Events

NAPOLEON

Documentary screening: Napoleon vs Napoleon

Thursday, January 24, 2019 07:00 pm
Join us for a documentary/ film screening with Q and A: Napoleon vs Napoleon The film follows 2 Napoleonic War Reenactors preparing for and participating in the 2015 Battle For Waterloo Bicentennial in...
Feb 2019 pause cafe

Pause Café

Thursday, February 14, 2019 09:15 am
Join us for our next Pause Café and come enjoy some pains aux raisins with a cup of coffee. Please sign up here Location: Alliance Française de Pasadena    NOT A MEMBER YET ? SIGN UP HERE TO...
asterix

Conférence: L’humour français via Asterix

Friday, February 22, 2019 07:00 pm
Discover "l'esprit français" through the world of Asterix and its Gallic humor. This legendary comic book which has been a cultural heritage for the last 60 years will give you new insight about the French...
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Art exhibition: Anatomie Végétale

Friday, March 1, 2019 09:15 am
To celebrate the month of francophonie you are invited to Anatomie Végétale de Marthe Aponte:   Curated by Valérie Daval Exhibition continues until March 29, 2019-Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm and...
brioche

Pause Café

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 09:15 am
Join us for our next Pause Café to enjoy some freshly baked buttery brioche with a cup of coffee! Yum! Please sign up here  $5 per person Location: Alliance Française de Pasadena  NOT A MEMBER YET...
Paul Martin

DEJEUNER

Friday, March 15, 2019 12:00 pm
Next déjeuner is on March 15 at Paul Martin's American Grill, 455 S Lake Ave Suite 102, Pasadena, Contact Marie-Claire for a mandatory reservation. Lunch starts at noon sharp. CASH ONLY- NO...
la disparition

Book Club

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 01:00 pm
The book for the month of March, 2019  will be "La disparition de Stephanie Mailer" de Joel Dicker The book club meets every third Tuesday of each month at 1pm. For more information, please...
dictee

Soirée Dictées

Thursday, March 21, 2019 06:00 pm
Put your French to the test with this special soirée dictée! There will be 2 dictées: one for beginners from 6pm to 7:30pm and one for intermediates from 7:30pm to 9pm. Sign up here and please specify...
brio

Soirée cinéma

Friday, March 29, 2019 07:00 pm
Ready to laugh? Join us for a movie night in French. The featured movie will be "Le Brio", a French comedy. In French with English subtitles $5 for members/$10 for non members Please sign up...
heure verte

Heure verte: A special time to enjoy a French drink and food

Sunday, April 7, 2019 05:00 pm
Want to end the weekend on a happy note? Join us for l’heure verte: the green hour, better known as Happy Hour! During the Belle Epoque, absinthe was a popular drink in bars, cafés and cabarets....
pausecafe avril

Pause café

Thursday, April 11, 2019 09:15 am
Join us for our next Pause Café to enjoy some freshly baked baguette with butter and jam... delicious! Please sign up here  $5 per person Location: Alliance Française de Pasadena  NOT A MEMBER YET...
jalouse

Soirée cinéma

Friday, April 12, 2019 07:00 pm
Join us for a soirée cinéma. Our featured movie is "Jalouse", a comedy/drama $5 for members/$10 for non members Please sign...
a l'abri

Book club

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 01:00 pm
The book for the month of April, 2019  will be "A l'abri de rien" Olivier Adam The book club meets every third Tuesday of each month at 1pm. For more information, please contact Sylvie Free for...
changs garden

DEJEUNER

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:00 pm
Next déjeuner is on April 17 at Chang's Garden,  627 W Duarte Rd., Arcadia Contact Marie-Claire for a mandatory reservation. Lunch starts at noon sharp. CASH ONLY- NO EXCEPTIONS   NOT A MEMBER...
Proust

Book presentation: Proust au Noir/Proust in Black: Los Angeles, A proustian fiction

Friday, April 26, 2019 07:00 pm
Join us for a book presentation: Proust au Noir/Proust in Black: Los Angeles, A proustian fiction by Fanny Daubigny What remains of Proust's monumental novel In Search of Lost Time a century after its...
scrabble 2019

