The History of Italians and Little Italy in Maryland (from 1634 to 2021!). This event will be part of the Italian Heritage Festival on Sunday October 3rd in Baltimore Little Italy. It will be from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. (come by anytime in between to learn interesting facts about this!) I hope you can join us!
I hope you guys can make it to join THIS SUNDAY the Italian Heritage FESTIVAL!
The event will take place by St. Leo Church right in the Little Italy neighborhood in Baltimore city. As you can see there will be many fun things (CAR SHOW with Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, etc.), VINO & LIVE MUSIC a BOCCE tournament, a mini ITALIAN Lessons and live workshops about Italian culture (How to make LIMONCELLO) and also historical lectures about Little Italy HISTORY. Prof. Applauso will be giving a lecture in Little Italy about the history of the diaspora of Italians in Baltimore and Maryland. Don't MISS IT!!
Today marks the day when Dante died in Ravenna 700 years ago: September 14, 1321. It is also the day when the Canto per Canto project is complete (proprio oggi!). I would like to invite you to listen to this online project with which I collaborated since last year. It was created by the Dante Society of America and features all 100 cantos of Dante's DIVINE COMEDY. The complete series is available here below in the Canto per Canto YouTube Channel. VIVA DANTE! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLd1MEd5Qv2LQ7LIR7Khmw/videos
We are resuming our Italian STEAM courses for children starting next month at Mays Chapel Elementary school in Timonium Maryland! We serve all children enrolled in the BCPS system. The program is the ONLY Italian after school program available for children in the Baltimore County area and it is through the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks.
Space is limited to 10-15 children for the program! if interested email email@example.com
We are putting together a new Italian 101 class in a few weeks! Contact us if you are interested to join us! In the picture here you can see a fun lesson on adjectives, colors via a bocce game we had
for our family class this summer!
Happy to be featured in the Neighborhood E-News from Little Italy, Baltimore! Check out the first article about Italian immigration in Baltimore. Kudos to Suzanna Molino and the Promotion Center of Little Italy, lots of good stuff going on there! https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Neighborhood-News-from-Little-Italy-agosto-2021.html?soid=1103044050238&aid=mrxEx7I7nNc
Thanks to the continuous interest & support of our students, we are grateful to update you on the purchase of the Applausomobile. Not only we were able to keep our location and survive the pandemic, but to put money into our business and made significant upgrades. Check out this video and let us know your thoughts in the comments section. GRAZIE MILLE A TUTTI!
Prof. Applauso is honored to be involved in a virtual forum with distinguished Dante Scholars Deborah Parker (University of Virginia) and Catherine Adoyo (George Washington University) hosted by the Dean of the Calandra Italian American Institute (Queens College NY), Anthony Tamburri about diversity in Italian Studies. You can read here a summary of our discussion from La Voce di New York Newspaper (it's in Italian language):www.lavocedinewyork.com/arts/2021/07/13/la-diversita-nello-studio-degli-italiani-con-il-calandra-italian-american-institute/?fbclid=IwAR1OWlji1FdjoilJQVhhV0m1eLq5-VDqqQOR6JiQ533-mWXVGUt2rASlr1w
Very busy summer! We have an amazing group of new beginning Italian students (among them we have three couples who will soon be traveling to Italy!). This is the first beginning in-person class after the pandemic! We are almost SOLD OUT!
We are also offering PRIVATE CLASSES FOR FAMILIES IN OUR CENTER. We have a family of six who is moving to Italy in a month and are in need to learn Italian! They are doing some great progress in learning the basic of Italian conversation, culture and etiquette! Here are all of us in action practicing and playing fun Italian games and making ITALIAN BREAD to reinforce speaking and writing and reading in Italian!
Here below is a picture of an Individual class for a student in need to perfect reading and speaking abilities at the advanced level
We continue to offer Italian lessons also ONLINE! Here is the latest picture of our intermediate Italian class! Very proud of our students and grateful to have such a great instructor: Prof.ssa Vivivana!
The Beginning Italian 104 is SOLD OUT! Here is the latest picture of our students
Dr. Nicolino Applauso