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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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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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ARTS of the East: highlights of Islamic art from the Bruschettini Collection
ARTS of the East: highlights of Islamic art from the Bruschettini CollectionSaturday, September 23, 2017 → Sunday, January 21, 2018

The Bruschettini Collection is renowned worldwide for its fine arts from the East — yet has never before been seen in North America. In a special exhibition exclusive to the Aga Khan Museum, discover a sumptuous selection of artworks.In a world exclusive, the Aga Khan Museum will share with the public an impressive a...

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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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L'ALTRA ITALIA ASSOCIATION: Screening of QUESTIONE DI KARMA (It's All About Karma)
L'ALTRA ITALIA ASSOCIATION: Screening of QUESTIONE DI KARMA (It's All About Karma)Friday, October 13, 2017 → Thursday, October 26, 2017

The L'Altra Italia association, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, presents the screening of QUESTIONE DI KARMA (It's All About Karma), directed by: Edorardo Falcone. QUESTIONE DI KARMAItaly | 2017 | Comedy | Italian | English Subtitles | 90 min Cast: Fabio De Luigi, Elio Germano, Eros Pagni, Daniela...

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NICOLA LAGIOIA'S LITERATURE FESTIVALS TOUR IN CANADA
NICOLA LAGIOIA'S LITERATURE FESTIVALS TOUR IN CANADASunday, October 15, 2017 → Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Nicola Lagioia, Italy’s most critically acclaimed contemporary novelist, won the 2015 Strega Prize, Italy’s most prestigious literary award, with Ferocity. His novels have also won the Volponi, Straniero, and Viareggio literary awards. In 2010, he was named one of Italy’s best writers under 40. He is a...

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PIRANDELLO 150: Screening of L'ATTESA (THE WAIT)
PIRANDELLO 150: Screening of L'ATTESA (THE WAIT)Saturday, October 21, 2017

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Italian writer, Nobel Prize laureate Luigi Pirandello, the Società Dante Alighieri and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in collaboration with the Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, present Pirandello 150, a Film and Lecture Series...

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EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB 2017: IL GATTOPARDO (1958) by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB 2017: IL GATTOPARDO (1958) by Giuseppe Tomasi di LampedusaMonday, October 30, 2017

CELEBRATING 150TH YEARS OF STORIES. The most famous statement in Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s Il Gattopardo (The Leopard) is: “If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change”. Franco Gallippi’s reading examines the question of change in an Italy on the threshold of Unificat...

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IS FASHION MODERN?
IS FASHION MODERN?Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Illustrated talk by Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator at The Museum of Modern Art in the Department of Architecture & Design, as well as MoMA’s founding Director of Research & Development. Antonelli has curated numerous shows, lectured worldwide, and has served on several international architecture and design...

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ITALIAN VOYAGES THROUGH ART AND BEAUTY
ITALIAN VOYAGES THROUGH ART AND BEAUTYFriday, November 10, 2017 → Friday, November 17, 2017

Two lectures on the Italian art held in English by Art Historian Serena Spinelli.No previous knowledge of art is required. Nov 10 & Nov 17; 10am to NOONIstituto Italiano di Cultura - 496 Huron St., Toronto Please call Giuliana at 416 921-3802 x228 to register.IIC Students $15 per lecture, general public $20. FRI...

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Screening of Verdi's NABUCCO, directed by DANIELE ABBADO
Screening of Verdi's NABUCCO, directed by DANIELE ABBADO Thursday, November 16, 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 Nabucco by director Daniela Abbado, and music director Michele Mariotti. Nabucco – Leo NucciIsmaele – Bruno RibeiroZaccaria – Riccardo Zanell...

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PIRANDELLO 150: Screening of MA NON È UNA COSA SERIA (But it’s Nothing Serious)
PIRANDELLO 150: Screening of MA NON È UNA COSA SERIA (But it’s Nothing Serious)Tuesday, November 21, 2017

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Italian writer, Nobel Prize laureate Luigi Pirandello, the Department of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto and the Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, present Pirandello 150, a ...

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PIRANDELLO 150: Screening of FEU MATHIAS PASCAL (The Living Dead Man)Tuesday, December 05, 2017

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Italian writer, Nobel Prize laureate Luigi Pirandello, the Department of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto and the Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, present Pirandello 150, a Film and Lecture Series. Innis College ...

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Screening of Verdi's MACBETH directed by LILIANA CAVANI
Screening of Verdi's MACBETH directed by LILIANA CAVANIThursday, January 25, 2018

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 Macbeth by director Liliana Cavani, and music director Bruno Bartoletti. Macbeth - Leo NucciBanco - Enrico IoriLady Macbeth - Sylvie ValayreDama di Lady...

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MUSICA NUDA in CONCERT
MUSICA NUDA in CONCERTThursday, February 22, 2018 → Saturday, February 24, 2018

Vocalist Petra Magoni and double-bassist Ferruccio Spinetti fuse elements of jazz, rock, punk, and classical to create their own boundary-breaking sound. Harnessing the art of silence and the dramatic power of the lyric, the virtuosic Italian duo deconstructs the meaning of every song with infectious humour and raw emotion,...

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