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“The roots of Italian Taste: revisiting seven thousand years of culinary traditions”

Join us for this special Caffè & Cultura by Laura Motta. Many of the Italian traditional ingredients can be tracked back to prehistoric time, since the first domesticated plants have been cultivated during the neolithic. This historical overview, based on

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The Healer of Guildenwood | Book Presentation at DAS

Book Presentation By The Author  The Healer of Guildenwood is the story of a young woman, Margaret Ann Shepherd, who finds herself in a unique predicament—having her soul “borrowed”, inexplicably “trekking” to a different world where it manifests in a

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Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Italian Language in Michigan

The Consulate of Italy in Detroit and the Department of Education for the State of Michigan Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Italian Language On January 20th 2017, the Consul of Italy, Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa, met with Brian

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“Benedetto Croce: the philosopher that intimidated Mussolini”. | A lecture by Armando Delicato

“Benedetto Croce: the philosopher that intimidated Mussolini”. A lecture by Armando Delicato Join Us! Sunday, January 15, 2017 | 4:30pm-6:00pm Where: 630 N Old Woodward Ave – Ste 102 (Entrance in the back of the building lower level) Reservation required

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DAS Annual Membership Meeting | Dec. 17 @ 11:30am

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Saturday, December 17, 2016 11:30am-1pm For DAS Members: As the end of the year approaches, we are looking back at DAS 2016 achievements and looking ahead at DAS goals and opportunities for 2017. In order to round up

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Live Cooking Demonstration “The Extraordinary Italian Taste, I Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo

The Consulate of Italy in Detroit, the Istituto di Cultura in Chicago, the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan in collaboration with the Italian Program in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Wayne State University, the

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Capodacqua (Arquata del Tronto) | Fundraising Updates

  On occasion of the Columbus Day Celebration, and on Silvio Medoro’s initiative, a Medieval dinner event was organized to provide reconstruction support funding for the town of Capodacqua di Arquata del Tronto devastated during the recent earthquake in Italy.

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Porte aperte – “Open Doors” by Leonardo Sciascia | A lecture by Joseph Francese

Join us for this special Caffè & Cultura by Professor Joseph Francese. Professor Francese will discuss with us the book Open Doors by Leonardo Sciascia and the screen adaptation by Gianni Amelio. Feel free to read the book in Italian

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Italian Book Club | The Prince by Niccolò Macchiavelli | Dec. 2

Friday, December 2, 2016 7 pm to 9 pm DAS: 630 N Old Woodward Ave,  Suite 102 Lover Level entrance and parking in the back  of the building. Birmingham, MI 48009 Coordinated by Paola Melara De Sandre Registration Required – The

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Adrian to Honor Italian Immigrants killed in 1901 train crash

Adrian to Honor Italian Immigrants killed in 1901 train crash On Thanksgiving Eve in 1901, two trains No. 4 and No. 13 collided near Adrian Michigan, killing over 100 Italian immigrants who had recently come to the United States for

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Ritrovare le nostre radici | Rediscover our roots | Oct. 23 at 4:30pm

Ritrovare le nostre radici by Andrea Flesichfresser | In Italian and English Il cambiamento, principalmente come espatriati, molte volte, ci porta a delle sfide nella nostra vita personale e professionale. La diversità culturale e senza dubbio la nuova lingua, ci

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Italia paese diVino – Caffè & Cultura | June 12, 2016 – 4:30pm

“No poem was ever written by a drinker of water” Horace The origins of wine are so old to sink into the legend. Some trace the origin of the vine until Adam and Eve, saying the forbidden fruit of Eden

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Luigi, Faber & Genova

The Consulate of Italy in Detroit in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago and the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan presented, Luigi, Faber & Genova, omaggio ai cantautori italiani Tenco, De André e una grande città mediterranea un recital di e

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Italian Book Club | July 15, 2016 – Valerio Massimo Manfredi: The Ides of March

We are pleased to announce the next meeting of our Italian Book Club. We welcome the Dante Alighieri members and non members to join us in this exciting adventure in the Italian literature. We are meeting every three months to

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L’Olocausto in Italia | The Holocaust in Italy

La Società Dante Alighieri del Michigan sotto gli auspici del Consolato d’Italia a Detroit in occasione della commemorazione delle vittime della Shoah del 27 gennaio 1945 ha presentato L’Olocausto in Italia a cura del Prof. Gabriele Boccaccini, University of Michigan.

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 Dante Alighieri Society 2015 Year End Gala  | Dante Alighieri 750º Anniversary

Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 6:00 pm – The Reserve The Gala organized by the Società Dante Alighieri to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the birth of the Divine Poet, was met with excitement and smiles. DAS summarized what achieved in 2015 to keep alive

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La Dante? una risorsa

Video-racconto della tre giorni dell’82° Congresso Internazionale della Società Dante Alighieri, svoltosi a Milano dal 25 al 27 settembre scorsi.  

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“Are the Passengers Saved?” News!

Local Author filming movie in Detroit & Italy about surviving deadly shipwreck. “The Titanic of the 1950s” inspires local woman’s life-long mission to expose the controversial truth about the ship’s captain. Trailer and Media Coverage! Media coverage in Italy: La Rai “Community”,

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Ancient food greets Archaeology

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan 
in collaboration with The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology presented Ancient food greets Archaeology DAS presented a private guided tour at 
University of Michigan’s Kelsey Museum of Archaeology to discover Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. The experience was completed with

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Caffè e Cultura | “How a world icon comes to life: the Ford Mustang”

For Giuliano Zuccato, a native of Italy, it was a serendipitous path from a river powered sawmill near Venice where he cut raw timber for the locals to the design studios of Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan. Shortly after

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