ART EXPO OPENING - AGUSTIN VARGAS
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

ART EXPO OPENING - AGUSTIN VARGAS

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The Alliance Française of Greater Phoenix is pleased to introduce you to Agustin Vargas.

The opening of the exhibition will take place on Friday, October 18th from 6:30 pm to 8 pm in our office.

A light reception will be offered.

Free admission.

AGUSTIN VARGAS BIOGRAPHY

As an artist and architect, Agustin’s fascination with ancient techniques, such as egg tempera, silver point, and gold leaf, watercolor, oil and acrylic are found in all of his work. His artwork is in numerous private and corporate collections in the U.S, Mexico, and Italy. 

Agustin has taught at both the University of Mexico City and the University of Juarez, Mexico and has privately instructed students at his private studio since 1985.

As the Lead Instructor of Drawing, Painting and Printmaking at

Mesa Arts Center, Agustin shares his knowledge of techniques and composition with his students.

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Matisse Series: Matisse and Picasso
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

Matisse Series: Matisse and Picasso

Art Historian ANNE CONNOR returns for a series of lectures about Matisse

Friday, October 11 - MATISSE AND PICASSO

Time: 630pm

Location: Alliance Française Scottsdale

Price: $15 members - $20 non-members - at the door

RVSP required: Click on the button below to register or call us at (480) 948.0728

A reception will follow the presentation

Save the dates

Friday, October 11 - MATISSE AND PICASSO

Friday, November 8 - MATISSE AND THE CUT-OUTS

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Formation TV5 MONDE à l'Alliance Française
Sep
28
9:00 AM09:00

Formation TV5 MONDE à l'Alliance Française

Bonjour,

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Le samedi 28 septembre 2019 de 9h a 16h, l'Alliance Française de Phoenix en collaboration avec le service Culturel du Consulat de los Angeles organise une formation animee par Emma Franks sur l'utilisation du nouveau format de TV5MONDE.

Cette formation est offerte a tous les enseignants du français de la region, n'hesitez pas a en parler autour de vous.

Participation $15 - dejeuner et pause-cafe inclus.

RSVP obligatoire avant jeudi 26 septembre at education.afphx@gmail.com or call Celina at (480) 948-0728

Pour plus d'informations lire les details ci-dessous:

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Samedi 28 septembre 2019 - de 9h a 16h

Alliance française of Greater Phoenix

14415 N. 73rd Street - Suite 107A

Immeuble LOS ARCOS

Scottsdale - AZ 85260

Tel. (480) 948-0728

Facilite de parking

OBJECTIFS DE LA FORMATION

- S'approprier le nouveau format du site http://wwwtv5monde.com

- Identifier les ressources pour l'enseignement du FLE et pour l'auto-apprentissage

- Savoir mener une recherche et trouver des ressources pour un public et des objectifs precis sur le site http://enseigner.tv5monde.com

- Le scenario pedagogique

- Adapter une ressource pedagogique aux besoins de ses apprenants

- Creer des ressources pedagogiques a partir de documents audiovisuels

Approche interactive et collaborative proposant diverses activites en groupe - du materiel pedagogique TV5MONDE sera distribue a chaque participant pour les travaux en ateiiers.

APPORTEZ VOTRE ORDINATEUR OU VOTRE TABLETTE.

BIOGRAPHIE EMMA FRANKS - FORMATRICE

Actuellement Directrice de l'Alliance Française de Pasadena, Emmanuel Franks a ete enseignante en langues pendant 15 ans.

En France elle a enseigne le français langue maternelle, le français langue etrangere dans des structures variees. En 2012, Emmanuelle a cree sa propre entreprise de formation continue.

Titulaire d'un Master de FLE / FLS et FOS en milieu scolaire et entrepreneurial, elle est egalement formatrice TV5MONDE labellisee et auteure de deux sites internet : une site touristique pour les voyageurs debutants et un blog pedagogique.

DIPLOME EN FIN DE FORMATION - Un diplome sera remis a la fin de la formation a chaque participant par le Service Culturel du Consulat General de France a Los Angeles.

Janine Bobin, President
Alliance Francaise of Greater Phoenix

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Matisse Series: Matisse's Debut
Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

Matisse Series: Matisse's Debut

Art Historian ANNE CONNOR returns for a series of lectures about Matisse

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Friday, September 13 - MATISSE'S DEBUT

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Alliance Française Scottsdale

Price: $15 members - $20 non-members - at the door

RVSP required: (480) 948.0728

A reception will follow the presentation

Save the dates

Friday, October 11 - MATISSE AND PICASSO

Friday, November 8 - MATISSE AND THE CUT-OUTS

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A festive evening at VINCENT'S
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

A festive evening at VINCENT'S

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A festive evening at VINCENT'S 

  • 6pm - Lecture & presentation by Anne Connor, Art Historian and Per Schelde, Anthropologist & Guide-Conferencier., on NOTRE DAME DE PARIS

    They are going to explore the history of the cathedral and its recent catastrophic fire

  • 7pm - Dinner

  • $38 | person

    • Ticket includes Conference and Dinner, tax and all gratuities

    • Cash Bar Available

    • RSVP by July 15th

      • Payment by check to Alliance Française or Paypal only - no later than Monday July 15th

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 Experience France at the M.I.M.
Jul
13
to Jul 14

 Experience France at the M.I.M.

