Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘alliance française’


Beaujolais Nouveau Karaoke

Beaujolais Nouveau Karaoke
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Cette semaine, nous sommes tous français. This week, we are all French. We must forget/Yes, we can forget/All that’s flown beyond/Let’s forget the time/The misunderstandings/And the wasted time. (“Ne Me Quitte Pas,” Jacques Brel) To emphasize this bond with our brethren across the Atlantic and simply to have a good time, Alliance Française de Pasadena […]

Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois

It appears that cake is a draw. All the way back to the 14th century, galette des rois was made to “draw the kings” or the three Magi to the baby Jesus, an event considered one aspect of the Epiphany, and marking the end of Christmastide and the Twelve Days of Christmas. Parisians traditionally serve […]

Art Night 2013

Art Night 2013

Born in Normandy and having spent her childhood years in Limousin and Brittany, artist Valérie Daval now calls Pasadena home. “A unique color and gesture spring from each of us,” she states. Her works can be as large as 9 by 13 feet or as small as 4 by 8 inches, but they all seem to […]

What French Women Know

What French Women Know

One of life’s greatest mysteries: What do French women know that makes them so much cooler than everybody else? According to Debra Ollivier, author of the Los Angeles Times bestseller What French Women Know: About Love, Sex, and Other Matters of the Heart and Mind, it has nothing to do with food, or fashion, or […]

The French in Young America

The French in Young America

Looking to brush up on your history and your French at the same time? A lecture this Friday at the Alliance Française de Pasadena will help you with both. Lucien Laude, besides being a professor at USC’s Doheny Eye Institute and a patent holder on “NANOSCALE SURFACE ACTIVATION OF SILICONE VIA LASER PROCESSING,” has a […]

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