Sicily in Saxapahaw: An Afternoon of Music, Film, Art & Conversation

L. D. P. Vellani's picture
February 16, 2020
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Italian History / Studies, Music and Music History

Mahalo Arts Programs & Mebanesville present the North Carolina premiere of “Sicily: Land of Love & Strife,” a feature-length documentary by Mark Spano, a Sicilian-American who hopes his 2018 film will change public perception of the mysterious island nation, Sunday February 16, 2020, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. The afternoon salon will include live musical performance by the ensemble Mebanesville, co-founded by Italian co-nationals Peggy Boswell and Larry Vellani, art displays by Sicilian-American Kathleen Citrolo Gwinnett, and contemporary and Raqs Baladi dance by Sicilian-American Angela Busti, as well as food, beverage, and conversation.


The program takes place at The Culture Mill, 1616 Jordan Drive, Saxapahahw, NC, a performing arts laboratory in the former Saxapahaw Post Office building. Attendees may make a suggested donation of $10, and, also, art, books, CDs, and DVDs will be available for purchase.


For more information, contact Alison Weiner, or Larry Vellani,, 336.380.6313.

Contact Info: 

L. D. P. "Larry" Vellani

Co-Founder, Mebanesville

Musica TransAtlantica: Roots, Rhythm & Roll

Mebane, NC USA

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