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      Montreal’s Italian Week 2016 – Day Three

      Aug. 7, 2016

      Leopardi, Il giovane favoloso Films, art exhibits, bocce and music are on the agenda for day three of the annual Montreal’s Italian Week.

      Three different venues around the city are showcasing works by Italian-Canadian and Italian artists. The Leonardo da Vinci Center (8370 boul. Lacordaire) has a solo exhibit by Italian artist Elvino Echioni. Galleria D’Art Elisa 
(6796 boul. St-Laurent) is showing the works of Frank Caracciolo, 
Alfonso Fiengo,
 Anita Cardone,
 Sonia Conforti,
 Paolo Ruiz, 
R. Aparici, 
Giovanni Angeloro, and
 Gianni Giuliano. Over at 
Espace Galerie Ludovik in Griffintown 
(1318 Rue Notre-Dame West), additional works by Frank Caracciolo, Sonia Conforti,
 Paolo Ruiz,
 Giovanni Angeloro, and
 Gianni Giuliano are on display.

      Films from the Italian region of Le Marche continue to screen tonight. Leopardi, Il giovane favoloso by director Mario Martone is showing at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ Maxwell-Cummings Auditorium. Daniele Luchetti’s Anni Felici is screening at the Casa d’Italia (505 Jean-Talon Est). The Leonardo Da Vinci Centre is showing Il Grido by Michelangelo Antonioni. All the screenings start at 7:30PM and are free of charge. The films will be presented in Italian, with English or French subtitles.

      Italian Week festivities in LaSalle start today with a bocce tournament, music, food and berverages. All the activities are taking place at Ouellette Park, and will continue tomorrow evening.

      Roberto Cardazzi returns to Le Boulevard Centre Commercial shopping centre (corner Jean Talon est & Bould. Pie-IX) for an encore musical performance from 1:00PM to 4:00PM.

      Montreal’s Italian Week, which attracts over 390,000 visitors annually, is organized by the Quebec Region of the National Congress of Italian-Canadians. The festival runs until Sunday, August 14, 2016. For a full program listing, please visit

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