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Cultural Tuesdays

CULTURAL TUESDAYS

Cultural Tuesdays is a series of illustrated talks designed to engage our community on a wide range of topics, spanning from culture, lifestyle, history, cuisine, art and much more. 

Mosaic Artwork in Toronto and the GTA

  • Tuesday, October 11, 7:00pm

Professor Emerita Olga Zorzi Pugliese will discuss her ongoing research on mosaic murals. She will focus on mosaic artwork that can be viewed in many public places in Toronto and the GTA, with a spotlight on Italian artists and mosaicists, whose contribution has not always been recognized.

A ‘PAY WHAT YOU CAN’ EVENT
(Donations welcome at the door)

Location:

Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre

The South: An Exploration of Southern Italian Folk Music

  • Tuesday, November 1, 7:00pm

Join singer-songwriter, dancer and actor Andrea Ramolo for a lecture that explores the ancestral music of the “Tarantella” and “Pizzica”. With a focus on the Salento region of Italy, we’ll discover the cultural phenomenon of the taranta spider, and Southern Italian music as a form of healing. Topics such as tarantism, the tamburello and zampogna, Ernesto De Martino, le seranate, and more will be discussed. Andrea will also reflect on her time filming her first documentary in Salento.

A ‘PAY WHAT YOU CAN’ EVENT
(Donations welcome at the door)

Location:

Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre

Cultural Tuesdays: Finances & Cybersecurity

 

Villa Charities, in collaboration with the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association of Toronto (CIBPA), presents a lecture about finance for seniors. Experienced financial specialists and planners will focus on several topics and provide helpful advice.

Finance for Seniors: Navigating Your Retirement Assets During Volatile Markets

  • Tuesday, September 20, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Villa Charities, in collaboration with the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association of Toronto (CIBPA), presents a lecture about finance for seniors. Experienced financial specialists and planners will focus on several topics and provide helpful advice.

 

Wills & Estate Planning: The importance of having a Will and POA, and Pre-Estate planning involving family members at an early stage to ensure their legacy continues the way they plan. A look at tax implications if they don’t have a Will or POA.

 

Investing: Brief discussion on investment and rate market, including how inflation has affected portfolios and investment decisions.  A look at how investments can provide a steady cash flow that assist in meeting expenses.

 

Retirement Goal Planning. The importance of working with a dedicated Financial Planner to help focus on life goals.  

 

There will be a Q&A at the end of the session.

 

Presenters

Mary D’Aversa, RBC Investment & Retirement Planner

Melina Zeppieri, Mortgage Specialist, REMAX

Ornella Ferreira, RBC Mortgage Specialist

 

This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.

Finance for Young Expats

  • Tuesday, November 8, 6:30pm

Cybersecurity for Seniors

  • Tuesday, November 15, 6:30 – 7:30pm

A ‘PAY WHAT YOU CAN’ EVENT
(Donations welcome at the door)

Location:

Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre

Italy’s Visible and Invisible Cities

 

Take a journey with Dr. Franco Gallippi to discover the many facets of Italian culture through celebrated citizens, landmarks and historical events of six Italian cities.

Bologna

  • Tuesday, November 22, 7:00pm

Perugia

  • Tuesday, November 29, 7:00pm

Reggio Calabria

  • Tuesday, December 6, 7:00pm

Torino

  • Tuesday, January 10, 7:00pm

L’Aquila

  • Tuesday, January 17, 7:00pm

Matera

  • Tuesday, January 24, 7:00pm

Location:

Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre

For more information about Cultural Tuesdays contact:

 

Angelita Papa
Arts & Culture Coordinator
Phone: 416-789-7011 ext. 248
Emailcultural@villacharities.com