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SPECIAL OFFER - Learn Italian - Language and Culture Classes

SPECIAL OFFER - Learn Italian - Language and Culture Classes

SAVE $55.00 ON  OUR COURSES IF YOU BOOK BEFORE ITALIAN WEEK FINISHES ON THE 2ND OF JUNE. Introduction to Italian language and Culture Various Courses commencing throughout the year. Learn Italian culture and the language of love, great teachers and insight into one of the most beautiful and ancient cultures on the planet.... Join us and discover your ...

WHEN: Friday, 24 May 2013 - Monday, 3 June 2013

TIME:

WHERE: Studio 1/23 South Pine Road Alderley (Corner Alderley Avenue)

Treasury Casino Italian Alfresco Feast

Treasury Casino Italian Alfresco Feast

BOOKING ARE NOW CLOSED  - Jake and Elle’s Kitchen Rules at Treasury for Italian Week. Talented grand finalists of My Kitchen Rules, Jake and Elle, lend their culinary skills to Treasury Casino’s Italian Alfresco Feast on Friday 24 May.   The Sunshine Coast duo will indulge diners at the event with a gastronomic selection of ...

WHEN: Friday, 24 May 2013

TIME: 7.00pm

WHERE: The Treasury Courtyard, Treasury Casino

Guarda - An Italian Photographic Exhibition Premiere

Guarda - An Italian Photographic Exhibition Premiere

Stefania  Kleynendorst – Italian photographer and world traveler shares her longtime love of cultures, arts  and beauty which inspires her life and drives her photographic style in fresh and innovative ways. Her unique interpretation and style are influenced by her life experiences. In her first Australian exhibition, Stefania showcases a ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013 - Sunday, 2 June 2013

TIME:

WHERE: 1/23 South Pine Road Alderley, Brisbane

MasterClass at Artimino Ristorante Italiano

MasterClass at Artimino Ristorante Italiano

As part of the ‘Tastes  of Italy’ feature during Italian Week, Artimino Ristorante Italiano – Cucina Toscana will present a MasterClass where you will learn the following dishes:    Pasta Pizza Tiramisu   The MasterClass will be followed by a three course lunch with matching wines and ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013

TIME: 11.00am

WHERE: Artimino Ristorante Italiano, 4/323 Oxley Road Graceville

The Verdi Requiem – a thrilling concert to celebrate Verdi’s 200th anniversary

The Verdi Requiem – a thrilling concert to celebrate Verdi’s 200th anniversary

Opening concert event of Italian Week and Grand Finale of the Verdi Celebration in the 4MBS Festival of Classics. Celebrating Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th anniversary featuring Rosario La Spina in Brisbane’s newly refurbished City Hall. With Jacqueline Mabardi, soprano, Georgia Hawes, contralto, Rosario La Spina, tenor, David Wakeham, ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013

TIME: 3.00pm

WHERE: Brisbane City Hall, Adelaide and Ann Street, Brisbane

Bucci presents 'Autumn in Italy's North'

Bucci presents 'Autumn in Italy's North'

Degustation - As as part of the Italian Week ‘Tastes of Italy’ feature, Bucci Restaurant in James Street Precinct in Fortitude Valley presents a degustation menu 'Autumn in Italy's North'  Bucci is synonymous with fine light Italian food that incorporates the best and freshest produce. Bucci James Street adds outstanding ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013

TIME: 6.30pm

WHERE: Bucci, 15 James Street, Fortitude Valley,

Gallery of Modern Art presents- Australian film  - They’re a Weird Mob

Gallery of Modern Art presents- Australian film - They’re a Weird Mob

FREE SCREENING As part of Italian Week 2013, the Australian Cinémathèque at the Gallery of Modern Art presents two special screenings of the rarely seen Australian film They’re a Weird Mob 1966 by British director Michael Powell.   THEY’RE A WEIRD MOB 1966 (112mins) 11.00am Sunday 26 May 2013 / Cinema A FREE ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013

