The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere presents"A Trip to Operatic Italy" with Lou BarrellaTuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 7:00 PMDuring the summer of 2009, Lou made a long awaited trip to Italy. In addition to visiting some main cities, he went to the places important in the lives of Giuseppe Verdi (Busseto, LeRoncole, Sant Agata and...

A Wine and Food Tasting Featuring Italy's Emilia-Romagna Region with a special Presentation Celebrating its Favorite Son - Giuseppe Verdi Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:00 PMWine, Food & Opera Lovers Rejoice!   The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere is proud to present Vino & Verdi - an Italian food and wine tasting fe...

Casa Belvedere is proud to host this DVD presentation made to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Verdi's birth on October 10, 1813. He was an exceptional yet "common" man. Although tremendously gifted with the musical and theatrical skills that propelled him to celebrity status during his lifetime, he preferred to live the life of a "country gentle...

Spring 2013 Session begins April 17th Casa Belvedere offers Italian Culinary Classes! Casa Belvedere's "In Cucina" Culinary Program is a recreational cooking series designed to be both an educational and a fun experience. Our new team of instructors has a wide range of classes to offer for adults and children ages 8+. Daytime and evening classes a...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere presents: "A Measure of this World - Galileo's Dialogue with the Universe" with David Vincenti. A book presentation, reading and signing on Tuesday, August 25th @ 7:00 PM. Worth Noting: It is believed that on this date in 1609, Galileo first presented his improved telescope to th...

The Belvedere Club by Bocelli is excited to announce its grand opening this Thursday evening, April 30th and again Friday, May 1st, for your dining pleasure. We look forward to seeing you and extending a warm welcome on behalf of the Foundation and our new family at Bocelli. You will see so much hard work has gone into getting the Club ready f...

Celebrate the Epiphany - La Befana! with Alessandra belloni & I Giullari di Piazza for a special 35TH anniversary revival of "La Cantata dei Pastori" - The Shepherds Cantata. A Neapolitan Renaissance Christmas concert. Featuring: La Befana (the Italian Christmas Witch), the Arc Angel Gabriel, and Pulcinella from the Italian Commedia d...

Casa Belvedere is very pleased to announce the arrival of Chef Frank Bilotti as the Italian Cultural Foundation's new, young, dynamic, creative and talented Executive Chef. Most recently, Chef Bilotti was at Bin 5, the fifth establishment in the Da Noi collection of restaurants.   "The entire team at Casa Belvedere is looking forward to work...

Join Us For A Presentation of: "Carving a Niche for Himself; The Untold Story of Luigi Del Bianco & Mount Rushmore". Tues. Sept. 29th @ 7:00 PM. FEATURING Author, Douglas J. Gladstone, whose controversial book argues that the United States Department of the Interior's National Park Service (NPS) is chiseling Mount Rushmore's...

by Pamela Silvestri   Fig Fest this Sunday is the same time (7 p.m.) with the same program --- a fig swap, recipe exchange and general celebration of all things fig. And, it's still free. But it will be held at a different venue: Casa Belvedere, the Italian Cultural Center, on Grymes Hill.   The foundation's director, Gina Biancardi,...