Cultural Events Academic Year 2001-2002
► Sunday, October 14, 2001 Holy Mass in Italian @ Holy Ghost Church, in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of John Baptist Scalabrini, Father of Immigrants.
~A brunch will follow at the Italo-American Club, Providence, RI.
► November-December 2001 Food Drive for The Amos House.
► Thursday, November 15, 2001 Student/Faculty Leadership Conference @ Sprague Mansion, Cranston RI sponsored by Student Government.
► Friday, December 7, 2001 Childrens’ Party @ The Providence Campus.
December 16, 2001 "
"La pace delle stelle"
A Holiday Concert performed by Jessica Owen & Friends @ The Italo-American Club Providence RI.
► Sunday, December 23, 2001 A Christmas Play in Italian
with the participation of Donn Gennari and Marianna Lerch
@ Holy Ghost Church, Providence RI.
► Italian Holidays: Customs and Traditions. A Workshop for Children grades 2-6 @ Knightsville Library, Cranston RI.
► Tuesday, January 29, 2002 Italian American Historical Society Community Service Learning: Oral History Project. Organizational Meeting.
► Tuesday, February 12, 2002 “Carnevale Bake Sale” Knight Campus Lower Commons 10:00-1:00 PM.
► Tuesday, March 19, 2002 “Zeppole Bake Sale” Knight Campus Lower Commons 10:00-1:00 PM.
► Friday, May 3, 2002 "End of Year Reunion “ A Celebration of Learning and Sharing” --an invitation to join former and current students of Italian, their families, friends and community members. Enjoy an Italian Dinner @ Via Roma Atwells Ave. Providence RI.
recipient of The NIAF Gift of Discovery 2002
Recipient of RITI-UNITAM Book Award
The Renaissance Alliance Lodge OSIA
Outstanding Merit Award
► Monday, May 20, 2002 “Italian
Immersion Day” Knight Campus. A cultural day with RI High School students of Italian and their teachers.
► The Newport International Film Festival (NIFF) is excited to present:
Il Mio Viaggio in Italia
In this moving film, Martin Scorsese traces his love for Italian cinema back to his earliest childhood memories of growing up in Little Italy; and seeing his grandparents weep as they watched images of their homeland, devastated by war, in Rossellini's Paisan. Scorsese takes us through the films he loves best, some of them renowned classics like Fellini's 8 1/2, some of them lesser known or more difficult films like Blasetti's The Iron Crown, or Rossellini's Voyage to Italy. IL MIO VIAGGIO IN ITALIA is at once a careful analysis, an historical investigation, and the spiritual autobiography of a great artist.
This four-hour cinematic event is presented for one day only on Sunday, June 9th, from 11:00am-12:30 pm and then from2:00 pm-4:00 pm after a lunch break. The Newport International Film Festival is thrilled and honored to offer the Italian-American community an opportunity to view this one-of-a-kind documentary. For more information call Eva Butterworth at (401) 743-1308.
► June 13-16, 2002 Educational Trip to Montréal!
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