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.
Saturday March 28th, 6:00 PM - Festa di San Giuseppe & Festa del papà
Casa Italiana of Nazareth College invites you to join us to celebrate Festa di San Giuseppe & Festa del papà (the Feast of St. Joseph and Father's Day). We are opening our doors to thirty (30) guests for a fabulous four-course dinner which will be cooked for us by Chef Patrick Farchione (Chef at Lento's Restaurant). The dinner will close with Sfingi and Amaretti served with Anisetta e Marsala. The cost of this magnificent dinner is $40 per person or $75 per couple.
Antipasto Carciofi arrostiti Caponata Bruschetta
Primo Piatto Zuppa di lenticchie Spaghetti con finocchietto, sarde, capperi e pomodorini
Secondo piatto Zuppa di pesce siracusana Frittatone agli asparagi
Contorni Melanzane al pomodoro Zucchine al forno Insalata di Finocchio
Dolci Sfingi Amaretti
Pane e pasta fatti in casa Vino rosso/bianco Acqua minerale San Pellegrino Anisetta e Marsala
Given the limited space of Casa's lounge, we will honor the first 30 people who contact Casa Italiana at 389-2468 by March 19, 2015.
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 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.)
Scheduling change: The Mancini Lecture series has been postponed until Fall 2015.
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.