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The Dallas Institute’s “Au Courant” membership group (45 years and under) will conduct the first in a series highlighting the global bounty of our local scene. First up: the French, who do many things, including art, architecture, literature, fashion, the Paris Metro, technology, and of course food and wine.
Accompanied by rich visual images, Dr. Elizabeth New of “French Affaires” will discuss various facets of French food, culture, and what makes French cuisine unique. Benjamin Calais of Calais Winery in the Deep Ellum neighborhood will highlight the French culture of wine and talk about his wine offerings here in Dallas. We’ll top off the evening with a wine and cheese tasting. Your parting souvenir will be a resource list of authentic French food and wine experiences in the Dallas area so you can continue the “Local-Global” theme after our French soiree at The Dallas Institute! 6:00-7:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19. Admission: Members $25; Nonmembers $35; Member Teachers $10. RSVP by calling Caitlin Hinton at 214 981-8822 or by registering online. The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture is located at 2719 Routh St., Dallas, 75201.