French-American Community – June 2018 [fr]
Discover French and French-language events happening around the U.S. Southeast this June. Our partners the Alliance Française, the French-American Chamber of Commerce and various other associations offer an exceptional showcase of France in our region. Mark your calendars!
Truffaut, Varga, Godard… the Alliance Française will talk about the classic New Wave directors as well as their films, influences, and everything else that “floats your boat“ concerning the New Wave film movement.
For more information, click here.
Join the Alliance Française of Columbia for a drink and French conversation during its monthly happy hour at Arabesque on Devine, which is open to speakers of all levels For more information, click here.
Join the Aliance Française of Memphis’ book club discussion on “Rodin’s Lover: A Novel” about Auguste Rodin and his life, by Heather Webb. The discussion is free to Dixon Gallery members; nonmembers must pay entrance to the gallery. For more information, click here.
Join the Alliance Française of Memphis for a book club discussion on "La tête en friche" by Marie-Sabine Roger.For more information, click here.
Enjoy a French-language film with others from the Alliance Française. This is an adults-only event. Please check the website as the screening location is sometimes subject to move. For more information, click here.
Alliance Française of Nashville members gather with other French speakers the first and third Thursday of the month for a casual happy hour at Table 3 restaurant.
For more information, click here.
The last Friday of each month the Alliance Française of Nashville invites historians, artists, wine experts, distinguished foreign guests, and a variety of other fascinating people to be the presenters at its monthly soirée. Each member or guest brings a favorite dish to serve eight to ten people and a bottle of wine to share. For more information, click here.
Join the Alliance Française of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill’s casual choir for an hour of French singing in an apéro setting! The event, which is put on in partnership with L’École French School of Raleigh, is open to everyone and all level of French. For more information, click here.
In the backyard of Maison de France
May 21 | 6:00 p.m. | Raleigh
To replace our weekly Apero’Sing, come celebrate la Fête de la Musique with the Alliance Française and L’Ecole. Bring your voice, musical instruments, and, if you feel like it, a picnic material to honour the Summer Solstice. For more information, click here.
Current and aspiring members are welcome at this monthly morning coffee, an occasion to get to know each other and as always practice speaking French. This event is open to all, and is in the potluck spirit, so bring something to nibble on – crepes, a cake or something unique. Tea and coffee is provided by The Alliance Française. For more information, click here.
France will play Peru during the Group Phase of the World Cup on June 21. For this special occasion, the FACC invites you to gather at The Brass Tap, a sports bar owned by Frenchman Samy Onsi. The event is FREE but registration will get you special discounts, such as discounted Carlberg, $8 pizza, and 15% off if you’re wearing the French jersey. For more information, click here.
Finally, don’t miss weekly/monthly Meetups:
Les Samedis Français
Every Saturday in June | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Atlanta
Meet with members of Les Samedis Français every Saturday for tantalizing French conversation at the Perimeter La Madeleine Bakery and Café (1165 Perimeter Center West, Suite 330).
For more information email Kathy.
Meetup Conversation Française à Charleston
Every Saturday in June | 3:00 p.m. | Charleston
Meet up with other francophones and francophiles at Saffron Café & Bakery each Saturday in May.
For more information click here.
Atlanta French Language Meetup Group
June 18th | 7:00 p.m. | Atlanta
The Atlanta French Language Meetup Group presents this excellent opportunity to mix with other francophones—natives and non-natives alike. Enjoy a drink and good company at Après Diem. For more information, click here.