Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 7 pm. Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Presented by Anita Sanseverino. In-person and virtual. Register for In-Person here. Register for Virtual here. The Venetian Carnevale is the most well-known festival in Venice, but there are other festas even closer to the hearts of Venetians. It used to be said that...

Tuesday, November 8 at 7 pm. Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Featuring Grazia d'Annuzio, former editor of Vogue Italia. Register here. Are you interested in Italian fashion? Would you like to hear how it started and how it developed over the years? Are you curious to hear stories about major Italian designers? Grazia d’Annuzio...

Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7 pm. Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Presented by Dr. Snjezana Smodlaka. Register here. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD destroyed the prosperous cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, and they remained buried under many feet of volcanic ash, stone and hardened lava for more than 16 centuries. The debri...

Special Holocaust Series: “If you are not indifferent, things can be different.” Tuesday, October 18 at 7 pm. Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation | 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY. Liliana Segre: An Italian Story of the Holocaust. An in-person and virtual event. Presented by Francesco Bonavita, Ph.D. Register for in-person here. Regis...

Opera and Lunch in the Afternoon. The Glorious Sound of the Operatic Singing Voice. Thursday, Oct. 13, noon to 4 pm. Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Come enjoy great food and company while sharing our love of opera! Presented by Dr. Snjezana Smodlaka and Lou Barrella. Register for Opera Luncheon Intuitively, we all know...

Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 pm. Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Presented by Luci Callipari-Marcuzzo. Register here. This is an in-person participatory collaborative performance, workshop and dialogue, which invites participants to crochet chains of red cotton thread, a symbol of the chain migration scheme in which many immig...

11th annual Italian Festival and Luxury Car and Motorbike Show. On the grounds of beautiful Casa Belvedere overlooking NY Harbor - 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Saturday, Sept 24 • Noon to 6 pm. Sunday, Sept 25 • Noon to 5 pm. A FUN-FILLED WEEKEND FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! A two-day extravaganza featuring an extraordinary showcase of Italia...

Musica Sotto le Stelle. The final one of the season! Antonio Guarna & Francesca Cavaliere perform Italian-American favorites! Register here for Musica dinner at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Tuesday, Sept. 13 • 6:30 to 9:30 pm; doors open at 6 pm. $125 members, $135 non-members. Four-course dinner includes wine, Flagship Brew...

One night only open to the public: September 7, 6-10 PM. Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation | 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY. RSVP here, required by Sept 1st. For the last 25 years America’s Artist Scott LoBaido has respectfully painted thousands of renditions of Old Glory. On schools, homes, fire houses, police stations, cars, and...

Tuesday, August 9 • 6:30 to 9:30 pm; doors open at 6 pm. Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation | 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Come and savor fine dining 'al fresco' style while Vanessa Racci serenades you with her unique brand of Italian Jazz. She will perform music from her first album Italiana Fresca, which reinvents Italian...