For more information about these events, please email Lise van Stolk, Alliance president, at: email@example.com.
Members! Please watch for additional details about upcoming events in our newsletter, Le Petit Journal
La Table Française - Monday, January 9 - 6:30pm - Our final time to meet at Booksellers Bistro
"David Malkin - Selected Paintings 1965 - 1995" - January 13 - February 15 - ," New School of Paris abstract artwork; Opening Reception and Presentation by Shira Malkin (AFM member, daughter of late artist), Jan. 13, 6-9 pm. Guided tour Sat., Jan. 28, 2-3 pm.
"The School of Paris" art movement - Tuesdays, January 17, 24, 31 - 5:30-7:30pm - Rhodes Meeman Center - Course taught by Shira Malkin, includes visit to Jay Etkin Gallery to discuss work of her late father, David Malkin.
Tirage des Rois - Sunday, January 22 - 6:00pm - Pickering Center
“Berthe Morisot, First Lady of Impressionism”– Wednesday, January 25 - Noon. Munch and Learn, Dixon Gallery, by Pamela Nunn, Hohenberg Chair of Excellence in Art History at UofM. Bring lunch or buy at Dixon café. Free for Dixon members; $5 for non-members.
International Blues Showcase - January 31 – February 4 – Venues on Beale St. Competition rounds Feb. 1-3. Finalists perform at Orpheum Theatre Feb. 4.
U of M Tournées Festival 2017 - February 7, 9, 13, 16, 21, 23 - 7pm - University Auditorium
Feb. 7 – La cour de Babel
Feb. 9 – Qu’Allah bénisse la France
Feb. 13 – Dans la cour
Feb. 16 – Le bouton de nacre
Feb. 21 – Chocolat
Feb. 23 – Loin des hommes
La Table Française - Monday, February 6 - 6:30pm - TBD
Uof M Language Fair for area high school students - Wednesday, April 1
“Scent and Symbolism: Perfumed Objects and Images” - April 6 – July 2 – Exhibition: Dixon Gallery and Gardens.
Nous espérons vous voir bientôt!
Les Célébrations de Fin d’Année à travers la Francophonie – Thursday, December 1 – 7pm – Lausanne Collegiate School
La Table Française – Monday, December 5 - 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
IRIS Orchestra Concert – Sunday, December 11 - 2pm – GPAC
Munch and Learn – Wednesday, December 21 - Noon to 1pm – Dixon Gallery (AFM member Dr. Will Thompson presents on his translation of Hugo Dixon's WWI diaries)
Fall Leaves and Found Nature - Tuesdays, November 2, 9, 16, 30 - 1:30pm to 4pm - Dixon Gallery (AFM member Sally Markel, Instructor)
The Marriage of Figaro - Friday and Saturday, November 4, 5 - 7:30pm - GPAC (AFM member Marie-Stéphane as Marcellina)
La Table Française - Monday, November 7 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
La Grande Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau - Saturday, November 19 - 6pm - Trezevant Manor
La Table Française - Monday, October 3 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
“Grace Notes” – Thursday, October 6 – Dinner & rehearsal with IRIS Musicians – GPAC
“IRIS in Bloom” – Sunday, October 9 – IRIS Orchestra concert – 2pm- GPAC
“Le Parisiennes”: A Lecture by Anne Sebba – Saturday, October 22 – 10:30am- – Auditorium, Brooks Museum of Art
Paris Myths & Reality - Wednesdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5 – Class by Prof. Shira Malkin- 5:30-7:30pm – Meeman Center at Rhodes
Botanical Art in Watercolor Class: Pumpkins – Wednesday, September 7 – Class by Sally Markell –1:30-4pm -- Dixon Gallery
La Table Française - Monday, September 12 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro (NOTE DATE CHANGE due to Labor Day holiday!!)
Tour of Henri Guérard Exhibit – Thursday, September 15 – 6:30pm – Catmur Foyer, Dixon
La Soirée de la Rentrée - Sunday, September 18 - 6pm - Siena Hall, St. Agnes Academy
Henri Guérard and the Phenomenon of the Artist's Fan - Dixon Galleries
In observance of "Les Grandes Vacances", there are NO events scheduled for the month of August.
