Calendar of Events

Friday, March 13, 2015

Author Timothy Williams on the French West Indies


Author Timothy Williams will speak at the Alliance’s Kamm House on March 13th at 6:15 pm. Born in London in 1946, Williams fell under the spell of the French West Indies when he saw Truffaut’s La Sirène du Mississippi. (more…)

Friday, March 6, 2015

Historian Joseph Bohling Speaks on Terroir in France


Joseph Bohling, Assistant Professor of History at PSU, will present the real story behind the rise of terroir in post-World War II France. (more…)

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Montreal’s Les 7 Doigts de la Main Perform in Portland


Alliance members and friends will enjoy Séquence 8, the upcoming March shows from Les 7 Doigts de la Main, a circus troupe from Montreal, presented in Portland by White Bird Dance. (more…)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Blazers French Night: Tickets Available

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The tradition of the French night at the Blazers continues in this next basketball season — the 7th annual French Night at the Moda Center will be on Wednesday, February 25 at 7:30 pm. (more…)

Thursday, February 19, 2015

French-American Business Networking – Feb. 19


Jack Cowan is the head of the French American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest (click here for the nonprofit’s website). (more…)

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

How Good Is Your French? Find Out!


Alliance students are always keen to improve their French, and to that end, it’s useful to have concrete ways to measure progress. (more…)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

French Films & Shorts at PIFF


The 38th Annual Portland International Film Festival will run from Feb. 5-21 and will feature films at 8 venues in the Portland area. (more…)

Saturday, January 31, 2015

 Siri Vik Performance on Oregon coast


The Lincoln City Cultural Center on the Oregon coast will present Siri Vik in a French cabaret-style tribute to Edith Piaf, Jacques Bel and others, on Saturday, Jan. 31. (more…)

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Jet Black Pearl at Vie de Bohème


International singer-songwriter Jet Black Pearl will perform at Vie de Bohème (1530 SE 7th Ave.) in SE Portland on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 8pm. (more…)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Doni Belau on Paris Cocktails CANCELLED


Doni Belau, founder of the popular website Girls Guide to Paris with over 1,000,000 readers, has just released a book called Paris Cocktails about the new craft cocktail movement in Paris with recipes, bar reviews, French party ideas and more. (more…)

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