Tuesday, March 22 at 7 pm. Visions of Dante. A virtual program led by Carla Gambescia. Register here: zoom link will be sent before the program. Organized by Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation. Dante Alighieri is perhaps the greatest poet to have ever lived, and his La Divina Commedia is universally considered one of the very finest wo...

We begin the eleventh year of We the Italians interviews with a true excellence in the divulgation of Italian culture in the United States. Carla Gambescia's name is known to many Americans who have the good fortune to have Italian origins and others who do not, and it is synonymous with Dolce Vita: it is precisely to Dolce Vita that Carla turns wh...

Join us on Sunday, December 19 at 4PM and discover the surprising stories behind our most cherished traditions from Saint Nicholas and the Nativity to candy canes and Christmas stockings. Award-winning author, lecturer and photographer, Carla Gambescia will guide us through the stories behind our holiday festivities! RSVP Here. This event is FREE t...

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3 | 6:00 P.M. ET - Registration fee: $25. Register Here. Italians have always been masters of reinvention. Join Carla Gambescia in her fascinating exploration of post-WWII Italy when the Bel Paese arose like a phoenix from the ashes and devastation, transforming itself from the face of Il Duce to the land of La Dolce Vita. You'l...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 | 6:00 P.M. EDT. Pride Passion and Pandemonium: Il Palio di Siena. Registration fee: $25. Register Here. Excited to get back to Italy? Us too! Join NIAF to experience the sights and sounds of Il Palio di Siena, a four-day cultural sporting extravaganza, culminates in the world's most thrilling horse race. Witness the crowds that...

Thursday December 10. 4PM PST on IAMLA facebook page. RSVP Here. Have you ever wondered where your favorite holiday traditions came from? Join us on December 10th at 4 pm PST via Facebook Live when we take a look at the unexpected stories behind some of our most beloved holiday figures, imagery, and traditions. From Babbo Natale and the nativity, t...

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...

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...

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...

Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 7:00 PM. Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Avenue, Harrison, NY, 10528. More info here. Celebrate Italian Heritage Month by joining us for this virtual Happy Hour & Trivia Night with author Carla Gambescia. Test your knowledge of all things Italian and raise a glass in honor of Italy. Carla is sharing with us some delicious recip...