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DAS 2018 End of Year Party

Historical Museum Detroit 5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit

We are very excited about our 2018 End of year Party.
DAS will crown this year with a celebration which includes the “Dante Distinctive Citizen Award” ceremony to honor admirable members of the community that with effort and passion strive to promote the Italian culture and language in our area. We are pleased to announce that for 2018 the recipient is Maria Harris.

$95 – $105

Living and Working Across Cultures

Dante Alighieri Society 4050 West Maple Rd, Suite 250, Bloomfield Hills

Living and working in a different culture can be challenging, adapting in a new way to communicate, connecting with people and also making business.

Free

Luigi Ferri: The Survival of a 12-year-old Italian Child at Auschwitz – Il Giorno della Memoria

Michigan League University of Michigan 911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor

776 Italian children under the age of 14 were deported to Auschwitz. Only 25 survived the gas chambers. Luigi Ferri was one of them.
As the child of mixed marriage he could have avoided deportation, but he refused to abandon his beloved Jewish grandmother when she was arrested in June 1944 in Trieste.

Italian Ecocinema Beyond the Human

Dante Alighieri Society 4050 West Maple Rd, Suite 250, Bloomfield Hills

On this special Caffè & Cultura Elena Past will discuss the research she conducted to write her book, Italian Ecocinema Beyond the Human (Indiana University Press, 2019), which examines five Italian films shot on location

The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci Part 1

Dante Alighieri Society 4050 West Maple Rd, Suite 250, Bloomfield Hills

The Artist -  The Scientist - The Inventor  
Get a unique look into Leonardo Da Vinci’s life and the works and personality of one of the greatest artists who ever lived.

$9 – $15

The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci Part 2

Dante Alighieri Society 4050 West Maple Rd, Suite 250, Bloomfield Hills

The Artist – The Scientist – The Inventor
Get a unique look into Leonardo Da Vinci’s life and the works and personality of one of the greatest artists who ever lived.

Free

Italian Film Festival Detroit

Enjoy the local premiere of 12 recent Italian films plus 2 short film programs shown in Italian language with English subtitles at 6 locations. In
collaboration with the Detroit Institute of Arts, Wayne State University, Michigan State University and the Sun Theatre. Presented under the
auspices of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit. FREE admission.

Free

Power, Mystery, Charm….Diamonds!

Dante Alighieri Society 4050 West Maple Rd, Suite 250, Bloomfield Hills

Everybody knows what a diamond is! We love the way sparkles and the romance it evokes. But how does it form? Where can we find it? How is it possible to cut it, if it really is the hardest material? How can we judge its quality?

Free
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