Saturday, January 16th • 10:00am ET Live from Italy!!! Umbria and Valnerina, Cascia, Norcia, Castelluccio and More. With Anne Robichaud. Organized by Casa Belvedere. Register Here. Do you know what a "norcineria" offers? Ever tasted the famous “lost beans” of the Valnerina? Ever heard of Preci and a curiosity that makes it famous? Let’s warm up our...

Friday, December 4th • 7:00-9:00pm. Organized by Casa Belvedere. With Carla Gambescia. Registration is required. Once you register for a virtual event, you will receive an invitation to join the live zoom program the night before the event. Discover the surprising backstories behind some of our most cherished holiday traditions from Saint Nicholas...

November 19th • 7:00-9:00pm EDT. Organized by casa Belvedere. with Anita Sanseverino and Louis Leonini. Although the city of Venice is the most well-known part of the Veneto, there are islands, towns and cities that are far older,with a history all their own. In this presentation Louis and Anita will explore the histories of great cities such as Ve...

Thursday, November 5th • 7:00-9:00pm. Register Here. Come to hear the story of Vincenzo Imparato, former Professional Boxer and Italian super-middleweight Champion of Italy and founder of Si Espresso. Along with his business partner and wife, Adriana they will talk about life in Italy, the art of Italian coffee and life lessons of his boxing career...

Thursday, November 5th • 7:00-9:00pm edt. Organized by Casa Belvedere. Register Here. With religious roots as old as the dawn of modern civilization, Italy teems with churches central to the identities of cities that built them. Naturally, visitors flock to St. Peter’s in Rome, St. Mark’s in Venice and Florence’s Duomo which defined Italian Renaiss...

October 20th • 7:00-9:00pm - Raphael Santi/Sanzio – Celebrating His Art 500 Years After His Death. Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael, all three known by their first names, are considered the greatest masters of Italian High Renaissance. Raphael created his own recognizable style -serene celestial beauty of religious paintings – but learned from,...

Thursday October 15th • 7:00-9:00pm. With Carla Gambescia. Organized by Casa Belvedere – The Italian Cultural Foundation. Test your knowledge about Italian cuisine while discovering little-known facts and the origin stories behind some of the Italian cuisine’s most iconic ingredients and dishes. An interactive and entertaining “salon” exploring It...

Though the pandemic has prevented live participation in Casa Belvedere’s classes and program offerings over the last several months, it didn’t stop the cultural foundation from sharing Italian arts and culture with the community on a virtual basis. In late summer when the foundation was able to resume outdoor programs, protocol related to proper so...

Relax in the Countryside and Farmhouses - Saturday, August 22nd • 10:00am EDT. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Join Beatrice as she explores the various vacations Italy has to offer. Guest Speaker: Marco Evangelista, Director of Journeys by Central Holidays. Each Coffee Chat guest is entered to win a specialty gift courtesy of SI-Espresso...

Live Coffee Chat at Casa Belvedere: At the Lakes - Saturday, August 8th • 10:00am EST. Each Coffee Chat guest is entered to win a specialty gift courtesy of SI-Espresso! REGISTER HERE. Once you register, you will receive the link to join the chat the night before the event. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Join Beatrice as she explores the...