TIME: 11.00am

WHERE: Gallery of Modern Art - Stanley Place, South Bank, Queensland

Giornata della Dante

Giornata della Dante

Societa` Dante Alighieri Gold coast Inc. presents Italian poetry day. Sunday, 26th May 2013 from 9.30 a.m. Gold Coast Dante Alighieri Society rooms – rear of Gold Coast Italo Australian Club- 18 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters, Qld. 4226 For information contact the President, Giovanna Santomauro on 07-55395528 or the School ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013

TIME: 9.30am

WHERE: Gold Coast Italo Australian Club- 18 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters, Qld. 4226

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

The Angelo’s Family celebrates 45 years of making pasta.  Come join Angelo’s daughter in this hands on class where you will learn the art and passion that drives the brand.  Finish the class with a pasta lunch, including dessert and coffee.  Each student will receive an Angelo’s gift pack filled with goodies including recipes ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013

TIME: 10.00am

WHERE: Level 1, 28 Wandoo Street, Fortitide Valley

Feste del Piemonte - Celebrating regional dishes

Feste del Piemonte - Celebrating regional dishes

Feste del Piemonte - Celebrating regional dishes and entertainment.  Since 1971, the 22nd of May has been set aside as a special day to celebrate the history, culture and languge of Piemonte.   Join us as we celebrate the FESTA DEL PIEMONTE,  with a luncheon of typical Piemonties dishes.  Cost $50 (meal only) for bookings, contact ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013

TIME: 12.00pm

WHERE: Red Hill Community Sports Club Fulcher St Red Hill

Book Presentation and reading by the author Davide Cottone – Canecutter

Book Presentation and reading by the author Davide Cottone – Canecutter

In collaboration with the Royal Historical Society of Queensland and as part of the Italian Presence in  Queensland  feature, author Davide Cottone will present his new book 'canecutter' and discuss the backstory and read from his book. Sunday 26th May and time 12pm – 3pm. See below for full program of days ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013

TIME: 12.00pm - 3.00 pm

WHERE: The Commissariat Store, Royal Historical Society of Queensland. 115 William Street, Brisbane.

Romanesque Churches: Corpus Christi Church and the Holy Name Cathedral.

Romanesque Churches: Corpus Christi Church and the Holy Name Cathedral.

In collaboration with the Royal Historical Society of Queensland and as part of the Italian Presence in  Queensland  feature, guest speaker is Peter Connell, Director of the Mercy Heritage Centre, Brisbane. presents ‘Romanesque Churches: Corpus Christi Church and the Holy Name Cathedral.’ During the years 1912 to 1927, the ...

WHEN: Sunday, 26 May 2013

TIME: 1.00pm

WHERE: The Commissariat Store, Royal Historical Society of Queensland. 115 William Street, Brisbane.

Ravishing Ravioli – Master the Pasta with Gianni’s Luca Ferone.

Ravishing Ravioli – Master the Pasta with Gianni’s Luca Ferone.

Ravishing Ravioli – Master the Pasta with Gianni’s Luca Ferone - Ravioli Al Nero Di Seppia Ravioli. Traditionally reserved for festivals and special occasions, filled pasta is created with simple, basic ingredients - eggs, flour and salt with fillings of your choice – resulting in a wide range of nutritious and delicious options. ...

WHEN: Monday, 27 May 2013

TIME: 6.30pm

WHERE: 6 James Street, Fortitude Valley

MASTERCLASS - Become a Burrata Master @ Bucci

MASTERCLASS - Become a Burrata Master @ Bucci

Become a Burrata Master @ Bucci - Part of Italian Week's 'Tastes of Italy' feature - enjoy an intimate MasterClass with one of Brisbane's leading Italian restaurants on Monday 27 May 2013 starting from 5.00 pm. After exploring the soft and silky feel of curds, stretch your own Burrata, then sit down to a feast revolving around the very ...

