FILM NIGHT: La gente che sta bene

 

13th of March. 2015 

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: 

"Tutta Colpa di Freud" Friday April 24th


​Viewer Rating Percentage for La Gente Che Sta Bene:


La Gente Che Sta Bene​:                                                  

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​              % Bello                            

              % Carino                             

              % Brutto                               

              % Bruttissimo                               

              % No vote                              


FILM NIGHT: Mi RiFaccio vivo AND


AI RACCOMANDATI C'e' CHI DICE NO


 

20th of Feb. 2015 and 27th of Feb. 2015

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 28th (No pics).


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 2 FILMS: 

"Mi Rifaccio Vivo" Friday February 20th

"Ai Raccomandati, C'e' Chi dice No" Friday February 27th


​Viewer Rating Percentage for Il Capitale Umano:


Mi Rifaccio Vivo:         Ai Raccomandati, c'e' ci dice no"                                             

80% Bellissimo              % Bellissimo                               

​40% Bello                        % Bello                             

  6% Carino                     % Carino                             

  0% Brutto                      % Brutto                               

  0% Bruttissimo            % Bruttissimo                               

2% No vote                      % No vote                              


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 



FILM NIGHT: IL CAPITALE UMANO

 

23rd of Jan. 2015

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 2 FILMS: 

"Mi Rifaccio Vivo" Friday February 20th

"Ai Raccomandati, C'e' Chi dice No" Friday February 27th


​Viewer Rating Percentage for Il Capitale Umano:


Il Capitale Umano:                                                      

80% Bellissimo                                           

​40% Bello                                                    

  6% Carino                                                   

  0% Brutto                                                    

  0% Bruttissimo                                           

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:

Group Conversation

Italian Card games: Scopa


10th of Jan. 2015

12- 1:30PM at Winchester Thurston Lower School


After we went over the rules, we played Scopa and had some nice discussion in Italian.


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


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS Jan 24th!


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


BOOK CLUB,

GROUP CONVERSATION,

MUSICA AND GIOCHI ALL IN ITALIAN


24th of Jan. 2015


12- 1PM BOOK CLUB

1PM- 2:30pm GROUP CONVERSATION

3PM- 4PM MUSICA E GIOCHI per Ragazzini e Adulti

at Winchester Thurston Lower School


First, we read and discussed a book in Italian.

Had a great conversation in Italian about the Film Il CAPITALE UMANO, then we learned some vocabulary, music, and played some great games of 1) Memory, 2) Gioco dell'Oca (LIVE Board) and 3) Balla Balla Dance Dance


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID OUR MEMBERS and THEIR KIDS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS FEB 7th!


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Story Time In Italian


10th of Jan. 2015

2pm- 3PM 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 Jan 24th!


SPECIAL EVENT: 


THE ITALIAN GARDEN PROJECT


COMES TO LA SCUOLA GG! 


28th of MARCH. 2015


2PM- 3:30pm ITALIAN GARDEN'S presentation and children's activities per Ragazzini at Winchester Thurston Lower School


Had a great time with Mary Minnetti from the Italian Garden Project!  She explained to us all about Italian Gardens, the history (story behind it), the traditions (old ways of life), and what is done today.  All of the children learned so much about Italian history, traditions, and were shocked to see what all of their ancestors did in preparation to eat one meal.  It was a lot of fun and the kids were able to do a lot of great hands-on activities to learn more in depth about the Italian way of life and so much more!   THANK YOU MARY!  GRAZIE MARY!


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID OUR MEMBERS and THEIR KIDS!!!!


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


GROUP CONVERSATION,


STORY TIME: IL SERPENTE COLORATO


14th of MARCH 2015


12PM- 1:30pm GROUP CONVERSATION (No Pics)

2PM- 3:30PM STORY TIME: IL SERPENTE COLORATO per Ragazzini at Winchester Thurston Lower School


Had a great conversation in Italian about Italian and Italian-American life, culture and history, then for Story time we learned some vocabulary, acted out a story, colored, and did some great fun activities.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID OUR MEMBERS and THEIR KIDS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS MARCH 28th!


GROUP CONVERSATION,


sTORY TIME: La Storia D'Arlecchino


FESTA DI CARNEVALE con i GIOCHI

ALL IN ITALIAN


7th of Feb. 2015


12PM- 1:30pm GROUP CONVERSATION

2PM- 3:30PM STORY TIME, FESTA DI CARNEVALE E GIOCHI per Ragazzini

at Winchester Thurston Lower School


Had a great conversation in Italian about Italian and Italian-American life, culture and history, then for Story time we learned some vocabulary, acted out a story, colored, made some masks and played a great game of Balla Balla Dance Dance.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID OUR MEMBERS and THEIR KIDS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT EVENTS FEB 21st!


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: RODELINDA JAN 30th


30th of JAN. 2015:


1) OPERA RODELINDA at the CAPA THEATER Downtown Pittsburgh.


WE HAD LOTS OF FUN AND SO DID our 27 MEMBERS and STUDENTS!!!!


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT OPERA EVENT!


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