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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Cultural Events

Italian Music Across the Ages –
From the Renaissance to the Jazz Age


The Dante Alighieri Society of BC,
with the patronage of the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver, invites you to a music recital

with clarinetist and
José Carlos French-Ballester and pianist David Fung,

both internationally renowned performers and

professors at UBC’s Vancouver School of Music.

Saturday, 27 April 2024

Vancouver Academy of Music/Mary Olson Hall

1270 Chestnut St, Vancouver

7.30 pm-9.00 pm (PDT)
doors open at 7.00 pm

FREE for Students & Members -  $5-$10 Donations for Non-Members* 

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"Venice & its secrets"

Date: TBA
12.00 pm-1.00 pm (PST)
In English – On Zoom

Free for Members & Students -  $10 donation for Non-Members* Please RSVP  & send your donation to receive the Zoom linkIf you are a Member, you will receive the link a day prior to the event! 

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About the Event:

Join us for a historical tour of Venice and its hidden treasures with Dr. Luisa Canuto, teacher in the Italian Studies program at the University of British Columbia.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Luisa Canuto is teaching full-time at the French, Hispanic and Italian Studies Department. She has acquired graduate degrees in disciplines ranging from History to publishing to second language acquisition and teaching. Each degree reflects her diverse passions and learning interests — Italian and Venetian Medieval and Renaissance history, journalism and teaching and learning theories and best practices.

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Or Become a Member! The yearly membership costs $40 and offers free access to all our paying events &

a 5% discount on all the Italian language courses at our Dante Italian Language School in Vancouver

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Con stile.

Perché le donne vestono come i romani e gli uomini come i barbari

Date: TBA
12:00 pm-1:00 pm PDT/Vancouver Time
In italiano -
via Zoom
Gratis per soci e studenti - donazione $10 per i non soci

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If you are a member, you will receive the link a day prior to the event!

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La Dante Alighieri Society of BC, in collaborazione con l' Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Toronto, invita alla conferenza
tenuta dalla storico
Alessandro Marzo Magno

Event's details:

In questo incontro, Alessandro Marzo Magno racconterà l’influenza italiana sulla storia dell’abbigliamento.

About the presenter:

Alessandro Marzo Magno, giornalista e veneziano itinerante ora di stanza a Milano, da tempo si dedica alla divulgazione storica. Ha scritto o curato diciassette libri, tra i quali L’invenzione dei soldi. Quando la finanza parlava italiano (Garzanti) e Con Stile. Come l'Italia ha vestito (e svestito) il mondo (Garzanti).

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If you would like to propose an event,

please contact our

Cultural Events Coordinator,

Dr. Arianna Dagnino



To know more about our cultural program,
check our past events here.

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