AFM Board Meeting - Thursday, August 18 - 7pm -
French Caricature and Social Critique in the 19th Century - Wednesday, July 6 - 12 Noon - Dixon Galleries
AFM Board Meeting - Thursday, July 7 - 7pm -
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean in 3D - Pink Palace
La Table Française - Monday, July 11 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro (NOTE DATE CHANGE due to July 4th holiday!!)
La Fête Nationale/Bastille Day Picnic - Thursday, July 14 - 6-9pm - Pickering Center, Germantown
Henri Guérard and the Phenomenon of the Artist's Fan - Beginning July 31 - Dixon Galleries
La Table Française - Monday, June 6 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
Happy Hour – Tuesday, June 14 – 5:30-7pm – Restaurant Ecco
The Impressionist Provenance, Munch and Learn Lecture– Wednesday, June 22– Noon – Dixon Galleries
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean in 3D - Opens June 25 at the Pink Palace
La Table Française - Monday, May 2 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
AFM Book Discussion “Le Chapeau de Mitterand” – Tuesday May 10 – 7pm chez les Jones
Alliance Française Art Show - April 1-24 - Gallery of St. George's Episcopal Church, Germantown
Foreign Language Fair – Saturday, April 2 – University of Memphis
Midtown Opera Festival’s “L’Heure Espagnole” with Marie Stéphane Bernard - Saturdays April 2 & 9 – Playhouse on the Square(see www.operamemphis.org for details and for ticket info)
La Table Française - Monday, April 4 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
Midtown Opera Festival's "April in Paris" with Marie Stéphane Bernard - Wednesday, April 6 - 7 pm - Playhouse on the Square
Alliance Française Art Show Opening Reception- Friday, April 8, 6-8pm - Gallery of St. George's Episcopal Church, Germantown
"Nature and Technology in Paris's Waterscape" – Wednesday, March 2 - 6:00 PM - Blount Auditorium at Rhodes College
Soirée Jeux - Thursday, March 3 - 7pm - Chez les van Stolk
La Table Française - Monday, March 7 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
Rolling on the Rhone – Friday, March 11 – 7pm – Chez les Price (for those who bid on this item at La Grande Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau)
La Table Française - Monday, February 2 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
Tournées Festival – Through Wednesday, Feb. 10 – Blount Auditorium at Rhodes College.
La Table Française - Monday, January 4 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
Le Tirage des Rois – Sunday, Jan. 24 – 6:30pm - Pickering Center, 7771 Poplar Pike Germantown 38138
Tournées Festival – Tuesday Jan. 26- Wednesday Feb. 10 – Blount Auditorium at Rhodes College. Opening reception, January 26.
International Blues Challenge - Tuesday, January 26-Saturday, January 30. There will be French participants this year.
Surprise de Noël - Monday, December 7 - 7:00pm
Le Groupe Dîner – Sunday, November 1 – ?pm - Co-hosted by T. & R. Dalle/E. Thrush/D. Hunt
La Table Française - Monday, November 2 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
La Grande Fête du Beaujolais Nouveau & Silent Auction & Photography Contest - Saturday, November 21 - 7:00pm - Trezevant Manor
Le Groupe Dîner – Friday, October 3 – 7pm - Hosted by Robert Burns
La Table Française - Monday, October 5 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
Annual Meeting Federation of Alliances Françaises - October 29-31 - San Francisco
La Table Française - Monday, September 7 – 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro - Cancelled
Le Petit Prince - Saturday, September 12 - 6:30pm Activities, 8pm Performance - Memphis Botanic Garden
Soirée de la Rentrée - Sunday, September 20 - 6:00pm - with presentation by Joe Royer - Chez Liz and Reuben Simonian
Paris in Memphis - Wednesday, September 23 - 8:00pm - Concert by Marie Stéphane Bernard - River Hall at River Inn
In observance of the French tradition “les grandes vacances” there were no scheduled activities in August.
La Table Française - Monday, July 6 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bristo
Bastille Day Picnic – Sunday, July 12 - 5-8pm Johnson Road Park Germantown
La Table Française – Monday, June 1 - 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
Book Club Meeting for “Le Collier Rouge” – Thursday, June 4 -7:00pm - Please see newsletter for location details.
