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March 2020

Cantautori: Italian music in the roaring 80s

March 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
West Charleston Library, 6301 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States
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The 1980s marked several important social changes in Italy. What better way to learn about this fascinating decade than through music? This lecture will focus on how Italian music contributed to and reflected the evolution of Italian society.

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May 2020

Alan Balboni presents “Beyond the Mafia: Italian Americans and the Development of Las Vegas”.

May 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
West Charleston Library, 6301 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States
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Casa Italiana di Las Vegas presents political scientist Alan Balboni, who will talk about his  book “Beyond the Mafia: Italian Americans and the Development of Las Vegas.” Balboni will share insights and inspirations behind this farsighted and thoroughly documented account of the history of an ethnic…

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March 2021

Catia’s Choice – 80 Sea Miles South of Lampedusa

March 6, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
West Charleston Library, 6301 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States
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A Web series/docufiction by Roberto Burchielli on Catia Pellegrino, Italy's first female naval commander who came to the rescue of drowning migrants off the island of Lampedusa in 2013. One of the many stories of migrants attempting to make the perilous crossing from Africa to…

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April 2021

Influx

April 10, 2021 @ 11:30 am
West Charleston Library, 6301 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States
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Author, director and producer of cinema and theater, Luca Vullo presents Influx, a documentary on Italian emigration to London before Brexit. In a period when European immigration is continuously debated in politics, INFLUX, through the perspective of well-established Italian immigrants offers an emotional self-analysis that…

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May 2021

Discover Italy: The Umbria Region

May 15, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
West Charleston Library, 6301 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States
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During this lecture you will explore Umbria's stunning hilly landscape and cultural attractions. Discover the locations where jewels of sacred, pristine nature, and worldly art meet. Take a journey through Italian culture, food and nature.

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September 2021

Ale Gambini presents No Ketchup on Spaghetti

September 18, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
West Charleston Library, 6301 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States
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Italian Chef Ale Gambini will present her book No Ketchup on Spaghetti, The complete guide on how to shop, eat, and cook like an Italian. She will discuss her inspiration for writing the book and explore topics such as authentic and extraordinary Italian food versus…

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October 2021

Book Presentation: Three O’Clock in the Morning by internationally renowned author Gianrico Carofiglio

October 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
West Charleston Library, 6301 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States
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We are glad to join this unique virtual event in collaboration with the Los Angeles Italian Institute of Culture and LA Public Library! On October 19 at 1pm, celebrated author Gianrico Carofiglio will present his most recent book “Le tre del mattino” (Three O'clock in…

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November 2021

Italian director Francesco Semprini presents “Siete Mil”

November 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
West Charleston Campus of CSN, Building D Room 101, 6375 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States
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On February 23, 2019, Nicolas Maduro's militias started one of the harshest repressive waves against the people of villages near the border between Venezuela and Brazil. This was the response to the protests of the closures of their borders and the impediment of the influx…

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January 2022

Wine tourism in Italy: The Prosecco Route

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
West Charleston Library, Lecture Hall, 6301 W Charleston Blvd, Lecture Hall, Las Vegas, 89146
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States
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Discover the area where Prosecco, one of the world’s most renowned sparkling wines, comes from. Marta Soligo, researcher and instructor at UNLV, will present her most recent research on rural and wine tourism in the Italian Veneto region, focusing around the Prosecco Route and its…

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February 2022

DISCOVER AN ITALIAN HIDDEN GEM: THE FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA REGION

February 26 @ 11:00 am
West Charleston Library, Lecture Hall, 6301 W Charleston Blvd, Lecture Hall, Las Vegas, 89146
Las Vegas, NV 89146 United States

Breathtaking landscapes, tasty food, and an incredibly interesting history: welcome to Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy! During the lecture, the presenters will take you on a more than 2000 year-old journey, exploring the main attractions of this lesser-known jewel. The audience will have the unique opportunity…

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