Louis Philippe to perform at Le Rencontre

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LEWISTON — Popular Maine entertainer Louis Philippe, will provide the entertainment at the next La Rencontre at L/A’s Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. La Rencontre (the gathering) is on Thursday, Sept. 14, starting at 11:25 a.m. The meal and program are open to the general public.

The cost of the meal and the program is $10 per person. Doors open at 10 a.m.

 Guests may contact the office for reservations at 783-1585.  E-mail reservations may be sent to boxoffice@francocenter.org.  All are welcome to attend this fun monthly meal and event, as seats remain open. The home-cooked meal is oven-fried chicken with rice pilaf and string beans, and strawberry shortcake for dessert. Parking is included in the price of the ticket.

 After the meal, Philippe will perform in both French and English, with a dash of humor thrown in.

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A Lewiston native now based in Portland, Philippe is the founder of Reindeer Records, a small, grass-roots label that continues to bring music, business experience and career exposures to entry-level artists. He has a number of CDs available, including “La Vie En Rose – A Tribute to Piaf” and “Father Frenchie comes to Lewiston.”   Several raffle prizes will be drawn at the end of the event.

The Gendron Franco Center is handicap accessible and is located on the corner of Cedar and Oxford streets in the “Little Canada” section of Lewiston, just across the Bernard Lown Peace Bridge from New Auburn.

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