Events

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Annual Wine Raffle

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:00 am
Alliance Française 1519 Jackson Ave
Enter for a chance to win an incredible wine selection from the AFNO Board of Directors! Drawing will be held at the Gala on March 25th, but you do not need to be present to win. Participation is $5 per...
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Hermès Scarf Raffle

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:00 am
Alliance Française 1519 Jackson Ave
Back by popular demand to our Gala raffle is the AFNO Hermès Scarf Raffle.  This beautiful scarf features the iconic Palace of Versailles and has been brought back directly from France by our Executive...
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Hermès Men’s Tie Raffle

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:00 am
Alliance Française 1519 Jackson Ave
New addition to the 2017 Gala raffle! Purchase your tickets here for the chance to win an Hermès men's tie.  The raffle will be drawn at AFNO's Gala on March 25th.  Note that you need not be present to...
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Le Mois de la francophonie

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 09:00 am
New Orleans, LA
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Intermediate Book Club: Autorisation de pratiquer la course à pied de Franck Courtes

Saturday, March 11, 2017 01:00 pm
Alliance Française 1519 Jackson Avenue New Orleans, LA 70130
Intermediate Book Club: Autorisation de pratiquer la course à pied de Franck Courtes Les copains des maisons de campagne, un jeune homme confronté à la lâcheté, un père divorcé qui s'inscrit à un...
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Apéro Games Evening

Friday, March 17, 2017 06:30 pm
Alliance Française 1519 Jackson Avenue
Join us for an Apéro Games Evening - all in French! You’ll be playing favorites such as UNO, Times Up, Buzz It, and Speech.  All levels are welcome and the evening is free for both members and...
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Annual Gala: Un Bal Guinguette

Saturday, March 25, 2017 06:30 pm
St. Charles Ballroom Loyola University 6363 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA 70118
Join us for our Annual Gala, Un Bal Guinguette, on March 25, 2017 at the St. Charles Ballroom on the Loyola University Campus. You will be transported to the banks of the River Marne for a gourmet French...
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Festinema

Monday, March 27, 2017 12:00 am
Prytania Theatre 5339 Prytania St New Orleans, LA 70115
The Alliance Française is happy to announce the fourth annual Festinema, an educational francophone film festival for young audiences, enhanced with pre- and post-screening pedagogical materials for...
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MEET AND GREET the New Orleans Opera

Monday, March 27, 2017 06:00 am
We are proud to announce our partnership with the NEW ORLEANS OPERA! You don’t want to miss the opportunity to meet a eminent organization, and a great artist/great artists or the chance to win two...
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Ciné-Club: Les Malheurs de Sophie

Monday, March 27, 2017 07:00 pm
Les Malheurs de Sophie de Christophe Honoré France – 2016 Family/Comedy – 1h46min Monday, March 27, 2017  7 pm @ Café Istanbul All films are shown in French with English subtitles Watch...

Festinema Closing Film: Les Malheurs de Sophie

Friday, April 7, 2017 07:00 pm
Les Malheurs de Sophie de Christophe Honoré France – 2016 Family/Comedy – 1h46min Monday, March 27, 2017  7 pm @ Café Istanbul Friday, April 7, 2017 7 pm @ AFNO All films are shown in...
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Advanced Book-Club: Jacob, Jacob de Valérie Zenatti

Thursday, April 13, 2017 01:00 pm
Alliance Française 1519 Jackson Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130
Advanced Book-Club: Jacob, Jacob de Valérie Zenatti Au départ, il y a une simple photo : quatre copains fiérots posent en uniforme dans le port d’Alger en août 1944. Au milieu, on distingue un jeune...

Ciné-Club: La Bataille de Solferino

Monday, April 24, 2017 07:00 pm
La Bataille de Solférino de Justine Triet France – 2013 Drama/Comedy – 1h34min Monday, April 24, 2017 7pm @ Café Istanbul Friday, May 5, 2017 7pm @ AFNO (French Election Special) All films...

Advanced Book-Club: Le nœud de vipères de Francois Mauriac

Thursday, May 11, 2017 01:00 pm
Le Nœud de vipères est la confession épistolaire de Louis, homme de soixante-huit ans qui se considère comme un vieillard. Il voit sa famille, sa femme, ses enfants et petits-enfants, rôder autour de lui...

Intermediate Book Club: Dora Bruder de Patrick Modiano

Saturday, May 13, 2017 01:00 pm
Intermediate Book Club: Dora Bruder de Patrick Modiano Patrick Modiano opens Dora Bruder by explaining how in 1988 he stumbled across an ad in the personal columns of the New Year's Eve 1941 edition of...

Advanced Book-Club: Retour à Killybegs de Sorj Chalandon

Thursday, June 8, 2017 01:00 pm
Advanced Book-Club: Retour à Killybegs de Sorj Chalandon Maintenant que tout est découvert, ils vont parler à ma place. L'IRA, les Britanniques, ma famille, mes proches, des journalistes que je n'ai...
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Speak Easy at Oak

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 06:00 pm
Oak 8118 Oak Street New Orleans, LA 70118
Registration deadline: Monday, June 12th at 5pm or when full. This event is for 21+ only. Want to improve your French and/or English with native speakers? Or meet and network...

Advanced Book-Club: Au revoir là-haut de Pierre Lemaitre

Thursday, August 10, 2017 01:00 pm
Ils ont miraculeusement survécu au carnage de la Grande Guerre, aux horreurs des tranchées. Albert, un employé modeste qui a tout perdu, et Edouard, un artiste flamboyant devenu une «gueule cassée»,...