WHEN: Monday, 27 May 2013

TIME: 5.00 pm Start

WHERE: Bucci, 15 James Street, Fortitude Valley

The Italian Presence in Queensland Exhibition

The Italian Presence in Queensland Exhibition

The Italian Presence in Queensland - In conjunction with the Royal Historical Society of Queensland and hosted as part of the Commissariat Store Exhibition. This exhibition is a celebration of the Italian Community in Queensland. It displays the rich history which Queensland has enjoyed since the Italian migration began in the late 19th ...

WHEN: Monday, 27 May 2013 - Sunday, 2 June 2013

TIME: 12.00pm - 3.00pm

WHERE: The Commissariat Store, Royal Historical Society of Queensland. 115 William Street, Brisbane.

Presentation on the 'Pizzica'  the dance & therapy for the souls pains

Presentation on the 'Pizzica' the dance & therapy for the souls pains

Presentation on the 'Pizzica' dance, international dancer & researcher Selene Pennetta will introduce you in the culture and history of the Salento area, located in the South Italy. She will talk about the Tarantism phenomenon connected to the cultural aspects. The dance techniques will be described in this stage.    The ...

WHEN: Tuesday, 28 May 2013

TIME: 6.00pm to 7.00pm

WHERE: 1/23 South Pine Road Alderley, Brisbane

Degustation at Ristorante Dell ‘Ugo

Degustation at Ristorante Dell ‘Ugo

Degustation - As part of the Italian Week ‘Tastes of Italy’ feature, Ristorante Dell ‘Ugo presents a special degustation menu to celebrate the festival. Menu   Antipata all’Italiana - salumi – olive – grilled vegetables, bocconcini accompanied by (wine) Prosecco.  Primo piatto – Lasagna ...

WHEN: Wednesday, 29 May 2013

TIME: 7.00 pm

WHERE: 693 Brunswick Street New Farm 4005

Mareeba Heritage Centre - Italian Week Special Feature

Mareeba Heritage Centre - Italian Week Special Feature

Mareeba Heritage Centre volunteer guides present a continuous tours throughout the day,  on Wednesday, 29th May,  2013, of our Tobacco Display.  We will have Italian speaking guides on hand as well as English speaking. Our Museum opening hours are:  9am - 5pm. We will waive our museum guided tour fees bhowever "donations ...

WHEN: Wednesday, 29 May 2013

TIME: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

WHERE: Mareeba Heritage Centre, 345 Byrnes St Centenary Park Mareeba, Qld 4880

La Cucina Autentica Toscana (the Authentic Tuscan kitchen) - Degustation Dinner

La Cucina Autentica Toscana (the Authentic Tuscan kitchen) - Degustation Dinner

As part of the ‘Tastes  of Italy’ feature during Italian Week, Artimino Ristorante Italiano – Cucina Toscana will present a degustation dinner showcasing authentic Tuscan cuisine. We invite you to enjoy the fun, atmosphere and flavours from the secret Italian medieval village of Artimino, nestled amongst the olive groves of ...

WHEN: Thursday, 30 May 2013

TIME: 7.00pm

WHERE: Artimino Ristorante Italiano, 4/323 Oxley Road Graceville

PIZZA, PASTA AND PIZZICA

PIZZA, PASTA AND PIZZICA

To celebrate Italian Week join the Brisbane Dante Alighieri Society at Casa Italia Community Centre Inc. (26 Gray St, New Farm) On Thursday 30 May at 6:00 pm for a delicious three course meal (pizza, pasta and cannoli + coffee) Enjoy the dancing of Selene Pennetta as she entertains and teaches us the intricacies of her ...

WHEN: Thursday, 30 May 2013

TIME: 6.00pm

WHERE: Casa Italian 26 Gray St, New Farm

Waiters Race - Presented by Vittoria Coffee

Waiters Race - Presented by Vittoria Coffee

The Vittoria Coffee Waiters Race is a highly visible, fun and exiting multicultural event. Waiters and waitresses will gather in the Queen Street Mall to compete in a race with a difference-the runners have to carry Vittoria Coffee coffee cups on a tray without spilling a drop.    The waiters' race, or Corsa dei Camerieri in Italian, an ...

