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Ended Fri Mar 10 2017Sat Mar 11 2017
MEDIEVAL ETHIOPIA: A COLLOQUIUM

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 Friday 10 March 2017 Plenary lecture: 4:30-6:00 […]

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Ended Thu Mar 09 2017Fri Mar 24 2017
ICFF Year-Round Program:screening of VELOCE COME IL VENTO

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 St.8:30 pm Screening at Tiff Bell […]

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Ended Wed Mar 08 2017Wed Mar 08 2017
POETICA-3

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to invite the writers Gianna Patriarca, Terri Favro, M. Nourbese Philip, Margaret Christakos, and Irene Marques, to the third in a series of presentations which will feature local artists, writers, poets and who will share their latest works.  Poetica is a […]

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Ended Tue Mar 07 2017Tue Mar 07 2017
ISAAC JULIEN: OTHER DESTINIES at ROM Lecture Series

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 contemporary artist Isaac Julien addresses issues of globalization, movements of peoples, displacement, and […]

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Ended Tue Mar 07 2017Tue Mar 07 2017
JAZZ.FM91’s SOUNDS OF ITALY PIANO SERIES: DINO RUBINO

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. Dino Rubino born in Catania in 1980. He started to study piano at eleven in the conservatory “Bellini” of Catania but three years later, after a concert of Tom Harrell, he […]

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Ended Fri Mar 03 2017Fri Mar 03 2017
NICOLA BENEDETTI WITH VENICE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA

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 2013 Classical BRIT Awards. Her passion for Italian […]

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Ended Thu Mar 02 2017Thu Mar 02 2017
THE EARLY CULT OF THOMAS AQUINAS IN SOUTHERN ITALY

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 loved, in death much mourned by […]

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Ended Thu Mar 02 2017Thu Mar 02 2017
ITALIAN DESIGN DAY: ALDO CIBIC “RETHINKING HAPPINESS”

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 design, we can promote happiness. Its […]

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Ended Tue Feb 28 2017Tue Feb 28 2017
In conversation with the artist: VINCENZO PIETROPAOLO

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 with the audiance will follow. BIOs Vincenzo Pietropaolo […]

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Ended Sun Feb 26 2017Sun Feb 26 2017
EUFF – CLASSIC SERIES: “JOURNEY TO ITALY” by Roberto Rossellini

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 University. […]

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