Saturday February 7th, 6:00 PM - Casa Italiana, Professor Emeritus Gaetano Cipolla, St. Johns University, lecture: Do Sicilians have a Sense of Humor?
Saturday February 14th, 6:00 PM - Casa Italiana of Nazareth College invites you to join us to celebrate our newly remodeled kitchen. We are opening our doors to thirty (30) guests for a fabulous four-course dinner which will be cooked for us by Chef William De Ingeniis (www.cwhands.com). To celebrate Valentine's Day, the dinner will close with Tiramisu' and Prosecco. The cost of this magnificent dinner is $40 per person or $75 per couple. Given the limited space of Casa's lounge, we will honor the first 30 people who contact Casa Italiana at 389-2468 by February 10, 2015.
Antipasto: Grigliata mista di verdure
Primo piatto: Tortellini alla boscaiola rosato (pomodoro e crema) Pasta alla pecorara (vegetarian dish)
Secondo piatto: Coniglio alla cacciatora Pollo alla piccata Abbacchio alla romana
Pane fatto in casa Vino rosso/bianco Acqua minerale San Pellegrino Prosecco
Saturday February 28th, 3:00 PM - Casa Italiana, Dr. Laurence Britt, lecture: The Italian Tragedy of World War II.
Sunday March 8th, 3:00 PM - Casa Italiana, Dr. Elisabetta D’Amanda, RIT, lecture: De Santis’ Feminist Attitude and the Response to the Diva Phenomenon, Giorni d’amore.
Sunday March 29th, 1:00 PM - Casa Italiana, opening day of Paul Porell’s, Assistant Professor, Nazareth College, photography show: Italy Through Sixty Year Old Eyes. Light refreshments will be served.
Thursday April 2nd, 7:00 PM, Arts Center room A14 - Mancini Lecture Series.
Thursday April 9th, 6:00 PM - Casa Italiana, Professor Antonio Vitti, Indiana University, lecture: Postwar Stardom Italian Style and Giuseppe De Santis’ Female Protagonists.
Saturday April 11th, 3:00 PM - Casa Italiana, Gamma Kappa Alpha ceremony, (speaker to be announced.)
Casa Italiana Book Club
January 20 February 17 March 17 April 14
Book List: • Romeve Giose Rimanelli, Moliseide (1990) • Gerando Vacana, Cavallo di Miniera (1974) - Poetry • Alberto Moravia, La Ciociara (Two Women) • Paolo Tullio, North of Naples, South of Rome • D.H. Lawrence, The Lost Girl • Harold L. Bond, Return to Cassino • Vittorini, Conversation in Sicily
Books will be available through the Nazareth College Bookstore/ www.Amazon.com.
Call (585) 389-2497
Italian Film Series
Sunday Afternoon at the Movies with Frank Lanzafame:
February 8 at 3:00 pm Tutti a casa, Comencini, 1960
March 1 at 2:00 pm Un storia qualunque, Simone, 2002
March 29 at 3:00 pm Mine vaganti, Ozpetek, 2010
April 26 at 3:00 pm Scusate il ritardo Troisi, 1982
All movies have subtitles.
The Fabulous Indelible Fifties: The World of De Santis and De Sica
Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, with Maria Rosaria Vitti-Alexander
January 1/21/15 Riso amaro (Bitter Rice) 01/28/15 Nudo di donna (Portrait of a Nude Woman)
February 02/04/15 La Ciociara (Two Women) 02/11/15 Umberto D 02/18/15 Sciuscìa 02/25/15 Non c’è pace tra gli ulivi (There Is No Peace Among the Olive Trees)
March 03/04/15 Giorni d’amore (Days of Love) 03/18/15 Il giardino dei Finzi Contini (The Garden of the Finzi Contini) 03/25/15 I bambini ci guardono (The Children are Watching Us)
April 04/1/15 Roma, ore undici (Rome, The Eleventh Hour) 04/08/15 E’ successo a Napoli (It happened in Naples) 04/15/15 Italiani Brava Gente (Attack & Retreat) 04/22/15 I girasoli (Sunflowers)
*Film schedule is subject to change or may not necessarily be shown in this order.