Giovanni’s, a slightly parodic but somehow also entirely sincere series of family-style Italian dinner parties, is hosted by artist Chloe Seibert and curator Bryce Grates. It started in Astoria—“so I could get people to come to my borough,” Seibert said of her home in Queens. But it took on an added sense of purpose as the series expanded via events at locations like the Bushwick gallery Interstate Projects (where Grates works) and the studio of artist Spencer Sweeney. “There are a lot of circles that run adjacent to each other in New York, and throwing dinner parties is a good way to get them to hang out with each other,” Seibert said. On a recent evening at her home, natural wine washed down ribbons of homemade pasta with sautéed mushrooms and truffles.