Istituto Di Cultura - Toronto

VETRO An Exhibition of Contemporary Italian Glass. The Exhibit runs from November 11 to December 19, 2019. 496 Huron Street | free event

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“Art in the Library” with Carina Francioso
“Art in the Library” with Carina Francioso Friday, November 01, 2019 → Saturday, March 21, 2020

“Art in the Library” is the new original initiative created by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura to promote Italian-Canadian artists in Toronto. A new painting will be shown every season to delight our public with contemporary artists inspired by Italy and Italian culture.   Painting title: "Sotto lo ...

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VETRO an Exhibition of Contemporary Italian Glass
VETRO an Exhibition of Contemporary Italian GlassFriday, November 08, 2019 → Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto, in collaboration with Sandra Ainsley Gallery presents: Vetro: An Exhibition of Contemporary Italian Glass. Opening Friday November 8, 2019, 6.30pm 496 Huron Street | free event The Exhibit will be available to the public from November 11 to December 19, 2019. It is one of the...

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InCanto: Buon Natale!
InCanto: Buon Natale!Wednesday, November 27, 2019 → Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Come celebrate the Christmas season with inCanto as we present inCanto: Buon Natale! Inspired by the holiday traditions in their own families, our beloved vocalists – Giacomo Folinazzo, Sara Maida-Nicol and Tony Sciara – return to the stage this holiday season to bring you the songs and stories of what it means to c...

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The Nonna Monologues - A Comical experience about our love for Nonnas
The Nonna Monologues - A Comical experience about our love for NonnasFriday, December 06, 2019 → Sunday, December 22, 2019

World Premiere LIMITED ENGAGEMENT ONLY!December 6 – 22, 2019Columbus Centre --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tickets for Previews must be purchased in person, by email or by phone only.By email: rsvp@villacharities.comBy phone: 437-970-3318In person: Columbus Centre901 Lawr...

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VESUVIUS ENSEMBLE - CONCERT #2: Quanno Nascette Ninno: Christmas in Southern Italy
VESUVIUS ENSEMBLE - CONCERT #2: Quanno Nascette Ninno: Christmas in Southern ItalyFriday, December 13, 2019

Vesuvius Ensemble 2019/2020 concert series: Quanno Nascette Ninno: Christmas in Southern Italy FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2019 | 7.00 PM The second concert of the 2019/2020 season will focus on Southern Italy's CHRISTMAS celebration: the Messiah was born in humble conditions familiar to the peasants of the Southern Italian...

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Christmas @ Columbus Centre Concert
"Christmas @ Columbus Centre" ConcertSunday, December 15, 2019

The Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra presents "Christmas @ Columbus Centre" on Sunday, December 15, 3:00 PM. This afternoon festive program will feature an array of Christmas themed pieces as well as a selection of Italian operatic repertoire and Viennese waltzes by Strauss. Soprano Inga Filipova-Williams and tenor...

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CONCERT: Marco Vitale Tour of British Columbia
CONCERT: Marco Vitale Tour of British ColumbiaFriday, January 03, 2020 → Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Toronto and the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver are pleased to support internationally renowned, early music specialist Marco Vitale in a series of concerts across British Columbia. ABOUT MARCO VITALE: Harpsichordist, organist and musical director Marco Vitale was born in Palermo,...

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ICFF Befana (Activities and film screening) - A children's Italian holiday tradition!
ICFF Befana (Activities and film screening) - A children's Italian holiday tradition!Sunday, January 05, 2020

A FUN EVENT FOR ALL AGES - Bring your children, your grandchildren, your neighbours and your students... to the inaugural edition of ICFF Befana in Vaughan, a collaborative effort between L’Altra Italia, ICFF Youth and the City of Vaughan! This special event is the perfect conclusion to the holiday season, and a g...

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A Clown from Rimini Named Fellini - A Lecture Series by Dr. Franco Gallippi
A Clown from Rimini Named Fellini - A Lecture Series by Dr. Franco GallippiThursday, January 16, 2020 → Thursday, January 23, 2020

The aim of this lecture series is to commemorate Fellini’s hundredth birthday (January 20, 2020) by taking a journey through the decades of the Maestro’s filmography. Each lecture will be dedicated to two decades of Fellini’s career by concentrating on certain dominant themes that characterize the films o...

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CD LAUNCH: A Goblin’s Chamber by Maurizio Guarini
CD LAUNCH: A Goblin’s Chamber by Maurizio GuariniWednesday, January 22, 2020

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura presents Maurizio Guarini’s new album: A Goblin’s Chamber - A string quartet revisitation. Maurizio Guarini, member of Italian progressive rock band, Goblin, will perform a brief concert of some of the tracks from the new album, accompanied by a string quartet. “As a membe...

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L’Altra Italia Screening (TORONTO): Il grande spirito | The Great Spirit
L’Altra Italia Screening (TORONTO): Il grande spirito | The Great SpiritFriday, January 24, 2020

TORONTO Friday, January 24RECEPTION: 7:00pm | Toronto Fiction Club | 180 Pearl St.SCREENING: 8:00pm | TIFF Bell Lightbox | 350 King Street W. Genre: Comedy-Drama | Language: Italian| Subtitles: English In a neighbourhood on the outskirts of Taranto, a robbery takes place in which a fifty-year-old man named Tonino, who...

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EXHIBITION: Spazio Disponibile by Dawit L. Petros
EXHIBITION: "Spazio Disponibile" by Dawit L. PetrosSaturday, January 25, 2020 → Sunday, May 10, 2020

The Power Plant presents a new body of work by Dawit L. Petros. INTERNATIONAL ART PARTNER: ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA GUEST CURATOR: IRENE CAMPOLMIASSISTANT CURATOR: AMIN ALSADEN, CURATORIAL FELLOW Saturday, January 25 - Sunday, May 10 Born in Eritrea, Canadian artist Dawit L. Petros explores relationships between...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day: North American Premiere of Figli del destino (Sons of Destiny)
Holocaust Remembrance Day: North American Premiere of "Figli del destino" (Sons of Destiny)Tuesday, January 28, 2020

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Foreign Ministry renews its staunch commitment to preserve the memory of the Shoah, also abroad, through the numerous events and initiatives organised by our diplomatic network around the world, including the Italian Cultural Institutes. In 2020, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Toronto...

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Book Presentation: Where Angels Come to Earth by Vincenzo Pietropaolo and Mark Frutkin
Book Presentation: "Where Angels Come to Earth" by Vincenzo Pietropaolo and Mark FrutkinThursday, January 30, 2020

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to support the launch of the book "Where Angels Come To Earth: An Evocation of the Italian Piazza", by Vincenzo Pietropaolo and Mark Frutkin. The presentation will be moderated by Professor Don Snyder (Ryerson University), M.A., Photographic Studies, Goddard College, Plainfield,...

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Book Presentation: Possess the Air by Taras Grescoe
Book Presentation: "Possess the Air" by Taras GrescoeTuesday, February 04, 2020

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura will host a presentation for the new book by Taras Grescoe, "Possess the Air - Love, Heroism, and the Battle for the Soul fo Mussolini's Rome". Description: Whoever you are, you are sure to be a severe critic of Fascism, and you must feel the servile shame. But even you are responsible...

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