Monthly Archives: August 2016

NIAF Scholarship – Performing Arts Management


The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) offers a full-tuition scholarship in Performing Arts Management. This scholarship is offered in partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, one of the most renowned institutions for training professionals in the performing arts, and Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business (MIP), an internationally recognized management school. The full-tuition scholarship of 13,500 euros (approximately $14,500) will be awarded to an Italian American graduate student who is seeking a Master’s Degree in Performing Arts Management.
For additional information & instructions for applying for this scholarship, click here. 

Upcoming Events in August-September 2016

Upcoming Events in August-September 2016

August 13 – 9 am – 3 pm – Rummage Sale at NBICF Center
It’s time to clean the garage, attic & closets. We are looking for new and gently used items for our rummage sale. We will be selling your donations, plus biscotti and coffee on Saturday, August 13th, 9am–3pm at the NBICF Center.

See the article in July-August, 2016 Newsletter for information on bringing your donations to the Center – August 10, 11, 12 from 9am to 4pm.

August 28 – 2pm – Sundays at the Center with Diane McCurdy – Movie – The English Patient

September 11 – 2pm – Sundays at the Center – Lecture by Laurence DiStasi
On Sunday September 11, 2016, Lawrence DiStasi will present a lecture on his new book “Branded”, How Italian immigrants became enemies during World War Two. This is a thoroughly documented account of restrictions, internments, and evacuations of Italian immigrants during World War Two.  Mr. DiStasi has written several books on the Italian American experience in the United States.

The Lecture will start at 2 pm on September 11, 2016. There is a nominal charge of $5.00 for members and $10.00 for non-members. Seating will be limited to 45 people and reservations are required. No phone reservations will be accepted. There will be a reservation form in the September/October Mosaico.

Fall 2016 Italian Classes at Santa Rosa Junior College
For information on Italian Classes for High School Students at SRJC, click on this link.

For information on college credit classes at SRJC and the Florence Semester Abroad 2017 program click on this link.

For information on NBICF language classes, see the Language page.