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Guido: Story of an Italian Immigrant

Guido: Story of an Italian Immigrant by Rita Amabili Life is hard, work is scarce and wages are poor during the early decades of the 20th century in Le Marches’ countryside. To escape a life of poverty, Guido immigrates to … Continue reading

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Word Wednesday: Cena

cena=dinner chay-nah La Biblioteca has a wide range of reference books to help you learn Italian. Come by for a visit!

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Il Poeta – Dante

November 28th, 2013 Il Poeta “From a little spark may burst a flame” – Dante Dante degli Alighieri recognized the need for a new literature and unified language that extended past the limits of Latin during the 13th century. Known … Continue reading

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Word Wednesday: Pomodoro

pomodoro=tomato poh-moh-doh-roh La Biblioteca has a wide range of reference books to help you learn Italian. Come by for a visit!

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Travel Tuesdays: La Puglia – Apulia

Situated at the south-eastern tip of the Italian peninsula, Apulia region is known as “the heel of Italy’s boot”. Famous for its beautiful beaches, traditions, and culture, this region makes an ideal destination during both summer and winter months. If … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesdays: Il Molise

Molise is situated in south-central Italy. It is the newest region of Italy, as it was part of the Abruzzo region until 1970. The survival of customs and traditions, of handicrafts and the old professions that have disappeared elsewhere is a unique … Continue reading

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Thrilling Thursdays!/ Giovale giovedì!: Upcoming Events/ Eventi imminenti

Vancouver Opera Vancouver Opera’s 2013/2014 season includes three Italian operas and a special Italian opera event. Subscriptions available. Single tickets go on sale September 3, 2013. Tickets are available from the VSO website. Tea and Trumpets VSO: The World of … Continue reading

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Thrilling Thursdays!/ Giovale giovedì!: Upcoming Events/ Eventi imminenti

Culture Days 2013September 27, 28, 28 Attend the many events being held in across Canada for Culture Days. Learn and interact with your arts community from musical performances to hand-on activities. Many of the events are free. Come to the … Continue reading

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Thrilling Thursdays!/ Giovale giovedì!: Upcoming Events/ Eventi imminenti

Il Volo Italian pop opera group Il Volo will be performing at the Orpheum August 25, 2013. Concert tickets are available through Ticketmaster.  They will be performing songs from their new album titled “We are Love”. Come to the library … Continue reading

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Food Fridays! : Ricette di Giorno / Recipe of the Day

Titolo del libro: Culinaria Italy : Pasta, pesto, passion Call #: ENG 641 PIR  c2 Pagina: 385 Ricetta: Pollo alla Potentina Pollo alla Potentina 1 pollo, 1,2 kg di peso 6-8/300 pomodori maturi grammo 2 cucchiai di burro 2 cucchiai … Continue reading

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