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WITH NEW EYES Architecture for Toronto by Francesco and Aldo Piccaluga Architects

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150TH YEARS OF STORIES: A EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB
150TH YEARS OF STORIES: A EUROPEAN BOOK CLUBThursday, February 23, 2017 → Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Toronto European Book Club is back in 2017 to put the spotlight on Europe’s literary legacy and its influence on contemporary publishing. To celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the members of the European Union of National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Toronto will look at the connection bet...

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ON THE VERGE OF: ART INSTALLATIONS by FRANCESCA VIVENZA
ON THE VERGE OF: ART INSTALLATIONS by FRANCESCA VIVENZATuesday, August 08, 2017 → Tuesday, October 10, 2017

ON THE VERGE OF (2017; wood, marine paint; H250 x 98W x 225D cm.) by artist Francesca Vivenza is located in the garden of the Consulate General of Italy, 136 Beverley Street, Toronto, (on the North West corner of Beverley Street and Dundas Street-across from the AGO). The work mimics a catapult, or “mangonel”, ...

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PAOLO VENTURA: THE LAST DAYS OF VACATION
PAOLO VENTURA: THE LAST DAYS OF VACATIONThursday, September 07, 2017 → Saturday, September 30, 2017

Nicholas Metivier Gallery, with the support of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, is pleased to announce an art exhibition of works by Paolo Ventura: THE LAST DAYS OF VACATION. This is Ventura’s first solo exhibition at the gallery and in Canada. Artist Reception: Thursday, September 7, 6 – 8 PM The exh...

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Mario Ciferri (Gala Concert)
Mario Ciferri (Gala Concert)Friday, September 22, 2017 → Saturday, September 23, 2017

Organ player Maestro Mario Ciferri will perform at Organix 17. SEPTEMBER 22ND 2017 7:30pm - 9:30pmTimothy Eaton Memorial Church - TorontoGeneral Admission: $ 35.00. Tickets on-line at www.organixconcerts.ca Fugue in g-minor, (the Little) BWV 578 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)Schmücke dich, o liebe Se...

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Curious Minds: Eating Italy: A Delicious Journey Through Italian Cuisine
Curious Minds: Eating Italy: A Delicious Journey Through Italian CuisineFriday, September 22, 2017 → Friday, November 03, 2017

Lecture series. It is said that most people eat to live, while in Italy people live to eat. In this course, Hot Docs favourite Dr. Franco Gallippi returns to explore the history and cultural significance of some of the most famous dishes from his native land. From a simple plate of 'pasta e ceci' (pasta with chickpeas)...

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With New Eyes: Architecture for Toronto by Francesco and Aldo Piccaluga Architects
With New Eyes: Architecture for Toronto by Francesco and Aldo Piccaluga ArchitectsTuesday, September 26, 2017 → Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present With New Eyes: Architecture for Toronto by Francesco and Aldo Piccaluga Architects, an exhibition dedicated to the work of Italian-Canadian architects Francesco and Aldo Piccaluga. In the postwar era, Toronto’s exchange with European countries such as Italy he...

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A Night in Italy: Juliet's Answer and the magic of Verona
A Night in Italy: Juliet's Answer and the magic of VeronaThursday, September 28, 2017

In Glenn Dixon's memoir, Juliet's Answer, the acclaimed author, journalist and documentary filmmaker travels to Verona to mend a broken heart. As he settles into the charming, picturesque city, he learns the traditions of the locals and volunteers to answer the thousands of letters addressed to Shakespeare's fictional Juliet,...

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CARLO RATTI: HOW DO WE DESIGN THE CITY OF THE FUTURE?
CARLO RATTI: HOW DO WE DESIGN THE CITY OF THE FUTURE?Friday, September 29, 2017

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to support a talk by Carlo Ratti, curator of EDIT’s Shelter/Cities exhibit. Ratti explores how we can bring nature back into urban areas – from the home to the metropolis. September 29, 2017 - 5:30 - 6:30pmExpo for Design, Innovation and Technology, 6th floor - 21 Don ...

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EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES 2017
EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES 2017Friday, September 29, 2017

The European Day of Languages has been celebrated in Europe on September 26th since 2001 as an initiative of the Council of Europe. Promoting lifelong language learning and stressing the importance of intercultural understanding are the main objectives of the events associated with the European Day of Languages.Acting as...

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Screening of Giuseppe Verdi's GIOVANNA D'ARCO by Peter Greenaway e Saskia Boddeke.
Screening of Giuseppe Verdi's GIOVANNA D'ARCO by Peter Greenaway e Saskia Boddeke.Thursday, October 05, 2017

Opera production by Teatro Regio di Parma on the occasion of Festival Verdi. For the series of operas from 'Festival Verdi', the Istituto Italiano di Cultura presents Giovanna d’Arco by directors Peter Greenaway e Saskia Boddeke, and music director Ramon Tebar in a new production by Teatro Regio di Parma. Giovanna d'...

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THE NATURE OF CONSCIOUSNESS: WILL IT BE POSSIBLE TO MAKE CONSCIOUS ROBOTS?
THE NATURE OF CONSCIOUSNESS: WILL IT BE POSSIBLE TO MAKE CONSCIOUS ROBOTS?Thursday, October 05, 2017

ITALY INSPIRES CANADA series: Conference by Federico Faggin The Consulate General of Italy, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, the Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies, University of Toronto, in collaboration with ISSNAF Ontario and l’Altra Italia, proudly present ITALY INSPIRES CANADA featuring Italian physicist, inve...

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WHITE ON WHITE: ITALIAN PIANIST LUCA BURATTO IN CONCERT
WHITE ON WHITE: ITALIAN PIANIST LUCA BURATTO IN CONCERTThursday, October 05, 2017

COC Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre. Italian pianist and 2015 Prize Laureate of the Honens International Piano Competition, Luca Buratto, showcases his technical prowess and graceful interpretations in a program that features Ligeti’s Études Book III, Janáček’s Piano Sona...

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THE RESTORATION OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE: Conference in Ottawa
THE RESTORATION OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE: Conference in OttawaThursday, October 12, 2017

The Embassy of Italy to Canada, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Toronto and Assorestauro are proud to present: THE RESTORATION OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE: ADVANCED METHODS & TECHNOLOGIES FOR ENSURING CORRECT & EFFECTIVE WORK. Thursday, October 12, 2017; 9:00amThe Westin Ottawa - 11 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4 W...

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FASCIST EMPIRE CINEMA: FROM HISTORY TO FILM AND BACK AGAIN. Lecture
FASCIST EMPIRE CINEMA: FROM HISTORY TO FILM AND BACK AGAIN. LectureThursday, October 12, 2017

The Northrop Frye Centre proudly announces “Fascist Empire Cinema: From History to Film and Back Again” by Prof. Ruth Ben-Ghiat (New York University). EM119, Emmanuel College, 75 Queen’s Park CrescentThursday, October 12th at 5:00pm All are welcome, and there will be a reception to follow. Click here for more...

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PIRANDELLO 150: L'UOMO DAL FIORE IN BOCCA
PIRANDELLO 150: "L'UOMO DAL FIORE IN BOCCA"Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Delia Social Cultural Centre, in collaboration with The Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies, University of Toronto, the Italian Cultural Institute, presents Luigi Pirandello’s L'uomo dal fiore in bocca, starring Diego Giordano and Sebastiano Borzellino. October 12, 2017 at 8.00 pmMuzzo Family Alumni Hall 1...

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