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      Montreal’s Italian Week 2017 – Day Six

      Aug. 9, 2017

      Immigrant "Landed"Tonight at 7:00PM, the Casa d’Italia (505 Rue Jean Talon Est) hosts an evening celebrating stories of il viaggio. The event features readings by Club Voci Migranti della Casa d’Italia, Connie Guzzo-McParland, Licia Canton, Marisa De Franceschi, Liana Cusmano, and Christina Sforza; the premiere of Agata De Santis’ short documentary film, Immigrant “Landed”; and paintings by Giovanni Angeloro. Admission is free and open to all.

      Festival goers have two Italian films screening to choose from this evening: Malamuri by Federico Maio (Italian only) at Casa d’Italia; and Dominique Corti’s Un cammino per la vita (with English subtitles) at the Leonardo da Vinci Centre (8370 Boulevard Lacordaire, Saint-Leonard). Both screenings start at 7:00PM and are free of charge.

      Wonders of Sicily by photographer Paolo Ruiz continues at the Leonardo da Vinci Centre until August 13. The exhibit is open daily from 1:00PM to 6:00PM. Sinergia 2017 at Erga Gallery (6394 St-Laurent Boulevard) – also running until August 13 – features eight Italian-Canadian artists. The works of Giovanni Angeloro, Faustina A. Bilotta, Frank Caracciolo, Domenico Antonio Di Guglielmo, Ida Marinaro Fanzolato, Alfonso Fiengo, Gianni Giuliano, and Paolo Ruiz will be on display Monday to Wednesday from 10:00AM to 6:00PM, and Thursday to Sunday from 10:00AM to 10:00PM.

      Tickets are still available for tomorrow evening’s special performance by local singer/songwriter Marco Calliari at the Casa d’Italia. Calliari will perform songs from his latest album, One Night. The show starts at 8:00PM. For more details, please call (514) 279-6357.

      Montreal’s Italian Week runs until Sunday, August 13. For the full festival program, please visit

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