COMMUNITY COLLEGE ITALIAN
CLUB OFFERS EVENTS FROM FEBRUARY THROUGH MAY
Il Club Italiano presents a
variety of cultural events this semester.
Great Cities of the Ancient World: Rome
on Wednesday, February 13 at 11:15 a.m. in Classroom Building-Room 100.
This film recreates Rome and Pompeii as they were 2000 years ago. See
Romans applauding the bloody gladiator spectacles and the Circus Maximus,
where 150,000 cheered the chariot races. Gaze at the lavish lifestyles in
both Rome and Pompeii
- the baths, theatres, temples, palaces, and shopping markets.
Ballo di Carnevale on Saturday, February 16 at 8:30 p.m. in the Student Center.
$8 in advance; $10 at door. Join in an enjoyable night of dancing
and participate in a costume contest. Live music performed by Angelo &
Federico. (Event sponsored jointly
with the Salerno
Club de Amici.)
Raphael: Renaissance Painter & Romantic on Wednesday, March 5 at
11:15 a.m. in Classroom Building-Room 200.
Considered to be a Renaissance “Lover of Ladies” today, we still
enjoy his meltingly lovely Madonna’s, his adorable images of children, his
Michelangelo-inspired figures, and the mysterious “Veiled Lady.” The lecture
will be presented by Art Professor Lynne Mayocole.
The Frizzi & Lazzi Carnevale on Sunday, March 16 at 4:00 p.m. in the
Academic Arts Theatre. $10 General
Admission/$8 for students and seniors.
Donizetti's La Fille du Regiment on Wednesday, March 26 at 11:15
a.m. in Classroom Building-Room 200.
Free Admission. This opera reveals
the many sides of Donizetti's great talent. It is serious, comical, and
tender. Guest speaker Bridget Paolucci talks about the many facets of this
That Woman and the Mafia Don on Wednesday, April 2 at 11:15 a.m. in
Classroom Building-Room 100. Free
Admission. Guest speaker Dr. Pagliaro will give a presentation of her
novel, That Woman and the Mafia Don.
The novel conveys the rejection of Mafia values.
Sicilian Love Story on Wednesday, April 9 at 11:15 a.m. in Classroom
Building-Room 100. Free Admission.
Guest speaker Anna Mione, author of several novels, will speak about
the assimilation of Sicilians into American society. She will also read from
her latest sequel.
ONE-WOMAN SHOW: Pinocchio on Saturday, April 5 at 2:00 p.m., in the
Free Admission. Performer
Stephanie Mita interweaves song, acting, movement and the spoken word to
create an exciting retelling of this classic story. A must-see for the
entire family, ages 6 and up.
The Power of the Past…Florence
on Wednesday, April 23 at 11:15 a.m. in Classroom Building-Room 100.
Free Admission. Journalist Bill
Moyers explores the city's rich Renaissance legacy.
La Traviata on Sunday, May 4 at 3:00 p.m. in the Academic Arts
Theatre. Free Admission.
Franco Zeffirelli's film version of Verdi's classic opera.
For tickets, make checks out to Westchester Community
College FSA/Italian Club. Mail to Professor Sclafani, Westchester Community
College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla,
For more information, call 914-606-6790.