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Concluso Fri Apr 14 2017Fri Apr 14 2017
“PASSIO”: THE MATER DOLOROSA IN POPULAR TRADITION

On this special Good Friday concert, Vesuvius Ensemble presents a unique comparison of popular and classical music for Holy Week with a particular emphasis on the Mother of Sorrows. Anguished melodies from various folk traditions will mix with heart-rending settings of the Stabat mater and other liturgical texts. This juxtaposition invites a collective meditation on […]

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Concluso Thu Apr 06 2017Fri Apr 21 2017
ICFF Year-Round Program: screening of ONDA SU ONDA

L’Altra Italia/ICFF Association, with the support of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, presents the screening of ONDA SU ONDA, directed by Rocco Papaleo. VAUGHANApril 6th, 20176:30 pm Reception8:00 pm ScreeningColossus Vaughan(3555 Highway 7 West) TORONTOApril 21th, 20177:00 pm ReceptionMaison Mercer(15 Mercer St.)9:00 pm ScreeningTiff Bell Lightbox(350 King St W) $ 40 Reception and Movie$ 13 […]

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Concluso Wed Apr 05 2017Wed Apr 05 2017
SCREENING OF L’INFERNO (1911)

Special Event hosted by the International Seminar On The Critical Approaches to Dante (ISCAD 2017) with live musical accompaniment by Maurizio Guarini. L’Inferno, directed by F. Bertolini, G. de Liguoro and A. Padovan, is a 1911 Italian silent film, loosely adapted from Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy. L’Inferno took over three years to make, and […]

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Concluso Tue Apr 04 2017Tue Apr 04 2017
JAZZ.FM91’s SOUNDS OF ITALY PIANO SERIES: FRANCO D’ANDREA

His artistic history is so rich and intense that his originality radiates through all of his collaborations and work, Franco D’Andrea is featured at the JAZZ.FM91 Sounds of Italy Concert Series! A poet with his instrument, rooted in the tradition of Afro-American music, his rhythmic ramblings are detailed with insistent riffs, quotes and authenticity. D’Andrea […]

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Concluso Tue Apr 04 2017Wed Apr 05 2017
INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE CRITICAL APPROACHES TO DANTE

In 2015 the world celebrated the 750th anniversary of Dante’s birth and started preparing the celebrations for the upcoming anniversary of his death. No need to say, these anniversaries concern, more than Dante himself, Dante’s readers. What one should celebrate and discuss are centuries of readings, both silent and aloud; of commentaries and doubts; of […]

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Concluso Wed Mar 29 2017Fri May 05 2017
PALIMPSESTS AND INTERFACES: ARCHITECTURE BY RENATO RIZZI AND CINO ZUCCHI

Italy under Construction series. The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present the exhibition Palimpsests and Interfaces: Architecture by Renato Rizzi and Cino Zucchi Architects,the third exhibition in the series Italy Under Construction. Through original models, drawings and photographs of selected work from the two architects, the exhibition explores the ambition to design buildings […]

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Concluso Sat Mar 25 2017Sat Mar 25 2017
DUO SCARLATTI

Duo Scarlatti consists of Nicola Pignatiello and Daniele Sardone, two of the youngest teachers of the Conservatorio S. Cecilia in Rome. They have been awarded first prizes at several international competitions. After graduating in Italy, studying with Domenico Ascione, they moved to Holland to study with Carlo Marchione at the Conservatorium Maastricht. They finished their […]

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Concluso Thu Mar 23 2017Thu Mar 23 2017
CETA: A New Framework For International Trade or The Last of Its Kind?

The Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada was signed in October 2016 and on Jan. 24, 2017, the deal moved closer to reality after the European Parliament’s Trade Committee approved it. On Feb. 15, the European Parliament adopted the trade deal, which will lead to the provisional application of the […]

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Concluso Tue Mar 21 2017Tue Mar 21 2017
SOTTO UNA BUONA STELLA (UNDER A LUCKY STAR): CHEF HEINZ BECK

After two successful years of oustanding dinner events featuring some of the best chefs from Italy, the sought-after Sotto una buona stella (Under a lucky star) dining series is back by popular demand for one more year. On Tuesday, March 21st experience the first dinner of an impressive 2017 program beginning with 3 Michelin-star Chef […]

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Concluso Fri Mar 10 2017Fri Mar 10 2017
BLAXPLOITALIAN. 100 YEARS OF BLACKNESS IN ITALIAN CINEMA. Screnning and lecture by FRED KUWORNU

Blaxploitalian 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema” (2016), a diasporic, hybrid, critical, and cosmopolitan dimension documentary directed by italian-ghanaian filmmaker Fred Kuwornu that uncovers the careers of a population of entertainers seldom heard from before: Black actors in Italian cinema. BlaxploItalian cleverly discloses the personal struggles classic Afro-Italian and African diasporic actors faced, correlating […]

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