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J’aime Paris Cabaret: Love Songs of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Charles Trenet
Wednesday, February 12
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day in classic Paris street cabaret style. The French Cabaret Duo transports you to the romantic and nostalgic world of l’amour à Paris, blending their voices in perfect harmony, accompanied by the unique sounds of the Paris street accordion. Join Marick and Elaine, an authentic French cabaret duo, as they perform French songs and encourage guests to become immersed in the language of love. Guests will learn a few French tunes as well as a few French phrases.
Elaine, a native of Montreal, received classical training in voice. She has performed as a recitalist, cantor, chorister and performer in Canada, Europe and the United States. A native of Angers, France, Marick started her eclectic musical career in Chicago playing flute and singing for the Green Mill Poetry Slam. She has also performed as a flutist in French classical music concerts at the Alliance Française.
Light refreshments will be served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for guests wishing to visit the Museum.
Please note that in exchange for your reservation and/or ticket, you have authorized the Driehaus Museum to photograph, record, film, video tape, or otherwise use your likeness, performance, image, and/or voice for use in general and/or program-related Driehaus Museum promotional materials. If for any reason, you do not wish to be photographed, please provide your name(s) at registration that evening.
Mansions and Millionaires: The McCormickville Walking Tour
First and third Saturdays, May 3 through November 15
Step back in time to enjoy a special walking tour of Chicago's River North district, led by historian Sally Sexton Kalmbach. Read more
Tiffany Girls Studio Tour
Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from June 25 through September 1
Sneak into the “studio” with Tiffany designers Clara Driscoll and Agnes Northrop. Read more
Nickerson Lecture: Achievements of the Low Art Tile Company
Thursday, September 18
The Low Art tile Company produced some of the finest ceramic tiles ever produced in the United States. Between 1878 and 1904 Low tiles were displayed in more than eighteen distributors showrooms around the United States, Canada and Britain. The talk will provide a window into the artistic world of late 19th century America. Read more
Nickerson Lecture: Gardens for a Beautiful America
Thursday, October 30
Gilded Age industrialism brought a new prosperity, but at the price of once pristine forests, rivers, and blue skies, devastated by continental railroad building and factory pollution. This lecture will explore the work of wealthy women and landscape architects to green America. Read more
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