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Cocktail Party The St. Ambrose 150 Club Save the Date Nov. 18, 2017

 

What is the 150 Club?

• 8 MONTHLY DRAWINGS FOR $150 EACH
• ONE GRAND PRIZE FOR $3,000 TO BE DRAWN AT LaFESTA ON MAY 6, 2018
• AN INVITATION FOR YOU AND A GUEST TO ATTEND THE 150 CLUB COCKTAIL PARTY ON NOVEMBER 18, 2017.

Complete the registration form below, put it in the collection on Sunday or mail to St. Ambrose Church 5130 Wilson Avenue St. Louis, MO 63110 Tickets: $150 each Make checks payable to: St. Ambrose Church * In the Memo: 150 Club

Name:______________________________________________________________________ Address:___________________________City/state/zip________________________ Phone #____________________________Email__________________________________ Office Use Only: Check_________ Cash_________

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Radio Amica Cleveland Radio Podcast for Oct. 21, 2017

Join Tony Marotta of Radio Italia of Cleveland for this very special broadcast as he welcomes his dear friend and in-studio guest hostess Rita DiPasquale DiCello for a very delightful evening of fun as they will chat live with Italian recording artist Giovanni Costello on the occasion of the recent release of his new album “Splendido”.

For more information about Giovanni you can read the following music article from the February 2017 edition of “La Gazzetta Italiana”: http://www.lagazzettaitaliana.com/…/8306-giovanni-costello-…

Tune in of course for the usual two hours of the most “unusual” and “eclectic” Italian music you’ll ever hear, anywhere! Serie A soccer updates and local Italian community news and events!

TONIGHT’S PLAYLIST
Adriano Valle & Gabriella Piccinini
Marcella Bella
Tarantanova Sound
Negramaro
Giovanni Costello
Mango & Maria Giovanna Cherchi
Andrea Diletti
Riccardo Tesi & Banditaliana
Alexia
Vanessa Racci
Tony Sessolo
Marco Mengoni
Remo Anzovino
Claudio Villa
Padre Alfonso Maria Parente
Connie Francis
Zibba & Almalibre

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Italian Class for Children: Learning Italian while playing at St Ambrose


Imparare L’italiano Giocando

 

Ciao St Louis is beginning a new initiative called: Imparare L’italiano Giocando (Learning Italian while playing). Thanks to @Giovanna Leopardi and @Stefania Parravicini who will be leading the classes and who are excited to begin!

The next date is Saturday, November 4th at St Ambrose School on the Hill. The classes cost only $5 and are for kids 10 years of age and under! The objective is so that kids can grow up in an Italian speaking environment and also for parents and grandparents to meet each other and speaking Italian among each other as well.

Giovanna Leopardi will be leading this effort. If you have specific questions, please contact her directly: 314-566-3873.

The activities for now will be held every First Saturday of each month. That of course can change as we get more interest.

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The Four Seasons Friday, December 9 & 10, 2017 at Powell Hall

The Four Seasons

Sat 12/9/17 8:00PM
Sun 12/10/17 3:00PM

Laurence Cummings, conductor and harpsichord
Avi Avital, mandolin
Jelena Dirks, oboeVIVALDI L’Olympiade Overture
TORELLI Concerto grosso in G major, op. 8, no. 5
MARCELLO Oboe Concerto in D minor
CORELLI Concerto grosso in D major, op. 6, no. 4
VIVALDI The Four SeasonsIn an awe-inspiring and intriguing twist on a beloved classic, Avi Avital joins the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performing Vivaldi’s ever-popular The Four Seasons as you’ve never heard it before. Substituting the mandolin for the violin, Avital makes “The Four Seasons virtually fly off the page in high-energy, joyous readings” (The New York Times). Laurence Cummings conducts this captivating performance that puts both the soloist and ensemble on virtuosic display.
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Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland, Sunday March 18, 2018 at Powell Hall

Pinocchio's Adventures in Funland

Gemma New, conductor

“Children, and those who remember your childhoods, I would like to tell you a story about a curious little fellow…a puppet whose greatest wish was to stop being a puppet and begin being a boy, a real boy.” Travel to funland with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra as they bring to life the enchanting tale of Carlo Collodi’s most beloved marionette, all while entertaining, educating and introducing your family to the riches of concert music. This concert will also feature excerpts from other childhood favorites including The Barber of Seville Overture and Carnival of the Animals


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Radio Italia of Cleveland, Saturday Oct. 21 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm EST Time

Join Tony Marotta of Radio Italia of Cleveland from 6:00 to 8:00 PM (EST) on WRUW-FM 91.1 or www.wruw.org for this very special broadcast as he welcomes his dear friend and in-studio guest hostess Rita DiPasquale DiCello for a very delightful evening of fun as they will chat live with Italian recording artist Giovanni Costello on the occasion of the recent release of his new album “Splendido”.

For more information about Giovanni you can read the following music article from the February 2017 edition of “La Gazzetta Italiana”: http://www.lagazzettaitaliana.com/…/8306-giovanni-costello-…

Tune in of course for the usual two hours of the most “unusual” and “eclectic” Italian music you’ll ever hear, anywhere! Serie A soccer updates and local Italian community news and events!

