2016-2017 Calendar of Events

CENTER FOR ITALIAN CULTURE AT FITCHBURG STATE UNIVERSITY

Programming 2016 - 2017

My Mother's Italian,
My Father's Jewish
& I'm in Therapy

Thursday, October 13, 2016 | 7 p.m. | Falcon Hub, Hammond Hall

Join writer/star Steve Solomon for an evening of hysterical comedy in this presentation of one of the longest running one-man shows ever. Topped off with the voices of almost 30 of the most hilarious characters and situations you’ve ever seen, side-splitting laughter is guaranteed.

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Sponsored by the Center for Italian Culture

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FACULTY TALK:

The Restoration of Musical Performance Venues
in Venice and Rome
 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 12:30 p.m. | Kent Recital Hall

Dr. Teresa Fava Thomas will discuss efforts to save and restore historic Italian churches and performance halls where musicians like Vivaldi, Palestrina, Monteverdi, and Strozzi played their music 400 years ago. 

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LECTURE/DEMONSTRATION:

ON BRASS MUSIC AND COMPETITION

French horn player Shelagh Abate and composer Michele Caniato

Friday, November 4, 2016 | 12:30 and 2:00 p.m. | Kent Recital Hall

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CONCERT:

Canti e Cantici:

Music in the Age of Humanism
and Scientific Revolution

Composers of the Renaissance and Baroque Era

Featuring the Triton Brass Quintet and vocalists, Elise Groves, Sean Lair,
Caroline Rossiter Olsen and Elijah Blaisdell

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 | 7 p.m. | Kent Recital Hall

Free Admission

Contact Centerstage

(978) 665-3347 / centerstage@fitchburgstate.edu
Weston Box Office / Thursday & Friday 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

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FILM:

Marty

Starring Ernest Borgine and Betsy Blair

Wednesday, March 22 | 3:30 p.m. 

Ellis White Lecture Hall | Hammond Hall

Free Admission

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FILM:

Moonstruck

Starring Cher, Nicholas Cage & Olympia Dukakis

Wednesday, April 19 | 3:30 p.m.

Ellis White Lecture Hall | Hammond Hall

Free Admission