Culture

2017 Cultural Activities

8-9 pm – Function Room – 2nd floor – Notaras Multicultural Centre
180 London Circuit – Civic (entry via Civic Square)

9 March 
Art – Gordon Bull: Giotto 

6 April
Poetry – Mark O’Connor: “Shakespeare as an Italian”

22 June 
To be advised

20 July
To be advised

5 October 
To be advised

2 November 
To be advised

23 November
End–of year function – Dante Musica Viva, cooking competition, refreshments

AGM (8–9 pm Function Room, NMC, Civic): 20 April

CHOIR REHEARSALS (5–7 pm Function Room, NMC, Civic): every Thursday from 2 February to 7 December

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – Easter: Good Friday on 14 April; Easter Monday on 17 April; Anzac Day: Friday 25 April; Queen’s Birthday: Monday 12 June

 

2016 Cultural Activities

8-9 pm – Function Room – 2nd floor – Notaras Multicultural Centre
180 London Circuit – Civic (entry via Civic Square)

24 February
Sports – Clinica Mobile for motorcycle racing around the world

17 March
Art and History – Sara D’Alessandro: “Perspective. From Brunelleschi to Michelangelo: a system for reading the world”

21 April
Cinema – Gino Moliterno: the life and work of Sofia Loren

21 June
Health – Videoconference on the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute of Bologna

21 July
Fashion&Style – Anna Rita Tamponi: the language of Italian fashion

29 September
History Michael Alder: the rise and fall of the Roman Empire

27 October
Music – Christopher Latham: a tribute to Maria Callas

24 November
End–of year function – Dante Musica Viva, cooking competition, refreshments

AGM (8–9 pm Function Room, NMC, Civic): 31 March

CHOIR REHEARSALS (5–7 pm Function Room, NMC, Civic): every Thursday from 28 January to 8 December

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – Easter: Good Friday on 25 March; Easter Monday 28 March; Anzac Day: Friday 25 April

 

2015 Cultural Activities

8-9 pm* – Function Room – 2nd floor – Notaras Multicultural Centre
180 London Circuit – Civic (entry via Civic Square)**

 

5  March
Food, Art and History – Grazia Miccichè, Dept of Italian at the ANU: “The art of cooking and eating in Italy”

6  March
Society videoconference with Italian author and journalist Pino Aprile: “Terroni? Undeserved vilification of Southern Italians”

9 April
Science  David Wilson: Galileo v the Church – who was the hero and who the villain?

18 June
Literature – Gino Moliterno (ANU’s Film Studies): celebrating Dante’s 750th birth anniversary

16 July
History – Elizabeth Minchin, Centre for Classical Studies at the ANU: “The garden in the ancient Roman world: what can we learn from Pompeii and Herculaneum?”

1 October
Presentation – Mathew Trinca, Director of the National Museum of Australia: “The Italians in Australian Museums: how we represent the Italian diaspora through objects and their stories”

11 October
Poetry  Reading of Italian poetry at Manning Clark House

29 October
Music  Christopher Latham: Puccini – the populist revolutionary

26 November
End-of year function  Dante Musica Viva & other entertainment; culinary competition; refreshments

 

AGM (8-9 pm Function Room, NMC, Civic):  23 April

CHOIR REHEARSALS (5-7 pm Function Room, NMC, Civic): every Thursday from 29 January to 10 December

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS (all during our term break)
Easter – Good Friday on 3 April; Easter Monday 6 April
Anzac Day – Friday 25 April

 

* Except for the 26 Nov activity which commences at 7pm, and the poetry reading which starts at 2pm on Sunday 11 October

** Except for the video-conference which will be held at the Italo-Australian Club, and the poetry reading which will be held at Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circle, Forrest