Tuesday, January 10, 2012

JANUARY 2012 Newsletter

AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste
JANUARY 2012 NEWS


HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Whatever your New Year’s resolutions are, the Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner can help. Make 2012 your best year ever by taking advantage of our outstanding resources, courses, cinema series, friendly faces and events. Plus, you’ll be saving money! We’ve got a fun year planned for everyone and a few surprises up our sleeves. Not a member yet? You can join at any time.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH
Make a New Year’s resolution to brush up your rusty English and brighten up some dreary winter evenings. Intensive courses start in February. More details will be posted on our blog.

BAKE SALE!
January 26th for the showing of Super 8 at the Ariston, we will hold a Bake Sale to get some donations for our activities. Please help us out and bring some of your baked goods to the Ariston on film day. Contact the office to confirm.

THURSDAY ADULT COFFEE BREAK, via Roma 15, 6:00 p.m. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
January 12th, 10-noon
Have a cup of java, tell us what you did during the holidays – in English naturalmente.

FRIDAY DOCUMENTARY SERIES, via Roma 15, 6:00 p.m. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
This month the series is dedicated to American Food Culture. Join Michael for a foodie tour of the US and don’t gain a pound (or a kilogram, depending on how you think about it).
January 13th – The Meaning of Food Life, Culture, Family – Part 1
January 20th – The Meaning of Food Life, Culture, Family – Part 1
January 27th – Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom, - Part 1 - Carnival in the US, Part 2 –Trieste’s Food

SATURDAY STORYTIME, via Roma 15, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Our favorite winter series is back! Saturday mornings through April, bring your children or grandchildren ages 0 -10 to Storytime. Jennifer and our volunteer team of mother tongue Mommies and Daddies will delight us with modern children’s classics selected for the annual White House Easter/Spring Lawn Party. Each story is followed by a related activity. Call the office and make a reservation . A great way to get your children interested in English – no stress, just fun. We ask that one family member be a member. Not a member yet? Try it out once and see if you like it. Would you like to read aloud? Give us a call and we’ll get you on the list! The complete schedule and details are on our blog.
January 14th - Stretch
January 21st – Duck! Rabbit!
January 28th – Ten Little Fingers, Ten Little Toes

AMERICAN FILM SERIES IN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE AT THE ARISTON CINEMA
Super 8, directed by J.J. Abrams
Thursday, January 26th at 2:00p.m., 4:00p.m., 6:30p.m. and 9:00p.m.

MADE FOR EACH OTHER SERIES at CAPPELLA UNDERGROUND (now at Teatro Miela)
January 16th – Family (TV series- winner of 4 Emmy Awards) – 8:30 p.m.
January 23rd – Ordinary People (1980 film – winner of 4 Oscars) – 8:30 p.m.
The new location has brought a great group of regulars to the series! Join Leonardo Buonomo for a lesson in Comparative Pop Culture at the highest level. Your membership card is valid for this series.

AMERICAN COOKING SCHOOL
Take a foodie tour of the US without leaving Trieste. Andrea, our very own Renaissance man: ESL teacher and professional chef will teach a hands on cooking course for the preparation of the regional specialties of: El Paso, New Orleans, and New York. For Members Only. The cost is: €30 per lesson (including an apron). Dinner (prepared by you on-site plus an AIA – FVG apron) and recipes included! Come by the office to book and pay. Limited availability. More details on our blog. First lesson: February 2nd – El Paso Tex-Mex

LIBRARY NEWS
Santa brought us a new automated Library Check-Out System. Be patient with us during our learning period. Look for lots of new books and DVD’s. On Saturday Storytimes the library will be open from 10:00 a.m. until noon.

SEE YOU AT THE ASSOCIATION IN JANUARY!

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