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Events Schedule

July

Every Thursday – 1:30 p.m., Les Coudre Points, quilting “en français.” Si vous êtes débutant ou si vous souhaitez faire fonctionner à nouveau, rejoignez-nous. (If you are just starting or wish to get working again, join us.) No cost. For more information call 337-754-7115.

First Weekend – Second Sunday – Contra & Squares
on summer break. Returns September 14.

476Third Friday – 7 p.m., July 18, Pot Luck social. À la bonne franquette. Join us for the best party in town. Meet Deux Bayous featured artist Shirley Gauthier. Dance to the sounds of Byron Boudreaux’s Pot Luck Band. Visit with friends and make new ones. Cost is your favorite dish for contribution to communal dinner.

Fourth Wednesday
– 7 p.m., July 23, Cinéma Français. Monthly French language (with English subtitles) movie night. Bring your favorite snacks and refreshments.

Last Saturday – 9 a.m.-noon, July 26, La Table Française. Popular Francophone gathering. Coffee and homemade treats served alongside fun topics encouraging group conversation. A true cultural immersion experience. No cost.

French Corner comes to NUNU’s

Bouki Books – NUNU Arts and Culture Collective’s newest partner addition featuring the works of Louisiana authors, will this September be one of 12 booksellers in the United States to partner with the French Bookstore in New York City.

Bouki Books will sell French works and English translations of French works selected by the French Embassy. Our bookshop will also promote French-American intellectual exchange by organizing cultural events within its walls and with its partners around the country.

479Stores selected for French Corners are located in Miami, Chicago, San Francisco, Houston, Washington, D.C., Boston, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Los Angeles, New York and – Arnaudville.

In addition, Wife access and comfortable seating is currently available at Bouki Books, located in the NUNU Arts and Culture Collective facility, 1510 Courtableau Road (La 93E), Arnaudville.

Join us. Bring your laptop, grab a seat and make yourself at home.

La Vuelta d’Acadian

cycles Independence Weekend
459NUNU Arts and Culture Collective welcomes participants of the 7th Annual
La Vuelta d’Acadian bicycle races Sunday, July 6.

Photo via Acadiana Bicycle Co. Racing website.

This second day of the race starts and ends at NUNU’s, 1510 Courtableau Road (La 93E), Arnaudville. Registration is 6:45-7:30 a.m. Race time 8 a.m. – noon. Cost for Sunday morning only participation, $15.

460Cheer cyclists on. Bring a lawn chair and settle in under one of three earth pavilions. (The fourth contains a mud/moss wood burning baking oven.) Marvel at the mosaic-covered columns of the work-in-progress “Gone to the Birds,” project. Visit the NUNU facility featuring original art and jewelry, Louisiana-authored books, re-purposed clothing and accessories, and goat’s milk bath products.

La Vuelta d’Acadian is a product of
Transportation Recreational Alternatives In Louisiana, T.R.A.I.L. For more information visit: latrail.org

Word Crawl

Bouki Books, NUNU Arts and Culture Collective’s newest partner Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words.

478Participants are invited to seek sponsors – whether 50 friends giving $2 each or five friends giving $20 each – for a minimum of $100. All reaching and surpassing fundraising goal read at a literary “Word Crawl” in Downtown Lafayette on September 13.

Festival of Words brings established authors from all over the world to Acadiana to give public readings and writing workshops in community centers and public schools.

Festival of Words is a partner of NUNU Arts and Culture Collective. Money raised will be used for support of the 2014 literary celebration held annually the first weekend of November.

For more information visit: festivalofwords.org or call Clare Martin at 337-962-5886.