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Reading Dante at the IIC 2019 - Paradiso
Reading Dante at the IIC 2019 - ParadisoTuesday, February 19, 2019 → Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Italian Institute of Culture is delighted to announce the new season of the series “Reading Dante at the IIC”. Several times throughout the Commedia Dante addresses the lettore with the belief that he will be read by the futura gente – ourselves – and this we have done together through Inferno...

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Il Quartetto di Venezia: Music from La Serenissima
Il Quartetto di Venezia: Music from La SerenissimaThursday, February 21, 2019

The Quartetto di Venezia is Quartet in Residence at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice. Bruno Giuranna said of them: "This is a group that stands out in the varied and vast European musical field. The perfect technical mastery and the power of their performances, characterized by the push towards an absolute value of...

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Lyric Opera Productions presents La Bohème (Giacomo Puccini
Lyric Opera Productions presents "La Bohème" (Giacomo PucciniSaturday, February 23, 2019 → Tuesday, February 26, 2019

La Bohème is surely the greatest operatic love story of all. The universally popular opera – a smash hit for over a century – is easy to love, and impossible to forget. A lost key and an accidental touch of cold hands in the dark – so begins the tender romance at the heart of La Bohème....

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Roma: a conversation with Vittorio Giacopini and Enrico Terrinoni
"Roma": a conversation with Vittorio Giacopini and Enrico TerrinoniThursday, February 28, 2019

Rome, its streets and its unmistakable language are at the core of countless literary productions which depict the main feature and contradiction of the Eternal City: the endless war between beauty and decay. In his novel Roma, Vittorio Giacopini paints a grim picture of modern-day Rome and even predicts its literal destruction... Vittorio...

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Jhumpa Lahiri - Launch of The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories
Jhumpa Lahiri - Launch of "The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories" Friday, March 08, 2019

Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London to parent from West Bengala, and then raised in the United States. After winning a Pulitzer Prize (for her first book, the collection of short stories The Interpreter of Maladies, published in 1999), and publishing three other books (The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth and The Lowland), she...

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Lunedì al Cinema - Visioni Sarde
Lunedì al Cinema - Visioni SardeMonday, March 11, 2019

Sponsored by Regione Sardegna, Visioni Sarde is a collection of short films, documentaries and avant-garde films by young Sardinian filmmakers. The five shorts selected for our screening show a hidden side of Sardinian culture, where traditions merge with modernity, urban landscapes blend with rural scenery, and reality...

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Ciao amore ciao: recital on Luigi Tenco - with Nino Racco
"Ciao amore ciao": recital on Luigi Tenco - with Nino RaccoThursday, March 14, 2019

Ciao amore ciao was the last song and the “suicide note” of the legendary singer- songwriter Luigi Tenco, who took his own life in 1967, shortly after performing at the Sanremo Festival. Tenco subsequently became an icon of love and despair and his artistic legacy lives on to these days. The actor Nino Racco inco...

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Questa sera è già domani: a conversation with Lia Levi
"Questa sera è già domani": a conversation with Lia LeviThursday, April 04, 2019

Lia Levi, born in Pisa in 1931 to a Jewish family of Piedmontese origins, is a journalist, founder of the magazine Shalom and author of several works of fiction largely dedicated to Jewish history and themes. Her novels provide insight into the trials and tragedies facing Italian Jews during the 20th century, as well as...

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POSTPONED - Le Vibrazioni - Così sbagliato European tour 2019
POSTPONED - Le Vibrazioni - "Così sbagliato" European tour 2019Wednesday, September 25, 2019

***This show has been postponed to September 25th. Original tickets still valid or refundable.***   The Italian pop-rock band led by Francesco Sarcina are getting ready to bring their vibrant sound to some of the best European stages for the first time. Hits such as Così Sbagliato and Amore Zen will be part of t...

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