and how to make various flavored fillings with buttercream, ganache and fruit curds. The class will be in English by an experienced chef who trained at Le Cordon Bleu. For details and to sign up, click here. Note: the tower of macarons (shown here) is available to order from the bakery's catering menu - remember that all Alliance members get 10% off in-store and special orders at all St. Honoré locations.
Perrier Promotion: Costco shoppers, it's now $3.50 off Perrier cases, for a limited time!
Film for the Whole Family: NW Film is featuring the film, Sur le chemin de l'école (On the Way to School), suitable for ages 10 and up, on April 11 and 12 (sponsored by the World Affairs Council on Oregon). The award-winning documentary by French filmmaker Pascal Plisson extols the true worth of getting, and getting to, an education. Shot in Kenya, Patagonia, Morocco, and the Bay of Bengal, the film follows the perilous journeys of four groups of children on their way to school. Click here for the trailer and here for the schedule. Filmed in multiple languages; subtitled in English.
TV5MONDE Three Months for Free: Members are talking about the promotion that is available for TV5Monde programming, including French Cinema on Demand, for free, for a three-month period. Enjoy award-winning French language films with over 450 screenings per year, subtitled in English! This is the first time in five years that this promotion has been offered. So don't miss the chance to sign up for the limited-time offer. Call 855 209.8333 or click here to sign up online. Promo Code: CINEPHILE.
: French visitors get frustrated when they find they can't pay by credit card at most American toll booths (called a péage
in French). Click here
for the reasons why, as explained (in French) in a recent Question Bê
te article in French Morning, Pourquoi ne peut-on pas payer par carte aux péages américains?
Later this spring the Alliance will start a CINE-CLUB with French-language conversation and discussion around select French films. Look for more news in upcoming bulletins.
TRAVEL FRANCE Seminar: The April 28 TRAVEL FRANCE Seminar is nearly sold out. There are just a couple of seats left; click here for info including the reservations link.
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