Join Adrian at Après-Midi!
Photo by ©Meredith Mullins
Come and make new friends! Since 2003, Adrian Leeds personally hosts this popular meet-up, enhanced by a speaker from the community. Mix and mingle with other Francophiles and expats while you learn something new. It’s fun and it’s free—costs only what you drink or eat. Missed an event? View past Après-Midi recaps here.
Upstairs at Le Café de la Mairie
51 rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris (On the corner of rue des Archives and rue de Bretagne)
Métro Lines 9, 3 et 11, stations Temple, République or Arts et Métiers
Every second Tuesday of the month, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (closed August)
Special Note: Anyone attending Après-Midi must be willing to have their photograph taken and a brief description written about them for publishing in our newsletters. Your presence indicates your willingness to participate.
Harriet Welty Rochefort is an author, speaker, freelance journalist, former professor of journalism at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and longtime resident of France. Harriet has written three books light-hearted, informative on the French and their ways. They are French Toast, French Fried, and Joie de Vivre, all published by St. Martin’s Press. Her latest…
Rosemary Flannery, an American in Paris, has been part of the scene here since 1989. She’s an artist who has also worked as a tour guide, created an internet radio show on the arts, and written a book, The Angels of Paris: An architectural tour through the history of Paris. At the moment, she’s immersed…
Heather Hartley is the author of Adult Swim and Knock Knock, both from Carnegie Mellon University Press and was the long-time editor at the lateTin House magazine. Her short fiction, poems, essays, and interviews have appeared in or on PBS Newshour, The Guardian, Slice, and other venues. She has presented writers at Shakespeare and Company Bookshop and has taught…
William Jordan is a retired U.S. diplomat who has lived outside of the U.S. for 27 of the past 39 years. William was in the Foreign Service for 30 years (1981-2011) as a political officer specializing in the Arab world and France. His overseas assignments included Arab nations such as Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Syria, Jordan…