WHEN: Thursday, 30 May 2013

TIME: 12.00pm

WHERE: Queen Street Mall Stage - Brisbane City

Performance and recital by Adriano, Carla and Emile

Performance and recital by Adriano, Carla and Emile

‘Adriano, Carla and Emile’ – a trio featuring Adriano on classical guitar and vocals, Carla - vocals and percussion, and Emile on the west-African djembe drum, offer a combination of original, contemporary Italian songs as well as older pieces from the Neapolitan and Sardinian traditions, and instrumental pieces which feature the classical ...

WHEN: Friday, 31 May 2013

TIME: 9.15pm - 10.15pm

WHERE: 1/23 South Pine Road Alderley, Brisbane

Timeless Italy - APULIA

Timeless Italy - APULIA

Film presentation on - APULIA in Southern Italy. This documentary will introduce you in a travel between all the region well known for its richness in history and culture. The writer Selene Pennetta in collaboration with the photographer and videomaker Francesco Anglani will introduce you on the view of the spectacular documentary  named ...

WHEN: Friday, 31 May 2013

TIME: 7.00pm to 9.00pm

WHERE: 1/23 South Pine Road Alderley, Brisbane

Annual Italian Golf Classic

Annual Italian Golf Classic

Join us for a day of golf, fun, food and good company around the beautiful Virginia Golf Course for the Annual Italian Golf Classic This unique event offers great networking opportunities for you and your company as you will meet other members and friends whist enjoying a great day of gold. You also have the opportunity to win the Italian Golf Classic ...

WHEN: Friday, 31 May 2013

TIME: 8.00am

WHERE: Virginia Gold Course Elliot Street Banyo

Pizzica Dance interactive workshop

Pizzica Dance interactive workshop

The first Australian workshop on the 'Pizzica' dance; the most ancient dance of the Salento area in the South Italy. The dancer and researcher Selene Pennetta, from Salento, will introduce you on the basic steps of this dance. You will spend a lovely time enjoying and dancing this magical dance.  Pizzica was born as a dance-therapy hundreds ...

WHEN: Saturday, 1 June 2013

TIME: 2.00pm to 3.30pm

WHERE: 1/23 South Pine Road Alderley, Brisbane

Timeless Italy - APULIA

Timeless Italy - APULIA

Film presentation on - APULIA in Southern Italy. This documentary will introduce you in a travel between all the region well known for its richness in history and culture. The writer Selene Pennetta in collaboration with the photographer and videomaker Francesco Anglani will introduce you on the view of the spectacular documentary  named ...

WHEN: Saturday, 1 June 2013

TIME: 11:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.

WHERE: 1/23 South Pine Road Alderley, Brisbane

MasterClass - Ristorante Dell ‘Ugo presents

MasterClass - Ristorante Dell ‘Ugo presents

Part of Italian Week's 'Tastes of Italy' feature - enjoy an intimate MasterClass with one of Brisbane's leading Italian restaurants. Ristorante Dell ‘Ugo presents a Master Class to teach you how to make the following dishes:-    1. Moscardini Affogati (octopus in Tomato & olive sauce. 2. Tagliattele ai Gamberi ...

WHEN: Saturday, 1 June 2013

TIME: 11.00 am

WHERE: 693 Brunswick Street New Farm 4005

The Gold Coast Italo Australian Club - Italy’s National Day evening function

The Gold Coast Italo Australian Club - Italy’s National Day evening function

The Gold Coast Italo Australian Club - presents Italy’s National Day evening function featuring Live Entertainment – for information phone the Club on 07-55751966 at 18 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters. Saturday 1st June – Italy’s National Day evening function.   Our popular club features a great place to eat and drink. Other ...

WHEN: Saturday, 1 June 2013

TIME: 7.00pm

WHERE: 8 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

The Art of Making Pasta - Master Class

SOLD OUT - TAKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR THE 8TH OF JUNE The Angelo’s Family celebrates 45 years of making pasta.  Come join Angelo’s daughter in this hands on class where you will learn the art and passion that drives the brand.  Finish the class with a pasta lunch, including dessert and coffee. Each student will receive an ...

