• 19

    Jul, 18

  • Lecture: Italian Influences on New Orleans Area Cemeteries

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join Emily Ford of Oak and Laurel Cemetery Preservation, LLC and discover the influences that Italians had on cemeteries in New Orleans and in Metairie! This lecture will draw from the historic landscapes of all local cemeteries and from Ms. Ford’s ongoing research into the preservation of Italian heritage. We will explore the Metairie Cemetery…

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  • 09

    Aug, 18

  • The Spirituality of Classical Italian Cinema

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    August 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    How does something like this sound as far as a description: Was Roberto Rossellini’s Rome, Open City a retelling of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount? Did Fellini accomplish the condensation of thousands of years of spiritual cycles in the first few minutes of his famous film, La Dolce Vita? And how is it that Pier Paolo Pasolini, and…

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  • 15

    Aug, 18

  • Festa di Ferragosto

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    August 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Celebrate the Italian holiday, Ferragosto with the American Italian Cultural Center. Join us for an evening of food, friends, and fun! Ferragosto is a public holiday celebrated annually on August 15 in Italy which coincides with the Assumption of Mary. The celebration however, pre-dates the Catholic church and actually dates back to the Emperor Augustus…

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  • 12

    Sep, 18

  • Fall Open House

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join us for our Fall Open House on Wednesday, September 12 from 5:00-7:00 pm to learn more about the American Italian Cultural Center. Tour the museum after hours, meet the AICC language instructor, and learn about our fall events! AICC staff will be available to talk about our programs and can sign you up that…

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