Tuesday, October 22 • 7:00pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Register Now. Sharing chants, rhythms, and sacred songs, accompanied by 12 audio tracks, Alessandra Belloni details how she uses these therapeutic musical practices to heal women and men and shows how these practices can be us...

There’s a house on a hill – Grymes Hill – that needs your help. And, at least in this campaign, it won’t cost you a dime. The place has a rich history. It’s situated on Howard Avenue, across from Notre Dame Academy, with a commanding view of the Lower Bay, New York Harbor, Manhattan and the majestic Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Today we call it Casa...

Casa Belvedere, the Italian cultural center on Grymes Hill, formerly known as the Stirn mansion, is connected to several trailblazer women who made invaluable contributions that helped shape Staten Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the United States. And now the historic site that’s being restored is one of 20 finalists competing in a prestigious Na...

Tuesday October 8th, 7:00pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. A DVD Presentation by Opera and Music Educator, Lou Barrella. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Everyone knows about Pavarotti as a great singer and charismatic personality: he embodied the Italian spirit of embracing life. This program...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 7:00pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Register Now. Bordighera Press Authors Kathy Curto (Not for Nothing: Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood) and Maria Giura (What My Father Taught Me) Will Read From Their Books About Growing Up Italian-American And Discuss th...

The Ninth annual Anthony D’Andrea Festa and Motori D’italia is set for Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 on the grounds of Casa Belvedere, the Italian cultural center on Grymes Hill that overlooks New York Harbor. The “Vroom with a View” event will be held in conjunction with Festa D’italia, which celebrates all things Italian. The ninth annu...

Presented by Carla Gambescia. Tuesday, September 24th • 7:00 pm. Casa Belvedere – The Italian Cultural Foundation, 79 Howard Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301. Light fare & refreshments will be provided. Suggested Donation: $15 Member. $20 Non-Member. Please RSVP in Advance here. Italy is the only country to have given the world not just one but three G...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere Presents: Mario del Monaco ~ Il Leone Dell'Opera. Tuesday, August 20th • 7:00 PM. 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Presented by Bill Ronayne. This lecture and video presentation will cover the legendary Italian tenor. Clips include great moments from many of his celebrated performances fea...

Wednesday, July 31st @ Sunset. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere. 79 Howard Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10301. An Evening of Comic Opera with excerpts from Donizetti's "Elisir d'Amore," "Don Pasquale" and "Figlia del Reggimento." Plus, the complete "Gianni Schicchi" by Puccini. Introductory remarks by Lou Barrella Opera Buffa or Comi...

Tuesday August 6th • 7:00pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere. 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, New York, New York 10301. The second half of the 20th century is the most transformative period of time in the history of Italian culture, and the new role that women start occupying in post-war society is a clear signal of this transfor...