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Calendar of Events

Facing the camera – 50 years of Italian portraits
Facing the camera – 50 years of Italian portraitsWednesday, March 28, 2018 → Wednesday, May 02, 2018

This exhibition chronicles fifty years of Italian history showcasing a series of portraits, by 25 photographers, in which stories, identities and heritage are narrated by the looks of the subjects, eyes staring directly at the camera, at the authors of the shots and, ultimately, at all of us. Curated by M. Delogu.   I...

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Conference: May First, Italian Labor Day
Conference: May First, Italian Labor DayMonday, April 30, 2018

Around the world, May 1 is celebrated as Labor Day. In North America,  instead, Labor Day occurs on the first Monday of September, and the tradition orginates from the manifestation of September 5, 1882 by the Knights of Labor in New York. The international democratic socialism officially declared May 1 as Labor Da...

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Book presentation: The Pope Who Would Be King by David Kertzer
Book presentation: The Pope Who Would Be King by David KertzerTuesday, May 01, 2018

Presentation of The Pope Who Would Be King The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe, by David Kertzer. The author will be in conversation with Alexander Stille. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Pope and Mussolini takes on a pivotal, untold story: the bloody revolution that stripped the pop...

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Outstanding Italian Women Series - Lidia Bastianich
Outstanding Italian Women Series - Lidia Bastianich Wednesday, May 02, 2018

The series continues with Lidia Bastianich in conversation with Maria Teresa Cometto. Lidia Bastianich is the best‐selling author of thirteen cookbooks and the Emmy award-winning host of public television’s Lidia’s Kitchen, which also airs internationally, as well as a judge on MasterChef Junior Italy and I...

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InScena! Festival 2018
InScena! Festival 2018Monday, May 07, 2018 → Monday, May 21, 2018

Kairos Italy Theater, New York’s preeminent Italian Theater Company, and KIT Italia present the 6th Edition of In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, which features a record of twelve shows, directly from Italy to NYC; including a special Opening Night Event, We are Not Alone, starring Dario D’Ambrosi. The...

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Outstanding Italian Women Series - Monica Mandelli
Outstanding Italian Women Series - Monica MandelliThursday, May 10, 2018

The last talk of the series is with Monica Mandelli. Monica Mandelli earned a BS and MS summa cum laude in Economics and Social Science from Milan’s Università Bocconi and an MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School. She started her career working first at Merrill Lynch in London, in their mergers &...

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Beautiful Day Without You - Marco Calvani
Beautiful Day Without You - Marco CalvaniFriday, May 11, 2018

As part of the European Month of Culture 2018 organized by Origin Theater Company, world premier reading of Beautiful Day Without You, commissioned by Origin to Italian playwright Marco Calvani. Directed by Erwin Maas, the play will be presented as a work in progress. Cast includes Michael Edwards, Richarda Abrams & ...

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Speranza Scappucci in conversation with Harvey Sachs
Speranza Scappucci in conversation with Harvey SachsTuesday, May 15, 2018

Italian born conductor Speranza Scappucci recently made a successful Vienna debut acclaimed by the public and critics alike with La Traviata and La Cenerentola at the Vienna State Opera. In February 2017, she was the first female conductor to direct the orchestra in the annual Vienna Opera Ball. She is considered one of...

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Exile and Creativity Series - Concert: Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco's composition
Exile and Creativity Series - Concert: Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco's compositionThursday, May 17, 2018

The fourth evening of the series Exile and Creativity is dedicated to a musician who, because of the racial laws, like many intellectuals and politicians, was forced to immigrate to the United States. What better way to honor him than performing his music. Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (3 April 1895 – 16 March 1968)...

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Panorama Europe Film Festival
Panorama Europe Film Festival Sunday, May 20, 2018

Panorama Europe Film Festival returns for its tenth year with a selection of sixteen feature films and one short program, from May 4 to May 31, at Museum of the Moving Image and Bohemian National Hall. It opens on Friday, May 4 with the experimental art-world documentary thriller The End of Fear. The Italian film is: Beyond...

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2018 Mario Fratti Award -In Scena ! Closing Night
2018 Mario Fratti Award -In Scena ! Closing NightMonday, May 21, 2018

Reading and Award ceremony of the Winner of the 2018 Mario Fratti Award for Excellence in Italian Playwriting: The City Rises (La citta’ che sale) by Chiara Boscaro and Marco Di Stefano. The City Rises is a mosaic of interconnected stories about a changing city, Milan, and its inhabitants–victims and perpetrat...

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Canova e la Danza
Canova e la DanzaTuesday, May 22, 2018 → Thursday, June 28, 2018

The exhibition "Canova e la Danza" presents sixteen tempera paintings, made between 1799 and 1806, by the great Italian artist Antonio Canova, a premier for the American public, and on view again for the first time following their recent restoration.  The paintings are a loan from the Gipsoteca e Museo Canova, ...

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IDACO nyc – Opening Night
IDACO nyc – Opening NightWednesday, May 23, 2018

Opening night of IDACO nyc – Italian DAnce COnnection 2018 Edition - May 24-27. Reception, program presentation, video screening and site specific performance. IDACO nyc is an international, collaborative dance and art event in its fourth year, that presents a wide variety of performing experiences featuring the parti...

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IDACO nyc – Italian DAnce COnnection Festival
IDACO nyc – Italian DAnce COnnection FestivalThursday, May 24, 2018 → Sunday, May 27, 2018

IDACO nyc is a platform for both Italian and New York artists who want to take part in a dialogue with Italian culture, exploring and sharing their unique paths through movement, choreography and visual arts. IDACO nyc aims at encouraging artistic research and network building, crossing cultural boundaries and cultivating...

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Talking Pictures - The Visual Book Now
Talking Pictures - The Visual Book NowTuesday, May 29, 2018

TALKING PICTURES - The Visual Book Now is a series of events, presented on the occasion of the New York Rights Fair, which will look at contemporary publishing through the lens of visual language and imagery. As the culture has become increasingly visual, the visual book has flourished in the publishing industry and has...

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