Uno Stradivari per la Gente: A Stradivarius for the People
On June 21 at 7pm at The Civic Theatre 510 O'Keefe Street New Orleans, Matteo Fedeli, "the man of the Stradivarius" will honor the city of New Orleans with a performance on a Stradivarius violin. Thousands of people attend Matteo Fedeli's concerts.This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to not only see an authentic Stradivarius violin, but to hear an eloquent performance on the instrument, accompanied by pianist.
Have you ever wanted to speakla lingua bella? Do you have some knowledge of Italian, but want to take your skills to the next level? Now is your chance! The American Italian Cultural Center is offering four separate courses beginning February 18th for learners of all ages and levels:
• Beginning Italian I (basic language skills and a general understanding of communicating in Italian)
• Beginning Italian II (build upon knowledge and skill of the language)
• Continuing Italian I (for students approaching a conversational level)
• Continuing Italian II (practice skills through conversation and review)
Family Research Seminars With Genealogy Expert, Sal Serio
Sal Serio, curator of the American Italian Research Library headquartered at the East Bank Regional Library in Metairie, will lead a series of genealogical seminars beginning in July and going to the end of the year. The sessions are designed as introductions to basic genealogical research. For more information, click here for the brochure.
Learn To Play Bocce Ball!
Every Wednesday night at 7pm at the Italian Bocce Club on 2340 Severn Road in Metairie, come enjoy $2 beer and $1 soft drinks while learning to play this wonderful game from our heritage. http://www.bocceclubneworleans.org