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Published on: 10/23/2015 5:19 PM
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2015 EVENTS 

  

County of Santa Clara, CA, USA/Province of Florence* Sister County Commission to Host Italian Film Screening

New Italian Cinema Events Brings “Io “Arlecchino” (I, Harlequin)

to Santa Clara University

 

WHAT:

Join the Santa Clara County-Province* of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission and friends of the Commission for a screening of “Io Arlecchino” (I, Harlequin) by Giorgio Pasotti and Matteo Bini.  “Io Arlecchino” is a life-affirming story of a father-son relationship against the colorful background of the Italian theatrical tradition of “Commedia dell’Arte.”

 

Order “Io Arlecchino” Tickets ($25 Per Person) Online at www.scupresents.org  or Call SCU Presents box office at 408-551-1853 (Office hours, Thursday through Friday, 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.)

For Information, call (408) 299-5121.

 

WHO:

Mateo Bini, Special Guest, Co-Director and Screenwriter

County of Santa Clara, CA/USA Province* of Florence, Italy Sister County  

Viviana del Bianco, Director New Italian Cinema Events (N.I.C.E.) from Florence

Dr. Victor and Julia Botto Vari, Italian Studies Initiative at Santa Clara University

SCU Presents

 

WHEN:

Friday, November 13, 2015

6:15 pm: Doors Open with Light Refreshments

7:00 pm: Film Screening (In Italian with English Subtitles)

8:30 pm: Q&A with Special Guest Matteo Bini, Co-Director/Screenwriter

 

WHERE:

Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall

Franklin St. near Lafayette St., Santa Clara.   Parking Garage: Alviso St., near Franklin St.

 

WHY:

For the past 29 years, the County of Santa Clara, USA/ Province* of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission has promoted the understanding of Italian culture and heritage in the San Francisco Bay Area. Proceeds from this event will support Italian arts and culture, and the Commission’s scholarship program to help enhance the study abroad experience of university students from Santa Clara County to study in Florence.  Call SCU Presents box office at 408-551-1853 (Thursday-Friday, 3:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.), or visit www.sccgov.org/florenceevents. 

RSVP Today!  Space is limited!

 

*The Province of Florence is being replaced by the Florence Metropolitan City.  The County is actively pursuing a relationship with the new organization.

 

 

 View Io Arlecchino Electronic flier

 

 

 

 

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County of Santa Clara, CA, USA/Province of Florence*, Italy
Sister County Commission to Host
Notte d'Amore/Night of Love Opera Event
 
 
WHAT:
Join the Santa Clara County/Province of Florence*, Italy Sister County Commission for an evening of the most romantic love arias, duets and ensembles from Italian operas, such as “Un bel dì, vedremo” from Puccini's Madama Butterfly; “Donde lieta uscì” from Puccini's La Bohème;
“Libiamo ne' lieti calici” from Verdi's La Traviata.
 
WHO:
County of Santa Clara CA, USA/Province of Florence*, Italy Sister County Commissioners
First Street Opera Singers
Opera and Italian culture lovers
Commission friends
 
WHEN:
Saturday, April 25, 2015
6:00-7:00 p.m., Reception
7:00-8:30 p.m., Performance
 
WHERE:
Little Italy’s Piazza
350 W. Julian St. San Jose, CA 95110
(Behind Bel Bacio Italian Coffee)
 
WHY:
For the past 28 years, the County of Santa Clara, USA/ Province of Florence*, Italy Sister County Commission Florence Commission has been promoting the understanding of Italian culture and heritage in the San Francisco Bay Area. Proceeds from this event will support Italian arts and culture, and the Commission’s scholarship program to help enhance the study abroad experience of college students from Santa Clara County.
 
Tickets: $45 per person by April 20.  $55 at the door as space allows.
This delightful event includes beautiful music, traditional Italian antipasti and dessert.
 

 

For more information call (408)299-5115 or visit www.sccgov.org/florenceevents

 

RSVP Today!  Space is limited!

 

To print Notte d'Amore Event Invitation and RSVP form: click here 
 

 

*The Province of Florence is being replaced by the Florence Metropolitan City.  The County is actively pursuing a relationship with the new organization.

 

 

 

To print Notte d'Amore Event Invitation and RSVP: click here 

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2014 EVENTS

  

N.I.C.E Short Film Screenings at Santa Clara University

Friday, November 21, 2014

6:15 p.m. Doors open

7:00 p.m. Short Film Screenings

 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

   

   

 


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2014 Medici Medallion Citizen of the Year Dinner Celebration
 
Honoring Former Commissioner Duilio Peruzzi Ph.D.
 
and Launch of the Duilio Peruzzi Scholarship Fund
 
Thursday, October 2, 2014
 
Guglielmo’s Family Winery
 
1480 E. Main Street, Morgan Hill
 
In recognition of Dr. Peruzzi’s years of dedicated service, love for Italy, commitment to education and cultural exchanges with the Province of Florence.
 
6:00 p.m. Social 
6:30 p.m. Al Fresco Dinner
7:30 p.m. Program
 
Limited seating
 
 
 
 
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Summer Concert
 
Friday, August 29, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
 
Santa Clara University Recital Hall
 
Featuring Violinist Francesca dePasquale
 
Gold Medal Winner, 2010 Irvin M. Klein International String Competition
2014 Annenberg Fellowship for the Performing and Visual Arts
Accompanied by Pianist Miles Graber
Guest cellist, Peter Gelfand 
  
For sponsorship opportunities, tickets and information, click here
 
or here
For additional information about the Commission, please call (408) 299-5115
or (408)299-5121
 
 

 

 
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2013 EVENTS

 

 

 

La Citta Ideale photos

 November, 2013