Italian Baroque Opera

Italian Baroque Opera

A concert of Italian Baroque opera arias is to be staged on Tuesday 31 October at 7:30pm, in the Mount Stromlo Assembly Hall (Badimara Street,…

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Trace your Italian Ancestries!

Trace your Italian Ancestries!

The International Specialised Skills Institute (ISS Institute), an Australian organisation that provides Fellowships across an array of areas, has just opened a Fellowship which may…

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Poetry Corner - Umberto Saba

Poetry Corner – Umberto Saba

Poet and novelist Umberto Saba was born in 1883 in Trieste when the city was under the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and died in 1957 in nearby…

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Espressioni idiomatiche

Espressioni idiomatiche

Here are three idiomatic expressions and a false friend. Prendersela – [composed of the verb prendere in the reflexive form + la meaning for/about it]…

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A bit of History - Andrea Mantegna

A bit of History – Andrea Mantegna

Andrea Mantegna (1431 – 13 September 1506) is one of our foremost painters of the Italian Renaissance. Born near Padua, at the age of eleven…

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