'A morning in Italy' - Saturday 8th October

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Grainger's Bar & Talbot Gallery, 51 Talbot Street, Dublin 1.
11am, on Saturday the 8th October 2011.

We are proud to announce our sixth Breakfast… on the corner, ‘A morning in Italy'. We began our culinary journey in Brazil and have made our way through Poland, Spain, France and India. Now we are embarking on Italy, where there will be hums from Vespa’s, exotic accents, sunshine, cappuccinos & biscotti at a cafe terrace… do you feel the Italian appeal?
We would like to invite you to enjoy a traditional Italian breakfast, served in Grainger’s Bar, on Saturday 8th of October 2011, from 11am. As always we have a programme of themed events running alongside the breakfast beginning.
> From 11.00am to 1pm at GRAINGER’S BAR
An Italian Breakfast menu, accompanied by Italian music from Stefano Refolo.
Stefano Refolo has played piano and sung for many years. He has great passion and sensitivity for pop music as well as Italian and international writers who have influenced him to play in many clubs in Rome and Milan. In 1996, he founded the band "prodotti atipici", as a lead singer and for ten years this band has unleashed in many dance clubs in Italy. His performance offers the most beautiful songs from the Italian scene and a few songs from the repertoire of the great Neapolitan tradition. 
> From 1.30pm - TALBOT GALLERY screens ‘Ladri di biciclette'
The bicycle thieves – 1948 – Was directed by Vittorio DeSica and based on the novel of the same name by Luigi Bartolini, The Bicycle Thief is one of the greatest neo-realist films. A heart-breakingly simple story that stars Lamberto Maggiorani as the poor man and Enzo Staiola as his son desperately combing a, war-ravaged Rome for a stolen bicycle.
"If you have seen The Bicycle Thief, but not for years, you will discover that such is its power that it is like seeing it for the first time." (Kevin Thomas, LA Times.)

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