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Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan

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December 2019

The Nativity Scene – Natale in Casa Cupiello

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Village Players, 34660 Woodward Ave
BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009 United States
$18 – $23 Sold out

The Nativity Scene imparts insights into why millions of immigrants left Italy and established their presepe (Christmas cribs) elsewhere, in the new Promised Land ... Through the image of the presepe, The Nativity Scene presents a dramatic debate over the place and significance of Italy's rich and powerful iconic heritage, and the myths and rituals attendant upon it as shapers of social life.
(Kevin Z. Moores)

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January 2020

The Leopard | Italian Book Club

January 19, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society, 4050 West Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
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The Leopard is a story of a decadent and dying aristocracy threatened by the forces of revolution and democracy. Set against the political upheavals of Italy in the 1860s, it focuses on Don Fabrizio, a Sicilian prince of immense sensual appetites, wealth, and great personal magnetism. Around this powerful figure swirls a glittering array of characters: a Bourbon king, liberals and pseudo liberals, peasants and millionaires.

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Gino Bartali: The Invisible Hero

January 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S Cranbrook Rd
BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009 United States
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Gino Bartali: Eroe Silenzioso
Three-time Giro champion helped save the lives of 800 Jews during the Holocaust.
We invite you to a Meet and Greet with Special Guest Speaker: Gioia Bartali

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February 2020

The Leopard | Film Screening

February 9, 2020 @ 4:30 am - 7:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society, 4050 West Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
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Luchino Visconti's best film and certainly the most personal of his historical epics, The Leopard chronicles the fortunes of Prince Fabrizio Salina and his family during the unification of Italy in the 1860s

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May 2020

Italian Songs and Arias Vocal Competition

May 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IACS, 43843 Romeo Plank Rd
Clinton Township, MI 48030 United States
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Those are required ingredients in every recipe for musical success.
Mix them under the proper conditions and a Star is Born. Or two, or three.

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Italy: The Fairy-Godmother of Literary Fairy Tales”

May 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society, 4050 West Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
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Fairy tales have captured our imagination for centuries and they still do. In this presentation we will see how the literary fairy tale began in Italy long before Perrault and before the Brothers Grimm made it famous.

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