WHEN: Saturday, 1 June 2013

TIME: 10.00am

WHERE: Level 1, 28 Wandoo Street, Fortitide Valley

Exclusive MasterClass with Tartufo’s  Tony Percuoco

Exclusive MasterClass with Tartufo’s Tony Percuoco

Join Tony in preparing a fabulous 3 course menu MasterClass where you will be taken behind the scenes and into the kitchen of one of Australia’s best Italian restaurants. Limited to 12 people only, learn from Tony’s 30 years of experience. a One and a half hour MasterClass not to be missed - followed by lunch. The MasterClass will take you ...

WHEN: Saturday, 1 June 2013

TIME: 12.00pm to 3.00pm

WHERE: Tartufo Ristorante Italiano - 1000 Ann Street Fortitude Valley Australia

Gallery of Modern Art presents- Australian film - They’re a Weird Mob

Gallery of Modern Art presents- Australian film - They’re a Weird Mob

As part of Italian Week 2013, the Australian Cinémathèque at the Gallery of Modern Art presents two special screenings of the rarely seen Australian film They’re a Weird Mob 1966 by British director Michael Powell.   THEY’RE A WEIRD MOB 1966 (112mins) 11.00am Sunday 26 May 2013 / Cinema A 11.00am Sunday 2 June 2013 / Cinema ...

WHEN: Sunday, 2 June 2013

TIME: 11.00am

WHERE: Gallery of Modern Art - Stanley Place, South Bank, Queensland

Tartufo presents ‘Una Giornata  in Campagna’  - ‘A Day in the Country’ Degustazione Menu

Tartufo presents ‘Una Giornata in Campagna’ - ‘A Day in the Country’ Degustazione Menu

As part of Italian Week’s ‘Tastes of Italy’ Feature, Tony Percuoco of renowned restaurant Tartufo invites you to experience a menu reminiscent of a day in the countryside with a series of dishes he has prepared to celebrate ‘A Taste of Italy’. The menu includes;-   Primo - vitello tonnato - thinly sliced braised ...

WHEN: Sunday, 2 June 2013

TIME: 12.00 pm

WHERE: Tartufo Ristorante Italiano - 1000 Ann Street Fortitude Valley Brisbane

Woodfired Delights - Porchetta & Pinot

Woodfired Delights - Porchetta & Pinot

Italian Woodfired Delights With The Firemaster. Join the firemaster Luca Ferone and Max the Pizza Pirate for a succulent culmination of Italian week, around the crackling fire of our traditional woodfired oven. WOODFIRED DELIGHTS  - PORCHETTA & PINOT   Sup on succulent meats on a lazy Sunday as Italian week draws to a Tasty close. ...

WHEN: Sunday, 2 June 2013

TIME: 1.00pm

WHERE: Taste Loft, 6 James Street, Fortitude Valley

Taste a Pizza - Family night in the Taste Loft

Taste a Pizza - Family night in the Taste Loft

All you can eat woodfired pizza… plus FREE Peroni beer or San Pellegrino. This traditional and popular Sunday night affair is family friendly and delightfully informal. Meet new friends as you savour the seasonal flavours of especially prepared woodfired Pizza’s from Gianni’s Luca Ferone. The dough is …to die for. In the ...

WHEN: Sunday, 2 June 2013

TIME: 6.00 pm

WHERE: Taste Loft, 6 James Street, Fortitude Valley 4006

Taste a Pizza - Family night in the Taste Loft 6.30pm

Taste a Pizza - Family night in the Taste Loft 6.30pm

All you can eat woodfired pizza… plus FREE Peroni beer or San Pellegrino. This traditional and popular Sunday night affair is family friendly and delightfully informal. Meet new friends as you savour the seasonal flavours of especially prepared woodfired Pizza’s from Gianni’s Luca Ferone. The dough is …to die for. In the ...

WHEN: Sunday, 2 June 2013

TIME: 6.30 pm

WHERE: Taste Loft, 6 James Street, Fortitude Valley 4006

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