Group Conversation: At the Carnegie Museum

6th of Dec. 2pm-3pm Group Conversation after the Tour of Presepe and Italian Art at Carnegie Museum


We had a great time and a wonderful group of people show at the Carnegie Museum.  The group conversation was very interesting, and we are so glad that so many people came! The Museum was wonderful for hosting us and allowing us to hold our Group Conversation in the Cafe.  


We hope you will all come join us for our next two events: Sat Dec 13th!!!


IL LECTURE "Il Davide: Appropriations of an Iconic Italian Figure" Sat December 13th 1pm-2pm


HOLIDAY MUSIC IN ITALIAN and STORY TIME for kids and Adults Sat December 13th from 2pm-3pm 

Il Presepe Tour: At the Carnegie Museum

6th of Dec. 1pm-2pm Tour of Presepe and Italian Art at Carnegie Museum


We had a great time and a wonderful group of people show (+33) at the Carnegie Museum.  The Tour Guides were spectacular and the Museum was wonderful for hosting us and showing us their collections.  


Thank you so much!  GRAZIE MILLE!  


If you missed it, you can see the Presepe at the Carnegie Museum, on display until the end of Dec.

GROUP CONVERSATION ABOUT THE FILM


and BOOK CLUB

22nd of Nov. 2014

11am-12:30pm and 12-1pm at Winchester Thurston Upper School


First, we had a great conversation.


After our group conversation was our BOOK CLUB.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND VERY INTERESTING CONVERSATION IN ITALIAN!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT FILM and OTHER GREAT EVENTS: 

"Il Boss in Salotto" Friday December 19th  IS VERY FUNNY!!!


IL PRESEPE TOUR Sat December 6th at the Carnegie Museum 1pm-2pm


GROUP CONVERSATION Sat December 6th inside Carnegie Museum 2pm-3pm

Story time is cancelled because of Presepe tour!


IL LECTURE "Il Davide: Appropriations of an Iconic Italian Figure" Sat December 13th 1pm-2pm


HOLIDAY MUSIC IN ITALIAN and STORY TIME for kids and Adults Sat December 13th from 2pm-3pm 



NOV 8th 2014

Group Conversation and

ITALIAN MUSIC for KIDS


8th of NOV. 2014:


From 12:30pm- 2PM at Winchester Thurston Lower School


We had a great conversation on the American way of life

and compared it to life in Italia today!


And from 2pm-3pm we learned vocabulary and lots of great

Italian Songs with both adults and children.

WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID OUR MEMBERS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS NOV 14th and

15th for ITALIAN OPERA OTELLO and OCT 18th for KIDS GAMES!


ITALIAN OPERA: OTELLO NOV 14th


14th of NOV. 2014:


1) OPERA OTELLO at the Benedum Center Downtown Pittsburgh.


First, we took a tour of the Backstage of the Benedum Center, then there was a very nice Lecture on the Opera Otello, before we enjoyed the Opera in our ORCHESTRA SEATS right in front!  ALL FOR $15 dollars a person!!! A GREAT DEAL AND GREAT FUN!!!


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID 56 of our MEMBERS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT OPERA EVENT in JANUARY for RODELINDA!


INFORMATION SESSION ON STUDY ABROAD And 


ITALIAN FILM NIGHT: "MATRIMONIO ED ALTRI DISASTRI"


21st of Nov. 2014

6:30pm and 7:30PM at Winchester Thurston Upper School


First, we had a great information session explaining all of the details and information needed to apply for our study abroad program.  We answered questions and showed a slide show of where we will be traveling and staying. 


After we watched the Film Friday night, with a short presentation, voted, and had a small discussion.


Then we had a longer discussion on the film on Saturday.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND VERY INTERESTING CONVERSATION IN ITALIAN!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT FILM: 

"Il Boss in Salotto" Friday December 19th.  IS VERY FUNNY!!!!