Groupe Dîner – Saturday, June 13 –7pm
La Table Française – Monday, May 4 - 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
Célébrons le Français - Tuesday, May 5 - 7pm - St. Agnes
La Table Française - Monday, April 6 - 6:30pm - Booksellers Bistro
"Les Mamelles de Tiresias" - Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 18 - 8pm - by Francis Poulenc performed by Opera Memphis at Playhouse on the Square (www.operamemphis.org)
Midtown Opera Festival
AFM Concours de Français - Monday, April 20 - 3:30-5:30pm - St. Agnes
Olivier Latry, Organist Notre Dame Paris - Tuesday, April 21 - St. John's Episcopal Church
UNESCO International Jazz Day in Paris - Thursday, April 30 - www.jazzday.com
La Table Française – Monday, March 2 - 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
Soirée Jeux – Thursday, March 10 - 7pm - Please see newsletter for location details.
Groupe Dîner – Saturday, March 14 –7pm
Journée Internationale de la Francophonie – Friday, March 20 – www.20mars.francophonie.org
University of Memphis language Fair - Saturday, March 28 – 9am-3pm – University Center
Happy Hour - Monday, March 30 - 5:30pm - Le Chardonnay
La Table Française – Monday, Feb. 2 - 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
Tournées Festival – Wednesday Feb. 4, Tuesday Feb. 10 - 7pm and Wednesday Feb. 11 - 6:30pm with closing reception prior to film – Rhodes College, Buckman Auditorium. For more details on the films please visit: www.rhodes.edu/tournees
"Pilot Error" - Wednesday, Feb. 4 and Thursday, Feb. 5 - 5pm & 7:30pm - Ridgeway Cinema Grille. A special presentation and screening of the story behind the investigation of the Air France flight which disappeared en-route from Brazil to France.
Chocolate Tasting & Wine Pairing – Thursday, Feb. 5 – 7:30pm - Phillip Ashley Chocolates
AFM Board Meeting - Sunday, Feb. 8 - 3:30pm - Please see newsletter for location details.
La Table Française – Monday, Jan. 5 -- 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
AFM Board meeting – Saturday, Jan. 10 – 6:30am (yes, that's AM!)
Tirage des Rois – Sunday, Jan. 18 – 7:00pm – CANCELLED!
La Table Française – Monday December 1 -- 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
Tour of Rodin, Tissot, Daumier & Forain – Thursday, Dec. 18 – 6:30pm – Dixon Galleries
La Table Française – Monday Nov. 3 - 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
UofM French Film Series – Monday, Nov. 3 to Tuesday, Nov. 11 – 7pm – Psych. Auditorium
French Gothic Architectural Sculpture – Wednesday, Nov. 12 – Noon – Dixon Gallery & Gardens
Rodin: The Gates of Hell – Friday, Nov. 21 – Noon - Dixon Gallery & Gardens
La Grande Fête du Beaujolais Nouveau & Silent Auction & Photography display- Saturday Nov. 22 -7:00pm – Trezevant Manor
An Evening of Paris Jazz – Wednesday Oct. 1 – 6:00pm – Lecture by Prof. Jeffery Jackson and live music by Le Tumulte Noir, Hardie Auditorium, Rhodes College
La Table Française – Monday Oct. 6 - 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
Annual Meeting Federation of Alliances Françaises - October 23-25 – Washington DC
La Table Française – Tuesday Sept. 2 - 6:30pm – Booksellers Bistro
Paris in the Jazz Age – Mondays Sept 8,15,22,29 – 5:30-7:30pm -- Classes with Prof. Jeffrey Jackson at Meeman Center, Rhodes College
Soirée de la Rentrée – Sunday Sept. 21 - 6:00 pm – Kimbrough Woods Clubhouse
In observation of les grandes vacances there were no scheduled events this month.
Sunday, July 13 – Bastille Day Picnic – 5-8pm Johnson Road Park Germantown
Monday, June 2 - La Table Française – 6:30pm
Saturday, June 7 – Wine tasting and Wine Label design contest
Monday, May 5 – La Table Française – 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 6 - Célébrons le Français -- 7pm St. Agnes Academy
Monday, April 7 - La Table Française – 6:30pm
Saturday, April 12 - Dinner Group
Sunday, April 27 - Cercle Lecture/Book Club meeting on Jean Diwo's "La Calèche" - 7pm