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Coup de Couer Francophone celebrates French culture

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Barobliq plays at the ACFA Régionale de Lethbridge/ Medicine Hat.LETHBRIDGE — Lâ ACFA Régionale de Lethbridge/Medicine Hat invites you to the 25th edition of the Coup de coeur francophone 2011, tonight, Nov. 10.

Le Coup de coeur francophone evokes the spirit and commitment of an adventure that began in 1987 in Montreal. It is a festival like no other, showcasing French music in over 35 Canadian cities.

The mission: “To promote and spread French song.” Le Coup de coeur francophone defies distance and brings together the Francophone communities of Canada.
 This year, the ACFA Régionale de Lethbridge will host this event on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.

 Le Coup de coeur brings diversity to new communities and exposes audiences to new trends. For artists it is a unique opportunity to develop new audiences.

  This year Patrick Dunn, better known by his stage name Barobliq, will open the show with his original acoustic folk songs in both French and English. Dunn, a recipient of the Gala Albertain and Chantâ Ouest awards,  performed as a guest artist at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, so prepare yourself for an unique and amazing experience.

Marie-Phillipe Bergeron plays the ACFA Régionale de Lethbridge.  Photo submitted
The headlining artist, New Brunswick's Marie-Philippe Bergeron, will charm you with her colourful compositions. She will perform her debut album Le complexe du gameau, released in October 2010.

The winner of several awards, Bergeron transports her audience with captivating rhythms, surprising lyrics and a bit of humour. Come discover the music that she calls modernized retro pop.
This unifying event, considered a highlight of French musical performance in Canada, will take place Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at La Cité des Prairies, located at 2104 6th Avenue South, Lethbridge. Tickets are on sale now at La Cité des Prairies.

 — Submitted to L. A. Beat

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 November 2011 16:57 )  
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