Fall & Winter 2018/2019 Program Guide VC18_FallWinterGuide_8p5x11_Web--AUGUST28 - Page 24

Culture CULTURAL TUESDAYS AT THE COLUMBUS CENTRE Cultural Tuesdays at the Columbus Centre is a series of free illustrated talks designed to engage our community on a wide range of topics, spanning from culture, lifestyle, history, cuisine, art and much more. Each month we present a series of events with a specially curated theme to explore art history, opera, film and the Renaissance. Join us every Tuesday at 7:00pm beginning September 11 in the the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery. Free admission and no RSVP required. SEPTEMBER 2018 A Renaissance Genius: The Life And Works of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Presented by: Dr. Sarah Rolfe Prodan. September 11, 18, 25 and October 2 at 7:00pm OCTOBER 2018 The Three Masters of Italian Belcanto: Rossini, Bellini and Donizzetti Opera Series. Presented by: Sebastiano Bazzichetto. October 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 7:00pm NOVEMBER 2018 Classic Italian Cinema: Masterworks of Commedia all'italiana. Presented in collaboration with ICFF and Istituto Italiano di Cultura. In Italian with English subtitles. No vember 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 7:00pm 24 | COLUMBUS CENTRE DECEMBER 2018 Canta Italia Tuesday Series. Serata musicale with accordionist, Claudio Santaluce. December 4 and 11 at 7:00pm JANUARY 2019 Prominent Women of The Italian Renaissance. Presented by: Dr. Sarah Rolfe Prodan in collaboration with ICFF and L'Istituto Italiano di Cultura. January 15, 22, 29 and February 5 at 7:00pm RISTORANTE BOCCACCIO SPECIAL PRIX-FIXE MENU Visit Ristorante Boccaccio before or after each presentation and enjoy a special $25.00 or $36.00 prix- fixe dinner menu, which includes your choice of wine or Prosecco. CULTURE CULTURAL EVENTS Presented by the Villa Charities’ Arts, Youth & Culture Department, Cultural Events are a curated selection of activities designed to engage our community in learning about the arts. Featuring artists, writers, performers and presenters, these events allow participants to discover the history, culture and differences that make up the Italian heritage. These events are free to attend and take place in the Columbus Centre. UPCOMING EVENTS DIASPORA SERIES: MULTICULTURALISM AND CULTURAL IDENTITIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY Book presentation and public reading of "Largoitalia" by author Corrado Paina. The evening also features the opening night reception for “Hold the Line,” recent works by Roberto Marra. In collaboration with Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Wednesday, September 5 at 7:00pm MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY FILIPPO GAMBETTA AND EMILYN STAM: ITALIAN DANCE FOLK MUSIC Thursday, September 13 at 7:00pm DIASPORA SERIES: LAND OF TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY: VOICES OF ITALIAN FALLEN WORKERS Tribute publication by the Italian Fallen Workers Memorial wall and associated projects. Date: TBA LET’S CELEBRATE TOGETHER: SETTIMANA DELLE LINGUA ITALIANA NEL MONDO "Parole, parole, parole!" A sing-a-long with Claudio Santaluce. Thursday, October 18 at 7:00pm LOCATION AND ADMISSION Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre 901 Lawrence Avenue West, Toronto, ON FREE ADMISSION TO ALL EVENTS For more information on our upcoming Cultural events and programs call 416-789-7011 ext. 248. Make your reservations today by calling 416-789-5555 FALL & WINTER 2018 / 19 | 25