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October 2019

Giving Shape to Falstaff | XIX Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloomfield Township Public Library, 1099 Lone Pine Rd
Bloomfield Twp, 48302 United States
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Giuseppe Verdi’s final operatic masterpiece, Falstaff, is a brilliant comedy that astonished the musical world, coming as it did from the imagination of an author whose previous operas were the very embodiment of Romantic drama and tragic action.

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Becoming – Michelle Obama | Italian Book Club

October 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society, 4050 West Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.

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November 2019

IV Week of Italian Cuisine in the World

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Castle Hall – Grand Army of the Republic, 1942 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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“Educazione alimentare: la cultura del gusto”.
This year, Italian Cuisine Week in the World – in its fourth edition – will take place in Detroit on November 14, 2019, aims to promote Italy’s agri-food industry and the tradition of high-quality food and wine which is so central to the Italian identity and culture.

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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 52 tickets left

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

Serotonina (Michel Houellebecq) | 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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Florent-Claude Labrouste is forty-six years old, he hates his name and he takes Captorix, an antidepressant that releases serotonin and that has three adverse effects: nausea, disappearance of libido and impotence. His journey starts in Almería – where he meets two girls at a gas station.

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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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Call Me by Your name | Italian Book Club

February 16, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society, 4050 West Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
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Call Me by Your Name is a 2007 novel by American writer André Aciman that centers on a blossoming romantic relationship between an intellectually precocious and curious 17-year-old American-Italian Jewish boy named Elio Perlman and a visiting 24-year-old American Jewish scholar named Oliver in 1980s Italy.

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