Blog

Soirée karaoké and raclette

Zaz, Stromae (not that we’re biased or anything), Christine and the Queens, or Jean-Jacques Goldman- what are you planning to sing at this year’s karaoke event? Come join les Jeunes Cadres Dymaniques for an evening of French pop karaoké and a raclette buffet.  Space is limited to 30 guests, so

Read more

Fête des Rois

Do you have the post-holiday blues? AFMSP has you covered! January 6 marks the annual celebration of Fête des Rois (Feast of the Kings) at Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul. The holiday, which celebrates the Epiphany, has become a cultural tradition throughout France and other French speaking countries.

Read more

Fête d’Hiver 2016

It may have been cold outside, but it was warm here at the Alliance Française for the annual winter celebration of Fête d’Hiver. Fête d’Hiver featured events for the whole family including crafts, food, and there was even a surprise visit from Papa Noël! The traditional French holiday cake,

Read more

Happy Holidays from AFMSP!

Bonnes fêtes de fin d’année de la part de l’équipe à l’Alliance Française de Mpls/St. Paul ! As we near the end of 2016 and are celebrating with our loved ones, we at AF can’t help but feel immensely grateful for the support of our members both

Read more

AF classes will take place on Saturday, Dec 17.

In spite of the snowfall, AFMSP classes will take place as scheduled on Saturday, Dec 17.  Snow is expected to taper off over night which will allow for crews to clear roads.  Additionally, with the upcoming holidays, finding a make-up date would be too challenging.  Soyez prudent sur

Read more

Dumas de Demain, The French Literary Magazine

Dumas de Demain, Le Magazine Littéraire de Jeunesse est un site web créé pour que les jeunes écrivains puissent montrer au monde leurs talents. Vous pouvez nous envoyer des poèmes, des fables, des pièces de théâtre, des contes ou des bandes dessinés qui seront considérés pour être

Read more

Sing-Along Trans Atlantique avec Dan Chouinard

Saturday night was a great time as we hosted singer and writer Dan Chouinard. The Minnesota native led songs in both French and English to an audience eager to exercise their vocal cords. Chouinard surprised guests with his friend Josette Antomarchi and they entertained the crowd their humor

Read more

Stromae Concert Screening

Nov 4 was a special night as AFMSP hosted the screening of Stromae’s 2015 concert held at the Bell Centre in Montréal. Stromae fans spent the night singing and dancing to the Belgian superstar’s hit songs, including “Alors on Danse” while being charmed by Stromae’s French banterin between

Read more

Table Ronde: les Actualités de Patrick Modiano

Table Ronde was a success as we welcomed speakers from all over the US for the discussion of the works of French Nobel Peace Prize winner Patrick Modiano. Special guests included Lawrence Kritzman (Dartmouth College), Maxime Decout (Université de Lille), and Morgane Cadieu (Yale University). The discussion

Read more

JCD: Dégustation de Vin & Fromage

From Camembert to Chardonnay, the JCD Wine & Cheese Tasting was a success! The tasting, which was held at North Loop Wine and Spirits, showcased 5 different French wines presented by sommelier Manu Gallur. The event was held at the same time as the Annual Conference of

Read more
Page 2 of 712345...Last »