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February 2018

Bernini’s Rome

February 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
American Italian Cultural Center, 537 South Peters Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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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 many of Bernini’s breathtaking and inspiring creations, from his spellbinding sculpture David (which rivals Michelangelo’s), to his Fountain of the Four Rivers in Piazza Navona…

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November 2019

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

November 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
American Italian Cultural Center, 537 South Peters Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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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 Italy, with a focus on 14th- and 15th-century painting in Central Italy and Tuscany. The lectures are free for AICC members and students with a…

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December 2019

Pelicans Italian Heritage Night

Pelicans Italian Heritage Night

December 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive
New Orleans, LA 70113 United States
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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.

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February 2021

Ski Holiday in Cortina, Italy

February 13, 2021 - February 20, 2021

From February 13th to 20th 2021 for 7 nights hotel accommodation at Hotel Majoni - a charming 4-star hotel right in the center of Cortina, a few steps from the pedestrian mall and shopping area. The package of $1945 per person, sharing double occupancy includes: • Seven nights’ accommodation at Hotel Majoni • Daily Full Breakfast • Daily Dinner • Transportation from Venice Airport to Cortina and back (travel time 2 hrs)     Not included: • Airline tickets from…

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January 2022

AICC HOSTS “CHAMBER AFTER FIVE”

January 20, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

January 20, 2022 5:30PM to 7:30PM Registration only via the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce https://www.neworleanschamber.org/events/details/2022-chamber-after-5-american-italian-cultural-center-15426

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February 2022

THE 36th LOUISIANA AMERICAN ITALIAN SPORTS HALL OF FAME GALA

February 5, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

February 5, 2022 5:30PM to 9:30PM Hilton Riverside Hotel, 2 Poydras St. New Orleans, LA You’re invited to the 36th Annual Gala! Come celebrate with us as we honor our amazing inductees from the fields of sports, medicine, civic service, the military, and more! Purchase your tickets by calling us at 504-522-7294 or send us an email at questions@americanitalianculturalcenter.com

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June 2022

Opera Night in the Piazza

June 10, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Piazza d’Italia, 377 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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Opera in the Piazza - Piazza d'Italia New Orleans

Join us for music, food and fun! The American Italian Cultural Center is excited to present Opera in the Piazza 2022. This event will feature live musical performances in the Piazza d'Italia behind the American Italian Cultural Center.   Opera In The Piazza - Buy Tickets Book before May 13th to enjoy the Early Bird discount. AICC members can select Member General admission for a discount. If you are interested in becoming a member please go to our membership section.…

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July 2023

Lecture Series: The Second War of Italian Unification and the Creation of the Modern Italian State, 1859-70

July 17, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The American Italian Research Library, 4747 W Napoleon Ave.
Metairie, LA 70001 United States
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Free
2023 Lecture Series

The American Italian Research Library ~Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library~ Invites you to our next lecture: The Second War of Italian Unification and the Creation of the Modern Italian State, 1859-70. Presented by Cyril Lagvanec PhD. Curator of the American Italian Research Library The American Italian Research Library ~Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library~ Meatairie, LA 70001

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Bocce Ball Tournament – 2023 Edition (Postponed)

July 22, 2023 - August 31, 2023
Italian American Bocce Club of Greater New Orleans, 2340 Severn Ave
Metairie, LA 70001
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2023 Annual Bocce Ball Tournament P{ostponed

2023 Bocce Ball Tournament (Postponed due to weather conditions) 2023 Annual Bocce Ball Tournament Annual Bocce Ball Tournament The American Italian Cultural Center July 22, 2023 NEW DATE: TBD 2340 Severn Avenue Metairie, LA 70001 The Italian American Bocce Club 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM ~Reserve Your Spot Today~ questions@americanitalianculturalcenter.com $100 per Two PersonTeam Includes Pasta Dinner 504-522-7294 Italian American Bocce Club - New Orleans

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August 2023

Lecture Series: The Hellenistic World, from Alexander to Cleopatra

August 14, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The American Italian Research Library, 4747 W Napoleon Ave.
Metairie, LA 70001 United States
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Free
2023 Lecture Series

The American Italian Research Library ~Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library~ Invites you to our next lecture: The Hellenistic World, from Alexander to Cleopatra (Rome plays a central role in this story). Presented by Cyril Lagvanec PhD. Curator of the American Italian Research Library The American Italian Research Library ~Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library~ Meatairie, LA 70001

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