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 Experience France at the M.I.M.

Saturday, July 13 & Sunday, July 14 - Experience France at the M.I.M.

Alliance Française and Phoenix Sister Cities Grenoble Committee will be there

2 shows with Paris Chansons!!

Lecture "Brel-Brassens & Benabar" by Per schelde in auditorium

MORE INFO TO COME

Celebrate Bastille Day weekend with Paris Chansons!

July 13th and 14th at 7PM.

Paris Chansons returns to the MIM theater with a fresh, exciting program featuring the favorites from Aznavour, Dassin, Piaf, Macias, Brel, Adamo, Dalida to Zaz & Stromae PLUS some of the most beautiful international classics!

Get your tickets through:

https://mim.org/events/paris-chansons-jul-13-2019/2019-07-13/

Paris Chansons was recently featured on the news in France (sur Télèmatin!):
https://youtu.be/4WMdwFLtLDQ

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Hermine Philippe - Exhibit Opening
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

Hermine Philippe - Exhibit Opening

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Hermine Philippe - Exhibit Opening

Friday, June 14 - 6:30pm at Alliance Française location

Exhibit and wine & cheese reception - free entrance for members and general public

As a child growing up in Antwerp, Belgium, Hermine Philippe-Van Mele was surrounded by art in the form of Gothic cathedrals, Renaissance mansions and many art museums. When she came to the United States in 1966, she started taking watercolor classes in South Bend, Indiana. Later on, Hermine studied watercolors, drawing and art history at the University of Western Connecticut in Danbury, CT. While living in Atlanta, GA, She took classes from Greta Schelke, a well-known watercolorist from the Netherlands, and participated in exhibitions of the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance. After moving to Scottsdale, she took oil painting classes with Hedi Moran, Susan Diehl and Joshua Fallik at the Scottsdale Art School. Hermine exhibited at the Mayo Clinic and the ASU Gammage auditorium several years ago.

She has a preference for the style of the Old Masters of the 17th century, as well as the Impressionistic style of painting. Exploring the interplay of colors, light and shadow fascinates her. Still lives and landscapes have therefore been her mains subject matter. She enjoys painting because every new painting presents a new challenge and a new opportunity to achieve something beautiful. As the French painter Edgar Degas said, "Art is not a matter of what you can see, but what you can make other people see.

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FRENCH ALTERNATIVE - Holy Motors
Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

FRENCH ALTERNATIVE - Holy Motors

FRENCH ALTERNATIVE

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The Film Bar in partnerships with the Af is delighted to present to you the new French Film Series of this fall.

To enjoy a French night out, visit the FilmBar for one of these classical movies:

  • La Vie en Rose, Thursday, February 21st, 7pm

Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy.

  • Jules et Jim, Thursday, March 21st, 7pm

Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

  • Holy Motors, Thursday, April 18th, 7pm

From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

FilmBar:

815 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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"Déjeuner en Français" at Café Paris in Scottsdale
Apr
10
12:30 PM12:30

"Déjeuner en Français" at Café Paris in Scottsdale

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Déjeuner en Français at Café Paris in Scottsdale

Join us every second Wednesday of the month at Cafe Paris, located at the center of the Scottsdale Design Center to enjoy a lunch with fellow French speakers!

Details of the event:

  • Starts at 12:30pm every second Wednesday of the month

  • Location: Cafe Paris at Scottsdale Design Center | 15125 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 | http://cafeparisaz.com/

  • Free admission; food to purchase directly from the Cafe.

  • RSVP required: Please contact Hilary at education.afphx.org to let us know you will participate.

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MORNING COFFEE  - The Divine Feminine - Elaine Phelps
Apr
2
10:30 AM10:30

MORNING COFFEE - The Divine Feminine - Elaine Phelps

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MORNING COFFEE 

MORNING COFFEE AT ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE & PRESENTATION OF FEMININ DIVIN in presence of the artist Elaine Phelps

Tuesday, April 2nd - 10:30AM to 12:30pm

Come and meet our guests from FRIENDS INTERNATIONAL for a coffee and a light buffet while enjoying Elaine presentation on display at ou location.

- The Divine Feminine - Elaine Phelps

The Divine Feminine is a celebration of women in a time when the power of feminine energy is emerging.  It is an homage to the élan vital that springs from love.  These paintings show a blending of the feminine, with the strength of the divine masculine.

They stand as a model for the blending of energy in the sexes, which is the model for the future.



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Piaf! The Show
Mar
27
7:30 PM19:30

Piaf! The Show

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Wednesday, March 27, 7:30 p.m.  
Virginia G. Piper Theater - Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Back by popular demand, Piaf! The Show returns for a one-night-only performance!

