Istituto Di Cultura - Toronto

PAOLO BACILIERI: "FUN" Art exhibition with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2017

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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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PAOLO BACILIERI: FUN
PAOLO BACILIERI: "FUN"Friday, May 12, 2017 → Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Art exhibitionToronto Comic Arts Festival 2017 The Istituto Italiano di Cultura and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2017, present FUN an art exhibition by Italian comic artist Paolo Bacilieri. The exhibit features 30 original illustrations from his latest graphic novel, Fun published in English by SelfMadeHero, 10 original...

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LINO TAGLIAPIETRA AT SANDRA AINSLEY GALLERY
LINO TAGLIAPIETRA AT SANDRA AINSLEY GALLERYSaturday, May 13, 2017 → Monday, July 03, 2017

Opening Reception: May 13 from 3:00 to 6:00pmRemarks: Susan Warner, Artistic Director, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA.The artist will be in attendance. Lino Tagliapietra’s career is defined by a dedication to workmanship, innovation and collaboration. Born in 1934 on the island of Murano, Italy, Tagliapietra began his apprentice...

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EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB 2017: PINOCCHIO (1883) by Carlo Collodi
EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB 2017: PINOCCHIO (1883) by Carlo CollodiThursday, May 25, 2017

CELEBRATING 150TH YEARS OF STORIES. It is said that once Italy was a unified country, Massimo D’Azeglio stated: “We have made Italy, now we have to make Italians”. Not too long after, Carlo Collodi has his Geppetto make Pinocchio. Franco Gallippi’s reading of Pinocchio explores the question of what ...

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PUBLIC LECTURE BY PROFESSOR MARC RABOY
PUBLIC LECTURE BY PROFESSOR MARC RABOY Thursday, May 25, 2017

As a contribution to the celebrations for Canada's 150th, the Dante Alighieri Society [SDA] of Ottawa – with the support of Carleton University, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Toronto and the Italian Embassy – cordially invites you to the public lecture of prof. Marc Raboy, from McGill University, on his ce...

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DISCOVERING ELENA FERRANTE
DISCOVERING ELENA FERRANTEFriday, May 26, 2017 → Friday, June 09, 2017

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present two lectures on the works by internationally known Italian writer and best seller Elena Ferrante. The lectures will be held by Dr. Franco Gallippi who will analyze Ferrante's works through two different perspectives. Lecture 1May 26 from 10:00 to 12:00The City of Naples...

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THE PRACTICE OF RESONANCE: AN EXCHANGE OF LETTERS
THE PRACTICE OF RESONANCE: AN EXCHANGE OF LETTERSFriday, June 02, 2017

Writer Federica Bueti and artist Alex Martinis Roe will be in conversation to discuss their common interest in feminist practices of sexual difference, in particular the practices of affidamento and resonance, and the place of writing in the (de)construction, or hacking, of the modern Western subject. In the form of a public...

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THE PRACTICE OF RESONANCE: EMILIA-AMALIA SESSION X
THE PRACTICE OF RESONANCE: EMILIA-AMALIA SESSION XSaturday, June 03, 2017

Presented by Berlin-based artist Alex Martinis-Roe and writer Federica Buetti, this workshop will begin from the resonances between two feminist texts that are from completely different places, contexts and discourses: one about the Milan Women’s Bookstore co-operative, and the other No Selves To Abolish: Afropessim...

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ICFF: ITALIAN CONTEMPORARY FILM FESTIVAL 2017
ICFF: ITALIAN CONTEMPORARY FILM FESTIVAL 2017Thursday, June 08, 2017 → Friday, June 16, 2017

6th edition presented by ICSavings. This is the sixth edition of a Festival that celebrates the best in contemporary Italian cinema from around the world, and will take place June 8th-16th, 2017 in Toronto, Vaughan, Hamilton, Montreal, Québec City and Vancouver. ICFF will bring together film enthusiasts and some ...

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MEET ACTOR PAOLA CORTELLESI at the ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA - TORONTO
MEET ACTOR PAOLA CORTELLESI at the ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA - TORONTOThursday, June 08, 2017

ICFF guests of honour. The Istituto Italiano di Cultura will host a press conference with ICFF guest of honour Paola Cortellesi. Paola Cortellesi stars in ICFF’s opening film Qualcosa di nuovo/Something New, a vibrant comedy directed by Cristina Comencini, Paola Cortellesi is an eclectic Italian actress, singer, v...

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ICFF LITERATURE: Screening of IL FIUME HA SEMPRE RAGIONE di SILVIO SOLDINI
ICFF LITERATURE: Screening of "IL FIUME HA SEMPRE RAGIONE" di SILVIO SOLDINISunday, June 11, 2017

The Italian Contemporary Film Festival, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario and the Associazione Culturale L'Altra Italia, presents the film Silvio Soldini's "Il fiume ha sempre ragione/The river is always right" in the section ICFF Literature. In Attendance:...

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CHRISTIAN DE SICA at the ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA - TORONTO
CHRISTIAN DE SICA at the ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA - TORONTOWednesday, June 14, 2017

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura will host a press conference with ICFF guest of honour Christian De Sica. Italian box office celebrity Christian De Sica, son of iconic director Vittorio De Sica, will be receiving the ICFF’s Lifetime Achievement Award, whose previous recipients include screen legends such as Al Pac...

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TWO DYNAMIC PATHS ON A SHARED ROAD: CANADIAN-ITALIAN COOPERATION AT 150 AND 156
TWO DYNAMIC PATHS ON A SHARED ROAD: CANADIAN-ITALIAN COOPERATION AT 150 AND 156Saturday, June 17, 2017

The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) is organizing an interdisciplinary conference “Two Dynamic Paths on a Shared Road: Canadian-Italian cooperation at 150 and 156”. in Toronto, June 17-18, 2017. The conference is organized on the occasion of Canada’s sesquicentennial by the Research Centre ...

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COMPAGNIA BACCALÀ AT LUMINATO FESTIVAL 2017
COMPAGNIA BACCALÀ AT LUMINATO FESTIVAL 2017 Saturday, June 17, 2017 → Sunday, June 18, 2017

Inspired by Chaplin, Keaton, and the stars of silent films, Compagnia Baccalà’s timeless performance of enthralling physicality and exquisite expression has been delighting audiences around the world since 2010. Duo Camilla Pessi and Simone Fassari met at the Teatro Dimitri School in Switzerland and then pa...

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RINO NOTO: WAVE
RINO NOTO: WAVETuesday, June 20, 2017 → Thursday, September 07, 2017

ART EXHIBITION The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present a solo exhibition of artist Rino Noto's Wave. Opening Reception on June 20 at 6:30pm@ IIC Gallery - Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 496 Huron St., Toronto The exhibit will run through September 7, 2017Gallery hours: Mon - Fri: 10:00am - 1:00pm; 2:30pm...

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