All the members of the Alliance Française de Pasadena are invited to join the national events organized by La Fédération Alliances Françaises USA. If you're not certain if your membership is still valid, please contact us:

All the following events are reserved to our members only.

Paris Metro Presentation

Thursday, August 13, 2020
4:30 p.m. PST

In English


Join Alliance Française de DuPage Vice-President Charles Coulon as he takes a deep dive into the Paris Métro system. Charles, who lived in Paris and is bilingual French-English, is an acknowledged Métro expert and knows the grid and its history like no one else. He will describe highlights of the Métro’s history, including little-known facts and rare photos. He’ll challenge the audience’s knowledge with fun, interactive quizzes. He’ll cover the structure of the system as it has evolved today and will tell you which stations you should make a point of visiting and why, during your visit to the city. Karen Thielman, President of the Alliance Française of DuPage, will be assisting at this information-packed Zoom session. This event will be on Zoom and is free for all members of all Alliance Française chapters in the U.S. national Federation. It will be in English with some French vocabulary.

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Discover the hidden secrets of Paris by Oliver Gee

Saturday, August 22nd
11 a.m. PST
In English


Oliver Gee was the guest of a Zoom event of the Alliance Française de Pasadena in June. During this presentation, he will speak about another topic.

Oliver Gee, the host of the popular Paris podcast The Earful Tower (, has lived in Paris since 2015. His podcast has 60,000 downloads per month and was recently lauded by the New York Times as a great way to travel by ear. He recently published his first book, Paris On Air, a memoir telling the often laugh-out-loud stories from his past five years in the French capital.

Oliver knows the city of Paris intimately and will share five carefully curated and undiscovered secrets of the city with the Alliance Française audience on Saturday, August 22, via Zoom. Great for planning your next trip to the City of Lights! The presentation will be in English with a smattering of French vocabulary, and will include time for your questions as well. Registrants will receive the Zoom link the morning of the presentation.

To register, please click here.