​Viewer Rating Percentage for Matrimoni ed Altri Disastri:


Matrimoni ed altri disastri

71% Bellissimo                                           

​4% Bello                                                    

  0% Carino                                                   

  0% Brutto                                                    

  0% Bruttissimo                                           

29% No vote                                                


FILM NIGHT: Così è la vita and La Nostra vita


PLUS GROUP CONVERSATION ABOUT THE 2 FILMs 

17th, 24th, and 25th of Oct. 2014

7:30PM at Winchester Thurston Upper School


First, we watched the Film Friday night, with a short presentation, voted, and had a small discussion.


Then we had a longer discussion on the film on Saturday.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND VERY INTERESTING CONVERSATION IN ITALIAN!!!!

THIS FILM REALLY MAKES YOU THINK!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT FILM: 

"Matrimoni ed Altri Disastri" Friday November 21st


​Viewer Rating Percentage for Così è la vita and La nostra vita:


Così è la vita:                                                      La Nostra Vita:

40% Bellissimo                                           60% Bellissimo

​40% Bello                                                    20% Bello

  6% Carino                                                   0% Carino

  0% Brutto                                                    0% Brutto

  0% Bruttissimo                                           0% Bruttissimo

13% No vote                                                   2% No vote 


ITALIAN HERITAGE DAY:

AT THE HEINZ HISTORY CENTER


5th of Oct. 2014

10AM- 3PM at Heinz History Center

Volunteer Event


First, we learned some vocabulary and then we had a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum with lots of success and lots of FUN!!!!  Thank you all for coming out, and we hope to see you next year!!! 


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS Oct 18th!


1) Columbus Day Parade;

2) Scopa- Card games for Adults;

3) Italian Cartoons for Kids;


11th of Oct. 2014:


1) 11am-1pm Bloomfield


2) and 3) 1pm- 2:30PM at Winchester Thurston Lower School


First, we walked in the Columbus Day Parade then we learned some vocabulary and and played some cards and watched some cartoons.


We played some cards: 

  • SCOPA for adults.
  • ITALIAN CARTOONS for the kids.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID THE KIDS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS OCT 17th for ITALIAN FILM NIGHT and OCT 18th for KIDS GAMES!


STORY TIME: CAPPUCCETTO ROSSO


4th of Oct. 2014

12- 1PM at Winchester Thurston Lower School


First, we learned some vocabulary and then we read the story several times.  First with actors, then with the kids acting out the story.  It was lots of FUN!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS Oct 11th!


DENNIS ASTORINO DLA+ ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN

ALl of Our activities are generously sponsored by:

Italian Card games: Scopa


20th of Sept. 2014

12- 1PM at Winchester Thurston Lower School


First, we learned some vocabulary and rules.


Then we played some cards:

  • SCOPA for adults.
  • ASSO PIGLIA TUTTO for the kids.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID THE KIDS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS SEPT 27th!


Film Night: CasoMai 


PLUS Group Conversation about the film 


26th and 27th of Sept. 2014

12- 1PM at Winchester Thurston Lower School


First, we watched the Film Friday night, with a short presentation, voted, and had a small discussion.


Then we had a longer discussion on the film on Saturday.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND VERY INTERESTING CONVERSATION IN ITALIAN!!!!  

THIS FILM REALLY MAKES YOU THINK!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENT October 4th and our next two Films: "Così è la vita" Friday October 11th

and "La Nostra Vita" Friday October 17th.


​Viewer Rating Percentage:


48% Bellissimo

​ 12% Bello

  4% Carino

  4% Brutto

  4% Bruttissimo

28% No vote


Italian Cartoon


13th of Sept. 2014

12- 1PM at Winchester Thurston Lower School


First, we learned some vocabulary.


Then we watch an Italian Cartoon.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID THE KIDS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS SEPT 20th!


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Story Time In Italian


6th of Sept. 2014

12- 1PM at Winchester Thurston Lower School


First, we learned some vocabulary (not on film).


Then we read the story, while our Instructors acted out the roles always emphasizing the vocabulary learned.


In the end, we finished with the children acting out the story along with our Instructors several times.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID THE KIDS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS SEPT 13th!