Scrabble night

Thursday, May 2, 2019 07:00 pm
Looking for a little challenge and some fun in French?  Join us for a Scrabble night on May 2! $5 due at the door     Sign up here NOT A MEMBER YET ? SIGN UP HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER AND  START...
heure verte

Heure Verte

Sunday, May 5, 2019 05:00 pm
Want to end the weekend on a happy note? Join us for l’heure verte: the green hour, better known as Happy Hour! During the Belle Epoque, absinthe was a popular drink in bars, cafés and cabarets....
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Pause Café

Thursday, May 9, 2019 09:15 am
Join us for our next Pause Café and enjoy a pain au chocolat, France's favorite viennoiserie with a cup of coffee donated by Jones Coffee! Please sign up here  $5 per person Location: Alliance...
jazz cat

Déjeuner

Friday, May 17, 2019 12:00 pm
Next déjeuner is on May 17 at Jazz Cat,  121 Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776 Contact Marie-Claire for a mandatory reservation. Lunch starts at noon sharp. CASH ONLY- NO EXCEPTIONS   NOT A...
moderato

Book Club

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 01:00 pm
The book for the month of May, 2019  is "Moderato cantabile" de Marguerite Duras The book club meets every third Tuesday of each month at 1pm. For more information, please contact Sylvie Free for...
louvre

Lecture: The Louvre Museum

Thursday, May 23, 2019 07:00 pm
Peter McDowell, Director of Development of American Friends of the Louvre, will lead an entertaining and educational discussion about the venerable Louvre Museum and about its American support...
heure verte

Heure verte

Sunday, June 2, 2019 05:00 pm
Want to end the weekend on a happy note? Join us for l’heure verte: the green hour, better known as Happy Hour! During the Belle Epoque, absinthe was a popular drink in bars, cafés and cabarets....
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Lecture: Why LA? Pourquoi Paris? an artistic pairing of two iconic cities

Thursday, June 6, 2019 07:00 pm
This book is about Paris and Los Angeles – the mixing and pairing of yesterday and today, the monumental and commonplace the Landmarks, Culture People coming together through Illustrations to tell the...
pause cafe pain au raisin

Pause Café

Thursday, June 13, 2019 09:30 am
Join us for our next Pause Café and enjoy a pain au raisin with a cup of coffee donated by Jones Coffee! Please sign up here  $5 per person Location: Alliance Française de Pasadena NOT A MEMBER...
seasoning alley

Déjeuner

Friday, June 14, 2019 12:00 pm
Déjeuner on June 14 at Seasoning Alley,  2849, 342 S Myrtle Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016 Contact Marie-Claire for a mandatory reservation. Lunch starts at noon sharp. CASH ONLY- NO...
l'africain

Book club

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 01:00 pm
The book for the month of June, 2019  is "L'Africain" de Le Clézio The book club meets every third Tuesday of each month at 1pm. For more information, please contact Sylvie Free for members| $2...
landscapekaraoké

Soirée Karaoke in French

Friday, June 21, 2019 07:00 pm
Let's celebrate June 21st, the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer with music and singing! Send us the YouTube link with the music and words only (no singing) of your favorite French...
NORTON SIMON

SPECIAL EVENT: An exclusive French morning at the Norton Simon Museum

Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:00 am
The Norton Simon will exceptionally open its doors to the Alliance Française de Pasadena at 10am before it opens to the general public. Join us for this special private tour and experience French art...
heure verte

Heure verte

Sunday, July 7, 2019 05:00 pm
Want to end the weekend on a happy note? Join us for l’heure verte: the green hour, better known as Happy Hour! During the Belle Epoque, absinthe was a popular drink in bars, cafés and cabarets....
bistro de la gare

Déjeuner

Sunday, July 14, 2019 12:00 pm
Let's celebrate BASTILLE DAY with a French déjeuner on July 14 at Bistro de la Gare,  921 Meridian Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030 Contact Marie-Claire for a mandatory reservation. Lunch starts at noon...
heure verte

Heure verte

Sunday, August 4, 2019 05:00 pm
Want to end the weekend on a happy note? Join us for l’heure verte: the green hour, better known as Happy Hour! During the Belle Epoque, absinthe was a popular drink in bars, cafés and cabarets....