Festival de la Francophonie: Russie
Gourmets, Exiles and Philosophers
Tuesday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m.
54 W. Chicago Ave
Russia’s affinity for all things French dates back to the 18th century.
Peter the Great employed French architects, engineers and artists to build St. Petersburg, while Catherine the Great entered into correspondence with the greatest French thinkers of her day, including Voltaire and Diderot.