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    May, 17

  • Lecture Series: Jazz Italian Style

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Anna Celenza of Georgetown University will present on her latest book Jazz Italian Style, which reveals a forgotten chapter in jazz history – the development of jazz in Mussolini’s Italy – and demonstrates how this new musical style eventually influenced quintessentially “American” performers like Frank Sinatra. The lectures are free for AICC members and students […]

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  • 08

    Jun, 17

  • Under Old Stars: Wanderings in Italian Hill Towns

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Photojournalist Mauro Marinelli will deliver a lecture on his photo technique and his travels, describing what it is like trying to document a subculture. Mr. Marinelli will present on his artistic images and the corresponding prose of his work Under Old Stars: Wanderings in Italian Hill Towns, elaborating on the collaboration between the photographer and […]

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  • 20

    Jul, 17

  • Italian Lecture Series: Italians in New Orleans Cemeteries: Artisans, Societies, and Notable Burials

    537 South Peters Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

    July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Emily Ford of Oak and Laurel Cemetery Preservation, LLC, will present on Italians in New Orleans cemeteries drawing from the historic landscapes of all the city’s cemeteries and from ongoing research into the preservation of Italian heritage. The impact of Italians in New Orleans cemeteries is most powerfully visible in Metairie Cemetery row of Italian […]

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