SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2019 - un après midi au salon - AN AFTERNOON DEVOTED TO THE APPRECIATION OF FRENCH MUSIC, POETRY, AND LITERATURE.
The event took place at the beautiful home of Margaret Block West (left). Anne Marie Kenny (right) was one of the Maîtresses de cérémonie and organized the Salon performers
Anne Madison performed the piano solo “Reverie» by Debussy.
Juliette Parnell read the poem « Les roses de Saadi » par Marceline Desbordes-Valmore.
Isabelle Beulaygue read the poem « L'invitation au voyage» by Charles Baudelaire.
Anne Marie Kenny performed the songs My Father by Judy Collins as well as Jacques Brel’s Ne me quitte pas.
Dennis Collins assisted by showing images of the characters in Colette’s 1910 novel La Vagabonde.
Le Salon commence.
Singer Julia Ervin performed a French art song as well as “Habeñera”from Bizet’s Carmen.
Robert Runyon read an extract from the chapter called “La Belle France,” part of his newly published book titled Seven Continents Before Incontinence.
Susie Baer Collins performa an extract from The Vagabond by Colette.
The afternoon concluded with Anne Marie leading a sing-along to La vie en rose and a group photo of the presenters.
sunday, july 14, 2019 - bastille day celebration at corkscrew wine & cheese in rockbrook village. Liberté! égalité! fraternité!
friday, march 1 - opening reception for the Anne Morgan photography exhibit at the kaneko-uno library
Members of the Alliance Française d’Omaha, the UNO Library, and special guests Miles Morgan and Elaine Leary celebrate before the reception at le Bouillon.
David Richards, Dean of UNO Library Services, Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro, professor of Political Science at UNO, and Erin Painter, UNO Creativity Library Manager.
Elaine Leary, Executive Director of the American Friends of Blérancourt.
Miles Morgan speaking about his Great Aunt Anne Morgan and her remarkable humanitarianism.
Miles Morgan, great-nephew of Anne Morgan, with former President of the Alliance Française d’Omaha Bernie Duhaime in the exhibit gallery.
President of the Alliance Française d’Omaha Holly Richmond.
January 26 - AFO Scholarship luncheon, featuring guest speaker franck tucker ebang.
Franck Tucker Ebang with AFO President Holly Richmond. Mr. Ebang’s Presentation spoke on the subject of The French Language and Cross-Cultural Communication across Africa.
Events Chair Dave Teche.
The 2019 AFO Scholarship Recipients include: Victoria Fleming (Duchesne), Evangeline Mason (Duchesne), Owen Sumter (Papillion-LaVista), Victoria Swanson (Elkhorn South), and Ha Le Xuan (Papillion-LaVista).