TONIGHT’S PLAYLIST
Adriano Valle & Gabriella Piccinini
Marcella Bella
Tarantanova Sound
Negramaro
Giovanni Costello
Mango & Maria Giovanna Cherchi
Andrea Diletti
Riccardo Tesi & Banditaliana
Alexia
Vanessa Racci
Tony Sessolo
Marco Mengoni
Remo Anzovino
Claudio Villa
Padre Alfonso Maria Parente
Connie Francis
Zibba & Almalibre

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FRANKIE VALLIE & THE FOUR SEASONS COMING TO ST LOUIS NOVEMBER 30, 2017

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Oh, what a story. Frankie Valli, who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Seasons, is hotter than ever in the 21st century. Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony winning musical Jersey Boys, which chronicles the life and times of Frankie and his legendary group, such classic songs as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” are all the rage all over again. With the play in its twelfth blockbuster year on Broadway, and five other casts performing Jersey Boys nightly from Las Vegas to London, the real Frankie Valli is also packing venues around the world.

But please don’t say that Frankie is back. The truth is, he never went away. Sure, the majority of the 71 chart hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons (including 40 in the Top 40, 19 in the Top 10 and eight No. 1’s) came during the 1960s, but the music didn’t just disappear. He has toured almost continuously since 1962, and his songs have been omnipresent in such movies as The Deer HunterDirty DancingMrs. DoubtfireConspiracy Theory and The Wanderers. As many as 200 artists have done cover versions of Frankie’s “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” from Nancy Wilson’s jazz treatment to Lauryn Hill’s hip-hop makeover.

There’s something about Frankie’s music that makes young people of every generation want to get up and dance. Amid the disco era, the Seasons hit it big with “Who Loves You,” which reached No 3 in 1975, and “December 1963 (Oh, What a Night),” a No. 1 record in 1976.

But who could imagine that the first four decades would be only the beginning—that Frankie Valli would celebrate the new century with a new album and a heavy sold-out global concert schedule? No other pop star has ever received the kind of fresh lease on life that Jersey Boys has given Frankie Valli. In 2009 Jersey Boys made it into the Southern Hemisphere by having a wildly successful run in Melbourne, Australia, before moving to Sydney, Australia, and then New Zealand.

FRANKIE VALLIE & THE FOUR SEASONS

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 8:00 pm

FAMILY ARENA – ST CHARLES

Accessible Seating

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Art Inspiring Music: Italian Renaissance Oct 23, 5:00pm Kemper Art Museum

The Clarion Brass Quintet, the Washington University Chamber Choir, and faculty from the Department of Music will perform works from the Italian Renaissance including antiphonal brass favorites of Giovanni Gabrieli and vocal masterworks of Palestrina.

October 23, 2017 – 5:00pm
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE PRINTS: INVESTIGATING THE COLLECTION

The rise of printmaking in Europe in the early fifteenth century facilitated major transformations in visual culture. Serialized images began to circulate on an unprecedented scale, extending beyond the confines of palaces or churches to reach new audiences of artists, collectors, and connoisseurs. Renaissance and Baroque Prints: Investigating the Collection surveys the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s substantial holdings of prints from the late fifteenth to eighteenth centuries. Highlights include work by major innovators of the medium of printmaking such as Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) and Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669) as well as Daniel Hopfer (c. 1470–1536), Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480–c. 1530), and Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–1778).

Printmaking during the Renaissance and Baroque eras served a wide variety of purposes. As part of the Renaissance in Northern Europe, such artists as Dürer developed sophisticated techniques and subject matter that elevated the print to an important art form in its own right. Prints also played an integral role in the growing fascination with classical antiquity that was a hallmark of the Renaissance era, fueled in part by the proliferation of printed images depicting ancient sculpture and buildings that were disseminated throughout Europe. In the Baroque era printmaking continued to flourish as Rembrandt and others experimented with new techniques and dramatic expressive effects that lent an emotional immediacy to traditional religious scenes. Printmaking also served as a medium that reflected imagined worlds, as in the fantastic architectural scenes of Piranesi.

Renaissance and Baroque Prints: Investigating the Collection offers a unique opportunity to study the Museum’s rich collection of works on paper, much of which has rarely been shown. A variety of printmaking techniques are represented by the works on view, including woodcuts, engravings, and etchings, complemented by a selection of drawings from the same period. The display is conceived as a catalyst for new research on these works through a series of public talks with faculty, students, and curators specializing in this area.

 

Image credit: Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), St. Anthony Reading, 1519. Engraving, 3 13/16 x 5 9/16″. Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis. Gift of Dr. Malvern B. Clopton, 1930.

The exhibition is curated by Allison Unruh, associate curator.

About the collection:
http://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu/renaissance_baroque

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Italian green energy for Budweiser beer production

Apart from producing the well-known Budweiser beer the American group of companies Anheauser Busch controls also Leffe and Stella Artois brands.

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Apart from producing the well-known Budweiser beer the American group of companies Anheauser Busch controls also Leffe and Stella Artois brands. This year the US beer giant signed an agreement with the Italian energy company Enel Green Power for the green energy supply in the USA. The production of the Budweiser beer in will become completely “green” until the 2025.

Enel Green Power will assign a part of the Thunder Ranch wind energy plant to the production purposes of Anheauser Busch. The supply will reach 152,5 megawatt once the collaboration starts. It is not ruled out that the American company will require even more green energy from the Italian supplier to use it for the production of other brands’ products that belong to the corporation.

The Thunder Ranch wind Energy plant will produce about 610 gigawatt of energy per year for Anheauser Busch. This amount is enough to produce more than 20 billion steins of beer (or 7 billion litres) a year.

Budweiser beer launches a green trend among beer lovers in America

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The agreement will let the American corporation to substitute up to 50% of annual electricity consumption with the energy from renewable sources. The energy generated by the Thunder Ranch wind Energy plant is enough to cover the energy consumptions of 50000 American families. It will reduce the CO2 emission by more than 400000 tons per year. The same amount can be saved by taking 85000 cars away from the roads every year.

Source: http://www.italiangoodnews.com/italian_green_energy_for_budweiser_beer_production/

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