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    Nov, 18

  • Movie Night: Divorce Italian Style

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

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

    Join the AICC for this 1961 Italian classic! Baron Ferdinando Cefalù (Marcello Mastroianni) longs to marry his nubile cousin Angela, but one obstacle stands in his way: his fatuous and fawning wife, Rosalia. His solution? Since divorce is illegal, he will devise a scenario wherein he can catch his spouse in the arms of another…

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  • 28

    Nov, 18

  • Trivia Italian Style

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    November 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    What food was considered scandalous if consumed by women in public during the Renaissance? Why is carpaccio called carpaccio; the Bellini, the Bellini? Who saved the Ponte Vecchio from certain destruction during World War II? How did the Colosseum get its name? A special super fun “edu-taining” program for anyone curious about (or already in…

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  • 07

    Dec, 18

  • Amici Christmas Party

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join us at the American Italian Cultural Center for a night of eating, drinking and Italian conversation! The event includes unlimited pizza, salad, and dessert. We will celebrate the holiday season and learn about Italian Christmas traditions, music, and stories. Tickets are $25 general admission and $20 for AICC members.

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  • 10

    Jan, 19

  • Poppy Tooker’s Pascal’s Manale Cookbook Signing

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    January 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Poppy Tooker, a native New Orleanian and Louisiana food icon, has created yet another fascinating culinary history and cookbook—this time on Pascal’s Manale, the second oldest continually operating family-owned restaurant in New Orleans, second only to Antoine’s. Join us on Thursday, January 10, 2019 for a book talk and signing with Poppy! She will present the…

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  • 26

    Jan, 19

  • 34th Annual Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Gala

    2 Poydras St
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    January 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    The Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala honors & celebrates national and local Italian Americans in the sports, entertainment, medical, and civic fields. Proceeds benefit the American Italian Cultural Center and scholarships for college-bound high school seniors excelling in academics and athletics. Cocktails and Silent Auction will begin at 5:00pm The Dinner…

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  • 14

    Mar, 19

  • Lecture: Michelangelo and the Popes

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    March 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    All Michelangelo wanted to be was a sculptor, but Pope Julius II had other ideas, as did Pope Leo X, Pope Clement VII, and Pope Paul III. A long line of Popes with an eye for talent commissioned Michelangelo, often against his will, to create works of art and architecture which the artist accomplished so superbly…

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  • 21

    Mar, 19

  • Lecture: Challenging what you thought you knew about Sicilian New Orleans

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    March 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    In this talk, Dr. Justin Nystrom of Loyola University New Orleans will share some of the bigger surprises that came out of the research for his recent book, Creole Italian. This work documents the important role that Sicilian immigrants played in making New Orleans into one of the world’s great food cities. Justin Nystrom is an…

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