Piaf! The Show is a celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse, Edith Piaf. Conceived and directed by the Nice-based theatrical maverick Gil Marsalla, the show stars Anne Carrere, a young French performer who has been hailed as “Edith Piaf’s legitimate musical heiress.”  Learn more and buy your tickets.

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La Dictée Gabrielle Roy
Mar
22
7:00 PM19:00

La Dictée Gabrielle Roy

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Dans le cadre du mois de la francophonie venez participer à la Dictée Gabrielle Roy qui se déroulera à l'Alliance Française de Phoenix le Vendredi 22 Mars à 19H. L'épreuve est ouverte à tous/toutes, la participation est gratuite.

Nous servirons des rafraichissements et des biscuits.

Rsvp education.afphx@gmail.com ou (480) 948.0728

Cet évènement est parrainé par la Maison Gabrielle Roy, la Bibliothèque Gabrielle Roy de la ville de Québec et le réseau des Alliances Françaises.

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FRENCH ALTERNATIVE - Jules et Jim
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

FRENCH ALTERNATIVE - Jules et Jim

FRENCH ALTERNATIVE

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The Film Bar in partnerships with the Af is delighted to present to you the new French Film Series of this fall.

To enjoy a French night out, visit the FilmBar for one of these classical movies:

  • La Vie en Rose, Thursday, February 21st, 7pm

Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy.

  • Jules et Jim, Thursday, March 21st, 7pm

Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

  • Holy Motors, Thursday, April 18th, 7pm

From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

FilmBar:

815 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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"Déjeuner en Français" at Café Paris in Scottsdale
Mar
13
12:30 PM12:30

"Déjeuner en Français" at Café Paris in Scottsdale

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Déjeuner en Français at Café Paris in Scottsdale

Join us every second Wednesday of the month at Cafe Paris, located at the center of the Scottsdale Design Center to enjoy a lunch with fellow French speakers!

Details of the event:

  • Starts at 12:30pm every second Wednesday of the month

  • Location: Cafe Paris at Scottsdale Design Center | 15125 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 | http://cafeparisaz.com/

  • Free admission; food to purchase directly from the Cafe.

  • RSVP required: Please contact Hilary at education.afphx.org to let us know you will participate.

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Exhibit - The Divine Feminine - Elaine Phelps
Mar
1
6:30 PM18:30

Exhibit - The Divine Feminine - Elaine Phelps

Exhibit - The Divine Feminine - Elaine Phelps

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The Divine Feminine is a celebration of women in a time when the power of feminine energy is emerging.  It is an homage to the élan vital that springs from love.  These paintings show a blending of the feminine, with the strength of the divine masculine.

They stand as a model for the blending of energy in the sexes, which is the model for the future.

Opening: Friday, March 1st, 2019

AF location in Scottsdale

6:30PM | Cheese and Wine Reception

The exhibit will be available until mid-April.



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"Art & Philosophy in the early 20th Century"
Feb
22
6:30 PM18:30

"Art & Philosophy in the early 20th Century"

New lecture at the AF!

"Art & Philosophy in the early 20th Century"

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A roundtable with:

  • Anne Connor, Art Historian and Lecturer

  • Per Schelde, Anthropologist and Art Tour Guide

  • Moderated by Christian Grusq, President American Institut for Levinessian Studies

    Friday, Feb. 22nd - 6:30pm - Alliance Francaise location

    RSVP (480) 948.0728 - $10 for members - $15 for non-members

    Buffet/reception will follow

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  FRENCH ALTERNATIVE - La Vie en Rose
Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

  FRENCH ALTERNATIVE - La Vie en Rose

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FRENCH ALTERNATIVE

The Film Bar in partnerships with the Af is delighted to present to you the new French Film Series of this fall.

To enjoy a French night out, visit the FilmBar for one of these classical movies:

  • La Vie en Rose, Thursday, February 21st, 7pm

Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy.

  • Jules et Jim, Thursday, March 21st, 7pm

Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

  • Holy Motors, Thursday, April 18th, 7pm

From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life

of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

FilmBar:

815 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival
Feb
17
3:00 PM15:00

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival

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Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival from Feb 10 to Feb. 24 at Shea 14 - Scottsdale

    Presents 2 French movies:

  • "A bag of marbles" (Feb. 17)

The adventure of a Jewish boy and his brother escaping Nazi persecution in occupied France.

  • "Simon & Theodore" (Feb. 19)Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival from Feb 10 to Feb. 24 at Shea 14 - Scottsdale

 

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"Déjeuner en Français" at Café Paris in Scottsdale
Feb
13
12:30 PM12:30

"Déjeuner en Français" at Café Paris in Scottsdale

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Déjeuner en Français at Café Paris in Scottsdale

Join us every second Wednesday of the month at Cafe Paris, located at the center of the Scottsdale Design Center to enjoy a lunch with fellow French speakers!

Details of the event:

  • Starts at 12:30pm every second Wednesday of the month

  • Location: Cafe Paris at Scottsdale Design Center | 15125 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 | http://cafeparisaz.com/

  • Free admission; food to purchase directly from the Cafe.

  • RSVP required: Please contact Hilary at education.afphx.org to let us know you will participate.

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