French-American Community – April 2018 [fr]

Discover French and French-language events happening around the U.S. Southeast this April. Our partners Alliance Française, the French-American Chamber of Commerce and various other associations offer an exceptional showcase of France in our region. Mark your calendars!

JPEG Café Rencontre
April 7 | 10 a.m. | Charlotte

The Alliance Française of Charlotte has organized a French conversation meeting for members and nonmembers alike to practice French. Join them at La Madeleine French Bakery & Café at 10224 Perimeter Pkwy.
For more information, click here.

JPEG 2018 International Film Festival
March 12 - April 6 | Charlotte

The Alliance Française of Charlotte cordially invites you to this film festival and related special events, which are free and open to the public. All films are subtitled.
For more information, click here

JPEG Pétanque
April 21 | 1 p.m. | Charlotte

Join the Alliance Français of Charlotte for an afternoon of France’s favorite pastime: Pétanque! Participants meet at Nevin Community Park.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Ciné Club
April 13 | 7 p.m. | Charleston

Join fellow francophiles for an evening viewing of 2017 film "Les Gardiennes" ("The Guardians") at the MUSC Basic Science Building Auditorium.
For more information, click here.

JPEG "Candide ou l’optimisme"
April 18, 20 | 8 p.m. | Columbia

Attend a French-language performance by 14 undergraduate comédiens as part of this special evening of comedy and theater.
For more information, click here.

JPEG A Young Frenchman under German Forced Labor 1943-45
April 10 | 7 p.m. | Columbia

Charles Combier was among the 600,000 young Frenchmen who were deported in 1943 by the Vichy government to provide the Nazi regime with manpower to replace the German workers sent to fight in the war. Listen as he shares his amazing story with the Alliance Française de Columbia.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Annual Spring Pique-nique & Pétanque
April 29 | 12 p.m. | Columbia

Bring a dish and a bottle to share for an afternoon of pétanque at Saluda Shoals Park.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Dîner du Mois
April 2 | 6:30 p.m. | Jackson

Join members for dinner and conversation at Biaggi’s. French and English are welcome at the monthly dinners.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Museum visit
April 7 | 11 a.m. | Jackson

AFJ members will guide participants through a visit of the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
For more information, click here

JPEG Cyrille Aimée concert
April 14 | 8 p.m. | Memphis

Join the Alliance Française de Memphis at the GPAC for a jazz concert like no other with French-Dominican vocalist Cyrille Aimée.
For more information, click here

JPEG Cyrille Aimée concert
April 14 | 8 p.m. | Memphis

Join the Alliance Française de Memphis at the GPAC for a jazz concert like no other with French-Dominican vocalist Cyrille Aimée.
For more information, click here

JPEG Cercle de Conversation
April 7, 14, 21, 28 | 11 a.m. | Nashville

French speakers of every level get together in an informal group setting at the Alliance Française of Nashville to discuss a variety of topics.
For more information, click here.

JPEG French Happy Hour
April 5, 19 | 4:30 p.m. | Nashville

Alliance Français 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.

JPEG Cercle de Lecture
April 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Nashville

Take part in an all-French discussion of French language book "Une extrême amitié de Henri Troyat."
For more information, click here.

JPEG Cercle de Convivialité
April 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Raleigh

This informal occasion allows participants to socialize around food, drinks and French conversation at a member’s home. French speaking ability may vary greatly, from beginner to native speaker.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Atelier Macarons
April 26 | 9:30 a.m. | Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill

Learn the secrets of how to make authentic homemade French macaroons. $60 for members, $70 for non-members.
For more information, click here.

JPEG Atelier Parfum
April 29 | 2:00 p.m. | Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill

A scent artist will provide an overview of fine fragrance and each participant will make their own scent. $60 for members, $70 for non-members.
For more information, click here.

JPEGPower of Language/Global Business session
April 10 | 5:00 p.m. | Atlanta

FACC Atlanta is offering a rare opportunity to get an insider’s practical tips on how to become an informed translation consumer.
For more information, click here

JPEGBrexit presentation
April 13 | 7:00 p.m. | Chattanooga

Atlanta’s FACC chapter hosts an evening with Eric Kruger, economist and cross-cultural consultant, who will discuss Brexit and how it will affect France and the rest of Europe.
For more information, click here

JPEGWomen’s Series 5th Anniversary Celebration
April 30 | 6:00 p.m. | Atlanta

The Belgian, French, Netherlands and German American Chambers of Commerce as well as the British American Business Council and the Japan-America Society of Georgia are hosting this unique opportunity to get to know some of the series’ past speakers, loyal attendees and fantastic partners.
For more information, click here

Finally, don’t miss weekly/monthly Meetups:

JPEGMeetup Conversation Française
Each Saturday | 3. p.m | Charleston

Every Saturday in April meet up with other francophones and francophiles at Saffron Café & Bakery.
For more information click here

JPEG Atlanta French Language Meetup Group
April 16 | 7 p.m. | Atlanta

The Atlanta French Language Meetup Group presents this excellent opportunity to mix with other francophones—natives et non-natives alike. Enjoy a drink and good company at Après Diem. For more information, send an email to Dave

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