French-American Community – September 2018 [fr]
Discover French and French-language events happening around the U.S. Southeast this September. 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!
Art Opening With Françoise Harper
September 7 | 7:00 p.m. | Atlanta
Enjoy the work of full-time pastel artist Françoise Harper, whose work aims to show "some characteristics of our usual world, of our routine, or focusing on the intriguing aspects of life." For more information, click here.
Movie Night: "Les Grands Esprits"
September 11 | 6:30 p.m. | Atlanta
Join the Alliance Française of Atlanta for a screening of "Les Grands Esprits" for a charming tale about a teacher and student from the opposite ends of the social and academic spectrum. For more information, click here.
French Wine Tasting
September 14 | 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. | Atlanta
Come for the eight different Burgundy wines — stay for the French vocabulary and cheese. Wines are provided by Avant Partir imports. For more information, click here.
September 4 | 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. | Charleston
Participants in the Cercle Littéraire meet every month to discuss a classic or contemporary francophone book. September’s selection is: "Les Âmes Grises" by Philippe Claudel. For more information, click here.
September 14 | 7:00 p.m. | Charleston
Enjoy the French film "Ange et Gabrielle" a romantic comedy centered around a teenage pregnancy and two adults who fall in love because of it. For more information, click here.
The Charlotte Annual Méchoui
September 16 | 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Charlotte
Chef Charles will prepare a roast lamb, ratatouille and other delicious side dishes as part of this family event with activities for children and adults. A dessert contest will also be part of the fun. For more information, click here.
Le Club Théâtre organizational meeting [French]
September 6 | 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. | Columbia
Since 2007, Alliance Française of Columbia members interested in theatre have staged classics of the French stage and original works in French. Readings and rehearsals generally run from late summer until the February performance. This meeting is for individuals interested in playing a role and/or providing technical assistance. For more information, click here.
September 19 | 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. | Columbia
Join members of Columbia’s Aliance Française and francophone community at Arabesque on Devine Street. For more information, click here.
Groupe de Conversation
September 12 | 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. | Columbia
Enjoy an hour of French conversation with fellow francophones and
francophiles at the Aristocrat on Washington Street. For more
information, click here.
La Table de Conversation Française
September 10 | 6:30 p.m. | Memphis
Converse in French with members of the Memphis Alliance Française at
Libro restaurant, located in the Novel bookstore. For more
information, click here.
French Happy Hour
September 6, 20 | 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. | Nashville
Join this small group of French speakers on the first and third
Thursday of every month at Table 3 restaurant. For more information,
Cercle de Conversation
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Nashville
AFN members, of any level of French, are encouraged to practice and improve in a supportive environment at the AFN Resource Center. For more information, click here.
September 28 | 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. | Nashville
The last Friday of each month Nashville’s Alliance Française members and guests meet for an entertaining and informative evening with historians, artists, wine experts, distinguished foreign guests or a variety of other fascinating people. For more information. click here.
Paintings of Bernadette Morris
September 6 | 7:00 p.m. | Raleigh
A new exposition featuring the works of Bernadette Morris is on display at the Alliance Française at the Maison de France in Raleigh. Morris, a Franco-American and longtime Carolinian, paints scenes from France and other locales. This event will be an opportunity to meet and enjoy a drink with Alliance members and the local francophone community while talking about upcoming and recent events. For more information, click here.
Annual Networking Reception 2018
September 5 | 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. | Atlanta
The French-American Chamber of Commerce - Atlanta Southeast invites those interested to its Annual Networking Reception at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Atlanta. Join the FACC as they welcome and introduce new members who joined the organization in 2018! For more information, click here.
19th Women’s Series: Cyber Security Risks
September 20 | 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. | Atlanta
The Women’s Series is comprised of quarterly business events for professional women in the Atlanta international community. During this session a three-woman panel will discuss cyber security risks that could affect anyone and provide insight on how to manage those threats. For more information, click here.
Finally, don’t miss weekly/monthly Meetups:
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Atlanta
Join this group of devoted French-speakers any or every Saturday of the month at the Perimeter La Madeleine Restaurant (1165 Perimeter Center West, Suite 330, Atlanta). For more information, email Kathy.
The Atlanta French Language Meetup Group
September 17 | 7:00 p.m. | Atlanta
Mix with other francophones — natives and non-natives alike – over a drink at the Atlanta French Language Meetup Group at Après Diem. For more information, click here.
Conversation Française à Charleston!
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 3:00 p.m. | Charleston
Meet with other francophones and francophiles at Saffron Café & Bakery each Saturday in September. For more information click here.