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Italian Studies Institute Presents Sicilian Music and Poetry Event  

Tourists walking around in Sicily, ItalyThe Charles and Joan Alberto Italian Studies Institute, a part of the College of Arts & Sciences, will be presenting "The Sicilian Music and Poetry of Nino Provenzano" on Thursday, November 8 at 6 p.m. in the Theatre-in-the-Round in the Bishop Dougherty University Center.

The Institute was established in 2003 to coordinate the University's many activities relating to Italian American history and culture, to sponsor cultural events and to promote curriculum development and community outreach. The event is co-sponsored by the U.S. Delegation of the Constantinian Order.

Emmy Award winning actor Michael Badalucco will be translating the writings into English. Provenzano is an Italian poet known for his works The Return, Footprints in the Snow and I'd Love to Come. Gaetano Cipolla, professor emeritus at St. John's University, will be providing introducing the program and providing translations.

The event is open to the general public and free to attend. A reception will follow in the Faculty Lounge.

RSVP: Barbara Ritchie

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For more information, please contact:

  • Barbara Ritchie
  • (973) 275-2967