Istituto Di Cultura - Toronto

RITUAL a photographic exhibition by VINCENZO PIETROPAOLO

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WORKWEAR
WORKWEARFriday, January 27, 2017 → Sunday, April 23, 2017

An exhibition playfully exploring uniforms. Devised and curated by Milan-based architect, designer and artist Alessandro Guerriero, Workwear features the work of 40 Italian and international artists, designers and architects, including Alessandro Mendini, Issey Miyake, Erwin Wurm, Vivienne Westwood, Elio Fiorucci, and...

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VOLCANO: THE FILMS OF ANNA MAGNANI
VOLCANO: THE FILMS OF ANNA MAGNANIFriday, January 27, 2017 → Saturday, March 11, 2017

TIFF Bell Lightbox, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura and Cinecittà Luce, presents a retrospective of 23 films dedicated to Anna Magnani, one of the greatest actresses of the 20th century. The retropsective will open on January 27with a 4k digital restoration of Rosselini's Rome, Open City, th...

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RITUAL: a photographic exhibition by VINCENZO PIETROPAOLO
RITUAL: a photographic exhibition by VINCENZO PIETROPAOLOThursday, February 23, 2017 → Thursday, March 16, 2017

On the occasion of the recently published book RITUAL by documentary photographer Vincenzo Pietropaolo, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, in collaboration with The Mariano Elia Chair of Italian-Canadian Studies at York University, is pleased to present a photographic exhibit by the same name. Vincenzo Pietropaolo will be...

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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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THE HAPPY KINGDOM: VENICE AND ITS TERRITORIES
THE HAPPY KINGDOM: VENICE AND ITS TERRITORIESFriday, February 24, 2017 → Friday, March 10, 2017

A series of three lectures on Venice, its history and the Veneto region, once the dominion of the Serenissima Repubblica (the Most Serene Republic), will be held by PhD candidate Sebastiano Bazzichetto at the IIC in the month of February and March 2017, on Fridays, 10-12pm. The lectures will be in English, integrated with...

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EUFF - CLASSIC SERIES: JOURNEY TO ITALY by Roberto Rossellini
EUFF - CLASSIC SERIES: "JOURNEY TO ITALY" by Roberto RosselliniSunday, February 26, 2017

The European Union Film Festival - Toronto presents a series of 6 classic films throughout the year 2017 on Sundays, starting January the 20th. Italy will present the screening of "Journey to Italy", directed by Roberto Rossellini on Sunday, 26 February, 2017 at 3:00pm. The film will be introduced by Carlo Coen, Phd, York...

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In conversation with the artist: VINCENZO PIETROPAOLO
In conversation with the artist: VINCENZO PIETROPAOLOTuesday, February 28, 2017

On the occasion of the exhibit RITUAL, Italian born and Canadian-based photojournalist Vincenzo Pietropaolo will be in conversation with Prof. Don Snyder (School of Image Arts - Ryerson University) and Prof. Gabriele Scardellato (The Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies at York University). A Q&A session ...

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THE EARLY CULT OF THOMAS AQUINAS IN SOUTHERN ITALY
THE EARLY CULT OF THOMAS AQUINAS IN SOUTHERN ITALYThursday, March 02, 2017

Public Lecture by Dr. M. Michèle Mulchahey (Leonard E. Boyle, Professor of Manuscript Studies - Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies - Toronto) Often depicted as an iconic symbol of the Dominican intellectual achievement, Thomas Aquinas may not strike many as a charismatic saint. But in life Aquinas was much ...

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ITALIAN DESIGN DAY: ALDO CIBIC RETHINKING HAPPINESS
ITALIAN DESIGN DAY: ALDO CIBIC "RETHINKING HAPPINESS"Thursday, March 02, 2017

Aldo is the founder of Cibicworkshop, a design studio and multidisciplinary research centre based in Milan, Italy. The latest evolution of his signature Rethinking Happiness project, first presented at the 12th La Biennale di Venezia, has grown into a platform for discussion on how through the broadest interpretations of...

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NICOLA BENEDETTI WITH VENICE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
NICOLA BENEDETTI WITH VENICE BAROQUE ORCHESTRAFriday, March 03, 2017

Andrea Marcon, founder and leader “Thrilling to hear and watch,” (The Times) Benedetti and the Venice Baroque Orchestra perform Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and works by Galuppi, Avison, and Geminiani. Born in Scotland of Italian heritage, Nicola Benedetti was the winner of Best Female Artist at the 20...

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JAZZ.FM91's SOUNDS OF ITALY PIANO SERIES: DINO RUBINO
JAZZ.FM91's SOUNDS OF ITALY PIANO SERIES: DINO RUBINOTuesday, March 07, 2017

The JAZZ.FM91 Italian Piano Series is proud to feature Dino Rubino, whose dedication to both the piano and trumpet has brought him numerous awards. After seeing master trumpet player Tom Harrell perform, Rubino abandoned his classical piano studies and began playing the trumpet, winning numerous awards. Through his love...

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ISAAC JULIEN: OTHER DESTINIES at ROM Lecture Series
ISAAC JULIEN: OTHER DESTINIES at ROM Lecture SeriesTuesday, March 07, 2017

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to support the participation of Alberto Mallardo (Mediterranean Hope Operator from Lampedusa island, Italy) in the Program Migration: People, Places & Politics dedicated to Isaac Julien. Known for his poetic and visually encompassing narratives, renowned British cont...

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POETICA-3
POETICA-3Wednesday, March 08, 2017

On the occasion of the International Women's Day, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to invite the writers Terri Favro, M. Nourbese Philip, Margaret Christakos, Gianna Patriarca, to the third in a series of presentations which will feature local artists, writers, poets and who will share their latest works.  T...

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ICFF Year-Round Program:proiezione di VELOCE COME IL VENTO
ICFF Year-Round Program:proiezione di VELOCE COME IL VENTOThursday, March 09, 2017 → Friday, March 24, 2017

L'Altra Italia/ICFF Association, with the support of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, presents the screening of "Veloce come il vento", directed by Matteo Rovere. March 9, 20176:30 pm Reception8:00 pm ScreeningColossus Vaughan - 3555 Highway 7 West, Vaughan March 24, 20176:30 pm Reception at Maison Mercer - 15 Mercer...

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MEDIEVAL ETHIOPIA: A COLLOQUIUM
MEDIEVAL ETHIOPIA: A COLLOQUIUMFriday, March 10, 2017 → Saturday, March 11, 2017

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to support the participation of Prof. Gianfrancesco Lusini (University of Naples) in the colloquium MEDIEVAL ETHIOPIA. The colloquium is organized by The Centre for Medieval Studies, The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, The University of Saint Michael’s College. PROGRAM Fr...

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