Pelicans Italian Heritage Night

Pelicans Italian Heritage Night

Come enjoy Italian Heritage Night with the Pelicans featuring Nicolo Melli, the new Pelicans player from Italy. Special offers available in all seating areas. For ticket information, contact Dominic Zahn at 504-593-4986 or email him at dominic.zahn@pelicans.com.

Lecture Series: Duccio, Giotto and the Origins of Western Painting

This lecture explores the lives and major works of these two pioneering artists—one long famous, the other only more recently so—and examines the context for their groundbreaking achievements. Gregory Waldrop, S.J., Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Loyola University New Orleans. Father Waldrop works on the art and architecture of late medieval and early modern…

Bernini’s Rome

Many of the memorable sights a tourist sees in Rome were created by one man, GianLorenzo Bernini. Join lecturer Tom Cortazzo and continue the American Italian Cultural Center’s virtual walking tours of Italy’s great cities. We move from Florence to Rome where you will take a virtual walking tour through the Eternal City to see…

Things to See in Rome and Florence

Have you gone with your family to Italy and want to enjoy it again? Do you hope to go there with them one day? Do you want your kids or grandkids to learn something of the history and culture there? Come to this lecture and bring the whole family. Tom Cortazzo will be presenting things…

Stromboli

Join the AICC for its screening of Stromboli! This Roberto Rossellini movie stars the talented, Ingrid Bergman and Mario Vitale. The film follows the life of Karen, a young Lithuanian woman who escapes an internment camp by marrying Antonio, an Italian POW fisherman. Antonio promises her a wonderful life on Stromboli, his island home between…

Lecture Series: Jazz Italian Style

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…

Spring Italian Classes Start April 17!

Click here to sign up for our spring classes! All classes are taught by a native Italian and have a friendly, motivating atmosphere. We offer classes in New Orleans and in Metairie at 4 different levels. Register today to learn la dolce lingua!

Film Series: “Everybody’s Lady” aka “La signora di tutti”

La signora di tutti

Join the American Italian Cultural Center for its screening of Everybody’s Lady. Master filmmaker Max Ophüls fled to Italy in 1934 with the rise of Nazism. In the film, Gabriella Murge is a famous film star and fascinating adventuress with whom men cannot help falling in love. After bringing several men to their ruin, she…

Rosé At The Museum

Join the American Italian Cultural Center on March 22nd at 7pm for an Italian Rosé Tasting! Southern Glazers will be on-site showcasing some of the best rosé wine on the market today! We will have delicious catered antipasto trays from Nor Joe Importing Company. All proceeds will be going towards the renovation of the AICC…