The Alliance strives to provide a full range of activities for its members, students and guests: from French films to lectures to wine tastings and cooking classes, as well as art, photographic and didactic exhibits, and social events, including conversational get-togethers. For more details, call 713 526-1121
La Fête de Noël
You are cordially invited to join us on December 6th from 6 to 8 PM for our annual Christmas celebration, la Fête de Noël. Come meet up with old friends and make new ones while celebrating the season with French wines, a buffet, music and more. And don't miss the membership drive, which allows you to join (or renew your current membership) at a special discount! Dr. Larry Spitzberg's watercolor exhibition, la Vie quotidienne, will be on view and all proceeds will benefit the Alliance Française de Houston. A special members' drawing will be held for 2 free tickets to see Cyrano de Bergerac (see below.)
There is no charge and all are invited to attend.
In addition, members will vote for the 2018 slate of one-third of the Board of Directors elected each year. If you are unable to attend, click here , print and return your proxy vote.If your are able to attend, a ballot will be provided to you at the party on Dec. 6.
Cyrano de Bergerac
January 19, 2019
One Night Only - 3 Locations
Pathé Live and US partners will present the film version of the French play "Cyrano de Bergerac" by the Comédie-Française to American audiences. For the first time ever, "Cyrano de Bergerac" comes to more than 300 movie theaters nationwide for a one-night event on January 23rd, 2019 at 7pm.
Never has a French-speaking cultural content been distributed so widely in the USA. In Houston, the following venues will screen Cyrano:
Click theater for ticket information
Vente de livres
Take advantage of our vente de livres d’occasion (used book sale) at the Alliance. As we continue to clean out our shelves to make room for new acqusitions, we have a wide variety of used books on offer; text books, novels, history and children’s books, and more. And all books are priced at just $1. (Oui! Un dollar!)
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