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Vive La France

Our Vive La France Spring Classes begin on Tuesday, February 20th. These classes are sponsored by L’Union Française & The Academy of the Sacred Heart. Our theme this semester is Le Tricentenaire de la Nouvelle Orleans.  These classes are conducted in English and will highlight French influences on our music (Bruce Daigrepont and Sunpie Barnes), our shopping (Sally Reeves), our cemeteries (Emily Ford), Baroness Pontalba (Prof. Jean Xavier Braget), our Wine/Spirits (Philippe Goudail) and our cuisine (Nora Wetzel).


We meet on Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at:

The Academy of the Sacred Heart

4521 St. Charles Avenue


February 20, 27, March 6, 13, 27 and April 3rd   Note: THERE WILL BE NO CLASS ON MARCH 20TH.


Please open the files below for the class calendar, abstracts and the biographies of our distinguished presenters.


Very Best Presenters SPRING 2018






Immediate registration and fee payment is advised as these classes fill quickly.

  (1) Notify us via email that you wish to register: [email protected] 


  (2) Mail a check for $125 (current members of L’Union Francaise)                         OR

for $150 (non-members) for the 6-class series.

                        Make check payable to L’Union Française and mail to:

                        Karen Geisert

                       1750 St. Charles Ave.  Unit 601
                        New Orleans, LA 70115

We are looking forward to an outstanding class series this spring. Please join us.



L’Union Française does not discriminate regarding race, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, or sexual orientation.
Last updated 1/30/2018